IIM Ahmedabad has completed the placement for the Class 2017 of Post Graduate Programme in Management with students placed across more than 10 companies, Amazon being the top recruiter by sweeping 18 candidates.
One of India’s premium management institutions, IIM Ahmedabad has completed its placement for the Class 2017 of Post-Graduation Programme (PGP) in Management. More than 100 firms participated in the placement event and Amazon with 18 offer, became the star of the show. McKinsey & Company picked up 15 students in the consulting domain and among global banks, Goldman Sachs was the biggest recruiter with 9 offers. Also, Hindustan Unilever picked 7, Procter & Gamble 6, SC Johnson 6 and Samsung 6.
The placement process was conducted in two stages. The first was the Laterals process for students with prior work experience. More than 30 firms hired from diverse sectors such as technology, consulting, Pharmaceuticals and analytics. In the second stage of the Final placement process, firms were grouped into cohorts based on the profile offered, and groups of cohorts were invited to campus across different clusters.
Recruiters in the management and niche consulting domain included Accenture Strategy, A.T. Kearney, Bain & Co., McKinsey & Co. and Oliver Wyman among others. The investment banking and markets space included Citibank, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Kotak IB and Standard Chartered while BFSI had American Express, FinIQ, Fullerton and RBL along others.
Sales and marketing roles were offered by the likes of Airtel, Asian Paints, HUL, ITC, Nestle, P&G, and Reckitt Benckiser among others. The general management cohort saw participation from Aditya Birla Group, Tata Administrative Services, C.K. Birla and Mahindra & Mahindra. The Enterprise Tech and Consumer Tech cohorts saw participation from firms like MobiKwik, Rivigo and Sprinklr among others.