In the age of 22, a Mumbai youth gets the package of Rs. 1.2 crore.
The main thing is that he has not cracked any competitive exams. The average salary offered to a graduate from a non-IIT engineering college in the city is around Rs. 4 lakh pa.
Abdullah Khan, a student of Shree LR Tiwari engineering college, Mira road, was called for an interview by Google on the basis of a profile on a site that hosts competitive programming challenges
He had given many online interviews and then asked for appearing for the final screening at Google’s office in London early this month. His 6 figure package includes the base salary of Rs. 54.5 lakh per annum, 15 per cent bonus and a stock option worth rs.58.9 lakh over 4 years. Khan is doing his final year BE (computer science), will join Google’s site team in September.
Khan told that he was not expecting such a huge offer when he participated in the competitions on that site. Also, Khan told that “I used to participate as it was fun. I did not know that firms check programmer’s profiles on such sites. I showed the email to my friends who knew someone who had received such an email in the past. I am looking forward to joining there team. It will be an amazing learning experience for me.”