A day after investment banking giant Goldman Sachs emerged as the top employer recruiting 13 candidates on Day 1 of placement season at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT, Madras), the hiring momentum kept on unabated with 77 new offers being proffered on Tuesday with Flipkart making most of the news.
Online retailer Flipkart has been in the news for its sales schemes that has taken the net by storm and in equal measure upset the brick and mortar corporate world. Today, in the forenoon session, it made offers to the greatest number of students with 19, while Citicorp came in second at 13 and Eaton Tech in third at 11.
According to to the institute, the offers, in terms of money, made on day 1 have not been beaten as yet.
Also, while 51 offers were made in the same session last year, this time around as many as 77 offers have been made.
The top salary offered was $1.29 lakh per year on Day 1, made by a foreign company – international stint.
The second highest pay offered was Rs 30 lakh per year, by a domestic firm, the release said without disclosing the details of candidates.
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