Education pays back, IIT-ian bags job with Rs 73 lc salary

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Kanpur, Dec 17: Bagging a job in US company, Pocket Gems with a magnificient salary (per annum) of $137,000 (over Rs 73 lakh), an IIT student from Kanpur, Karan Narain made a record.

With these huge amount of salary, Narain became one of the first IIT-ian and one of the Indians who have offered such a huge huge salary during their campus selection.

Speaking about his selection in Pocket Gems, Narain said, "Pocket Gems is into mobile application development for Android and iOS. The interviews held in Kanpur were completely technical."

The IIT student gave all credit to his schooling in different cities (Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad and Agra) in India and claimed that the schools, where he has done his schooling, explored a new world of knowledge to Narain who is pursuing M Tech in the IIT-Kanpur.

"I had some background in Android which could have appealed to them. It's a start-up, so has only around 100 employees. They've visited all the IITs and recruited a few students from each," added Narain.

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