Placements in XLRI for 2011

In 2011  for the first time ever, a batch of 240 students IN XLRI get placed in  4 days.Different Companies rolled out

317 offers. There was a 19.25% jump in the Pre Placement offers from last year.

The number of Lateral offers doubled over last year with an average salary figure of 16.5 Lakhs.Total 109 companies

participated in the process.

Average  package offered is 15.8 Lakhs, It is  12%  higher then  last year’s figure. The median figure for the

domestic salary of 14.7 Lakhs echoes the focus on quality of job offers made at XLRI as a part of the Placement

Season 2010. The highest domestic package was 23 Lacs per annum.

25 % of the total offers coming from the financial sector. ICICI Bank was the largest recruiter and with 21 offers

reinforced the faith in the financial prowess of the students at XLRI.

Offers were received across a most of functions such as Investment Banking, Treasury, Corporate Finance, Wholesale

Banking, Commercial Banking, Retail Banking and Insurance. Global finance majors such as Goldman Sachs, Nomura

Holdings, BNP Paribas and Edelweiss offered roles in the areas of asset management, corporate investment banking and

equity research. Financial institutions such as ICICI Securities, India Infoline, Citibank, Standard Chartered,

ICICI, Axis Bank, DBS and YES Bank offered roles in the treasury and foreign exchange desks as well as in their

corporate and retail banking functions. The offerings of domestic investment banks led by SBI Capital Markets

generated a lot of interest among the students. A leading player in the financial space offered its coveted wealth

management role at New York exclusively to XLRI. Corporate finance roles were offered by Hindustan Unilever,

Cadbury, L&T and Reliance Industries Ltd among others.

Marketing has drawn renewed interest from the students and was the preferred choice for students  with 25% accepting

offers. The class of 2011 was offered opportunities in the areas of branding, marketing and sales functions

by FMCG majors like Procter & Gamble, Hindustan Unilever Ltd, Johnson & Johnson, GlaxoSmithKline, ITC, Asian Paints,

Nestle, Cadbury, Marico, PepsiCo, Castrol and Biocon.Othe companies participated were BhartiAirtel, Lenovo, Cummins, Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages Pvt Ltd and Akzonobel.

Novartis AG offering its prestigious HR Leadership Development Role at Basel, Switzerland exclusively to XLRI,

making the highest international offer of US $120,000.KPMG for the first time opened its treasured Financial Risk

Management role at XLRI for the class of 2011.

The placements for the General Management Program (GMP) has been also started, a full-time flagship program of XLRI. placement process  was kicked off on  January 2011. Many popular names such as Amazon, Microsoft, Cognizant Business Consulting, HP etc. have already visited the campus.

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