H'bad biz school beats downturn, notches up enviable placements

H'bad biz school beats downturn, notches up enviable placements

Beating the global downturn, the Indian School of Business (ISB) has garnered fabulous placements for its 2012 batch management graduates.

Ranked among the top 20 global B-schools, the ISB saw a total of 631 offers from 348 companies with an average annual salary of Rs 18.83 lakh, reflecting an increase of 8 per cent over last year for the middle 80 per cent of the “Class of 2012.”

Notwithstanding the prevailing mood in the global economy, there was an increase in the participation of international companies in the placements. There were 93 offers from 11 countries, including the US, the UK, Italy, Switzerland, Germany and Singapore. The companies include Apple, Astra Zeneca, Bloomberg, Goldman Sachs, Delta Partners and GE.

The consultancy sector continued to be the leader, accounting for nearly 30 per cent of the offers. Top companies, including AT Kearney, Accenture, Booz & Co, Deloitte, KPMG, McKinsey & Co, Parthenon Group, PRTM, PwC and Boston Consulting Group, picked up the candidates.

This was followed by the technology sector with 28 per cent of the offers from companies such as Apple, Cognizant, Facebook, Google, IBM India, Microsoft, Siemens AG and Infosys. Offers from e-commerce and digital space companies increased to 28 this year as against six last year. The companies included Amazon, Cleartrip and Flipkart. 

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