Kolkata: In just a little over two days, IIM Calcutta has completed its final placement process for the Batch of 2018. And it’s a record for IIM Calcutta. As IIM Calcutta has achieved 100% placement for its 2016-2018 batch within a span of over two days with the consulting sector emerging as the top recruiter, according to a release.
A total of 481 offers were made by 131 firms of which nearly 50% were from the consulting and finance sectors, the release said. Consulting stood as the top recruiter covering 27% of the total batch with Accenture Strategy being the top recruiter, it said.Accenture Strategy was the biggest recruiter in terms of companies in this sector, followed by The Boston Consulting Group, Bain & Company, McKinsey & Company and AT Kearney.
Financial firms contributed to 23% of the total offers with major recruiters being JP Morgan & Co, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Bessemer Venture Partners, Goldman Sachs and CitiBank. Bessemer Venture Partners, the oldest venture capital firm in the US, also visited IIM Calcutta for the first time.
Other major sectors included marketing (16%), general management (14%), product management and operations (12%) and IT and Analytics (8%). Amazon, Aditya Birla Group, Star and EXL were the top recruiters in product management & operations, general management, marketing and IT & Analytics respectively, it said.
Some of the other major companies that took part in the recruitment process were Amazon, Uber, Flipkart, Microsoft, Tata Administrative Services, Aditya Birla Group, Hindustan Unilever Limited, Star, Exl, and Proctor and Gamble.