IIM’s Splendid 2019 Placements
As many as 139 firms participated with 184 different roles in the placement process at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, (IIM-A) as against the 125 firms that offered 150 roles in 2018. There were 33 first time recruiters.
This year 143 dream applications were received as compared to 176 dream application received in 2018.
A “dream” application gives students the flexibility to build careers in sectors of their preference, making “dream” applications to firms of their choice in a subsequent cluster even with an offer in hand.
123 companies made 501 offers to its flagship MBA program students, several students receiving more than one offer. Of the 441 students who sought placement, 29% accepted offers in Consulting and 21% in finance sectors at IIM Calcutta.
IIM-C completed placing all its students within two days and the average salary offered was Rs. 25.36 lakh per annum, an increase of 1.16 lakhs than 2018.
Top consulting firms such as AT Kearney, Bain & Co., BCG and McKinsey & Co. made offers in IIM-C.Accenture was the largest recruiter with 24 offers.
IIM-Lucknow completed its final placement with 460 students getting placed in 147 firms. The top 4 segments based on roles this year turned out to be consulting, finance, sales and marketing, and business development.
First time recruiters included firms such as Artefact, Axis Capital, Bain & Company, KOIS Invest, Ola, Udaan, Whiteboard Capital, Xiaomi among others. The placements concluded in three days with the top recruiters being Amazon, Deloitte, Accenture, BCG, Flipkart, Dr. Reddy’s, GSK, Hindustan Unilever, ITC, P&G, Pepsi, Puma, Samsung, Star TV, Airtel etc.
The lateral and final placements at IIM-B saw 488 offers, leading to all 411 students who opted for placements.
The e-commerce and online space saw 52 offers with Amazon leading with 16 offers followed by Oyo Rooms, Flipkart, Myntra, Paytm among others. The fast growing space of analytics saw 32 offers. There were 54 offers overall in the Finance domain. Among global banks, Goldman Sachs made the maximum of 7 offers followed by JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, Citibank, HSBC, Barclays, Standard Chartered. Students opting for Sales and Marketing roles received 47 offers and were recruited by major consumer goods firms led by Anheuser-Busch Inbev. Consulting led with 161 offers led by Accenture with 31 offers, followed by Deloitte with 25 offers.