IIFT Final Placement Report 2015-17 - International offers increase by 33 per cent

iift final placement report 2015-17The final placement process for the MBA (International Business) 2015-17 batch of Indian Institute of Foreign Trade has concluded with an average CTC of Rs. 18.41 lakh per annum. The total batch strength was 258. In terms of sector and domain wise placement, BFSI and Sales & Marketing were highest recruiters. The top international recruiters included Olam, Avantor, Dabur, DSPL, GCPL, Mount Meru, TGI, Trafigura in different locations such as Singapore, Nigeria. The number of international offers also increased by 33 per cent. The following table brings to you the highlights of the placement process.


IIFT Final Placement 2017 Highlights

Number of students participating


Number of participating companies


Number of PPOs/PPIs


Number of international offers


Highest international compensation

USD 1,50,000

Highest domestic compensation

Rs. 26 lakh per annum

Average salary

Rs. 18.41 lakh per annum

According to IIFT, three students have received package of more than Rs. 1 Crore per annum and six students have got more than Rs. 75 lakh per annum in international placements.


Now let us take a look at the domain and sector wise placement trends in detail.


Domain Wise Placement




Sector Wise Placement





The Finance domain recruited 21 per cent of the batch. Top recruiters included General Electric, which offered FMP role, Nomura, Goldman Sachs and JPMC offered niche roles like Investment Banking, Global Investment Research, Market Risk and Credit Analysis; HSBC Bank, DBS, Axis Bank, HDFC Bank and ICICI Bank extended Retail Banking profiles whereas Citibank offered its Consumer Banking role. Corporate Finance role was offered by GSH CH while Infosys Management Consulting offered financial consulting role. Other prominent organisations like Indus Valley Partners were among the many recruiters offering Finance and Fintech roles. Bank of America and DHFL Pramerica also participated in the placement process.


Sales and Marketing

This was the highest recruiting domain with 30 per cent offers. ITC, Godrej Consumer Products Ltd, Dabur, HP, Tata Steel , Bajaj Auto, Axis Bank and Maruti Suzuki were among the top recruiters. Airtel and Vodafone were the top recruiters in the Telecom sector. Becton Dickinson & Eli Lily offered Marketing roles in Pharma Sector and Raymond, DCM Shriram in Fashion and Lifestyle sector. Other recruiters and roles offered included Google, Idea, Vodafone, Amazon, Madura F&L , Tata Sky, Shopclues, Games 24x7, Decathlon, Wipro CCLG and Business Analyst, Campaign Manager, Category Manager, Digital Marketing, Marketing Manager, Product Manager, Sales Manager respectively.



10 per cent of the students were offered roles in this domain. Olam International, TGI Group, DSPL, Mount Meru, ITC and HPCL were the top recruiters. Trafigura, a Singapore based company recruited for the first time. International offers were offered in locations such as Nigeria and Singapore.


General Management

This domain extended offers to 13 per cent of the batch. Airtel, British Telecom, Raymond, Godrej Property Limited and L&T were the top recruiters. Aditya Birla Group recruited for its Leadership Associate Programme. Operations and Supply Chain roles were offered by Amazon, Shopclues and Tata Steel. Games 24*7 & Robert Bosch were other top recruiters.



18 per cent of the batch was recruited by companies from Consulting domain. GeP, Synergy Consulting, Michael Page, Cognizant Business Consulting, Corporate Executive Board, Russell Reynolds offered roles in this domain to Candidates. Top recruiters were Google, IBM, HCL, Dell, HP, TCS and Wipro. Aricent, Vmock, L&T Technology were other IT companies which extended offers.


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