A student Krunal Kishorbhai Patel from Birla Institute of Technology and Science Goa campus got a whopping Rs 1.4 crore annual salary job offer from Google.
Google offers a position at the internet giant's headquarters at Mountain View, California. BITS Goa campus placement cell will see him join the company in October 2015 as a Software Engineer.
Currently, Patel is pursuing a dual degree - B.E (honours) in computer science and M.Sc (honours) in mathematics at BITS Goa campus.
Patel said, "I couldn't believe it for a few seconds when my recruiter called me to present an offer. It was the best day of my life."
Google had conducted APAC test for students who would be graduating in 2015 from different universities across Asia Pacific and Patel ranked second in India and eighth overall.
"I was not quite bothered about placements till my third year at BITS. I had no clue as to what companies are looking out for. But, I made sure I kept my grades high and focused on learning as many things as I could to update my knowledge about computer science and mathematics," says Patel.