Indian Institute of Management, Shillong successfully completed the placement season for the sixth batch of its flagship Post Graduate Programme in Management. It has been a very fruitful year which saw a phenomenal growth in terms of number of prominent recruiters and pay packages offered to the students of IIM Shillong.
A total of 42 companies participated in the placement process making 130 offers. Regular recruiters like HSBC, Deloitte, Nomura, Tata Steel, Tata Motors, ICICI Bank, Cognizant, Wipro, HCL, KPMG and GSK Pharma continued to show trust in the students of IIM Shillong offering key roles across various domains. The highlight of the placement season was the first time participation of globally renowned recruiters like Google, American Express, L’Oreal, Flipkart, Perfetti Van Melle, Hero MotoCorp and J.P.Morgan among others. Cognizant emerged as the leading recruiter making 12 offers in its Business Consulting and Business Development domains while HSBC made 10 offers in the domain of Investment Banking and Equity Research. The top 5 recruiters made 37% of the total offers underscoring the quality of students at IIM Shillong and the immense faith in the institute.
Out of the 119 students of the sixth batch of IIM Shillong, 118 students sat for the placement process while 1 student opted out to pursue his entrepreneurial ambitions.
Another highlight of this year’s placement season was the increase in average salary to 13.04 LPA from 12.49 LPA last year. The average salary of the top 50% offers stood at a commendable 15.21 LPA. 21% of the batch received Pre Placement Offers (PPOs) from their respective companies for their outstanding performance during their summer internship stints. 28% of the offers made were in the Sales & Marketing domain while the Finance domain closely followed with 27%.
Professor Sanjoy Mukherjee, Chairman, Placements, PR and Student Activities praised the Placement Committee, faculty, staff and the growing alumni network of the institute for their relentless efforts. He also expressed his sincere gratitude towards the recruiters for their faith and contribution translating into a fantastic placement season.
"The student quality truly exceeded expectations! Keep impressing us." - Deloitte (S&O)
"Thoroughly satisfied with the experience. Looking forward to a longterm relationship with the institute." - Amazon
"Excellent performance by the participants. Also, the way the process was conducted complemented that." - HSBC
About IIM Shillong
Indian Institute of Management Shillong, established in 2008 has become a premier management institution of the country. Within a short span of six years, the Institute has already made its presence felt in the international global scenario. IIM Shillong’s vision has been to groom diligent and honest young managers with a sense of responsibility to the society and environment.
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