CAMPUS HIRING:

SALARY & EMPLOYMENT REPORT 2018

A Comprehensive Survey of Salary Levels, Top Roles & Employers Across Engineering & management Institutes in India

CAMPUS DILEMMA

The Big Campus Dilemma: 4 W's

Which

institute to shortlist?

HRs have a tough time deciding which colleges to approach becomes first hurdle in the process.

When

to approach?

The next stepping stone is not knowing when to connect with placement cells which can be a deciding factor in an organization's growth.

Whom

to hire?

The third obstacle is whom to shortlist because a candidate may fake in an interview and but turn out to be non-competent when hired.

What

to offer?

The fourth barrier is what to offer candidate, which can be done by knowing the market trend in order to retain them.

SALARY BENCHMARKS

137% Higher Entry-Level Packages for Top IITs When Compared to Overall Average

INR 4.7 LPA average salary for an engineering graduate in India.

Top IITs offer the Highest Average Package, of INR 11.1 LPA.

SALARY BENCHMARK

CS/IT Graduates Earn the Highest Average Packages of INR 6.9 LPA, While Civil Graduates Earn the Least

Salaries in Electrical and Mechanical across India remain close to INR 4 LPA while Civil comes last in the list with INR 3.3 LPA.


Data Analytics and software are the two booming sectors this year.

Debasis Deb
Chairman of Career Development Centre at IIT-Kharagpur

CS/IT Graduates are Paid 48% More Than the Average Salary of Engineers

SALARY BENCHMARKS

New IITs are Catching Up Fast with Top NITs in Terms of Compensation Package Especially for CS/IT Branch Where They Have Overtaken Top NITs

TOP JOB ROLES

Machine Learning & Data Scientist are the New Age Skills Available Only in Top IITs

Software, R&D and Automation Engineer are the Highest Paying Job Roles in Electrical

Quality Manager & Product Engineer are the Highest Paying Job Roles in Mechanical

Project Engineer Earns the Highest Package of INR 11 LPA in Civil

TOP EMPLOYERS

Top Employers for Engineering Institutes Across Branches

Mettl reached out to the placement cells of Engineering institute to also procure information regarding who were the top employers in each institute. It is to be kept in the mind that the hierarchy is based on the parameter of which employer is offering the highest packages to freshers.

List of Top Employers in CS/IT:

Top IITTop NITNew IITOthers
GoogleMicrosoftMicrosoftTCS
MicrosoftTCSOracleInfosys
AmazonAmazonGoogleAmazon
AdobeOracleAdobeAccenture
SamsungAccentureAmazonTech Mahindra

List of Top Employers in Electrical:

Top IITTop NITNew IITOthers
IntelGoldman SachsCISCOTCS
Samsung R&DPhilipsIBML&T
SiemensCISCOBPCLInfosys
MicrosoftQualcommIOCLWIPRO
HPCLSchneider ElectricISROSamsung

List of Top Employers in Mechanical:

Top IITTop NITNew IITOthers
IOCLMarutiHondaTata motors
Tata motorsIOCLMarutiTCS
MahindraL&TTata motorsL&T
HeroOracleL&TMaruti
BoschSaint GobainInfosysTech Mahindra

List of Top Employers in Civil:

Top IITTop NITNew IITOthers
L&TL&TL&TL&T
GammonSaint GobainFutures firstTCS
IOCLL&WSimplexNCC
BHELGammonGammonAccenture
Quantiphi analyticsFuture firstGMRSaint Gobain
BEST TIME FOR CAMPUS HIRING - ENGINEERING

Best Time for Campus Hiring

A problem can be solved only if one knows the reason behind its cause. Which is why Mettl’s research team made it a point to get to the root cause of challenges faced by recruiters in campus hiring. This would enable us to solve problems that employers often face in retaining top talent.

Mettl’s survey respondents revealed that campus hiring season in Engineering colleges takes place throughout the year except the months of June, July and most of May. Overall, most Engineering institutes begin their placement season in the month of August followed by September. As far as Top IITs are concerned, the placement seasons begins in mid-September when various core employers start visiting the campuses during placement week. However, lateral hiring begins in December.

With every cycle, potential candidates keep getting picked up with influential brands. This is so because after a 4-year-long stretch of coping up with academics, engineers wish to get placed in the best firms. Campus hiring season gives them an opportunity to have multiple job offers and then select the best ones. So, in order to get budding engineers before competitors get them, employers should visit campuses early and start building intel on them in the beginning of the year itself. This will save a lot of time, logistics and help Human Resources to get an ideal hire.

SALARY BENCHMARKS

Top IIM Graduates Get the Highest Average Package, of INR 20.6 LPA

INR 9.3 LPA is the average salary of management graduates of India.

SALARY BENCHMARKS

Top IIM Graduates Clinch 121% Higher Salary Packages Than An Average MBA Graduate

SALARY BENCHMARKS

The Technology Domain Gets The Highest Average Salary Package of INR 14.8 LPA

31% of Hiring is for General Management Which Accounts for the Maximum Hiring

TOP JOB ROLES

CXO is the Highest Paid Job Role That Gets 118% More Than the Average Salary of MBA Graduates

Consultant, Sales Manager, Business Analyst, Product Manager and Management Trainee emerge as the most popular job roles in which maximum hiring is taking place.

TOP EMPLOYERS

Top Employers for Management Institutes

The hierarchy is based on the highest packages offered.

SalesMarketingProductTechonology
AmazonAmazonAmazonAmazon
DeloitteDeloitteAccentureDeloitte
CognizantCognizantTCSAditya Birla Group
HDFCTCSKPMGAccenture
KPMGAccentureICICI BankITC
AccentureHDFCCognizantHDFC
ConsultingFinanceGeneral Management
DeloitteDeloitteDeloitte
AmazonAmazonAmazon
AccentureAditya Birla GroupCognizant
ITCAccentureAccenture
KPMGAxis BankTCS
TCSEYICICI Bank
BEST TIME FOR CAMPUS HIRING - MANAGEMENT

Best Time for Campus Hiring

Mettl research team deep dived into finding the best time to catch high potential candidates at the earliest. Every company wants to be stay ahead of their competitors in the race of making quality hires. Reaching the campuses early can give impetus to increasing the quality of campus hires. The results remain scattered across institutes. But overall, most B-Schools begin their placement cycle in August. On the other hand, Top IIMs hire through dedicated placement week or month and rolling cycle. The dedicated timeline would be somewhere around February and March while the rolling cycle starts somewhere in November and December.

For freshers, the campus hiring season is like a long-term fair. Even though students wish to take home the best offers the companies have to offer, the long process of every recruitment cycle by respective employers can be cumbersome. Students on the verge of stepping in corporate lifestyle not only want fancy salary package but brand name also. After a couple of interviews and job offers, even they grow exhausted repeating the same process over and over again.

So, instead of catching hold of institutes in the wee hours, a better approach would be not to delay and keep the resources aligned beforehand so that the drive does not take toll on the bandwidtch of your existing employees.

WAY FORWARD

Step-by-Step Guide to Campus Hiring

Majority of hiring problems can be resolved if organizations lay framework for and adopt a structured hiring process. Information gathering before even sending out a word in the first step, followed by shortlisting campuses, selecting high potentials and retaining them. Campus Hiring can be structured in the following three ways.

METHODOLOGY

Mettl Conducted a Survey in Year 2018 in 194 Institutes

RATIO OF ENGINEERING INSTITUTES


RATIO OF MANAGEMENT INSTITUTES


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