Minglebox Education News - freshers-job-placements http://www.minglebox.com/news Education News and Views that you can use. en-us Tue, 19 Jun 2018 08:38:52 GMT Tue, 19 Jun 2018 08:38:52 GMT http://www.minglebox.com/rss Minglebox Feed Generator contact@minglebox.com contact@minglebox.com 5 Minglebox Education News 142 18 http://www.minglebox.com/news http://www.minglebox.com/images/global/logo-of-minglebox.gif <![CDATA[Accenture emerges top recruiter at IIM-A final placements]]> In accordance with the Indian Placement Reporting Standards (IPRS), Accenture emerged as the top recruiter in the final placements at Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM-A)   placing 18 students, which is the highest placement offers made by a single recruiter for Post Graduate Program (PGP). In the strategy consulting domain, The Boston Consulting Group and Bain & Company extended 17 and 16 offers respectively. McKinsey & Company made 11 offers. Among global investment banks, Goldman Sachs molded 7 offers for various roles. Procter & Gamble and Star TV India..

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Sat, 10 Sep 2016 10:06:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffea6570b2eaf0157138f995748ce
<![CDATA[IIFT achieves 100% placement in record time yet again this year]]> Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), New Delhi   , one of India's Top Ten B-School's, as well as one of the oldest, is thrilled to announce the completion of final placements for the batch of 2014-16. This is the fastest completion of final placements across all Top 10 B-Schools, along with a stupendous 23.8% rise in average compensation at 18.01 Lakh Per Annum (LPA) for the class of 2016. The placement for the largest ever batch of 254 students was completed in a record time. IIFT proved its mettle as one of the leading B-Schools in India. The major highlight of the placement..

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Thu, 07 Jan 2016 07:23:58 GMT data-0001-fdbffead5210da3801521af87ed8158c
<![CDATA[SCMHRD - Interim Final Placements Highlights]]> SCMHRD , once again beat expectations and raised the bar with the Final Placement Season 2015-16. SCMHRD witnessed stellar placements, both in terms of the compensation and the wide variety of profiles on offer. SCMHRD being one of the most trusted and revered B-Schools in the country witnessed the participation of premier business houses and corporates in this year's Final Placements. The Batch of MBA 2014-16 also saw an increase in number of PPO/PPIs reflecting the industry's growing faith in SCMHRD's MBA Programme and its talent pool. SCMHRD scaled new heights by placing around 90% of..

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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 05:15:01 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf51aa14ed0151c2f6503c6558
<![CDATA[SCMHRD, Pune completes summer placements for MBA batch 2015-17]]> SCMHRD, Pune continues its strong legacy as the youngest premier business school to be ranked among the Top 20 B Schools in the country with its stellar Summer Placements this year. The adept and small batch of 230 students acquitted themselves exemplarily before the impressive line-up of recruiting stalwarts this year. Contrary to the popular perception of SCMHRD as just an HR B-School, the Marketing, Finance and Operations specializations as well received offers from coveted companies such as Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, L’oreal, P&G, HUL, ITC, Philips, Aditya..

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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 09:34:19 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85511555c1015138d8066c4d9d
<![CDATA[B-schools set to experience upbeat pre-placement season]]> The business schools (B-schools) in India are expected to witness an upward swing in Pre-placement Offers (PPOs) this year, as indicated by the discussions with firms interested in taking part in the sessions. Post the summer internships, companies start extending PPOs at B-schools from August-September, which continue till the year-end. Officials of different B-schools have stated that a 10-15% rise in stipends is expected this year. Last year, the top stipend offered at several management institutes was Rs 1.2 lakh. The Management Development Institute Gurgaon (MDI Gurgaon) ..

