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IIM Bangalore registers 100% summer placements; consulting firms dominate with 123 offers

Our Bureau Bengaluru | Updated on October 29, 2018 Published on October 29, 2018

A view of the campus at IIM, Bangalore.

All the 427 MBA students of IIM Bangalore (IIMB) were recruited for summer placements by over hundred companies with 442 offers during the period from October 23-27, 2018.

The roles offered included Strategy Consulting, Niche Consulting, Business Analytics, Investment Banking, Capital Markets, Corporate Finance, Commercial Banking, Sales and Marketing, Business Leadership, Product Management, Operations, Category Management and General Management.

“Timely resume and interview counselling as well as high alumni participation helped improve the summer placements this year,” said Professor Ganesh N Prabhu, IIMB Chair of Career Development Services.

There were 123 offers made in the sought-after domain of Consulting from Bain & Company (19), Accenture Strategy (18), Boston Consulting Group (17), McKinsey & Company (13), AT Kearney (12), Alvarez & Marsal (6), Deloitte Strategy (6), Strategy& (4) and L.E.K. Consulting (3). Niche consulting offers were made by Nomura Consulting (9), Actus Advisors (4), Ernst & Young (4), Miebach Consulting (3), Infosys Management Consulting (3) and IBM Consulting (2).

There were 71 offers made in the equally sought after Finance, Banking and Investment domain. Goldman Sachs (7), Citibank (7), JP Morgan (6), Avendus Capital (4), Deutsche Bank (4), Blackstone (3), Barclays (3), Reliance Treasury (3), Blackrock (2), Moelis & Co (2), Union Bank of Switzerland (2), Royal Bank of Scotland (2), Bank of New York Mellon (2), Synergy Consulting (2), Bank of America (1), Arpwood Capital (1), Gaja Capital (1), Fireside Ventures (1), CTBC Bank (1), O3 Capital (1) Guru & Jana Auditors (1) and Temasek (1). Corporate Finance and Commercial Banking offers were from ICICI Bank (7), Bajaj Finserv (4), Axis Bank (1), Procter & Gamble Finance (1) and Development Bank of Singapore (1) were among these 71 offers.

e-Commerce remains popular

The e-Commerce sector remained a popular option at IIMB with 71 offers led by Amazon (36), Flipkart (6), Cloudtail (5), Grofers (5), Swiggy (5), Dunzo (5), Uber (3), Prione (2), Udaan (1), OLX (1), Phone Pe (1) and MakeMyTrip (1).

There were plenty of Marketing and Sales offers (56 offers) at the IIMB campus, including AB Inbev (10), Proctor & Gamble (5), Mondelez (4), Jubilant Foodworks (4), Hindustan Coca Cola Bottling (3), Microsoft Marketing (3), Asian Paints (3), Pidilite (3), Kimberly Clark (3), Puma (3), ITC (3), Johnson & Johnson Consumer (2), Coca Cola (2), Marico (2), Wipro Consumer (2), Colgate (1), Dabur (1), Nestle (1) and Amway (1).

As many as 35 Leadership Track or General Management Track offers were made by international business groups and Indian business conglomerates, including Aditya Birla Group (8), Vedanta (6), Tata Administrative Services (4), CK Birla Group (4), Bajaj Auto (3), Reliance General Management (3), Mahindra & Mahindra (2), Airtel General Management (2), RPG Group (2), and Johnson & Johnson (1).

In addition, there were 33 offers in Information Technology (IT) and IT Consulting from Microsoft IDC (7), PwC Technology (4), Aditya Birla Group Digital (3), Deloitte Technology Strategy (2), Capgemini (1), Intuit (1), Procter & Gamble IT (1) and Value Labs (1) with Business Analytics offers from Sprinklr (5), American Express (4), KPMG Analytics (2), Group M (2).

UnitedHealth Group (5), Samsung (5), Tata Sky (4), Vodafone (4), ACT Fibernet (4), Indigo (3), Gilbarco (3), Dr. Reddy (3), Boehringer Ingelheim (2), Glenmark (2), St. Gobain (2), JSW Steel (2), Business Forum (2), Monarch Real Estate (2), Airtel Product Management (2), Airtel Supply Chain (1), ReNew Power (1), Danaher (1), CBC India (1), Byjus (1), Primes & Zoom (1), Housing Man (1) and Amplus Solar (1) were among other major recruiters.

“Higher intake by management consulting firms and increase in sales and marketing roles on offer have translated into a high number of offers for the largest batch so far,” said Dibyajyoti Mohapatra, Student Placement Representative, IIM Bangalore.

Published on October 29, 2018
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