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81 students get offers on Day One at IIT-M

Students interact ahead of the interview session on the first day of placement session at the Indian Institute of Technology (Madras) on Monday. Photo: B. Jothi Ramalingam   | Photo Credit: PHOTO: B. JOTHI RAMALINGAM

As many as 81 offers were made to students participating in the first two placement sessions on Monday at the Indian Institute of Technology- Madras.

In the first session, which began a minute after midnight on Sunday, seven companies, including Service Now Software Development India, Epic, Microsoft, Oracle India, Google, Visa Inc., and Cisco Systems picked up 17 students. Last year, 29 offers were made in the first session that targeted the core computer science engineering graduates.

This year, the highest annual pay package announced for the campus recruitment was $1,30,000.

The highest annual pay package from Indian companies, which recruited 64 students, is Rs.30 lakh for a selected candidate.

When pointed out that last year, a student was selected for $2.2 lakh, Babu Viswanathan, adviser, Training and Placement, said that as against one job profile requiring niche skills a year ago, the same company came up with more profiles.







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