Continuing last year’s trend, 2011-12 saw a successfulplacement season as 574 students of the Class of2012 set out to pitch their skills across a diverse setof organisations, industries and sectors. This year, theplacement season yielded a total of 631 offers from348 companies for the 528 participating students.Forty-six students from the class opted out of theplacement process to join their previous employers,return to their family businesses, or to start their ownventures.The Class of 2012 comprised students from diversebackgrounds and work experience ranging from2 to 24 years, helping us to attract many ﬁrst-timerecruiters on campus. Participating companiescame from diverse geographies, both nationaland international, with offers for a multitude ofresponsibilities. Owing to the quality of workexperience in the class of 2012, several companiesmade multiple offers across functions, with manystudents being offered senior management positions.CLASS OF 2012Lateral placements are important in a B-schoolthat targets working professionals. We ensuresuch placements through the system of “RollingPlacements,” a lateral hiring process that is spreadover several months. This gives recruiters time toidentify the most suitable candidates, while givingstudents the opportunity of pursuing their owncareer goals. During this period, the School workswith recruiters and students in ﬁnding the ideal ﬁt.The School also supports and encourages studentsin their independent search efforts to seek theirpreferred careers.Along with the placement results of the graduatingclass, this report will also introduce you to the Class of2013. This group of highly-qualiﬁed talented studentsorganise themselves into different professional clubsand actively pursue events related to their clubs.The information furnished within this report will assistyou in identifying the best talent for your organisation.We look forward to another great year for ourrecruiters and students.Founding Associate Schools Associate Schools
PLACEMENTS 2012Highlights631 OFFERS FROM 348 COMPANIESAN INCREASE OF 8% YOY BY NEWPARTICIPATING COMPANIES3 FOLD INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OFOFFERS FROM E-COMMERCE SECTORGrowth in Global LeadershipProgrammesThis year witnessed a spurt in the number ofoffers for various global leadership programmesof leading companies. These fast-track leadershipprogrammes groom fresh recruits for seniormanagement roles. 87 offers were made forsuch roles by 27 companies - a signiﬁcant leapfrom 28 such offers by 19 companies last year.Participating companies included Abbott, AdityaBirla Group, Bharti Airtel, Citibank, DuPont, GE,HCL Technologies, Ingersoll-Rand, Philips, Pﬁzer,Siemens AG, Luxottica Group and Yes Bank.
PROFILECLASS OF 2012YEAR ON YEAR DATAFOR 80% MEAN AND80% MEDIAN CTC (IN INR)Class 80% Mean 80% MedianClass of 2008 15,91,296 16,00,000Class of 2009 14,30,305 14,00,000Class of 2010 16,12,112 16,00,000Class of 2011 17,92,715 17,47,000Class of 2012 18,83,403 18,00,000YEAR ON YEARINCREASE IN COMPANIESAND OFFERSClass Year Registered Offersand Size Companies2008 - 422 230 6572009 - 437 326 4012010 - 568 346 5412011 - 569 310 6612012 - 574 348 631CONSULTING AND TECHNOLOGY TOP AMONG RECRUITING SECTORSThe consulting sector continued to be in demand constituting over 30% of offers from companies such asAT Kearney, Accenture, Booz & Co, Deloitte, Diamond Consulting, Gallup Pte Ltd, KPMG, McKinsey & Co,Parthenon Group, PRTM, PwC, The Boston Consulting Group, and Valcon Management Consultants. Thetechnology sector was the second leading sector that yielded about 28% of the offers through a broadspectrum of roles in technology consulting, sales, product management and project management. Thecompanies in this sector include Apple, Cognizant, Facebook, Google, IBM India, Infosys, Microsoft, andSiemens AG, among others.CLASS SIZE574 AVERAGE AGE(YEARS)27 AVERAGE WORKEXPERIENCE (YEARS)5 AVERAGE GMATSCORE712
