New Delhi: IIM Calcutta successfully concluded its final placement process for the PGDM batch of 2017.The entire process was completed, with 100% placement for the batch within a record three days, in the second week of February. There were total 474 top notch offers including significant number of International offers. The highest domestic package was Rs. 70 lakh per annum, whereas the highest international package amounted to $130,000 per annum, reaffirming the belief of the recruiters in the talent pool of IIM Calcutta students.
Finance sector continued to churn out the maximum number of offers thus strengthening the image of IIM Calcutta as the Finance campus of Asia. 29% of the total offers were made in this sector by top recruiters like Arga Investment, BAML, Citibank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, JPMC etc.
Consulting sector emerged as the second highest recruiter contributing to 22% of the total offers made. Top recruiters in this sector were Accenture, AT Kearney, Bain, BCG, McKinsey.
General Management firms also recruited in big numbers this year. 15% offers were made in this sector by top firms like Aditya Birla Group, CK Birla Group, TAS etc.
Sales & marketing roles contributed to 12% of the total offers, predominantly given by firms like HUL, ITC, P&G, Reckitt Benckiser etc.
Apart from these, e-commerce and IT roles also contributed to 14% of the total offers and companies like Amazon, Wipro etc. hired in big numbers.