News: IT companies offer higher salaries to design students

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IT companies offer higher salaries to design students

Indian IT firms have been trying to scamper up the 'value chain' in the past few years, and the resultant increase in focus on verticals such as product design and emerging technologies like mobile and cloud is sending these tech giants on a talent hunt to the country's arts and design schools. With salary offers at a premium of well over 40-50% to engineering students, IT firms are making a beeline to recruit students from the likes of National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Srishti School of Arts, National Institute of Design ( NID) and MIT Institute of Design.

Indian IT firms have been trying to scamper up the 'value chain' in the past few years, and the resultant increase in focus on verticals such as product design and emerging technologies like mobile and cloud is sending these tech giants on a talent hunt to the country's arts and design schools. With salary offers at a premium of well over 40-50% to engineering students, IT firms are making a beeline to recruit students from the likes of National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Srishti School of Arts, National Institute of Design ( NID) and MIT Institute of Design.

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