IIM Lucknow students get 100% final placements in three days; IT sector recruitment likely to surge this year
The students were reportedly offered jobs in top four segments—consulting, finance, sales and marketing and business development, said a report.
There have been instances where startups have faced the ire of educational institutions on behalf of the students many of whom will begin their careers with the campus placement. Hence, it is very important for students to carefully consider various parameters before joining a startup.
Larsen & Toubro Infotech has withdrawn offer letters of 1,500 students citing poor performance in an assessment test, 18 months after they were offered jobs. The students, left in a lurch, have gone on a hunger strike, reported CNN News18.
Philip Kotler said, "Marketing is the action or process which helps the consumer satisfy her demand at an appropriate exchange value." So now has this changed in the last 15 years?
A 21-year-old B Tech student of IIT Indore has bagged a job with Google at an annual salary package of Rs 1.7 crore, one of the highest packages offered by the US-based internet giant during campus placements at the premier institutes.
An IIT-Bombay student has claimed to have received a job offer of Rs 2 crore from social networking site Facebook.
Considerations of professional fulfilment and a desire to pursue higher studies have trumped offers of eight-figure salaries during placements at IIT Kanpur as four students chose to turn down jobs which would have paid them more than Rs 1 crore yearly.
The top salary offered was USD 1.29 lakh per year, made by a foreign company.
According to the report, Facebook's starting salaries for computer science engineering grads is Rs 60 lakhs per annum. Samsung is offering Rs 90 lakh annual package and three Indian meals a day to 10 students.<br />