Shillong: IIM Shillong has concluded summer placements for the 2018-20 batch, comprising of 180 students, with the highest stipend of 3 lakhs and average stipend of 1.12 lakhs, implying a jump of 29% from last year. The top 20% and top 50% of the batch secured an average stipend of 2.44 lakhs and 1.7 lakhs respectively.
The summer placement season at IIM Shillong witnessed participation from 54 recruiters, spanning across various domains such as Sales & Marketing, Strategy & Consulting, General Management, Finance, Operations and Human Resources. Sales & Marketing continued to be the most sought-after domain this year, with 38% of the total offers made to the participants.
As a testimony to the industries’ increasing faith in IIM Shillong’s emphasis on rigorous academics, the season witnessed participation of several prominent regular recruiters like Aditya Birla Group, Amazon, BPCL, Deloitte USI, Fidelity Investments, Google, HSBC Bank, ICICI Bank, ITC, JSW Group, Nomura Investment Bank, TATA Motors, TATA Steel, Titan, ValueLabs and Yes Bank. The institute also hosted many first-time recruiters including AB InBev, Bajaj Finserv, Cipla, DE Shaw, Emami, GMM Pfaudler, Goldman Sachs, Henkel, Maruti, Pidilite, TATA Capital, TIW Private Equity, Ultratech, United Breweries and Xiaomi.
The PGP 2018-20 batch of IIM Shillong, which proudly boasts of its academic, gender and industrial experience diversity, has been offered several roles ranging across Advisory, Analytics, Change Management, Consulting, Corporate Strategy, Equity Research, Global Investment Research, Global Management, International Business, Investment Banking, Market Research, Product Management, Sales & Marketing, Strategy & Operations, Supply Chain Management and Talent Acquisition.
While IIM Shillong continued to strengthen its hold on Consulting, Finance, General Management and Sales & Marketing, the offers in Human Resources and Operations observed a huge jump this year, with 60% increase in the number of offers made in Operations and 125% increase in the highest stipend offered in Human Resources.
Amazon, Deloitte USI, HDFC Bank, Pidilite and TATA Steel made the maximum number of offers this year.