IIM Lucknow summer placements 2010-12: 417 offers, Sales & Marketing for 34% of batch, Finance takes 30%

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow completed its summer internship placements for the PGP class of 2012 with 417 offers from 151 companies. A slot-based process spread over 6 days was followed, with 123 offers being made in Slot Zero, said an IIM Lucknow press release.

The 2010-12 PGP batch has a student strength of 414. However according to the student placement coordinator Rahul Joseph, “20 students opted out of the placements to pursue their own interests.”

Batch strength 414
“Opted out” according to IIM Lucknow 20
Students who appeared for placements 394
Number of companies that made offers 151
Total number of offers 417
Avg offers per student 1.05

As many as 34% of the batch will intern in Sales and Marketing profiles, while 30% will intern in Finance profiles. According to the institute, the companies that made the largest bulk of offers were Citibank, ABG, The Boston Consulting Group, Mckinsey & Co, Deloitte, GE, Reliance Industries, TAS, HUL, P&G;, Sony, Cadbury, L&T; and Wipro. The institute refused to disclose how many offers each company made.

Niche profiles offered by: Wolff Olins Dubai (Brand Strategy), Samara Capital, Multiples Alternate Asset Management, Milestone Capital and Walden International.

Key recruiters: Tata Administrative Services, Hindustan Unilever, Procter & Gamble, Aditya Birla Group, Cadbury, Kraft, Diageo, Avendus Capital and BNP Paribas.

Finance: Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Citibank, HSBC, Standard Chartered, American Express, Deutsche Bank, Development Bank of Singapore, Edelweiss Capital, Axis Bank, Elara Capital, Atherstone Capital, SBI Capital, KC Securities, BMR Advisors among others.

FMCG: P&G;, HUL, Reckitt Benckiser, Glaxo Smithkline, Coca?Cola, Pepsi, J&J; Consumer, J&J; Medical, J&J; Pharma, Colgate Palmolive, Nestle, Heinz, Britannia, Asian Paints, Agrotech, Dabur, Marico, Kellog, LOreal, Perfetti Van Melle, ITC, Kraft?Cadbury and Diageo.

Sales and Marketing positions also offered at: Alshaya, Microsoft, Nokia and Bharti Airtel.

Consulting/IT: Deloitte, Cognizant, KPMG, PwC, Mindtree, Wipro and HCL

General Management: GE, Mahindra & Mahindra, Larsen & Toubro, Reliance and RPG.

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