Delhi's premier engineering college, IIIT Delhi, student has bag the package of Rs 35 lakh. (Photo/Agency)
Delhi's premier engineering college, IIIT Delhi, student has bag the package of Rs 35 lakh. (Photo/Agency)

One of Delhi’s premier engineering college, Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) student has bag the package of Rs 35 lakh. Popularly knows as IIIT Delhi, the engineering college has recently concluded its campus placement season for the 2016-17 batch with more than 100 companies making as many as 342 offers to the students. The average salary package received by students this year stood at Rs 12 lakh per annum, said a statement.

The maximum annual salary package offered was Rs 35 lakh, given to a BTech graduate from an ERP system manufacturing company Works Application. The institute has claimed offers of up to RS 26.5 lakh for MTech stream.

While technology giants like Google, Oracle and IBM came looking for fresh recruits, companies such as Amazon, Qualcomm, Works Application, IBM Research, Sandisk, Directi, and Adobe also offered jobs to students. Major job profiles were offered as software developers, research engineers, data scientist, design engineer, system engineer and business analyst, said IIIT Delhi.

IIIT-D said that it hosted all the prominent consulting groups during the first phase. IIIT Delhi hosted 25 companies during its second phase of placement. The maximum annual compensation package was of Rs 16.5 lakh offered by Qualcomm. This was the first time that Qualcomm, an A+ category company visited IIIT Delhi. The institute also claims that this year emerged as the biggest recruiter of the season making 32 offers.

“We are delighted. Our students have made us proud by bagging such handsome offers from leading companies. This is a moment of joy and pride. It is an affirmation of IIIT-D’s reputation and training,” said Pankaj Jalote, Director, IIIT Delhi.

This time the majority of MTech ECE students have received​ core jobs and core internship. Here is the placement breakup

BTech CSE students: 98.86%
BTech ECE: 92%
MTech CSE: 92.45%
MTech ECE: 93.75%

“The Information Technology and Information Technology Enabled Services sectors is on the rise. There are new avenues of jobs in the software and hardware development, technology consultancies and software management,” Prof ​Jalote added.

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