The top management institute of the country, IIMA or Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad recently concluded its summer placements for the batch of 2016-18. Students of the Post Graduate Programme in Management, popularly known as PGP in Management, have been placed successfully across 17 sectors and functions, as per their choice and will. The entire process was carried out in three clusters.
The top recruiters for Summer Placements at IIM Ahmedabad include:
- American Express
- Bank of America Merrill Lynch
- Accenture Strategy
Section-wise placements snapshot:
|Domain/Function||Recruiting Company||Number of Offers|
|BFSI||AmEx & FinIQ||6 each|
|Consumer Goods||Hindustan Unilever||10|
|General Management||Tata Administrative Service & Aditya Birla Group||10 each|
|Manufacturing and Infra||Vedanta||6|
To carry out the placements in a smooth manner, the visiting firms were grouped into cohorts which were based on the variety of profiles being offered. Previously, students were given options to make a 'dream' application at a firm of their choice, in a subsequent cluster.
About 130 students called for making a dream application this year. However, they were given the flexibility to build their careers in a preferred sector.
On the other hand, five (5) students opted out of the regular placement procedure to work on their entrepreneurial ideas, under the mentorship and guidance of Centre for Innovation, Incubation & Entrepreneurship (CIIE) of IIM-Ahmedabad.