IIM Kozhikode summer placements 2010-12: 360 offers, 47% get Finance+Marketing/Sales

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Summer placements for the PGP class of 2010-12 at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Kozhikode yielded 360 offers from a total of 125 companies. Following the trend at other campuses until now, the two largest chunks of internships were in the Finance and Sales/Marketing functions.

IIM Kozhikode followed a rolling process for the summer placements that stretched for about a month, said Placements Committee member Chirantan Shah. Although the batch size was 323, the number of students who availed of an internship through the institute’s process was 308. The remaining 15 signed out or landed up an internship through their own networks.

Although 130 companies participated, 125 could make offers. Eventually, offers at 118 companies were accepted.

Batch strength 323
Did not participate in summer placements 15
Effective n0 of students who appeared for summer placements 308
Number of companies that made offers 125
Total number of offers 360
Avg offers per student 1.17

A quarter of the batch of 2010-12 at IIM Kozhikode will intern in Sales and Marketing roles, while 22% will intern in Finance roles. 20% of the batch landed internships in Consulting roles.

Hindustan Unilever, P&G;, Deutsche Bank, Citi, HSBC, ITC, Deloitte, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Arthur D Little, JPMorgan Chase, Colgate-Palmolive, Johnson & Johnson, PepsiCo and Standard Chartered Bank were some of the global behemoths to recruit summer interns from the campus.

Some of the participating companies

Sales and Marketing: HUL, ITC, Marico, Colgate- Palmolive, PepsiCo, Asian Paints, Johnson & Johnson, Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages, Madura Garments, Kelloggs, Heinz, Voltas, Tata Steel, Perfetti van Melle, Titan, Idea, Bharti Airtel and Avon.

Finance: Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan Chase, HSBC, Citi, Standard Chartered Bank, American Express, Elara Capital, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, Singhi Advisors, UTI Mutual Funds, Birla Sun Life, Pears Capital and in Corporate finance L&T; and Escorts Group.

Consulting: Arthur D Little, Deloitte, PwC, Boston Analytics , Evolution Partners, Aqua MCG, Wipro, Capgemini, Knowledgefaber, Emergent Ventures, Asclepius Consulting, Littler Associates and Mindtree Consulting.

General management and Operations: Reliance Industries Ltd, Reliance Power (ADAG), Mahindra, Jindal Power and Steel, Apollo Hospitals, Ashok Leyland, L&T; and Bertling Logistics.

IT: Cognizant, TCS, Hewlett Packard, HCL, Patni, Aricent, Genpact and Tata Elxsi.

Media: MSM India (previously Sony Entertainment Television), Bennett Coleman & Co, McCann Erikson, Ogilvy & Mather, PMG Sports.

Some new recruiters: Saint Gobain, Daimler India, Onida, Cinepolis, Grasim, HT Media, GSS Infotech, Reubro International, UST Global and Astro All Asia Networks Plc.

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