It was the best campus placement in the history of Delhi Technological University and comes at a time when the economy is in gloom. A computer engineering student , Himanshu Jindal, received an offer of an annual package of Rs 93 lakh (US$ 1,15,000) plus 125 stock units from Google, USA.
Another final-year software engineering student, Nilesh Aggarwal, received an annual package of Rs 70 lakh (US$ 1,05,000) from EPIC, a US based software company.
The academic session of the university started on August 1 and over 40 companies have visited the campus so far. A total of 265 job offers were received in the first month. According to officials, Google, USA has offered the highest package so far to Jindal, a fourth-year student.
“I am happy that I’ve got such an excellent placement in a world-renowned company. This is due to my hard work, the blessings of my parents and the support of my friends,” said Jindal.
Eleven students, including Aggarwal , bagged offers from EPIC. Navy Singla, Mohit Yadav, Ekaansh Goel, Ujjwal Arora and Ashutosh Mishra, all from the computer engineering branch, also received offers.
A student has been offered a pay package of Rs 28 lakh by Goldman Sachs and eight students a package of Rs 19 lakh from Amazon. The leading companies are also offering paid internship to third-year students.