Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS) has completed its final placement process for the Batch of 2017 with the highest salary of Rs 34.3 lakhs and an average salary of Rs 18.76 lakhs. Students were placed across sectors like Consulting, BFSI & IB, FMCG, Pharma, Retail, Advertising & Media, e-Commerce, Manufacturing, Telecom & Technology.

JBIMS Placement Report 2017

A total of 72 companies participated in the campus placement process, which included a host of first-time recruiters. An assessment of the average salary offered to students of JBIMS shows a steady rise – from Rs 17.42 lakhs in 2015 and Rs 18.13 lakhs in 2016 to Rs 18.76 lakhs this year.

“The support extended by both legacy and first-time recruiters has been the cornerstone of a highly successful placement season.” Dr. Stephen D’Silva, Placement Coordinator at JBIMS said in a statement.

A total of 68 pre-placement offers (PPOs) and pre-placement interviews (PPIs) were awarded to students across sectors this year. Some of the companies that offered PPOs and PPIs were Abbott, Accenture Strategy, Avendus Capital, Barclays, Citibank, CRISIL, Danone, Future Group, General Electric, Goldman Sachs, HDFC Bank, HSBC, HUL, ICICI Bank, ICICI Prudential AMC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., L’Oréal, Mahindra, McKinsey & Co., P&G, Reliance Industries Ltd., Standard Chartered, Tata Steel, Vodafone, YES Bank, etc.

BFSI sector was the biggest recruiter with about 43% of the batch placed in this sector. Banks and financial institutions that visited the campus included Aditya Birla Financial Services Group, Axis Securities, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citibank, CRISIL, Franklin Templeton, HDFC AMC, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, IDBI Capital, IIFL, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Kotak Mahindra Bank, RBL Bank, SBI, SBI Capital Markets, SBI Mutual Fund, Standard Chartered, YES Bank, etc.

Consulting domain saw a rise in the number of students recruited as compared to last year with almost 9% of the batch getting an opportunity to pursue their career with premier consulting firms like Accenture Strategy, GeP, Infosys Consulting, McKinsey & Co. and Tata Strategic Management Group.

Industry stalwarts like Arvind Brands, HUL, Kraft Heinz, Maruti Suzuki, Nestlé, Tata Motors, Tata Steel, etc. reinstated their faith in the Institute by participating in the Final Placement Process 2017. Abbott, L’Oréal and NIVEA offered a host of attractive roles like Sales & Marketing and Corporate Finance amongst others.

Leading conglomerates like General Electric, Hinduja Group, Mahindra, Reliance Industries Ltd., Tata Group, Welspun and others continued their strong association with the campus by offering a wide array of coveted roles like General Management, Corporate Finance, Sales & Marketing and Operations.

Companies from sectors like Technology, Advertising & Media and e-Commerce offered lucrative roles to the students. Roles in these sectors were offered by industry leaders like Amazon, Atos, Capgemini, Directi, Honeywell Technologies, IBM, GroupM, Tech Mahindra, and many others.

The first-time recruiters on campus this year included Atos, Aditya Birla Financial Services Group, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Capgemini, Directi, GeP, GroupM, Honeywell Technologies, HPCL, Infosys Consulting, Kraft Heinz, Microland, Saint-Gobain, Tata Strategic Management Group, Tech Mahindra, Vedanta amongst a host of other companies.

“The Batch of 2017 has performed exceedingly well in various industry engagements like Summer Internships, Live Projects and Corporate Competitions which laid the foundation for yet another successful placement season. The strong support provided by the Institute, its alumni and the industry has helped us in our continued efforts to provide the students with exciting opportunities at the start of their careers.”, said Akash Rakani, Placement Committee member.

Dr. Chandrahauns Chavan, Director at JBIMS, said “The excellent academic curriculum, constant industry interactions and the support of the alumni have been the three pillars which have taken the Institute from strength to strength and this year has been no different. Yet another successful Placement season is a reflection of the trust that the industry has in the talent pool at JBIMS. With a number of reforms in the pipeline, exciting times lie ahead for the Institute which will take JBIMS to greater heights.”