Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan‘s S P Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR), has recently been ranked as the 16th best B-school in the Asia pacific region by global 200 rankings. This apart, SPJIMR has regularly been ranked in the top 10 best B-Schools in India.
SPJIMR enjoys a good reputation with the industry for the quality managers that it nurtures through a unique pedagogic approach.
This year, deposits edgy markets, SPJIMR set new records and completed another successful season of placements for the PGDM class of 2012. SPJIMR witnessed 81 companies queuing up to hire participants from the class of 2012. The average salary increased to 15.46 lacs, a phenomenal increase over last year.
Over 51.43% PGDM students received PPOs (pre-placement offers) and pre placement interviews through autumns internships at top corporate houses, some of which included Microsoft, P & G, TAS, HUL, Nestle, J&J Consumer, Intel, Palmolive, Citibank, Colgate, J&J Medical, General Electric, McKinsey, HT Media, Britannia, Flipkart, HSBC, Aditya Birla Group, GSK, JP Morgan, Reckitt Benckiser, JM Financial, Miebach Consulting, Wipro, Pepsi and many others.
Apart from the regular recruiters, 17 new companies visited the campus which included big giants such as Google, Barclays, Flipkart and Pepsi. Among other top recruiters hiring students this year included the names such as Asian Paints, Accenture Management Consulting, Marico, GSK, PRTM-PwC, Standard Chartered Bank, HCCB, Bharti Airtel, Deloitte, Kraft, ICRA, Edelweiss, Castrol, HCL Technologies, and Nomura.
Participants in the Batch
Participants in the batch opting out of placements
Number of participating companies
Number of first time recruiters
Number of lateral offers
Total number of Pre placement offers (PPO/PPI)
- 51% of the batch has offers of Rs. 15 lacs and more
- 75% of the batch has salaries of Rs. 13 lacs and more
- The medium salary for the batch of 176 students was 15.25 lacs
- Foreign offers were made by Deloitte Malaysia
Sector-Wise Break up:
The top market players in general management sector such as Mahindra & Mahindra, Tata Administrative Services, Reliance Power, RIL (Reliance Industries Limited), and RPG Group extended 18 offers for various middle management roles. The profiles included close coordination with CXOs and applying business understanding in all related domains.
Top consulting companies such as Ernst & Young, Accenture, TSMG, PRTM, CEB, Capegemini, Cognizant, Deloitte, Vector Consulting and Bristleone visited the campus and hired 19% of the students. Different roles offered by the consulting companies included operations, financial advisory, IT consulting and strategic consulting.
While other B-schools report decline in the number of BFSI companies visiting their campuses, more than 1/5th of SPJIMR PGDM students received offers from BFSI sector. Some of the major financial sector players visiting the campus included Yes Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Nomura, Barclays, JP Morgan, Citibank, Axis Bank, SBI Caps, Deutsche Bank and Edelweiss.
Big shots such as Unilever, General Electric and Citibank offered corporate IT roles while IT companies such as Google, HCL and Microsoft made offers for sales profiles to the students. Global IT companies such as HP, NetApp, Wipro Consulting and Directi also visited the campus to hire students.
Marketing and Operations:
This year some of the top FMCG companies visited the campus to offer marketing profiles to 27% of the Marketing and Operations students. Some of the big giants in FMCG sector offering roles in Marketing, Supply Chain and Sales included P&G, HUL, Nestle, Asian Paints, Kraft, J&J Consumer, PepsiCo, GSK, J&J Medical groups, Britannia, Reckitt Benckiser, HCCB, Marico, L’Oreal, Wipro, Nivea and Nokia.
While other business schools in India including younger IIMs are striving hard to attract the recruiters to their campuses, SPJIMR has made a big achievement by placing 100% of its batch. This exhibits the strength of corporate relationship of the institute with the regular recruiters as well as the first time recruiters visiting the campus.
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