MDI Gurgaon Final Placement Report 2017 - BFSI and Sales Marketing highest recruiting areas

MDI Gurgaon Final Placement Report 2017MDI Gurgaon has completed the final placement process for PGPM 2017 batch with 343 students receiving offers from 143 companies. They had received over 100 pre placement offers from their summer internship. The average salary offered was Rs. 18.89 lakh per annum and the highest domestic salary was Rs. 28.74 lakh per annum. As many as 15 students have received international offers. Sales and Marketing was the highest recruiting domain with 48 per cent offers. In terms of sector, BFSI has extended the highest number of offers in PGPM/PGP-IM and in PGP-HRM, Conglomerate was the highest recruiting sector. The following table brings to you the highlights of the final placement 2017 at MDI Gurgaon.


MDI Gurgaon Final Placement 2017 Highlights

Total number of participating students


PGPM – 238

PGP-HRM – 60

PGP-IM – 45

Number of participating companies


PGPM – 100

PGP-HRM – 37

PGP-IM – 32

Number of first time recruiters


Number of international offers


Average salary

Rs. 18.89 lakh per annum

Highest domestic salary

Rs. 28.74 lakh per annum

Highest international salary

80,700 USD per annum

Number of pre placement offers


Programme wise salary


Average Salary

Highest Salary


Rs. 19.25 lakh per annum

Rs. 28.74 lakh per annum


Rs. 18.30 lakh per annum

Rs. 28.50 lakh per annum


Rs. 17.94 lakh per annum

Rs. 24.57 lakh per annum

Function wise placement trend




Sales and Marketing

This is the highest recruiting 48 per cent of the students. Over 80 companies participated in the process. Marketing firms such as Asian Paints, Castrol, Coca-Cola, Colgate-Palmolive, Dabur, ITC Ltd and PepsiCo were among the top recruiters. According to MDI Gurgaon, GlaxoSmithKline CH and Eli Lilly offered prestigious roles in this domain for the first time. International roles were offered by Johnson & Johnson – Dubai, Philips Lighting – Madrid and Tolaram Group. AB InBev, ABFRL, Bennett Coleman & Co Ltd, Godrej Industries, Paytm and Pidilite were other regular recruiters who participated in the process.


General Management and Strategy

Deloitte US India and KPMG were among the regular recruiters. Hinduja Group and PwC’s PRTM recruited for the second time for coveted roles. Infosys Consulting recruited for the first time for its management consulting profile. Mahindra & Mahindra offered GMC role. Stellium Inc recruited for its niche Operations Consulting profile. Rivigo and Tata Steel also offered roles in strategy domain. i3 Consulting, PwC, Tata Communications were among others who offered business leadership roles.



Prominent recruiters in this space included Goldman Sachs, HSBC STG, JP Morgan Chase and Nomura which made offers in investment banking profile. CRISIL, ICRA and Trust Group were first time recruiters. Niche roles were offered by Private Equity firms such as The Chesapeake Group. Regular recruiters such as American Express, Axis Bank, Citibank, Bank of America, ICICI Bank, Religare, SBI Capital Markets, Standard Chartered, Yes Bank offered roles in Treasury, Corporate Banking, Project Finance, and Retail Banking and Wealth Management. Indus Valley Partners and Spandana Sphoorty offered niche roles in the finance domain.


Operations, IT/ITES and Others

Google, McKinsey Digital Labs and Sprinklr offered niche roles in their respective domains. Microland offered New Generation Management Cadre program. Regular recruiters like Larsen & Toubro and Tata Motors offered roles in operations for the first time.


Human Resource Management

Companies across various sectors like Conglomerate, Consulting, FMCG, BFSI, and IT/ITES made offers to students of MDI Gurgaon. Companies like AB InBev, Aditya Birla Group, Airtel, ITC Ltd extended Pre-Placement Offers in Human Resources Management. Airtel, Godrej Industries, Pernod Ricard and Reliance Industries Limited recruited for their coveted HR leadership programme. EY, Mercer and Willis Towers Watson recruited for HR consulting roles. Amazon made offer in leadership programme and also offered the highest salary. D.E. Shaw & Co., Ericsson, Marico and Nestlé were some of the other companies which also participated in the placement process.


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