Firms sweep away IIMB grads

Firms sweep away IIMB grads

It’s back to business.

As many as 120 companies visited the institute during the placement period. Besides, apart from traditional sectors such as finance, banking, marketing and general management, emerging sectors like healthcare and energy also found students this year.
IIMB completed the final placements ahead of all other IIMs. This year, 15 new companies took part in the placements, recording a 41 per cent increase in the slot zero recruiters compared to last year.

Prominent companies
Among the prominent slot zero recruiters were Bain & Co, Booz & Co, AT Kearney, Diamond Consulting, Alvarez & Marsal, Nomura and Temasek Holdings while Proctor and Gamble (P&G) , ITC and American Express. Financial firms were the largest recruiters with offering jobs to 65 students. Consulting firms were the second highest recruiters with 54 offers. Eleven offers were made in emerging sectors like health care and energy while public sector units made nine offers.

Amongst the first-time recruiters, Narayana Hrudayalaya  offered senior-level positions to six students.

As many as 15 international offers were accepted by PGP students. Companies including Nomura, Temasek, P&G, Enzen, Arvin Meritor and UAE Exchange offered international positions to the candidates.

About 45 women in the batch accepted offers across sectors, including investment banking, consulting and PE as well as offers outside India. 

In the lateral placements held for students with two years of work experience, 30 companies made recruitments. A total of 66 offers were received by the students in lateral placement as compared to 50 offers last year.

PD Jose, associate professor, who is in charge of placements, said the final placement process went on well, adding that the financial institutions have not come of recession blues yet.

“Companies like Wipro, actively recruited students who were differently abled by making about 8-9 offers, which were accepted.”   

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