Tanya Arora, a final year Computer Science Engineering student of Lovely Professional University has bagged Rs 42 lakh job offer from Microsoft. This is one of the highest job offers received by an engineering fresher in 2019. Tanya has been offered the role of Software Engineer at Microsoft’s India R&D Centre in Hyderabad.

“I am excited to get the opportunity to work at Microsoft. I did my summer internship at the company and had a great experience. To now get selected as a member of the Microsoft team is a dream come true. I have always had a deep interest in technology and have worked hard to stay on top of emerging trends like Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. I have benefitted immensely from my peers at LPU, several of whom are equally technology savvy. I am also thankful to my alma mater, Lovely Professional University that provided an invigorating and career-focused learning environment and my teachers and mentors who helped me at every turn”, said Tanya.

Mr. Ashwani Kumar Tewari, COS, Computer Science and Application, Lovely Professional University said, “We are proud of the kind of offer that Tanya has received from Microsoft. At LPU, our focus is on industry-academia immersion. The centres of excellence that we have, offer students plenty of opportunities to work on real-time industry projects and apply what they learn in the classroom. We hope to see more students following Tanya’s path in the future”.

The School of Computer Science and Engineering is one of the best performing schools at Lovely Professional University. In the last three years, the School has established a record of the highest number of placements in North India. Several of its Alumni are working at fortune 500 companies such as HP, Amazon, Yahoo, Cisco, Microsoft, Apple, Google and Amazon with salaries upwards of Rs. 1 crore.