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100% placements at IIM Calcutta

Our Bureau Kolkata | Updated on January 24, 2018

Finance sector major recruiter followed by consulting firms





IIM Calcutta has achieved 100 per cent final placements for the Class of 2013-15 within a three-day period.

The 438 students of the batch received around 501 offers that included 143 through lateral hiring, 224 in finals and 134 through pre-placement offers (PPOs).

Over 100 offers were in the finance sector with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, Citibank, BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank, Avendus Capital, ICICI Securities, Kotak IBD, Edelweiss and Allegro Advisors being the major recruiters.

Some of them were recruited for multiple roles on the first day itself, a release issued by the B-school said. IIM Calcutta students secured 22 offers in front-end investment banking, PE and VC roles.

Exclusive roles were offered by Bank of America Merrill Lynch for Investment Banking, Markets (Hong Kong) & Risk (HK & Mumbai) divisions.

Some of the other exclusive offers, the release stated, were made by Goldman Sachs Markets (London & Mumbai), Credit Suisse IBD, BNP Paribas IBD, and so on.

Consulting firms are said to have made around 20 per cent of the offers with The Boston Consulting Group, Bain & Co, McKinsey, AT Kearney and Accenture Management Consulting being the big names. Meanwhile, sales & marketing contributed around 19 per cent of the offers.

Firms include the likes of P&G, Reckitt Benckiser, Kelloggs, ITC and Philips. Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Mondelez, Dabur and Middle East-based retail firm Alshaya recruited via PPOs.

E-commerce

Interestingly, e-commerce accounted for 47 offers with e-tailers such as Amazon, Snapdeal, Flipkart, Olacabs, GroupOn, Quikr, UrbanLadder, CarTrade being major draws.

The number of offers made by e-Commerce firms was significantly higher that last year, the release by IIM stated.

Online medical practice management firm Practo, Edgeverve (an Infosys company), Germany-based incubator firm Rocket Internet (APAC Internet Group) and Nokia Networks Finland (hiring exclusively from IIM Calcutta) were amongst the first time participants.

Published on February 22, 2015

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