IIM Ahmedabad registers 100% placement; 163 dream applications | Education News – DollarJob

IIM Ahmedabad registers 100% placement; 163 dream applications | Education News

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The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM A) completed its final placement process for the MBA Class of 2024 of the Post Graduate Programme (PGP) in Management.

This year, the placement process was conducted in two stages. In the first phase (Laterals process) firms interviewed students with prior work experience and offered them mid-level managerial positions. In this phase, a total of 28 firms participated from diverse sectors such as technology, banking, finance, consulting, analytics, etc.

In the second stage (Finals) of the process, firms were grouped into cohorts based on their core business, and groups of cohorts were invited to campus across different clusters.

Like every year, students were also provided the flexibility of making “dream” applications to companies of their choice in a subsequent cluster, even with an offer in hand. “There were 163 dream applications this year, which is 54% higher than the previous year,” an official statement of IIM Ahmedabad read.

Sectoral Overview

Firms from different sectors and geographies participated in the placement process at IIM Ahmedabad through Laterals, Finals, and PPOs which are listed below:

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IIM Ahmedabad Placements conclude with 100% placement. IIM Ahmedabad Placements conclude with 100% placement. (Representative image. Express photo)

Recruiters in the consulting domain included Arthur D. Little, Boston Consulting Group, Kearney, KPMG, McKinsey & Company, Monitor Deloitte, Oliver Wyman, Praxis Global Alliance, PwC and Strategy& Middle East, among others. Prominent recruiters in the Investment Banking & Markets and Private Equity, Venture Capital, and Asset Management space included Arpwood Capital, ARGA Investment, Avendus Capital, Barclays, DE Shaw, Elevation Capital, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Premji Invest, among others. Consumer goods, consumer services, consumer tech, and consumer electronics cohorts’ firms that made offers were Bluestone, Diageo, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages, Loreal, Nestle, Phillip Morris International, United Breweries, and Wipro Consumer Care, among others. The Conglomerate and Retail B2B & B2C cohorts saw participation like Abhinandan Lodha Groups, Adani Group, Aditya Birla Group, CK Birla Group, Essar, Jindal Shadeed and Tata Administrative Services. Some prominent recruiters in Enterprise Tech that gave offers were Cisco, HCL Tech, Javis, Microsoft, Media.Net and Newgen Software Technologies Ltd, etc. Firms participating in the Laterals process included Amazon, BrowserStack, Cisco, Coforge, Crompton Greaves, Edra Labs, EXL Service, FinIQ, Lodha Group, Livspace, Microsoft, Myntra, Navi, Piramal, PH Values and Wipro, among others.

This year, there were 23 new recruiters, including Abhinandan Lodha, Bluestone, Crompton Greaves, DE Shaw, Diageo, Elevation Capital, GDi Partners, HDFC ERGO, India Sotheby’s International Realty, Javis and Jindal Shadeed.

Main recruiters

In the final placement process, firms that made the most offers (including PPOs) on campus included Accenture and Boston Consulting Group. Accenture made the most offers at the end of the final placement process with 26 offers, followed by Boston Consulting Group with 23 offers. Among the Investment Banks, Goldman Sachs was the largest recruiter, making 9 offers, closely followed by JP Morgan with 5 offers. In the General Management domain, Adani made the highest number of offers – 10, closely followed by Essar Group, which rolled out six offers.

This year, the Management Consulting cohort witnessed a decrease in the number of offers by 15 per cent vis-à-vis last year, while Niche Consulting witnessed a very significant increase. The roles offered by conglomerates also increased by 13 per cent. Apart from this, Tata Consultancy Services was a prominent recruiter with consulting roles with 17 offers, followed by PwC with 9 offers. In the Laterals process, FinIQ made the highest number of offers – 11, closely followed by Navi – nine offers. Other notable offers in placement were HUL – six (all PPOs), Microsoft in Laterals – six offers, and Praxis Consulting – seven offers.



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