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Welingkar placements: Avg salary Rs 7.07 LPA, highest Rs 13 LPA
Both Marketing and Finance streams upstaged other streams especially in IT/ITES and BFSI sectors. Top companies that offered the maximum offers were Infosys, ICICI Bank, Deloitte, Bank of India, Crisil, SBI, Accenture Consulting and Capgemini.

ONE OF the leaders in the field of management education, Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai, has wrapped up its placement for the 2009-11 MBA batch consisting of 413 students.

The response as the officials at the B-school say was overwhelming. This year’s B School Placements have been a refreshing change after a 2 year lull in the ‘campus recruitment’ plans of companies.

The batch witnessed hundred percent placements. The highest package reached was Rs. 22 lakh per annum (LPA) and the average salary has been Rs. 7.07 LPA. 21 students opted out of the campus offers to pursue their entrepreneurship dreams.

There were 145 companies, out of which 62 companies were new. The job profiles offered were varied, such as Analyst, Sr. Analyst, Consultant, Associate Consultant, Sr. Consultant etc. 

AC Nielsen Bloomberg Financial Services Pvt Ltd, CapGemini, CBRE, Cerebrus Consultants, Citibank, Crisil, Deloitte, Great Eastern Shipping, HCL Comnet, HCL Technologies, ICICI Bank, Wipro Technologies, Zee Network, Abbott Healthcare Ltd., Bank of America were few of the many companies which participated in the campus placements of MBA.

Among the new companies were Abbott Healthcare Ltd., Bajaj FinServe Ltd., Balmer Lawrie, Bank of America, BILT, BlueStar, Canara Robeco AMC, CLP India, Cognizant, Design Core India Pvt Ltd, DHL, HCL Infosystems and  ICICI Securities. Google was one of the star recruiters.

There were 8 international placements. The highest placement was with Jumbo Electronics, Dubai. The company offered the highest salary of Rs. 22 LPA. The Landmark Group, UAE offered second highest salary of Rs. 21 LPA.

The students of the 2009-11 batch had varied background ranging from engineering, commerce to arts. The batch had 194 engineers. As of the work experience 149 were freshers and the rest had work experience ranging from 1 year to 8 years.

Lateral Placements: There were 108 lateral placements and the highest salary was Rs. 13 LPA and it came from Bloomberg Financial Services.

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