IRMA Placement 2021: Achieves 100% Placements with Average Salary at Rs.10.76 LPA & Highest Salary at Rs.19 LPA; 105 Companies Make 330 Offers in Virtually Conducted Process


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April 2, 2021
Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA), a pioneering academic institution in rural management education and research has yet again scaled new heights in virtually conducted final Placements 2021. Achieving 100% Placements, IRMA has recorded average salary at Rs.10.76 LPA while the highest salary stood at Rs.19 LPA. IRMA students have received 330 job offers from 105 companies
IRMA Placement 2021

IRMA Anand Placement 2021 for the 2019-21 batch is concluded achieving yet again 100% placements. The placement process was conducted virtually to safeguard the students, recruiters and faculty from any untoward incident due to Covid pandemic.

A pioneering academic institution in rural management education and research, Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA), has completed final placements for the 40th batch (2019-21) of its flagship Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Rural Management), the PGDM(RM). Due to the on-going pandemic IRMA conducted the entire placements process virtually where recruiters and students participated in an online mode.

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The placements process for the batch of 215 students began on February 2, 2021, and IRMA secured 100% placements again, despite an economically tough year. Prof. Aashish Argade chaired the placements activities this year.

105 organizations participated in the placement process 2021 and made more than 330 offers. The highest package offered was Rs. 19 lakh per annum, and the lowest package was Rs. 5.4 lakhs per annum, across organizations ranging from not-for-profit to for-profit. The median package was Rs.10.35 lakh per annum and the mean package was Rs. 10.81 lakh.

IRMA Placement 2021: Key Highlights

  • Highest Salary stood at Rs.19 LPA
  • Average Salary stood at Rs.11.17 LPA for Corporate Sector
  • Average Salary for Development Sector stood at Rs.8.43 LPA
  • 330 job offers received from 105 recruiters for 215 students
  • Overall Mean Package was Rs.10.76 LPA
  • 27 Secure PPOs including one International PPO
  • Top 10 percentile average salary was Rs.16.58 LPA
  • Top 25% of the Batch Average Salary was Rs.14.55 LPA
  • Top 50% of the Batch Average Salary was Rs. 13.05 LPA

An important highlight of placements this year has been the active participation of several start-ups. While a majority of the positions were in sales and marketing functions, this year also saw organizations recruiting students for mainstream finance, supply chain and procurement roles as well.

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Diverse Set of Recruiters
A diverse set of recruiters participated in the IRMA campus placement process which included dairy cooperatives, banks, NBFCs, agribusinesses, NGOs and public sector organizations. Out of 215 students in the batch, 27 secured Pre-placement Offers (PPO) based on the work done in internships and live projects. One of the PPOs was an international offer with Mahyco International in the APAC region.

Top Recruiters
A total of 28 students took up offers made by NGOs, Government and Development agencies and CSR foundations.

Organizations including Vedanta CSR, NTPC CSR, Brooke India, Foundation for Development of Rural Value Chains (FDRVC), BAIF Development Research Foundation, BRLPS – JEEVIKA, Panchayati Raj-Govt. of Telangana, and Access Livelihoods Consulting (ALC) were other prominent recruiters.

Agribusiness corporations including ITC Agribusiness Division, Dabur India, Godrej Agrovet, Coromandel International, Adani Wilmar, Cargill, among others, participated in the placements. Recruiters from the retail sector included More Retail and Reliance Retail. From the domain of Consulting, Grant Thornton Bharat LLP, CMS, and Technopak Advisors were the prominent recruiters. From the AgTechdomain, Reliance Jio, Grow Indigo, DeHaat, Intello Labs, among others, participated.

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From the Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) domain, ICICI Bank, IDFC First Bank, Axis Bank, Fullerton, Vivriti Capital, Northern Arc Capital, Navadhan Capital, Caspian Impact Investments, SBI General Insurance, IFFCO Tokio General Insurance, Arth Rural, along with small finance banks like Utkarsh SFB, ESAF SFB, participated.

The Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA), established in 1979 by the father of white revolution Dr Verghese Kurien, is a pioneering academic institution in rural management education and research. It is committed to pursuing excellence along with creativity and integrity. The unique strength of IRMA is its concern with integrating development and management in all its endeavours and activities. This perspective sets IRMA apart from other management and rural development institutions, which are largely concerned with either management or development but not both.

Today, IRMA is recognized not only as an institution of excellence in teaching and research but also for having successfully created the new discipline of rural management. Its path-breaking approach is being emulated by other institutions in India and abroad. As a premier institution of professional education and development IRMA has evolved unique curricula for its various programmes.

IRMA offers two years PG Diploma in Rural Management apart from other management programmes.

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