Jamshedpur : XLRI city-based leading b-school successfully places its largest ever first year batch in a record time of 3.5 days. 105 companies participated in the process and made 336 offers to 303 students.
The top five recruiters on campus in terms of numbers were Vodafone, Microsoft, ITC, TAS and Standard Chartered.
While it continued to remain as one of the top notch destinations for talent in human resources and marketing, the number of offers made in finance saw a steep rise with 33 per cent of the business management students getting offers in this domain.
Placements at XLRI is a tremendous team effort with the entire exercise being carried by the student run Placement Committee along with help from other support committees: CRISP, Controls, Services and Logs.
Fr. E Abraham S.J., director of XLRI commented: “We are overwhelmed with the success in summer placements and I congratulate all our first-year students. This is an affirmation of the high academic standards that we pursue that even during an economic slowdown, our students are sought after by firms across industry sectors. The placement process at our campus concluded in a record time of just 3.5 days, with 100 per cent of the batch of 303 students getting meaningful offers for internship from major conglomerates.”
XLRI is a premier, private management institute in India founded in 1949 by Fr Quinn Enright, S.J. in the ‘steel city’ of Jamshedpur. Over the last six decades, it has grown into a top-ranking business school with a wide portfolio of educational programs.
Its alumni are spread around the globe and have demonstrated responsible business leadership in their organizations. It continually strives to contribute its mite to the professional growth and management of innumerable organizations that serve the public good in a variety of sectors.