Setting a new record for international placement for Delhi Technological University (DTU), Delhi student Chetan Kakkar has grabbed an offer of $1,90,000 (Rs 1.27 crore approx) per annum from Google. Also Read - UEFA Euro 2020: Colourful Google Doodle kicks off European Football ChampionshipAlso Read - Android 12 beta 2 rolling out: New privacy features, tweaked design and more
According to Times of India, Kakkar, who is an alumni of Springdales, Pusa Road said the DTU campus has made a great difference to his prospects. Chetan Kakkar, a final year student of DTU’s Information Technology department, will move to California to work with Google after he completes his course in 2016. Also Read - Sundar Pichai: 5 interesting facts about Google CEO you never heard before
The offer made by Google to him is one of the highest salary packages offered during campus placements at the university. The highest offer made so far in DTU campus has been Rs 93 lakh.
“This was what I had been striving so far and I am excited to join Google,” said Kakkar. “Kakkar’s parents are teachers at Delhi University. Rita Kakkar is in the faculty of chemistry department and Subhash Kakkar is a teacher of management studies”, the report further added.
This is not the first time Google has made such offers to students. Last year, the search giant offered Rs 1.7 crore salary package to a 21-year-old B Tech student of IIT Indore.