Startups are gearing up to hire top talent from engineering and B-school campuses this placement season. A recent survey found that, startups such as ShopClues, LocalOye, Urban-Clap, PropTiger, Indus Insights, MyRefers, CodeNation, Embibe, Jombay, Lybrate and ShadowFax offered salary range between Rs 12 lakh and Rs 18 lakh at engineering colleges and B-school. Sometimes hiring targets are going up five-fold or even 16-fold compared with last year. These startups are looking to hire across top engineering colleges and B-schools, including Indian Institutes of Technology, National Institutes of Technology and Indian Institutes of Management, while a handful will also recruit at leading undergraduate colleges including Shri Ram College of Commerce, Lady Shri Ram College and St Stephen’s, and design schools such as National Institute of Design and National Institute of Fashion Technology. The students will be hired across functional areas such as software development engineers; core management & data scientists; product, operations and marketing; merchant acquisition and servicing, to human resource management, product and graphic designers and even entrepreneurs in residence.