Hyderabad student bags 1.2 cr package from Google

Sneha Reddy, graduated from IIT-Hyderabad earlier this year, has successfully managed to bag a whopping Rs 1.2-crore package (per annum)from Google, it is the highest package received by a student in the IIT-Hyderabad history since it was established in 2008.

She has been selected for Google Intelligence project, had received the medal under ‘Excellence in Academics and Co-curricular activities’ from President Ram Nath Kovind. Previously the highest package was offered to a student was Rs 40 lakh and the average package stood at Rs 11.5 lakh.

The Computer Science Graduate from IIT Hyderabad got four gold medals, completed four rounds of online test which Google conducted recently and finally got the opportunity. Her father Sudhakar is native of Vikarabad and works in a software firm in Hyderabad.

She was due to visit the US for the final round, but as she was unable to go there, On the basis of her excellence in previous rounds Google did the final round for her through online.

She said that IIT-Hyderabad has encouraged its students towards experiments and “helped her a lot in getting selected for Google’s project”.