IIM Ahmedabad PGP Final Placement 2016: Cluster wise Placement Report
Updated on Feb 25, 2016 - 5:03 p.m. IST by Sreetama Datta
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IIM Ahmedabad has conducted the placement for PGP 2014-16 batch in cluster system. Although the placement committee had scheduled 4 clusters, the process concluded within 3 clusters. The cohorts which participated in the 3 clusters are as follows:

 

  • Investment banking and markets; management consulting and private equity, venture capital and hedge funds.

  • Consumer Goods and Services, General Management, Niche Consulting, Pharmaceuticals and Technology.
  • Advisory & Auditory, Consulting, Banking, Financial Services & Insurance, Internet & E-commerce, Infrastructure, Core Manufacturing, and Technology.

Talking about the cluster wise placement process, Yash Sheel Srivastava, the Recruitment Secretary of IIM Ahmedabad said, “The cluster process at IIMA has consistently encouraged students to assess career choices sector wise. It helps supplement other parameters like role, brand and salary. To that end, we initiated a system of 3 dream applications wherein a person could apply and sit for 3 more companies after securing an offer. This encouraged inter-cluster movement between major sectors like finance, consulting, marketing, core manufacturing and e-commerce.The cluster process has helped us not get concentrated in a few sectors.”

 

IIM Ahmedabad Cluster 3 Report:

 

IIM Ahmedabad conducted Cluster 3 of the Final Placement Process for the PGP Class of 2016 today. The third cluster comprised five cohorts, which included Advisory & Auditory Consulting, Banking, Financial Services & Insurance, Internet & E-commerce, Infrastructure, Core Manufacturing and Technology.

 

The Key recruiter in the Advisory & Auditory Consulting cohort was PwC. Among the Banking, Financial Services & Insurance recruiters, Axis Bank, Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group and Yes Bank extended offers. Internet & E-commerce firms like Sulekha, Groupon and People Interactive participated actively. The technology cohort included firms like IBM, Tech Mahindra and Directi. Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group and Tech Mahindra extended the highest number of offers in this cluster, with a total of 5 offers each.

 

IIM Ahmedabad Cluster 2 Report:

 

IIM Ahmedabad conducted Cluster 2 of the Final Placement Process for the PGP Class of 2016 was conducted on February 16, 2016. The second cluster consisted of 5 cohorts:  Consumer Goods and Services, General Management, Niche Consulting, Pharmaceuticals and Technology.

The Consumer Goods and Services and Technology cohorts included regular recruiters like Airtel, Asian Paints, HUL, ITC, Nestlé, P&G, Reckitt Benckiser and Samsung. The General Management and Leadership cohort comprised of recruiters such as Aditya Birla Group, C K Birla Group and Tata Administrative Services. The Niche Consulting cohorts comprised of firms like Arete Advisors, Feedback Infra and others. A spokesperson at Star India commented on the recruitment experience at IIM Ahmedabad, “As the leader of the Indian media industry, Star is committed to hiring and mentoring the best talent and IIM-Ahmedabad is our preferred partner for recruiting the leaders of tomorrow.”

 

Cluster 1 Placement:

 

The Cluster 1 Placement was conducted on February 13 and saw recruitment from 3 cohorts, investment banking and markets; management consulting and private equity, venture capital and hedge funds. Accenture Strategy made the highest number of offers including PPOs, which was 18.

The third cluster is scheduled to be conducted on 19th February 2016.

 

Also Read

IIM Ahmedabad PGP Cluster 1 Final Placement 2016

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Stay tuned to www.bschool.careers360.com for more news and updates on IIM Ahmedabad

 

First published on February 17, 2016.

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