IIM-B: 97 companies including 39 new firms participate in final placements

Overall, 25 pc of the batch accepted a position in a consulting career, known for its demand for multi-functional skills, cutting across Finance, Strategy and Marketing. Boston Consulting Group was the single largest recruiter among the Consulting firms in this yearas placement, inducting 10 IIM-B students. The other sectors that have seen significant number of positions being offered include Finance (29 pc), Marketing (16 pc), and General Management (16 pc). Seven students opted out of the final placements process to realize their dream of becoming entrepreneurs.

Companies like Career Launcher and TIME represented the educational sector while the green energy sector was represented by firms like Ecologix and Enzen which also offered international postings. Companies that recruited in the Oil & Gas and related services domain were GAIL, IOCL, BPCL, Castrol, OWS, etc. Firms like Booz & Co, Aviva, TVS Capital, visited the IIMB campus for the first time for final placements. UAE Exchange International offered positions in Dubai and the middle-east.

The consulting recruiters visiting the IIM-B campus included Boston Consulting Group, McKinsey & Co, Bain & Co, Arthur D Little, Deloitte, Accenture, Booz & Co, and Diamond. PE firms such as ChrysCapital and Baring Private Equity also recruited from IIM Bangalore. Some of the major banks that recruited this year were Standard Chartered, American Express, Citigroup, HSBC, Merrill Lynch, Royal Bank of Scotland etc.

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