The Lateral and Final Placements for the two-year full-time MBA (PGP) Class of 2018-20 at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) recorded 100% placement for the 428 students who participated in the process.
Spread over three days, the placement saw a total of 518 offers. It also recorded an increase of 6.14% in the total number of jobs offered compared to the previous year, Professor U Dinesh Kumar, Chair, Career Development Services, IIM Bangalore, said in a press release.
“Prominent domestic and international recruiters participated in the final placements which resulted in premium jobs for the students,” he added.
Maximum of 147 Offers from Consulting Sector at IIMB MBA (PGP) Placement 2020
Domestic and international Offers Go Up Across Sectors
Anushree Jibhakate, Placement Representative, said, “IIMB has seen an increase in domestic and international offers across sectors such as Consulting, Finance, General Management, Product Management, E-commerce, Operations, Analytics and Marketing despite the market conditions.
“Strategy Consulting and Product Management continue to be the most sought-after roles followed by Finance and General Management,” she added.
Consulting companies came up with 147 offers. Accenture topped with 26 offers, followed by The Boston Consulting Group with 23 offers. The top recruiters included Bain & Company (20), Kearney (15), McKinsey & Co (14), GEP Consulting (7), Strategy& (5), Alvarez & Marsal (5) and EY-Parthenon (1).
Among others were KPMG (7), Nomura Research Institute (4), IBM Consulting (4), Gartner (4), Oliver Wyman (3), Auctus Advisors (2), Ernst & Young (2), Vector Consulting (2), Infosys Management Consulting (2) and L.E.K. Consulting (1).
The Technology consulting domain saw 27 offers in with PricewaterhouseCoopers making the maximum of 12 offers.
IT & IT Product Management
The Information Technology and IT product management domain recorded a total of 38 offers. Microsoft IDC made 10 offers followed by TCS (6), Razorpay (3), Sprinklr (3), Amagi Labs (2), Browserstack (2), Byju’s (2), Cisco (2), Infoedge (2), Moonfrog (2), Tech Mahindra (2), Google (1) and ValueLabs (1).
The fast-growing E-commerce space saw a total of 32 offers. Amazon topped with 20 followed by Flipkart (4), Paytm (4) and Prione (4).
The Finance domain notched up 42 offers. Among the banks, Goldman Sachs made the maximum of 8 offers followed by Avendus Capital (5), JP Morgan (5) and Allianz Benelux (3). Other recruiters included IDFC First Bank (4), Bharti Financial Services (3), ICICI (3), Kotak Mahindra (3), Wells Fargo (3), HCL (2) Landmark (1), Motilal Oswal Group (1) and Prime Ventures (1).
Conglomerates recruited for their leadership tracks making 60 offers in general management positions with Aditya Birla Group leading with 8 offers followed by Adani Group (7), Vedanta (6), Capgemini (5), EPIC Group (5), Tata Administrative Services (4), Zee Entertainment (4), Genpact (4), ONGC (3), Reliance (3), RPG Group (3), CK Birla Group (2), Piramal (2), Praxis Global Alliance (2), Arvind Internet (1) and JSW Group (1).
Sales & Marketing
Students opting for Sales and Marketing roles received 55 offers and were recruited by major consumer goods firms led by Anheuser-Busch InBev (10), Asian Paints (5), FIITJEE – EdFora (5), Procter & Gamble (5), Bajaj Finserv (3), Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (3), Emxcel (3), Tata Sky (3), Colgate Palmolive (2), ITC (2), Lenovo (2), Mondelez (2), Samsung (2), Wipro Consumer Care (2), Baryons (1), Falabella (1), Giesecke+Devrient (1), Jubilant FoodWorks (1), Marico (1) and Maruti Suzuki (1).
Operations roles saw 17 offers with Accenture Operations (5), Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages (3), Cloudtail (2), Odessa (2), Gilbarco (1), Mahindra Comviva (1), Moonfrog (1), Société Générale (1) and Uber (1).
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