The Indian Institutes of Technology running the placement program this year have urged recruiters to ensure there is no delay in onboarding selected candidates. Some have told recruiting companies that they could be blacklisted if they were to defer onboarding beyond a certain period.
Why it’s important: The premier engineering schools are wary of a possible recurrence of delays in joining dates because that is what happened to many student in the previous graduating batch. Placements faces a gloomy outlook this year as companies tighten belts due to muted demand in key markets. Moneycontrol