In %In %Offers by Industry - 2012High TechnologyElectronicsManufacturing / ServiceManufacturing61Banks / FinancialInstitutions4FMCG / RetailConsumer Durables8InfrastructureConstruction / Real Estate2Consulting30Engineering1Advt. / MediaCommunicationPR / Entertainment1IT / ITES28Govt. / PSUs / NGOsForces / Services1Pharma / BiotechHealthcare / Hospitals7Chemical / FertilizersPesticides1Education / Teachingand Training1Oil / EnergyPetroleum / Minerals1Others5Telecom3Business Research1ProductDevelopment1Operations6Consulting35Project Management5General ManagementStrategic Planning13Technology4Sales & Marketing23Finance6Human Resources1Others4Offers by Function - 2012Engineering1PLACEMENTS 2012
E-COMMERCE ON THE RISECompanies from the e-commerce and digital spacemade their presence felt on campus this yearconstituting a total of 28 offers from 6 companies, asagainst the 6 offers from 2 companies in the previousyear. The companies from this space were Amazon,Cleartrip, Expedia, Flipkart, MakeMyTrip and Myntra.PHARMA AND BIOTECH CONTINUETO GROWThe Pharma & Biotech sector continued to be indemand among the students this year as well. A totalof 27 companies including AstraZeneca, Biocon,Dr. Reddy’s, Eli Lily, Indegene, Johnson & Johnson,Merck, Novartis, Pﬁzer, and Abbott made 41 offersthis year, as against 28 companies making 30 offerslast year.Industry-wise offersMid 80% averageCTC80% CTCRange inLakhs2011 2012Manufacturing 1656273 1705556 12 - 22InfrastructureConstruction/ Real Estate1722509 1915000 13 - 20IT/ ITES 1698936 1923932 12 - 28Consulting 1821480 1901487 13 - 27Govt/ PSUs/ NGOs/Forces/ Services2001112 2434500 15 - 24Oil/ Energy/Petroleum/ Minerals1763895 1858333 14 - 21Banks/ FinancialInstitutions1533029 1868580 12 - 22Pharma/ Biotech/Healthcare/ Hospitals1647003 1879511 13 - 20FMCG/ Retail/Consumer Durables1800891 1750276 12 - 26Advt/ Media/ Comm/PR/ Entertainment1860356 1563557 11 - 23Telecom 1598154 1907479 15 - 21Education/ Teaching andTraining- 1716667 15 - 21Others 1819571 2169158 14 - 23Function-wise offersMid 80% averageCTC80% CTCRange inLakhs2011 2012Business Research 1633336 1504000 14 - 17Human Resources 1581250 1850000 14 - 21Technology 1743136 2277557 12 - 28Consulting 1785186 1874092 13 - 27Product Development 1785905 2850000 15 - 35Project Management 1941636 2083596 12 - 37Finance 1597371 1838636 12 - 22Research andDevelopment1300000 2565000 12 - 25Operations 1908174 1885598 12 - 25Sales and Marketing 1685718 1846962 12 - 26General Management /Strategic Planning1663899 1931577 12 - 25Engineering - 2108414 14 - 34Others 1200000 1854447 12 - 18INDUSTRY-WISE OFFERSCOMPARISON 2011 - 2012FUNCTION-WISE OFFERSCOMPARISON 2011 - 2012INTERNATIONAL PLACEMENTSREMAIN STABLEThe tentative sentiment in the global economynotwithstanding, international companiescontinued to increase their participation in theplacements at the ISB making 92 offers asagainst 83 in the previous year. The positionsoffered were across 11 countries, namelyGermany, Switzerland, Italy, UK, USA, Dubai,Nigeria, Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka andHong Kong. Leading companies such asApple, AstraZeneca, Bloomberg, Booz, BT,Delta Partners, Expedia, GE, Goldman Sachs,and PRTM were among the 73 participatingcompanies this year. Some of the globalcompanies like Novartis and Siemens madeoffers across multiple countries and with variedroles.
