Mumbai: One of India’s premier management institutions, Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA), announced the successful 100% placement of students from the batch 2018-2019 in its first-phase of placement drive. The drive saw organizations across various industry segments participating in the placement process. The campus Final placement drive had a total of55 companies participating and 34 companies gave offers and 38 companies gave summer internship offers. The recruiters included MNCs like E&Y, CBRE, RBS, Pfizer, CITI Bank, Amazon and Bank of America etc. to name a few.
The campus placement drive witnessed offers from sectors like Automobile, BFSI, Consultancy, Digital Marketing, e-commerce, FMCG, Hospitality, IT Manufacturing, Real Estate and Retail. BFSI emerged as the top industry recruiter this year with a 34.51% share. First-time offers were received from the Hospitality sector. Offers from the consultancy sector increased from 18% (previous year) to 30% (current year). Offers from the Real Estate industry saw an increase of 4% this year.
Apart from the regular recruiters, this year’s placement drive saw new additions like E&Y, Dabur, CBRE, Temenos, Oyo Rooms, Animaker, LynkGlobal, White data, Alkraft and IDFC Bank who were keen on securing prospective matches. There were also pre-placement offers from Asian paints, GEP and HDFC Bank.
Prior to the placement drive, LIBA’s internship drive received offers from sectors like Advertising, BFSI, Consultancy, Digital Marketing, FMCG, Healthcare, IT, Logistics, Manufacturing, Media, Real Estate, Retail and Sports. The Internship drive again witnessed BFSI in top demand followed by the FMCG industry. The internship offers from FMCG and Manufacturing sector saw a significant increase from 8% and 1% to 16% and 6% respectively.
Commenting on this, Fr. P. Christie SJ, Director – LIBA said, “We are pleased with the result of our placement drive and it is indeed a remarkable achievement for the institution that 100% of our students have been absorbed into growing industry sectors. We aim to grow stronger and better year by year to enrich our students with the best of education and practical knowledge to equip them to face the real world and become true leaders in management.”