At IIM-Lucknow (IIM-L), the offers included a 20 per cent increase in PPOs, along with a 30 per cent increase in higher entry placement process offers. The institute saw 454 offers from 143 recruiters.
Chairperson-Placements at XLRI-Xavier School of Management, Uday Damodaran, said: “This has been a good year for summer as well as final recruitment. PPOs were higher than last year. In fact, PPOs formed 40 per cent of the batch. Companies are taking summer internships more seriously and giving better quality of projects.”
The institute wrapped up placements in three-and -a-half days for 358 candidates in its flagship programme. In all, 132 firms extended 370 offers.
Consulting and finance firms continued to rule the roost at final placements at B-schools.