Google arrives at Punjab University’s University Institute of Engineering and Technology, UIET. At the Institute, the company hired Nimish Khurana as a software engineer.
Nimish Khurana is a student of computer science engineering at the institution and he is 21 years old. He has received a package of 31,00,000 per annum from the company. This is the highest package that Google offered at UIET.
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WHO IS NIMISH OF UIET?
The student belongs from Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh and is hired by Google in an off-campus placement drive with the profile of a software engineer. Expressing his happiness over this achievement, Nimish said that people can see every challenge as an opportunity. Moreover, in the lockdown everybody got an ample amount of time to invest in themselves. He dedicates this achievement to his parents and family who always supported him.
MICROSOFT HIRED TWO STUDENTS LAST YEAR
Last year during the off-campus placement drive, Microsoft hired two students and offered them a package of 41 Lac per annum. This year five students got a package of 30 lacs from Amazon. One of the students who received this package, Harsh Bhardwaj said that he thanked the institution and the placement cell for the support. He is honored to receive this package during the present situation.
RECRUITING COMPANIES AT UIET
According to the data received from the training and placement cell, a total number of 286 students got placement this year. However last year there were more than 300 students that got placed. Sarbjit Singh is the faculty in-charge of TPC. He said that due to the pandemic they got less number of job offers. But, the efforts of the training and placement cell did not let the pandemic put a huge impact on the placements. UIET conducted the placement drive virtually. Several companies like Vedanta, Hindustan Unilever, Tata Power offered placement opportunities to the students. Some of the top hiring companies were American Express, Goldman Sachs, Amazon, and Samsung.
AVERAGE PACKAGE AT UIET
The average package that went off this year was 6.45 LPA. The director of UIET, professor JK Goswami expressed his pride to share the highly commendable performance of the students even in this pandemic situation. He is hoping that the coming years what show a better performance.