Google recruits NIT student at Rs. 70 lakh per anum
Tijo Jose, an M.Tech computer science student at National Institute of Technology, here, has bagged a placement offer of Rs70 lakh from Google Inc.
This is the highest ever salary offer received by an engineering student from any technical institute in the state, according to a statement from NIT.
The previous record of the 50-year-old NIT (formerly Regional Engineering College) in terms of salary was Rs22 lakh received by two PG students in 2011-12 from McDermott Inc, an MNC. Tijo has been selected to the Google’s Mountain View office, USA.
Tijo Jose told DC that he wanted to thank everyone who supported him for his achievement. He will join for work in October 2013 after completing his MTech.
Tijo is son of Jose Joseph, an agriculturist and Annet Jose, a homemaker in ‘Nedungatt house,’ Vazhakulam near Thodupuzha in Idukki. Jonitha Alphonsa Jose is his sister and Sanal Jose, brother.