FMS Final Placement Sees 20% Average Salary Rise


Final Placements at FMS Delhi (Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University) held in two sessions in December 2015 for lateral entry and January 2016 for the rest of the batch of 210 students saw a rise of 20% in average salary to Rs 20.5 lakh from Rs 17.04 lakh in the previous year.

The median salary also breached Rs 20 lakh, an increase of 21% from that of the previous year. The highest domestic salary offer was Rs 66 lakh and the highest overseas CTC $150,000.

As many as 147 recruiters had confirmed participation in the final placements. Of them, 80 companies from diverse domains made as many as 220 placement offers. They included BCG, Accenture Strategy, Deutsche Bank, HUL, TAS, Amazon, Flipkart and Microsoft.

As many as 26 new recruiters turned up at the placements that saw a 30% increase in offers in Finance/BFSI from the previous year. Some 15% of offers were in Finance/BFSI in Front-End Investment Banking and 26% of the batch got Consulting roles.

The placements also witnessed 25% increase in PPOs accepted from 2015. EY Consulting took in 13 of the batch to emerge as the largest recruiter followed by Accenture Strategy with 9, Star India (8), ITC (7) and M.H. Alshaya (7).

Interestingly, females received higher average compensation package at Rs 20.9 lakh compared to male students at Rs 20.4 lakh. While 60 Pre Placement offers were made, only 52 were accepted.

In domain wise placement, Consulting & General Management had a share of 37% of the total placements. Top recruiters were Accenture Strategy, Airtel, BCG, Capgemini, Cognizant, Concentrix, Deloitte S&O, EY Consulting, FTI Consulting, GE, Hinduja Group, Hinduja Tech, KPMG, Mahindra & Mahindra, Olam International, PwC‐PRTM, Positive Moves Consulting, Reliance Industries Limited, RPG Group, Tata Administrative Services and Telenor.

The top recruiters in sales & marketing included Adobe, Alshaya, Asian Paints, Bajaj, BCCL, Casio, Coca–‐Cola, Dr. Reddy’s, Emami, Future Group, GAIL, Hindustan Coca–‐Cola Beverages, Heinz, HT Media, HUL, ITC, Lava, Microsoft, Nestle, PepsiCo, Philips, RB, Star, Tata Sky, Tata Steel, Trident Group and Vodafone.

Finance that saw a 30% rise in the number of roles, had Avendus Capital, Morgan Stanley and Spark Capital wooing the students. Front-End Investment Banking roles accounted for 15% of all roles offered in this sector.

FMS was set up way back in 1954 and has over the years grown into an institution among the best management institutes in India. It is also among the high ROI business schools with fees component one of the lowest and most affordable among such institutes across the country.

The Annual tuition fee for MBA-Full Time and Ph.D. programmes at FMS is approximately Rs 10,480 per year. The annual fee payable is Rs. 50,000  in two equal instalments of Rs. 25,000 each for MBA-Executive and MBA-Executive (Health Care Administration) programmes.


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