Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) placements in its Delhi and Kolkata campuses that commenced recently recorded an average increase in salary offered by 15 percent.
If newspapers reports are to be belived, the overall placement showed favorable results this year taking into account the average salary bagged by the students, highest package offered and the number of recruiters participating in the placement process.
The average salary surged from Rs 12.4 lakh last year to 14.32 lakh this year.
The highest package offered by a domestic firm this year is Rs 24 lakh, while last year it stood at Rs 22 lakh. The number of recruiters who participated in the placement process also increased by more than 10. New recruiters coming for placements increased by 35 per cent.
The institute however faced a fall in the number of pre-placement offers. Only 32 students could bag a pre-placement offer this year.
HCL hired the highest number at 14 followed by Flipkart and J.P. Morgan at 11 and 10 respectively. Google and Goldman Sachs offered job to eight students and Cognizant Business Consulting to nine.
International recruiters offered positions in Africa, West Asia, Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia. The highest international offer was of $88,500.
Roles offered at the placement drive were for senior management level with designations like Assistant Vice-President of operations, country head of procurement and regional sales manager. Leadership and strategy roles, sales and marketing roles were also offered.
Avalon Consulting , Technopak. Technology, Airtel, Cipla, M&M, RPG, Robert Bosch, L&T, Jindal Steel, Abbott, Eli Lilly, Apollo Hospitals, Flipkart, Trident Group, Wipro, Citibank, ITC, Reckitt Benckiser, Godrej, Britannia, Vodafone, SAB Miller, Titan and Tata Motor are some of the other prominent recruiters.