IIM Bangalore summer Placements held at the campus between October 29 and November 1, witnessed enhanced participation and higher recruitment by both regular as well as new recruiters across sectors. More than 130 companies recruited all the 401 eligible PGP students for different roles and domains in just 4 days.
The Indian Institute of Management, IIM Bangalore witnessed 100 percent Summer Placements for the Class of 2017-19 of the two-year Post Graduate Programme. PGP Students are recruited within the three recruitment slots in roles like Strategy Consulting, Analytics, Investment Banking, Capital Markets, Corporate Finance, Commercial Banking, Sales and Marketing, Business Leadership, Product Management, Operations, Category Management, IT Consulting and General Management.
“The slight downturn that we observed in the final placements of the batch of 2017, just eight months ago, has been corrected by a major resurge in hiring interest across all sectors for the IIM Bangalore summer placements”, said Prof. Ganesh Prabhu, Chairperson, Career Development Services, IIMB.
According to the statement from IIM Bangalore, there were 90 offers made in the domain of Strategy Consulting from Accenture Strategy (14), A.T. Kearney (13), Boston Consulting Group (13), Bain & Company (11), Strategy& (9), Roland Berger (9), Deloitte (7), McKinsey & Company (6), Alvarez & Marsal (4), Arthur D Little (2) and NRI (Nomura) Consulting (2).
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Students received Fifty-four offers in the E-Commerce and Technology sector led by Amazon (27), Samsung (6), Flipkart (5), Danaher (3), InfoEdge (3), Visa (3), Sterlite (2), Zynga (2), Clirnet (1), Drivezy (1) and Lenskart (1). There were 23 offers made in the broad domain of Information Technology (IT) and IT Consulting from PwC Technology (6), Microsoft (4), Cognizant (3), Asian Paints IT (2), Capgemini (2), Standard Chartered Trans (2), Tata Consultancy Services (2), Hindustan Unilever IT (1) and Procter & Gamble IT (1).
There were 21 offers in Business Analytics, including offers made by American Express (4), KPMG Analytics (4), Goldman Sachs Strats (3), JP Morgan Quant (3), Sprinklr (3), Thoucentric (3) and Directi (1).
There were 27 offers made in the Investments and Capital Markets domain by firms including Goldman Sachs (8), Barclays (4), Citibank (4), JP Morgan (4), BNY Mellon (2), JM Financial (2), Morgan Stanley (1), Reliance Treasury (1) and Temasek (1). Thirty-two offers were made in Corporate Finance and Commercial Banking from Citibank (4), Deutsche Bank (3), HUL Finance (3), Axis Bank (3), Reserve Bank of India (3), RBL Bank (3), ICICI Bank (2), Airtel Finance (2), Standard Chartered Bank (2), Yes Bank (2), Bank of America (1), DBS (1), Intuit Finance (1), Metro Cash and Carry (1) and Spandana Sphoorty (1).
As many as 38 Leadership Track or General Management Track offers were made by international business groups and Indian business conglomerates, including Aditya Birla Group (10), Vedanta (5), Mahindra & Mahindra (4), Johnson & Johnson (4), Tata Administrative Services (4), RPG Group (3), CK Birla Group (3), Reliance (2), Bajaj Auto (1), Tolaram (1) and Wipro Global (1).
The Marketing and Sales domain had 51 offers, including AB Inbev (7), Hindustan Unilever (7), Proctor & Gamble (5), Mondelez (3), Asian Paints (3), Johnson & Johnson Consumer (3), JSW (3), Jubilant (3), Marico (2), Coca-Cola (2), Microsoft (2), Wipro Consumer (2), D’décor (2), GSK Consumer (1), Amway (1), Metro Cash and Carry (1), BPCL (1), Drums Food (1), People Interactive (1) and Sigtuple (1).
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Other major summer recruiters during IIM Bangalore Summer placements, who made 68 offers included GEP Consulting (6), Airtel (6), IDBI Bank (5), Uber (5), Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages (4), Vodafone (4), Samsung Electronics (4), Samsung Products (4), Saint Gobain (3), Mytrah Energy (3), Altisource (3), Synergy Consulting (3), Auctus Advisors (2), Amplus Solar (2), Crisil (2), Mastercard Advisors (2), ReNew Power (2), AstraZeneca (2), GSK Pharma (2), True North (2), Dr. Reddy (1), KPMG Infrastructure (1), Airtel Supply Chain (1), Cloudtail (1), Adzzebra (1) and Russell Reynolds (1).
Harsha Bhattad, Student Placement Representative at IIM Bangalore, said: “IIMB continues to be the preferred campus for consulting, finance and analytics profiles with many firms increasing their usual number of offers. Marketing offers have also substantially increased this year with greater interest from top recruiters and students in this domain.”
The Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIMB) has bucked the current slowdown blip to clock 100 per cent summer placements even as the domestic economy battles demonetization and Goods and Services Tax (GST) blues. In the midst concerns over falling employment in the Country, some IIMs and Several other top Indian B-Schools observed strong summer placements with the higher stipend. Have any queries or comments, you can discuss via the AfterGraduation Forum. Connect with us for all latest updates on Linkedin, Facebook, and Twitter also.