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16-year-old class 12 boy bags 1.4 crore offer from Google

01 August 2017

According to Harshit, Google evaluated him based on his posters.

The Chandigarh boy finished his schooling from the Government Model Senior Secondary School (GMSSS), Sector 33. Since the age of 10, I used to do graphic design as I was inspired and trained by my uncle Rohit Sharma. He said he went through an online interview after which he was selected for the priced job. He applied for the search giant's special program through Google link and the attractive posters designing got him selected.

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"When I took admission in Class XI, I opted for the IT stream and told my parents that I wanted to become a graphic designer", Harshit said.

He will get a whopping annual salary of Rs 1.44 crore. He will undergo a training course in graphic designing at Google for a period of one year. On completing the training, Harshit Sharma will receive Rs 12 lakh per month. It is no denial that this piece of news is making us immensely proud that a young boy is touching sky from our country but let's not dismiss the amount of agony we're feeling seeing our salary, which credited last day.

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Harshit lived with his uncle during the school time at Dera Bassi in the Mohali district, Punjab. "His feat will act as a morale booster for other students", The Indian Express quoted Indra Beniwal, the principal of Harshit's school.

Harshit already has a graphic designing job at Google in his pocket.

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Harshit has also been awarded by the prime minister's office for his outstanding performance in Digital India. "Harshit helped the teachers in various programmes, as he has a knack for technology", she said.

16-year-old class 12 boy bags 1.4 crore offer from Google