IIM Kozhikode has once again successfully completed its Final Placements season for the PGP batch of 2013-15 and reaffirmed its position as one of the leading B-schools of the country.
IIM Kozhikode continues to be a trendsetter in promoting gender diversity as evidenced by the 54% intake of female students in the batch of 2015. The batch also had a good proportion of freshers and experienced professionals, with freshers accounting for 34% of the batch.
Roles & Recruiters
Banking & Financial Services
Finance firms made offers to 19% of the batch with prominent recruiters like Axis Bank, Citibank, CRISIL, Deutsche Bank, Edelweiss, Fidelity, Goldman Sachs, HSBC GR, ICICI, ICRA, J. P. Morgan, Nomura, SBI and Yes Bank offering roles in Investment Banking, Risk Analysis, Global Investment Research, Commercial Banking, Indian and International Financial Institution Management and Cards Management.
Lucrative roles in General Management were offered to 15% of the batch by Airtel, Aditya Birla Group, Altisource, Future Group, Godrej, ICICI Prudential, InMobi, Mahindra Group, Philips, Reliance, RPG, Snapdeal, TAS, and Tata Communications.
IT & ITES
The technology, business intelligence and allied fields vertical included companies like Asian Paints, ATS, Capgemini, Google, HCL, Hexaware, HP, HUL, Indus Valley Partners, Mahindra Comviva, Microsoft, Mindtree, mPhasis, TCS, and Wipro recruiting 14% of the batch.
Strategy / Operations
In the Strategy domain, Ananda Bazar Patrika (ABP Group) and Cipla offered notable roles. Students were handpicked for niche roles in Financial and Marketing Strategy by Mr. George Muthoot, MD Muthoot Finance. Roles in Operations were offered by Amazon, Asian Paints, Flipkart and Snapdeal.
Sales & Marketing
Sales and Marketing domain saw 23% of the batch securing offers in companies like Arvind Lifestyle, Bajaj Auto, Bluestone, Britannia, Coffee Day Beverages, GSK Pharma, HCCB, Heinz, HUL, Idea, ITC, Lenovo, Marico, Mogae Media, Nestle, People Interactive, PepsiCo, Pidilite, Raymond, Samsung, Snapdeal, Tata Steel, and Vodafone.
Diverse roles in the Consulting domain were offered by Accenture Strategy, Avalon Consulting, Cognizant Business Consulting, Deloitte, EXL Services, Genpact, IBM, Infosys MCS, KPMG, MuSigma, Paramount and ZS Associates to 23% of the batch.
Placements Season in 2015 witnessed Consulting and Sales & Marketing emerge as the strong domains with the maximum number of offers. Finance domain offers followed close behind. The number of PPOs increased by 38% over those in 2014, highlighting the students’ impressive performance during their summer internship stints. The number of offers per recruiter increased by 13% this year as companies opened new roles in an acknowledgement to the students’ varied skill-sets.
- The batch had total of 349 students with 99 Companies visiting the campus
- There were total of 72 PPOs
- The highest domestic salary was INR 29.5 lacs, median salary was INR 14 lacs and average salary stood at INR 15.22 lacs