IIM Lucknow Final Placement Report 2018: Sales & Marketing highest recruiting sector

IIM Lucknow Final Placement Report 2018 - IIM Lucknow completed the final placement process for PGP 2018 – 20 batch with 454 offers were made by 143 recruiters including 47 new recruiters. Sales & Marketing constituted the highest recruiting sector with 24 percent offers followed by Consulting and Finance. The total number of students is 445.  There has been a 20 percent increase in Pre-Placement Offers, 30 percent increase in the number of offers from the Higher Entry Placement Process (HEPP) and about 220 offers from the final placements. Careers360 brings to you the detailed highlights of the IIM Lucknow final placement report 2018.

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According to the IIM Lucknow final placement report 2018, the prominent recruiters at IIM Lucknow in HEPP consisted of Aditya Birla Group, Amazon,  Accenture, Citi,  Deloitte,  Everest Group,  Flipkart, Hinduja, KPMG, PwC, Paytm, Tredence Analytics, Yes Bank. Apart from the above companies, this year IIM Lucknow saw a participation of other esteemed firms like Alvarez & Marsal, Citi Markets, Kotak, McKinsey & Company, Fidelity, MasterCard Advisors and The Boston Consulting Group.

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IIM Lucknow Final Placement Report 2018 - Sector Wise Placement Highlights




23 percent


23 percent

Sales & Marketing

24 percent


12 percent

General Management

11 percent


07 percent

According to IIM Lucknow final placement report 2018, this year’s placement saw an increase in the number of offers made by major management consulting and financial firms as compared to last year. Let us take a detailed look at the sector wise top recruiters and roles offered.


FMCG/Consumer goods/Telecom and Digital Media Sector

Top firms recruiting in this sector included Airtel, ABInDEV, Dr. Reddys’s, GSK, Hindustan Unilever, ITC, Nestle, Procter & Gamble, Reckitt Benckiser, Samsung and Start TV.

Along with the traditional Sales & Marketing roles offered, the firms also offered roles in the Supply Chain Management, IT, Corporate Finance and Analytics, some of which were exclusive roles for the students of IIM Lucknow.



The BFSI sector saw the participation of a number of international firms such as American Express, Altisource, Avendus Capital, CRISIL, Citi,  Deutsche Bank, DBS, HSBC who were hiring for a diverse set of profiles.

Apart from those the other firms recruiting included ICICI Bank, Kotak, o3 Capital and Societe Generale. The major roles offered were in Investment Banking, Global Markets, Investment Research, Corporate/Wholesale/Retail Banking, Market Research, Trading and Operations.  


Consulting and General Management Sector

The consulting domain saw participation from companies such as Accenture, Alvarez & Marsal, Capgemini, Arete Advisors, Deloitte, EY, Feedback Infra, KPMG, PwC, Mastercard, Mckinsey & Company and The Boston Consulting Group.

The General Management domain saw participation from companies such as Aditya Birla Group (ABG), Airtel, Hinduja, Lodha Group, RPG and Tata Administrative Services among others.



Some of the firms from the IT/e-Commerce/Technology sectors included Amazon, Flipkart, Cloudtail, OYO, Paytm, Uber and Wipro among others. Along with the usual IT jobs the other profiles for which the students were selected included IT/Systems management, category management, sales enablement, business development, supply chain management, product marketing, strategic alliances, programme manager and analytics.

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