Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi (FMS-Delhi) successfully concluded its laterals and final placement process for its 2012 batch by placing its batch of 227 students at reputed firms. Despite the uncertain economic environment, more than 100 companies across sectors confirmed participation at FMS Delhi to choose from the best of talent available across the country with 96 companies making final offers with the average domestic salary rising to Rs.16.34 lakhs p.a., an increase of 6.1 % over last year.
The largest ever batch of 2012, consisting of 227 students (a 12% increase from last year) distributed among the two full time programs MBA and MBA-Management of Services, was placed in style in reputed Global and Indian firms. The emphasis in recent times in FMS has been to offer students a wide choice in terms of kind of roles being offered across various domains and in multiple sectors.
Apart from the legacy recruiters, the placement process saw an overwhelming participation from new recruiters with 26 of them recruiting from campus in numbers. Offers were also made in 13 growing sectors of the economy which is an indication of the diversity of profiles available at FMS.
No. of companies confirmed participation
No. of companies participated
Batch Strength (across courses)
Total no. of students opted out
No. of Pre Placement Offers
Average domestic salary of total offers
Rs.16.34 lakhs p.a.
Sectoral Break Up:
Consulting / Strategy / General Management:
The Consulting domain attracted more than one-fifth of the batch and emerged as a function of choice. Accenture Management Consulting led from the front with 8 offers. Aon Hewitt, Bristlecone, Capgemini Consulting, Corporate Executive Board, Deloitte (both India and US S&O), Ernst and Young and PricewaterhouseCoopers among others were the other leading consulting companies that recruited from FMS. Students also accepted offers from clean energy consulting firm Enzen Global as well as Six Sigma consulting firm Benchmark Six Sigma both of which recruited for the first time at FMS, Delhi.
General Management and Strategy roles were also on offer as students chose to pursue careers with companies like Jindal Steel and Power Limited, Mahindra & Mahindra, Punj Lloyd, RPG etc. Ingersoll Rand visited campus for the first time and offered their prestigious Acclerated Development Programme (ADP) and Entrepreneurship Creation Programme (ECP) on campus. Tata Administrative Services recruited the highest number from campus, making a total of 6 offers.
Some other roles offered on campus include those made by International Oncology Services Pvt Ltd. and Scandinavian management consultancy firm, Valcon Consulting indicating the plethora of options available to students opting for a career in this domain.
Despite the economic uncertainty and the global financial crisis, FMS maintained its standing as a premier finance destination with 26% of the batch choosing a career in finance. Offers were received across a plethora of functions like Investment Banking, Corporate Banking, Commercial Banking, Corporate Finance, Risk Management and Project Finance. Citibank and Deutsche Bank (CIB) made the maximum number of offers with 6 offers each.
Corporate Finance roles were offered by the likes of Airtel, Coca Cola, Larsen & Toubro, Nestle and Vodafone while Futures First and MMTC Ltd. recruited students for trading roles. Two of their students were chosen to be part of nation building by choosing offers from Reserve Bank of India, overlooking other lucrative offers in this domain.
Marketing once again emerged as a preferred sector for the students with two-fifth of the batch taking up jobs in this sector. FMCG majors lined up in large numbers to recruit from FMS. ITC made the maximum number of offers with 7 offers in total closely followed by Hindustan Unilever which made 5 offers. Akzo Nobel, Asian Paints, Britannia, Dabur, Godfrey Phillips, Godrej Consumer, GSK Consumer, Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages, Johnson & Johnson, Nestle, Procter & Gamble, Reckitt Benckiser and Wrigley’s were some of the other FMCG majors that recruited from FMS.
Jumbo Electronics and Olam International offered international role for students at FMS, Delhi and picked up in good numbers across the Marketing, Operations and General Management Profile. Telecom and IT majors like Airtel, Aricent, Comviva, Dell, Genpact, Hewlett Packard, HCL, Microsoft and Vodafone amongst others participated and recruited from FMS for varied roles across Marketing, Strategy, IT, HR and Business Development. Cognizant, Infosys and Wipro also hired students from FMS for their IT consulting function.
Supply Chain and Operations roles were offered by Procter & Gamble who hired for their Product Supply function, Amazon, Cummins, G-Solar, Jumbo Electronics, Tata Steel etc.The e-commerce sector was well represented by behemoths such as Amazon, eBay, Flipkart, Infoedge and Make My Trip who offered roles across Product/Business Development, Operations and Marketing whereas a handful of firms in the education sector also recruited from FMS.
Overall the final placement for 2012 batch of FMS-Delhi was successful.