Premiere management institute Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIM - Lucknow) has achieved 100% final placement for all 446 studentsin a record time of just over 3 days. According to the institute, Over 160 domestic and international recruiters participated in the esteemed B-School's recruitment drive.
The highlight of the placement season was the participation of esteemed firms like:
- Alvarez and Marsal
- 03 Capital
The participation of these firms also marked the ascent of IIM Lucknow as a preferred recruitment destination for Marketing, Finance and Consultancy in the country. The top four segments based on roles offered were Sales and Marketing, Finance, Consultancy and Business Development, including some extremely sought after and niche profiles in the finance domain. The remaining offers came from domains such as Operations, Supply Chain, General Management, Systems, IT, Market Research, Analytics and HR.
Some of the top recruiters across different sectors were Accenture, Aditya Birla Group, Amazon, Avendus, Flipkart, Hindustan Unilever, P&G, TAS and the Boston Consulting Group. The first-time recruiters included Avalon Consultancy, BMW Group, Kotak Investments and Tata Sky among others. International profiles were offered by Equirus Capital and Olam International. In the FMCG, Consumer Goods, Telecom and Digital Media sector, a total number of 110 offers were made with some of the top firms being Airtel, Colgate Palmolive, Dr Reddy’s, GSK, Hindustan Unilever, ITC, Nivea, P&G, Pepsi, Puma, Samsung and Star TV.
In addition to the traditional Sales and Marketing roles, these firms offered roles in Supply Chain Management, IT, Corporate Finance, HR and Analytics with some of them being exclusive roles for IIM Lucknow. In the Finance domain, the top four segments based on the roles offered were:
- Sales and Marketing (25%)
- Finance (22%)
- Consulting (21%) and
- Business Development
- Operations/ Supply Chain
- General Management (7%)
- Systems/ IT (10%)
- Market Research
Source: Rahul Pandey, City Journalist - Lucknow, CollegeDekho