IIM Bangalore wraps up lateral and final placements with 606 offers for 512 students

IIM Bangalore wraps up lateral and final placements with 606 offers for 512 students

Consulting and product management domains led recruitment at IIM Bangalore, where lateral and final placements for the PGP and PGP-BA Class of 2021-23 saw 606 offers being made to 512 students.

Consulting companies made 221 offers led by Accenture with 32 offers, followed by Boston Consulting Group with 26 offers. Top recruiters included Bain & Company (23), Tata Consultancy Services (18), McKinsey & Company (16), Kearney (15), Ernst & Young (13), PricewaterhouseCoopers (11), Alvarez & Marsal, Oliver Wyman, Deloitte, Monitor Deloitte, among others.

Strategy Consulting continued to be the most sought-after role among the students, followed by General Management and Product Management.

Prominent recruiters in the Information Technology and Product Management domain, who made 85 offers included Paytm (13), Microsoft (10), Cogoport, Jio Platform, NatWest Group, Cisco, among other. The 22 offers made in the E-commerce space included Amazon (14) and Flipkart (8).

There were 75 offers in the Finance domain. Among banks, Goldman Sachs made the maximum of 8 offers followed by Kotak Mahindra Bank (6). Other recruiters included Avendus Capital, Citi Bank, IDFC First Bank among others.

Conglomerates recruited for their leadership tracks making 86 offers in General Management positions with Adani Group and Vedanta leading with 8 offers each followed by Lodha Group (7).

Students opting for Sales and Marketing roles received 67 offers and were recruited by major consumer goods firms led by Asian Paints (8), Samsung India (5), Navi (4), Nestle (4), ITC (3), Mondelez International (3), Procter & Gamble (3), among others.Operations roles saw 15 offers with Cogoport (5), OLA Electric (3), Uber (3), and others.

The Analytics sector rolled out 35 offers in total with American Express leading with 16 offers, followed by EXL Services (9.

Professor Debolina Dutta, Chairperson, Career Development Services, IIMB, said: “Our students received offers from reputed companies despite a slowdown in the market. There were a large number of pre-placement offers that were made to our students, after their summer internship.”

This season also witnessed the participation of companies from overseas locations like Europe, Dubai and Singapore with offers across Consulting, Finance and Business Strategy roles.

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Author: Shirley