IIM Sambalpur Alumnus Secures Record-Breaking Salary Offer from IT Firm


A student from IIM Sambalpur is making history this year by bagging a record high package of Rs 67.60 lakh from an IT company. Avni Malhotra, a Btech graduate, who had earlier worked with Infosys, has secured a job with Microsoft with a staggering annual package of Rs 64.61 lakh. This is an impressive 146.7% increase from last year’s highest salary offered at the institute.

The Placement Season 2022-23 at IIM Sambalpur has witnessed an encouraging 100% summer placements, with 130-plus companies, including Adani Group, Aditya Birla Capital, EY, RBI, ICICI Bank, Gartner, HDFC Bank, V Guard, and Dice, participating in the drive. The top 10% of students at IIM Sambalpur bagged an average salary of Rs 32 lakh and the median in the top 10% stood at Rs 23 lakh.

Avni Malhotra’s remarkable achievement has come at a time when there is some uncertainty prevailing in the job market. Her success is inspiring and remarkable, not only to the students of IIM Sambalpur but also to other aspiring students all over India.

Microsoft is a renowned technology company that is a leading provider of software, hardware, and services for consumers, businesses, and governments. The company also offers cloud and other digital transformation solutions and works with independent software vendors to provide software solutions across the world. From artificial intelligence to digitisation, machine learning to mobile solutions, Microsoft can be considered a leader in its field.

Avni Malhotra is a graduate in B-Tech (Computer Science) from IIM Sambalpur and has previously worked with Infosys. She is a passionate and hardworking professional who has seen success at a young age. Her achievement is a testament to her dedication and resilience. Hopefully, this will set an example for many students trying to make their careers in the field of information technology.