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IIM, Kozhikode Concludes Summer Placements for PGP batch 2015

Published On: 28 Oct 2013 | Last Updated On: 28 Oct 2013

Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode (IIM-K) has successfully concluded its summer placement process for the 17th PGP batch of 2015. One of the important highlights of the season was an increase in number of roles offered by regular recruiters. A 20% increase in the number of offers per company resulted in lesser number of companies participating in the summer placements as compared to last year for almost same batch strength of 366.

The total number of firms that visited the campus for placements this year was a record 118. Some of the top recruiters were Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Tata Administrative Services (TAS), which selected 30 students. New recruiters for the summer placements such as L’Oreal, Godrej, Castrol, Cipla, Aviva, Altisource, Dell, InMobi, Whirlpool, Vodafone, Saint-Gobain, Aricent, Bosch, ACC were impressed by the academic excellence and diversity of the batch.

Placement Statistics:

Number of students in the batch

366

Number of recruiters participated in the process

118

Sectoral Break Up:

  • Finance: The finance sector saw participation from all the major recruiters such as Citibank, American Express, JPMC, ICICI, Aviva, Edelweiss, Dell and L&T.
  • Sales and Marketing: Some of the recruiters under this sector are: HUL, ITC, Airtel,Asian Paints, Pidilite, Pepsi, Marico, Madura, Kelloggs and Raymond
  • Consulting and General Management: Deloitte, Mahindra Group, Aditya Birla Group, Philips, Reliance Industries Ltd., Cognizant Business Consulting and RPG are some of the recruiters that hired students.
  • HR and Operations: Some companies that were witnessed in the campus hiring students under this sector are: Asian Paints, L&T, Flipkart, Cipla, JSPL, Wildcraft and Genpact.

Conclusion:

IIM Kozhikode has successfully accomplished its summer placements with candidates having been offered a multiplicity of roles in Finance, Sales & Marketing, Consulting and General Management, HR and Operations among others. The placement also witnessed an average stipend increased by 36% over previous year with Rs. 2lacs as the highest domestic stipend amount. It is believed that IIM Kozhikode will kick-off lateral placements season in December 2013 and final placements season in January 2014.

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