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IIM Virtual Placements for Finals - Achieving 100% Success
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The country’s most elite business school Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad started its final placement process on Tuesday for the post-graduate programme class of 2021.

Regular recruiters like Accenture, American Express, Arthur D. Little, Avendus, Bain & Co., Boston Consulting Group, Citi, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, IBM and KPMG were among the firms in the first cluster that offered jobs to its management graduates, IIM-A said in a statement.

IIM-A has created three clusters comprising multiple cohorts of companies offering similar profiles to candidates.

Cluster 1 comprised of four cohorts—investment banking and markets, management consulting, advisory consulting, and private equity, venture capital and asset management.

Boston Consulting Group made the highest number of offers at 32, followed by McKinsey at 30 in the first cluster. “Consulting firms, offering management consulting roles across geographies, including Middle East, continue to hire in large numbers.”

The next cluster is scheduled for March 5, while the third cluster is slated for March 8. The institute will follow a rolling process after that, if necessary.

The institute, like other IIMs in the country, is conducting a completely virtual placement process this year.

IIM-Bangalore, IIM-Lucknow and IIM-Kozhikode are among those who have already completed their placements process. All three first-generation IIMs recorded 100% placements.

IIM-Kozhikode: Top 50% Students Get 8.1% Higher Salary Packages

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All 459 students in the class of 2021 at IIM-Kozhikode were placed successfully with the top students getting higher average salary packages than last year.

The average salary package at the institute stood at Rs 22.5 lakh per annum, it said in a statement. The top 50% students got an average package of Rs 28.9 lakh per annum, 8.1% higher than last year.

This year, the institute saw 137 recruiters be part of the placement process, which was higher than the 131 last year. Of these, 51 were new recruiters.

Among the major recruiters were Accenture, Amazon, American Express, Asian Paints, Bain & Co., Bajaj Auto, Boston Consulting Group, Capgemini, Cognizant Business Consulting, Citi Bank, Deloitte, Deutsche Bank, Everest Industries, EY, Flipkart, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, JPMorgan Chase & Co, Microsoft, Nomura, Pidilite, PwC, Reliance Group and Samsung.

Companies like Baja Finserv, BlackRock, Equirus Capital, Franklin Templeton, Interglobe Aviation, L'Oreal and Paytm were among the 51 new recruiters this year. Consulting firms were the biggest recruiters making one out of every three offers.

IIM Lucknow: Average Pay Package At Rs 26 Lakh

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IIM-Lucknow successfully completed its final placements for the 35th batch of MBA and the 16th batch of MBA-Agri Business Management in the last week of February.

The average salary package offered to its candidates stood at Rs 26 lakh per annum, according to a statement by the institute. The median package was at Rs 23.5 lakh per annum.

The highest package offered by a domestic company stood at Rs 51 lakh per annum, while that offered by an international firm was at Rs 56 lakh per annum.

Some of the key recruiters include Amazon, Byju's, Deloitte, Everest, Flipkart, Jio Platforms, Microsoft, Paytm, Salesforce, Accenture, Asian Paints, American Express, Goldman Sachs, Bain & Co., Mastercard Advisors, Citi, Mckinsey, Boston Consulting Group, Reliance Industries, Nestle, Mahindra & Mahindra, KPMG, ICICI Group and Kotak Group.

IIM-Bangalore: Consulting Firms Lead Hiring

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Strategy consulting and product management were among the most sought after roles at the placement drive at IIM-Bangalore for its class of 2021.

The institute, in a statement, said that all its 435 students were placed. A total of 481 job offers were made by recruiters.

Here too, consulting companies led the hiring process, making 165 offers. Of this, Accenture was the highest with 45 offers, followed by Bain & Co. with 24 offers.

IIM-Bangalore Placements 2021

Big names that were part of the hiring process inlcuded: Amazon, Tata Consultancy Services, Microsoft, Ola, Byju's, Adobe, Oracle, Goldman Sachs, Citibank, JPMorgan, Vedanta, Reliance Group, Adani Group, Samsung, ITC, Procter & Gamble, Coca Cola, Anehuser-Busch InBev, American Express, Johnson & Johnson, Flipkart and Paytm, among others.

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