Breaking the myth that established IITs fare better in job placements a non-IIT student grabbed a high pay job. A final-year computer science graduate of Delhi Technological University (DTU)bagged a job with Google at an annual package of Rs 1.27 crore per annum.
Chetan Kakkar has set a new record for international placement by grabbing an offer of $1,90,000 (Rs 1.27 crore approx) per annum from Google. Kakkar is a final year student of DTU's information technology department and he will be joining Google, California after he completes his study in 2016. This offer is highest package received by any DTU student in past three years of placement seasons. The highest offer made so far in DTU campus has been Rs 93 lakh.
Chetan's parents are teachers at Delhi University. His mother Rita Kakkar is in the faculty of chemistry department and father Subhash Kakkar is a teacher of management studies. "This was what I had been striving so far and I am excited to join Google," said Kakkar sharing the excitement. This is not the first time Google has made such offers to students. Last year, It has offered 1.7 CRS to a 21-year-old B Tech student of IIT Indore.