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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 11:49:37 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4f4e0496014f5017bceb2e2b
<![CDATA[IIT grads in huge demand for start-ups looking for coding talent]]> The software development graduates from the premier Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are in huge demand from start-up firms, who are looking to hire coders who devise, write as well as test computer programs. Start-up companies and online retail firms, including Paytm (planning to hire 200 graduates from IITs), OYO Rooms, Grofers (to hire 92), TinyOwl, CommonFloor (hiring from IITs to increase from 30% of total hiring during last year to up to 50% this year) and UrbanClap (planning to hire around 60 IIT graduates) have already approached the institutes for the next IIT placement..

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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 07:11:24 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb14f365b7a014f44cc4f171479
<![CDATA[Internship offers for IIT Kharagpur students shoot up by 50%]]> Internship  offers for the students of the premier  Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur)  have shot up by  50%  in the current season, according to a recent statement from the institute. IIT Kharagpur has also witnessed year-on-year rise of  33%  in the total number of firms visiting the campus, the statement added. The 2015-2016 internship season at IIT Kharagpur commenced on  Saturday, August 1, 2015 . The firms who have already visited the campus for recruitment include reputed global names such as Goldman Sachs, Microsoft,..

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Fri, 07 Aug 2015 05:31:19 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb14efa6cac014f06a45da9776a
<![CDATA[Hiring trend at engineering college campuses show 30% hike in salaries]]> This year, the engineering college campuses in the state of Tamil Nadu (TN) have witnessed a 20 to 30% hike in salaries for entry-level candidates, as indicated by the early hiring trend at the campuses. The top offers were made by startup firms, product companies, app-developers and e-commerce firms, who outbid each other making lucrative offers reflecting a positive trend in placements for the rest of the year, in comparison with the last few years. At the Sastra University , offers were made by PayPal for Rs 20.50 lakh per annum. University officials stated that the joint impact of..

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:36:08 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844ed8b6d2014ee30a1fc66af1
<![CDATA[BFSI students of DU's Dayal Singh College achieve 70% placements]]> Students pursuing the Banking, Financial Services & Insurance (BFSI) skills course at Delhi University’s (DU’s) Dayal Singh College finished the pilot program course, acquiring 70% placements in top financial institutions. The BFSI course is part of the Short Term Skill Development program, conducted jointly by DU and the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) for undergraduate (UG) students. The firms which recruited these students include HDFC Bank, Deloitte Consulting, Mudra Financial Services, Angel Brokers, etc. The annual salaries offered were..

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Tue, 07 Jul 2015 10:57:50 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4e536470014e682a28d6715d
<![CDATA[Lucknow University's management graduates bag 100% placement]]> Management graduates of the Department of Business Administration under the Lucknow University (LU) have acquired 100% placement this year, which is a first for the institute. Of the total 90 candidates, 60 were recruited by top firms such as HDFC, HCL, ICICI, Religare, Max Life Insurance, Idea Cellular and Thyrocare on campus. Moreover, 10 students bagged off-campus placements, while 20 students had dropped out of the placements. Last year, merely 30% of the students from the institute had acquired job offers though the campus placement, according to the self-study report of 2014 of..

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Tue, 07 Jul 2015 06:21:21 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4e536470014e672d08af4dbf
<![CDATA[IIM Ranchi placements on a high with more offers, higher salaries]]> The final placement session 2015 at the Indian Institute of Management Ranchi (IIM Ranchi) for its Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) and Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM) batches of 2013-2015 concluded on a high note, with a rising trend in average, median and highest salary packages. Moreover, offers have poured in from more recruiters this year for diverse roles. The PGDM batch size at the institute has increased from 111 to 152 this year. Altogether 136 recruiters participated in the placements, which includes 45 new recruiters. The firms..

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Fri, 15 May 2015 07:10:41 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854d4b5e40014d56692818577d
<![CDATA[IIM Raipur achieves 100% placement; salaries offered go up]]> The Indian Institute of Management Raipur (IIM Raipur) has achieved 100% placement for its Post Graduate Program (PGP) batch of 2013-2015 , with salaries offered shooting up, as per reports. Altogether 119 students and 120 recruiters participated in the placements. A total of 87 recruiters extended job offers. Along with the regulars, several new recruiters also visited the campus this year. This year, more recruiters offered higher salaries and more number of jobs. The students bagged offers across diverse profiles. A total of 12 Pre-placement Offers (PPOs) were extended. The..

