Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad Placements

  Ahmedabad   UGC, Public (Autonomous)   ESTD 1961
  Ahmedabad   UGC, Public (Autonomous)   ESTD 1961


IIM Ahmedabad Placements:

The placement process practised by IIM Ahmedabad is a student-oriented process that aims to guarantee placements for the entire batch. The Placement Committee is elected by the student body and they act as liaisons between the Institute administration, students and recruiters.

The placement process for the PGP and PGP-FABM courses consist of two phases – summer placements for the first-years and final placements for the final year students. The placement for the graduating batch is conducted by two levels.

The first step sees the laterals process where and firms interview students with prior work experience for mid-level managerial positions. The final step sees companies from multiple sectors hire candidates.

IIM-A is the only IIM to provide its students with the flexibility of making “dream” applications to companies of their choice in a cluster even with an offer in hand.

IIM Ahmedabad Placements Highlights

  • The placement season starts when the students reach their seventh term.
  • The process is supposed to be one week long. The final offers are made or decided during the bounds of the placement week.
  • The industry-specific programmes which cater to practising professionals have a rolling process in place to suit their needs and schedule.
  • Sponsored students are not eligible for placements.
  • Students on sabbaticals or study leaves from their employers are only eligible for placements if they can produce a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from their employers.

IIM Ahmedabad Placements Process 2019 Highlights

  • The entire placement process was over in three days. The last date was 14-February-2019.
  • The median salary offered to the placed candidates has increased from INR 27.2 lakhs per annum to INR 29.6 lakhs per annum.
  • 139 companies had come over to IIM-A as recruiters.
  • 184 job offers were made to the candidates participating in the placement process.
  • The most popular domains turned out to be Consulting (with 27% of the batch) and

Finance (with 15% of the batch).

  • 143 dream applications were made across 23 domains.

IIM Ahmedabad Placements Trends

Year Top Salary (in INR) Average Salary (in INR)
2019 78 lakhs 29.6 lakhs
2018 73 lakhs 27.2 lakhs
2017 68 lakhs 23.35 lakhs

IIM Ahmedabad Sector-wise Placement Breakdown

Sector Percentage of placement offers made Top Recruiter Sector wise
Consulting 27% Accenture
Finance 15% The Boston Consulting Group
e-commerce 2% Flipkart
Sales and Marketing 20% Rabo Bank
Analytics 2% HSBC
IT Domain 2% Amazon Web Services


Year Companies Visited Highest Package Average Package
2018 53 LPA 28.60 LPA