406 job offers on first day of final placement session
Three BTech final-year students of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee, have bagged job offers with an annual pay packet of ₹1.54 crore each from an American multinational company.
It is the highest offer received by any student of the institute, according to a press statement.
The three students are from the computer science, electronics and engineering physics streams. One of them also bagged a job offer of ₹62 lakh per annum in India, the highest this year within the country.
The offers were made during the annual campus placement session that started on December 1 and will continue till December 15.
A total of 406 job offers were made on the first day of the placement session. "Thirty companies have participated in the placement session and 363 students appeared for job interviews on Day I of the session, when 322 job offers, including PPOs, were made. The highest international package has been ₹1.56 crore for three students, while it was ₹62 lakh domestically," a statement issued by IIT Roorkee said.
Amazon India Development Centre, American Express India, AppDynamics India Pvt. Ltd., Bajaj Auto, BNY Mellon Technology, Microsoft, Nutanix Technologies, Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI),Cohesity, Goldman Sachs, Google, Jaguar Land Rover India Limited, JPMorgan Chase & Co. – QR, Sprinklr, Squarepoint Capital, Texas Instruments, Uber, Oracle, SAP Labs, Salesforce are among the companies that made jobs offers.
In the 2018-2019 academic session, IIT Roorkee had attracted 1,127 job offers for its students and the highest job offer of ₹1.50 crore was made by tech giant Microsoft.
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