India's Best Companies To Work For - 2017

About the Study

More than 600 organisations, applied to Great Place to Work® Institute to assess and benchmark their workplace culture. The institute has an objective methodology of assessing workplace culture, that has been adopted by thousands of organisations, globally. It primarily uses 2 lenses to evaluate and identify the best cultures. The first lens measures the quality of employee experience through our globally validated survey instrument known as Trust Index©. The survey helps in seeking anonymous feedback from employees. The second lens is called the Culture Audit©, a proprietary tool of the Institute that evaluates the people practices of an organisation, covering the entire employee life-cycle. Using these two lenses, Great Place to Work Institute has recognised the 100 best workplaces as ‘India’s Best Companies To Work For- 2017’ from organisations having an employee strength of more than 500 and represent 20 industry sectors.

Rank Company Industry Strength Ownership
1 Intuit India Information Technology 948 Publicly quoted
2 American Express India Financial Services & Insurance 11748 Privately held
3 Google India Pvt. Ltd. Information Technology 1863 Publicly quoted
4 Lemon Tree Hotels Ltd. Hospitality 3492 Privately held
5 SAP Labs India Pvt. Ltd. Information Technology 6489 Publicly quoted
6 Adobe Systems India Pvt. Ltd. Information Technology 4875 Publicly quoted
7 NetApp India Pvt. Ltd. Information Technology 1536 Privately Held
8 Teleperformance India Information Technology 8302 Privately held
9 Pitney Bowes Software India Pvt. Ltd. Information Technology 660 Privately held
10 DHL Express (India) Pvt. Ltd. Transportation 2402 Privately held
11 SAP INDIA Information Technology 1764 Privately held
12 Marriott Hotels India Pvt. Ltd. Hospitality 8800 Privately held
13 Ujjivan Small Finance Bank Ltd. Financial Services & Insurance 8880 Publicly quoted
14 InterContinental Hotels Group Hospitality 5782 Privately held
15 Hyatt Hotels and Resort Hospitality 8451 Publicly quoted
16 Bajaj Finance Limited Financial Services & Insurance 8444 Publicly quoted
17 Cadence Design Systems – India Information Technology 1785 Privately held
18 Godrej Consumer Products Ltd. Manufacturing & Production 2365 Publicly quoted
19 Federal Express Corporation Transportation 5607 Publicly quoted
20 Reliance Capital – Commercial Finance & Home Finance Divisions Financial Services & Insurance 1779 Privately held
21 The Oberoi Group Hospitality 4,418 Privately held
22 PayPal India Pvt. Ltd. Information Technology 1,255 Privately held
23 Mahindra & Mahindra Automotive & Farm Equipment Sectors Manufacturing & Production 9,832 Privately held
24 BT Global Business Services (GBS) Information Technology 4,388 Privately held
25 Hilton Worldwide Hospitality 2,455 Privately held
26 Spicer India Pvt. Ltd. Manufacturing & Production 1,280 Privately held
27 Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. Manufacturing & Production 32,803 Government
28 Indus Towers Telecommunications 2,686 Privately held
29 Blue Dart Express Ltd. Transportation 10,586 Privately held
30 Hardcastle Restaurants Pvt. Ltd. Retail 7,878 Privately held
31 Power Grid Corporation of India Limited Industrial Services 8,764 Government
32 Shriram Value Services Ltd. Information Technology 1,823 Privately held
33 Ernst & Young, India Professional Services 9,529 Privately held
34 Lupin Ltd. Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals 14,934 Privately held
35 InMobi Technology Services Pvt. Ltd. Media 786 Privately held
36 Barbeque Nation Hospitality Ltd. Retail 4,500 Privately held
37 Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd. Manufacturing & Production 3,526 Privately held
38 NTPC Ltd. Manufacturing & Production 21,633 Government
39 Bharat Financial Inclusion Ltd. Financial Services & Insurance 11,991 Privately held
40 Marico Ltd. Manufacturing & Production 1,293 Privately held
41 Music Broadcast Ltd. Media 597 Privately held
42 BMC Software India Pvt. Ltd. Information Technology 1,640 Privately held
43 Atria Convergence Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Telecommunications 6,693 Privately held
44 National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. Financial Services & Insurance 501 Publicly quoted
45 Indofil Industries Ltd. Manufacturing & Production 878 Privately held
46 Kantar’s Global Delivery Centre Information Technology 944 Privately held
47 CitiusTech Healthcare Technology Pvt. Ltd. Information Technology 2,158 Privately held
48 YASH Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Information Technology 2,898 Privately held
49 Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Ltd. Financial Services & Insurance 17,382 Privately held
50 Information Technology 540 Privately held
51 Reliance Retail Ltd. Retail 10,626 Privately held
