IIM Kozhikode closes 2014-16 batch placements in record time


Kozhikode: IIM Kozhikode has concluded its final placements of its PG batch in a record seven days. With over 119 recruiters and 370 offers, this year’s placements continued the trend of increasing average salary being offered to the students at INR 17.1 lakhs per annum. The highest domestic package was INR 37 lakhs per annum.

The recruiters who made offers to students for the first-time include 3M, Bank of America, Boston Consulting Group, Brand Accelerator, Capita, Caratlane, Credit Suisse, Ernst & Young, Frost and Sullivan, McKinsey, Mondelez, Paytm, Schneider and Shell among other companies taking the total of first-time offers to 100.

Consulting roles continued to be the favourite among the student community with major consulting companies like Accenture Management Consulting, Avalon Consulting, BCG, CBC, Deloitte, EY, Frost and Sullivan, KPMG, McKinsey, PwC sharing a total of 99 offers.

The season also saw an increase in the number and diversity of financial roles on offer with first time recruiters Credit Suisse and Bank of America sharing a total of 13 offers amongst themselves. With major companies like American Express, Axis Bank, Citibank, Deutsche Bank, Edelweiss, Fidelity, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, Nomura and Yes Bank making offers to the candidates, the campus has seen an increase in on-campus placements.

Sales and Marketing roles in the campus continued to flourish with major brands like 3M, Ananda Bazaar Patrika (ABP), Arvind Lifestyle, Godrej, Heinz, HUL, Idea, Infineon, ITC, Kellogg’s, Marico, Maruti, Nestle, Philips, Schneider, Snapdeal and Vodafone participating and choosing the best talent from the campus.

Recognizing the potential of students for the Leadership Programmes / Strategy domain, roles were offered by Aditya Birla Group, Airtel, Madura, Mahindra, Reliance, RPG, TAS, Tata Communications and others including many first-time recruiters like Brand Accelerator, LAVA, Mytrah, Paytm and the likes.

The Operations role saw the participation of Amazon, Capita, EXL, HCCB, Ola Cabs, Raymond, Shell, Tata Steel and TVS. There were multiple offers made by companies in the IT/ ITES and analytics profile including Asian Paints, Capgemini, Google, HCL GEM, HUL, Kirusa, Microsoft, Mindtree, Mondelez, Syntel, ZS Associates and the likes. Our regular recruiters like Cognizant Business Consulting, IBM, Infosys, TCS and Wipro continued to recruit from the campus for their IT / Analytics/Consultancy roles.

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