Second year of successful placements

16 February 2016

The second year of MBA placements at RICS SBE has set many new records. It began with an impressive placement week (16-23 Nov 2015) which set the ground for the rest of the placements.

Some of the major highlights of this year's placements are as follows:
• 100% of the eligible MBA students were placed
• 29% of the batch has been placed in the Middle East
• Top 35 companies came on campus during the placement week
• Average compensation (INR 7.2 lakhs) higher than last year (INR 6.7 lakhs)

A concerted institutional effort has gone into making second batch of placements even better than that of the first batch. The academic team with faculty and placement coordinators conducted a series of focused activities to sharpen students' technical knowledge and skills. This included regular soft skills training, one-to-one guidance, site visits, expert talks on specific subjects, full day placement clinics and workshop followed by mock interviews, etc.

MBA graduates from Real Estate and Urban Infrastructure (REUI), Construction Project Management (CPM) and Construction Economics & Quantity Surveying (CEQS) appeared for placements this year. Such is the demand of our specialized graduates that many companies rushed to our campus when we announced the opening of the placement season.
The placement process saw participation from prestigious Middle East recruiters –Al Naboodah, Al-Futtaim Carillion, SPCL Dubai and Laing O Rourke. Our students got the opportunity to interview with the best companies in India and Middle East as per their aspirations and talent.

Some of the leading recruiters are mentioned below:

Consulting and Financial Services

• Colliers
• HDFC Realty
• Prop Tiger
• Tata Consulting Engineers

Construction and Contractors

• Al Futtaim
• Al Naboodah
• Faithful+Gould, Dubai
• L&T Realty
• Laing O Rourke, Dubai
• Leighton
• SPCL Dubai
• Turner & Townsend

Real Estate Development Firms

• Ambuja
• Godrej
• K Raheja
• L&T Realty
• Mahindra Lifespace Developers
• Ozone
• Sothbey's
• TATA Housing

When we asked our students about their placements, this is what they said:

Quantity surveying is a part of project management. During the course we had exposure to the quantity surveying in the cost management subject which was elaborate and extended to cover the vast field. I think the knowledge gained from this course helped me secure the role.
Raja Subramanya K MBA CPM

Placed in Laing O Rourke, Dubai at INR 18.2 lakhs

The placement season began from the pre placement workshops itself. The best part was getting a chance to clear my doubts about my career choices by being able to interact with the experts from FM, Marketing and Finance and also the mock interviews which helped a lot in being pre-prepared for the final interview.
Akanksha Rastogi MBA REUI

Placed in Mahindra Lifespace Developers at INR 7 lakhs

My job role in CBRE is associate in Valuation. In order to perform the valuation process for a building, the most ideal method would be modified cost approach with the returns measured. My QS skills could help me achieve an accurate cost of land acquisition, construction and maintenance.
Majety Sai Vivek Dutt MBA CEQS

Placed in CBRE at INR 6.83 lakhs

Colliers were in search of a right person in Chennai for more than a year. When they saw me working over there (during internship), they felt I would be the right person to handle the things since the Chennai market is not easy to handle by outsiders. The skills and knowledge developed in RICS SBE made them to choose me for Chennai.
Tertius S MBA REUI

Placed in Colliers at INR 6.83 lakhs