IIM Ahmedabad final placement report of PGPX batch- IT sector dominates recruitment drive

Team Careers360 | Sep 3, 2020 - 6:27 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI- IIM Ahmedabad has released the final placement report for its 14th batch 2020 of one year MBA programme, full-time Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPX). The final placement report of IIM Ahmedabad PGPX batch 2020 was audited by an external agency and finalized on September 2, 2020. A total of 130 firms participated in this year’s campus placement process, offering a spectrum of over 300 different roles to our PGPX graduates. Information Technology firms formed the largest sector of offers with 42 accepted offers, followed by Online Services, Consulting, and BFSI, with 14, 13, and 11 accepted offers respectively.

Number of offers and sectors

The graduating students of PGPX batch 2020 accepted a total of 120 offers from firms cutting across sectors such as Consulting, BFSI, Conglomerates, FMCG, E-Commerce, Technology, IT and ITES, Energy, Logistics, Pharma, and Manufacturing. The participants of PGPX batch 2020 came from varied backgrounds with rich work experience ranging from 4 to 16 years. Recruiters visited campus to select candidates for their mid-senior and senior-level management positions.

Positions offered

Students of PGPX batch 2020 were offered positions such as Co-CEO, Chief Product Executive, Vice President, Director, Associate Vice-President, National Head, General Manager, Senior Advisor to CEO, Young Leadership Programs, Principal Consultant, Senior Manager, Product Manager, Client Partner, and Offering Manager.

Recruiters

Firms that rolled out offers to PGPX students included AB InBev, Accenture, Adani Group, Aditya Birla Management Corporation, Agarwal Packers & Movers, Amazon, Atos Syntel, Axis Bank, Bank of America, Bharti Airtel, Cepheid India, Citi, Decimal Technologies, Deloitte, Deshpande Foundation, ElasticRun, Ernst and Young, FIITJEE, Genpact, Havmor, Hexagon, Honeywell, ICICI Bank, Indegene, KEC International, L&T Infotech, Microsoft, Magicpin, Mastercard, Near India, NEC, NISG, NPCI, Optum, Persistent Systems, Praxis Global, PwC, Schindler, Shell, Stryker, Sutherland, Technova, Trident, Udaan, Vikram Solar, Visionet Systems, Zensar, and Zama Organics. Genpact made the largest number of offers.


Prof. Amit Karna, Chairperson of the Placement Committee, said “The outcome of the placement process of the PGPX Batch of 2020 demonstrates the strength of the programme and the value that recruiters see in hiring our students for their talent needs at mid to senior-level positions. We were delighted to welcome over 20 new recruiters from across sectors who were able to hire the best talent for their organizational needs. We are grateful for the faith that the recruiters – both new and regular – continued to place in the placement process and our students. We wish our graduates great success in their careers.”

Adarsh Sharma, PGPX Recruitment Secretary, added “We are delighted to share the excellent placement results of PGPX Class of 2020. In the last couple of years, we have witnessed a growing demand for candidates from programs such as PGPX in organizations. We have seen an increased interest from E-commerce, Healthcare & Life Sciences, and Fintech companies well complimented by the traditional recruiters from IT, Consulting, Pharma & Conglomerates.”

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