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MDI Gurgaon Final Placement 2015: A report

Feb 20, 2015 15:42 IST

     Management Development Institute (MDI) Gurgaon concluded the final placement for the year 2015. This time the institute saw a rise in offers and number of recruiters as well. Most of the students got desired placements in top rated companies at higher placement packages.

    Marching on the path of success and proving no slowdown in MBA/PGDM placement offers, the placement season 2015 at MDI Gurgaon saw a rise 15% in average salary which went up to Rs.16.86 lakhs for flagship PGPM; Rs. 15.57 lakhs for PGP-HRM and Rs.15.54 lakhs for PGP-IM programmes 2013-15 batch.  The highest compensation also increased to Rs. 25.18 lakhs; Rs. 21 lakhs and Rs.22.50 lakhs for the above 3 programmes respectively.

    Average International compensation was Rs. 31.36 lakhs in placement 2015 at MDI Gurgaon.

    Top Recruiters at MDI Gurgaon

    Snapdeal made the highest number of offers recruiting 26 students for various roles. Nestle made a comeback after a brief gap.

    New recruiters included Adobe, The Bain Capability Centre, Bank of America, BT Global, Grail Research, Heinz, ICICI Prudential, Indus Valley, Maersk, NetApp, Novartis, PlayGames24X7, ReNew Power, Snapdeal, Stellium, Syngenta and Tata Communications.

    Further, let’s take a look at different recruiter domain wise at MDI Gurgaon

    Sales & Marketing

    Sales and Marketing domain saw maximum placement share in 2015.  The major recruiters comprised comprised companies from FMCG, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical and telecommunication sectors.

    Some of the leading recruiters were Arvind Mills, Asian Paints, Becton Dickinson, Boehringer Ingelheim, Castrol, Coca Cola, Colgate Palmolive, Emami, Flipkart, Maruti Suzuki, Idea, Novartis, RIL, Snapdeal, Tata Communications Tata Motors.

    Many leading Finance firms made large number of offers with niche profiles. Major recruiters in this domain were American Express, Axis Bank, Bank of America, Citibank, Fidelity, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, ICICI Bank, India Alternatives, Indus Valley, JP Morgan, Nomura, Religare, Syngenta, Yes Bank, Wipro and others.

    Consulting & Strategy

    Diverse roles in the Consulting domain were offered by Adobe, The Boston Consulting, Cognizant, Deloitte, Grail, KPMG, MEC, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Synergy and Michael Page.

    General Management

    Number of general Management roles offered was one of the highest in placement 2015 at MDI Gurgaon.  Airtel, Essar, ICICI Prudential, Interglobe, Jindal Steel, Raymond, RIL offered business leadership profiles in this domain.

    Information Management

    Major participants in the domain of IT/IT Consulting were Accenture, Genpact, HCL, Hexaware, IBM, Infosys, McKinsey, MAQ, Mindtree, Nucleus, Rupee Power, TCS and Wipro.

    Some of the top technology firms that recruited this year included Adobe, Dell, Google, Lenovo, NetApp and SAP India. These recruiters offered varied roles in Sales and Marketing and Analytics.


    Number of companies recruiting in the Operations domain rose significantly. Some of the major recruiters in this function were Arvind Brands, Aviva, BT Global, Genpact and L&T. Major E-commerce recruiters like e-bay, Flipkart, Snapdeal and Zovi also hired for their analytics and operations profile.

    Human Resources

    A whole gamut of companies recruited for the Human Resources function, proving the credibility of HRM programme at MDI Gurgaon. Major recruiters in placement 2015 were Aditya Birla Group, Airtel, Asian Paints, Aviva, Axis Bank, Cognizant, Colgate Palmolive, Citibank, Deloitte, Eli Lilly, Ernst & Young, Fidelity Investment, Flipkart, HCL, HDFC Bank, Whirlpool and many others.

    Companies making international offers included Tolaram Group and Paramount Systems, with roles being based out of Africa and the Middle East.

    Overall, it was a win-win situation for all the students passed out this year.

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