Sidharth, a computer science engineering student of Delhi Technological University (DTU), has been offered an annual salary package of Rs 1.25 crore from United States-based app-based taxi aggregator UberTechnologies, reported The Hindustan Times on Friday.
While this is the second-highest pay package offered to a student from DTU, this is not the first time in the recent past that Uber has offered such a large package to a prospective employee. According to the New Indian Express, in December last year, during the placements in the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Uber offered an M.tech passout from the varsity an international profile for a pay package of Rs 1.25 crore.
According to the HT report, Sidharth, an alumnus of Delhi Public School, Vasant Kunj, has been offered the position of a software engineer at the San Francisco office of Uber.The whopping salary package he has been offered includes basic pay of Rs 71 lakh and benefits, the latter of which take the package to Rs 1.25 crore.
The highest pay package offered to a DTU student was in 2015, when Google offered an annual salary package of Rs 1.27 crore, the report added. Read more