420 IIMB students land 462 job offers

The lateral and final placements for the postgraduate programme class of 2016-18 of the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) saw 420 students receiving 462 offers from over 140 companies from India and abroad.

The first day of the final placements had participation from global banks with Goldman Sachs making the maximum of nine offers. Other offers were from Deutsche Bank, Citibank, HSBC, JP Morgan and more. Investment firms included Ambit Capital, Arpwood Capital, Myntra and o3 Securities.

Among banks and financial firms, ICICI Bank made the maximum of nine offers.

Financial Services recruiters included Anand Rathi Wealth Management, Bajaj Finserve, Altisource, BNY Mellon and Piramal Finance. Corporate finance roles were offered by Bharti Airtel, Flipkart, Hindustan Unilever and others.

In the consulting domain, Deloitte USI led with 18 offers followed by The Boston Consulting Group with 17 offers. Others included AT Kearney, Accenture Strategy, McKinsey & Co. About 34% of the batch received offers in the management consulting sector.

In the technology consulting domain, PriceWaterhouseCoopers made the maximum of 12 offers followed by Accenture Technology, Larsen and Toubro, Infotech Consulting and Cognizant Consulting.

Conglomerates recruited in good numbers for their leadership tracks in general management positions with five offers from Vedanta followed by Aditya Birla Group, RPG Group and Bharti Airtel.

Students opting for sales and marketing roles were recruited by major consumer goods firms such as Samsung Electronics which made 10 offers. Other leading recruiters in this category were Bajaj Auto, Procter & Gamble and Johnson & Johnson.

The offers in the fast-growing analytics space included EXL Services, American Express, UnitedHealth Group, MasterCard, Visa, WNS Global and others.

Prominent recruiters in the information technology space included Microsoft, Infoedge, Servion, Telstra Communications among others.

The e-commerce and online space saw Amazon leading with eight offers while other recruiters included Oyo Rooms, Paytm, Flipkart and Ola Cabs.

Dibyajyoti Mohapatra, placement representative, said: “The IIMB experienced (a) higher hiring interest in the more sought-after roles of investment banking and strategy consulting leading to more offers while the numbers were as usual in the other roles.”

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