IIM Ahmedabad Placements 2021-22: 150 students upgrade offers; 35 dream applications

IIM Ahmedabad PGP Placements: 100% students placed. Top recruiters are BCG (47), Accenture (32), TAS (4), Goldman Sachs (6), TCS (4).

IIM Ahmedabad Placements 2021-22: 150 students upgrade offers; 35 dream applications IIM Ahmedabad PGP Placements 2021-22
Vagisha Kaushik | Feb 25, 2022 - 1:47 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad concluded PGP placements 2021-22 successfully with all students getting placed across multiple cohorts. 190 companies made 220 offers to students this year. Top recruiter was Boston Consulting Group (BCG) with 47 offers followed by Accenture with 32.

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150 students upgraded their offers during the entire process and 35 dream applications (where students can choose sectors and roles of their choices) were received.

Top Recruiters

This year, the Private Equity, Venture Capital and Asset Management cohort saw almost a 42% increase in total offers and Management Consulting cohort saw almost 30% increase in comparison to last year.

In the consumer goods and general management domain, TAS was top recruiter with 6 offers followed by HUL, Mondelez and Emaar, with 3 offers.

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In the IT Consulting cohort, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) was the largest recruiter with 4 offers. In the Laterals process, PayTM made the highest number of offers – 20 followed by PwC (13 offers), American Express (11 offers) and OYO (10 offers).

Among the Investment Banks, Goldman Sachs was the largest recruiter, making 6 offers, closely followed by Bank of America with 4 offers.

Cohort-wise participating companies

Companies in the consulting domain included Accenture Strategy, Arthur D. Little, Bain & Co., Boston Consulting Group, GEP Consulting, Kearney, KPMG, Mastercard, McKinsey & Company, Monitor Deloitte, Oliver Wyman, Praxis and PwC among others.

Recruiters in the Investment Banking and Markets space included ARGA Investment, Avendus, Sanford C. Bernstein, Citi, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Premji Invest & The Xander Group etc.

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Consumer goods, consumer services and consumer electronics cohorts saw participation by companies like Asian Paints, CavinKare, Dabur, HUL, ITC, Nestle, P&G, Reckitt, Samsung Electronics, Tata Sky and Wipro Consumer Care etc.

The Conglomerate cohort saw companies like Adani Group, Aditya Birla Group, CK Birla Group, Emaar, and Tata Administrative Services, while the Retail B2B & B2C cohort included firms like Amazon, eShakti, Flipkart, Myntra and Nykaa among others.

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The Banking, Financial Services and Insurance recruiters included firms like Angel Broking, and Bajaj Finserv among others. Firms which participated in the Laterals process included Amazon, American Express, BrowserStack, Capgemini, FinIQ, Flipkart, General Atlantic, Google, Microsoft, PayTM, Sprinklr, among others.

There were several new recruiters this year, including A&W Capital, B9 Beverages (Bira 91), Eightfold.Ai, EY Parthenon, Garena, Info Edge Venture Fund, Nykaa, PWC US Advisory, UnDosTres, Zee Entertainment Enterprises and Zomato, among others. Roles were also opened across geographies including Mexico and UAE.

Placement process

The final placement process was conducted in two stages. The first was the Laterals process where firms interviewed students with prior work experience and offered them mid-level managerial positions. 36 firms hired from diverse sectors such as technology, banking, consulting and analytics. In the second stage of the Final Placement process, firms were grouped into cohorts based on the profile offered, and groups of cohorts were invited to campus across different clusters.

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Professor Ankur Sinha, Chairperson of the Placement Committee at IIM Ahmedabad said, “This year, once again, we completed the final placement process in virtual mode with recruiters and students logging in from remote locations. While the appetite of the regular recruiters was higher this year than the previous years, we also saw a significant increase in the participation of firms and the variety in job roles.”

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