Xavier School of Management (XLRI) has successfully achieved 100% placements for the outgoing batch of 2017-19 in its flagship programme Two-year Postgraduate Diploma in Management – HRM and BM, with all 358 candidates securing offers through the final recruitment process in two days.
The final recruitment process saw participation from 104 recruiters with 362 domestic and international offers, inclusive of 19 first time recruiters.
Fr. E Abraham, Director, XLRI - Xavier School of Management commented, “We are happy to announce that this year’s placement season has once again witnessed remarkable success. Interest in XLRI’s students has been tremendous with top companies recruiting. We attribute the excellent placements this year as an affirmation by the industry of the high-standard of management-centric education that we strive to deliver to our students.”
The median salary offered to the batch is INR 21 lakhs per annum. The average salary saw an increase to INR 22.35 lakh per annum from INR 20.1 lakhs per annum in 2018. The highest offer stood at INR 50 lakhs per annum from the BFSI sector.
Total Number of PPOs accepted: 122. The top segments based on roles offered were Consulting, Sales & Marketing and BFSI. The Boston Consulting Group made the highest number of offers among the regular recruiters.
First-time recruiters included companies such as Allianz Global Investors, Bain & Co., Adani Group, Jubilant Foodworks, Rivigo, Experion, Belden, Xiaomi, Google, Udaan amongst others.
Prof. Uday Damodaran, Chairperson, Placements (2 yrs. PGDM Programs), XLRI- Xavier School of Management said, “This has been a good year for both of summer as well as final recruitments.
This year’s performance at the Final Recruitment process reaffirms XLRI’s position as a preferred destination for recruiters and one of the leading b-schools in the country. We are extremely grateful to all the recruiters for showing belief in the XLRI brand and our students.
We are hoping that our relationship with the recruiters will go from strength to strength and would be fruitful for all.”
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 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, Google, Udaan amongst others.