IIM Bangalore Placement 2019: Over in 2 Days with 411 Students Getting 488 Offers; Consulting Sector Emerges as Top Recruiter with 161 Offers

Saturday, February 16 2019, 11:39 AM
IIM Bangalore Placement 2019
IIM Bangalore Placement 2019 season has got over in two days with 100% placements for 411 participating students who received 488 offers from the top recruiters. With 161 offers, consulting sector companies emerged as top recruiters at IIM Bangalore. Accenture with 31 offers emerged as top recruiter followed by Deloitte with 25 offers.

IIM Bangalore Placement 2019 witnessed 488 offers rolled out for 411 participating students. The Placement season at IIM Bangalore got over in two days with consulting companies emerging as top recruiters with 161 placement offers. Placement 2019 at IIM Bangalore included both Lateral and Final Placements for the PGP class of 2017-19

IIM Bangalore Placements 2019: Key Highlights

  • Consulting Firms Emerged as Top Recruiting Domain with 161 Offers
  • Accenture emerged as top recruiter with 31 offers
  • 488 Placement Offers Made to 411 Students
  • 100% Placement achieved in 2 days

On the successful Placement season 2019 at IIM Bangalore, Professor Ganesh N Prabhu, Chair, Career Development Services, IIM Bangalore, said: “Sought-after recruiters participated in the final placements with better offers than in the earlier years.”

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Key Trends in Placement 2019
This year the placement process witnessed the participation of 411 students at IIM Bangalore. See key trends in placement offers during last three years at IIM Bangalore:

IIM Bangalore Placement year
Number of placement offers
Number of students participating in Placement
Placement 2019
Placement 2018
Placement 2017

Top Recruiters
IIM Bangalore played host to most big brands of National and International Repute. Accenture emerged as the top recruiter making 31 offers followed by Deloitte making 25 offers.

Consulting: Biggest Recruiting Sector
161 offers were made in the consulting sector led by Accenture with 31 offers. Other leading Consulting companies making placement offers in good number included Deloitte with 25 offers; AT Kearney -14 offers; The Boston Consulting Group-14 offers; Bain & Company -14 offers; Strategy &-11 offers; EY-Parthenon-8 offers; McKinsey & Co-7 offers.

Other prominent companies making offers in Consulting domain include Nomura Research Institute (5), KPMG (5), Alvarez & Marsal (4), Auctus Advisors (4), Ernst & Young (3), Zinnov (3), GEP Consulting (2), Roland Berger (2), IBM Consulting (2), Oliver Wyman (2), Vector Consulting (2), Analysis Mason (2) and Infosys Management Consulting (1) offer.

In addition, there were 20 offers in the Technology consulting domain with PricewaterhouseCoopers making the maximum of 12 offers followed by Larsen and Toubro Infotech Consulting (4), Thoucentric (2), Accenture Technology (1) and Cognizant Consulting (1).

Finance: 54 Offers
There were 54 offers overall in the Finance domain. Among global banks, Goldman Sachs made the maximum of 7 offers followed by JP Morgan (4), Deutsche Bank (2), Citibank (2), HSBC (2), Barclays (1), Standard Chartered (1). Other Investment firms included Avendus (3), Matrix Partners (1), Axis Capital (1), Allegro Capital (1), Arpwood Capital (1) Tata Asset Management (1) and True North (1). Among banks and financial firms ICICI Bank made the maximum of 8 offers, and others included Société Générale (5), Royal Bank of Scotland (5), ANZ (3), Bajaj Finserve (1), and PWC Deals (1). Corporate Finance roles were offered by Reliance Treasury (2) and EMAAR (1).

Conglomerates: 40 Offers
Conglomerates recruited for their leadership tracks, making 40 offers in general management, with Adani Group leading with 7 offers followed by Tata Administrative Services (6), Aditya Birla Group (6), Vedanta (5), RPG Group (4), CK Birla Group (3), Wipro Global (2), Jindal (2), Mahindra Group (2), Reliance (2) and Lodha Group (1). In addition, there were 23 offers in General Management roles by Genpact (6), Sterlite Power (4), Capgemini (4), Udaan (3), Renew Power (2), Tata Sky (2) and Microland (2).

Sales & Marketing Domain: 47 Offers
Students opting for Sales and Marketing roles received 47 offers and were recruited by major consumer goods firms led by Anheuser-Busch Inbev with 9 offers. Other recruiters included Samsung Electronics (8), Procter & Gamble (4), Nestle (3), Asian Paints (3), Lenovo (3), Wipro Consumer Care (3), Bajaj Auto (2), ONGC (2),  Mondelez (1), Dr Reddys (1), Indian Oil Corporation (1), Colgate Palmolive (1), Vodafone (1), Coca Cola (1), Sigtuple (1), Maruti (1), St Gobain (1) and Jubilant Foodworks (1).

Analytics: 32 Offers
The 32 offers made in the fast-growing analytics space included EXL Services (9), WNS Global (5). American Express (4), Gartner (4), UnitedHealth Group (3), Visa (3), MasterCard (2), Addzebra (1) and CRISIL (1).

IT Domain: 41 Offers
Prominent recruiters in the information technology and IT product management domain, who made 41 offers, were Microsoft (7), Reliance Jio (5), Value Lab (4), Krazybee (4), Sprinklr (3), Byjus (3), AT Kearney Digital (3), Tech Mahindra (2), Servify (2), Moonfrog (2), Edfora (2), Hindustan Unilever (1), Dunzo (1), ACT Fibernet (1) and Infoedge (1).

E-Commerce: 52 Offers
The e-Commerce and online space saw 52 offers with Amazon leading with 16 offers followed by Oyo Rooms (10), Flipkart (8), Myntra (7), Paytm (4), Ola Cabs (3), Grab Singapore (2), Clirnet (1) and Perpule (1).

Operations: 18 Offers
Operations roles saw 18 offers – Bharti Airtel (4), Uber (4), Cloudtail (3), Accenture Operations (2), Amway (1), Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages (1), Danaher (1), Lenskart (1) and Schneider Electric (1).

High Lateral Placement
The Lateral Placement season for candidates with more than 22 months of work experience saw a high placement trends with more offers being made by firms in varied domains like Consulting, Business Leadership, Product Management, Operations, Category Management, and General Management.

Newton Bishoyi, Student Placement Representative, said, “IIMB has seen a diverse set of new recruiters this time. Strategy consulting and finance continue to be the most sought-after roles followed by general management and marketing.”

IIM Bangalore is an autonomous, standalone management school and not part of any university. It was established in 1973 by the Government of India through the creation of an IIMB Society which is the legal entity behind the institution. The school works within the national policy guidelines established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. It is amongst the top management schools in India and Asia according to several rankings. In 2013, IIMB was re-accredited by European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).

IIMB is the first B-School in Asia to sign an agreement with Harvard Business Publishing (HBP) to   distribute faculty teaching cases. IIMB has also entered into a partnership with Richard Ivey School of Business to co-brand and distribute faculty-authored cases globally.

The industry reinstated its faith in IIM Bangalore as past recruiters along with new recruiters took part in the placement process 2019. 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.

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