In this article, we will tell you the top 10 MNCs in India. I know a lot of you want to work in big MNCs because you get a nice salary package and a lot of opportunities to learn and grow. Although there are so many MNCs that you might get confused.
To clear all your confusion we bring you this article where you will learn everything about the company. Most importantly, we will also tell you about the work culture of every company.
(To understand the work culture of various companies we have read the reviews on Glassdoor and Indeed)
1. Tata Group
Founder: Jamsetji Tata
Tata Group is a famous and trustworthy MNC that was founded in 1868 by Jamsetji Tata. The company is present in 100+ countries across six continents. Their headquarters is in Mumbai. 8,00,000 employees have been working in the Tata group. Under Tata Group the following subsidiaries exist:
- Tata Consultancy Services
- Tata Motors Tata Steel
- Tata Chemicals
- Tata Consumer Products
- Tata Capital
- Tata Power
- Indian Hotels
- Tata Communications
- Tata Digital
- Tata Electronics
So many subsidiaries mean that they regularly require employees for different jobs. You can see job opportunities on their official website.
Work Culture of Tata Group:
Talking about the work culture, most of the employees on Indeed and Glassdoor said that their managers respect them. They are able to manage work-life balance easily.
The working environment is challenging and new opportunities are given to employees to upscale themselves. Colleagues are supportive and salaries are given on time.
Although some employees felt that the decision-making process of the company is a bit slow.
2. Aditya Birla Group
Founder: Seth Shiv Narayan Birla
Aditya Birla Group is a global conglomerate that operates in 36 countries in North and South America and Africa. Seth Shiv Narayan Birla founded this company in 1857. Over 140,000 employees are a part of this ever-growing company. The company is headquartered in Mumbai.
We all famously know Aditya Birla Group for its subsidiary company UltraTech Cement Limited which is the largest manufacturer of cement in India.
Although the company has spread its footprints across different sectors like chemicals, metals, pulp, financial services, fashion retail, textiles, carbon black, telecom and fibre and renewable energy.
The working environment is friendly and employees have the freedom to share ideas. The company believes in work-life balance. Employees are also able to learn a lot of new things. Although many of them felt that the work pressure is a bit high. Salaries are not as per industry standards.
Founders: N.R Narayan Murthy, Nandan M. Nilekani, S. Gopalakrishnan, S.D. Shibulal, K. Dinesh, N.S. Raghavan, Ashok Arora
Infosys Limited is an Indian multinational information technology company that provides a wide variety of services like business consulting, innovative IT solutions and outsourcing services. It is the 2nd largest IT company which was founded in 1981.
In 2021, it became the 4th Indian company to cross $100 billion in market capitalization. The main headquarters is in Bangalore. It operates in 50+ countries and has 267,953 employees working for them.
The company provides all the needed infrastructure to its employees. The management also understands their employees. Overall the working environment is friendly. Although the major con is that the company offers low salaries and the appraisal system is also not good.
The working hours are also a major concern for many people. The learning opportunities depend upon the kind of project you get.
4. HCL Technologies
Founders: Shiv Nadar, Arjun Malhotra
HCL Technologies (Hindustan Computers Limited) is an Indian multinational company which is a subsidiary of HCL Enterprise. Shiv Nadar and Arjun Malhotra founded this company in 1991. The company focuses on IT and Business Services (ITBS), Engineering and R&D Services (ERS) and Products and Platforms (P&P).
The main aim of HCL Technologies is to help companies thrive in the digital age. The company is headquartered in Noida and operates in 52 countries. 2,08,877 employees are a part of this innovative organization.
The working culture is good and employees get opportunities to meet skilled people. Colleagues are also supportive. Learning opportunities are ample and transparency across projects is also there.
Management is professional and salaries are paid on time. The major con is that a hike in salary is not good. Many employees said that their salary is very less.
Founder: M.H. Hasham Premji
Wipro is an Indian multinational company that is globally known for its IT services. The company provides an array of services like robotics, cloud, cognitive computing, hyper-automation, and analytics. Wipro also focuses on consulting and outsourcing. The headquarters of Wipro is in Bengaluru.
The company aims to help its clients adapt to the digital world. Muhammed Hasham Premji founded this company in 1945. 230,000+ employees are working in 67 countries.
The company is excellent for freshers. Employees get a lot of opportunities to learn and grow. The infrastructure facilities are up to the mark and the working environment is friendly. Job security is also there. Salaries are paid on time.
Talking about the con many employees said that there is no work-life balance. Salary is also less when compared to other competitors. Unfortunately, salary is also not increased easily.