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Thu, 14 May 2015 12:12:17 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854d4b5e40014d5256eceb63cf
<![CDATA[SIBM Pune final placements: 70 firms extend 204 offers to MBA students]]> The final placements at the Symbiosis Institute of Business Management Pune (SIBM Pune) for its flagship Master of Business Administration (MBA) program for the 2014-15 recruitment season witnessed 70 firms extending a whopping 204 offers to the students. Salaries: The average CTC offered was Rs 13.50 lakh, whereas the top domestic salary offered was Rs 22.02 lakh. The number of offers accepted above Rs 12 lakh and above Rs 10 lakh was 115 and 162 respectively. The first-time recruiters were Amazon, Dell India, Credit Suisse, DE Shaw & Co., Maersk GSC, LAVA..

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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 10:36:46 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4cdf7d7d014ce0b38e8929fd
<![CDATA[IIM Trichy achieves 100% placement for 2013-15 batch; salaries rise]]> The Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli (IIM Trichy) has achieved 100% placement for the 2013-15 batch of Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM) students, with average salaries rising marginally compared to last year. Out of the total 106 students of the batch, 103 registered for the final placement session conducted at the campus. Three students dropped out of the campus placements; one returned to the earlier employer, one joined the family business and the third student aspires to explore opportunities depending on personal network. Overall 103 firms visited the..

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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 06:35:45 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4cdf7d7d014cdfd6e6de0c1d
<![CDATA[IIT Delhi MBA dept concludes final placements; Rs 19.87 lakh top offer]]> The Department of Management Studies (DMS) under the premier Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) concluded its Final Placement Process 2015 recently, with 62 Master of Business Administration (MBA) students bagging offers from 49 firms. There were 28 first-time recruiters. Around 30% of the candidates received Pre-placement Offers (PPOs) and Pre-placement Interviews (PPIs). Moreover, close to 16% of the candidates were extended offers for leadership positions. Salaries: The best domestic annual salary package offered was Rs 19.87 lakh and the average Cost to Company..

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:59:39 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834cbb7e84014cbc85133d1c02
<![CDATA[IIT Kanpur wraps up placements with 85% students securing job offers]]> The premier Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) has wrapped up its placement process, with around 85% of the total 1,090 students securing job offers. The four-month long campus placement session 2014-2015 at the institute had commenced on Monday, December 1, 2014 and concluded on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 . According to IIT Kanpur officials, around 900 students have found placements during the campus recruitment session. A lot of the students were recruited by leading MNCs in the first month of the placements, with the remaining bagging offers during the second..

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Mon, 06 Apr 2015 09:17:43 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834c85beed014c8e0573815255
<![CDATA[Mumbai organization sets up skill development center in Bengaluru]]> The Mumbai-based voluntary organization Indian Development Foundation (IDF) has set up its center of excellence in Bengaluru, with an aim to boost the employment prospects of the youth. The center is being designed as a finishing school for graduates, which will offer training for skill development, thereby enhancing their employability quotient. The new center will focus on research, development as well as innovation. Moreover, it will also act as the platform for a host of social projects. According to officials of IDF, the new center aims to train around 10,000 students across..

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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 08:03:21 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4c22b51a014c2be888dd1446
<![CDATA[GATE 2015 results to throw open the gates of coveted PSU jobs]]> The Results of the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2015 (GATE 2015) were announced earlier today, that is, Thursday, March 12, 2015 . The scores of GATE 2015 will not only be a gateway for admission into the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) , Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc Bangalore) , the Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) , the National Institutes of Technology (NITs) , etc., several Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) will also offer placements based on GATE 2015 scores. This year also, a number of PSUs have announced that they..