The above list is not exhaustive and is only aimed at giving an indication of the range of companies that recruit at the ISB campus.LIST OF RECRUITERS 2012AT Kearney LtdABB LtdAbbottAccenture IndiaAcropetal Technologies LtdAditya Birla GroupADP Pvt LtdAmazon Development Center IndiaPvt LtdAmeex Technologies Pvt LtdAon HewittApple IncAppnomic Systems Pvt LtdApra GroupAryaka Networks India Pvt LtdAstraZenecaAvista Advisory GroupBharti AirtelBharti Walmart Pvt LtdBiocon LtdBloomberg LPBooz & CompanyBristol-Myers Squibb India Pvt LtdBT Group plcCairn Energy India Pty LtdCelioCheers InteractiveCitibankCleartrip.comCognizantColgate-Palmolive (India) LtdConcept Management Consulting LtdCoromandel International LtdCypress Semiconductor TechnologyIndia (Pvt) LtdDeloitteDelta PartnersDE ShawDeutsche Lufthansa AGDiamond Management & TechnologyConsultantsDirecti Internet Solutions Pvt LtdDr. Reddy’s Laboratories LtdEI DuPont India Pvt LtdEdelweissEli Lilly & Co (I) Pvt LtdEOS Capital Advisors Pvt LtdErnst & YoungETA AsconEXL Service.com India Pvt LtdFacebook India Online Services Pvt LtdFlipkart India Pvt LtdFullertonGC CorporationGeneral ElectricGenpactGlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals LtdGlobal eProcureGoldman Sachs InternationalGoodHope Asia Holding LtdGoogle IndiaGVKHCL TechnologiesHDFC BankHero MotoCorp LtdHindustan Unilever LtdHoneywell International India Pvt LtdHPCL-Mittal Energy LtdHSBC PlcHT Media LtdIBM India Pvt LtdICICI BankiDiscoveri Education Pvt LtdiLink SystemsIMI MobileIndegene IncIndiaCan Education Pvt LtdIndus InsightsITC Infotech India LtdITC LtdJaipur Rugs Company Pvt LtdJohnson and JohnsonKingdom of Dreams (GINC Pvt Ltd)Klueber Lubrication India Pvt LtdKotak Mahindra Old Mutual LifeInsurance LtdKPMGLarsen & Toubro LtdLodha GroupLuxottica GroupMakeMyTrip India Pvt LtdMcKinsey & Company, IncMercatus CapitalMichael & Susan Dell FoundationMichael Page International RecruitmentPvt LtdMicrosoftMindTree LtdMphasis - An HP CompanyMSDMTS IndiaMyntra Designs Pvt LtdNCR CorporationNokia India Pvt LtdNovartis - Development Finance GroupNovartis AG-Competitive IntelligenceNovartis-Development Solutions GroupNovartis Pharma AGNSL GROUPOlam International LtdOpera Solutions ManagementConsulting Services Pvt LtdOrvitoPalantir TechnologiesPﬁzer LtdPhilips Electronics India LtdPI Industries LtdPramati TechnologiesPricewaterhouseCoopers Pvt LtdProtiviti Member Firm (Middle East)PRTMPunj LloydRedpine SignalsRPG EnterprisesSchneider Electric India Pvt LtdShapoorji Pallonji GroupSHL (India) Pvt LtdSiemens AGSiemens AG - Corporate Finance AuditSiemens LtdSiemens Management ConsultingSociete Generale Global Solution CentrePvt LtdStar IndiaSynthite Industries LtdTajSATS Air Catering LtdTarget CorporationTata Communications Banking InfraSolutions LtdTech Mahindra LtdTechnopak Advisors Pvt LtdTecnova India Pvt LtdThe Boston Consulting GroupThe Gallup Organization (S) Pte LtdThe Parthenon GroupThe Parthenon Group (London)Tolaram Corporation Pte LtdTyroo MediaValcon Management Consultants Pvt LtdValue and Budget Housing Corp Pvt LtdVideocon Industris LtdVirtusa Consulting Services Pvt LtdVisual IQ, IncWipro LtdYes Bank LtdZensar Technologies Ltd
The one year Post Graduate Programme (PGP) at the ISB attracts the ﬁnest talent from various industries withexperience across many functions. The Class of 2013 comprises a pool of students from varied backgroundslike Consulting, Finance, Marketing, Technology, Medicine and Defence. Many students also come with theexperience of working across geographies. But while their backgrounds may be different, they share the sameenthusiasm for taking up challenges and gaining new perspectives. This creates an environment conducive tohealthy exchange of ideas and a rich classroom