This year Google conducted its placement at BITS Pilani and offered them a salary of Rs 1.44 crore ($2,35,000). On the other hand, Microsoft is offering Rs 79.51 lakh for jobs at its Redmond headquarters. Epic Systems and Schlumberger were also amongst the top recruiters offering $1,08,300 (Rs 66.4 lakh) offer and $1,05,000 (Rs 64.4 lakh) offer respectively.
Other recruiters were Amazon, eBay, Flipkart, Schlumberger. These recruiters have hiked their packages offered by 25% in comparison to previous year.
The placement team said that there was an increase of 40 per cent in the recruiters and the Goa campus noticed an increase of 100 per cent.
Last year, Google and Microsoft had offered top salaries of Rs 68.34 lakh and Rs 60 lakh, respectively. Goldman Sachs paid Rs 13 lakh this year for roles in the technological division compared with Rs 11 lakh last year as per sources.
Moreover, Three students of Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT), Allahabad, and NIT-Calicut have bagged jobs at Rs 25 lakh package from Amazon. Flipkart is offering Rs 15 lakh plus benefits across campuses. Myntra is also offering a similar kind of offer to the deserving candidates.
Start-ups like Code-Nation is offering Rs 24 lakh across campuses, significantly more than Flipkart. Code-Nation is offering to NIT-Warangal, VIT-University students and will be seen at NITK-Surathkal in the next few days.