Mumbai boy, IIT reject, gets Google’s 1.2 crore job

Abdullah Khan (21) , the student of L R Tiwari Engineering College, Mumbai has been offered a 1.2 crore job by google. He has been selected for Google’s London office.

Khan was participating in a programming competition, when his profile was checked by Google. Khan said that he has participated in over 150 such competitions and never knew that there are companies observing profiles. In past, he has has won many such competitions.

He received an email from a Google official in November explaining the job profile. Khan was initially shocked and unsure of the email. He later found out from his friends that a few had also received similar emails. After a few rounds of online interviews, he was invited to London for final screening. Khan will join Gooogle’s site reliability engineering team in the month of September.

The coding junkie did his schooling in Saudi Arabia. He was unable to get into the reputed IIT engineering colleges. He later got admitted to the L R Tiwari Engineering college of Miraroad through state’s centralised admission process.

The principal of L R Tiwari Engineering college said that the highest salary for this year through college campus is Rs. 10 lakh.

G T Thampi, principal of Thadomal Sahani Engineering College, Bandra said that average package bagged by IIT students is Rs 4 lakhs. Though students have offers from Japanese companies, a package of 1 crore is unheard of. He added that Indian professional colleges have succeeded in creating a supply chain of human capital predominantly for IT products and service industry.

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