New Delhi: IMI New Delhi, one of India’s leading management schools, has concluded its final placements for the 2017-2019 batch with all 303 students across PGDM, PGDM-HRM, and PGDM-B&FS securing offers from 102+ recruiters.
A whopping 39% of the batch opted to pursue a career in the Banking and Financial Services sector. The banking sector witnessed prestigious companies offering coveted profiles such as Corporate Banking, Corporate Finance, Equity Research, Credit Rating and Wealth Management to the students. Industry leaders such as Darashaw, HDFC Bank, HSBC, CitiBank, Axis Bank, Tata AIA, ICICI Bank, ICICI Prudential, Yes Bank, CRISIL, Tata Capital, IDFC Bank, DHFL Pramerica Life Insurance, Tata Capital, ICICI Securities, Aye Finance, Evalueserve and eClerx participated in the process.
During the 2017-2019 placement season, 46% new recruiters participated in the final process. There was also a 15% increase in average CTC offered to female candidates. In addition, there was also a 25% increase in the highest package offered to PGDM-B&FS program. 20.75 lack per annum was the highest CTC offered this year in the manufacturing sector, while there was a 25% increase in the number of pre-placement offers (PPOs). This year saw 50 PPOs being offered to students.
Prof. Shailendra Nigam, Dean- Corporate Relations and Placements, IMI New Delhi, said, “We would like to congratulate all the students for securing the best opportunities and wish them all the very best in their careers. We also want to thank all the firms and companies that participated in the placement process this year and made it another successful one for the institute. We firmly believe that our students will do extremely well in their respective jobs and roles, and take the Institute’s illustrious legacy forward.”
With 16% of the batch opting for a career in IT/ITES sector, IMI New Delhi witnessed a plethora of companies offering diverse profiles in this sector. The major recruiters from this sector were Accenture, Capgemini, Infosys, Genpact, Wipro, HCL, Genpact, Infosys BPM, Hughes Systique, RTDS, NIIT Technologies, Mahindra Comviva and many more.
7% of the students opted for top positions in FMCG/FMCD/Retail/Real Estate/Media sector. FMCG, FMCD and Retail sectors like every other year saw industry heavyweights offer profiles in Corporate Finance, Operations, Sales and Marketing and Supply Chain. Industry leaders such as Hindustan Unilever Ltd, Emami, Asian Paints, Nestle, Reckitt Benckiser, Fairtrade, CBRE, Piramal, Decathlon, Mother Dairy, IKEA, Orient Electric, Café Coffee Day, Relaxo and Pladis offered key roles. Leading recruiters from sectors like media and E-commerce included Cinepolis, Sony Pictures Network India, OYO, Lenskart, Zomato, Radio Mirchi and Click Labs.
9% of the batch was offered an opportunity to pursue a career in the Manufacturing and Logistics sector. Profiles in Operations, Sales and Marketing, Supply Chain Management were offered by leading conglomerates and industry stalwarts such as Reliance Industries Limited, RPG Enterprises, Shell, BMW, Trafigura, Gulf Oil, IOCL, Vedanta, DCM Shriram, Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicles, Nissan, TATA Motors and many more. 21% of the batch was offered an opportunity to pursue a career in the Consulting sector, across top profiles offered by companies such as Bloomberg, Deloitte, EY India, KPMG, Nielsen, EYGDS, Gartner, GEP, Euromonitor International and Bain Capability Centre.
In the PGDM-B&FS program 49% of the students opted for a career in the Banking and Finance Services Sector, 35% of the students opted for a similar career in consulting sector and the rest 16% opted for similar profiles in the IT/ITES and Manufacturing Sector. The HR program attracted opportunities for the batch sectors such as IT & ITES sector (39%), Consulting (28%), BFSI (22%), followed by Manufacturing (8%).