Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Rohtak successfully concluded its final placement process of the second PGP batch of 2011-13. The industry response was good with 80 recruiters making a total of 107 offers to a batch of 111 students who participated in placement. The recruiters appreciated the student for their in-depth knowledge, the enthusiasm, the analytical and communication abilities and the problem solving approach of the students.
The job profiles offered covered Finance, Marketing, Operations, IT, Strategy and Consulting domains. These roles were in the fields of Investment Banking, Corporate Finance, FMCG, IT Consulting, Management Consulting, General Management, Sales and Marketing, Marketing Research, Retail Banking, Financial Modelling, Media Management etc.
The institute was able to leverage the advantage of being the only IIM in National Capital Region. Being in its fourth year of operation, IIM Rohtak reinforced its past corporate relations and forged relationships with many new recruiters. Many green ventures participated in the process to establish themselves through the best talent pool of the country.
The batch of 2011-13 which is an ideal mix of fresher and experienced students were offered the aforesaid and other roles in organizations such as HSBC, Yes Bank, ICICI Bank, Mother Dairy, Trident Group, Maruti Suzuki, Indus Valley Partners, Godrej Agrovet, KPMG, LG Electronics, Tata AIA, Titan Industries, Hero Motocorp, Majestic Auto (Hero Majestic), Idea AdityaBirlaGroup, CTS, Wipro, TCS, Continental Group, Ranbaxy, Larsen & Toubro, Microsoft, Titan Industries, Max Life Insurance, Mu Sigma, JDA Software, Bata, etc.
Some recruiters plan to provide international stints to the candidates early in their career. These would include assignments in the promising markets of the Middle East and Asia Pacific region.
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Sectoral Break Up:
30% of the batch was placed in the Marketing domain. The recruiters offered profiles spanning across market research, services marketing, rural marketing, B2B marketing, media management etc. Prominent recruiters included Berger Paints, Maruti Suzuki, Mother Dairy, Idea AdityaBirla, amongst others
Notwithstanding the downturn in the financial sector, IIM Rohtak attracted quite a few major companies in this domain. The recruiters offered challenging roles in the fields of investment banking, corporate finance, retail banking, trading, financial modeling, financial auditing etc. Prominent recruiters included HSBC, Yes Bank, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, amongst others.
Information Technology (IT):
A plethora of prominent recruiters made IIM Rohtak their preferred destination owing to the overall pedagogy and the thorough prior experience in IT which the candidates possessed. The profiles in this domain included IT Consulting, Project Management and Analyst among others. Prominent recruiters included CTS, Indus Valley Partners, Wipro, TCS, Exilant, JDA Software, MuSigma amongst others.
A good number of responses from many recruiters in the operations domain appreciated the passion and rigor of the students and praised for opting a career in this field. The profiles offered in this domain were Quality Control, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Procurement development etc. Prominent recruiters included Actuate Business Consulting, Hero Moto Corp, Majestic Auto (Hero group), and Continental Group amongst others.
Strategy has always been at the forefront of any organization and the recruiters acknowledged the strategic acumen of the students. Students were offered niche roles in Strategic Leadership and management consulting amongst others. Prominent recruiters included KPMG, Tata AIA, Amrop India, Protiviti Consulting, Evalueserve amongst others.
General Management has recently emerged as a domain in itself where in students want to a holistic work profile which gives them an opportunity to stretch their hands wider. Prominent recruiters in this domain included Trident Group, Tata Elxsi, Tata Power amongst others.
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