52 Gabriel India Ltd. Manufacturing & Production 2,602 Privately held
53 Standard Chartered, Global Business Services Pvt. Ltd. Information Technology 12,968 Privately held
54 People Combine Educational Initiatives Education & Training 1,211 Privately held
55 Eye Q Vision Pvt. Ltd. Health Care 550 Privately held
56 JK Lakshmi Cement Ltd. Manufacturing & Production 2,502 Privately held
57 Equitas Small Finance Bank Ltd. Financial Services & Insurance 11,577 Privately held
58 Tata Communications Ltd. Telecommunications 10,087 Privately held
59 Apollo Tyres Ltd. Manufacturing & Production 3,989 Privately held
60 RPG Life Sciences Ltd. Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals 960 Privately held
61 Whirlpool of India Ltd. Manufacturing & Production 1,734 Privately held
62 Aspire Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd. Information Technology 1,622 Privately held
63 HERE Solutions India Pvt. Ltd. Information Technology 2,510 Privately held
64 Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals 19,719 Privately held
65 Shree Cement Ltd. Manufacturing & Production 5,142 Privately held
66 Sentiss Pharma Pvt. Ltd. Health Care 589 Privately held
67 Apollo Munich Health Insurance Company Ltd. Financial Services & Insurance 2,000 Privately held
68 Lifestyle International Pvt. Ltd. Retail 13,279 Privately held
69 Ericsson India Telecommunications 21,935 Privately held
70 Raychem RPG Pvt. Ltd. Manufacturing & Production 903 Privately held
71 Forbes Marshall Pvt. Ltd. Manufacturing & Production 1,440 Privately held
72 Bharti Foundation Non-profit and Charity Organisations 2,232 Privately held
73 Capital Small Finance Bank Ltd. Financial Services & Insurance 733 Privately held
74 Impetus Infotech (I) Pvt. Ltd. Information Technology 1,099 Privately held
75 Jones Lang Lasalle Property Consultants (India) Pvt. Ltd. Construction & Real Estate 7,016 Privately held
76 INautix Technologies India Pvt. Ltd. Information Technology 6,874 Privately held
77 IHG IT Services (India ) Pvt. Ltd. Professional Services 600 Privately held
78 QA InfoTech (P) Ltd. Information Technology 687 Privately held
79 Claris Lifesciences Ltd. Health Care 1,120 Privately held
80 Puma Sports India Pvt. Ltd. Retail 574 Privately held
81 Altimetrik India Pvt. Ltd. Information Technology 1,423 Privately held
82 Philips Lighting India Manufacturing & Production | Electronics 1,127 Privately held
83 Hilti India Pvt. Ltd. Construction & Real Estate 624 Privately held
84 HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Ltd. Financial Services & Insurance 14,536 Privately held
85 Brigade Enterprises Ltd. Construction & Real Estate 741 Privately held
86 Indegene Pvt. Ltd. Professional Services 1,305 Privately held
87 YES Bank Ltd. Financial Services & Insurance 18,509 Privately held
88 Infiniti Retail Ltd. Retail 3,459 Privately held
89 DHL Supply Chain India Pvt. Ltd. Transportation 1,864 Privately held
90 K Raheja Corp Construction & Real Estate 1,001 Privately held
91 Fractal Analytics Pvt. Ltd. Professional Services 887 Privately held
92 Ford In India Manufacturing & Production 7,529 Privately held
93 Wells Fargo India Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Information Technology 8,672 Privately held
94 Jubilant FoodWorks Ltd. Retail 28,321 Privately held
95 Elara Technologies Pte. Ltd. (PropTiger and Makaan) 1,298 Privately held
96 Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. Media 2,601 Privately held
97 Tavant Technologies India Pvt. Ltd. Information Technology 1,522 Privately held
98 Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. Hospitality 4,137 Privately held
99 GHCL Ltd. Manufacturing & Production 3,101 Privately held
100 S.C. Johnson Products Pvt. Ltd. Manufacturing & Production 649 Privately held

How it Works

Survey Your Employees

Step 1:
Select a 2-week window to launch our industry-proven tool – the Trust Index© Survey (Preparation: 4 hours, Completion: 20 minutes/employee)

Share People Practices

Step 2:
Provide details of your company’s policies and programs for evaluation through our Culture Audit© tool (2-5 days)


Step 3:
We would validate and share the highlights of the assessment results and communicate if you have met the thresholds of certification


Step 4:
On successfully meeting the thresholds, your organisation will be awarded the Great Place to Work® Certification, for you to use for your Employer Branding.
Reports & Insights

& Insights

Step 5:
Organizations can choose and buy from our various reporting options to get insights, benchmarks and recommendations based on the results



Step 6:
You’ll be automatically considered for all our Best Workplaces lists for 12 months from your date of evaluation.

Apply for our Recognition Program

To get Certified™ and Recognised among the Best Workplaces in India