The Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIM-K) reported 100 per cent placements at the final placements week, and that too just three days into the drive. About 570 offers were made by about 116 participating organisations. A total of 546 students were placed, and of the total offers, 41 per cent came from the consulting space, 13 per cent from sales and marketing, 15 from information technology and analytics, and about 16 per cent offers were for general management and operations roles.
The average salary offered was Rs 29.5 lakh per annum, which is 31.3 per cent more than what was offered last year. The median salary stood at Rs 26.50 lakh per annum, again about 32 per cent higher than last year. Out of the 546 students placed, 40 students each are from the PGP- F and PGP- LSM courses.
This was the 24th batch of the Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) and the inaugural batches of the PGP- finance (PGP-F) and PGP- liberal studies and management (PGP-LSM).
Amongst the big names that parcipated were, Amazon, Deloitte, Accenture, E&Y, Flipkart, Google, Mahindra, American Express, Asian Paints, Capgemini, Citi Bank, Goldman Sachs, HUL, JPMorgan Chase & Co, Marico, Microsoft, Samsung, Walmart, Nestle, Wipro, Uber and Yes Bank.
Amongst the new or first-time participants were Meesho, PhonePe, Swiggy, Ola, Adani Group and so on.
This time, there were many startups too, including Udaan, CityMall, Rupeek and Vernacular.ai.
The international offers came from CarDekho, Omnibiz and Tolaram Group.