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  • XLRI's flagship two-year PGDM Global Business Management program continued to attract various global firms offering diverse premium roles to the students ensuring 100% placements for it's second batch.
  • The number of firms participating in the recruitment process increased by 11% against the previous year's participants.
  • The highest salary offered saw a whooping 74% rise against the previous year while the average salary offered increased by 25%.
  • Increased participation by a large number of reputed organizations bears testimony to the reputation of XLRI as a trusted management school and the acceptance of Global Business Management by the industry.
  • The batch saw roles being offered across domains like Consulting, Sales & Marketing, BFSI, Analytics, Operations and General Management.
Final placement statistics for the batch of 2014-16
Number of companies that participated in the Final recruitment process 31
Highest CTC offered 48 LPA
Average CTC offered 18.1 LPA
Median CTC offered 15 LPA
Number of international offers 02

Sales & Marketing

XLRI continued to show its dominance as the preferred campus for Sales and Marketing with more than one-third of the offers made in this domain. Major firms that offered roles in this sector included Microsoft, 3M, Lenovo, Trident Group, Café Coffee Day amongst others. Roles on offer included leadership roles in Sales, B2B Marketing, Market Research etc.

General Management and Operations

General Management was one of the preferred sectors on campus with major industry players such as Novo Nordisk, British Telecom, and Assa Abloy offering leadership profiles to students. Other recruiters included L&T Infotech, HCL technologies, Syntel amongst others. Offers across various fields of operations such as Supply Chain management came from reputed firms such as ITC, Daimler, etc. Around 22% of the offers were roles were in General Management or operations domain. International roles were also offered to students.


In spite of industry wide slow-down in hiring for this domain, 14% of offers came from banking and finance sector. Major recruiters included UAE Exchange, Tech Mahindra, Manali Petrochemicals amongst others. UAE exchange went on to offer international roles to the students hired. Students were offered job roles in fields such as Mergers and acquisitions, Corporate planning, and Account and treasury management.  

Consulting and Analytics

The consulting domain saw participation from industry majors such as PwC, Goldratt Consulting, Gallup Consulting, among others. Rate Gain, Evive Health were some of the first time recruiters offering roles in Analytics while IBM led the hiring in this domain. 30% of the batch was offered roles in Consulting and Analytics.