DTU student Chetan Kakkar gets Rs 1.27 crore salary package from Google

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November 20, 2015

New Delhi: A student of Delhi Technology University on Monday has set a new record at his institute on Friday after grabbing an offer of Rs 1.27 crore annual salary package by the search engine giant Google. Kakkar, an alumni of Springdales, Pusa Road, reportedly said that, “DTU campus had made a great difference to his prospects”.

November 20, 2015

New Delhi: A student of Delhi Technology University on Monday has set a new record at his institute on Friday after grabbing an offer of Rs 1.27 crore annual salary package by the search engine giant Google. Kakkar, an alumni of Springdales, Pusa Road, reportedly said that, “DTU campus had made a great difference to his prospects”.

The DTU is famously known for its specialty in Information Technology and Computer Science department and the university holds a high cut off percentage every year.

Kakkar, a final year student at the DTU’s information technology department will be joining Google after completing his studies in 2016. He has been offered a compensation of Rs 1,25,74,200 ($1,90,000) per annum which is one of the highest salary offered to the DTU so far. Prior to Kakkar Rs 93 lakh was offered to a student in 2014.

Kakkar reportedly said, “This was what I had been striving so far and I am excited to join Google”.

Recently a Jalandhar based youth Prateek Narang and a student of DTU came into light when he won the ‘Hackathon 2015′ an on line competition organized by Google.

The challenge ‘Code for India’ was arranged by the Google, honouring Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the office of Google. Google CEO, Sunder Pichai, also congratulated Prateek Narang and it is believed that since then Google is attracted with the talent of DTU students.

Kakkar’s parents are lecturer at the Delhi University. Rita Kakkar is in chemistry department and Subhash Kakkar is a faculty at the management department. Working in Google is altogether a different experience. According to recent survey Indian techie first and final goal is to work with the search engine giant.


Courtesy: HT

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