IIM Indore Final Placement 2014: Highest recruitment in Sales & Marketing roles
Updated on Sep 1, 2014 - 2:57 p.m. IST by Sreetama Datta
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IIM Indore has completed the final placement process for the PGP 2014 batch. According to IIM Indore, the number of participating students was 475, including the PGP batch of IIM Indore Mumbai campus. The overall work experience of the batch was 14 months. The average salary has marginally increased compared to last year. Along with the participation of the regular recruiters, this year saw 41 new recruiters. The following table gives you the basic highlights of the IIM Indore final placement report.

Number of students participating


Number of total recruiters


Number of new recruiters


Number of Pre Placement Offers (PPOs)


Average Salary

Rs. 12.13 lakh per annum

Highest Salary

Rs. 32 lakh per annum

Sector wise Placement

Sales & Marketing was the highest domain with 26% students getting offers in the function. In terms of sector, IT/ITeS was the highest recruiting sector followed by BFSI with 22% and 19% recruitments respectively.

Now let us have a look at the domain wise placement at IIM Indore in detail.

Sales & Marketing

Like last year, Sales & Marketing was the highest recruiting domain in this year too. The top recruiters included ITC, Madura, Marico, Mother Dairy, PepsiCo, Philips, Pidilite, Raymond, Samsung, VideoconD2H and Vodafone from the sectors like FMCG and Consumer Durables.

Companies from Pharmaceutical sector which made their presence felt by offering Sales & Marketing profiles included Eli Lily, GSK Pharma and J&J Pharma.

Ananda Bazar Patrika, Google, Infibeam, Multi Screen Media and Network 18 were the prominent recruiters from Media, Technology and E-Commerce sectors.


Consulting was the second highest recruiting domain with 24% recruitment. Prominent recruiters were Deloitte, Cognizant Business Consulting, Cartesian Consulting, Capgemini, KPMG, Infosys Management Consulting, MXV Consulting, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Redseer Consulting and Tata Consultancy Services.


IIM Indore mentions, “The Boston Consulting Group recruited at IIM Indore by conducting a Batch Day process. Cognizant Business Consulting opened their Emerging Business Accelerator profile first time on campus.”


Finance was the next highest recruiting function with 20% recruitment. Prominent recruiters were from BFSI sector which included American Express, Axis Securities, Citibank, CRISIL, Deutsche Bank, Futures First, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, ICICI Bank, ING Vyasa, Kotak Mahindra, J P Morgan Chase, Royal Bank of Scotland, Standard Chartered and Yes Bank among others.

The roles were offered in Investment Banking, Asset Management, Corporate Banking, Treasury, Risk Management and Retail Banking. Corporate Finance roles were offered by Hiranandani Group.

General Management

13% of the batch was offered General Management roles by top recruiters like Cipla, GE, Larsen & Toubro, Mahindra, Ranbaxy, Reliance Industries, Robert Bosch, RPG and Trident. Senior management roles like VP Marketing, VP Business Development, and COO Operations were also offered.

GE recruited for its niche Financial Management Program and Information Technology Leadership Program which are considered quite prestigious by the Management Graduates.

Information Technology

IT Consulting roles were offered by major recruiters like Accenture, Computer Sciences Corporation, HCL Technologies, Hindustan Unilever, Mahindra Comviva, MAQ Software, Mindtree and Wipro. Other recruiters included business solution firms like WNS and EXL Services. Roles offered included Business Development, Product Management, Project Management and Sales Engagement.

Hindustan Unilever recruited participants for their corporate IT role. HCL Technologies offered their niche role of Global Engagement Manager.


Prominent recruiters in Operations domain included Amazon, Daimler, Jindal Steel Power Limited, Larsen & Toubro, Proctor & Gamble, Tata Steel and United Spirits which offered roles in Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Logistics and Infrastructure Management. Amazon offered for their coveted BOLD program.

HR roles were offered for HDFC and UST Global. According to IIM Indore, this year the institute took the initiative to tap the start up space. Several start-ups recruited for senior leadership positions. PSUs like State Trading Corporation of India and Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd (RINL) also recruited for various managerial roles.

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IIM Indore provides 5 years integrated course in BBA + MBA which are the IPM courses, while Christ University offers 3 years full time undergraduate course.
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