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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 11:02:35 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4c08693d014c0da675d5682a
<![CDATA[DU's Faculty of Management Studies gains 100% placement; salaries rise]]> The Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) of Delhi University (DU) has achieved 100% placement for its students during the final placement session which saw more recruiters participating, with average salaries going up as well. The 217 students of the 2013-15 Master of Business Administration (MBA) batch of 222 who participated in the campus placements received 236 offers from 75 recruiters in diverse roles and sectors. Overall 102 recruiters had confirmed to participate in the placement. The number of Pre-placement Offers (PPOs) increased from 38 last year to 60 this year (58%..

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Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:57:36 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4be3bd8f014be8f095d16412
<![CDATA[Offers continue to pour in during Cluster 3 of IIM-A final placements]]> The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM Ahmedabad) wrapped up Cluster 3 of the final placement process for the 2015 batch of Postgraduate Program (PGP) students, with offers continuing to pour in from various firms. Cluster 3 of placements at IIM Ahmedabad was held on Sunday, March 1, 2015 . IIM Ahmedabad follows a cohort-cluster system for placements, where firms offering jobs in similar profiles are placed in a single group/cohort. Multiple cohorts visit the campus as a specific "cluster". Cluster 3 comprised seven cohorts, namely, Banking & Financial..

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Wed, 04 Mar 2015 12:19:13 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834be3b907014be4b9bf931c4b
<![CDATA[IFMR achieves 100% placement with average salaries rising]]> The Chennai-based Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR) has achieved 100% placement for its students of the 2013-15 batch, with average salaries rising. More than 67% of the batch received offers from the Banking, Financial Services & Insurance (BFSI) sector for diverse profiles, including Risk Management, Equity Analyst, Business Analyst, etc. An increased number of recruiters offered higher salary packages, with many regular participants revising last year’s compensation packages. The average salary increased from Rs 7.51 lakhs last year to Rs 8 lakhs..

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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:22:54 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834bc0d3d9014bca8f75fa456c
<![CDATA[Consulting, e-Commerce firms continue to hire big from ISB campuses]]> Consulting and e-Commerce firms continue to rule the roost during the ongoing integrated rolling placements for the Class of 2015 at the Indian School of Business (ISB) . ISB is an international business school (B-school) with campuses in Hyderabad and Mohali , India. The school offers Postgraduate Program (PGP), Post-doctoral Programs as well as Executive Education programs for business executives. This year, the rolling placements saw a 77% increase in the total number of job offers received, compared to the same period last year. Leading Consulting firms have been hiring..

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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:15:30 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4bc0ccf7014bc59943d25b50
<![CDATA[Delhi University sets up tech park to support start-ups]]> The country’s premier Delhi University (DU) has set up a technology park to provide extensive support to various start-up organizations. The unique “Electropreneur Park” will back start-ups in manufacturing and electronic design. It will become fully operational in around a months’ time, as per reports. The incubator has been set up in the south campus of DU, by a consortium consisting of the Software Technology Parks of India (STPI), under the Union Ministry of Communications and Information Technology and the India Electronics & Semi Conductors Association..

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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 06:28:55 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4bc0ccf7014bc492e4683fe3
<![CDATA[Samsung top recruiter at Cluster 2 of IIM-A final placements]]> The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM Ahmedabad) conducted Cluster 2 of final placements for the 2015 batch of Postgraduate Program (PGP) students on Sunday, February 22, 2015 , with Samsung emerging as the top recruiter. Altogether 13 offers were extended by Samsung, the highest by a single recruiter. IIM Ahmedabad follows a cohort-cluster system for placements, where firms offering jobs in similar profiles are placed in a single group/cohort. Multiple cohorts visit the campus as a specific "cluster". Cluster 2 comprised 10 cohorts, namely, Analytics,..

