IIM Bangalore records 100% summer placements; consulting leads the pack

IIM Bangalore has ditched the downward trend and registered 100% summer placements for class of 2017-19. To know full details, read on.

IIM Bangalore records 100% summer placements
IIM Bangalore records 100% summer placements

IIM Bangalore – one of India’s premier B-schools has wrapped up the summer placement season for the year 2018. The current placement session was organized for the Class of 2017 – 19 of their flagship PDGM programme. Ditching the downtrend that the economy faces, the B-school has managed to secure 100% placements for the students.

Commenting upon the positive trend picked up in the IIM Bangalore summer placements 2018 the Ganesh Prabhu, Chairperson, Career Development Services, IIM Bangalore, said: "The slight downturn that we observed in the final placements of the batch of 2017, just eight months ago, has been corrected by a major resurge in hiring interest across all sectors for the IIMB summer placements."

Student Participation and Recruiters

As discussed before, the current sessions of summer placements was organized on the IIM Bangalore campus. A total of 401 got placed in this session. One of the key achievement so of this year’s summer placement drive was that the over 130 companies visited the campus for the placement drive. IIM Bangalore has registered record 100% MBA placements during this summer placement session. Along with this, the top B-school has also ensured that all the students get respectable stipend packages with some of the top names and brands in the domestic as well as international market.

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Domain-wise breakup of placement offers

Analysing the summer placement report of IIM Bangalore, several new insights have come to our notice. The key among that is the complete dominance of strategy consulting sector when it comes to the number of offers being extended to the students. Apart from this, recruiters from all the other sectors like business analytics, e-commerce and technology as well as investment and capital markets also made their presence felt at the IIM Bangalore Summer Placements 2018.

Strategy Consulting

The key trend that could be deciphered from the IIM Bangalore’s summer placement report was the complete dominance of consulting and especially strategy consulting sector. Strategy and Consulting sector saw a total of 90 offers being extended to IIM-B students during the summer placement season. The top recruiters among them include:

Accenture Strategy (14)

A.T. Kearney (13)

Boston Consulting Group (13)

Bain & Company (11)

Strategy& (9)

Roland Berger (9)

Deloitte (7)

McKinsey & Company (6)

Alvarez &Marsal (4)

Arthur D Little (2)

NRI (Nomura) Consulting (2)

General Management

General Management sector also saw aggressive hiring during the summer placements at IIM Bangalore. A total of 38 offers were made by recruiters to hire interns in general management and leadership profiles. The top banes in this include:

Aditya Birla Group (10)

Vedanta (5)

Mahindra & Mahindra (4)

Johnson & Johnson (4)

Tata Administrative Services (4)

CK Birla Group (3)

RPG Group (3)

Reliance (2)

Bajaj Auto (1)

Tolaram (1)

Wipro Global (1)

Business Analytics

Another sector that saw several offers being made to the students was business analytics. The business analytics sectors saw 21 offers being made to the students. The company-wise breakup for the same is given below:

American Express (4)

KPMG Analytics (4)

JP Morgan Quant (3)

Goldman Sachs Strats (3)

Sprinklr (3)

Thoucentric (3)

Directi (1)

E-Commerce & Technology

Continuing their good financial year so far, even e-commerce and technology firms were also quite bullish during the IIM B Summer Placements. 54 offers were made in different roles to students from the B-school.

Amazon (27)

Samsung (6)

Flipkart (5)

Danaher (3)

InfoEdge (3)

Visa (3)

Sterlite (2)

Zynga (2)

Clirnet (1)

Drivezy (1)

Lenskart (1)

Information Technology / IT Consulting

Apart from this, 23 offers made in the broad domain of Information Technology (IT) These include:

IT Consulting from PwC Technology (6)

Microsoft (4)

Cognizant (3)

Asian Paints IT (2)

Capgemini (2)

Standard Chartered Trans (2)

Tata Consultancy Services (2)

Hindustan Unilever IT (1)

Procter & Gamble IT (1)


Investment Banking & Capital Markets

Investment and Banking sector also saw healthy number of offers being made:

Goldman Sachs (8)

Barclays (4)

Morgan Stanley (1)

Citibank (4)

JP Morgan (4)

Reliance Treasury (1)

BNY Mellon (2)

JM Financial (2)

Temasek (1)

Corporate Finance & Banking

Thirty-two offers were made in Corporate Finance and Commercial Banking from

Citibank (4)

Deutsche Bank (3)

HUL Finance (3)

Axis Bank (3)

Reserve Bank of India (3)

RBL Bank (3)

ICICI Bank (2)

Airtel Finance (2)

Standard Chartered Bank (2)

Yes Bank (2)

Bank of America (1)

DBS (1)

Intuit Finance (1)

Metro Cash and Carry (1)

SpandanaSphoorty (1).

Marketing and Sales

Coming to one of the most important sectors of Marketing and Sales; students grabbed 51 offers in total. The top names in this include:

AB Inbev (7)

Hindustan Unilever (7)

JSW (3)

Proctor & Gamble (5)

Mondelez (3)

Marico (2)

Asian Paints (3)

Johnson & Johnson Consumer (3)

Jubilant (3)

Microsoft (2)

Coca-Cola (2)

Wipro Consumer (2)

D'decor (2)

GSK Consumer (1)

Amway (1)

BPCL (1)

Metro Cash and Carry (1)

Drums Food (1)

People Interactive (1)

Sigtuple (1)


There were a few niche domains as well for which students from IIM Bangalore grabbed the internship opportunity during the summer placement season.

EP Consulting (6)

Airtel (6)

IDBI Bank (5)

Uber (5)

Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages (4)

Vodafone (4)

Samsung Electronics (4)

Samsung Products (4)

Saint Gobain (3)

Mytrah Energy (3)

Altisource (3)

Synergy Consulting (3)

Auctus Advisors (2)

Amplus Solar (2)

Crisil (2)

Mastercard Advisors (2)

ReNew Power (2)

AstraZeneca (2)

GSK Pharma (2)

True North (2)

Dr. Reddy (1)

KPMG Infrastructure (1)

Airtel Supply Chain (1)

Cloudtail (1)

Adzzebra (1) and Russell Reynolds (1)

To sum up…

Apart from the aforementioned numbers, the key take-away from this year’s IIM Bangalore Summer Placement Report is the domain the management education in the country has ditched the downward trend. The slow-down in the hiring last year has been corrected and corporates and top brands have again opened their doors to qualified and talented management graduates walking out of the top MBA colleges in India.

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