Facebook offers IIT-Bombay girl Rs 2 crore package

 IIT-Bombay student Aastha Agarwal's Facebook job offer with Rs two crore package is perhaps the highest offered to an undergrad. The 20-year-old Jaipur girl is a third-year computer science student.

Her family has been celebrating ever since she broke the news. "Since I did training with Facebook in May-June in California, they were aware of my work and selected me during pre-placement," said Aastha.

"I was supposed to develop software. They were satisfied with my work and offered me the job right
away. Later, when I consented, they sent me the confirmation letter.''

She said she was eagerly waiting to complete her fourth year to join Facebook by October next year.


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Aastha was earlier selected to represent India at the Junior Science International Olympiad in 2009.

Her mother, Shobha Agarwal, said her only aim was to provide better education to her daughters.

Five IIT-Bombay students had got a package of Rs 1.42 crore during campus placements earlier.

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