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IIFT completes Final Placement for PGP Batch of 2015-17

Apr 11, 2017 10:43 IST

    IIFT has completed the final round of placements for the PGP batch of 2015-17. The institute witnessed 33 per cent increase in the international placement packages. In 2017, the highest salary package grabbed by an IIFT graduate was Rs. 1 crore per annum. In 2017, 74 Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs) were offered to IIFT graduates as compared to 64 PPOs last year. The average salary offered to IIFT students is Rs. 18.41 lakh per annum as compared to Rs.18.01 lakh per annum last year. The highest domestic salary is Rs.26 lakh p.a. In all, there were 94 companies that visited IIFT campus this year.

    IIFT 2017 Placement Snapshot

    Placement Snapshot


    Recruiters participated


    Recruiters participated (international)


    Highest Salary offered (domestic)

    Rs. Rs. 26/- LPA

    Highest Salary offered (international)

    US$150,000 p.a.

    Average CTC of the batch

    Rs. 18.41/- LPA

    PPOs offered


    Domain-wise distribution of Placement Packages

    In the given below pie-chart, domain-wise distribution of placement packages offered to IIFT graduates has been provided. Sales and Marketing domain saw maximum offers (30 per cent) coming to the students. Finance followed the lead with 21 per cent offers to students on various profiles. Job offers on General Management role saw 13 per cent offers coming to the students. Whereas, both Operations and consulting grabbed 10 per cent students each from the talented pool of graduates.


    Sales & Marketing Domain

    In 2017, leading brands like Marico, Tetrapak, Eli Lilly, Cipla, RPG, 3M, Aditya Birla Group, Dell, Decathlon visited the campus. With 30% students opting for job roles from this sector, Sales and marketing emerged as the top choice for 2017. Other leading brands such as ITC, Godrej Consumer Products Ltd, Dabur, HP, Tata Steel, Bajaj Auto, Axis Bank and Maruti Suzuki also maintained their active participation in the campus placements. In Pharma Sector, brands such as Becton Dickinson & Eli Lily offered lucrative roles. Further, in Fashion and Lifestyle sector Raymond, DCM Shriram was the top recruiters. Roles ranging from Business Analyst, Campaign Manager, Category Manager, Digital Marketing, Marketing Manager, Product Manager, Sales Manager were offered to the job aspirants.

    Finance Domain

    In this domain General Electric offered its prestigious FMP role to the job aspirants. Goldman Sachs, JPMC & Nomura recruited students for most sought after roles such as Investment Banking, Global Investment Research, Market Risk and Credit Analysis. HSBC Bank, DBS, Axis Bank, HDFC Bank and ICICI Bank  offered roles in Retail Banking profiles and Citibank offered role in Consumer Banking vertical.

    Bank of America, DHFL Pramerica, Indus Valley Partners, GSH CH and Infosys Management Consulting were other prominent brands that participated in the placement drive of the institute.

    IIM Ahmedabad Placement Report for 2017

    General Management

    In this domain, brands such as Airtel, British Telecom, Raymond, Godrej Property Limited and L&T were the prime recruiters. Aditya Birla Group recruited IIFT graduates for its famous LEAP (Leadership Associate Program) program. Other eminent brands in this domain that offered interesting roles are Amazon, Shopclues, Tata Steel, Games 24*7 & Robert Bosch.

    IIM Bangalore Final Placement Report 2017

    Consulting & IT/ITES

    In this domain, 10 per cent students from the whole batch were recruited in the Final Placement Process. Eminent recruiters such as GeP, Synergy Consulting, Michael Page, Cognizant Business Consulting, Corporate Executive Board, Russell Reynolds visited the campus. Some major industry stalwarts like Google, IBM, HCL, Dell, HP, TCS and Wipro also hired IIFT job aspirants on key roles.

    In the IT sector, Aricent, Vmock, L&T Technology offered major roles and recruited students.


    This domain saw leading recruiters coming to the campus such as Olam International, TGI Group, DSPL, Mount Meru, ITC and HPCL. Singaporean trade giant Trafigura also hired IIFT graduates. Offers of more than 1 Crore were registered in Trade domain. International offers were offered in locations such as Nigeria and Singapore.

    You can also take a look at the complete placement profile of IIFT institute.

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