experience.ISB Hyderabad expands into Mohali CampusGrowth is unceasing at ISB and this year we have added the Mohali Campus. True to its vision of ‘One School- Two Campus’ model, a brand new facility has been created in Mohali which replicates ISB Hyderabad inevery respect. Class of 2013 has a combined student strength of 767, split as 577 in Hyderabad and 190in Mohali. The admission policy, academic calendar, mix of resident and visiting faculty (from our partnerschools) and Placement policy is common for both the campuses. As for admissions, students are drawn froma common merit list and assigned to either of the campuses randomly in the ratio of class capacities.There is also an exchange programme between both the campuses to promote interaction between thestudents. The Placement portal is common and recruiters have access to the combined pool of talent.PROFILE - CLASS OF 2013WOMEN28%8 YEARS AND ABOVEEXPERIENCE546 YEARS TO 8 YEARSEXPERIENCE92BELOW 4 YEARSEXPERIENCE3504 YEARS TO 6 YEARSEXPERIENCE271CLASS SIZE767GMAT MID 80% RANGE670-750
The wide variety of student clubs reﬂect the diversity of the ISB community. The clubs give studentsopportunities to apply what is learned in the classroom and to gain invaluable leadership and life skills. Inaddition to connecting with others who have similar interests, the students get a platform to interact with alumniand professionals in their ﬁelds of interest, helping them build formal and informal networks, while exploringcareer opportunities.PROFESSIONAL CLUBSMEMBERS YEARS OF AVERAGEEXPERIENCE291 5.0MEMBERS YEARS OF AVERAGEEXPERIENCE271 4.7BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY CLUBThe Business Technology Club aims to bring togetherstudents interested in careers focussed at theintersection of business and technology. The clubseeks to equip its members with the relevant skillsand exposure to achieve their goals by engagingmeaningfully with industry leaders, expanding theirprofessional network, and by leveraging members’experience to create and share knowledge.Past Recruiters: Amazon | British Telecom | Clickable |CA Technologies | Cisco | Cognizant | Directi |Facebook | Genpact | Google | HCL | Honeywell | HP |IBM | Infosys | Intel | Mahindra Satyam | MakeMyTrip |Microsoft | NIIT | Oracle | SAP | TCS | Virtusa |Vodafone | Wipro | Yahoo | Zensar TechnologiesCONSULTING CLUBThe Consulting Club seeks to equip its members withresources to build a successful career in consulting.The club anchors these efforts by creating forumswhere participants can learn and imbibe skillsand best practices from industry experts, and byspearheading initiatives that enable students toassimilate these learnings into practical applications.Past Recruiters: AT Kearney | Accenture |Arthur D Little | Booz & Co | Capgemini | Deloitte |Diamond | E&Y | Gallup | Global eProcure | Infosys |Consulting | KPMG | McKinsey & Company | OliverWyman | PricewaterhouseCoopers | PRTM | SiemensManagement Consulting | The Boston ConsultingGroup | The Parthenon Group | ZS Associates
ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND VENTURECAPITAL CLUBThe focus of the Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital(EVC) Club is to foster entrepreneurial thinking andincrease the number of successful business venturesat the ISB by institutionalising the entrepreneurialculture. The club enables the achievement of this goalby providing timely resources, relevant contacts andorganising events like the venture capital investmentcompetition, idea lab sessions, elevator pitches,business plan workshops and an entrepreneurshipconclave.Past Recruiters: Avsarr | iRunway | Loylty Rewardz |mGinger | Orkash Services | RichCoreEMERGING MARKETS CLUBThe Emerging Markets Club is focussed on thegrowing importance of emerging