XLRI final placements

XLRI secures whopping 19 lacs p.a. median salary!

XLRI has finished the final placement process for their 2015-17 PGDBM and PGDHRM batches. A total of 359 students participated in the process. The institute has lived upto its promise by putting up a spectacular performance in the final placement process. According to Fr. E Abraham, director, XLRI, the number of recruiters has seen a huge increase this year. The final recruitment process saw participation from 139 recruiters with 386 offers, inclusive of 42 first time recruiters/roles.

Another impressive feat achieved by the B-school was the fact that the 2015-17 batch received a total of 121 pre-placement offers (PPOs)! Compared to last year, the number of offers with a CTC greater than Rs 25 lakh increased by 18% . The average salary offered to the batch was whopping 19.21 lacs p.a. The average salary offered in the marketing domain was Rs 21.8 lakh, and that in the operations domain was Rs 26.5 lakh!

The placement process witnessed good representation from various domains.

In the finance domain, JPMC, Goldman Sachs and Avendus Capital offered investment banking roles. Other recruiters from the BFSI space included Citibank, DBS, ICICI Bank, Yes Bank among others. ICICI Bank was the largest recruiter in this area.

From the consulting domain, firms such as The Boston Consulting Group, McKinsey & Co, Accenture Strategy visited the campus. The institute also saw increased participation from the likes of Deloitte, EY, Everest Group, Gallup, KPMG, PwC, Capgemini Consulting, Cognizant Business Consulting, Positive Moves and Zensar.

As far as operations roles are concerned, Amazon BOLD, Uber, PayTM, Cloudtail, Rivigo were among the firms making offers to students.

Industry majors like HUL, P&G, ITC, Mondelez, Nestle, Reckitt Benckiser, Coca Cola, PepsiCo, Asian Paints, Colgate Palmolive, AB InBev, Heinz, GSK CH, HCCB among others opened up roles in sales and marketing, while the media sector had Bennett Coleman & Co, among others.