IIIT-Delhi student bags highest package of Rs 1.45 crore
In a first for the Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Delhi, a woman computer science engineer has bagged the highest pay package of over Rs 1.45 crore in the recently concluded placement. The students from the 2020 batch have received a total of 562 offers, including 310 full-time and 252 internships, along with one international offer from Facebook.
This placement season, some students received pay packages close to Rs 43 lakh and Rs 33 lakh. The average compensation is Rs 16.33 lakh and the median stands at Rs 14.85 lakh, inclusive of all UG and PG programmes.
Some of the top companies which recruited from the campus include Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Goldman Sachs, Adobe, Qualcomm, Nvidia, Wadhwani AI, WDC, Tower Research, HSBC MathWorks, Harmon Kardon, Reliance &Samsung R&D etc. IIIT-Delhi will hold a second phase of placement in December.
Apart from this, the institute received 108 internship offers for B.Tech pre-final batches (CSE/ECE/CSAM/CSSS/CSD) students graduating in 2021. Some of the top companies offering internships included NetApp making 4 offers, Nvidia making 8 offers, Tower Research offering 4 students, Adobe closing with 4 offers, Amazon and Google with six each, and one from Facebook London with a stipend of Rs 3.31 lakh.