A final year student of the Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) managed to bag a record-breaking highest ever international package of $150,000 which translates into 1.02 crores during the campus placement held this year. Such a stellar package hasn’t been landed by any student in the history of the University. An FMS official was quoted as saying,
The highest domestic package last year was Rs 35 lakhs per annum, but it has almost doubled this year to reach the Rs 66-lakh mark.”
While the unparalleled international package remains the highlight, even the domestic package fetched was that of a whopping Rs 66 lakh per annum, an increment of Rs 31 Lakh from last year. The average pay package this year was Rs 20.5 lakh, which is a 20% increase from the previous year.
There was some good news for the female students as the average pay package for them was seen to touch Rs 20.9 lakh showing an increase of 20% this time. The average package for males also increased by 21% to Rs 20.4 lakh.
As many as 210 students had participated in the placement drive of the college this year with an outstanding 100% placements recorded.
The most notable among the recruiters were EY Consulting (13), Accenture Strategy (9), Star India (8), and ITC (7).
The annual placement report for the 2014-2016 batch read,
As much as 26% of the batch got placed in consulting roles. FMS saw a 30% increase in the number of finance roles offered to students this year when compared to the last.”
Companies from all sectors were thus seen recruiting from FMS.
The companies that recruited for the sales and marketing profiles included Adobe, Coca-Cola, GAIL, Heinz, HT Media, Microsoft, Nestle, and PepsiCo.
For the finance profiles, companies like American Express, Deutsche Bank, Edelweiss, Morgan Stanley, Standard Chartered, Trident Group, Vodafone and Yes Bank were amongst the top recruiters.