Huge Pay Packages for IIT Students
As the Indian economy shows the signs of revival, so does the ancient educational institutions of India – Indian Institute of Technology. In recent days, the students from IITs are getting huge salary packages from various companies. Here are some students who were recruited with handsome packages.
Sources stated that a student from IIT Kharagpur has been offered an annual salary of over Rs.1.5 crore. However, the name of the student and the company were not disclosed by the officials to save him/her from ‘unnecessary attention’. It is the highest abroad package of $250,000 which equals to Rs.1.54 crore. The highest domestic package was of Rs.42 lakh.
Deepali Adlakha from IIT Bombay was recruited by Facebook with an annual package of Rs.1.44 crore, one of highest pays in IITs. She is studying final year Computer Science. This includes salary of Rs.65 lakh per annum, bonus of Rs.20 lakh and the remaining in the form of stock.
Naseer Baba Shaik from Suraypet is an IIT Kanpur student. He was selected in Oracle campus recruitment and was offered Rs.79.18 lakh as salary. He is studying final year in Computer Science and Engineering.
He was a 239 rank holder in the All India IIT entrance exam in 2011. Hailing from a poor family, he joined in the IIT with the donations of people who responded to the article published on the papers about his poor economic status. Her father Jamaluddin used to work in a granite factory for Rs.5,000 and his mother was assisting the family financially by tailoring works.
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Sri Meghana Thotakuri, a final year student in Computer Science and Engineering from IIT Bombay was selected in Google campus recruitment with a salary of Rs.75 lakh.
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