XLRI Jamshedpur has recorded a 10 per cent rise in the highest international offer to its students this year. The offer, about Rs 60 lakh a year, is from Novartis. The student will be based in Switzerland in the human resource department of the company.
"This is the only accepted international offer," confirmed a placement committee member. At XLRI, the highest domestic package touched Rs 26 lakh and was offered by a consulting firm for its Mumbai desk. The average domestic package this year stood at Rs 14.2 lakh, a rise of close to 20 per cent over last year’s figures. The median figure for the average domestic salary stands at Rs 12.75 lakh.
The placements attracted 75 companies, which made a total of 205 offers to a batch of 120 business management and 60 personnel management and industrial relations students.