economieslike BRICS. The club looks at opportunities andbusiness solutions to address the challengesfaced by emerging market economies. The clubseeks to disseminate cutting-edge research andbuild capabilities among future global leaders byorganising regular industry interactions, onsite visits,speaker sessions and conclaves.Past Recruiters: Indorama Group | Lebua at StateTower | Olam International | Prudential Group | SiamCements | Trident Group | Tolaram GroupFINANCE CLUBThe Finance Club equips its members with skill setsand capabilities to develop as successful ﬁnanceprofessionals. The club organises speaker sessionswith industry experts, technical workshops and ﬁnanceconferences to create a platform for continuous learning.The club members come from diverse backgroundsincluding banking, trading, research, economics,insurance, operations, manufacturing, and IT.Past Recruiters: Ambit Holdings | Citigroup | CreditSuisse-Asia Paciﬁc | DBS Bank | Deutsche Bank | DSPMerrill Lynch | Goldman Sachs International | HDFC |HSBC | ICICI | JP Morgan | Kotak | Nomura | MorganStanley | Royal Bank of Scotland | Standard CharteredBank | SUN Group | Yes Bank LtdENERGY, MANUFACTURING ANDOPERATIONS CLUBThe Energy, Manufacturing and Operations (EMO) Clubfocuses on strategy, project development, operationsand supply chain management, and consulting inthe energy and manufacturing sectors. In additionto providing a forum for discussion and knowledgeenhancement for students, the EMO club also providesholistic services to both recruiting companies andstudents to pursue professional interests and rewardingcareers in EMO ﬁelds.Past Recruiters: Alghanim Industries | ArcelorMittalBritish Petroleum | Holcim | Husk Power | ITW IndiaLimited | Punj Lloyd | Reliance ADAG | SchneiderElectric India Pvt Ltd | Solar Semiconductor PrivateLimited | Sun Edison Energy | Suzlon Energy | Tata SteelMEMBERS YEARS OF AVERAGEEXPERIENCE192 4.6MEMBERS YEARS OF AVERAGEEXPERIENCE210 4.8MEMBERS YEARS OF AVERAGEEXPERIENCE206 4.7MEMBERS YEARS OF AVERAGEEXPERIENCE189 4.6
MARKETING CLUBThe team members of this club are some of the mostmotivated people on campus, bound together by apassion for the art and science of marketing. Theclub aims to sharpen the skills of the members, andact as a bridge between industry and the vast pool ofmarketing talent at the ISB.Past Recruiters: Artaaj Events | Cargill | Coca-Cola |Colgate-Palmolive | Directi | Godrej | GSK | HT Media |HUL | ITC | Luxottica Group | NIIT | Nokia | PepsiCo |RPG | Virgin MobileGENERAL MANAGEMENT CLUBThe General Management Club is one of the largestclubs at the ISB. It comprises of students from diversebackgrounds with rich professional experience, whoaspire to build successful careers in areas of generalmanagement and strategy. The club engages withindustry and business leaders through various forumsaimed towards expanding the knowledge base andenhancing the skill sets of students, to enable themto assume leadership positions in all sectors of theindustry.Past Recruiters: 3M | Aditya Birla Group |Bharti Group | Deutsche Lufthansa AG | Ericsson |Essar Group | GE | Jindal | Monsanto | Philips |Tech MahindraMEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT CLUBThis club comprises students who are driven by thevision to build and establish ISB as a knowledgepartner for the media and entertainment industry, andprovide a platform for young leaders who possess aunique blend of creativity and business acumen.Past Recruiters: 9.9 Mediaworx | ABP | Artaaj | Big92.7 FM | Dainik Bhaskar | Global Broadcast Network |HT Media | Info Edge | NDTV | Network18 |People Group | RSG Media | SET India | Star TV |Starcom MediaVest Group | ViacomHEALTHCARE CLUBThe Healthcare industry (pharmaceuticals, hospitals& ancillary businesses) is