XLRI student secures Rs 5 lakhs stipend during summer placements

XLRI has seen extraordinary summer internships for their 2017-19 PGDBA and PGDHRM batches. They secured 100% summer placement mark within 2 days!.

A total of 364 students participated in the process. The average as well as median stipend offered rose by 20 percent, when compared to last year's figures. The highest stipend offered on campus during the summer placement process was whopping 5 lakh rs!

More than 90 companies participated in the selection process. They offered diverse roles in consulting, marketing, finance, human resources management, operations management, industrial relations domains. Some of the top recruiters this year included Mondelez, HUL,Boston Consulting Group, PWC, Coca-Cola and HCCB, ITC, P&G, TAS, RB, RPG, Microsoft, Uber, GSK CH, and Aditya Birla Group.

The following table shows the break up of students placed across sectors

Sector Percentage of students placed
Technology 20
Banking and Finance 13
Consulting 11
Conglomerates 16
Others 13

The sales and marketing roles topped the charts closely followed by finance. In financial management role many offers were made by Kotak Wealth Management, Mondelez Corp Fin, Avendus capital, GoldmanSachs, JPMC Markets.

This year also saw a significant increase in operations roles offered to students.

The following table shows the break up of students placed across various roles/domains

Roles Percentage of students placed
Sales and Marketing 25
Finance 20
Operations 17
General Management 17
Consulting 11
Others 10

With these kind of summer placements XLRI has once again proved that it is without doubt one of the most desirable destinations for every management aspirant in the country.