BITS Pilani Rajasthan student gets Rs 40 Lakh job offer

The graduates of Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani have done it again. The highest package offered this year to eight graduating students of the institute has broken all records at a whopping Rs 40 lakh per annum each. Schlumberger, the world's leading supplier of technology, integrated project management and information solutions to customers working in the oil and gas, has offered job postings abroad to eight students of BITS - Pilnai with a compensation Rs 40 lakhs/annum. Another company Facebook, the largest social networking website is expected to hire few more students with an annual package of Rs 38.5 lakhs/annum. Of 400 students in first semester of batch 2011 in both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, 300 students have already been placed in renowned companies. The highest domestic package has touched Rs 12.8 lakh for job posting in India by D E Shaw, a global investment and technology company based in New York.
The chief placement coordinator of BITS - Pilani, Mani Shankar Dasgupta said, " There is a good mix of national and international companies which placed our students in India." He admitted that attracting these big companies wouldn't have been possible without the support of the alumni who have wide network among companies. So far, 55 companies have registered in Pilani for recruitment, which has surpassed all technical education institutes in the state. The authorities are hoping that by the end of November 2010 they will achieve 100% placements. "Over 20 more companies are lined-up to visit the campus in this session," added Dasgupta.