The School of Business Management of NMIMS, Mumbai had a successful final placement season for the MBA batch of 2013. Despite the sluggish economic scenario, the industry has, yet again, shown immense faith in the caliber of their MBA grads who have continued the legacy of bagging coveted profiles and lucrative packages across sectors and domains.
In spite of the tough market conditions, NMIMS witnessed an increase in the overall packages across programs. The average for MBA program 2013 rose to INR 14.40 LPA, while the highest CTC offered stayed consistent at INR 30 LPA. Out of the 140 companies that participated, a stellar 35% were new names or returned after a hiatus.
Summer Internships are an integral part of the course curriculum and goes a long way in shaping the learning in a real time environment. These internships have been extremely fruitful and have resulted in an overwhelming number of over 90 PPO’s/PPI’s received due to the exemplary performance of interns from companies like Goldman Sachs, J P Morgan, ITC, RIL, Microsoft, GE, Cummins, Asian Paints, Kellogg's, Idea Cellular, M&M, Marico, Titan, HCCB, Wipro Technologies, Agro Tech Foods, Capgemini, Tata Motors, KPMG, Genpact, Citi Bank, CRISIL, Reckitt Benckiser, Henkel, TATA Capital, Mahindra Comviva, Swiss Re, Deutsche Bank-Operations, JPMC-Operations, First Source etc.
Delighted by the quality of the talent pool at NMIMS, many recruited in large numbers. Some of the prominent names are Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, ICICI Group, GE, HDFC, RBS, Idea Cellular, KPMG, Kotak Group, CRISIL, Wipro, Infosys, Accenture, Cognizant, Capgemini, Polaris etc.
Number of Students Participated
Number of Companies Participated
Number of students received PPO’s/PPI’
Average CTC Offered
INR 14.40 LPA
Highest CTC Offered
INR 30 LPA
Sectoral Break Up:
BFSI sector facing the wrath of the economy, this crisis took its toll on the students across major campuses. Still amidst fear of uncertainty this sector being the traditional stronghold at NMIMS continued to be the largest recruiter at 30% selecting 34% of the batch offering coveted profiles across a wide range of functions like Investment Banking, Corporate Banking, Equity Research, Treasury, Wealth Management, Risk Management, International Banking, Strategy, Branding, Retail Banking, Asset Management, Credit Rating, Credit Risk etc.
Banking - Global Financial Majors that recruited included Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Standard Chartered Bank, HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland, Nomura offering lucrative roles in Corporate Treasury, Business Operations, Credit Analysis and Relationship Management. Deutsche Bank, Barclays Shared Services & J P Morgan Chase recruited for Operations profile. Indian Banks like ICICI Bank, Yes Bank, HDFC Bank, Kotak Bank, UCO Bank and new entrants - Ratnakar Bank & Saraswat Bank supported by offering profiles in Corporate Banking, Trade Finance Services, Risk Analytics, Wealth Management, Private Banking, Branch Banking & Credit and HR.
Financial Services had the presence of major names – Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd., India Infoline (IIFL), IndiaBulls, SBICAPS, ICICI Securities, Edelweiss Financial Services, Magma Fin Corp, HDFC Limited, Aranca, Amba Research, UBS Verity, FINO PayTech, RMS, Ventura Securities, Futures First, offering profiles across functions like Commercial Credit, Equity Research, Investment Research, Strategic Business, Project Advisory & Structured Finance. Rating Agencies - CRISIL, ICRA and Brickwork Ratings offered Analyst roles.
Insurance sector had companies like HDFC Life Insurance, Kotak Life Insurance, Religare Health Insurance, Swiss Re, IndiaFirst Life Insurance offering Marketing, HR and Actuarial Analyst Roles.
Such a huge variety of companies from the BFSI sector goes on to show the high quality of students across their MBA programs.
Conglomerates – Allegiant recruiters like GE, RIL, Cummins, M&M, L&T, DCM Shriram Consolidated Ltd (DSCL), Vedanta reposed their faith in NMIMS. Jindal Steel & Power Ltd. (JSPL), Sahara India and Siva Group participated for the first time. The offers extended were in Finance, Sales & Marketing, Operations & Leadership profiles of Strategy,
Consulting - NMIMS a potent player in the Consulting Space had the participation of E&Y, PWC, KPMG, Cognizant Business Consulting, Protiviti Consulting, Indigo Edge, Actuate Business Consulting, Juxt Consulting, Jones Lang LaSalle, CBRE, Accelya Kale Solutions Limited, Michael Page, People Strong, Cerebrus Consultants & hCapital offering profiles ranging across Risk Advisory, Financial Advisory, Marketing & Strategy Consulting, Operations Consulting, IT Consulting, HR Consulting and in the areas of Market Research, Analytics, Real Estate, Airline and Travel.
FMCG/CD - Yet another traditional bastion of NMIMS, this sector had the presence of coveted names like ITC, Marico, Dabur, Reckitt Benckiser, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages, Red Bull, McDonald’s, L'Oreal, Kellogg’s, Wipro CCL, Givaudan, Pidilite, Emami, Agrotech Foods, Henkel & Bisleri. Further Titan Industries, Godrej & Boyce, Bata, Videocon, D’Decor recruited for the profiles of International Marketing, Branding, Distribution, Operations, Sales & Marketing and HR. These names reinforce the huge faith that FMCG players have on the students of NMIMS.
IT/ITES - This year witnessed NMIMS emerging as a recruiting hub for some of the best names in IT sector - Microsoft, Google, Capgemini, Accenture, Amazon, Infosys, Wipro Technologies, HCL Technologies, Polaris, Suvidhaa Infoserve, Mu-Sigma and First Source were the regulars. The first time recruiters in this space were NetApp, Hurix, Dell India, Tata Elxsi, Tata Interactive, Mahindra Comviva, Zycus, Maveric Systems, Syntel, Sokrati, Miles Software Solutions, Resultrix & Sutherland Global. From the Analytics space were Dell Analytics, Credence Analytics & Boston Analytics. Infosys BPO, Mindtree recruited after a gap. The presence of so many players in the IT space offering roles across domains and functions reaffirmed the faith the IT players had in NMIMS.
Manufacturing - Apart from legacy recruiters, Asian Paints & Tata Motors there was the presence of Exxon Mobil, IOCL from the Oil & Gas sector that offered roles in Sales & Marketing, HR, Operations and Distribution. VVF Limited reposed its faith in NMIMS, by offering roles in HR and Sales & Marketing. Dalmia Cements, Garware Bestretch & Ambuja Cement participated for the first time and offered profiles in Marketing, Strategy and HR.
Pharma had the participation of reputed names like Cipla and Piramal Healthcare for the first time along with loyal recruiters ACG Worldwide & Boehringer Ingelheim, and offered roles in Sales and Marketing and Operations.
Telecom - NMIMS has proven to be a preferred destination for telecom giants and firms like Vodafone, Idea Cellular & Tata Communications offering roles of Business Development, Marketing and Corporate HR.
From the Logistics field there were DHL Express & GATI KWE that offered roles in Sales and Marketing and Supply Chain, Media & Advertising had the presence of HT Media, Times OOH, Group-M & first time recruiter Mogae Media that extended offers in Media Marketing, Commercial Marketing & Advertisement. From the Real Estate Sector were Lodha Group, Sunteck Realty and HDFC Red.
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