In the midst concerns over falling employment in the Country, some IIMs and other top Indian B-Schools observed strong placements with the higher average offers. IIMs Reported Good Placement Season this year. IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Lucknow, IIM Calcutta among other IIMs had successfully completed the placement of their flagship MBA Program.
Various IIMs reported good placement data for their flagship MBA program. We hereby sharing the IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Calcutta, IIM Bangalore, IIM Lucknow placement 2019- Offers, Top Recruiters, Employment Sectors etc details of their PGP MBA programmes.
Various IIMs Reported Good Placement Season
1. IIM Calcutta PGP Placements 2019
The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) said that it has completed the placement of all its students in record time within two days and the average salary offered to their students were Rs. 25.36 lakh per annum.
The IIMC in a statement announced that a total of 123 companies made 501 offers to the 54th batch of its flagship MBA program (PGP) students, translating to several (around 15% of the batch) students receiving more than one offer. Of the 441 students who sought placement, 29% accepted offers in Consulting, 21% in finance sectors, 14 % in General Management, 12 % Sales and marketing; and 8% in IT-analytics.
IIM Calcutta said that the placements closed by Day 1 Afternoon which corresponds to the second day of making offers in the placement week and also its students bagged an average salary of Rs. 25.36 lakhs per annum, an increase of 1.16 lakhs than 2018 offered.
IIM Calcutta said top consulting firms such as AT Kearney, Bain & Co., BCG (The Boston Consulting Group) and McKinsey & Co. made offers in double digits. Other prominent recruiters included EY-Parthenon, Alvarez & Marsal, and PwC amongst others. Accenture was the largest recruiter with 24 offers in IIMC placements 2019.
Top Finance recruiters such as Goldman Sachs, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML), Citi, JP Morgan Chase, Deutsche Bank, Avendus among others reposed their faith in IIM Calcutta talent.
A large chunk (16 per cent) of the class of 2019 with 68 accepted offers in Amazon, Uber, Udaan, Media.Net, Flipkart, Microsoft and Salesforce among recruiters in the New age firms in e-commerce, and product management sector.
2. IIM Ahmedabad PGP Placements 2019
Earlier, IIMA had said that its placement had started well on and consulting firms are offering a higher number of offers to its students. At IIMA, after the completion of the cluster 1 comprising a batch of leading recruiters has completed. While Accenture strategy made the highest, 24 offers, The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) made 20 offers. IIM-A does not reveal salary details till it completes a placement audit by August-September every year.
IIMA inform that firms like Goldman Sachs, HSBC, JP Morgan, McKinsey & Company were among who offered jobs to their students in cluster-1 placements.
The second cluster comprised of six cohorts, Advertising & Media, Consumer Goods, Consumer Services, Consumer Electronics, General Management and Leadership, Retail B2B & B2C. At the Cluster 2 of the Final Placements of the IIM Ahmedabad PGP Batch of 2019, CK Birla Group emerged as the top recruiter with 10 offers (including pre-placement offers).
The Cluster 2 saw regular recruiters like AB InBev, Asian Paints, HUL, General Mills, ITC, Mondeléz, Nestlé, P&G, Reckitt Benckiser and Samsung besides Amazon and Flipkart.
The third cluster of the IIMA PGP final placements will be conducted on February 14, 2019.
3. IIM Ahmedabad PGP-FABM Placements 2019
The final placement process for the IIM Ahmedabad PGP-FABM (Post-Graduate Programme in Food and Agribusiness Management) for the batch of 2017-19 was conducted on February 11, 2019. A total of 30 companies participated at the final placements 2019, ranging from sectors like FMCG, Agri Inputs and Services, Food Processing and Supply Chain, Food and Agribusiness PE-VC, Food and Agri Consulting, Agri Commodity Trading, e-Commerce, and Retail.
Top recruiters for IIM Ahmedabad PGP-FABM are Godrej Agrovet, PI Industries, Jain Irrigation, Pioneering Ventures, Ninjacart, Ernst and Young (EY), RBL Bank, Reliance Foundation and Waycool among others.
4. IIM Lucknow PGP Placements 2019
IIM Lucknow too has completed its final placement of 33rd PGP batch (2017-19) in 3 days with 460 students getting placed in 147 firms. IIML said the top 4 segments based on roles offered were consulting, finance, sales and marketing, and Business development. Of all the offers, IIM-L said 32% were in consulting, General management (14%), finance (16%), Sales and Marketing (16%) and e-commerce firms offered 15% of the jobs.
The names of some of the top recruiters that participated in the IIM Lucknow final placements this year are Aditya Birla Group (ABG), Hindustan Unilever, Alvarez & Marsal, Bain & Co, MasterCard Advisors, JP Morgan Chase, McKinsey and Company, Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Artefact, ACT, Axis Capital, Bain & Company, IQVIA, KOIS Invest, Ola, Optum, Udaan, Whiteboard Capital, Flipkart, Amazon, Deloitte and Accenture among the others from different sectors.
A total of 81 offers were made to the students from Banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI) sector by ICICI Bank, JP Morgan Chase, Axis Capital, Avendus Capital, Kotak Bank, Citibank and others. A total of 70 offers were made by Samsung, Puma, P&G, Airtel, Hindustan Unilever, ITC, Pepsi and Star TV from FMCG/consumer goods/telecom/digital media sector sectors
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5. IIM Bangalore PGP Placements 2019
Similarly, IIM Bangalore placement process is on. Other than top consulting firms, companies like Goldman Sachs, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi, JP Morgan Chase, Deutsche Bank, Amazon, Uber, Microsoft, Google, Wipro, Tata Group firms and Aditya Birla group firms were top recruiters.
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