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Rs. 38 lakh annual package to Jamia students

New Delhi: Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi like many other universities has now started campus placement service and this year many MNCs like Microsoft, Google, Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra & Mahindra and Japanese company, Works Application visited Jamia to select students for their company. Japanese company, Works Application came to Jamia for the first time this year and after interviewing and shortlisting nine students selected two students of B. Tech (computer engineering), MCA, MSc (computer science) for its Singapore office with a package of 6 million Japanese Yen (Rs. 38 lakh) per annum. According to University Media Coordinator, Simi Malhotra, this is the highest package so far in the history of Jamia.

American company Microsoft India selected two students and offered both of them a package of Rs. 16 lakh (per annum) each. She said that some more reputed companies like Adobe India, HCL, Samsung, Tata Steel etc. will also be coming shortly to select students. She said that last year 105 companies had come to the University and had given employment offers to 475 students. Many other companies like Maruti, Mahindra have interviewed and short listed many students but have not yet decided about making offers.

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 1-15 October 2012 on page no. 15

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