India's top recruiters seem to have bet on 'achhe din aane wale hain' a few months before the new government was elected, stepping up campus hiring at leading B-schools by 36.5%, an exclusive ETstudy has revealed. Ten of India's biggest recruiters hired a total of 774 MBAs from 21 top B-schools ET surveyed for the purpose of this study. Only 567 graduates were picked by the top ten recruiters the previous year. Placement season 2014 broke a two-year spell of sluggish hiring with many companies recruiting aggressively. Two employers Cognizant and ICICI Bank hired more than 100 MBAs each, the first time since 2011 that two companies breached a century of offers.
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