Placements at the National Institute of Technology, Calicut (NIT-C), this year saw a new high in salaries offered.

Twenty-five students have got job offers with annual salaries of Rs. 10 lakh each. Thirty-eight students were offered salaries in the range of Rs. 9 lakh to Rs. 10 lakh; eight in the range of Rs. 7 lakh to Rs. 9 lakh; and 42 of Rs. 6 lakh to Rs. 7 lakh. The average salaries: civil engineering: Rs. 3.7 lakh; computer science: Rs. 5.1 lakh; electrical and electronics: Rs. 4.2 lakh; electronics and communication: Rs. 4.4 lakh; mechanical engineering: Rs. 5.7 lakh; production engineering: Rs. 3.5 lakh.

A stage has come in which the institute cannot give date to any company offering a salary of less than Rs. 5 lakh

From Hindu Business Line. Gory Details here.