IIM Lucknow has concluded final placement 2019 breaking its own record by achieving again 100% placement in a record time of three days for the 33rd PGP batch 2017-19. With the large batch with 460 students, the recruitment drive saw participation from over 147 domestic and international recruiters. The highlight of the Placement Season was the participation of the companies like Alvarez & Marsal, Aditya Birla Group, Bain & Co, Hindustan Unilever, JP Morgan Chase, MasterCard Advisors, McKinsey and Company, and The Boston Consulting Group. The participation of these firms also marked the ascent of IIM Lucknow as a preferred recruitment destination for consulting, finance and marketing roles in the country.
- Placement process concluded in 3 days
- Largest Ever batch with 460 students
- 147 Recruiters participated in Placement 2019
- 32% offers from Consulting Sector
- Top Recruiters across the sectors include Accenture, Amazon, Deloitte, Flipkart, Boston Consulting Group
Key Placement Trends
The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow has completed the Final Placements for the class of 2017-19 of the two-year Post Graduate Programme. Continuing the legacy of successfully placing 100 percent of the batch, this year also IIM Lucknow has placed all the 460 students within record time. The top 4 segments based on roles offered were consulting, finance, sales & marketing and business development including some extremely sought after and niche profiles in the finance domain. The rest of the offers came from domains such as operations/supply chain, general management, systems/IT, market research, analytics, and HR.
Some of the top recruiters across different sectors were Accenture, Amazon, Deloitte, Flipkart, and The Boston Consulting Group.
First Time Recruiters
First-time recruiters at IIM Lucknow Placement 2019 include Artefact, ACT, Axis Capital, Bain & Company, IQVIA, KOIS Invest, Ola, Optum, Udaan, Whiteboard Capital, Xiaomi among others.
International profiles were offered by Artefact, IQVIA, and Splash (Landmark group). The institute also saw the highest number of offers being made during its lateral placement process.
Sectoral Placement 2019
The top segments based on roles offered were consulting (32%), finance (16%), sales & marketing (16%), e-Commerce (15%), general management (14%), and systems/IT (10%). The strong focus on finance at IIM Lucknow supported the B-school in attracting diverse roles in the finance domain. Rest of the offers came from domains such as market research, analytics, business development, social media marketing, HR among others.
Consulting Sector: 32% Offers
In the consulting domain, Accenture, Alvarez & Marsal, Bain & Co, McKinsey & Co and the Boston Consulting Group among others made 145 offers, with Accenture, Deloitte, and the Boston Consulting Group being the top 3 recruiters.
General Management: 14% Offers
The General Management domain saw participation from companies such as Aditya Birla Group (ABG), Airtel, Hinduja Group, Lodha Group and RPG among others. ABG and RPG are the highest recruiters in this domain.
BFSI sector saw the participation of a number of firms hiring for a diverse set of profiles. The campus secured its position as a potential recruiting destination amongst premium Slot 0 recruiters. BFSI sector saw a total of 81 offers by firms such as Axis Capital, Avendus Capital, Citibank, DBS, Edelweiss, ICICI Bank, JP Morgan Chase, KOIS Invest, Kotak Bank, Whiteboard Capital and among others. The major roles were in front end investment banking, global markets, investment research, corporate/wholesale/retail banking, market research, trading, and operations.
FMCG/consumer goods/telecom/digital media sector
In the FMCG/consumer goods/telecom/digital media sector, over 70 offers were made with some of the top firms being Airtel, Colgate Palmolive, Dr. Reddy’s, GSK, Hindustan Unilever, ITC, P&G, Pepsi, Puma, Samsung, and Star TV. In addition to the traditional sales & marketing roles, these firms offered roles in supply chain management, IT, corporate finance, HR and analytics with some of them being exclusive roles for IIM Lucknow.
Some of the firms from the IT/e-Commerce/Technology sectors were Amazon, Flipkart, Google, and Wipro. These firms opened not only IT/Systems profiles but also roles such as category management, sales enablement, business development, supply chain management, product marketing, strategic alliances, program manager and analytics.
This year, having placed one of the largest IIM batches within three days, securing the highest number of lateral offers ever and having achieved consecutive 100% placements, IIM Lucknow has raised the bar for placements in Indian B-schools.
IIM Lucknow. was established in 1984 and is the 4th IIM in the family of IIMs as it came into being after IIM Ahmedabad, Calcutta and Bangalore. IIM Lucknow is one of top rated B schools in the country. In the MINT-MBAUniverse.com ranking 2017-18 IIM Lucknow stands at the 4th position.
In 2005 IIM Lucknow expanded its area of influence in management education by setting up a satellite campus for executive education at NOIDA in Delhi NCR making IIM Lucknow as the first IIM to set up such a campus in the country.
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