FMCG Leads Sum­mer Place­ments at TISS

The Economic Times - - Careers: The Fast Track - Sreer­adha.Basu @times­group.com

Mum­bai: The Tata In­sti­tute of So­cial Sciences (TISS) Mum­bai has com­pleted sum­mer place­ments for its twoyear post­grad­u­ate pro­gramme in hu­man re­source man­age­ment and labour re­la­tions with a me­dian monthly stipend of ₹ 90,000, up 20% from ₹ 75,000 per month last year.

The me­dian stipend for the 2017-19 batch was ₹ 88,060 per month, up from ₹ 82,226 per month for the 2016-18 batch. In all, 67 students par­tic­i­pated in the process, where 34 re­cruiters made of­fers.

ITC has paid the high­est stipend this year of ₹ 1.5 lakh per month while Aditya Birla Group was the big­gest re­cruiter, mak­ing seven of­fers. The max­i­mum num­ber of students — 20.58% of the batch — will do their in­tern­ships at fast-mov­ing con­sumer goods (FMCG) com­pa­nies. Con­glom­er­ates made the se­cond-high­est num­ber of internship of­fers to 17.64% of the batch. The sum­mer place­ments process saw par­tic­i­pa­tion from four first-time re­cruiters in­clu- ding De­vel­op­ment Bank of Singapore, OYO Rooms, Max Health­care and Qual­comm. Com­pa­nies in­clud­ing Col­gate Pal­mo­live, Cisco, In­tel and Pi­ra­mal Group were back on the cam­pus af­ter a hia­tus.

Par­tic­i­pat­ing com­pa­nies in­cluded Asian Paints, Col­gate Pal­mo­live, HUL, ITC, Marico, Nes­tle and Pidilite from the FMCG sec­tor; Deloitte from con­sult­ing; Citibank, DBS, FIS Global and JPMor­gan Chase from BFSI; Atos and Cisco from IT/ITeS; In­tel and Qual­comm from engi­neer­ing and tech; Shell from oil and gas; and Ci­pla, Dr Reddy’s, GSK Pharma, No­var­tis and Sun from phar­ma­ceu­ti­cals.

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