21 Oct 2019 14:45 IST

Consulting firms dominate IIM-B summer placements

All the 437 students were placed, increase in number of international offers made

All the 437 eligible two-year MBA students of IIM Bangalore were recruited for summer placements by over a hundred companies making 446 offers during October 15-18. Roles were offered in business analytics, consulting, e-commerce, finance, general management, IT/product management, operations, retail, and sales and marketing.

Prof U Dinesh Kumar, Chair of Career Development Services, IIM-B, said, “The entire process of summer placements was completed in record time due to process improvements in resume verification and effective management of pre-placement talks and interview schedules by the student placement committee and the career development services office.”

Newton Bishoyi, student placement representative, IIM-B, said, “There is an increase in international offers made by many regular and new recruiters this year. The intake in technology and product management domain has gone up as compared to previous years.”

There were 127 offers made in consulting domain; 72 made in finance, banking and investments; and 33 in the e-commerce sector. From the marketing and sales domain, 79 offers were made to students.