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[image] _IIM Indore campus (*Photo: Naveen Gupta*)_ As many as 126 companies visited the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indore for final placements for the PGP batch of 2010-12. According to the placement team of IIM Indore, out of a total batch of 443 students, the institute ...
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Metallica7: Good you apologised about the GS "thing", and you would do good to refer to MDI's placement reports for the last few (4 or 5 years, consecutive), where you would find Goldman Sachs loud and clear. Agree with Abhishek on the over enthusiasm about GS, but no better way to douse it by giving some plain facts. GS has been recruiting from MDI for 3 of its most coveted profiles (Asset Management, Investment Banking, Equity Research). Infact, it started going to Indore much later than MDI, and as far as I know, that's not for all the profiles. Last year (my batch, MDI) GS made a whopping 15 offers. The other point, batch size. I don't know if MDI's placement report is better than Indore's or some other institute because of bath size, or other fundamental strengths. Even if it is batch size, that's a fact. And stop cribbing on the old Government vs. Private school comparison, or else, things may just be too surprising once you land inside your school. Good Luck!
sorry bro...but have a look at my initial post once again...i never bashed or bad-mouthed any college..

I completely agree with your demarcation of colleges and this has been highlighted in my post.

I do agree that my initial posts were for seeking advice on joining NM...and after talking to place-com members and my frnds i made my final decision.

and thru my post i was not telling anyone to join NM or any other specific college...never mentioned it anywhere in my post...but i just felt that those 3 people had taken an emotional decision which is not fair when your career is at stake.


It will be logical if all such advices are sought on the thread of the relevant institute. Every year, a lot of such advices are given purportedly to dissuade others from joining MDI and increase one's own chances.
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@Seniors,

Can somebody please confirm...was it Accenture(IT consulting) or (Business Consulting) profile offered..?

@ Treacherous.....can u throw some light on this.....:)


Both of them recruited
Well, I see quite some activity here!

I passed out of MDI, PGPM in 2011 and so I thought I might as well clear a few doubts here and there, even as Abhishek and his team are doing a wonderful job.

MDI has had a splendid placement season and I must mention a few noteworthy points. Our largest recruiters in terms of numbers have been Goldman Sachs (15 offers) and P&G; (10 offers), both of which pay well above 15 lakhs. Quite a few top recruiters which choose to recruit from MDI and only the topmost b schools, and I repeat, quite a few ones, do not go to one or the other of the 6 IIMs for recruitment (which incidentally is also the case where I have a campus offer from). And if you already do not know, MDI has a strict no differential policy so it does not accept any differential salaries from an organization which recruits for a similar profile at an A, B or C.

Having said that, the beauty of MDI placements lies not just in numbers. Infact, it is in the sheer diversity of profiles that we get cutting across domains and organizations. Let me try and explain this. An HSBC or a P&G; in the placement report of a competing institute can be very misleading. In effect, they may just offer an operations or a technology role while at the same time counting the offers in BFS and FMCG sectors respectively. So while an I Bank like JPMC may look enticing, there is little craze among b school students for its Operations or IT profile. On the contrary, the strength of MDI lies in not being branded as a Fin/ Mark/ Ops/ IT campus and so offering you a diverse range of profiles, in effect, giving you the ability to 'choose'.

International Placements ! Well, MDI doesn't have any (there are a few companies which have definite international stints just after joining, but let's not count them as international offers) such 'international placements'. For record, almost all of them (Exclude A, B and C campuses) are offers made in countries such as Libya, Kenya and so on. While at this point you may be enamored by an 'international' offer, the reality is that a lot of people in b schools don't even apply for such jobs.

Some of you have also discussed about the charm of an IIM tag, especially since the new IIMs have come up. Well, once inside, you would realize that a 'tag' is not what makes a great b school and consequently great placements. For instance, a friend from one of the new IIMs is interning with Standard Chartered presently at a stipend of Rs. 20000/ month. However at MDI and the other tier 1 b schools, Standard Chartered paid a 2 month stipend of Rs. 150000. And if I am not mistaken, Standard Chartered was also the largest recruiter at MDI this summer picking 8 students

I see that unlike in the past, I have written quite a post here ! You may have doubts/ comments and I am sure the MDI team here would take care of them. I am not very frequent on PG and so my responses may be delayed.

Thanks & Good Luck !!
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thegreatkrishna
Krishna Sheshadri @thegreatkrishna
[image] _(Photo Credit: *Varun Saxena*)_ National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai completed its combined placement process for 328 students across four post-graduate programs. Three-quarters of the batch secured operations management, consulting and IT roles. ...
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@Anirban: It is not ABC which has recruited from NITIE but Accenture Technologies which recruited for their IT consulting profile. And indeed, the package offered by Accenture Technologies was 9.7 lakhs (CTC) for 2+ years of experience
The juniors are doing a wonderful job here ! Still, I thought I must pitch in with some placement news (with Abhishek's permission, ofcourse..!!), now that the official placement report has been released.

The largest recruiters in PGPM have been Goldman Sachs (15 offers) and P&G; (10 offers), which are heavyweights in Finance and Marketing respectively (and very heavy paymasters too !!). The list of companies which recruited represents an array of the most respected companies across sectors.
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how sure r u? is it that 75 seats were left and they have given 75 waitlist clearance or is it that these 75 consists buffer calls too??

its getting tougher day by day...

Normally, these 75 seats would include the buffer calls too (as per last year trends). The previous year waitlists have moved higher due to the high stress on CAT scores, and hence a huge overlap with some other institutes.

This year, with a reduced focus on CAT, I am afraid the same might not be the scenario.

Congratulations to the selected ones. For those in the waitlist, keep your fingers crossed. I am sure with time, there will be movement across streams.
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anshuljain_iitd Says
hahaahhaha....i liked d humor!!!!


I don't know if it further adds to the humour, but each of you will have a Pigeon Hole after you join MDI
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Apurv
Apurv Pandit @Apurv
The combined placements for the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade's (IIFT) Delhi and Kolkata campuses concluded with 161 students of MBA (International Business) 2008-10 batch receiving jobs across 62 companies. Of the 164-strong batch, 114 students belonged to the Delhi campus and 60 to the Kolk...
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@ arpitzwurld Agree with what you say @ Abhijitonline I do not know if that anonymous user name refers to me, for if it does, you have made another mistake. And well said on two counts: You certainly don't have the charisma to guide people towards an XYZ b school, for if you did, you would not be caught doing that by many, including me. Secondly, you shall not add more useless comments
Apurv
Apurv Pandit @Apurv
The combined placements for the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade's (IIFT) Delhi and Kolkata campuses concluded with 161 students of MBA (International Business) 2008-10 batch receiving jobs across 62 companies. Of the 164-strong batch, 114 students belonged to the Delhi campus and 60 to the Kolk...
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@ abhijitonline I mentioned your posts have been criticised earlier and so I shared the link. It is evident in that very link that you have been trying to assume the role of a preacher, trying to 'guide' people towards an XYZ b school. And for that, you drag other b schools. Time and again, you bring in the issue of transparency. Appreciate that it was Apurv's analysis that required the college to clarify. Just because you are joining an XYZ institute doesn't mean you shoot everyone who writes about it !!