IIM Calcutta final Placement 2018: Consulting claims 27% share; process over in 2 days

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February 27, 2018
IIM Calcutta has concluded its final placement 2018 in just two days with 481 offers, achieving yet again 100% placement from top recruiters. This year IIM Calcutta has not yet disclosed the average salary, median salary of the highest salary for the batch.
IIM Calcutta final Placement 2018
Consulting sector has claimed 27% share in placement 2018 with Accenture emerging as top recruiter

IIM Calcutta has concluded its final placement 2018 in just two days with 481 offers, achieving yet again 100% placement from top recruiters. Consulting sector has claimed 27% share in placement 2018 with Accenture emerging as top recruiter. This year IIM Calcutta has not yet disclosed the average salary, median salary of the highest salary for the batch. 

131 companies participated in Placement 2018 making 481 offers. Out of them 50% came from Consulting and finance while Consulting along constituted for 27% share in placement.

Key Trends in Placement

IIM Calcutta has refrained from sharing the salary statistics for the Placement 2018. However, sources have shared that a good volume in average salary has been recorded in IIM Calcutta Placement 2018.

Past Placements at IIM Calcutta
Below are shared past trends in IIM Calcutta placements:

Placement year
Highest Salary (Rs.in lakhs)
Average salary (Rs. in lakhs)
2017
70
--
2016
--
21.03

The highest international package in 2017 amounted to $130,000 per annum (Rs.87 lakhs) , while the average salary in international placement in 2016 stood at Rs. 29.5 lakhs ($43936)

 although for Placement 2018 IIM Calcutta has not yet placed the salary data in public domain.

Top Recruiters
IIM Calcutta has shared the top recruiters and among them Accenture strategy tops the list. Other top recruiters in Placement 2018 are  J P Morgan & Co, Bank of America, Amazon, Aditya Birla Group, Star, EXL, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Bessemer Venture Partners, Goldman Sachs and CitiBank, Bessemer Venture Partners,  Flipkart, Microsoft, Uber 

Sector wise Placement

Consulting: 27% placement offers
Consulting sector emerged as the 2nd highest recruiter contributing to 27% of the total offers made. Top recruiters in this sector were Accenture, AT Kearney, Bain, BCG, McKinsey.

Finance campus of Asia: 23% offers
Finance sector continued to churn out a high number of offers strengthening the image of IIM Calcutta as the Finance campus of Asia. 23% of the total offers were made in this sector by top recruiters like J P Morgan & Co, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Bessemer Venture Partners, Goldman Sachs and CitiBank. 

Other key sectors which contributed substantially in placement are Marketing (16%), General Management (14%), Product Management and Operations (12%) and IT and Analytics (8%). 

First time recruiter at IIM Calcutta in Placement 2018 included Bessemer Venture Partners, the oldest venture capital firm in the United States of America. 

The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) was established as the first national institute for Post-Graduate studies and Research in Management by the Government of India in November 1961 in collaboration with Alfred P. Sloan School of Management (MIT), the Government of West Bengal, The Ford Foundation and Indian industry.

Over the years, IIMC has grown into a top B-school and matured institution with global reputation, imparting high quality management education. It has been playing a pioneering role in professionalizing Indian management through its Post Graduate and Doctoral level programs, Executive Training Programs, Research and Consulting Activities.

IIM-C: International Centre of Excellence
The vision of the Institute is to emerge as an International Centre of Excellence in all facets of Management Education, rooted in Indian ethos and societal values. Over the past 4 decades, IIM Calcutta has developed into one of Asia's finest Business Schools. Its strong ties to the business community make it an effective mechanism for the promotion of professional management practices in Indian organizations. Today, IIM Calcutta attracts the best talent in India to its faculty and the best and brightest young men and women pursue its academic programs.

IIM Calcutta is the only Management Institute in India with triple accreditations by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), AMBA (Association of MBAs) and EQUIS, the three major international accreditation bodies for Business Schools.

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