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TISS Completes Placements Process Successfully with PSUs as Top Recruiters

Published On: 25 May 2009 | Last Updated On: 25 May 2009
The TATA Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai justified its position as a top ranked school for Human Resource Management with a successful end to its placement process. 2009 seems to be the year of PSUs as far as placements are concerned and TISS turned out to be no exception with almost 18% of the batch heading towards PSU. The final placements of the Human Resources Management and Labour Relations (batch of the TISS for the batch of 2007-09 saw a batch of 60 students, walking away with preferred jobs in diverse industries and roles. Despite the global economic slowdown, recruitment was good and fruitful. Like most other campuses this year TISS too extended its placement season and witnessed 40 companies participating, with 18 new recruiters visiting the campus. The highlight was the sharp spike in the number of offers from PSUs like IOCL, BPCL, GAIL, National Housing Bank etc. The average salary package offered on campus was 10.12 lakh per annum and the median salary was Rs. 10.31 lakh per annum.
Each sector was fairly represented with recruiters from sectors like Manufacturing, IT/ITeS, FMCG, Consulting, BFSI, Pharmaceuticals, Energy etc.  

In keeping with tradition, major conglomerates visited TISS for recruitment in their management cadres. The Tatas (Tata Steel and Tata HRDP), RPG, Bharti and Essar continued their relationship with the institute.  The BFSI sector was well represented by Deutsche Bank, Axis Bank, Bharti Axa and Franklin Templeton. The presence of HR Consulting thought leaders like Ernst & Young, Hewitt, Dale Carnegie and DDI underlined the ever-increasing stature of TISS in the HR Consulting space. Auto sector made its presence felt through Hero Honda and Mahindra and Mahindra. BPO space had well known names like Mphasis and Firstsource. Other recruiters like Asian Paints, Cadbury, Cairn Energy, Coca-Cola, Dr. Reddy's, Astra Zeneca, Hindustan Coca-Cola Bottling Ltd., Hindustan Unilever, L&T, Marico, Nestle, Nokia, Procter & Gamble and Wipro also vied for the best HR talent in the country.
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