FMS Delhi Placement 2015: Average salary up; Maintains legacy of 100% placement News Desk |
February 28, 2015
Entire participating batch of 217 students got 236 placement offers in diverse domains at yet higher packages offered by more recruiters
"The successful conclusion of the recruitment cycle bears testimony to the exceptional student quality and the faith recruiters have reposed in the placement process" FMS Delhi

Splendid Placement season 2015 at Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) Delhi has not only continued the legacy of 100% placement but also has seen higher compensation packages in comparison to 2014. FMS Delhi Placement 2015 has gone on record nullifying the speculation of economic slowdown and has again placed its MBA programme a shining star all around.

Entire participating batch of 217 students got 236 placement offers in diverse domains at yet higher packages offered by more recruiters. According to FMS Delhi “The successful conclusion of the recruitment cycle bears testimony to the exceptional student quality and the faith recruiters have reposed in the placement process”.

Innovative placement process 2015

Releasing the final placement report Dr Kavita Singh, Placement convener FMS Delhi said “Before the onset of the final placement process, the aspirants were made to give their preferences for the companies and the profiles that they were aspiring for. This was then matched with the preference given by the companies after they had made offers to the candidates.  This process was carried out to achieve the ‘best fit’ between student and job which would be advantageous to both parties in the long run. It also helped the team to maintain a high degree of transparency in the process”  

FMS Delhi conducted placement 2015 in 2 phases. The first one was the lateral placement for the students having prior work experience of more than 18 months and the second phase was the final placement for the students with lesser or no work experience. FMS has 102 candidates with more than 18 months work experience out of the 2013-15 batch of 222 students.

FMS: Key Trends in placement 2015

FMS Delhi has a legacy of securing stellar placements, both in terms of the compensation and the wide variety of profiles on offer. Placement 2015 was no exception to this feat. 217 students out of the MBA batch 2013-15 comprising 222 students at this highly ranked B school participated in the placement process 2015 to explore placement opportunities. 5 students from the batch of 2015 opted to sign out from the Final Placements this season.

Students were offered roles in Consultancy & General Management, Sales & Marketing, BFSI, IT & Operations, and E-commerce among others.
  Average salary up

Proving again that there is no slow down for FMS MBA education, students of this highly ranked B school with high ROI grabbed higher compensation packages in placement 2015. The placement season 2015 at FMS Delhi saw a rise in average salary to Rs.17.04 lakhs per annum from Rs 16.18 lakhs in 2014, showing a rising trend in the MBA job market.  Top 50% of the offers accepted by the FMS students had an average salary package of Rs.20.46 lakhs.  There were 52 students out of 217 who received offers with packages for more than Rs.20 lakhs per annum. The highest domestic compensation also increased to Rs.35 lakhs in placement 2015.
Revealing the striking data in placement 2015, FMS has confirmed that average placement package was higher for Girls than Boys. While the average compensation for female stood at Rs. 17.45 lakhs it was Rs. 16.90 for male candidates.

Another key fact in placement 2015 at FMS is that MBAs with Engineering back ground again got higher placement packages. Average compensation for engineers remained at Rs.17.45 lakhs and for non-engineers the average was Rs.15.72 lakhs.

Average compensation was higher for the candidates with less than 12 months experience in comparison to other candidates.

Higher number of recruiters

Out of a total 102 participating recruiters who confirmed to participate in placement 2015 at FMS, 75 recruiters made 236 offers to 217 students.

Pre placement offers in 2015 increased to 60 from 38 in 2014. However students accepted only 42 offers.

Domain wise placement
Consulting & General Management
Consulting & General management saw 25% rise in the number of offers over last year. Top recruiters in consulting and General Management were Accenture Strategy and Deloitte that made 11 and 10 offers respectively. Boston Consulting hired 3 students. Other prominent recruiters in this domain were Capgemini, Cognizant, EY, Infosys, KPMG.

Major recruiters in the domain of General Management were Cipla, Mahindra & Mahindra, Reliance, TAS, Welspun
Sales & Marketing

Some of the most prestigious companies in FMCG sector made offers at FMS Delhi in placement 2015. The top recruiters in this domain include Asian Paints, Hindustan Unilever, Coca-Cola, Henkel, ITC, Johnson & Johnson, Nestle, PepsiCo, RB. Consumer durable firms like Dell, HP, Lenovo, Samsung also hired for diverse roles.


More than 40 offers were made by the companies in the BFSI sector. Major recruiters were Avendus Capital, Citibank, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Axis Bank, HDFC, ICICI, IndusInd, Yes Bank among others recruited from FMS Delhi. Corporate finance roles were offered by Nestle and Vodafone.

E-Commerce, IT & Operations

5 times more offers were received in E-commerce sector as compared to previous year. E-commerce giants like Amazon, Info Edge, MakeMy Trip recruited students in good number. First time recruiters in this sector were Car Trade, Magicbricks, Snapdeal. Variety of roles in product management, operations, accounts management, online marketing were offered.

Prominent recruiters in the IT sector were Ericsson, Google, HCL, Samsung and Wipro. HCL recruited 8 students for its prestigious Global Engagement Management Profile.

FMS: High ROI B school

Since 1954, as one of the top management institutes in India, FMS has developed distinct brand equity. The learners here challenge assumptions, think beyond visible limits, and add the value of excellence in whatever they do. It was established under the aegis of the University of Delhi. It is situated in the heart of North Campus neighboring some of best colleges and departments of the university.

FMS Delhi is a high ROI B school. If you want to do your MBA from a Top leading Premier B School without burning a hole in your pocket, FMS Delhi is the ideal option for you. No other top rated B School in India charges fees as low as Rs.11,000/- per year for a full time MBA degree. On certain counts doing MBA from FMS Delhi is better than doing it from an IIM.

Admission 2015 to FMS Delhi is based on CAT 2014 high percentile scores. A candidate with 98+ percentile in CAT 2014 can expect to be shortlisted by FMS. The shortlist for MBA admission 2015 is yet to be declared by FMS.

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