New Delhi: The Indian School of Business (ISB) Hyderabad concluded its final placements for the Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) batch of 2017 on a happy note.
The premier private B-school registered a 39% increase in recruiters on campus this year. It also witnessed an increase in the number of offers being rolled out to students for leadership positions from government think tanks, public and private sectors.
“Recruiters from consulting and IT/ITES sectors continued to be the largest recruiting sectors constituting 20% and 21% of total number of offers followed by BFSI and healthcare and pharma," the institute said in a media statement.
More than 400 domestic and international companies made 1,113 offers to the graduates. The average salary stood at Rs22 lakh.
Top recruiters included McKinsey & Co., BCG, Parthenon, AT Kearney, Apple, Microsoft, Citibank, Novartis, Siemens, Amazon, Cognizant and Hindustan Unilever Ltd. Jones Lang LaSalle, Havells, Revigo, P&G, Lending kart, Reliance Jio, Mindtree Consulting, L’Oreal, Bain & Co and Roland Berger were the new recruiters this year.
The government of Andhra Pradesh made 21 offers to graduates this year for public advocacy and strategy roles. “For the first time, they were chosen for roles of Executive Assistants to District Magistrates at select districts in the state. Other roles offered were in the areas of Fin-Tech, Textiles, Tourism, and Infrastructure among others," the institute said.
The ISB graduates received several leadership roles from corporates, including Aditya Birla Group, Citibank, Yes Bank, Philips India Ltd, Tech Mahindra, MAX, Mytrah Energy and Genpact.
Axis Bank and Ashok Leyland hired women graduates in leadership positions.
Cargill, Apple, Coty Inc., Landmark Group, Baycurrent and Credit Access Asia were among international companies that recruited for the first time at ISB.