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IIM Bangalore Final Placements for the PGP class of 2016-18. 34% of the batch received offers in consulting sector

IIM Bangalore Final Placements for the PGP class of 2016-18.

34% of the batch received offers in consulting sector. In the consulting domain, Deloitte USI led with 18 offers closely followed by The Boston Consulting Group (17), AT Kearney (16) and Accenture Strategy (14).

The Lateral and Final Placements for the PGP class of 2016-18 of the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) saw 420 students receiving 462 offers from 140+ companies, in India and abroad, across sectors. 
IIMB played host to most leading global banks on the first day of the Final Placements with Goldman Sachs making the maximum of nine offers. Other offers were from Deutsche Bank (6), Citibank (3), HSBC (3), JP Morgan (1), Blackstone (1) and Standard Chartered (1). Investment firms included Ambit Capital (1), Arpwood Capital (1), Myntra (1), o3 Securities (1) and Sabre Partners (1). Eight Capital, a hedge fund recruited at IIMB for the first time. 

Among banks and financial firms, ICICI Bank made the maximum of nine offers. Others included Yes Bank (6), Kotak (5) and National Housing Bank (2). Financial Services recruiters included Anand Rathi Wealth Management (5), Bajaj Finserve (4); corporate Finance roles were offered by Bharti Airtel (2), Flipkart (2), Hindustan Unilever (2), Reliance Treasury (2), Procter & Gamble (1).

In the consulting domain, Deloitte USI led with 18 offers followed by The Boston Consulting Group with 17 offers. Also on campus were AT Kearney (16), Accenture Strategy (14), McKinsey & Co (11), Bain & Company (11), Strategy& (6), EY-Parthenon Singapore (5), Nomura Research Institute (5), among several others. About 34% of the batch received offers in management consulting sector. 

In technology consulting domain PriceWaterhouseCoopers made the maximum of 12 offers followed by Accenture Technology (6), Larsen and Toubro Infotech Consulting (5) and Cognizant Consulting (4). 

Conglomerates recruited in good numbers for their leadership tracks in general management positions with Vedanta leading with 5 offers followed by Aditya Birla Group (4), RPG Group (4), Bharti Airtel (4). 
Management roles were offered by Sterlite Power (5), Aequs (3), Capgemini (3) among others while ONGC made two offers in human resources. 

Students opting for Sales and Marketing roles were recruited by major consumer goods firms led by Samsung Electronics with ten offers. Other leading recruiters in this category were Bajaj Auto (5), Procter & Gamble (4), Anheuser-Busch Inbev (4), Johnson & Johnson (4), EXL Services (3), etc. 

The offers in the fast-growing analytics space included EXL Services (9), American Express (7), UnitedHealth Group (5). The e-commerce and online space saw Amazon leading with 8 offers while other recruiters included Oyo Rooms (6), Paytm (5), Flipkart (3), Ola Cabs (3). 

Professor Ganesh N Prabhu, Chairperson, Career Development Services, IIM Bangalore, said: “Many sought after recruiters surprised us by making many more offers than they had initially indicated and helped us complete our placements earlier than estimated.”  
Source: Economics Times.

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