24 Feb 2021 00:02 IST

IIM Kozhikode secures 100 per cent placements

The mean salary stands at ₹22.5 lakh per annum while the median salary is at ₹20 lakh per annum

Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode witnessed 100 per cent placements for the 459 students participating in the placements process with offers being rolled out by 137 recruiters, a 4.6 per cent increase as compared to last year. The mean salary stands at ₹22.5 lakh per annum while the median salary is at ₹20 lakh per annum. The top 50 per cent of the students bagged an average CTC of ₹28.9 lakh per annum, an 8.1 per cent increase from last year.

“This is a testimony to the resilience and competence of our students, alumni, faculty and administration. 2020-21 will go down as a year of true achievement in the 25 years history of IIM Kozhikode,” said Prof Debashis Chatterjee, Director IIM Kozhikode.

Top firms

Accenture Strategy, Amazon, American Express, Asian Paints, Bain & Co., Bajaj Auto, Boston Consulting Group, Capgemini, Cognizant Business Consulting, Citi Bank, Deloitte, Deutsche Bank, Everest Industries, EY, EXL Analytics, Flipkart, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, JPMorgan Chase & Co, Microsoft, Nomura, Pidilite, PwC, Reliance, RPG, Samsung, TAS, TATA Sky were amongst the major recruiters.

Bajaj Finserv, BlackRock, Equirus Capital, Franklin Templeton, GoIndigo, L'Oreal, Marsh India, Michael Page and Paytm were among the 51 new recruiters who participated in the process this year.

32.7 per cent of the offers were rolled out by the consulting cluster this season, which is a 12.5 per cent increase from the last year. Some of the long-term collaborative recruiters in this domain that participated this time are Accenture Strategy, Bain & Co., BCG, Blue Yonder, Cognizant Business Consulting, Deloitte, EY, Infosys Consulting, IQVIA Consulting, Optum, PwC, Thoucentric and ZS Associates.

The BFSI cluster also witnessed impressive growth in opportunities offered at IIM Kozhikode. This year, 21.5 per cent of the offers were made in the financial sector, with the majority of the offers being secured from reputed financial institutions including Axis Bank, Bank of America, BlackRock, Citi Bank, Deutsche Bank, Equirus Capital, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, ICICI Bank, IDFC First Bank, J.P.Morgan Chase & Co., State Street, and Yes Bank.

Diverse sectors

With around 15.25 per cent of offers made by sales and marketing cluster, Asian Paints, Bajaj Auto, Casio India, DRL, Everest Industries, GSK, HUL, ITC, Lenovo, Nestle, Paytm, Reckitt Benckiser, Samsung, Xiaomi were among the prominent recruiters.

The information technology and analytics cluster contributed to offers from marquee recruiters like American Express, Enphase Energy, Google, Fractal Analytics, Microsoft, Mphasis and Walmart Labs.

IIM Kozhikode continues to be supported by organisations with over 13.8 per cent offers made for general management and operations roles. Some of the major recruiters in these domains are AB InBev, BlackBuck, Capgemini, JSW, Mahindra, Ninjacart, Reliance, Rebel Foods, RPG, and TAS. The institute has also secured offers from start-ups and e-commerce firms including Amazon, Flipkart, Myntra, Paytm, and Udaan.