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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:12:15 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854bbb8891014bc0a6dd436e16
<![CDATA[LIBA achieves 100% placement for students with higher salaries]]> The Chennai-based Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) has achieved 100% placement for its students of the 2013-15 batch, with salaries offered rising as well. Moreover, the students received more offers from more recruiters. Offers were made from diverse sectors for various roles, increasing options for the students. Many students received Pre-placement Offers (PPOs) based on their performance during the summer internship stint. Out of the 121 students of the batch, two dropped out of the campus placements for entrepreneurial ventures. Altogether 50 firms participated in..

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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:41:16 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834bb9e0fc014bbb2d3358219d
<![CDATA[IMT Ghaziabad placements for dual country program see 200 placed]]> The placement session for the Post Graduate Diploma in Management Dual Country Program (PGDM DCP) at the Institute of Management Technology Ghaziabad (IMT Ghaziabad) has been on a high, with 200 students bagging lucrative offers. The session saw increased industry acceptance for the 2013-15 batch, the students receiving offers with high salaries across the top global corporate sector. The leading recruiters were HCL Technologies Limited, Google India Private Limited, Sharaf DG, Microsoft, Accenture Services Limited, Cognizant Technology Solutions India Private Limited, Bank of..

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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 06:36:39 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834bb9e0fc014bba4d3e0f09b7
<![CDATA[IIM Udaipur achieves 100% summer placement for 2014-15 batch]]> The Indian Institute of Management Udaipur (IIM Udaipur) has achieved 100% summer placements for its Postgraduate Program in Management (PGP) batch of 2014-15, as per reports. Altogether 48 firms extended 110 offers in diverse domains. The Banking Financial Services & Insurance (BFSI) sector was the top hiring sector of interns, followed by the Manufacturing, Engineering and Energy sectors . The most number of internship offers was made in the Sales & Marketing profile, followed by Finance . This year, IIM Udaipur placements saw regular firms hiring from the campus,..

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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:34:35 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854baabc3c014bb600b82807a0
<![CDATA[IIM-C achieves 100% placements in 2.5 days; Accenture top recruiter]]> The premier Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM Calcutta) has achieved 100% placements for its 2013-15 Postgraduate Program in Management (PGP) batch in a span of a mere two and a half days during the recently concluded final placement session, according to information from the institute. Altogether 438 students of the batch received a whopping 501 offers, which includes 143 via lateral hiring, 224 during final placements and 134 Pre-placement Offers (PPOs). The Finance sector extended more than 100 offers. These offers came from firms such as Goldman Sachs, Bank of..

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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 05:10:39 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854baabc3c014bb4d8255a62d4
<![CDATA[IIT Kgp upgrades placement cell into career development center]]> The Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur) has upgraded its placement cell into a “Career Development Center” (CDC), with an aim to provide comprehensive career solutions to the students. CDC will guide the students in making choices that will make them industry leaders in the future. It will help the students opt for a job or profile of their preference, regardless of the salary package, as per IIT Kharagpur officials. Till now, the “Training and Placement” division of IIT Kharagpur was offering placement as well as internship support only...

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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 08:00:34 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4b9b1f10014ba0da47345fa0
<![CDATA[Final placements start at IIM-A for PGP 2015; Cluster 1 held on Feb 15]]> The final placement process for the 2015 batch of Postgraduate Program (PGP) students has kicked off at the premier Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM Ahmedabad) . Cluster 1 was held on Sunday, February 15, 2015 . The four cohorts participating were International Trade, Management Consulting and Private Equity, Investment Banking and Markets as well as Venture Capital and Hedge Funds. IIM Ahmedabad follows a cohort-cluster system for placements, where firms offering jobs in similar profiles are placed in a single group/cohort. Multiple cohorts visit the campus as a specific..

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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 11:05:32 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854b924bc6014b9c5d45697227
<![CDATA[MDI Gurgaon final placements see more offers from more recruiters]]> The Management Development Institute Gurgaon (MDI Gurgaon) has wrapped up its final placements, 2015, with increased offers from more recruiters pouring in for its 2013-15 batch. Moreover, the salary packages offered were higher as well. Along with the regular recruiters, many first-time recruiters participated also, offering diverse roles to the students. Altogether 174 firms took part in the final placements, out of which there were 17 first-time recruiters. Moreover, 71 students bagged Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs). The number of firms offering PPOs has increased by 50%, in..

