1991: Infosys Recruitment Ad: Rs 3,750 per month salary

Infosys was one of the earliest software companies to feature full page advertisements in newspapers for walk-in interviews. This following is an ad from the Mumbai edition of Times of India calling for “64 brilliant young engineers” offering them promising careers with a starting salary of Rs 3,750 per month.

The walk-in interviews were held at Leela Kempinski which witnessed a chaotic crowd of more than 1500 engineers resulting in unintentional damage to the Hotel premises including breaking of glass panels. Narayana Murthy still remembers those details very well because the company had to pay for the glass and other damages:

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