Two IIT Kanpur students get Rs 1.20 crore package
Two students from IIT Kanpur have got the highest package of Rs 1.20 crore per annum from IT giant Oracle. 76 others got a package between Rs 8 lakh to 24 lakhs per annum from different companies.india Updated: Dec 03, 2013 18:18 IST
Two students of Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur got Rs 1.20 cr package during the ongoing placement drive.
The drive was started on Sunday and it would continue till December 22, the IIT sources said.
Two students have got the highest package of Rs 1.20 crore per annum from IT giant Oracle. 76 others got a package between Rs 8 lakh to 24 lakhs per annum from different companies, they added.
Around 50 companies have already participated in the placement process, IIT Kanpur placement cell chairman Vimal Kumar said, adding that 200 more companies are expected to come.
Kumar, however refused to provide details of the salary packages being offered to students.
The big companies including Google, Oracle, Mitsubishi, Amazon, Citi Bank and Microsoft have conducted interviews and given offer letters to around 76 students yesterday.
A total of 180 students have got their offer letters till today.
Around 1,100 BTech, MTech, MBA and MSc students have registered in the placement cell for jobs, IIT Kanpur sources said.