The class of 2016 -18 saw an increase in gender diversity with 28% female students. Diversity in background is another highlight of the batch with students coming from various fields such as Medicine, Chartered Accountancy, Law Humanities, Commerce, B-Pharma to name a few. Almost 70% have prior work experience across sectors such as BFSI, Automobile, Consulting, Systems, Consumer Durables, IT/Telecom, Manufacturing, Trade etc.
Continuing with its illustrious legacy, IIFT saw an extraordinary turnout in its summer placements with 288 students of MBA (International Business) 2016-18 batch clinching the very best of the brands from the industry for summer placements. The result of 53 years of continued excellence in International Business Studies attracted 88 premier recruiters to the campus. There is a remarkable increase in the offers by leading recruiters this year. The top brands that dominated the placement season at IIFT this year include HUL, ITC, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase & Co, Nestle, Godrej Industries Limited (GILAC), Colgate Palmolive, Marico, Shell, GE, BNY Mellon, Dabur, Bain Capability Centre, Deloitte, GSK CH, J&J Pharma, Google, Amazon, Citibank, Axis Bank showing their faith in the talent pool of IIFT. 33 new association with leading brands across all domains was established.