“It is tough to make it to XISS. It is equally tough to let go”
After the successful celebration of XISS Diamond Jubilee Celebration, the institute hosted its 56th Graduation Ceremony for the Batch 2015-17 on 7th April 2017.
The chief-guest for the occasion was Dr. Ramesh Kumar Pandey, Vice-Chancellor, Ranchi University. Also, the institute witnessed the release of “AXIS-2017”, the annual magazine of XISS, along with other publications. Fr. Alexius Ekka, felicitated the recipient of “Fr. Michael Van den Bogart, SJ Memorial Distinguished Alumnus Award” to Mr M. I. Jaffrey, Sr. Joint Secretary (Retd.), DVC, Kolkata.
A total of 291 students of Batch 2015-17 received their diplomas, out of which 15 students were awarded with the gold, silver and the bronze medals. Sukrati Srivastava (Human Resource Management), Preeti Bala Sahay (Information Technology), Ramya Ayyanki (Marketing), Bhawana Kumari (Finance) and Adyasha Das (Rural Management) bagged the gold medals while Veedehi Patel (Human Resource Management), Chandini Khatoon (Information Technology), Himanshu Chitlangia (Marketing), Shreysee Banka (Finance) and Nishat Firdaus (Rural Management) grabbed the silver medals. The bronze medallists were Kriti Gupta (Human Resource Management), Anisha Jain (Information Technology), Ronik Suren (Marketing), Daisy (Finance) and Uzma Maryam (Rural Management).
The ceremony was a success, bustling with joyful tears and laughter of the passing out students and their proud parents and professors.
The institute also successfully completed its final placement procedure for the PGDM Batch of 2015-17. This year final placement has achieved a new milestone by getting 10 Pre-Placement Offers and a highest package of Rs. 15.50 lakhs per annum even in the difficult economic situation due to demonetization and impact of international markets and political scenario. XISS was successful in getting the participation of 80+ companies in the final placement process out of which 32 per cent were new recruiters. The number of offers made was 243 with a highest salary of Rs. 15.50 lakh per annum and the average salary package was Rs. 6.12 lakh per annum. The Dept. of Rural Management and the Dept. of Marketing has achieved a placement of 99% and 91% respectively. The recruiters participated were from different sectors such as Consultancy, Manufacturing, Logistics, FMCG, IT, Telecom, Retail, Social/Non- Profit Organizations, Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) etc.
The highest package achievers of all the departments were “Dept. of HRM: Sushant Kumar Singh and Amarjeet Kumar, Company-ITC, bagged PPO of Rs. 16 LPA”, “Dept. of Marketing: Venketesh, Company- Tata Power, Rs. 9.15 LPA”, “Dept. of Rural Management: Adyasha Dash and Suraj Tigga, Company- Dharma Life, Rs.6.50 LPA”, “Dept. of Finance: Bhawana Kumari, Atashi Das and Tanul Bharadwaj, Company- Capital First, Rs. 6.3 LPA”, and “Dept. of IT: Chandini Khatoon, Company- TCS, Rs. 6 LPA”. The percentage of students placed in different departments are: 67% (HRM), 100% (RM), 91% (Marketing), 87% (Finance) and 68% (IT). Overall placement has reached a total of 84%.
List of Medals and Awards to the passing Batch 2015-2017