The Lateral and Final Placements for the PGP class of 2016-18 of the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) saw 420 students receiving 462 offers from 140+ companies, in India and abroad, across varied sectors. IIMB played host to most leading global banks on the first day of the Final Placements with Goldman Sachs making the maximum of nine offers.

Other offers were from Deutsche Bank (6), Citibank (3), HSBC (3), JP Morgan (1), Blackstone (1) and Standard Chartered (1). Investment firms included Ambit Capital (1), Arpwood Capital (1), Myntra (1), o3 Securities (1) and Sabre Partners (1).

Eight Capital, a hedge fund recruited at IIMB for the first time. Among banks and financial firms, ICICI Bank made the maximum of nine offers. Others included Yes Bank (6), Kotak (5) and National Housing Bank (2).

Financial Services recruiters included Anand Rathi Wealth Management (5), Bajaj Finserve (4); corporate Finance roles were offered by Bharti Airtel (2), Flipkart (2), Hindustan Unilever (2), Reliance Treasury (2), Procter & Gamble (1). In the consulting domain, Deloitte USI led with 18 offers followed by The Boston Consulting Group with 17 offers.

Also on campus were AT Kearney (16), Accenture Strategy (14), McKinsey & Co (11), Bain & Company (11), Strategy& (6), EY-Parthenon Singapore (5), Nomura Research Institute (5), among several others.

About 34% of the batch received offers in management consulting sector. In technology consulting domain PriceWaterhouseCoopers made the maximum of 12 offers followed by Accenture Technology (6), Larsen and Toubro Infotech Consulting (5) and Cognizant Consulting (4). Conglomerates recruited in good numbers for their leadership tracks in general management positions with Vedanta leading with 5 offers followed by Aditya Birla Group (4), RPG Group (4), Bharti Airtel (4). Management roles were offered by Sterlite Power (5), Aequs (3), Capgemini (3) among others while ONGC made two offers in human resources.

Students opting for Sales and Marketing roles were recruited by major consumer goods firms led by Samsung Electronics with ten offers. Other leading recruiters in this category were Bajaj Auto (5), Procter & Gamble (4), Anheuser-Busch Inbev (4), Johnson & Johnson (4), EXL Services (3), etc. The offers in the fast-growing analytics space included EXL Services (9), American Express (7), UnitedHealth Group (5). The ecommerce and online space saw Amazon leading with 8 offers while other recruiters included Oyo Rooms (6), Paytm (5), Flipkart (3), Ola Cabs (3).

IIM-B 2015 Placement Statistics

IIM Bangalore successfully concluded the placement of 2015 with 100% placement for a batch of 398 students. 5 students opted to sign out from the Final Placements this season. More than 150 recruiters participated. There were 134 Pre-Placement offers extended to the students before the start of the final placement based on their performance during the summer internship.

IIM-B 2013 Placement Statistics

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore successfully concluded its final placement process for the batch of 2013 with an average annual salary package of Rs. 17.30 lakh per annum. IM-B witnessed 145 firms extending 409 offers to the batch of 381 students. Out of the total batch strength, a total of 12 students opted out of the placement process.

Prominent Recruiters

The prominent recruiters include HCL, Ranbaxy, Deutsche Bank, Bank of America, Royal Bank of Scotland, Aditya Birla Group and Tata Administrative Services (TAS), Mahindra Group, RIL, DTDC, Standard Chartered, Cisco, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Goldman Sachs, Cipla, Hinduja Group, HSBC, Citibank among many other prestigious firms.