IIM Indore has concluded the final placement process for the class of 2017 with 28 per cent increase in Pre Placement Offers (PPOs). The total number of participants was 611, including 449 from the PGP Indore campus, 100 from the Integrated Programme in Management (IPM) and 62 from the PGP Mumbai campus. Over 200 companies participated in the process of which 74 were first time recruiters. The average salary offered was Rs. 16.23 lakh per annum. Strategy and Consulting was the highest recruiting domain with 160 students receiving offers from this domain.
Some of the major first time recruiters at IIM Indore include Apollo Munich, Apollo Pharmacy, Atos, Avery Dennison, Directi, Dell EMC, Feedback Infra, FIS Global, Ford, GMR Group, ICICI Securities, Panasonic, Shriram Wealth Advisors, Sundaram BNP Paribas, Tech Mahindra (GLC), Vedanta and VF Corporation. Firms like Amazon, Asian Paints, Genpact, Hindware, IndianOil, Indus Valley Partners, Infosys Management Consulting, Johnson & Johnson, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries and United Breweries participated after a brief hiatus.
Domain Wise Placement Trends
Strategy and Consulting
This domain constituted 28 per cent recruitment and was the highest one. Actuate Business Consulting, Boston Consulting Group, Cognizant Business Consulting, Deloitte Strategy & Operations, Ernst & Young, Feedback Infra, Infosys Management Consulting, KPMG and PwC were the top recruiters.
Finance was the second highest recruiting domain with 27 per cent of the batch accepting offers from top finance organisations. investment banks like Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan Chase & Co. extended over 30 offers. Arcesium, Axis Bank, Bank of America Continuum, CRISIL, Edelweiss, EXL, FIS Global, HDFC, HSBC, ICICI Bank, Indus Valley Partners, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland, SBI Bank and Yes Bank were some of the other major recruiters.
Sales and Marketing
Top brands like Aditya Birla F&L, AkzoNobel, Asian Paints, Bharat Forge, Blue Star, Britannia, Dabur, DishTV, Dr. Lal PathLabs, Eli Lilly, Godrej & Boyce, Hindware, Hindustan Unilever, IndianOil, ITC, Johnson & Johnson, L’Oreal, Maruti Suzuki, Mother Dairy, Nestle, Panasonic, PepsiCo, Philips, Pidilite, Raymond, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Tata Sky, VF Corporation and Vodafone recruited 23 per cent of the batch.
Technology vertical extended offers to eight per cent of the batch. Top recruiters included American Express, ATOS, Capgemini, Cognizant, Directi, Dell EMC, Google, HCL, Hexaware Technologies, Infosys, Tech Mahindra (GLC) and Wipro. Recruited students were offered IT and Analytics role.
General Management and Leadership roles were offered by Aditya Birla Group, Airtel, Avery Dennison, Indus Towers, LAVA International, Mahindra, PayTM, Reliance Industries, Robert Bosch, Tata Power and United Breweries.
Operations and HR
This domain constituted of seven per cent of recruitment. Firms like Amazon, Apollo Pharmacy, DHL Express, Ford, Genpact, GMR Group, L&T, Neuland Laboratories, Royal Orchid Hotels, Sunteck Realty, Tata Steel, Vedanta etc. made offers.
Integrated Programme in Management
The second batch of the five year integrated programme saw participation of 100 students with highest recruitment from Finance domain. Average salary offered to this batch was Rs. 12.52 lakh per annum. Apollo Munich, Avery Dennison, Britannia, Ford, Genpact, Shriram Wealth Advisors, VF Corporation, EXL service, HDFC, HSBC, ICICI, JPMC, KPMG, L’Oreal and Mother Dairy were top recruiters for this programme.
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