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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 10:18:51 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854b924bc6014b9c3283c66d45
<![CDATA[E-commerce firms extend mega offers during IIM Bangalore placements]]> The recently concluded final placement session at the premier Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM Bangalore) saw e-commerce firms extending mega offers to the students. The final placements at the institute commenced on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 . IIM Bangalore achieved 100% placements for its students in a span of a mere four days. The highest number of offers made by an individual company was by Snapdeal and Amazon (each offered 17 positions). Other key players from the e-commerce domain were Flipkart, AskmeBazaar, Urban Ladder, Hopscotch, Proptiger, CarTrade, Quickr,..

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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 04:57:54 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854b924bc6014b9b0cafd84fdc
<![CDATA[IIM-L achieves 100% placement; more offers, higher salaries pour in]]> The premier Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIM Lucknow) has achieved 100% placements for its students, with increased offers from more recruiters as well as higher salaries pouring in, during the recently concluded final placement session, 2015. Both national and global firms took part in the placements, offering diverse roles to the students of the 2013-15 Postgraduate Program in Management (PGP) batch. This year, the largest-ever batch of 453 IIM Lucknow students bagged 463 offers from regular as well as first-time recruiters. Out of the total 144 firms that participated,..

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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 12:26:51 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4b924841014b925afc1a01b0
<![CDATA[Startups attracting greater talent fresh from college]]> The hiring this season in terms college placements has seen big bucks offered at almost all top colleges in India from MNCs including Google and Facebook and a host of other large Indian companies. It can be recalled that this IIT placement season saw more Rs 1 crore-plus salary offers being rolled out than ever before. All of this could point to the effects of the early stirrings of an economic revival and an upbeat job market were felt on campus, with several large companies stepping up both hiring numbers and salary packages. But still reports say that this year will be best..

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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 10:44:32 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854b725904014b7d63e17b575f
<![CDATA[IIM Kozhikode wraps up final placements; Rs 43 lakh top global offer]]> The Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIM Kozhikode) has wrapped up its final placement session, with a student bagging the top global offer of a whopping Rs 43 lakh from a conglomerate. The offer is a 30% increase compared to last year. The highest top domestic offer was for Rs 29.5 lakh, extended by an e-commerce firm. The institute concluded the placements for the graduating batch of 2015, achieving 100% placements in a mere 10 days. The total number of students in the batch was 347. Two students of the batch dropped out of campus placements to pursue higher studies or start..

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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 13:35:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4b725da1014b78d997a2707c
<![CDATA[XLRI achieves 100% placement for 2013-15 batch in 3.5 days]]> The premier Indian business school (B-school) Xavier Labor Relations Institute Jamshedpur (XLRI Jamshedpur) has achieved 100% placement for its outgoing 2013-15 batch in a span of a mere three and a half days. Last year also the institute had achieved a similar feat. The Final Recruitment process at the institute had 300 students participating, the highest ever appearing for final placements. Moreover, 108 firms participated and extended 321 offers to the students. There were 45 first-time recruiters. The median salary which was offered to the batch was Rs 17 lakhs per annum and..

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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 05:20:21 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834b725800014b7714b84d51c4
<![CDATA[Around 50% of IMT Ghaziabad students bag placements on Day Zero]]> At the Institute of Management Technology Ghaziabad (IMT Ghaziabad) , around 50% of the students of the 2015 batch found placements on Day Zero of the current placement session, with 80% of the batch getting offers within the first week of campus placements. More than 90 firms from various sectors including Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), Manufacturing, Automobiles, etc. visited the campus. The top recruiters included firms such as Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG, top pharmaceutical companies, Microsoft, Snapdeal, Google, L’Oreal, Café Coffee Day, etc. The average..

