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Indian Institute of Management Ahmadabad concludes Final Placement 2012

Published On: 07 Sep 2012 | Last Updated On: 07 Sep 2012

Indian Institute of Management Ahmadabad (IIMA) has successfully concluded its final placements for its PGP 2010 - 2012 batch and has placed its student’s in some of the most reputed firms. IIM Ahmadabad conducted the placements for its flagship PGP in Management class of 2012 between December 2011 and March 2012. Over 120 firms were participated in the laterals and final placement process this year. Participating firms spanned diverse sectors such as Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), Conglomerates, Consumer Goods (FMCG), Consulting, Information Technology, Engineering, Environment and energy, Real Estate, Media and others.

Laterals Placement process -

The Lateral Placement process was conducted between the months of December 2011 and February 2012. Firms like Accenture Business Consulting, Aditya Birla Group, Amazon, Deloitte Consulting, Microsoft and Infoedge were some of the recruiters who made offers during the laterals process this year.

Sector Overview-

IIM Ahmadabad has placed its students at reputed firms such as Barclay’s capital, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Citibank and Nomura were some of the investment banks that recruited students from the batch of 2010 -2012. Other banks and financial institutions such as RBI, Yes Bank, DBS and Axis Bank also recruited a significant number of students this year. Recruiters in the consulting space included the Boston Consulting Group, Mckinsy & Company, Bain & Company, Oliver Wyman, Opera Consulting, Accenture and Deloitte. A large number of students took up roles in sales and marketing in companies such as HUL, P&G, Kraft, ITC, Nestle, Airtel and Super Max. General Management profiles were offered to students by TAS, Aditya Birla Group, RPG Group and Ingersoll Rand among others. Several companies working in the internet and e-commerce such as Zynga, yabhi.com, Redbus and InfoEdge recruited students for roles in product development, IT, marketing and general management.

Top Recruiters -

In terms of number of offers, IBM was the top recruiter across clusters having hired 21 students from the campus pool. Of the top global consulting firms, the Boston Consulting Group recruited 17 students ans Mckinsey & company recruited 9 students. Accenture recruited 14 students which included offers made through the laterals process. Among global investment banks, the Royal Bank of Scotland recruited 11 students for various roles in several international locations and was the largest recruiter in this cohort. In the FMCG cohort, first-time recruiter Supermax made the highest number of offers of offers followed by global major Procter and Gamble.

Fostering Entrepreneurship –

IIM Ahmadabad has always encouraged students to take up entrepreneurship as a career and this year, six students opted out of the placement process to start their own ventures. This year's start-ups include a social venture to make elderly people financially self-sufficient, a service to provide doctors and medicine at one's doorstep and an information security consulting firm. In line with its culture of fostering entrepreneurship, IIMA offers a placement holiday to its students wherein they will be allowed to participate in placements within the next two years in the event that their venture does not work out as planned.

Placement Report –

The Indian Institute of Management Ahmadabad has prepared the placement report as per the Indian placement reporting standards. The detailed report, which has been audited by the CRISIL, is given below

Classification of the entire placement pool –

Categories

Number

Sought Placement through the institute

365

Did not seek placement through institute

7

Total Students eligible for placements

372

Total offers accepted

365

Students still in process

0

Classification of the entire graduating pool –

Categories

Number

Total students graduating in 2012

369

Students graduating in 2013 and eligible for placements in 2012

10

Total students eligible for placements

372

Total who sought employment through the institute

365

Total who did not seek placement through the institute

7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sector wise Classification –

Sector

No. of Offers accepted

Banking, Financial Services and Insurance

72

Conglomerates

27

Consulting

106

Consumer goods  (FMCG)

56

Engineering/Technology

6

Environment and Energy

11

Information Technology

51

Manufacturing

7

Others*

10

Pharmaceutical and Health Care

5

Real Estate

3

Telecom

11

Total

365

Function-wise Classification –

Function

No. of Offers accepted

 Consulting

132

Finance

71

General Management

36

Marketing/Sales

95

Operations/Supply Chain

5

Systems/IT

26

Total

365

Location wise classification –

Global classification:

Locations

No. of offers accepted

America

3

Europe

12

India

325

South East Asia

8

Rest of Asia

8

Total

365

Indian locations classification:

Indian Locations

No. of offers Accepted

Mumbai

56

National Capital Region

39

Bangalore

13

Hyderabad

6

Ahmedabad

3

Rest of India

11

Total

128

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