growing at a rapid paceand presents immense business opportunitiesand management challenges. The club aims tobuild awareness and knowledge of the industry byorganising speaker sessions, onsite visits and aconclave on healthcare and pharma. Members ofthe Healthcare Club come from diverse backgroundsincluding pharmaceuticals, medical devices,hospitals, consulting, operations and IT.Past Recruiters: Abbott | Apollo Hospitals |AstraZeneca | Biocon | Bristol-Myers Squibb |Dr Reddy’s Laboratories | Fortis Healthcare |GlaxoSmithKline | Indegene | Johnson & Johnson |Max Healthcare | Novartis | Pﬁzer | Singapore GeneralHospital | TCG Lifesciences | UHGMEMBERS YEARS OF AVERAGEEXPERIENCE390 4.9MEMBERS YEARS OF AVERAGEEXPERIENCE225 4.6MEMBERS YEARS OF AVERAGEEXPERIENCE78 5.0MEMBERS YEARS OF AVERAGEEXPERIENCE63 4.5
RETAIL CLUBThe Retail sector promises to be one of the fastestgrowing in the years to come, and India is one of thelargest retail destinations globally. The ISB Retail Clubaims to help its members forge a career in retailing bybuilding salient platforms that provide the right skillsand knowledge through interactions with the industryand academia.Past Recruiters: Bharti Wal-Mart | Godrej Properties |Landmark | Luxottica Group | MedPlus | Nokia | RPGNET IMPACT CHAPTERThe ISB Net Impact chapter was started in 2003to help future leaders use the power of businessto make a difference to society. The club conductsexcellent programmes, such as ISB Global Pro-bonoConsulting, iDiya - National Social Ideas Challenge,Board Fellows, Social Responsibility Conclave, andISB Responsible, with a special focus on developmentsector careers.Past Recruiters: Acumen Fund | Global FundIntellecap | Khemka Foundation | Michael & SusanDell Foundation | Naandi Foundation | NISG | SKSMicroﬁnance | Spandana SphoortySREI REAL ESTATE ANDINFRASTRUCTURE CLUBThis professional club aims to facilitate a constructivedialogue between the industry and the student body.The objective of the club is to serve as a forum for itsstakeholders, to exchange ideas and experiences,in order to facilitate enriched learning and careerdevelopment.Past Recruiters: CBRE | Cushman & Wakeﬁeld | DLF |Feedback Ventures | Hines | Jones Lang LaSalle India |Knight Frank India | L&T | Lodha Group | OberoiConstructions | Shapoorji Pallonji | Unitech | Value andBudget Housing | SREI InfrastructureMEMBERS YEARS OF AVERAGEEXPERIENCE116 4.4MEMBERS YEARS OF AVERAGEEXPERIENCE135 4.8MEMBERS YEARS OF AVERAGEEXPERIENCE105 4.5
Hyderabad campus Mohali campusHyderabad Campus: Gachibowli, Hyderabad - 500 032, AP, India.Mohali Campus: Knowledge City, Sector 81, Mohali - 140 306, Punjab, India.Phone: +91 40 2318 7420/ 7402/ 7533, Fax: +91 40 2300 7030E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Web: www.isb.edu/placementRegional Ofﬁces: Delhi: +91 11 4358 6125/ 6126 | Mumbai: +91 22 6671 1166Bangalore: +91 80 2545 4890/ 5127The ISB vision is to be an internationally top-ranked, research-driven, independent management institution thatgrooms future leaders for India and the world. Over the years, the school has built associations with top-rankedschools across the globe, like the Kellogg School of Management, The Wharton School, the London BusinessSchool, MIT Sloan School of Management and The Fletcher School. The ISB’s research output has also beenrecognised as the highest amongst all B-Schools in India in the last decade.The ISB offers the Post Graduate Programme concurrently at two campuses - Hyderabad, Andhra Pradeshand Mohali, Punjab. The two campuses also follow uniﬁed processes for admissions and placements. Both thecampuses integrate world-class academic and residential facilities that help create a perfect balance betweenthe rigours of intense learning and an enriching campus life.