XIMB Final Placement 2017 - Marketing and Consulting highest recruiting domains

Xavier Institute of Management, Xavier University, Bhubaneswar has completed the final placement process for MBA (Business Management) MBA (Human Resource Management) and MBA (Rural Management) 2017 batches. The BMS batch consisted of 360 students, HRM batch had 120 students and RM batch had 83 participants, who were extended offers by 102, 52 and 30 companies respectively. Average domestic salary offered was Rs. 13.18 lakh per annum for BM batch, Rs. 12.39 lakh per annum for HRM batch and Rs. 7.32 lakh per annum for the RM batch. Let us take a look at the placement highlights of all three programmes.


XIMB MBA Business Management (BM) 2017 Placement Highlights


According to XIMB, the number of PPO/PPIs increased by 35 per cent. The number of recruiters have increased by over 50 per cent. Following table brings to you the highlights of the placement 2017.


MBA (BM) Placement Highlights

Number of participants


Total number of companies


Average salary

Rs. 13.18 lakh per annum

Median salary

Rs. 13.02 lakh per annum

Highest domestic salary

Rs. 21 lakh per annum

Average salary of top 50 per cent batch

Rs. 15.47 lakh per annum

Median salary of top 50 per cent batch

Rs. 14.84 lakh per annum

Top Recruiters


The top recruiters for MBA (BM) included CBC, Deloitte, PwC, TCS, Godrej, Tata Steel, L&T, SBI Group, Maruti Suzuki, Bluestar, ICRA, Emami, Bajaj Auto and Idea. New participants in the XIMB placement process this year were Axis Bank, GMR, MRF, Mu Sigma, IOCL, Hero Motocorp, VMware, Religare, Standard Chartered Global Business Services. Varied roles were offered to the students which consisted of Corporate Finance, Risk Management, Strategic Consulting, Equity Research, Marketing, Sales and Distribution, Supply Chain Management, Customer Relations, Business Consulting, IT Consulting and Business Development.


Sector and Domain wise Placement Records




Marketing was the highest recruiting domain with 35 per cent of the batch accepting offers in this role. Consulting was the second largest recruiting domain. Let us take a look at the domain wise placement trends.




The top recruiters were from various sectors such as FMCG, Automobile, Telecom, Conglomerate, Manufacturing etc. Companies which extended offers to almost 35 per cent of the students were L'Oréal, Nestle, Bajaj Auto, Tata Steel, UHG, Maruti Suzuki, Times Group, HSIL, Idea Cellular, BPCL, Vedanta among others.




Deloitte, PwC, Cognizant Business Consulting, Ernst & Young, TCS, IBM, Tiger Analytics etc. were some of the major recruiters offering roles in Business Consulting. This vertical recruited across 30 per cent of the batch.




Major financial corporates like Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, HDFC, CRISIL, ICRA, HSBC IB, Royal Bank of Scotland, HSBC Analytics, Tata Capital, IIFL, DCB Bank, SBI Group, Standard Chartered Global Business Services and several others made offers to around 15 per cent of the batch.




Around 14 per cent of the batch were extended offers from Systems domain. Top recruiters which offered diverse roles in IT were HP Enterprise, HCL Technologies, Wipro, Accenture Technology Services, Capgemini, Mindtree, Mahindra Comviva, Infosys etc.


General Management, Strategy and Operations


These areas saw participation from conglomerates like Godrej, Larsen & Toubro, GMR and companies like RBS, TASL, Tata Steel, Sarda Group and Total Oil.


XIMB MBA Human Resource Management (HRM) 2017 Placement Highlights


This batch of XIMB saw participation of 120 students and 52 recruiters. The number of first time recruiters was 29. Take a look at the highlights of the placement process.


MBA (HRM) Placement Highlights

Number of participants


Number of participating companies


Average Salary

Rs. 12.39 lakh per annum

Median Salary

Rs. 11.93 lakh per annum

Highest Salary

Rs. 19.75 lakh per annum

Average salary for top 50 per cent batch

Rs. 13.99 lakh per annum

Median salary for top 50 per cent batch

Rs. 13.60 lakh per annum

Major Corporates like Axis Bank, ABG, HCCBPL, GAIL, Tata Steel, ICICI bank, GMR, ACG Worldwide, ITC InfoTech, L&T, L&T Infotech, Godrej & Boyce, Vedanta, IOCL, BPCL, Idea Cellular, Bajaj Auto, MRF, Deloitte Consulting were among the top recruiters of the 2015-17 batch of MBA (HRM).


Companies like Aditya Birla Group, GAIL, Tata Steel, HDFC Life made offers in the Industrial Relations Area. Corporate HR roles were offered by leading organizations like HCCBPL, ICICI Bank, CBC, Sun Pharma, Wipro, Asian Paints among others.


XIMB MBA Rural Management (RM) 2017 Placement Highlights


The placement process of 2017 of MBA (RM) saw participation from sectors like Research and Consulting, Financial Inclusion, Development, FMCG, Co-operatives, CSR and Banking & Financial Services Institutions. Take a look at the highlights of the placement process.


MBA (RM) Final Placement 2017 Highlights


Number of participants


Number of participating companies


Number of first time recruiters


Average Salary

Rs. 7.32 lakh per annum

Median Salary

Rs. 7 lakh per annum

Highest Salary

Rs. 11 lakh per annum


Sector wise placement trends


BFSI sector made the highest number of offers, i.e. 34. Although FMCG sector extended offers to seven per cent of the batch, the highest salary was offered from this sector, by Amul. Let us take a detailed look at the top recruiters and roles.


Sales & Marketing


The roles offered in this sector by top FMCG companies included Sales, Business Development and Rural Marketing. Top recruiters were AMUL, CavinKare and Sarda group.




This sector saw offers coming from PwC, Deloitte and Sambodhi Research. New recruiters participating in this sector were Quess Corp, Infiniti Research etc. Consulting sector extended offers to 17 per cent of the batch. In terms of salary, this sector offered second highest after Sales & Marketing.




This sector offered highest number of jobs to 34 per cent of the batch. Some of the major recruiters were State Bank of India, Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, TATA AIG General Insurance and Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance.


Financial Inclusion


Ujjivan Financial Services was the highest recruiter in this domain. Other recruiters included Arohan Financial Services, Fincare, Swadhaar Finserve, Village Financial Services, Samunnati who cumulatively recruited 22 per cent of the batch.


Organisations in the development sector like PRADAN, Basix, Bihar Rural Livelihood Promotion Society, SRIJAN, Humana People To People, recruited 10 per cent of the batch.


TATA Trust and National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd.(NAFED) provided offers in the CSR and Co-operatives domain.  


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