Four girl students from GITAM Institute of Technology bags a whopping salary package of Rs 18 lakh per annum at campus placement drive. These girls have been offered jobs at Amazon.
Last year, the highest pay package was Rs 16 lakh, which was offered by Microsoft
The second highest pay package, this year, is Rs 7.5 lakh per annum.
According to sources, for the first time, Visakhapatnam girl students bagged the highest package during the campus placement process. Out of four students, two students are from Visakhapatnam, while one is from Chhattissgarh and another is from Odisha.
"Nearly 100 students participated in the campus recruitment test for Amazon and four girls from our institute were selected," Gitam Institute of Technology registrar M Potharaju said.
"Last year, the average salary was around Rs 3.5 lakh, whereas this year it is around Rs 4 lakh," said a senior academician.
Around 35 IT and 15 core companies have visited the GITAM University for the placement process this year.
"The highest pay package for core companies is around Rs 6 lakh, which was offered by Maruti Suzuki," he said.
"We are giving aggressive training in all areas especially in communication and soft skills for the benefit of students. We are also focusing on providing training separately to students for core companies," he said.