21 year old Vatsalya Singh Chauhan, a student of IIT Kharagpur bagged a whopping job offer from tech giant Microsoft with a totalt pay package of 1.02 crore. Vatsalya belongs Bihar and his father works as a welder for his living.
Vatsalya has done his schooling from a hindi medium school and became IIT ready from Kota, the coaching hub. He scored 75 percent in 12th exams and secured a rank of 382 IIT-JEE entrance exam.
During the campus placement in December, Microsoft offered Vatsalya a job offer package worth Rs 1.02 crore per annum. “I will join the company after completing B Tech in June this year,” he said.
His father Chandra Kant told HT over phone that his earnings were insufficient to run a family of eight members. “I took education loan worth Rs 3.50 lakh from a bank for his admission at IIT. We were in tears when Vatsalya told me that he has got a job in Microsoft,” he said to Hindustan times.