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Fri, 06 Feb 2015 06:49:38 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4b557c6b014b5da6a9c70f90
<![CDATA[IIM Shillong wraps up final placements; Rs 21 lakh top offer]]> The Indian Institute of Management Shillong (IIM Shillong) has wrapped up the final placement session for its sixth batch of Postgraduate Program in Management (PGP) students. Of the total 119 students of the batch at IIM Shillong, 118 students participated in the placements. One student dropped out of the campus placements to pursue entrepreneurial aspirations. This session, the average salary on offer at IIM Shillong placements was Rs 13.04 lakh, with the highest offer being Rs 21 lakh. According to institute sources, the total number of offers of Rs 15 lakh plus has..

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Fri, 06 Feb 2015 05:55:48 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4b557c6b014b5d7561f90b1f
<![CDATA[NMIMS wraps up final placements with more offers and higher salaries]]> The NMIMS School of Business Management , under SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) , wrapped up its final placement process 2015, with more offers and higher salaries being offered to its students. This year, an increased number of 447 students participated in the placements, out of which 114 were women. More firms visited the campus this year for recruitment. Out of the total 121 firms visiting the campus from diverse sectors, there were 35 first-time recruiters this year offering various profiles. There was increased number of Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs)..

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Thu, 05 Feb 2015 12:45:17 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854b5583a1014b59c5e99b4e7c
<![CDATA[Two NIT Jamshedpur students get top salary offers from Japan]]> Two students from the National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur (NIT Jamshedpur) , also known as NIT Adityapur, have received job offers with the top salary packages from Japan, during this year’s campus placements. According to NIT Jamshedpur officials, the candidates are students of Computer Science & Engineering and Electrical Engineering. They have been offered the annual package of a whopping Rs 32 lakh. The offers were extended by the Works Applications of Japan. The position offered is Software Engineer - Research and Development (R&D). The candidates will be..

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Thu, 05 Feb 2015 09:31:18 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854b5583a1014b5914523140c1
<![CDATA[CA curriculum to be revised with an eye to global job market]]> The curriculum for chartered accountants (CAs) will be revised with an eye to the global job market for Indian CAs, according to the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) officials. ICAI is currently in the process of designing the new curriculum, which will be launched in 2016. The new syllabus will be in tune with the requirements of the industry as well as regulators. Moreover, it will meet the demands of the expanding global economy, the officials added. Indian CAs have a huge demand throughout the world, such as in the United States (US), Gulf countries, Europe, etc...

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Mon, 02 Feb 2015 12:15:13 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844b451f38014b4a374e805805
<![CDATA[TAPMI Manipal achieves 100% placements; average salaries go up]]> The TA Pai Management Institute Manipal (TAPMI Manipal) has achieved 100% placements for the 2013-15 batch, with average salaries going up. There were 391 students in the Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) batch. Altogether 107 firms from across India participated in the placements. The average take-home package went up from last year’s Rs 8.41 lakhs to Rs 8.70 lakhs this year. The top domestic offer for Rs 14.55 lakhs was extended by Microsoft. Moreover, one international firm recruited two students with a package of Rs 15 lakhs. The total number of Pre-placement..

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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:21:29 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854b38f50c014b3a252d8a216e
<![CDATA[IIT Bombay survey reflects post-placement problems faced by students]]> A survey conducted by the students’ media body of the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) reflects various post-placement problems faced by the students. The findings of the survey also point out the flaws in the placement process itself. The survey covered around 220 respondents from the 2011, 2012 and 2013 batches. As per the survey reports, around 55% of IIT Bombay graduates who found placements in various firms two years back have changed jobs and 35% are undecided about whether to remain in the same job. The survey broadly indicates that IIT students have..

