IIM Lucknow Final Placement Report 2015 - Sales & Marketing highest recruiting sector
Sreetama Datta, 03 Mar 2015, #IIM Lucknow
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IIM Lucknow has completed the final placement process for the batch of 2015. According to the B-School, 453 students have been offered 463 offers by 144 recruiters out of which 43 were new recruiters within 4 days.

The offers included 93 Pre-Placement Offers (PPO), 163 lateral offers from the higher entry placement process (HEPP) and 207 offers from the final placements. “The number of lateral offers this year was the highest ever and increased by 23% compared with last year,” says IIM Lucknow.


The companies which made high number of offers across sectors includes ABG, Accenture Management Consulting, Amazon, Barclays, BCG, Cognizant Business Consulting, Deloitte, HDFC Bank, KPMG, McKinsey, Reliance Industries, Samsung, Snapdeal and Star TV.


Sector wise Placement


Sales & Marketing has been the highest recruiting sector followed by Finance and Consulting. The domains on which the offers were made includes market research, analytics, business development, social media marketing and HR among others.

Let us have a look at the sector wise details.


FMCG/consumer goods/telecom sector/ digital media


Some of the top firms from the FMCG/consumer goods/telecom sector/ digital media were Airtel, Coke, GSK Consumer, HT Media, HUL, ITC, Kraft-Cadbury, P&G, Pepsi, Star TV and Vodafone. In addition to the traditional sales & marketing roles, these firms offered roles in Supply Chain Management, Information Technology, Finance, HR and Analytics with some of them being exclusive roles for IIM Lucknow. The top 3 recruiters from this sector included Proctor & Gamble, Hindustan Unilever and Kraft-Cadbury.



Firms such as Avendus Capital, BAML, Barclays, Citibank, CRISIL, Development Bank of Singapore, Edelweiss, Goldman Sachs, HDFC, HSBC, ICICI bank, IndusInd Bank, Nomura, Standard Chartered and Yes Bank among others were the top recruiters in this sector. The major roles were offered in front end investment banking, global markets, corporate and wholesale banking, market research, trading and operations. One of the Indian Private Equity fund recruited from the institute for its investment team. Goldman Sachs, ICICI bank, HSBC, HDFC and Nomura recruited in high numbers.


Consulting and General Management


The consulting sector saw participation from premier recruiters such as Accenture Management Consulting, A.T. Kearney, BCG, Deloitte, E&Y, KPMG, McKinsey and PwC. There were 4 new consulting firms which extended offers in this sector at IIM Lucknow final placement process 2015.


The General Management domain saw participation from companies such as Aditya Birla Group (ABG), JSPL, Mahindra and Mahindra, Reliance Industries and Tata Administrative Services among others.




The top recruiting companies in this sector were Amazon, Appsdaily, Cognizant, Commonfloor, eBay, Flipkart, Google, HCL, Infosys, Magicbricks, MAQ Software, Mindtree, PayTm, Shopclues, Snapdeal, Uber and Wipro. These firms offered IT/Systems profiles along with Business Development, Supply Chain Management, Product Marketing, Program Manager and Analytics roles among others.


New Recruiters and Profiles


This year saw 43 new recruiters with over 60% of them belonging to Sales & Marketing, Finance and e-Commerce sectors. Some of the other sectors included Consulting, Systems/IT, General Management, Media and Automotive. The roles were primarily in sales and marketing, finance and e-Commerce.


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