Earlier this week, four students of National Institute of Technology (NIT), Jamshedpur bagged offers to work with US based online shopping retail company, Amazon. The institute’s spokesperson said that the students were offered an annual package of Rs 27 lakh each.
The four students namely, Sumit Sinha, Pankaj Kumar, Subham Kumar and Savyasachi belonged to the Engineering stream of the institute. Also, they had Computer Sciences as a subject. Last year, US based software company Epic Systems had selected two students from the same stream for an annual package of Rs 67 lakh each; so far the highest package offered to a NIT Jamshedpur student.
On Monday, a total of nine companies extended offers to 41 students during the first round of placements at NIT Jamshedpur. Dr. Rajiv Bhusan, the spokesperson for NIT Jamshedpur said that, “We’re expecting about 90 companies to participate in the next eight to nine rounds of campus selection this year. We’re confident of 100 percent placement through campus selection with more lucrative offers.”
Another seven students were recruited by Grofers India, the online shopping company. They were offered Rs 10 lakh each. Three students were recruited by Accolite Software for an annual package of Rs 10.5 lakh. Two students received an offer of Rs 8.25 lakh per year from Honda R&D Two Wheeler, and 14 students were offered Rs 6 lakh per year by Mahindra Comviva, a software solutions company.