IIM Tiruchirappalli sees 100% Placement 2015: IT/ITeS Analytics and BFSI dominate the show

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MBAUniverse.com News Desk |
April 22, 2015
Placement season 2015 at IIM Trichy, one of the six new IIMs, was marked with grand success with 100% placement.

Placement season 2015 at IIM Trichy, one of the six new IIMs, was marked with grand success with 100% placement. 30% of the total job offers came from the IT/ITeS & Analytics followed by 28% from BFSI sector. The industry reinstated its faith in the institute as past recruiters along with new recruiters took part in the placement process 2015. 
The unique feature in the process was the diversity of profiles offered to the students which gave them a good choice in terms of industry and the role. These included roles such as Risk Management, Supply Chain Management, Product Manager, Capital Market Analyst, Inventory Management, Insurance sales, Management Consulting, Digital Marketing, Portfolio Management, AGM in Housing Finance, Group Management Cadre, Data Analytics, Equity Research, Rural Marketing, Media (Radio) Marketing among others.

Key Trends in placement 2015


IIM Trichy has a consistent record of excellent placement. The batch size of the two year post graduate programme in management at this highly ranked B school increased from 80 students in 2013 to 106 students in 2015, out of which 103 students registered and participated in the Placement 2015. All the 103 students registered for final placements got more offers per candidate.


Sharing the information Prof Abhishek Totawar, Chairperson Placement & external Relations says “For the first time, we have seen instances of multiple offers per student. Three students have obtained multiple offers”.


3 students opted out


Out of 103 students 3 opted out of the placement 2015 process. Of the three students, one was on a sabbatical and has returned to the previous employer, one joined family business, and the third decided to seek opportunities through personal network.


Rise in Number of recruiters


Number of recruiters at IIM Trichy rose from 76 in placement 2014 to 103 in 2015 making more offers to 103 students. 3 students got multiple offers. The students also secured 18 Pre Placement Offers. 26 first time recruiters visited the campus during the placement season and made 56 job offers to the students


Industry stalwarts like  Berger Paints, BPCL, CBC, Dabur, Decathlon, HCL, HCL – SSJV, ICICI Bank, KPMG, L&T, Latent View, Mahindra, TAFE, ANZ, Aryaka Networks, Aspire IT Systems, BIG FM (Reliance Broadcast Network Ltd), CCD Beverages, CRISIL, Dr. Agarwal Eye Hospitals, Dun & Bradstreet, Evalueserve, Future Supply Chain, Greenway Appliances, Hansa Cequity, Housing.com, ICICI Prudential, Indus Valley Partners, Infosys Management Consulting, IQR Analytics, Jubilant Life Sciences, Meritus, Murugappa Group, Muthoot Home Fin India Ltd, RBS, SBI, Sonata Software, Stovekraft, TVS Logistics were among the prominent names to make job offers to the students of IIM Trichy


Average  and highest compensation 2015


Beating the slowdown in placement offers, the placement season 2015 at IIM Trichy saw an average salary of Rs.11.32 lakhs per annum with highest salary of Rs. 19.50 lakhs per annum showing a rising trend in the job market. 


While the top 10 percentilers got an average annual compensation of Rs. 16 lakhs, the average salary for top 20 percentilers was Rs. 14.93 lakhs followed by Rs. 13.24 lakhs for top 50 percentiles. For top 75 percentile it stood at Rs12.17 lakhs per annum.


IT/ITes & Analytics: Major recruiting sector


IT/ITes & Analytics emerged as the prominent recruiting sector in placement 2015 at IIM Trichy followed by BFSI. While IT/ITeS & Analytics had the major chunk in placement 2015 with 30%, BFSI  was the next with 28%. Sector wise placement at IIM Trichy is as under


Sector                                  -       Percentage in placement


IT/ITES & Analytics              -           30%
BFSI                                       -       28%
Consulting                               -       14%
Manufacturing & Logistics     -           8% 
FMCG                                     -       7%
Health care & Pharma            -          5% 
Oil & Gas                               -        4%
Others                                     -       4%



Top Recruiters at IIM Trichy


Out of 103 recruiters, Berger Paints, BPCL, CBC, Dabur, Decathlon, HCL, HCL – SSJV, ICICI Bank, KPMG, L&T, LatentView, Mahindra, TAFE, Greenway Appliances, Hansa Cequity, Housing.com, ICICI Prudential, Indus Valley Partners, Infosys Management Consulting among others were the top recruiters


The following were the top recruiters in respective sectors in placement 2014 at IIM Trichy


IT/ITeS & Analytics: Aspire IT Systems; Evalueserve; HCL; HCL – SSJV; Sonata Software; Aryaka Networks; Dun & Bradstreet; Hansa Cequity; IQR Analytics; LatentView; Meritus


BFSI: ANZ ; RBS; CRISIL; ICICI Bank; ICICI Prudential; Indus Valley Partners


Consulting: CBC; KPMG; Infosys


FMCG: Dabur; CCD Beverages


Healthcare: Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital; Jubilant Life Science


Manufacturing: L&T; Mahindra; TAFE; Berger Paints; Murugappa Group

Oil & Gas: BPCL


Logistics: Future Supply Chain; TVS Logistics


Others: Greenway Appliances; Stovekraft; BIG FM; Decathlon; Housing.com  


According to Prof Abhishek Totawar, Chairperson, Placement & External Relations, “The successful final placement of our students is testimonial to the perseverance and determination of our faculty and students. IIMT has always been committed to excellence, be it faculty, programme or student. It is this focus on quality and rigor that has groomed our students to secure the confidence of recruiters. We are grateful to our recruiters for their enthusiastic support and belief. Providing higher standards of quality to the industry shall always be the road ahead for us.”
IIM Tiruchirappalli (Trichy), the 11th IIM in the country started functioning in 2011 under the directorship of Dr. Prafulla Agnihotri whose latest innovation in teaching is 'application of inquiry method of learning to the management education' which has brought distinction to the institute in its innovative method of teaching.


The institute focuses on developing competent professionals for the industry.The flagship programme, PGPM has been instrumental in achievement of this goal. Hard Work, Perseverance, Passion and Integrity are some of the virtues taught at the institute. IIMT has a collection of eminent faculty and motivated students which form its backbone. IIMT takes care in ensuring an optimal student-teacher ratio to encourage better learning and to impart appropriate guidance.

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