Mumbai, India (PressExposure) March 21, 2011 -- The ISB&M School of Communication released the placement results for the batch of 2009-2011, with a 30% increase over the previous year in the number of on-campus offers. The batch comprised of 120 students from diverse backgrounds out of which more than 80% have already been placed. This performance, particularly against the backdrop of the current global economic context and increased competition, reinforces ISB&M's standing as one of the premier media schools in India, and is a firm confirmation of the strong reputation that it enjoys amongst recruiters and companies.
ISB&M also recently won multiple industry awards for outstanding contribution in the field of education for the year 2010 including the Indy's Award for 'Best B School with Academic Input Syllabus in Mass Communication' and the 'Star News-Best B-School award with Industry Related Curriculum in Communications'. Winning these prestigious industry awards stands testimonial to ISB&M's unmatched excellence in mass communication as well as its growing reputation as the country's premier school of business and media.
Announcing the placement results, Dr Ujjwal K Chowdhury, ISB&M School of Communication, said, "This has been another amazing year of achievement for us. I am proud of the staff and students of ISB&M School of Communication for their brilliant performance. It shows the measure of confidence the industry has shown in ISB&M School of Communication and in the quality of education that we provide. We assure them that we will continue to bring forth high achievers with the talent and the determination to excel, which is so vital for success in today's highly competitive media business environment."
The placement results reflect the quality of the education programmes, the commitment of the teaching staff and the calibre of the students at ISB&M School of Communication. It is also testimony to the numerous career opportunities that are open to students pursuing various branches of study at the institution. ISB&M's recognition is consistently being reinforced, which is reflected in its students being selected by leading corporate houses such the Times Of India Group, Zee TV, GroupM, Adfactors PR, Genesis BM, O&M, OMD, Vivaki, Communicate 2.0, Big Synergy to name a few. The average placement salary this year hovered around Rs.2.5-3.5 lakhs per annum, while the highest salary package offered was 10 lakhs per annum.
ISB&M attributes the success of their placements to the unique blend of practical experience and academic rigor that their students gain during their tenure at the Media School. ISB&M has made it mandatory for both PG and UG students to go through three compulsory internships of two months each, eight live projects and participation in one major industry event during the course period. The Media School has adopted a unique pedagogy and application model which stipulates that part of the time in a student's day be spent in the classroom and the rest is spent working on projects, labs or in an external organization. This approach makes ISB&M students even more attractive as they have already gained some good real world experience and perspective that helps them to hit the road running and start contributing value from first day on the job.
ISB&M helps students launch productive and meaningful careers while enabling employers effectively identify quality candidates to fill various openings. ISB&M has created a strong alumni network of over 10,000 individuals spread across the world, making a mark in business and industry.