Dull placement season did not affect IMT Hyderabad

Hyderabad: MBA graduates from top colleges like IMT-Hyderabad are still in high demand amid challenging placement scenario this year. Though companies were cautious in hiring, the 2016-18 batch of students at Institute of Management Technology (IMT) – Hyderabad today announced that 75% of its student are placed this season. Dull placement season did not affect us, the released stated.

More than 75% the students have been already placed with highest CTC of 12 lacs per annum top 100 average CTC being INR 7.56 LPA.

Some of the top recruiters this season were Amazon, Kantar, Deloitte, FactSet, ICICI Bank, Bluestar, CBRE, FactSet, NephroPlus, HDFC Bank, along with a host of new recruiters such as Verity Knowledge Solutions, TresVista Financial Services, Novartis, Kaara Infosystems, TVS Motors, Walmart etc, the release added.

For blue-chip companies and recruiters, MBA talent continues to be a key driver of their growth. Digital transformation of businesses and the emerging opportunities that arose from the current dynamic business environment are some of the primary areas IMT Hyderabad graduates were hired for this year.

“The mood is relaxed, the trend is encouraging and we are not in a hurry to wrap up the placement session. We are looking forward to the remaining placement season with optimism and confident of going past the highest offer of 22.5 LPA offered last year”, said Prof. Satish Ailawadi, Director at IMT Hyderabad.

Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Hyderabad engages with corporates through several initiatives. Business leaders and senior corporate professionals play an integral part in course development and deliver 15% sessions in regular courses to familiarize the students with the real time business scenario.

According to Prof. Dhananjay Singh, Chairperson Admissions and faculty in marketing at IMT Hyderabad, “Initiatives like the leadership series, mentor-mentee program; deliberations with subject matter experts from the corporate, on hot topics are held yearlong to be in touch with the corporate world. The institute also brings together corporate executives engaging them in various initiatives beyond structured classroom setup like the ‘Ace Connect’ – where Cricket, Football, Volleyball, and Basketball matches are held in the 30 acre campus where corporate participates in groups. The Industry centric approach has paid us well. The continuous engagements with members of the corporate world provide the students’ with tremendous learning opportunity”.

IMT Hyderabad offers PGDM program in Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management, Business Analytics and Information Technology, Operations Management, General Management and has tie ups with 22 Global Universities in 17 countries for student and faculty exchange programs.