In FY20, top 10 companies added 141,000 to their headcounts of which four each were in IT and banks and two in the NBFC space.
Nine companies had headcounts of above 100,000 each, of which four were in the IT sector, two in banking, and one each in auto, NBFC and miscellaneous sectors, says the report.
Seven companies had headcount of each between 50,000 and 100,000 and 17 had between 25,000 and 50,000, while 33 companies with headcount of each above 25,000 accounted for 57 per cent of total employment.
In terms of sectors, four industries accounted for around 61 per cent of jobs, led by IT (23 per cent), banking (22 per cent), auto (9 per cent) and finance (7 per cent). Textiles, which at one time was a leading employer, was fifth in the hierarchy with share of 2.4 per cent. Ten industries saw a decline in headcounts.
In terms of growth in employment or headcount, 11 of the 33 industries witnessed growth of above the sample average of 3.5 per cent. This included electricals, finance, banking, IT, FMCG, consumer durables, trading, chemicals, iron & steel, retail and insurance.