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XLRI Placement Report - 2017

The Placement Committee of XLRI would like to sincerely acknowledge the efforts of every student, faculty member as well as other key contributors towards running the placements of 2017.

We would like to express our sincere gratitude towards our recruiters who have once again reposed their faith in the institute and the students who graduate from its flagship programs year on year. We have seen an overwhelming increase in the number of recruiters willing to partner with XLRI and we owe this to the efforts of the students who consistently perform well and bring laurels to the institute.
Batch Snapshot


Final Placements 2017
  • Total Number of PPOs received: 121 for a batch of 359, a significant increase in PPOs over last year
  • The median salary offered to the batch is INR 19.00 lakhs per annum while the average is INR 19.21 lakhs. Both these figures have shot up over last year
  • Average CTC in the Marketing Space: 21.8 lpa
  • Average CTC in the operations Space: 26.5 lpa
  • Number of participating firms: 139, with 42 first time recruiters/roles
  • Number of offers with a CTC greater than 25 lpa up by 18%
  • Number of new roles opened up on campus see a rise of 17% over last year
  • XLRI’s unrivalled reputation for its Human Resources Program was clearly visible as the HR students secured excellent job offers across sectors viz. Consulting, FMCG, General Management and other sectors in large numbers
Sector-wise Turnout
Human Resources

Human Resources and Industrial Relations has for the longest time now been an immensely renowned degree offered by XLRI with most number of CHROs in the corporate space being its alumni. XLRI prides itself in the breadth of HR roles it brings on campus, spanning the FMCG, BFSI, Technology, Consulting sectors.

Consulting

Reputed Management Consulting firms such as The Boston Consulting Group, McKinsey & Co., Accenture Strategy have continued to recruit students from XLRI. This year, XLRI has also seen an increased participation from industry majors such as Deloitte, Ernst & Young, Everest Group, Gallup, KPMG, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Infosys Global Consulting, Capgemini Consulting, Cognizant Business Consulting, Positive Moves and Zensar.

Marketing and Media

Sales and Marketing opportunities offered by the FMCG sector have contributed to establishing XLRI as one of the most preferred recruitment destinations over the years. This year, was no different with 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 opening up roles in the Sales and Marketing space. The media sector too made its presence felt this Placement season, with Star TV and Bennett Coleman & Co. Ltd opening up multiple roles on campus.

Technology

XLRI, this year has seen a huge increase in the number of technology management roles being offered on campus. Few of the firms that have recruited in this space include Uber, Directi, HCL, Capgemini, Infosys, Accenture, Tech Mahindra, Tata Sky and IBM among others.

General Management

XLRI, with its students specializing in both the Human Resource and Business Management functions, continued to see reputed conglomerates such as Tata Sons Group (TAS), Aditya Birla Group, Mahindra & Mahindra, Reliance Industries, Lodha group, Future group, RPG among others recruiting students in good numbers for their General Management roles.

Finance

In continuation with the positive growth of offers from the Financial space, that has been observed during the Summer Placements earlier in the year, XLRI has seen offers made by reputed firms in the financial sector. Students picked up PPOs from Investment banking roles offered by JPMC, Goldman Sachs and Avendus Capital. Recruiters from the BFSI space also include Citibank, Development Bank of Singapore, ICICI Bank, Yes Bank among others. ICICI Bank was the largest recruiter in this space. Students were also offered the wealth management role by Avendus Capital and Kotak Mahindra Bank. Other companies also visited campus offering PE, VC and IB roles.

Operations

The Operations space at XLRI this year has been a major bright spot, with some of the best roles in this domain being offered on campus. Amazon BOLD, Uber, PayTM, Cloudtail, Rivigo are among the firms to have made offers to students this year.

About XLRI

XLRI - Xavier School of Management (formerly known as XLRI - Xavier Labor Relations Institute) is a Premier, Private Management Institute in India founded in 1949 by Fr Quinn Enright, S.J. in the Steel city of Jamshedpur, Jharkhand. Over the last seven decades, XLRI has helped shape responsible business leaders who serve organizations of repute across the globe. As an institution, XLRI continually strives to contribute its mite to the professional growth and management of innumerable organizations that serve the public.

XLRI Summer Internship 2017
  • XLRI - Xavier School of Management completes the summer placements of the largest ever batch in record two days.

11th Oct, 2017, JAMSHEDPUR: XLRI - Xavier School of Management, set a new record this year after it completed its Summer Internship Placement Process (SIP) of 2017 in just two days. The batch of 2017-19 consisting of 364 students has achieved 100% placement with the median and average stipend increasing by over 20%, with a highest stipend of 5 lakhs for two months.

The SIP process saw participation of 90+ companies offering roles across domains including consulting, finance, sales and marketing, operations, business development (BM), human resources (HR) and industrial relations (IR).

This year multiple new companies were added to the recruiters' list, not to mention the traditional recruiters hired a large number of students as well. The top recruiters this year include BCG, PWC, Coca-Cola and HCCB, Mondelez, HUL, ITC, P&G, TAS, RB, RPG, Microsoft, Uber, GSK CH, and ABG among others.

In sector-wise split, FMCG stayed at the top with a 27% share. The participation of Technology firms like Uber saw an increase, with 20% roles in Business Management being offered in Technology sector. Other sectors in the process were, BFSI (13%), Consulting (11%), Conglomerates (16%), and a 13% share split between Media, Pharma, Auto and Telecom.

There was also a significant increase in operations roles with firms like Reckitt Benckiser and Colgate-Palmolive opening their Operations roles for students. The sales and marketing roles topped the charts with 25% share in the recruitments, followed by Finance with 20%. The performance in Finance sector this year has been exceptionally good with many regular recruiters opening up multiple roles. Many offers were made by Kotak Wealth Management, Mondelez Corp Fin, Avendus capital, GoldmanSachs, JPMC Markets. With 17% Operations and 17% General Management, and 11% consulting roles, the diversity was clearly evident.

XLRI also continued with Founded on the Principles of Magis- Greater Good, XLRI strives to nurture the social spirit in its students. Parivartan - the Social Sector Internship Program of XLRI was instituted in 2014, with the objective to provide relevant avenues for students looking to gain exposure by working on social projects. Multiple students were recruited by firms such as Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Tata Trust, Dr. Reddy's Foundation, and E-Vidyaloka through Parivartan.

About XLRI:

XLRI-Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur is a premier, private management institute in India founded in 1949 by Fr Quinn Enright, S.J. in the 'steel city' of Jamshedpur (www.xlri.ac.in). Over the last six decades, the institute has grown into a top-ranking business management school of international repute with a wide portfolio of management programs and research publications. Its alumni are spread around the globe and have demonstrated responsible business leadership in their organizations. XLRI continually strives to contribute its mite to the professional growth and management of numerous organizations and institutions across industry sectors. XLRI has been awarded two prestigious International Accreditations, viz., AACSB - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and AMBA - Association of MBAs. XLRI has also earned the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) accreditation.

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