6. Google India
Founders: Larry Page, Sergey Brin
Google needs no introduction. Google India Pvt Ltd is a subsidiary of Google Inc. which was founded in 2003. More than 1 lakh employees are working for this company.
The company has four offices in India: Hyderabad, Bangalore, Gurgaon and Mumbai. Google has expertise in search engines, cloud computing, web applications, machine learning, AI and online advertising.
Managers are friendly and supportive. You will get a chance to meet talented people and there are ample opportunities to grow. The company provides good quality healthy food. Work-life balance is also there but, you need to be on your toes and give your best every day. Salaries are given on time and fun activities are also arranged for the employees.
7. Amazon India
Founder: Jeff Bezos
Another company where a lot of people want to work is Amazon India Pvt Ltd. The aim of this company is to make the experience of buying online smoother and faster.
The company is thinking from the perspective of the Indian audience and solving unique problems like providing opportunities to small retailers to sell online, regional discovery, fast delivery in small towns, reliable payment options and much more.
Apart from e-commerce the company also focuses on digital streaming, cloud computing, machine learning and AI.
Amazon has five offices in India: Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune and Gurugram. The head office is in Bangalore. According to the 2021 statistics, Amazon India has 65,000 employees and 1,00,000 delivery partners. Although these numbers would have surely skyrocketed in 2022.
The working environment is innovative and friendly. Timely salaries and teammates are supportive as well. You will get a chance to work with global engineers. Every project is unique in its own way and you will get a lot of exposure. Work-life balance is also there.
Although if you get multiple projects your working hours might increase. Since it is a big organisation the competition level is high and you might feel a bit lost.
8. Apple India
Founders: Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne
Apple India Pvt Ltd is a subsidiary of Apple Inc. which was incorporated in 1996. Their headquarters is in Bangalore. As we all know the company sells a variety of electronic products like mobile phones, laptops, watches and desktops and also focuses on its streaming platform: Apple TV. It is one of the biggest MNCs in India.
The working environment is friendly and colleagues are chilled. You will get ample learning opportunities and a chance to use Apple products. You will meet a lot of experienced people that will teach you a lot of things. Salaries are paid on time.
Although sometimes your work-life balance is affected. Promotions take a lot of time and competition is also high.
9. Microsoft India
Founders: Bill Gates, Paul Allen
Microsoft India Pvt Ltd subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation that was incorporated in 1990. The head office of the company is in Hyderabad. Microsoft India has 10 offices in different cities of India: Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Noida, Gurgaon and Pune. 8,000 employees are a part of this company.
The company has six business units in India:
- Microsoft India (R&D) Private Limited
- Microsoft Research India (MSR India)
- Microsoft Services Global Delivery (MSGD)
- Microsoft Corporation India Pvt. Ltd. (MCIPL)
- Microsoft IT India (MSIT India)
- Microsoft India Global Technical Support Center (IGTSC)
Microsoft is popularly known for its Windows Operating System. Apart from this, the company produces a wide range of innovative services like cloud computing, Al, cyber security, local language computing, office suites, mobile phone apps and console games.
Managers are supportive and you will find work-life balance. Management takes special care of employees' physical and mental health. The environment is challenging and market standards salary is given. You will get a chance to meet talented people. Although the compensation is poor and there are too many policies. If you are in a technical role then you may find the work monotonous.
10. Nestle India
Founder: Henri Nestlé
Nestlé India Limited is the subsidiary of the Swiss multinational company, Nestlé. It is the world's largest food and beverage company.
It was incorporated in 1959 and its headquarters is in Gurgaon, Haryana. Nestlé India operates in four cities across India: Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata. The total number of employees working is 7,649.
The working environment is good and the projects allow you to learn a lot of new things. Salary is according to the market standards and transparent HR policies give you a clear idea regarding your job responsibilities.
Although the hierarchical system leads to slow growth of the employees and working hours are very long which leads to poor work-life balance.
So, here the list of top 10 MNCs in India ends. Take the following things into account when deciding about your dream company: the mission of the company, your goals, salary package, incentives, job growth and work-life balance. You will find job opportunities on the company's official website or on LinkedIn.
Apart from the companies mentioned in the above list, search for other companies as well. You might even want to work in a startup. Don’t just focus on the salary package. Remember, you should work in a company where managers respect their employees and give them ample opportunities to grow.
Which is the top MNC in India?
Tata, Wipro, Nestle India, Aditya Birla, and Infosys are some of the top MNCs in India.
How many MNCs are there in India?
There are over 290,000 MNCs in India.
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