61 students were offered jobs by 35 companies, out of which 60 were placed in human resources.
The pass-outs of 2018 batch at TISS Mumbai—one of the premium institutes of human resources in the country—have bagged an average package of Rs 18.77 lakh. Last year, the average package was Rs 18.2 lakh.
However, there is a slight fall in the highest package bagged by a student. In 2017, Colgate Palmolive had offered the highest package of Rs 27.5 lakh, while this year the highest package has been offered by Reckitt Benckiser, of Rs 27 lakh.
This year, 61 students were offered jobs by 35 companies out of which 60 were placed in human resources.
The companies include Citibank, Accenture, HUL, ITC, The Aditya Birla Group, Mahindra & Mahindra, Reliance Industries, TAS, Ola, Cipla and Sun Pharmaceuticals. There were also five new names on the list—Deloitte India, OYO Rooms, Bajaj Auto, UST Global and Reliance Power.
In terms of sectors, technology companies formed the largest group offering jobs to 17 per cent students, followed by FMCG which took away 14 per cent of the students. The consulting and energy sectors took another 11 per cent each, while the BFSI sector and pharma absorbed nine per cent students each. Around six per cent of the students were placed in the automobile sector.
About 13 students with relevant work experience bagged lateral placement offers from companies, such as Crompton Greaves, L&T Infotech, Samsung R&D and Sterlite Power.