Giant Tech companies namely Amazon, Google and Microsoft have recruited students from the University Institute of Engineering and Technology, Panjab University.
“The highest package offered this year is Rs 40 lakhs per annum and annual average package has also witnessed a rise from 5.5 lakhs in 2018 to 7 lakhs in 2019,” said a spokesperson of Panjab University.
Shivank Bali and Tarun Khullar, 4th year Computer Science Students from UIET were offered job by Microsoft after they appeared in the firm’s recruitment procedure. They were offered a highest package of Rs 40 lakh.
Tarun Khullar is also offered job by Google for the position of Software Engineer. With an annual package of 30 lakh each, the online giant, Amazon has recruited two students Gurpreet Singh and Rahul Bafila, computer science students. Ridhima a computer science 4th year student has been offered six months internship at Amazon.
Samsung, another big giant in technology has recruited four students namely Sagar Kalra, Akshay Kumar, Amit Singh and Naman as they went through the firm's on campus recruitment procedure.
Moreover, Amit Kumar, Anvneshna Sood, Kunal Garg, Sandhya Kumari, Shivam Chaudhary have been recruited by the telecom giant, Airtel.
The spokesperson said that the placement session of 2019-2020 witnessed the arrival of 63 companies in total providing full time job and internship offers. It saw an acknowledgement of 308 offers. A total of 256 students from campus were placed in these companies after they got through their selection procedures.
Last year, the highest package offered at the UIET was just Rs 16 lakh, and it stood at Rs 20 lakh in 2017.