October 22, 2007 | The Economic Times

Tata Administrative Services in top 10 B-schools list

Tata Administrative Services (TAS) is the only Indian entity to feature amongst the ‘Top 10 Preferred Recruiters’ at the premier Indian B-schools in India this year. The flagship talent acquisition and development arm of the Tata Group, has emerged third among the top 10 most preferred recruiters, according to the latest ACNielsen Campustrack Survey 2007.

The top recruiters in the premier business schools include McKinsey, BCG, TAS, Goldman Sachs, P&G, Accenture, Nokia, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank and Google.

“As the Tata Group transforms itself into an MNC in the true sense with cross-border growth, M&As and organic projects, TAS is providing young professionals with exciting challenges and the pride of a generation making a discontinuous difference,” Satish Pradhan, executive vice-president, group human resources, Tata Sons, said on the development.

The premier institutes include IIM Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calcutta, Lucknow, FMS Delhi, SP Jain Mumbai, XLRI Jamshedpur; as well as JBIMS Mumbai. Incorporated in 1950s, TAS is the central talent pool and leadership pipeline for the Tata Group. It is a developmental programme designed to groom and prepare young professionals for general management for the Tata Group.

And deputes talent across companies, industries, functions and geographies. It remains perhaps the only Indian employment brand that recruits for long term mobility across sectors, functions, geographies and businesses.