Interim Placement Report 2016: Placement season at SCMS Cochin School of Business has got off to a strong start. Average compensation, maximum salary, number of recruiters and profile of recruiters all are showing healthy trends for PGDM Class 2016. A total of 33 companies across Banking, Insurance, Consultancy, Manufacturing, Hospitality, Retail, Telecommunications, Travel & Tourism, Pharma have made offers so far, covering about 68% of the eligible batch.
The average CTC offered based on packages offered so far is Rs 5 lakhs p.a. with a highest offer of Rs 7 lakhs p.a. Some of the leading companies out of the 33 that have recruited are Deloitte, Idea Cellular, TCS, Asian Paints, Godrej & Boyce, GIC Housing Finance, South Indian Bank, Exide Industries, Abbott Healthcare and Ujjivan Financial Services.
SCMS has a track record of providing placements to all the eligible students, ever since it was started in 1992. In the academic year 2014-15, 56 major corporate houses hired from campus. With its entrepreneurial culture and variety of programs, SCMS strives to offer industry the best talent.
Regarding hiring trends this year, George Joseph, Chairperson, Placement, SCMS Cochinsaid“Markets seem to have opened up and good corporates are in search of good talent. At the same time, they remain very choosy with regard to their commitment and recruiting attitude. Newer companies have visited this year with compensation offer going up as well.”
Dr. Filomina P. George, Director, SCMS Cochin says “We at SCMS endeavour to prepare our students to take up the emerging challenges and groom them towards excellence as they pass through the portals of this institution. Recruiters appreciate this quality about our graduates.”
With its transparent system of posting job profiles and matching students with recruiters, SCMS Cochin continues to strive to maximise opportunities for its student.
Over the years, SCMS Cochin students have gone on to occupy leadership positions in reputable corporates both in India and abroad, which is a testament to the quality of its programs.