Lucknow, Oct 16: Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIML) has broke its placement record and registered 100% summer placements in a time of 4.5 days only.
"IIM Lucknow has achieved 100 per cent summer placements for its 30th batch of 464 students, in a record time of 4.5 days. The institute had created history last year by placing the entire batch in 5.5 days during summer Placements and five days during Final Placements", an IIM release issued here said.
The recruitment drive at one of the country's premier management institutes saw participation from 164 domestic and international recruiters. The highlight of the placement season was participation of firms like JP Morgan, Alvarez and Marsal, an international mutual fund company and 4 Indian private equity players.
The top four segments based on roles offered were sales and marketing, finance, consulting and business development, including some extremely sought after and niche profiles in the finance domain. The rest of the offers came from domains such as operations/supply chain, general management, systems/IT, market research, analytics and HR.
Some of the top recruiters across different sectors were Amazon, Aditya Birla Group, Accenture, MH Alshaya, Cipla, Flipkart, Goldman Sachs, Hindustan Unilever, McKinsey, P&G, The Boston Consulting Group and Wipro. Some of the top firms from the FMCG/consumer goods/telecom sector were Asian Paints, Airtel, Coke, Colgate Palmolive, Dabur, GSK Consumer, Hindustan Unilever, ITC, Kellogg's, Mondelez, Marico, Mars, P&G, Pepsi, Reckitt Benckiser and Vodafone. In addition to the traditional sales and marketing roles, these firms offered roles in supply chain management, IT, finance, HR, analytics with some of them being exclusive roles for IIM Lucknow. P&G, which was the top recruiter in this segment, opened the highest number of profiles this year.
Banking Financial Services and Institution (BFSI) sector saw the participation of JP Morgan this year which hired IIML students for its 'Front-End Markets' profile. One of the additions to IIML portfolio was the social impact and education sector with a total of 14 firms, offering roles in sales and marketing, market research, business development, finance, IT, policy research and project implementation.