Placement Overview for 2015-16 batch
The placement drive for PGDM (GM), XLRI's 15 months MBA programme, for the class graduating May 2015, was completed on a winning note. The batch comprised a total of 108 students, comprising of a healthy mix of core and service sector firms augmented by an active interest from startups gave rise to a dynamic placement process. The experience range of the batch was between 5 years to 10.5 years. The mean work experience of the batch was pegged at 6.5 years which clearly indicated the industry trend of welcoming experienced professionals who were enhanced by management theory. The engagement process with the recruiting partners saw majority of previous recruiters extending recruitment year on year, along with new recruiters showing interest in our program.
With the economy on an upward trend, the response from the industry was overwhelming, with the likes of JPMC, ZS Associates, Microsoft, Genpact, Amazon, Goldman Sachs, Oracle taking part in the recruitment process. The rolling placements started in November 2015. Multiple roles were offered depending on seniority and ultimately all candidates successfully returned to industry with enhanced profiles.
The roles offered to the class of 2016 included Associate VP, Business Analyst, Consultant, Deputy General Manager, Senior Manager, Director, Vice President. The roles were offered for functions such as IT/ITES, Strategy, Manufacturing, Banking, Consulting, Operations, Marketing, Sales/Business development, Supply Chain, Quality assurance, and Analytics space.
Placement statistics of the class of 2016
|Amount (in Rs Lakhs) |
||Average Salary (in INR Lacs)
|Median Salary (in INR Lacs)
|Highest Salary (in INR Lacs)
|Average Jump in salary in % (before GMP to after GMP)
Last year's recruiters* :
||Shapoorji Pallonji Group|
||Manipal Global Education
||Markets & Markets
||JP Morgan Chase
||ZS Associates |
*-List is not exhaustive