IIM Calcutta successfully concluded its final placement process for the PGDM batch of 2017. The entire process was completed with 100 percent placement for the batch within a record three days, in the second week of February. This year’s placement season witnessed 474 top notch offers including significant number of International offers. The highest domestic package was Rs. 70 lakh per annum, whereas the highest international package amounted to US$ 130,000 per annum, reaffirming the faith of the recruiters in IIM Calcutta’s talent pool.
Finance sector continued to churn out the maximum number of offers thus strengthening the image of IIM Calcutta as the Finance campus of Asia. 29 percent of the total offers were made in this sector by top recruiters such as Arga Investment, BAML, Citibank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, JPMC etc.
Consulting sector emerged as the second highest recruiter contributing to 22 percent of the total offers made. Top recruiters in this sector were Accenture, AT Kearney, Bain, BCG, and McKinsey.
General Management firms also recruited in big numbers this year. 15 percent offers were made in this sector by top firms such as Aditya Birla Group, CK Birla Group, TAS etc.
Sales & marketing roles contributed to 12 percent of the total offers, predominantly offered by firms such as HUL, ITC, P&G, Reckitt Benckiser etc.
Besides these, e-commerce and IT roles also contributed to 14 percent of the total offers and companies such as Amazon, Wipro, etc. hired in big numbers.
Founded in November 1961 as the first national institute for Post-Graduate Studies and Research in Management by the Government of India, over the years IIM Calcutta (IIMC) has grown into a mature institution with global reputation, imparting high quality management education.Posted in Campus