Google, the network and services giant, hired two BITS Pilani students for a whopping annual package of Rs. 1.44 crore, the highest Google has ever offered in the country. The package has also become the highest offer made to any Indian student in 2013.
The two students are Thoppilan Romal Devassy and Kannan Sunder, both natives of Mumbai and seventh semester students of the computer science branch in BITS, Pilani. More than 100 students participated in the interview and appeared for seven technical rounds and one written examination which were conducted in the campus. The other five rounds of technical interview related to subject knowledge were conducted in Bangalore. Networking giant Facebook also visited BITS for the third consecutive year and shortlisted three students.
It seems to raining placements in other technical and management institutes as well. Engineering colleges affiliated to RTU are also receiving a good response from the market post recession. IT giants like Infosys, Wipro and Forbes 500 in financial, real estate and consultancy are visiting campuses and hiring students in bulk.
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