RICS School of Built Environment (RICS SBE), Amity University, industry-led institution for real estate, construction & infrastructure, has placed100% of its first batch (2013-2015) of MBA students in top Indian real estate, construction, consulting firms and banks. The average salary offered to students was Rs. 6.7 lakh, with the highest offer of Rs.13 lakh.
MBA Real Estate & Urban Infrastructure and MBA in Construction project Management students pursued career opportunities of their choice within the real estate, construction & infrastructure domains. These programmes were well received by the industry as a provider of high-quality talent to the sector which is set to become 3rd largest by 2020 yet facing 80% shortage of qualified people.
The first placement season has reinforced RICS SBE’s strong standing of being truly industry led academic institution producing industry-ready professionals – much needed in the fast-growing real estate & construction sector.
About 70 top companies actively participated in the campus placement that begun in early December 2014.Top recruiters include KPMG, HDFC, DLF, TATA Housing, ShapoorjiPallonji, Leighton India, Mahindra Lifespaces, Akshaya Housing, JLL, CBRE, DTZ, Colliers, Cushman & Wakefield, Knight Frank, Liases Foras amongst others.
Prof K. T. Ravindran, Dean Emeritus, RICS School of Built Environment, Amity University said “These unique set of techno-managerial programs have a judicious fusion of academic rigor, real-life case studies and internships with top companies which prepare competent professionals with the right skills, thereby giving a good start to successful specialized careers.”
Sachin Sandhir, Global Managing Director – Emerging Business, RICS said “Placements this year are really a testimony to the strong goodwill and industry backing RICS enjoys as a global standard-setting body for real estate & construction. There continues to be a huge demand for specialized MBA graduates who have the right knowledge and skills required for this industry.”