Bisakh Mondal-a fourth year student of Computer Science from Jadavpur University-Kolkata has got a job with Facebook in London. His annual package is at a whopping Rs. 1.8 crore.
"I got the job offer on Tuesday night. In the past two years during the Covid pandemic, I got the opportunity to do internships at several organisations and gather knowledge outside my curriculum studies. This has helped me crack the interviews," Mondal told The Indian Express.
He has also got offers from the likes of Amazon and Google, nevertheless he opted for Facebook as it offered a higher pay. "I will join Facebook in September. Before accepting this job, I got offers from Google and Amazon. I thought choosing Facebook would be the best as the pay package offered by them was high," he told a leading publication.
Mondal belongs to Rampurhat in Birbhum district and as per the The Indian Express report his mother is an Anganwadi worker. She told reporters that her son has been a "meritorious student since childhood"."It is a matter of great pride for us. We struggled a lot to see him achieve greater heights. He was always serious about his studies. After scoring good marks in higher secondary exams and joint entrance exam, he got admission to Jadavpur University," she added.
Mondal's University professors are also happy on the news. "My professors are really happy. I also spoke to them personally and met some of them after I bagged the job offer,"told Mondal.