A student of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Banaras Hindu University has secured a package of Rs 1.04 crore per annum from a US-based company in the ongoing placement session. The placement had started from December 1 in various IIT campuses across the country. As per a release by IIT-BHU, around 266 students have grabbed the job offer of the salary packages between Rs 47 to Rs 12 lakh.
Companies which offered the package of Rs. 26 lakh were Tesco, TCS, Citrix, SRIN, Myntra BDA, Morgan Stanley, Paypal, Fidelity Investments, Oyo Rooms, Flipkart while, Reliance Jio, Synopsis, Elastic Run, Sapient, Veritas, Tata Steel, Citi Pune, Fire Eye, Reliance Jio (SDE) offered posts between Rs 8 to 20 lakh.
A total of 150 students got jobs during the time of internship with 33 companies.
The Banaras Hindu University (BHU) has now resorted to newest technology to add a new dimension to their research efforts. This step will also help them improve the institute’s ranking.
Meanwhile, a final year student from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee has bagged an offer worth Rs 1.5 crore from Microsoft. This is thus far the highest placement offer across IITs. The highest salary made by an Indian company was Rs 47 lakh.