IT students proved capable of a package of 23 lakhs

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According to news, 23 students of a Patiala-based university have been offered annual salary packages of upto Rs 23 lakh by top global companies like Samsung, Microsoft in campus placements.

They have shown their caliber. Twelve students have been hired as web designers by Japanese IT firm Hikari Tsushin for its Tokyo office with the highest package of Rs 23 lakh each, Thapar University said in a statement here.

A total of 687 students were offered jobs in 103 top global and Indian corporate during the recently held campus placement drive.

Two students were offered a package of 18.4 lakh rupees by DE Shaw while global IT giant Microsoft and Samsung Engineering took four and five students respectively, at a starting salary of Rs 16 lakh per annum according the University.

The 250-acre campus of Thapar University, founded in 1956, is situated at Patiala in Punjab. In 1985, it was accorded the status of a deemed university and it is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council of the UGC and has received “A” grade among all Indian universities.

The students selected with higher packages re students of Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, School of Mathematics and Computer Applications, Chemical Engineering and Civil Engineering Department.

On this, Thapar University Director Prakash Gopalan indicates the student’s excellence is the main reason of the achievement. He says “Students of both undergraduate and post-graduate courses have excelled in their respective disciplines, a fact which has been recognised by recruiters in the current placement season,”

He adds, “Our job-oriented courses are tailored to meet the growing and ever-changing needs of the industry,”

IT giant Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) hired 103 students, followed by Infosys Technologies (61), IBM (44). Other recruiters included L&T Construction, Sandisk Corporation, Deloitte Consulting India, EXL Services, and Freescale Semi Conductors Ltd.

The 250-acre campus of Thapar University, founded in 1956, is situated at Patiala in Punjab. In 1985, it was accorded the status of a deemed university and it is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council of the UGC and has received “A” grade among all Indian universities.

Source:TOI 

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