IBM Referral Drive

IBM Referral Drive 2018

All you need to know about IBM Referral Drive 2018 can be found out on this page. Students who have passed out in year 2016, 2017 and 2018 are eligible for this drive. This referral drive is for for Freshers even the news launch the heading was IBM Referral Drive for 2018 Batch freshers, though in description it was mentioned that 2016 and 2017 people are also eligible, you can find IBM Referral Drive eligibility criteria on this page as well.

  1. Salary – Rs. 3,25,000 
  2. Bond Duration – 1 Year
  3. Salary per month (after Tax etc) –
    1. Training Time – Rs. 19,330
    2. Post Training – Rs. 23,000

Read every detail Below Carefully if you fill the form wrongly you will not get call, so we suggest to go through the whole page properly and then go ahead with application process –

If you have any question please comment below in the comments section at the end of the page. We will reply there :).


How to Apply for IBM Referral Drive 2018

  • IBM is conducting the off campus drive for students who have passed out in 2016, 2017 and 2018. Find out how to apply for this on the how to apply section below.
  • There are 5 phases of the drive i.e test will be conducted 5 times currently 2rd phase is going on and 3 phases are left.

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IBM has introduced IBM referral drive for 2016 and 2017 graduates, the company has asked employees to refer Freshers and Experienced both.

  • Contact a person who is working at IBM
  • Ask him to refer you give him your email
  • He will refer you and you will get email from IBM regarding the procedure.
  • If you dont have any relative, friend or family working there then contact your placement cell of college they will help.
  • Your friends at IBM can refer you before deadline ends(Check Deadline date with IBM Employees for the IBM off-campus referral drive 2018.
  • Unfortunately, 2018 passing out students and people who have attended any IBM drive in the past 6 months cannot attend this off-campus drive. This IBM referral drive is happening exclusively for the 2016/2017 and 2018 graduates

Direct Application for IBM

Generally we have seen that HR’s prefer to select candidates who have applied through referral. But, you can also apply directly, though there will be less chances than referral application to get selected.

We recommend applying both ways –

  • Via Referral
  • Via Direct Application

You can visit the following link to apply directly for IBM Freshers.

IBM Salary Strucutre

  • IIT – 6 to 12 LPA
  • NITs  – 4.2 LPA, 
  • other local colleges – 3.25 LPA.

It depends on which department of IBM they are visiting your campus too, if they are visiting for IRL i.e. IBM Research Facility then the package will be higher upto 12 Lakhs. For GTS and GBS package are generally lower.

IBM Eligibility Criteria for Freshers

If you want to apply for IBM Off Campus Referral Drive 2018 here are some facts and IBM OFF Campus Eligibility Criteria for referral drive-

  • Job Profile: System Engineer for GTS, GBS, IRL, ISL etc
  • Degree Needed: B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech/MCA/M.Sc – 2016/2017/2018 Batch
  • Exp Needed: Freshers
  • Work location: Across India
  • Event location: Bangalore/Chennai/Delhi/Hyderabad/Pune/Kolkata
  • Last Date To Apply: 23 May 2018 (will change date if new drive comes)

Detailed Criteria –

  • B.E / B.Tech / MCA / M.E. / M.Tech (2016, 2017 and 2018 passout batch)
  • B.E/B.Tech: Computer Science, Computer Science & Engineering, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Applied Electronics & Instrumentation, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering, Electronics &
  • Telecommunication Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Electronics Instrumentation & Control Engineering, Instrumentation & Control Instrumentation Engineering
  • M.E./ M.Tech: Computer Science, Computer Science and Engineering, Computer Science and Information Security, Computer Technology, Computer Technology and Application, Computer Applications in Industrial Drives, Data Engineering, Information Security, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Software Systems. Web Technology
  • Minimum Percentage: Graduation and Post-Graduation, e.g., B.E / B.Tech / MCA / M.E. / MTech) – 65% or 6.5 CGPA
  • School (SSLC or Xth, HSC /PUC/XII, Diploma or Equivalent) – 60% or 6.0 CGPA
  • No current backlogs.
  • Open to candidates from any college across the country

How to Prepare for IBM Referral Drive

What information do you need to send to the person who is referring you –

  • Candidate’s Detail:
    • Full Name:
    • Mobile Number:
    • Primary Mail ID:
    • Date of Birth(DD-MMM-YYYY):
    • X Std % of CGPA:
    • XII Std % of CGPA:
  1. Diploma (if applicable)
    1. % of CGPA:
    2. Graduating State:
  2. Graduation:
    • % of CGPA:
    • Graduating State:
    • Year of Completion:
    • Specialization/Branch:
  1. Post Graduation(if applicable):
    1. % of CGPA:
    2. Graduating State:
    3. Year of Completion:
    4. Specialization/Branch:

Preferred Test Location: Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Pune or Kolkata 

IBM Off Campus Referral Drive 2018 selection process