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IIT student bags Rs 2.15 cr salary package

During the placement process, an IIT (Roorkee) student was offered a package of Rs 2.15 crore per annum by a multinational corporation.

Three students from the institute have received annual cost offers from domestic organisations ranging from Rs 1.30 crore to Rs 1.8 crore. In the placement drive that ended on December 16, 1,243 students received employment offers.

Eleven IIT (Roorkee) students have been offered a job for Rs 1 crore per year.

According to IIT Roorkee, 281 firms participated in the campus placement drive, which ran from December 1 to 16. The companies included Accenture Japan Limited, Amazon, American Express, Arup India Private Limited, Bank of America, Cisco, Dream 11,

EXL Service, Flipkart, Goldman Sachs, Havells India Limited, Hindustan Uniliver Limited, ICICI Bank, intel, JP Morgan, Larsen and Toubro, and Microsoft.

These companies offered 1,243 jobs, of which 32 were multinational.

Talking about the placement drive, Professor In-Charge Placement and Internship IIT (Roorkee) Vinay Sharma said the corona pandemic

has brought directional changes in the placement scenario.

"For that, we made a strategy under which we focused on companies which are doing fine in the areas of Artificial intelligence, Software network, Analytics, e-commerce, FMCG. We also ensured a lot of diversity in the profiles resulting in students being selected as per their interests," he explained.

"Besides this, we did an in-depth analysis of the economic developments across the world and accordingly collaborated with firms which

were doing well," Prof Sharma added.

"With all the above strategies in place we performed very well and grabbed multinational as well as domestic offers," he added.

Prior to placement season, sessions were organised to know areas of interest of the students, he said, adding that the institute approached the leading firms accordingly.

Professor Sharma said, "As our placement data for 2021-22 signify, the students of IIT Roorkee are consistently performing well in all the profiles and they are recognised as top class human resource."


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