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IIIT Allahabad students placed in Facebook for Rs 60L salary per annum

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Facebook hires IIIT Allahabad students
Two students from Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad (IIIT-A) have got placed in "Facebook" for a salary of Rs 60 lakh per annum.

Another student has been placed in Google as 'student ambassador'.

IIIT-A Director M D Tiwari said "Ankit Gupta and Yogesh Sharma have been recruited by the Facebook. Both are BTech final year students. Their batch-mate Divanshu Garg has been chosen as the 'Google Student Ambassador' to represent IIIT-A for the upcoming academic year."

Tiwari further said that many companies visited the campus in 2012-2013 session.

"More than 70% of the students got dream package of above Rs 5.5 lakh. The highest package received by a student was Rs 60 lakh. The companies that recruited institute's students, included Google, Microsoft, Walmart, Yahoo, Amazon, Facebook and Verizon."

These companies not only recruited students, but also offered PPOs to pre-final year students, he added.

Microsoft recruited Nishant Garg, Ajeet Kumar, Rohit Raj and Karan Rawat for a package of Rs 18 lakh per annum, while Walmart offered a package of Rs 22 lakh.

The faculty in charge Shishu Varma said that the placement of B Tech students was outstanding.

Shishu said, "Our Students have been selected on an All India basis and are the top 0.5% of the nations talent pool. The students are a mosaic of innovation, brilliance and sincerity with a zeal for making their mark in the world."

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