IIM Udaipur Placement 2021: Sales & Marketing Top Recruiting Domain, 100% Rise in Offers from E-Commerce; Achieves 100% Placement for Largest Batch of 322 Students

MBAUniverse.com News Desk |
March 8, 2021
IIM Udaipur has completed final placement 2021 with more number of recruiters making offers to the largest MBA batch of 325 students. While 3 students opted out of process, 322 got offers from more than 100 companies. Sales & Marketing emerged as top recruiting domain and E-commerce domain saw 100% increase in number of offers. IIM Udaipur will release salary data in October 2021 after getting the Placement report audited as per IPRS standards
IIM Udaipur Placement 2021

IIM Udaipur Placement 2021 for the 10th batch, has concluded with many firsts and rise in number of recruiters, including first time recruiters, all making offers with high salary packages. Achieving yet again 100% placement despite Covid 19 pandemic, IIM Udaipur had the largest MBA batch 2019-21 with 325 students. Out of the batch 3 students opted out of placement process 2021 while 322 got offers from more than 100 companies.

Commenting on the successful final placement 2021, Dr. Janat Shah, Director IIM Udaipur said, “The Institute's 10th batch has received offers from more than a hundred firms, with 60 recruiters partnering with the Institute for the first time." 

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IIM Udaipur Placement 2021: Highlights

  • 100% Placement for the largest ever batch of 322 participating students as against 233 students last year
  • Number of recruiters in Placement 2021 goes up to 100+ from 87 last year
  • Number of new recruiters goes up to 60+
  • Highest number of offers were made for Sales and Marketing function
  • E-Commerce  sector saw 100% increase in number of offers as compared to last year
    Students received offers in the domains of Analytics, Finance, HR, Operations, Sales & Marketing among others
  • Top recruiters included Goldman Sachs,  HSBC,  Accenture, Adani, Aditya Birla, NSE, Bajaj Auto, BPCL, Capgemini, Cummins, HPCL, ICICI Bank, RBI, Titan
  • Students bagged some of the most sought-after investment banking roles at Goldman Sachs and HSBC

Placement 2021: Salary Data
IIM Udaipur prepares its summer and final placement reports according to the Indian Placement Reporting Standards (IPRS). IIM Udaipur is one of five IIMs and a total of 31 Indian B-schools to follow this standard. These reports are audited by an external auditing agency. The IPRS is a framework that aims at standardization of placement reports to make them more transparent and easier to understand, more comparable, and reliable for making decisions. IIM Udaipur will release the placement salary data after the placement 2021 report is audited in the month of October/November 2021. 

Past & New Recruiters
Apart from the legacy recruiters, the 60+ new recruiters at IIM Udaipur also hired in good number. Some of the companies who joined the list of recruiters in Placement 2021 are Accenture Strategy, Accenture Technology, Adani Group, AliveCor India, Asian Paints, and Puma.

Past recruiters like Aditya Birla Capital, Amul, Bajaj Auto, Baker Hughes, BPCL, Capgemini, Cummins, HPCL, ICICI Bank, Reserve Bank of India, Titan also returned to the campus for placement.

Top Recruiters
Goldman Sachs,  HSBC,  Accenture, Adani, AliveCor India, Aditya Birla Capital, NSE, Amul, Bajaj Auto, Baker Hughes, BPCL, Capgemini, Cummins, HPCL, ICICI Bank, Reserve Bank of India, Titan,  Asian Paints, Puma among others were the top recruiters in Placement 2021 at IIM Udaipur

IIM Udaipur Placement Trends
The placement season 2021 at IIM Udaipur was marked with grand success with more offers being made by 100+ recruiters to 322 students of the Institute. Out of the batch size of 2225 students, 3 students did not seek placement at IIM Udaipur this year.  The industry reinstated its faith in the institute as past recruiters along with more new recruiters took part in the placement process 2021. 

Largest Batch Size with 322 Students participating in Placement 2021
The class of PGP 2019-21 has 325 students. Although there are 325 students in the batch, 3 students did not seek placement or are planning entrepreneurship ventures giving a boost to Make in India campaign or going back to join family business or are continuing education. Batch Highlights are:

Total Students in the Batch 2019-21
325
Opted out of Placement process
    3
Sought Placements
322
Total Placed
322

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.

IIM Udaipur: Previous Placement Trends
IIM Udaipur despite being a newer IIM has a consistent record of excellent placement. Last 5 years Placement trends are shared below:

Placement year
Average Salary (Rs. in Lakhs)
Highest Salary Domestic (Rs. in Lakhs)
Highest Salary International (Rs. in Lakhs)
2021
Awaited
Awaited
Awaited
2020
12.93
30.5
25
2019
13.20
27.5
33
2018
13.16
19.5
53
2017
12.84
20.02
28.4

Despite being one of the 6 new IIMs that were announced in 2009 and started functioning in 2010-11 IIM Udaipur has many achievements up its sleeve. Prof Janat Shah, Director IIM Udaipur  shares USPs of IIM Udaipur with the pedagogy and learning experience.  According to him “There are three aspects that are at the heart of teaching and delivery at IIMU: Immersion, Analytics and Entrepreneurship.”

The Industry Mentorship Programme provides access for all students to Industry mentors and graduates from distinguished institutions including alumni of IIM A, IIM B and IIM C. It helps in understanding actual job content and gives a realistic view of various work profiles

Global Immersion has two aspects. The first one is International Business Program (IBP) which provides students an opportunity to undertake 2-3 weeks live projects in foreign offices of a multinational organisation. The program helps students to understand working in a multi-cultural environment. 50-60% of the batch exercises the option of undertaking IBP 

The other aspect is Student Exchange Program: Partner Universities include – Germany: European Business School, HHL Leipzig, FAU Germany; USA: Purdue University, Duke University; China: Tianjin University; France: Normandie Business School; Mexico: UDLA, Puebla

Rural Immersion is a compulsory program where students spend 3-4 days in villages with the objective of understanding the ground realities of rural areas, their problems & challenges and assessing impact of work done by NGOs and Government bodies

IIM Udaipur is the first IIM to have a trading lab functional in its first year of operation. It is a full-fledged Bloomberg Financial Markets Analysis Lab with 12 Terminals. There are very few such Labs in India.

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