03 Apr 2019 19:49 IST

Consulting and analytics rule at IIM Trichy placements

Of 170 PGPM students, 32 per cent opted for jobs in these sectors

The consulting and analytics domains ruled the roost at placements, with 32 per cent of the batch of 170 students of the PGPM 2017-19 at IIM Trichy opting for jobs in these sectors. Offers in sales and marketing were at 27 per cent while 21 per cent of students plumped for finance jobs.

The highest annual compensation offered was ₹35.15 lakh while the average annual compensation across all domains was ₹14.91 lakh. The compensation was higher by 4.42 per cent over last year. This year also saw an 80 per cent increase in the number of PPOs over the previous year, says a press release from the business school.

The campus saw regular recruiters such as JP Morgan Chase, Deloitte, L&T, Cognizant, ICICI Bank, Avalon Consulting, HCL, TAFE, ValueLabs, GMR Group and UltraTech Cement and participation from new recruiters such as Shell, Amazon, GAIL, Zenoti, KPMG, Ernst & Young, Nilkamal, IDFC Bank, and Ujjivan Financial Services. Ninety-four companies participated in the placements this year.

Bhimaraya Metri, Director, IIM Trichy, said: “IIM Trichy since its inception has been constantly growing at an unmatched pace. The diversity in roles offered and increase in average CTC reflect the pragmatic pedagogy at IIM Trichy. This also shows the continuous hard work of both students and faculty to stay abreast of the industry changes.”

Prof Ayon Chakraborty, Placement Chairperson, said: “We invest a lot by providing our students training and exposure in current industry trends and also provide a holistic course structure.”