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IIT-Hyderabad student bags Rs 1.2-crore package with Google

Sneha Reddy, who graduated from IIT-Hyderabad this year, has bagged a whopping Rs 1.2-crore pay package (per annum) from Google, the highest received by a student in the IIT-H’s history since it was established in 2008.
Education News The highest package was offered to a student until May was Rs. 40 lakh and the average package stood at Rs. 11.5 lakh.

Sneha Reddy, who has been selected for Google Intelligence project, had received the medal under ‘Excellence in Academics and Co-curricular activities’ from President Ram Nath Kovind.

The Computer Science Graduate from IIT Hyderabad, who has got four gold medals, completed four rounds of online test which Google conducted recently and finally got the opportunity. She was due to visit the US for the final round, but as she was unable to go there, Google did the final round also for her through online on the basis of her excellence in previous rounds.

A native of Vikarabad, Sneha Reddy's father Sudhakar works in a software firm in Hyderabad. IIT faculty was all praise for the student, who made the institution proud. Sneha Reddy said that IIT-Hyderabad has encouraged its students towards experiments and "helped her lot getting selected for Google's project".

According to the placement report released by the IIT-H during the last May, as many as 268 students of the 2017-18 academic year were placed out of 424 registered for placements this year. The highest package was offered to a student until May was Rs. 40 lakh and the average package was put at Rs. 11.5 lakh. However, a good number of students have also bagged the offers from Multinational Companies during June and July months. The IIT-H is expected to release an updated report on placements this year shortly.

Source: PTI
Published on 8/8/2018 3:41:00 PM
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