Placements in XLRI for 2011
Address: In 2011 for the first time ever, a batch of 240 students IN XLRI get placed in 4 days.Different Companies rolled out
317 offers. There was a 19.25% jump in the Pre Placement offers from last year.
The number of Lateral offers doubled over last year with an average salary figure of 16.5 Lakhs.Total 109 companies
participated in the process.
Average package offered is 15.8 Lakhs, It is 12% higher then last year’s figure. The median figure for the
domestic salary of 14.7 Lakhs echoes the focus on quality of job offers made at XLRI as a part of the Placement
Season 2010. The highest domestic package was 23 Lacs per annum.
25 % of the total offers coming from the financial sector. ICICI Bank was the largest recruiter and with 21 offers
reinforced the faith in the financial prowess of the students at XLRI.
Offers were received across a most of functions such as Investment Banking, Treasury, Corporate Finance, Wholesale
Banking, Commercial Banking, Retail Banking and Insurance. Global finance majors such as Goldman Sachs, Nomura
Holdings, BNP Paribas and Edelweiss offered roles in the areas of asset management, corporate investment banking and
equity research. Financial institutions such as ICICI Securities, India Infoline, Citibank, Standard Chartered,
ICICI, Axis Bank, DBS and YES Bank offered roles in the treasury and foreign exchange desks as well as in their
corporate and retail banking functions. The offerings of domestic investment banks led by SBI Capital Markets
generated a lot of interest among the students. A leading player in the financial space offered its coveted wealth
management role at New York exclusively to XLRI. Corporate finance roles were offered by Hindustan Unilever,
Cadbury, L&T and Reliance Industries Ltd among others.
Marketing has drawn renewed interest from the students and was the preferred choice for students with 25% accepting
offers. The class of 2011 was offered opportunities in the areas of branding, marketing and sales functions
by FMCG majors like Procter & Gamble, Hindustan Unilever Ltd, Johnson & Johnson, GlaxoSmithKline, ITC, Asian Paints,
Nestle, Cadbury, Marico, PepsiCo, Castrol and Biocon.Othe companies participated were BhartiAirtel, Lenovo, Cummins, Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages Pvt Ltd and Akzonobel.
Novartis AG offering its prestigious HR Leadership Development Role at Basel, Switzerland exclusively to XLRI,
making the highest international offer of US $120,000.KPMG for the first time opened its treasured Financial Risk
Management role at XLRI for the class of 2011.
The placements for the General Management Program (GMP) has been also started, a full-time flagship program of XLRI. placement process was kicked off on January 2011. Many popular names such as Amazon, Microsoft, Cognizant Business Consulting, HP etc. have already visited the campus.