“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit”
NITIE-PGDIE students choose to dream high and aim for the best because we strongly believe that "Anything less than excellence is a compromise". With the achievement of outstanding number of multiple career offers, dream jobs in dream companies with dream salaries and preferred profiles, the students of PGDIE have once again proved their professional talent, skills and excellence. The warm welcome and appreciation that this year’s PGDIE batch has received from the diverse sectors of job market again exhibits the supreme recognition that the PGDIE curriculum enjoys in the industry. Indeed, NITIE is the preferred destination for India’s leading business houses and multinationals who find here the best professional talent, proficient in managing cutting–edge Technologies. Students of PGDIE-40 have been more than successful in carrying forward the legacy of over three decades of professional journey by their record breaking performance and the stage is now set higher for placements every year.
Majority of students land in NITIE campus with outstanding career records and adequate job experience. The unique curriculum equips them with the skills required to give a fresh impetus to their career with changed job profile. The continual increase in the average salary amply confirms the high values that corporates put on NITIE graduates.
The process saw participation from 122 companies. The number of new recruiters also rose to 28. A wide range of roles across various domains like Supply Chain, Operations, Marketing, Finance, Banking, Consulting, Strategy and IT/Systems were offered.
Olam International made the highest international placement offer at $150,000 per annum. Colgate Palmolive offered the highest domestic package of INR 19.67 lakhs. Recruiters from the much-revered consulting sector included major players like Ernst and Young, Cognizant Business Consulting, Global e- Procure, Bristlecone, Capgemini, Accenture and IBM.
The Banking and Financial Services (BFSI) sector made its presence felt in a big way with a number of offers made across private equity, investment banking, markets, treasury, corporate finance, and wholesale and retail banking. Major recruiters were companies like Citibank, HSBC, Deutsche Bank, ICICI Bank, Yes Bank etc. Many students embraced this sector, endorsing NITIE’s standing in BFSI domain.
NITIE has always shared a special association with the FMCG sector and the partnership flourished to even greater heights this year. Some of the majors who participated in the placement process were Procter & Gamble, Hindustan Unilever Ltd, Nestle, Cadbury, PepsiCo, ITC, Marico, Colgate Palmolive, Britannia, Johnson & Johnson Consumers, L’Oreal, Godrej, Asian Paints etc. The profiles offered in the FMCG sector were those of Sales, Marketing, Operations, Supply Chain and IT/Systems.
The IT/Systems sector was represented by companies like Amazon, Dell, Accenture, TCS, HP, Infosys, Wipro, GE, ITC InfoTech, Headstrong etc. to name a few. Manufacturing and Process companies like Schneider Electric, Tata Motors, Cummins, Cypress Semiconductors, Godrej & Boyce, Akzonobel, Philips, Abbott, Anand Group, Hero Motocorp, Daimler offered roles in Operations, Logistics and Marketing. Other majors, including companies like DHL Express, Bennett Coleman & Co. Ltd., Ranbaxy Labs Ltd. Lodha Group also recruited in good numbers
Reflecting on the placements, Prof. Ashok Pundir, Dean Students Affairs and Placement said: “The enthusiastic response to the final placements this time signals that the Indian economy is well and truly back on the growth path. We are glad that the corporate fraternity continues to repose confidence in our institute and students by offering varied profiles year after year.”