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XLRI – Xavier School of Management has successfully achieved 100% placements for the outgoing batch of 2020-22 for its flagship programs: Two-year Postgraduate Diploma in Management – Human Resource Management and the Two-year Postgraduate Diploma in Management – Business Management for both the Jamshedpur and Delhi campuses with 427 candidates including all 71 students from the first-ever batch of XLRI Delhi-NCR securing offers through the Combined Final Recruitment Process. The Final Placement process was conducted in two stages. The first stage – the Lateral Recruitment Process (LRP) – was conducted over a week in January 2022 where students with prior work experience were interviewed and were offered higher than entry-level positions. The second stage – the Campus Recruitment Process (CRP) – was conducted in a single day in February 2022 where there was no segregation basis the work experience. The process saw participation from 99 recruiters with 437 domestic offers, including 23 new recruiters. These also include pre-placement offers (PPOs) which were offered to 40% of the batch on the basis of their performance during their summer internships.
Father Paul Fernandes, director, XLRI – Xavier School of Management congratulated and appreciated all the students for this achievement, “We have great students who will take greater responsibility in India Inc. as responsible leaders. We are delighted to announce that XLRI has achieved the feat of 100% placements in a record timeframe this year. We attribute the outstanding placements as an affirmation by the corporate world of the highly relevant management-centric education we strive to deliver to our students year after year. This stellar success is a testimony to our students’ resilient calibre in navigating the industry’s shifting trends and their future journey as young business leaders of tomorrow and eminent faculty who mould, mentor and accompany their journey. We thank all the recruiters who participated and recruited our students. We had conducted the entire placement process in a virtual mode this year.”
XLRI Delhi-NCR campus specific highlights of Final Placements 2022:
XLRI continued to be the destination of choice for consulting firms such as Accenture Strategy, Deloitte, PwC, and others. The increase in consulting roles can be attributed to a higher number of candidates opting for these roles and the recognition of the talent pool at XLRI by these consulting firms, accentuated by our pedagogic rigour. The increased interest is also attributable to the established track record of XLRI graduates over the years in prestigious management consulting firms in India and abroad.
ITES, E-commerce, Gaming and Online Services
With the adoption of technology and accelerated digitization induced by subsequent waves of the pandemic, there was a major uptick in hiring by this sector in Product Management & Programme Management roles. Major recruiters included Amazon, PayTM, Microsoft, Flipkart, Myntra, PhonePe, Star Disney, Jio Platforms, Times Internet, Vodafone Idea, Info Edge, Fraazo and Swiggy. Gaming companies such as Junglee Games and Games 24×7 hired at XLRI for the first time.
General Management, FMCG, BFSI & Real Estate
Roles in General Management were offered by Aditya Birla Group, Adani and Bajaj Finserv. Top recruiters such as Dabur, Samsung, Beam Suntory, Brane, Thermofisher etc participated in the process. Real estate developers such as M3M visited XLRI for the first time. Roles in Strategy, Sales & Marketing, Product Supply, Operations and IT were offered to the graduating students.
BFSI firms such as Citibank, Natwest and State Street Corporation also hired from XLRI.
XLRI – Xavier School of Management, amongst India’s premier B-Schools, completed its Summer Internship Placement Process (SIP) for its largest-ever class of 470 students (2021-23 batch) of the Business Management and Human Resource Management programs across both XLRI Jamshedpur and Delhi-NCR.
The 107 students from XLRI Delhi-NCR participating in the combined placement process achieved a 100% placement record. Even amidst the pandemic, the top 20% of the Delhi-NCR campus averaged INR 1.5 lakhs per month while the top 50% had an average stipend of INR 1.28 lakhs per month.
The Delhi campus students bagged an average stipend of INR 1.12 lakhs per month and a median stipend of INR 1.1 lakhs per month in a staggering increase of over 47% and 46% respectively from the previous year.
The top segments based on roles offered to students from the Delhi-NCR Campus were Consulting, Sales & Marketing, and General Management. Consulting and Advisory firms extended offers to around 33% of the batch while around 27% bagged Sales and Marketing roles, about 15% of the batch were offered some of the most coveted General management roles.
Analytics & Consulting:
XLRI has grown into a significant talent source for Consulting firms as some of the top names in Consulting chose to recruit students from XLRI Delhi-NCR with Accenture Strategy making their highest number of offers ever. This year’s process also witnessed participation from PwC, Deloitte India, Aon, Everest Consulting and FinIQ Consulting.
Leading FMCG companies recruited XLRI Delhi-NCR students with companies such as Hindustan Unilever, Modelez, Dabur and Pidilite offering top roles.
There was a great participation from e-Commerce firms with Amazon making offers on campus across both Amazon and AWS across multiple roles, followed closely by Flipkart and Udaan.
Leading companies like Microsoft, Amazon, Walmart, Star Disney, Vodafone-Idea and Infoedge offered roles across domains including their prestigious Product Manager and Program Manager roles.
General Management roles were offered by top recruiters like Adani, Aditya Birla Group, Bajaj Finserv, JSW amongst others
Big names in the Banking and Financial Services Industry like Axis, ICICI, Yes Bank, Mastercard, Intellect Design Arena were among the recruiters for this year’s process
Healthcare and Pharma:
XLRI Delhi-NCR witnessed extensive participation from the Healthcare and Pharma sector in the process, with recruiters including AstraZeneca, Cipla, Sanofi, Novozymes Sun Pharma offering roles in Sales and Marketing, Supply Chain and Finance.