XLRI achieves record placement

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Jamshedpur : Xavier School of Management ( XLRI) has achieved 100 per cent placement for its current outgoing batch of 2012-14 in 3.5 days.

The Final Recruitment process saw participation from 103 recruiters which included over 32 new recruiters and 254 offers were made for a batch of 245 students over a period of 3.5 days. Against the backdrop of a slow-growing global and domestic economy, XLRI has successfully placed its high-caliber students from its Business Management and Human Resource Management programs.

Participation by a large number of reputed organizations year-after-year for recruitment bears testimony to the reputation of XLRI as a trusted management school. BFSI and Consulting firms recruited in large numbers with around 50per cent of the Business Management students being offered roles in the Finance and Consulting domains.

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. 79 students were offered PPOs (Pre-Placement Offers) from their summer internships, a near 25per cent increase over the past year with the students from XLRI proving their mettle in the industry yet again. The median salary of the batch was over 16.25 lakhs per annum.

In continuation with the trend from the recently concluded Summer Internship Placements the CRP was marked by an overwhelming presence of recruiters from the financial sector domain. Recruiters from the BFSI space included Aviva, Axis Bank, Bharati Axa, BNP Paribas, Citibank, Creador, CRISIL, Development Bank of Singapore, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, HDFC, HSBC, ICICI Bank, IndusInd Bank, ING Vysya Bank, JP Morgan Chase, Nomura, Standard Chartered, UBS and Yes Bank. ICICI Bank was the largest finance recruiter. HDFC Bank offered roles in its Treasury department. Corporate Banking roles were offered by Citibank and HSBC among others. Creador, a Private Equity Firm offered a niche role.

The FMCGs have been the forte of XLRI over the years. This year was no different and XLRI has again re-established its strength as an FMCG destination. Asian Paints, Castrol, Coca-Cola, Colgate Palmolive, GSK CH, HCCB, ITC, Johnson & Johnson, L’Oreal, Marico, Mars, Mondelez, Nestle, P&G, Pepsi, Puma, Reckitt Benckiser, Unilever among others offered roles in Sales and Marketing and HR functions. ITC was the largest recruiter in the FMCG space. The chemicals giant DuPont offered its marketing leadership development role at XLRI.

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