FMS Delhi concludes Final Placements 2012: Average salary rises more than 6%

 | April 13,2012 06:39 pm IST

Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi recently concluded laterals and final placement process for its largest ever batch of 227 students. More than 100 companies across sectors confirmed participation at FMS Delhi to choose from the best of talent available across the country with 96 companies making final offers with the average domestic salary rising to Rs 16.

34 lpa, an increase of 6.1 % over last year.


The Placement Process also saw an overwhelming participation from new recruiters with 26 of them recruiting from campus in numbers. Offers were also made in 13 growing sectors of the economy which is an indication of the diversity of profiles available at FMS.


Placement Statistics



Number of companies confirming presence
: 127
Number of companies participating
: 96
Total number of students in the batch (across courses)
: 227
: 2
Number of Pre Placement Offers
: 48
Average domestic salary of total offers (INR Lakhs per annum)
: Rs 16.34 lpa



Consulting / Strategy / General Management

The Consulting domain attracted more than one-fifth of the batch and emerged as a function of choice. Accenture Management Consulting led from the front with 8 offers. Aon Hewitt, Bristlecone, Capgemini Consulting, Corporate Executive Board, Deloitte (both India and US S&O), Ernst and Young and PricewaterhouseCoopers among others were the other leading consulting companies that recruited from FMS. Students also accepted offers from clean energy consulting firm Enzen Global as well as Six Sigma consulting firm Benchmark Six Sigma both of which recruited for the first time at FMS, Delhi.


General Management and Strategy roles were also on offer as students chose to pursue careers with companies like Jindal Steel and Power Limited, Mahindra & Mahindra, Punj Lloyd, RPG etc. Ingersoll Rand visited campus for the first time and offered their prestigious Acclerated Development Programme (ADP) and Entrepreneurship Creation Programme (ECP) on campus. Tata Administrative Services recruited the highest number from campus, making a total of 6 offers. Some other roles offered on campus include those made by International Oncology Services Pvt Ltd. and Scandinavian management consultancy firm, Valcon Consulting indicating the plethora of options available to students opting for a career in this domain.


Despite the economic uncertainty and the global financial crisis, FMS maintained its standing as a premier finance destination with 26% of the batch choosing a career in finance. Offers were received across a plethora of functions like Investment Banking, Corporate Banking, Commercial Banking, Corporate Finance, Risk Management and Project Finance.