Number of PPO rise at IIFT; Colgate Palmolive, Goldman Sachs, Flipkart pick students

 | October 03,2012 02:19 pm IST

The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) saw a significant surge in the number of PPOs/PPIs offered this year. From 14 PPOs/PPIs received this time last year, the number has increased to 35 PPOs/PPIs till date and many more are likely to come.


Industry stalwarts like Colgate Palmolive, Goldman Sachs, GCPl, Flipkart, CEB etc, have already released PPOs this year reaffirming their faith in the institute.


Dr. Surajit Mitra, Director, IIFT, commenting on the record hit said, Summer Internship is an important and integral part of the Post-Graduate Programme at IIFT. Todays economy has created a competitive employment landscape and it is great to know that the students of IIFT are able to display commitment and rigor in all their endeavors. This is demonstrated by their good performance in Summer Internship which is a key parameter for recruitment for many esteemed organizations.'


'PPOs/PPIs do offer big opportunity to the students. There are many big brands which are likely to come to the IIFT campus this year also recognizing its great achievement, especially of the students. The companies offering early offers to the pool of IIFT testifies the quality of the students and the willingness of employers to retain this talent base ahead of the placement season,' he added.