IIM Calcutta completed the final placement process for the Batch of 2018 in just a little over two days, with over 130 firms offering profiles across diverse sectors. A total of 481 offers were made out of which nearly 50% were from the Finance and Consulting sectors.
Consulting stood as the top recruiter covering 27% of the total batch. Accenture Strategy was the top recruiter followed by The Boston Consulting Group, Bain & Company, McKinsey & Company and AT Kearney.
Finance firms contributed to 23% of the total offers with major recruiters being J.P. Morgan & Co., Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Bessemer Venture Partners, Goldman Sachs, CitiBank, Credit Suisse and IVFA. Bessemer Venture Partners visited IIM Calcutta for the first time.
Other major sectors included Marketing (16%), General Management (14%), Product Management & Operations (12%) and IT & Analytics (8%). Amazon, Aditya Birla Group, Star and EXL were the top recruiters in Product Management & Operations, General Management, Marketing and IT & Analytics respectively.
Other major firms included Flipkart, Microsoft, Uber, Tata Administrative Services, Hindustan Unilever Limited and Proctor & Gamble.
The students grabbed Rs.75 lakhs highest salary with an average salary of Rs. 24.2 lakhs per annum.