IIM Bangalore – 427 MBA students received placements

IIM Bangalore- The summer placements of the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIT-B) saw the recruitment of all the 427 eligible two-year MBA students getting placements. As per an NDTV report, as many as 100 firms made 442 offers during October 23-27, 2018 and the roles offered included strategy consulting, niche consulting, business analytics, investment banking, capital markets, corporate finance, commercial banking, sales and marketing, business leadership, product management, operations, category management and general management.

Prof Ganesh N Prabhu, IIBM Chair of Career Development Services is quoted as saying that timely resume and interview counselling, as well as high alumni participation, helped improve the summer placements in 2018. There were 123 offers made in the niche segment of consulting from Bain and Company (19), Accenture Strategy (18), Boston Consulting Group (17), McKinsey and Company (13), AT Kearney (12), Alvarez and Marsai (6), Strategy (4) and LEK Consulting (3). Niche consulting offers were made by Nomura Consulting (9), Actus Advisors (4), Ernst and Young (4), Mieback Consulting (3), Infosys Management Consulting (3) and IBM Consulting (2).

What is more, there were 71 offers made in the equally hot segments such as Finance, Banking and Investments horizon including Goldman Sachs (7), Citibank (7), JP Morgan (6), Avendus Capital (4), Deutsche Bank (4), Blackstone (3), Barclays (3), Reliance Treasury (3), Blackrock (2), Moelis and Co (2), Union Bank of Switzerland (2), Royal Bank of Scotland (2), Bank of New York Mellon (2), Synergy Consulting (2), Bank of America (1), Arpwood Capital (1), Gaja Capital (1), Fireside Ventures (1), CTBC Bank (1), 03 Capital (1), Guru and Jana Auditors (1) and Temasek (1). Corporate Finance and Commercial Banking offer were from ICICI Bank (7), Bajaj Finserve (4), Axis Bank (1), Procter and Gamble Finance (1) and Development Bank of Singapore (1).

The e-commerce segment remained a hot option as well at IIM-B with 71 offers lead by Amazon (36), Flipkart (6), Cloudtail (5), Grofers (5), Swiggy (5), Dunzo (5), Uber (3), Prione (2), Udaan (1), OLX (1), Phone Pe (1) and MakeMyTrip (1). As usual, there were plenty of Marketing and Sales domain offers (56 offers) at the IIMB campus including AB  InBev (10),  Proctor  &  Gamble  (5),  Mondelez  (4), Jubilant Foodworks (4), Hindustan Coca-Cola Bottling (3), Microsoft Marketing (3), Asian Paints (3), Pidilite (3), Kimberly Clark (3), Puma (3), ITC (3), Johnson & Johnson Consumer (2), Coca-Cola (2), Marico (2), Wipro Consumer (2), Colgate (1), Dabur (1),   Nestle (1) and Amway (1).

As many as 35 Leadership Track or General Management Track offers were made by international business groups and Indian business conglomerates including Aditya Birla Group (8), Vedanta (6), Tata Administrative Services (4), CK Birla Group (4), Bajaj Auto (3), Reliance General Management (3), Mahindra and Mahindra (2), Airtel General Management (2), RPG Group (2), Johnson & Johnson (1).

In addition, there were 33 offers in the broad domain of Information Technology (IT) and IT Consulting from Microsoft IDC (7), PwC Technology (4), Aditya Birla Group Digital (3), Deloitte Technology Strategy (2), Capgemini (1), Intuit (1), Procter & Gamble IT (1) and Value Labs (1) with Business Analytics offers from Sprinklr (5), American Express (4), KPMG Analytics (2), Group M (2).

Other major summer recruiters in a range of domains made 53 offers including UnitedHealth Group (5), Samsung (5), Tata Sky (4), Vodafone (4), ACT Fibernet (4), Indigo (3), Gilbarco (3), Dr. Reddy (3), Boehringer Ingelheim (2), Glenmark (2), St. Gobain (2), JSW Steel (2), Business Forum (2), Monarch Real Estate (2),  Airtel Product Management (2), Airtel Supply Chain (1), ReNew Power (1), Danaher (1), CBC India (1), Byjus (1), Primes and Zoom (1), Housing Man (1) and Amplus Solar (1).

“Higher intake by management consulting firms and increase in sales and marketing roles on offer have translated into a high number of offers for the largest batch so far,” Dibyajyoti Mohapatra, Student Placement Representative, IIM Bangalore, was quoted as saying by the report.

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