Indore, Dec 16: A 21-year-old B.Tech student of IIT Indore has bagged a job with Google at an annual salary package of Rs 1.7 crore, one of the highest packages offered by the US-based internet giant during campus placements at the premier institutes.
Gaurav Agarwal, a student of B Tech final year in Computer Science and Engineering, has accepted the attractive offer made by Google, a spokesperson of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Indore told. [Google, Facebook offers Rs 1.5 crore to IIIT Hyderabad students]
The offer by Google to the young student is one of the highest salary packages offered during campus placements at IITs across the country, she said. [IIT-Bombay girl bags Rs 2 crore package from Facebook]
A delighted Agarwal, who hails from a middle-class family of Bhilai in Chhattisgarh, said his academic session with IIT-I will end in May 2015 and thereafter, he will join Google's office in California. He said he had not yet got a particular joining date.
Agarwal said he had taken an online test at IIT-I for getting employed with Google. After passing the test, he was called at the company's office in Gurgaon for an interview that he also cleared.
IIT-Indore, which commenced its first academic session in 2009, is among the leading technological institutes in the country.