- Number of students in batch of 2017: 217
- Number of students signed out/taken holiday: 10
- Total number of students appearing for placements: 207
- Total number of companies confirming participation: 117
- Total number of new companies confirming participation: 54
- Total number of companies who made offers to students: 76
- Total number of offers made: 207
Companies from a host of different sectors and domain recruited students for a variety of functions and roles. A total of 207 students received offers primarily a crossthe following sectors: Consulting & General Management, Sales and Marketing, BFSI, E Commerce and IT & Operations.
Accenture Strategy made the highest number of offers – 12. The Boston Consulting Group hired again from FMS testifying the campus’ calibre in this domain. Other recruiters in this domain were Deloitte USI S&O, Capgemini, Cognizant, EY, KPMG among others.In General Management the Aditya Birla Group selected 2 students for their prestigious internship program. Legacy recruiters in this domain include Tata Administrative Services, Mahindra GMC, Reliance Industries Limited. RPG Group and United Colours of Benetton also offered General Management roles to students.
Sales & Marketing:
The FMCG/FMCD sector saw some of the most prestigious firms in the country making offers at FMS. Some of these firms include Hindustan Unilever, Asian Paints,ITC, Johnson & Johnson, Nestle, Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, RB, Godrej, Britannia, Mars,Loreal, etc. Colpal and GSK hired from FMS after a gap. Notable new recruitersincluded AB InBev, Bennett Coleman & Co. Ltd, Dr. Reddy’s, Raymond among others.
More than 45 offers were received from companies from the BFSI space. MorganStanley, Espirito Santo and Avendus Capital hired for front-end Investment Bankingroles. Mentioned IBs and International Banks such as Goldman Sachs, JP MorganChase, Deutsche Bank, Citibank, HSBC, Standard Chartered, Bank of America andDBS hired 31 students amongst themselves. FMCGs like PepsiCo and Coca-Cola also hired for their corporate finance roles.
E-Commerce & IT services/Operations:
FMS saw e-Commerce giants like Amazon, Infoedge, Snapdeal etc recruiting students in good numbers. A variety of roles including product management, operations,account management, online marketing, etc. were offered.Major participants in the technology segment were Adobe, IBM, Microsoft and Wipro.
The Sankalp Initiative – Social and Development Sector:
For the first time in FMS History, there was participation from industry leaders in the social and development sector. Students showed great enthusiasm for roles in these companies in terms of student preferences as well as slots.
The below mentioned companies confirmed participation among others: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Centre for Teacher Accreditation, Clinton Health Access Initiative and Teach For India.
– All 207 students eligible for placements received internship offers with the average stipend rising to INR 72,051 per month, a 22% increase compared to last year.
– The median stipend was INR 75,000 per month, highest being INR 2,00,000 per month with top 50% students receiving an average stipend of INR 93,823.4 new recruiters), 76 gave final offers
– First time hiring in Social and Development sector – Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Teach For India hired for strategy/consulting roles.
– Offers from The Boston Consulting Group, Accenture Strategy and Deloitte USI combined increased from 9 to 16 over the previous year.
– The top recruiters on campus in terms of numbers were Accenture Strategy, Amazon, Snapdeal, Star, Alshaya, HUL, TAS among others.
– There was an increase of 20% in offers from top firms in FMCG domain.
– Offers from E-Commerce giants Amazon and Snapdeal rose to 15 (11 last year)
This report has been taken from InsideIIM and the official website of FM Delhi.