IIM Bangalore Summer Placement Report 2017-19: Strategy Consulting highest recruiting domain
Sreetama Datta, 09 Nov 2017, #IIM Bangalore

IIM Bangalore Summer Placement Report 2017-19: IIM Bangalore has concluded the summer placement process for the PGP 2017-19 batch from October 29 to November 1, 2017. As many as 401 students participated in the process and more than 130 companies hired for roles like Strategy Consulting, Analytics, Investment Banking, Capital Markets, Corporate Finance, Commercial Banking, Sales and Marketing, Business Leadership, Product Management, Operations, Category Management, IT Consulting and General Management. According to IIM Bangalore, Strategy Consulting was the highest recruiting domain with 90 offers. Accenture Strategy was the highest recruiting company with 14 offers. Careers360 brings to you the detailed IIM Bangalore summer placement report of PGP 2017-19 batch.

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Prof. Ganesh Prabhu, Chairperson, Career Development Services, IIM Bangalore, says, “The slight downturn that we observed in the final placements of the batch of 2017, just eight months ago, has been corrected by a major resurge in hiring interest across all sectors for the IIMB summer placements.”

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IIM Bangalore Summer Placement Report 2017-19

Let us take a look at the domain-wise placement statistics of IIM Bangalore.

 

Strategy Consulting

As many as 90 recruiters participated in this process. Apart from Accenture, other top recruiting companies were A.T. Kearney (13), Boston Consulting Group (13), Bain & Company (11), Strategy& (9), Roland Berger (9), Deloitte (7), McKinsey & Company (6), Alvarez & Marsal (4), Arthur D Little (2) and NRI (Nomura) Consulting (2).

 

E-Commerce and Technology

As many as 54 offers were made by the E-Commerce and Technology domain companies and this was the second highest recruiting domain. After few years of lull in the hiring trend from E-Commerce domain, the companies making offers to IIM Bangalore students were mazon (27), Samsung (6), Flipkart (5), Danaher (3), InfoEdge (3), Visa (3), Sterlite (2), Zynga (2), Clirnet (1), Drivezy (1) and Lenskart (1). There were 23 offers made in the broad domain of Information Technology (IT) and IT Consulting from PwC Technology (6), Microsoft (4), Cognizant (3), Asian Paints IT (2), Capgemini (2), Standard Chartered Trans (2), Tata Consultancy Services (2), Hindustan Unilever IT (1) and Procter & Gamble IT (1).

 

Sales & Marketing

The next highest recruiting domain was Sales & Marketing with 51 offers. Top recruiters were AB Inbev, Hindustan Unilever, Proctor & Gamble, Mondelez, Asian Paints, Johnson & Johnson Consumer, JSW, Jubilant, Marico, Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Wipro Consumer, D'décor, GSK Consumer, Amway, Metro Cash and Carry, BPCL, Drums Food, People Interactive and Sigtuple. The companies made single-digit offers.

 

Leadership or General Management

Leadership track or General Management track offers were made by international business groups and Indian business conglomerates, including Aditya Birla Group (10), Vedanta (5), Mahindra & Mahindra (4), Johnson & Johnson (4), Tata Administrative Services (4), RPG Group (3), CK Birla Group (3), Reliance (2), Bajaj Auto (1), Tolaram (1) and Wipro Global (1). A total of 38 offers were made.

 

Investment and Capital Markets

Firms like Goldman Sachs (8), Barclays (4), Citibank (4), JP Morgan (4), BNY Mellon (2), JM Financial (2), Morgan Stanley (1), Reliance Treasury (1) and Temasek (1). Thirty-two offers were made in Corporate Finance and Commercial Banking from Citibank (4), Deutsche Bank (3), HUL Finance (3), Axis Bank (3), Reserve Bank of India (3), RBL Bank (3), ICICI Bank (2), Airtel Finance (2), Standard Chartered Bank (2), Yes Bank (2), Bank of America (1), DBS (1), Intuit Finance (1), Metro Cash and Carry (1) and Spandana Sphoorty (1) made 27 offers.

 

Business Analytics

As many as 21 offers in Business Analytics domain were made by American Express (4), KPMG Analytics (4), Goldman Sachs Strats (3), JP Morgan Quant (3), Sprinklr (3), Thoucentric (3) and Directi (1).

 

Others

 

Other major recruiters from miscellaneous domains which made 68 offers included GEP Consulting (6), Airtel (6), IDBI Bank (5), Uber (5), Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages (4), Vodafone (4), Samsung Electronics (4), Samsung Products (4), Saint Gobain (3), Mytrah Energy (3), Altisource (3), Synergy Consulting (3), Auctus Advisors (2), Amplus Solar (2), Crisil (2), Mastercard Advisors (2), ReNew Power (2), AstraZeneca (2), GSK Pharma (2), True North (2), Dr. Reddy (1), KPMG Infrastructure (1), Airtel Supply Chain (1), Cloudtail (1), Adzzebra (1) and Russell Reynolds (1).

 

Harsha Bhattad, Student Placement Representative at IIM Bangalore, said: “IIMB continues to be the preferred campus for consulting, finance and analytics profiles with many firms increasing their usual number of offers. Marketing offers have also substantially increased this year with greater interest from top recruiters and students in this domain.”

 

Harsha Bhattad, Student Placement Representative at IIM Bangalore, said: “IIMB continues to be the preferred campus for consulting, finance and analytics profiles with many firms increasing their usual number of offers. Marketing offers have also substantially increased this year with greater interest from top recruiters and students in this domain.”

 

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