MDI Gurgaon Placement 2014: Average salary raised to Rs. 14.74 lakhs

MBAUniverse.com News Desk |
March 20, 2014
Management Development Institute - MDI, Gurgaon one of the top B schools of the country has completed its Final Placement for the batch of 2012-14. The average compensation saw a significant increase of 15.15% over the last year.
Average Salary offered to the students of PGPM Programme for the Batch 2012-14 was Rs. 14. 74 lakhs while highest salary was Rs. 23.36 lakhs per annum.

Management Development Institute - MDI, Gurgaon one of the top B schools of the country completed its Final Placement for the batch of 2012-14 with a flourish. The average compensation at MDI Gurgaon Placement 2014 saw a significant increase of 15.15% over the last year. Average Salary offered to the students of PGPM Programme for the Batch 2012-14 was Rs. 14. 74 lakhs while highest salary was Rs. 23.36 lakhs per annum.

Average Salary offered to the students of PGP HRM was Rs. 13.43 Lakhs while for PGP IM, it was Rs. 13.10 lakhs.

The total number of students who took part in the MDI Gurgaon Placement 2014 process was 321, with 231 from the flagship PGPM course, 61 from the PGP-HRM course, and 29 from the PGP-IM program. While 47 students accepted Pre-Placement Offers from their Summer Internship Organizations, 11 students opted out of the Placement Process and decided to take the entrepreneurial path.

More than 50 new recruiters visited MDI Gurgaon this year for Placement 2014 offering niche profiles like Media and Advertising, Fashion and Lifestyle, Digital Marketing, Analytics, mobile apps Marketing and Crowd Sourcing. Many students preferred to further develop their entrepreneurial skills by opting for start-ups over other companies.

Sales & Marketing continued to be the most preferred profile with 38% of the students from PGPM & PGPIM course opting for it. The FMCG sector has continued its strong association with MDI over the years and this year was no different. In addition, this year saw increasing participation from other sectors like Telecom, Banking and E-commerce. Airtel, American Express, Asian Paints, Castrol, Coca-Cola, Colgate-Palmolive, Dabur, Emami, Flipkart, Godrej, Henkel, Idea, Interglobe, JSPL, Maruti Suzuki, PepsiCo, Pernod Ricard, Pidilite, Procter & Gamble, Raymonds, Reckitt Benckiser, RedBull, Samsung, Schneider Electric, Tata Motors, Tata Steel, Times OOH and Vodafone among others offered roles in Sales & Marketing functions.

Despite the economic slowdown, Finance companies trusted the quality of students and made large number of offers. The domain was led by renowned multinational financial firms like American Express, Axis Bank, Citibank, GE Caps, Goldman Sachs, HDFC, HSBC, ICICI, JP Morgan, Magma FinCorp, Nomura, Religare, RBS, SBI Capital Markets, Syngenta among many others. The offers were made for roles in Investment Banking, Wholesale Banking, Retail Banking, Equity Research, Asset Management, Treasury, Corporate Finance and Risk Management.

The Consulting domain saw participation from consulting majors such as Accenture Management Consulting, Avalon Consulting, The Boston Consulting Group, Bristlecone, Cognizant Business Consulting, Deloitte US India, Everest Group, KPMG, MEC Intelligence, Michael Page, PwC and Technopak. IT Consulting domain saw representation from Accenture, HCL, IBM, Infosys, MAQ Software, McKinsey, Mindtree, TCS and Wipro.

In addition, this year also saw a marked increase in the number of students showing interest in the domains of Analytics, Product Development and Retail with Boston Analytics, Dell, Genpact and Google making huge number of offers. As a reflection of the tremendous growth in the sector, e-commerce majors like eBay, Flipkart and Jabong offered various profiles.

General Management roles were offered by major recruiters like Cipla, Lava International, NIIT Technologies, Reliance Industries Limited, RPG and Trident Group. The Healthcare sector was strongly represented by participation from majors like Cipla, DRL, Eli Lilly and Ranbaxy among others.

Number of companies offering the Operations and Supply Chain role also saw a substantial rise. The companies participating in the domain include the likes of Barclays, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, Intellicap, Jabong, RBS and Whirlpool.

Major first time recruiters offering niche profiles included the likes of Apps Daily, Arvind Mills, Britannica, Lava International and Pernod Ricard among others.

The major recruiters for the students of PGP-HRM offered roles in Corporate HR, HR Consulting and Industrial Relations. These included companies from varied sectors such as Automobile, Banking and Financial services, Consumer Durables, FMCG, Fashion & Lifestyle, HR & Strategy Consulting and Telecommunications.

 

Sector wise job offers:

Manufacturing (6%)
IT&ITES (22%)
BFSI (10%) Telecom (6%)
Consulting (20%)
FMCG (4%)
Others (26%)
Conglomerate (8%)

Major recruiters included Aditya Birla Group, Airtel, Asian Paints, Axis Bank, Cognizant, Deloitte, Ernst Young, Hero Motocorp, IBM, ICICI, Idea, Mahindra Comviva, People Strong, Philips, Powergrid, Reckitt Benckiser, Reliance Industries Limited, Right Management, RITES, RPG, Tata Motors, Tata Steel, Vodafone and Wipro among others.

MDI Gurgaon is one of the top B-Schools of the country. It was accredited by South Asian Quality Systems (SAQS) in 2005. The long-term Education Programmes are accredited by Association of MBAs (AMBA), U.K.

The Programmes include Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM), Post Graduate Programme in Human Resource Management (PGP-HRM), Post Graduate Programme in International Management (PGP-IM), National Management Programme (NMP), Post Graduate Programme in Energy Management (PGP-EM), Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy & Management (PGP-PPM), Post Graduate Programme in Management (Part-Time) and Doctoral level Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) and Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EFPM).

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