The entire batch of 120 students of the 2017-2019 MBA batch of the MEASI Institute of Management (MIM) were a very happy lot last Saturday, the 27th April. After all, they have been rewarded with Offer Letters from Corporates, thanks to the very successful Placement Drive this year, resulting in leading companies rolling out job offers exceeding the number of candidates. Offer letters were handed over to the students in a glittering function organized by the MIM in the Institute Premises and the Placement Brochure was also released during the occasion.

“The surge in the record placement numbers is mostly attributed to the various value-added programmes and workshops we have conducted for the students over and above their regular curriculum” said Dr. D. Nisar Ahmed, Director of the Institute. “MIM has collaborated with leading industry professionals to bring various transformational programmes that equip the students with the critical thinking and hard skills in the areas of Business Analytics and other competencies that are much required by the Industry today” mentioned Mr. Elias Sait, Finance Director of MEASI.

25 companies from different sectors participated in the recruitment drive, with Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) sector being the significant contributor with 31% followed by IT, Consulting and KPO with 38%, while Sales and HR contributed 23% and 8% respectively of the total placements. The Participating companies included Amazon, CITI, ZOHO, Equitas, KOTAK Bank, HDFC AMC, Fulcrum CRES, CADO, Cavin Care, eNoah, SLAM Lifestyle, Jaro Education, Chai Kings, Goodwill Comptrades, PEE YES YEM Hyundai.

More than half of the students secured multiple offers from different companies. The average salary package offered was Rs. 3.5 lakhs per annum and the highest was Rs. 8.5 lakhs per annum, both figures higher compared to the previous years.

Mr. T. Rafeeq Ahmed , Executive Director , MEASI, highlighted the importance of Attitude in work environment for the career aspirants to succeed in Corporate Life. Mr. Syed Alim Murdaja, Associate Director – HRM & Training – Exeltis India Ltd., one of the dignitaries present during the occasion congratulated MIM on this successful initiative this year and advised the students that employers look for suitability than eligibility and that Emotional Intelligence and Cognitive Flexibility are the two new skill sets required for the Managers in Industry. Mr. Ramesh Subramanian, Adjunct Faculty, KREA University, another dignitary who spoke during the occasion, stressed the need for improving decision making skills and team work with 2 beautiful video examples, and also the importance of continuous knowledge acquisition to stay relevant in today’s extremely competitive world.

About MEASI and MIM:

MEASI established in 1902, 117 years ago, was registered under the Societies Act XXI of 1860. It is one of the oldest Minority educational institutions having a multilevel educational system ranging from school to Post Graduate and Research. MEASI is currently headed by HH. Nawab Mohammed Abdul Ali Azimjah – Prince of Arcot. The Association is backed by a

democratic, participative management and is under the leadership of enlightened and eminent individuals drawn from educational, industrial and various other walks of life. The New College (an autonomous institution established in 1951), MEASI Academy of Architecture, MEASI Institute of Management, MEASI Institute of Information Technology, MEASI College of Education and MEASI School are the educational institutions
which function under the auspices of the Association.

MIM was established in 1987 to impart Management (MBA) Programme. Since its inception, the Institute has consistently secured university ranks and has been posting successful campus placement drives for its students. MIM has plans for seeking autonomous status to ensure that the syllabus is revised in tune with the requirements of the industry
and also remain on par with the leading Indian Management Institutes.