IIM Bangalore Summer Placement Report 2018-20: Consulting sector makes maximum offers
Sreetama Datta, 02 Nov 2018, #IIM Bangalore
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IIM Bangalore Summer Placement Report 2018-20: IIM Bangalore completed the Summer Placement process for 2018-20 batch of 427 students from October 23 to 27, 2018. The process saw the participation of over 100 companies making a total of 442 offers. Roles offered included Strategy Consulting, Niche Consulting, Business Analytics, Investment Banking, Capital Markets, Corporate Finance, Commercial Banking, Sales and Marketing, Business Leadership, Product Management, Operations, Category Management and General Management. Consulting was the highest recruiting sector with 123 offers followed by BFSI and E-Commerce with 71 offers each. Let us take a look at the detailed IIM Bangalore Summer Placement report 2018-20.

IIM Bangalore Summer Placement Report 2018-20

The sector-wise placement trends are as follows:


The total number of offers made in this sector was 123. The top recruiters in this domain were Bain & Company (19), Accenture Strategy (18), Boston Consulting Group (17), McKinsey & Company (13), AT Kearney (12), Deloitte Strategy (6), Strategy& (4) and L.E.K. Consulting (3). Niche consulting offers were made by Nomura Consulting (9), Actus Advisors (4), Ernst & Young (4), Miebach Consulting (3), Infosys Management Consulting (3) and IBM Consulting (2).

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This sector saw 71 offers being made by the top players of the Finance, Banking and Investment sectors. The participating companies making offers were Goldman Sachs (7), Citibank (7), JP Morgan (6), Avendus Capital (4), Deutsche Bank (4), Blackstone (3), Barclays (3), Reliance Treasury (3), Blackrock (2), Moelis & Co (2), Union Bank of Switzerland (2), Royal Bank of Scotland (2), Bank of New York Mellon (2), Synergy Consulting (2), Bank of America (1), Arpwood Capital (1), Gaja Capital (1), Fireside Ventures (1), CTBC Bank (1), O3 Capital (1) Guru & Jana Auditors (1) and Temasek (1). Corporate Finance and Commercial Banking offers were from ICICI Bank (7), Bajaj Finserv (4), Axis Bank (1), Procter & Gamble Finance (1) and Development Bank of Singapore (1).

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This sector too received 71 offers from various E-Commerce companies. Amazon made the highest nuber of offers (36), followed by Flipkart (6), Cloudtail (5), Grofers (5), Swiggy (5), Dunzo (5), Uber (3), Prione (2), Udaan (1), OLX (1), PhonePe (1) and MakeMyTrip (1).

Sales & Marketing

As many as 56 offers were made by the participating companies. The top recruiters in this domain were B Inbev (10), Proctor & Gamble (5), Mondelez (4), Jubilant Foodworks (4), Hindustan Coca Cola Bottling (3), Microsoft Marketing (3), Asian Paints (3), Pidilite (3), Kimberly Clark (3), Puma (3), ITC (3), Johnson & Johnson Consumer (2), Coca Cola (2), Marico (2), Wipro Consumer (2), Colgate (1), Dabur (1), Nestle (1) and Amway (1).

General Management

As many as 35 offers were made in Leadership and General Management domain. International business groups and Indian business conglomerates including Aditya Birla Group (8), Vedanta (6), Tata Administrative Services (4), CK Birla Group (4), Bajaj Auto (3), Reliance General Management (3), Mahindra & Mahindra (2), Airtel General Management (2), RPG Group (2), Johnson & Johnson (1) made offers.

Information Technology

There were 33 offers from this domain. From IT Consulting, the offers came from               

Microsoft IDC (7), PwC Technology (4), Aditya Birla Group Digital (3), Deloitte Technology Strategy (2),Capgemini (1), Intuit (1), Proctor & Gamble IT (1) and Value Labs (1) with Business Analytics offers from Sprinklr (5), American Express (4), KPMG Analytics (2), Group M (2).


Companies from various other domains made 53 offers. The recruiters include               

UnitedHealth Group (5), Samsung (5), Tata Sky (4), Vodafone (4), ACT Fibernet (4), Indigo (3), Gilbarco (3), Dr. Reddy (3), Boehringer Ingelheim (2), Glenmark (2), St. Gobain (2), JSW Steel (2), Business Forum (2), Monarch Real Estate (2), Airtel Product Management (2), Airtel Supply Chain (1), ReNew Power (1), Danaher (1), CBC India (1), Byjus (1), Primes & Zoom (1), Housing Man (1) and Amplus Solar (1).

Commenting on the trend of the summer placement 2018-20, Dibyajyoti Mohapatra, Student Placement Representative, IIM Bangalore says, “Higher intake by management consulting firms and increase in sales and marketing roles on offer have translated into a high number of offers for the largest batch so far.”

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