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Whopping Rs 1.54 crore package to IIT Roorkee Students by Google!!

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Now its turn for the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee, Google has offered an annual salary package of Rs 1.54 crore to four students.

In its placement drive, around 1,600 students have attended the campus interview.

Around 60 companies has visited the campus so far, one-fourth of the students had already placed.

"Placements so far have been good and we are confident of placing 1,200 students before we close the first phase of our placements," said a placement official from IIT-Roorkee.

Google offers Rs 1.5 crore to IIT Roorkee students

Recently, two IIT Kanpur students bagged Rs 1.20 crore salary package from Oracle company.

"The mix of origin countries of multinational companies (MNC) is increasingly getting diverse. Earlier, an MNC would mostly mean an American firm. But now, more and more Japanese, Korean, French, German and other European firms are coming to the campus," said a placement committee member at IIT-Kanpur.

IIT Kanpur had received offers from SONY, Michelin, Deutsche Bank and Samsung.

This year Samsung has made an offer to 20 students of IIT Kanpur. Compared with the last year's, Mitsubishi has also raised its offers to 10 students.

On the other hand, IIT Bombay has seen a more south Asian companies are visiting for campus placements.

"Till last year, we had around five companies. This year, we have 15 companies confirming participation," said an official from the placement office of IIT-Bombay.

The trend is also visible at IIT-Madras, which saw recruiters such as Sumitomo Chemical (Japan), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Sysmex Corporation and Samsung making one, seven, two and three offers, respectively.

In 2012, around 175 companies has visited the IIT Kanpur for hiring. This year already 80 companies visited the campus.

On the completion of three day placements at IIT Madras, 267 offers were issued. At this institute, the highest package offered was $210,000 a year.

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