IIM Vishakhapatnam achieved the mark of 100% placements for PGP Batch 2016-18

IIM Vishakhapatnam has completed MBA placements for PGP 2016-18 batch wherein 100 per cent students have been placed within a very short time span.

Created On: Mar 20, 2018 17:29 IST
IIM Vishakhapatnam placements
IIM Vishakhapatnam placements

IIM Vishakhapatnam has emerged as of the first IIMs among the seven new IIMs to complete its MBA placement drive at the very first place. The institute has declared 100 per cent placements of its PGP 2016-18 batch. With this placement record, IIM-V has made a mark and will become the preferred choice of the candidates to seek admission.  

Batch profile of PGP students at IIM-V

The current batch of IIM-V comprises of 96% candidates from B.Tech background. Only 4 per cent students have management background with degrees such as BBA and BMS. In addition to this, approximately 80 per cent students possess work experience also.

IIM Vishakhapatnam is one of the 7 newest IIMs that commenced its operation with first batch in 2015-16. With a brilliant track record of MBA placements, the institute will soon become the top choice of IIM admission seekers. One of the top achievements that set IIM-V apart from other IIMs is, the institute has placed all the students even before holding the convocation of current batch.

Placement Highlights

As per the official placement reports released by IIM Vishakhapatnam, a total of 45 students were eligible for the final placements. Among these 45 students, eight candidates were lucky to receive the PPO/PPI. 42 companies visited the campus of IIM Vishakhapatnam to recruit the talented pool of candidates from the premier B-school. Overall there were 50 companies that extended placement offers to 45 management graduates.

In the current PGP batch the average salary for top quartile remained 16.29 lakhs per annum. Considering the whole batch of PGP students, the average salary remained Rs. 12.07 lakhs per annum.

Recruiters @ IIM Vishakhapatnam

Top brands and recruiters visited the campus of IIM Vishakhapatnam to hire one of the best management graduates in the country. Organisations form all domains such as BFSI, management consulting, analytics, government sectors, educations and various domains visited the B-school.

Take a look at the firms that visited the top B-school




ICICI Lombard, HDFC Bank

Management Consulting

KPMG, Deloitte





IT/ITES companies

Sutherland Global Services, TechAspect, Click Labs

Engineering and Electronics


Analytics and Decision sciences

MuSigma, Perceptive Analytics

Fellowship programs

Government of Andhra Pradesh (GoAP)

As the official placement report of IIM Vishakhapatnam says, students were offered quite rewarding and prestigious roles by the eminent brands mentioned above. Taking a stance at the domain wise recruitment, it can be said that adequate roles were offered to the MBA aspirants from all the domains. Take a look at the domain-wise recruitment profile of candidates:


Percentage of candidates recruited

Sales and Marketing




Finance, Analytics and Strategy

each 6.7%

Human Resources


Product Management, FinTech and Operations

each 4.4%

General Management


About IIM Vishakhapatnam

IIM-V was set up by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India in 2015 and was initially mentored by IIM Bangalore. The institute offers two-year, full-time, residential Post Graduate Programme. The campus is spread across in 300 acre with all the state of the art facilities for the candidates seeking admission in the campus.

For more updates about the MBA Placements, keep visiting MBA section of jagranjosh.com.

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