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IIM, Raipur Concludes Summer Placements for PGP batch 2012-14

Published On: 05 Apr 2013 | Last Updated On: 09 Apr 2013

Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Raipur concluded its summer placement for PGP 2012-14, with batch size of 111 students, keeping in trend with last year’s success. The institute successfully managed to place a batch more than 2.3 times larger than the previous one. This year 69 companies participated in the placement process making 111 offers. This included 23 last year’s recruiters and 46 new companies.

IIM Raipur gathered stupendous support from industry this season. It established fresh industry relations and reinforced the existing ones making the process a success. With an average work experience of 22 months, the current batch has experience in varied areas such as Consulting, Automobile, IT, Banking, Construction and Consumer Electronics. The students forayed into diverse domains such as Marketing, Finance, HR, General Management and Operations for their summer internships.

The placement season started in the grandest possible way with the participation of top notch multinational and Indian organizations from diverse sectors ranging from consulting firms, FMCG, consumer durables, IT giants and many more. Marketing sector attracted maximum talent with a multitude of firms and variety of profiles. Some of the major companies where IIM Raipur students would Intern are: 360 Techno Soft, Adaequare, Apna Circle, ARC Financial Services, Arvind Mills, Asahi Glass, Bank of Baroda, BPCL, Blue Star, Britannia, Cafe Coffee Day and Hindustan Coca Cola.

Majority of the offers were made by the Engineering &Manufacturing sector (20%), closely followed by BFSI sector (17%). Automobiles and Consumer Durables along with Media & Entertainment were the next prominent sectors (8% each).

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Sectoral Break Up:

Marketing and Sales:

Marketing and Sales profile was offered by a diverse portfolio of companies, which belong to a wide array of industrial sectors. Many reputed firms amongst the first time recruiters, signifying the recognition of IIM Raipur incorporate. Starbucks, making its presence felt in India, provided IIM Raipur opportunity for Summer Internship. Profiles offered included the likes of Market Research, Rural Marketing, Advertising, Brand Management, Brand Solutions, Sales, Business Development, Media Marketing, Digital Marketing etc.

Ogilvy & Mather, a first time recruiter at IIM Raipur, recruited interns in the advertising domain. Some of the Prominent companies where the students will be interning: Arvind Mills, Blue Star, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, Britannia, Café Coffee Day, DCM Shriram Consolidated Limited, Engineers India Limited, Exide Industries.

Prominent companies where the students will be interning: Arvind Mills, Blue Star, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, Britannia, Café Coffee Day, DCM Shriram Consolidated Limited, Engineers India Limited, Exide Industries, Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages, HT Media, Jindal Steel & Power Limited, L&T, etc.

Consulting/General Management/IT:

Students of IIM Raipur also bagged a variety of profiles with prominent recruiters in this domain. PwC, a first time recruiter, offered Technology Consultant profiles. Ernst & Young had offered winter internships in government advisory profile for 12 students. For the first time, a student of IIM Raipur would be interning with Mckinsey & Company for a financial consulting profile.

Esteemed firms such as Redseer consulting, NBC Bearings, CLSA, Hero Moto Corp etc. offered the students short term projects. The Prominent companies where the students will be interning include Actuate Business Consulting, Ernst & Young, Global mc, HPCL-Creda, KPMG, McKinsey & Company, Nodwin Group etc.

Banking & Finance:

A wide array of organizations offered most sought after finance profiles such as Risk Management, Equity Research, Treasury Management, Corporate Finance, Wealth Management, Financial Consulting and Commodity Trading.

Students were offered financial modeling and equity research profiles. An Equity Research and Advisory enterprise that specializes in providing market and stock specific solutions recruited students for financial consulting profile.

A private equity based out of Mauritius and a venture capital firm based out of Mumbai participated in the summer internship process for the first time at IIM Raipur. Prominent companies where the students will be interning: ARC Financial Services, Bank of Baroda, Dion Global, Emkay Global, First Capital, Fino, Globe Capital, HPCL Creda, ICICI Bank, Murugappa Group, NCDEX, Reserve Bank of India, Renault Nissan.


Operations had seen a rapid rise as a preferred profile amongst the students at IIM Raipur. Some of the most coveted profiles were offered to the students of IIM Raipur. Niche profiles such as Inventory Management Modeling and Supply chain modeling were offered. Prominent companies where the students will be interning: Asahi Glass, DCM Shriram Consolidated Limited, Exide Industries, Future Group, Hira Group, Hero Motorcorp, Hindustan Power Corporation Limited, Jindal Steel & Power Limited, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, Somany Ceramics.

Human Resource:

In addition to Operations, HR also saw a marked increase as a preferred profile by the students. The major recruiters hailed from varied sectors such as Automobiles, Energy & Power, Consumer Durables, Apparels and Manufacturing & Engineering. Major firms participated in the process: Arvind Mills, Blue Star, Engineers India Limited, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited, IBM, JSW Energy, PMINTPC, Oil India Limited, Renault Nissan, and TVS Automobile Solutions.

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