IIM Bangalore Final Placement Report 2018: One-third of the batch placed in Consulting Sector
Vikas Gaur, 19 Feb 2018, #IIM Bangalore
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IIM Bangalore has completed the final placement process for its 2016-18 batch with 34 per cent of the batch receiving offers in Management Consulting sector. A total of 462 offers, in India and abroad, were made to 420 students by more than 140 companies participating in the placement process. The recruiters included key players from different sectors like Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, HSBC, Deloitte, EXL, Samsung, Wipro Global, Kotak, Myntra, Flipkart etc.

Dibyajyoti Mohapatra, Placement Representative, said, “IIMB experienced higher hiring interest in the more sought-after roles of investment banking and strategy consulting leading to more offers while the numbers were as usual in the other roles.”

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Banking & Finance

Global banks made their presence on the first day of the Final Placements. Goldman Sachs led the way by making the maximum of nine offers. Other offers were from Deutsche Bank (6), Citibank (3), HSBC (3), JP Morgan (1), Blackstone (1) and Standard Chartered (1). Investment firms included Ambit Capital (1), Arpwood Capital (1), Myntra (1), o3 Securities (1) and Sabre Partners (1). Eight Capital, a hedge fund recruited at the Institute for the first time.

Among banks and financial firms, ICICI Bank made the maximum of nine offers. Others included Yes Bank (6), Kotak (5) and National Housing Bank (2). Financial Services recruiters included Anand Rathi Wealth Management (5), Bajaj Finserve (4), Altisource (1), BNY Mellon (1) and Piramal Finance (1). Corporate Finance roles were offered by Bharti Airtel (2), Flipkart (2), Hindustan Unilever (2), Reliance Treasury (2), Procter & Gamble (1).



In the consulting domain, Deloitte USI led with 18 offers followed by The Boston Consulting Group with 17 offers.

Others included AT Kearney (16), Accenture Strategy (14), McKinsey & Co (11), Bain & Company (11), Strategy& (6), EY-Parthenon Singapore (5), Nomura Research Institute (5), Deloitte India (4), Ernst & Young (4), GEP Consulting (4), Alvarez & Marsal (3), EXL Consulting (3), Infosys Management Consulting (3), KPMG (3), EY-Parthenon Dubai (2), Feedback Infra (2), Roland Berger (2), Zinnov (2), Actus Advisors (1), Bay Current (1), Hay Group (1), IBM Consulting (1), Parthenon India (1), Renew Power (1) and Siemens Management Consulting (1). About 34% of the batch received offers in management consulting sector.


Technology Consulting

In technology consulting domain, PriceWaterhouseCoopers made the maximum of 12 offers followed by Accenture Technology (6), Larsen and Toubro Infotech Consulting (5) and Cognizant Consulting (4).


Sales and Marketing

Samsung Electronics led the way with ten offers in this domain. Other leading recruiters in this category were Bajaj Auto (5), Procter & Gamble (4), Anheuser-Busch Inbev (4), Johnson & Johnson (4), EXL Services (3), ValueLabs (3), HMD (2), Hindustan Unilever (2), Indian Oil Corporation (2), ITC (2), Mondelez (2), Vodafone (2), Tata Sky (2), Asian Paints (1), CavinKare (1), Coca Cola (1), Jubilant Foodworks (1), Marico (1), Olympeo (1), RW Promotions (1) and Wipro Consumer Care (1). M.H.Alshaya, the retail franchise operator, recruited only one student this year.


General Management

General management positions were offered by conglomerates such as Vedanta (5 offers) followed by Aditya Birla Group (4), RPG Group (4), Bharti Airtel (4), CK Birla Group (3), Wipro Global (3), Jindal (3), Mahindra Group (2), Reliance Industries (2), TVS Emerald (1) and Tata Administrative Services (1).

General Management roles were offered by Sterlite Power (5), Aequs (3), Capgemini (3), Amplus Solar (2), Microland (2), Mytrah Energy (2), DHFL (1), Dr. Reddy's Laboratories (1), GSK Pharma (1), Max Life Insurance (1), Urbantree (1), Virinchi (1) and Walmart (1). ONGC made two offers in Human Resources.



The offers in the fast-growing analytics space included EXL Services (9), American Express (7), UnitedHealth Group (5), PwC DIAC (3), MasterCard (2), Visa (1), WNS Global (1).


Information Technology

Prominent recruiters in the information technology space included Microsoft (4), EXL (3), Infoedge (3), Servion (3), Telstra Communications (3), VMock (3), Fullerton (2), iPremed (2), Directi (1), SapientRazorFish (1), MAQ (1), Media.net (1), Sprinkler (1), Zynga (1).

Other companies that recruited in the IT product management domain were Gulf Talent (2), Bharti Airtel (1), BNY Mellon (1), Gwynnie Bee (1), Hindustan Unilever (1), Procter and Gamble (1) and Karvy (1).


E-Commerce and Operations

The e-commerce and online space saw Amazon leading with 8 offers while other recruiters included Oyo Rooms (6), Paytm (5), Flipkart (3), Ola Cabs (3). Operations roles were offered by EXL Services (5), Stovekraft (5), AB InBev (2), Bharti Airtel (2), Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages (1) and Schneider Electric (1).

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