IIM Visakhapatnam Placement 2022: Completes 100% Placement with 16% rise in Average Salary at Rs.14.6 LPA; BFSI, IT/ITES, Consulting Top Recruiting Sectors

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March 2, 2022
IIM Visakhapatnam, one of the 7 newest IIMs which started operation with first batch in 2015, has completed 100% placement 2022 registering a 16% rise in average salary which has gone up at Rs.14.6 LPA from Rs.12.62 LPA last year. The highest salary has gone up by 13% at Rs.23.5 LPA from Rs. 20.82 LPA last year. BFSI sector hired 31% students in the virtually conducted placement process which was held on rolling basis
IIM Visakhapatnam placement 2022

Recording yet again 100% placement to its credit, IIM Visakhapatnam has completed final placement 2022 with 15.68% rise in average salary and 13% rise in highest salary for the graduating 6th batch of MBA 2020-22 students. Average salary at IIM Visakhapatnam has gone up at Rs.14.6 LPA while the highest salary has gone up at Rs.23.5 LPA despite the pandemic situation and economic slowdown. BFSI sector hired maximum number of 31% students in the virtually conducted placement process which was held on rolling basis.

With superior all-round performance, the student cohort lived up to the high expectations and landed plum offers in rich profiles and niche roles, from renowned 75+ companies that made placement offers in placement process 2022 of IIM Visakhapatnam. 

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IIM-Visakhapatnam Placement Highlights

  • 100% Placement for the PGP 2020-22 Batch
  • Average Salary has gone up by 15.68% at Rs.14.60 LPA in Placement 2022 from Rs.12.62 LPA last year
  • Highest Salary has gone up by 13% at Rs.23.5 LPA in Placement 2022 from Rs.20.82 LPA last year
  • Median Salary has gone up by 25% at Rs.15 LPA in Placements 2022 from Rs.12 LPA last year
  • Average Salary of Top 10% has gone up by 7% at Rs.20.13 LPA from Rs.18.86 LPA last year
  • Average Salary of Top Quartile has gone up by 5% at Rs.18.07 LPA from Rs.17.23 LPA last year
  • Average Salary of Top Half has gone up at Rs.16.7 LPA from Rs.15.71 LPA last year
  • 75 Companies, with 40 new companies, Participated in Placement 2022
  • Placement was conducted Virtually on a rolling basis
  • BFSI emerged as the top Recruiting sector with 31% students getting Placement offers
  • Top Recruiters include Amazon, Deloitte, HCL, Cognizant, L&T, YES Bank, L&T among others.

Prof. M Chandrasekhar Director, IIM Visakhapatnam, expressing his happiness at the outcome said, “They offered higher packages for coveted roles, pushing .he annual packages northwards. The lucrative opportunities offered to the students are a good reason for celebration” and attributed the achievement of 100% placements to the high-quality learning outcomes facilitated by the largest cohort of faculty among new generation IIMs; and a combination of ability, agility, aptitude and aspirational attitude of the students who quickly adapted themselves to the online mode of classes and leveraged it gainfully to excel academically, evolve emotionally and emerge successfully.

This is the sixth batch at IIM Visakhapatnam and the placements at IIM Vizag have surpassed many long established top B-schools who are yet to complete their final placement 2022. Despite the increasing competition, the IIMV students have shown robust performance in attracting the country’s premier companies. The industry has offered diverse profiles and niche roles.

The Post Graduate Programme (PGP) at Indian Instute of Management (IIM) Visakhapatnam is the flagship management programme leading to MBA degree after successful completion.  Despite the impact of COVID-19 and the market slowdown this year, recruiters reposed continued faith in IIM Visakhapatnam.  Held on a rolling basis, the placement season witnessed more than 75 companies participating in the process and making multiple offers with 40 new recruiters offering roles across various domains, including Consulting, BFSI, Strategy, Sales & Markeng, HR, IT& Analytics.

Key Placement Trends at IIM Visakhapatnam
Continuing the legacy of the record of completing 100% final placement, IIM Visakhapatnam, one of the 7 newest IIMs which started operation with first batch in 2015-16, has reported yet again 100% placement with high average salary for the PGP 2020-22 batch. Last five year placement trends are shared below:

IIM Vizag Placement Year
Average Salary (Rs. In lakhs)
Highest Salary (Rs. In lakhs)
IIMV Placement 2022
IIMV Placement 2021
IIMV Placement 2020
IIMV Placement 2019
IIMV Placement 2018

Source: IIM Visakhapatnam

Top Recruiters
The continued trust and confidence reposed in the students of the Institute resulted in several top-notch recruiters hiring this year too.  Amazon, Virtusa, Deloitte, HCL, Infosys, Cognizant, YES Bank, L&T, Optum Global Solutions, Anand Rathi, ICICI Lombard, TATA AIA, NCR Corporation, Zetwerk, TATA AIG, KPMG, ICICI Bank, HashedIn, IndiaMART, TAFE, TATA Advanced Systems, HSBC, HDFC Bank, GEF India, RedSeer Consulting, TrueBlue Advisory, Tresvista, iQuanti, Tredence, Fraazo, Accolite Digital, Cloud Peritus, HDFC Life, Equitas SF Bank, were among the top recruiters.

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Sectoral Placement
Accounting for 31% placements, the BFSI emerged as the top recruiting sector. The width of placements was divided into following sectors:

  • BFSI: 31%
  • IT/ITES: 26%
  • Consulting: 25%
  • E-Commerce: 7%
  • Manufacturing: 5%
  • FMCG: 3%
  • Healthcare, Construction, Digital Media: 3%

IIM Visakhapatnam Batch Profile
IIM Visakhapatnam PGP 2020-22 batch has more students with work experience, good male-female ratio, good number of students representing other academic than only engineering. Key details of the batch are:

  • Batch size: 133 Students
  • Gender Diversity: There are 69% Male and  31% Female students in the 2020-22 batch of IIM Vizag
  • Cultural Diversity: The students represent 22 States of India in the batch 2020-22

Academic Diversity
Students representing diverse academics are shared below:

Academic Discipline
Percentage of students to total batch
Business Administration

Work Experience
The PGP 2020-22 batch at IIM Visakhapatnam has more students with work experience than the number of freshers as detailed below

Students with work experience

IIM Visakhapatnam is the one among the 7 newest IIMs that have announced and shared the Final Placement report for the PGP batch 2020-22. The achievement is more significant as IIM Visakhapatnam has been able to place its students across companies, sectors and industries, before their convocation.

IIM Visakhapatnam came into being in 2015 as one of the 6 IIMs announced in the Union Budget 2014. While 5 of the 6 IIMs got finalized in the Budget 2014, the fate of IIM Visakhapatnam took the final shape in the Budget 2015 till then it remained a Government Ordinance entity. IIM Bangalore is the mentor to IIM Visakhapatnam. The temporary campus at IIM Visakhapatnam doesn’t have on campus hostel accommodation and candidates are accommodated to off campus hostel accommodation.

Classes at IIM Visakhapatnam are held at the premises allotted to it at Andhra University campus and will continue at the temporary campus till the 300 acre campus of IIM Visakhapatnam gets ready.

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