IIM Trichy Concludes Summer Placement 2012

Published On: 05 Jul 2012

 | Last Updated On: 05 Jul 2012

Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli (IIM Trichy) has successfully completed summer placements for its batch of 2012-13. The batch comprised of 84 students as against the target intake of 60 stands as a testimonial for this. The very first summer placement season at IIM Tiruchirappalli concluded on a high note, garnering support from industry leaders.

The placement process started in the grandest possible manner with an international offer. Other highlights were the visit of FMCG majors to the campus, offers of diverse finance profiles from investment banking to rural finance, and the possibility of three more international offers, subject to the availability of projects and visa formalities. They are delighted to announce that IIM Tiruchirappalli has catered to the career aspirations of every student; even certain niche and unique interests such as renewable energy, mobile healthcare and online marketing were considered while placing students.

A total of 40 companies recruited 83 students in various domains such as Marketing, Finance, Operations, HR, Consulting and Strategy. The average stipend offered for the internship period was Rs. 53,000 per annum (exclusive of accommodation and travel expenses). The highest domestic stipend offered was Rs.1,20,000 per annum.

Placement Statistics:

Batch strength

84

Total no. of companies

40

Average stipend offered

Rs. 53,000 per annum

The highest domestic stipend offered

Rs.1,20,000 per annum

Total no. of students placed

83

Sectoral Break Up:

Sales and Marketing: Sales and marketing emerged as the forte of IIM Tiruchirappalli’s first batch. We saw some of the industries’ biggest players offering a desired set of roles to the students; 36 % of the summer placement offers were in this domain. The students witnessed a varied flavor from the industry including FMCG giants, pharmaceuticals companies, online marketing firms and more.

Finance: Finance related profiles have always been the most sought-after by the students and it was no different here. The big names in the industry known for attracting the best of the brains, displayed the same powers here too with 36% of the batch taking up roles in this domain. The banking and finance players proffered niche profiles to the students ranging from investment banking, commodity and derivative exchange, rural finance to internet and mobile banking.

General Management, Consulting, Operations and Others: Apart from the profiles in Finance and Marketing, offers in the areas of Consulting, Operations, HR and Strategy shone too. These are fields which require holistic knowledge of the management sciences and were much sought after by the students. In response, IIM Trichy was inundated with offers by some of the biggest names in the industry.

Overall the summer placement for 2012-13 batch of IIM-Trichy was successful.

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