Living to its brand name and industry reputation, XLRI Jamshedpur achieved 100 percent placements for the class of 2015 in 3.5 days. This achievement becomes further laudable as this was the largest ever batch to sit for final placements in XLRI history. Despite the fact that XLRI started the placement process later than many other top B Schools, but it successfully closed the placements much earlier than many of those B Schools. Here we bring to you the glimpse of XLRI Jamshedpur Placement Report 2015.
Highlights of XLRI Jamshedpur Placement Report 2015
- Largest ever batch with 300 students seeking final placements, successfully closed the placements in mere 3.5 days
- 45 new recruiters, took the participation to total of 108 recruiters
- Median CTC rose to overwhelming figure of INR 17 lakh per annum
- Minimum CTC stood at INR 12 lakh per annum, a feat which even most of the top IIMs cannot boast of
- 99 students were offered Pre Placement Offers based on the performance in Summer Internship
- 40% of the Business Management batch gets into Finance and Consulting domains
Recruiters included leading industry names like Axis Bank, Citibank, CRISIL, Development Bank of Singapore, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, ICICI Bank, Standard Chartered and Yes Bank. ICICI Bank was the largest finance recruiter. Corporate Banking roles were offered by Citibank and HSBC among others. Other companies also visited campus offering PE, VC and IB roles.
Marketing /Operations and Human Resources
XLRI has been among the favorite destination for FMCGs over the years and 2015 was no different. Asian Paints, Colgate Palmolive, GSK CH, Heinz, HCCB, ITC, Kellogg’s, L’Oreal, Mars, Mondelez, Nestle, PepsiCo, Reckitt Benckiser, Unilever among others offered roles in Sales and Marketing and HR functions. ITC was the largest recruiter in the FMCG space.
Even the presence of pharmaceutical and medical sector was strongly made felt by names like Alembic Pharma, Bioxcel, Medtronic, Novartis, Novo Nordisk and Roche.
Media sector also embraced XLRI with names like Set India, Star TV and HT Media offering roles in their Sales and Marketing function.
Airtel, Ericsson and Vodafone represented the Communications and the Networking space while Philips and Samsung were the recruiters from the Consumer Durables sector here at XLRI.
Bosch, Crompton Greaves, Siemens, Lodha Group recruited students from the HR function. Ericsson, GSK CH, Kellogg’s, Ola Cabs, Uber, Tata Steel offered operations related roles including supply chain and procurement.
The roles were offered by leading names like Accenture Strategy, Capgemini Consulting, Cognizant Business Consulting, Deloitte, EY, Everest Group, KPMG, Mercer Consulting, Price Waterhouse Coopers, The Boston Consulting Group, TSMG and Vector Consulting.
General Management profiles were offered by major industry players like Aditya Birla Group, Mahindra & Mahindra, Reliance Industries, RPG and TAS.
Technology and e-commerce
Profiles in the domain were offered by major players like Amazon, Flipkart, Hexaware, InterGlobe, Lenovo, Microsoft, Ola Cabs, Quikr, Samsung, ShopClues and Wipro.