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IIM-K concludes summer placement 2012

Published On: 08 Nov 2012 | Last Updated On: 08 Nov 2012

Indian Institute of Management – Kozhikode (IIM-K) has recently concluded summer placement process for its 16th PGP batch. 366 students including PGP and FPM students participated in the summer placements process. IIM Kozhikode maintained its impeccable track record by ensuring excellent placements with over 140 recruiters making internship offers spanning across different verticals, and that too in the shortest span of time ever.

Placement statistics:

No. of companies

144

No. of students

366

New recruiters

80

Highest stipend

Rs 150,000

Total no. of international offers made

20

Sectoral Break Up:

Finance and Sales & Marketing were the most preferred sectors among the students with over 50% of them opting internship offers in these industries. This year large number of companies from corporate strategy and consulting sector visited the campus to hire interns. The institute also witnessed many new recruiters in the consulting sector this year.

Many students with relevant industry experience were hired as interns for strategy roles. IIM-K witnessed record number of firms this year due to which students had various choices available for summer internship based on their skills and career goals. Out of 144 recruiters, 41% were regular recruiters while 59% were first time visitors to the campus.

Firms from IT and ITes sector hired maximum number of interns by extending offers to around 25% of the PGP batch. The FMCG and manufacturing sector stood at number two with 24% offers followed by BFSI and consulting with 16% and 13% job offers.

Among the niche sectors, healthcare, sports and media were the top ones to offer internships.

Some of the biggies visiting the campus include Deloitte, Reliance, TAS, Philips, HUL, Mahindra, ITC, PwC, PepsiCo, Airtel, Asian Paints, Goldman Sachs, Amazon, Nomura, JP Morgan and Citibank.

The institute for the first time ever received an internship offer from one of the popular political parties. A leading rock band also participated in the summer placement process and extended offer for social media marketing role for its band.

The Summer Placement season underlined the clarity that the students have about their careers and the conviction with which they are ready to pursue the same.

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