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Placement Report 2017-19 Batch
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XLRI - Xavier School of Management has successfully achieved 100% placements for the outgoing batch of 2017-19 within two days. This record-breaking pace reaffirms XLRI's position as a preferred destination for recruiters and one of the top b-schools in the country.

The Final recruitment process saw participation from 104 recruiters who extended 358 domestic and international offers, inclusive of first-time recruiters. The average salary saw an increase to Rs. 22.35 lakh per annum from Rs. 20.1 lakh per annum in 2018. The median salary offered was Rs. 21 lakhs per annum. The highest offer stood at Rs. 50 lakhs per annum from the BFSI sector.

The top segments based on roles offered were Consulting, Sales & Marketing and BFSI. Consulting firms extended offers to 21% of the candidates. Sales & Marketing and BFSI constituted 27% and 22% of the roles offered to Business Management students respectively. Other roles included niche functions in Analytics, Product Management, Business Development, Brand Management and Finance. The batch also received the highest number of offers made through PPOs (Pre Placement Offers) ensuring 100% placement was achieved at a record-setting pace.

The Boston Consulting Group made the highest number of offers amongst other regular recruiters such as Microsoft, Amazon, P&G, Aditya Birla Group, ITC, Avendus Capital, Hindustan Unilever and others. First-time recruiters included companies such as Allianz Global Investors, Bain & Co., Adani Group, Jubilant Foodworks, Rivigo, Experion, Belden, Xiaomi, Ola, Udaan amongst others.

Consulting

Consulting was a big draw this year with firms such as The Boston Consulting Group, McKinsey & Co., Bain & Co., Accenture Strategy, Deloitte, PWC, AON, Mercer, KPMG, Vector Group, Everest Group and others participating in the process.

BFSI

Finance did exceedingly well this year aided by the participation of firms such as Allianz Global Investors, Citibank, HSBC, J.P Morgan Chase, Avendus Capital, DBS, IDFC First Bank, ICICI and others. The roles offered were Front End Investment Banking, Global and Corporate Banking, Wealth Management, Global Markets and Retail Banking. The increase in finance roles can be attributed to the increased number of candidates from the Finance specialization.

FMCG/Telecom/Media

XLRI has established itself as a campus preferred by FMCGs and the trend continued this year with top firms such as P&G, Hindustan Unilever, ITC, Colgate Palmolive, Asian Paints, Samsung, Philips, Dr Reddy's and other participating. The process also saw participation from other firms in this segment such as Star and Bennet Coleman & Co. Roles in Sales & Marketing, Product Supply, Operations, IT and Human Resources were offered.

General Management

Roles in General Management were offered by conglomerates such as TAS, Aditya Birla Group, Mahindra, Reliance Industries, Xiaomi, RPG, Capgemini ELITE, Bajaj Finserv, ACT and others.

ITES/E-commerce/Analytics

The firms in this segment include Microsoft, Amazon, PayTM, Uber, Rivigo, Media.net, Google, Flipkart, Oyo Rooms, Tech Mahindra, EXL and others. The diverse set of roles offered were Program Manager, Product Manager, Catalog Manager, Business Development, Analytics and Recruiter.

HR

Widely regarded as the best college in the country for HR, HR roles were offered by firms spanning the spectrum such as RPG, Lodha Group, Sapient, Accenture, ITC, JP Morgan and Chase, Udaan, ATG Tires, Ramco Systems, Colgate Palmolive and others. HR roles offered also included recruitment, HR consulting and HR analytics.