IIM Lucknow Final Placement Report 2017: Accenture, BCG and McKinsey & Company top recruiters

iim lucknow final placement report 2017IIM Lucknow has completed the final placement process for the PGP 2017 batch of 435 students with participation of 170 recruiters. The top recruiting sectors were sales & marketing, finance, consulting and business development.  The rest of the offers came from domains such as operations/supply chain, general management, systems/IT, market research, analytics and HR.

Accenture, Aditya Birla Group, Amazon, Avendus, Goldman Sachs, Hindustan Unilever, McKinsey & Company, TAS and The Boston Consulting Group were top recruiters across different sectors. First time recruiters included Clinton Health Access Initiative, EMAAR, Societe Generale among others. International profiles were offered by Capgemini, EMAAR, M.H. Alshaya, UAE Exchange and Olam International.

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Now let us take a detailed look at the profile wise break up.


Profile wise Placement at IIM Lucknow


Sales and Marketing is the highest recruiting sector with 26 per cent offers followed by Finance (23 per cent) and Consulting (22 per cent) and Systems management/IT (12 per cent). E-Commerce and General Management domains have recruited eight per cent and nine per cent students respectively.


FMCG/consumer goods/telecom/digital media sector

Airtel, Colgate Palmolive, DrReddy’s, GSK, Hindustan Unilever, ITC, Marico, P&G, Pepsi, Samsung, Star TV and United Breweries were among the top recruiters. In addition to the sales and marketing roles, the companies offered roles in supply chain management, IT, corporate finance, HR and analytics with some of them being exclusive roles for IIM Lucknow students.



A number of international firms offered roles in this sector. The top recruiters included American Express, Altisource, Avendus Capital, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citibank, DBS, HSBC, Goldman Sachs, ICICI Bank, Kotak Investment Banking, o3 Capital and Societe Generale among others. The major roles offered were front end investment banking, global markets, investment research, corporate/wholesale/retail banking, market research, trading and operations.


Consulting and Business Management

Accenture, Alvarez & Marsal, Avalon Consulting, Capgemini and Feedback Infra were among the top recruiters. Accenture, The Boston Consulting Group and McKinsey & Company were the top three recruiters at IIM Lucknow. General Management domain saw participation from companies such as Aditya Birla Group (ABG), Airtel, Lodha Group, Mahindra and Mahindra, RPG and TAS among others. ABG, TAS and Mahindra and Mahindra were the highest recruiters in this domain.



Amazon, Cloudtail, Paytm, Rivigo, Uber and Wipro were among the highest recruiters. Apart from the regular IT and Systems profile, roles were offered in category management, sales enablement, business development, supply chain management, product marketing, strategic alliances, program manager and analytics.


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