ISB students get 831 job offers, Apple, Facebook, Google, Accenture among top cos on campus

Written by Press Trust of India | Mohali | Updated: Mar 4 2014, 01:25am hrs
JobE-commerce companies including Amazon, Flipkart, made a total of 81 job offers at the campus. Express
Technology, consulting and e-Commerce companies were the largest recruiters at the Indian School of Business (ISB) as its students received 19 per cent more job offers as compared to last year.

With placements process underway at its Hyderabad and Mohali campuses, ISB said a total of 831 job offers were made as on February 28, compared to 697 offers in the corresponding period last year.

Technology and Consulting sectors continue to be the largest recruiting sectors constituting 35 per cent (287) and 21 per cent (171) of the total number of offers so far, said an ISB release.

Representing technology and consulting verticals, leading corporates including Apple, Facebook, Google, Infosys, KPMG, Accenture made job offers, it said.

E-commerce companies including Amazon, Flipkart, made a total of 81 job offers at the campus.

International companies, including Apple, Siemens AG, SEPAM Qatar WLL made as many as 63 job offers to ISB students.

"A noticeable development this year is the participation of companies from the Middle East offering roles and packages on par with global companies," it said.

Healthcare, pharma and BFSI sectors made equal contributions of about 8 per cent each of the total offers with many companies including Abott India,Cipla, Dr Reddy's, Axis Bank, CitiBank N A,Deutsche Bank participating in this process.

There was a 50 per cent jump in number of start-up companies representing various industry verticals, including technology, telecom, e-commerce, transportation and education in placement process as they offered senior management roles such as Head - Corporate Finance, Head - Operations, release said.