Indian IT students going global   

Pranab Saikia
Pranab SaikiaPublished On: March 18, 2016
At times when a section students of the country, being intolerant, are trying to get political mileage from the present political unrest, here are f
Indian IT students going global   

At times when a section students of the country, being intolerant, are trying to get political mileage from the present political unrest, here are few students who have gone global in their career and a good example to extol.

Of late several Indian students are getting absorbed in several leading multinational companies like Google, Facebook, Apple, Oracle, Microsoft, and Adobe. IIT students have again proved that Indian students are capable of getting the highest paid jobs due to hard work and all adversity in life.

Astha Agarwal Gets Rs 2.1 crore- IIT Bombay

The IIT student from Jaipur got selected by Facebook to work as a software engineer. Astha Agarwal joined the department of computer science engineering at IIT-Bombay after securing the rank of 90 in all India JEE 2011 exams. She bags an annual salary package of 2.1 crores. Later, she realized that she was the highest among all, FB offered. She also got an offer from Google but she preferred to join FB.

Abhishek Pant Bags Rs 2-crore-IIT Kharagpur

In 2014, 22-Year-old Abhishek Pant, a final year computer science student of IIT Kharagpur bagged a job at google Inc. with a package of 2 crores per annum.

Born and brought up in the US and his family moved to Pune in 2006 and then he topped the CBSE 10th exams with the aggregate of 97.6 %. He had to initially clear two technical rounds over the phone for his 3 months internship. During the end of his internship, he had to undergo few rounds of interviews to get a job at Google. He successfully managed to crack all the rounds and get into the design solutions cell. The company asked him to join the company.

Gaurav Agarwal gets Rs 1.7 crore- IIT Indore

When Gaurav Agarwal, of IIT-Indore, was doing his final year B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering bagged a job with Google at an annual package of 1.7 crores it became a headline in the newspaper. He attended the interview held at IIT-I campus. He had taken the online test to pass the first round of interview, which he passed successfully. After passing the test, Google called him for the face-to-face interview in Gurgaon’s office where cleared the interview as well and got an offer to work in Google’s office at California as the software engineer. He said will join Google after his academic session with IIT-Indore.

Ashutosh Agarwal Bags 1.8 – IIT Patna

Ashutosh Agarwal, a 21-year old computer science student from IIT-Patna was offered an annual salary package of 1.8 crores by the Google Inc. During his 7th semester, he got an offer to work as an intern for three months at Google New York. After his internship, he was awarded the offer to work at Google office at North American states. He had to undergo rigorous steps of interviews at New York. It was the highest package ever offered in IIT-Patna.

Chetan Kakkar Offered Rs 1.27 crore - DTU

Chetan Kakkar from Delhi Technological University (DTU) received an offer of 1.27 crore approximately per annum. Chetan is expected to join Google, California after his study this year.

Four Students Bag Rs 1.5 crore from Oracle- IIT Bombay

Again, four students from the department of computer science of IIT-Kanpur managed to bag 1.5 crores per annum in 2015. This time, the offer was provided by Oracle. Similarly, 5 students from IIT-Bombay had also received an offer of 1.42 crore annual salary packages from Facebook way back in 2014. The huge salary package offered was included with 1.5-1.75 lakh US dollar as take away salary to the addition of Employee Stock Option Plan (ESOP) and bonus.

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