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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 04:59:28 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854b38f50c014b39354c190682
<![CDATA[IIT Bombay to hold start up fair to help students get internships]]> The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) will be conducting a start-up fair on Sunday, February 1, 2015 , with an aim to help students get internship opportunities at start-up firms. There is a history of IIT Bombay students launching own start-up ventures in the last few years. Hence, the fair is being held to cater to such aspirants. The fair will enable students gain internships at start-up firms of their choice. At a later stage, the students can also join them as co-founders. Around 11 start-up companies have registered for the fair, stated IIT Bombay officials. ..

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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:19:51 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844b301d7e014b35a21af963f5
<![CDATA[Indian B-schools achieve 100% placements with 10-25% rise in salaries]]> Business schools (B-schools) in the country are once again achieving 100% placements for their students, along with a 10-25% rise in salaries, similar to the pre-2008 final placement trend. With firms extending abundant offers, the B-schools are wrapping up the placement sessions in just few days. The final placement session for the batch of 2013-15 at the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade New Delhi (IIFT New Delhi) concluded in record time of two weeks, with 69 recruiters making offers for the largest ever batch of 219 students and the highest compensation offered rising by 20%...

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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:37:54 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844b301d7e014b349ffb174ecf
<![CDATA[SP Jain Institute achieves 100% placements; average salaries rise]]> The final placement session at the SP Jain Institute of Management and Research Mumbai (SPJIMR Mumbai) concluded on a high, with the institute achieving 100% placements for its Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) batch of 2013-2015. Altogether 232 students were extended 256 job offers. The number of offers per student was 1.1. Four students opted out of the campus placements. Out of the total 78 firms that participated, there were 25 first-time recruiters. The placements saw average salaries rising by 5.8% to Rs 18.2 lakhs, whereas the median salary remained Rs 17 lakhs. The..

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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:20:40 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4b2481a3014b2f32e74516ca
<![CDATA[Students of B-schools, IITs to get big offers from cab companies]]> This year, various cab companies, other than Information Technology (IT) giants, are planning to recruit heavily from the campuses of premier business schools (B-schools) and the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) . Such graduates are in high demand for their problem-solving skills, ability in quick decision-making, innovation and entrepreneurial qualities. Olacabs plans to recruit 500 management as well as technology graduates. TaxiForSure aims to fill vacancies for 100 techies with graduates from the IITs as well as RV College of Engineering Bangalore (RVCE Bangalore) . It also..

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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 06:31:08 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854b29c2ca014b2a16224006f2
<![CDATA[VTU ties up with firms to conduct placement interview for women grads]]> The Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) has joined hands with various multinational companies (MNCs) to conduct placement interviews exclusively for women graduates. There are 201 engineering colleges under VTU in Karnataka state. The placement session will start soon. According to VTU officials, the varsity has already had an initial round of discussion with the firms. It will now finalize on the total number of companies which will participate in the placements. VTU has communicated to the private firms that women engineers are very much committed to their profession and..

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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 06:11:25 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4b0f7620014b10444a030fa8
<![CDATA[IIFT final placements for batch of 2013-15 conclude in record time]]> The final placement session for the batch of 2013-15 at the premier Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) concluded in record time, with 69 recruiters making offers for the largest ever batch of 219 students and the highest compensation offered rising by 20%. Around a quarter of the batch received Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs), which is a 48% increase compared to last year. Conglomerates such as Mahindra and Mahindra, Godrej Properties Limited, RPG, Cipla, Airtel, L&T, Robert Bosch, TATA Advanced Systems Limited and Raymond offered leadership and strategy roles to the candidates...

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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 12:43:08 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844aed1ced014af2c4c0b00767
<![CDATA[Around 10% MBAs in India are employable: experts]]> A mere 10% of the overall Master of Business Administration (MBA) graduates in the country are actually employable, according to experts during a recent conference of business school (B-school) officials. Although there are around 3 lakh management students graduating in India annually, around 35,000 are employable. As per officials of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), altogether 3,54,421 candidates joined MBA courses in 3,364 institutes across India last year. Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Bangalore officials stated that at present, the..

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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 09:20:41 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834ad932b6014add71f8044494