Results of first phase campus interviews

CA Trinath Galla (student) (3130 Points)

25 March 2011  


THE first phase of their placement programme was conducted in February in 11 smaller centres across the country.

73 interview teams participated at these centres seeking over 500 chartered accountants as compared to 35 interview teams present last year.

Over 1710 candidates were shortlisted through interviews and 528 candidates were offered jobs. Last year, 1406 candidates shortlisted and 279 candidates received job offers.

The highest salary package offered at smaller centres last year was Rs.7.4 lakhs.

 This year the highest salary was Rs.9.05 lakhs.

Last year, in the bigger centres, the best job offer received by there candidates was for Rs. 21 lakhs per annum for international posting.

For the domestic posting, the best offer received was for Rs. 15 lacs per annum.





The second phase of the placement programme, which kicked off from March 15, 2011 and concludes on March 28, 2011 – is being conducted in six big centres ie Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi and Chennai. Over 120 recruiting entities are expected to participate in this programme. On the first day of the programme organised in Delhi and Kolkata,

ITC made a job offer with a salary of Rs 13.92 lakhs. ICICI Bank offered jobs to 100 candidates.



Though banks such as ICICI Bank, SBI, Axis Bank and Credit Suisse, have recruited in the past, MNCs such as Reckitt Benkciser, L&T, Genpact, Nestle, Olam, Lanco Infratech, are also participating. Other prominent companies include TCS, Indian Oil Corporation, Capital IQ ,Vedanta Resources Plc, Reliance Industries Ltd, ITC, HSBC, Infosys and Nestle.


The Institute organises placement programmes for the benefit of newly qualified chartered accountants, twice every year. These programmes provide an opportunity to employers to interact with newly qualified CAs and is a cost effective mode of recruiting newly qualified Chartered Accountants.


The Institute also organises Orientation Programme for Newly Qualified Chartered Accountants by providing them with last-minute technical inputs and soft skills to face the interview process with confidence. For the current year, Orientation Programmes have been conducted at 17 centres across India.