More than 12 IIT Kanpur students salary package tops Rs 1 cr

Written by PTI | Kanpur | Updated: Dec 19 2013, 04:03am hrs
IIT KanpurIIT students salary package: In the last 15 days, 675 students of IIT Kanpur have got job offer letters.
More than twelve students at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) here have bagged a salary package of Rs 1 crore or more during an ongoing placement drive.

There are dozens of students who have bagged a package between 30 lakh to 75 lakh rupees per annum, head of IIT placement centre Vimal Kumar said today.

However, he refused to give details of the package.

In the last 15 days, 675 students have got job offer letters. The first phase of the placement drive would end on December 22 and the second phase would start from January 5, he said.

Around 200 companies have already participated in placement drive while 15 to 20 more companies are expected to come.

Multi-national companies that have participated in the placement procedure so far include Mitsubishi, Amazon, Citibank, Microsoft, Sony, Samsung, Airbus, HSBC Bank, Deutsche Bank, Credit Switch and others, Kumar said.

Indian companies that participated in the placement drive include Tata motors, ITC, Flipkart, Infosys and Hero motors.