Indian Institute of Management, Tiruchirappalli concluded its summer placement process for PGP batch of 2012-2014. The economic downturn and a difficult job market not withstanding, IIMT had a successful summer placement season.
The students had a good mix of profiles to choose from, both in terms of the broad domains and specific roles, at many of the leading companies in the country. The institute in its second year of operation hosted a total of 39 recruiters out of which 20 were participating in the process for the first time. A rolling process was followed for the summer placements.
This year there were diverse profiles being offered in various areas including private equity and corporate banking, sales and advertising, supply chain and manufacturing, financial consulting and small - enterprise consulting. Roles in Public Policy and General Management were also offered. A set of students preferred to work for start-ups to gain an enriching learning experience covering multiple aspects of business and a flavor of the challenging milieu of entrepreneurship. Ten students opted out of the placement process to pursue specific interests in niche sectors.
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Sectoral Break Up:
Continuing last year’s streak, Marketing emerged as the forte of JIM Tiruchirappalli. Various roles in Sales, Market Research and Advertising were offered. The offers spanned different sectors including FMCG, Media, Infrastructure, Healthcare and BFSI. Some major recruiters include Dabur, Kellogg India, Boehringer Ingeiheim, Crompton Greaves, JDBI Federal, Axis Bank, Zee Networks, Sterling and Wilson, Innopark, Health Ventures, Peifint Healthcare, among others.
ICICI Bank, Citibank, PreQuate, Ah! Ventures, The Reserve Bank f India (RBI), FCL, NCDEX recruited students for roles in Finance. RBI participated in the process for the very first time and offered roles to students in Foreign Exchange Trading. ICICI Bank offered different roles including Corporate Banking and Wealth Management. Other profiles offered in this function include Project Appraisal, Business Advisory, Compliances and Commodity Trading among others.
This year saw major players such as Citibank, Kellogg India, JFJJ4R, Natesan Synchrocones, Transport Corporation f India Limited and Grameen Koota recruit students for roles in Operations and Technology. Transport Corporation f India Limited offered roles related to its Logistics and Supply Chain projects. The sectors varied from FMCG to Banking to Automobile.
General Management and Strategy:
Several, challenging general management roles that required an in — depth understanding and application of managerial concepts were offered by well-known companies like Mahindra GMC, Murugappa Group, Nodwin Group and Tripura Industrial Development Corporation. The roles offered by these firms include projects related to solar energy and infrastructure among others.
The students bagged coveted consulting profiles offered by Cognizant Business Consulting, Index Advisory, and Knowledge Faber Consultants. The profiles offered include Financial Consulting, New Product Strategy and Business Development.
The significant percentage of students with work experience in Information Technology helped attract several companies for this function including Ameex Technologies, Redington, CSS Coip and Webenza among others. The roles offered varied from Business Analytics to Business Process Consultant.
Students interested in HR profiles were hand-picked for interesting roles such as Performance Management, Employee Engagement and Recruitment. IBM, Innopark, and Pefint Healthcare had offered these roles.
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