|Final placement summary - Class of 2011|
Final Placements 2011 at SJMSOM, IIT Bombay showcase the impeccable faith the school enjoys among the industry. Placements at the school have reached new heights this year bearing testimony to the student quality and growing brand equity of SJMSOM.
The season kicked off with a slew of PPOs/PPIs from companies across the sectors like HSBC, Deloitte, Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, Asian Paints, Capgemini Consulting, Colgate Palmolive, Global eProcure, L’Oreal, Idea, GE and Tata Motors to name a few.
* All numbers in INR
While the batch size has increased by 16%, the placement process has seen 30% new recruiters taking part in the process.
Students have picked up the profiles of their choice from across a variety of domains including Finance, Operations, Marketing, Consulting and Systems. Consulting and Finance have been the favourite among the students with a good majority of the batch bagging coveted profiles in these domains, closely followed by Operations.
Consulting continued to be the preferred sector at SJMSOM with 27% of the students opting for it. This sector has seen participation from the likes of Ernst & Young, KPMG, PwC, Accenture, Deloitte, Capgemini Consulting, Avalon Consulting, Bristlecone, Cognizant and Global eProcure.
Profiles have been offered in the domains of Strategy consulting, Strategy and Business Transformation, Business consulting, Supply chain consulting, IT strategy and Business advisory. .
The BFSI sector is represented by domestic and multinational giants like JP Morgan Chase, Citibank, Nomura, CRISIL, JM Financial, HSBC, ICICI, Yes Bank to name a few.
22% of the batch opted for careers in finance domain and were offered a wide variety of profiles ranging from Investment banking, Project Finance, Corporate Finance, Corporate Banking, Risk Management to Equity Research. CRISIL offered its coveted Infrastructure Advisory role.
SJMSOM continued to be the favourite destination for the FMCG companies and placements 2011 showcase the trust reposed by this sector in brand SJMSOM.
Procter & Gamble emerged as the largest recruiter this year. Other companies that represented this sector include Johnson & Johnson, Asian Paints, Godrej Consumer Products Ltd., Colgate Palmolive, Marico, Heinz, Coca Cola, L’Oreal etc. This sector opened various options to budding managers in the areas of marketing, operations management, supply chain management, procurement and general management.
The placement process at SJMSOM saw participation of companies from manufacturing sector like Cummins, Tata Motors, UB Group, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd., Shipping Corporation of India etc. They offered various profiles across the functional domains of Marketing, Operations, HR, Business development and Leadership.
A slew of profiles ranging from project management to business development offered by technology giants led by Microsoft, Amazon, HCL, Cognizant, Wipro and Infosys added a new dimension to placements 2011.
SJMSOM strengthened its relationship with regular recruiters like Microsoft, HCL etc. Amazon, another regular recruiter at SJMSOM offered its much sought after Operations Management & IT profiles.
Conglomerates like Lodha Group, GE and Welspun offered diverse profiles in the areas of Business Development, Leadership, Marketing and Finance.
Industry leaders like Vodafone, Idea and Mercator Lines made their presence felt by opening profiles in marketing, corporate finance, HR and operations domains.
18% of the students bagged Pre-placement Offers from companies where they pursued their summer internships, which is a 54% increase over the previous year.
There is a remarkable rise in the number of Leadership & General Management profiles being offered to the students. An increasing preference to profiles and growth prospects over the pay packages is seen among the students.
Recruiters from niche sectors like semiconductors, pharmaceuticals etc. made inroads, while those from traditional sectors continued to hold their sway.
Message from Faculty Placement Coordinator:
"Placement season 2011 ended on a jubilant note with the batch achieving 100% placements in record time. The enthusiastic participation by regular as well as new recruiters and the diversity of profiles offered exemplify the overwhelming response from the industry to the school’s recruitment process. The economic recovery, the industry confidence in the student quality at the school and the tremendous support from the alumni resulted in an excellent placement season for the outgoing batch of 2011 and I wish them good luck in their careers."
- Prof. Dinesh Sharma
Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, a premier b-school in the country today, has been established by IIT Bombay in 1995 with the objective of transforming professionals with technological background to "Renaissance Leaders" of tomorrow. Having made its way into the Ivy League in a short span of 15 years by leveraging on its unique industry interaction programs and tremendous support from one of India’s largest alumni bases, the school boasts of one of the fastest growth stories in the B-School arena.