IIT boy gets Rs 1.5 crore salary

iitkanpurAn IIT Kanpur (IITK) student has been offered a salary package of Rs 1.5 crore. IT giant Microsoft offered Delhi-born IIT graduate this hefty salary package during campus placements.

The sum of Rs 1.5 cr towards salary package for a graduate of IIT Kanpur is the biggest one till now. This is a record in IIT Kanpur’s history. Last year Rs 93 lakh was the highest salary package offered to an IIT Kanpur student. This selected IIT graduate will be posted at Microsoft headquarters at Redmond, US.

Right now campus placements are going on in IITs across India and more record salary packages are expected to be offered to IIT students in the coming days. This year about 200 companies, including the new generation businesses like Uber, Paytm, Ola and others are participating in the campus placements, to recruit the brightest tech
graduates in India from IITs.

According to the reports received till now, some more hefty pay packages are : Samsung has offered Rs 78 lakh to graduates from IIT Bombay, while Uber gave a pay package of Rs 75 lakh for an IIT Madras (Chennai) graduate.