Kolkata, 5th Sept: During campus placements this year students of the one-year residential programme for executives at Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, (IIM-C) have witnessed a rise of 24.8% in the top salary offered during campus placements.
The highest annual salary package has been offered at Rs. 33.7 lakh per annum. The average salary also saw an upward graph climbing 21.6 per cent from the last year to Rs. 22.69 lakh per annum.
A total of 55 companies participated in the placement hiring process for mid-management to senior management-level jobs. It included Accenture, Amazon, Dell, Microsoft, Google, Ford Motors (IT), Snapdeal, Atos Consulting, Deloitte Touche, Oracle, CESC, Omni Active and Micromax,
The roles offered to students ranged from mid-management to senior-management level with designations such as assistant general manager, solution architect director, senior principal consultant, among others.
IT/consulting and IT products firms led hiring, with 12 and 10 offers each, followed by e-commerce companies that came up with eight offers. Other sectors that hired aggressively included Analytics, KPO, Power, BPO and real estate.