As a premier institution of India’s B-School fraternity, SIBM Pune continued to enjoy immense confidence of the industry as testified by the phenomenal placement season for the batch of 2014-16. Campus Recruitment Programme 2015-16 at SIBM Pune concluded on a high note with record number of job offers secured by students in myriad sectors viz. FMCG/ FMCD, Consulting, E-commerce, BFSI, Telecom, Manufacturing and Technology, Information Technology, Pharmaceutical, Infrastructure, etc.
90% of the MBA 2014-16 batch secured placements within the first three days of the commencement of the placement season. SIBM Pune’s unrivalled reputation was complimented with a record 77 organizations vying for the best talent in this year’s recruitment programme. With one-third of the participating organizations being first time recruiters, SIBM Pune’s reach across the diverse industry spectrum improved even further.
The excellent batch quality is reflected in the increased number of Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs) / Pre- Placement Interviews (PPIs) bagged by SIBM Pune’s students through Summer internships and various national level corporate competitions which resulted in 30% of the 2014-16 batch securing Pre-Placement Offers.
MBA 2014-16 batch received Pre-Placement Offers from various prominent organizations which included Asian Paints, Britannia, Capgemini, Castrol, Coca-Cola, Cummins India, Dell, GSK Consumer Healthcare, Godrej Industries Limited and Associated Companies, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages, HSBC India, ICICI Bank, Idea Cellular , ITC, J.P. Morgan Services, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., Nestle, Nomura Services, Pidilite Industries, Syngenta India, Tata Steel and Wipro among others.
The companies that participated in CRP for the first time included Bajaj Auto Ltd., Bharti Airtel , Bharti AXA Life Insurance, CarDekho, Cipla India, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, HT Media Ltd, Hewlett Packard Enterprise , Indus Valley Partners, KGK Group, Michael Page, Piramal Enterprises, SBI Cards, ShopClues.com, Trident Group, Vedanta Resources Ltd. to name a few.
Riding the growth in economy and financial sector, CRP 2015-16 was marked by the strong presence of recruiters from BFSI sector. Companies from manufacturing and consulting sector also offered niche finance roles to students. Students from finance specialization secured coveted job offers from companies like Citibank, Godrej Consumer Products Ltd., HSBC India, ICICI Bank, Indus Valley Partners, JP Morgan Services, Tata Motors, Vodafone India, etc.
Some of the profiles offered to the students were Financial Planning, Investment Banking, Project Finance, Equity Research, Corporate Treasury, Business Advisory and Strategy, etc.
Maintaining its stronghold as a preferred hiring destination for FMCG organizations, SIBM Pune Marketing batch bagged dream roles from companies like Asian Paints, Britannia, GSK CH, HCCB, L’Oreal, Nestle, Pidilite Industries, etc. Other companies from telecom, consumer goods, manufacturing, consulting, pharmaceutical and e-commerce sectors also recruited students for their coveted programmes which include Vodafone – Discover, Asian Paints – LEAP, GCPL – Gallop, Airtel – Young Leaders Programme, Mahindra and Mahindra – GMC, etc. Some of the profiles offered under this specialisation were General Management, Sales, Marketing, Brand Management, etc.
Being one of the oldest B-Schools which provide quality management education in Human Resources, SIBM Pune strengthened its distinction as an institute which offers best talent pool of HR professionals. Industrial houses like Aditya Birla Group, ITC, Mahindra and Mahindra, Nestle India, etc. offered profiles like HR consulting, Industrial Relations, HR Analytics, Consultant: People & Organization, Organization & Talent, etc. Companies like EY, Vodafone India, Cipla India, Accenture, ICICI Bank, CISCO, HCCB, Aviva India, etc also recruited students in large number and reinforced their trust in the talented student pool of SIBM Pune.
Within a short time span, operations specialization has carved a niche for itself in the industry. Companies like CISCO, Cummins India Ltd., Genpact, IBM, Idea, M&M, Sygenta, ZS Associates, etc. offered core operations role like Supply Chain Management, Consulting, Global Procurement, Quality Management, Logistics, Technology Advisory, Operational Research, etc. to students.