100% summer placements

The summer placements at the Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode (IIM-K), landed internships for all participants of the 17th batch of its flagship postgraduate programme, a press note said here on Thursday.

The batch has 366 students. The average stipend increased by 36 per cent over previous year’s, with Rs. 2 lakh being the highest. The top recruiters were Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, and Tata Administrative Services, which selected 30 students.

New recruiters

L’Oreal, Godrej, Castrol, Cipla, Aviva, Altisource, Dell, InMobi, Whirlpool, Vodafone, Saint-Gobain, Aricent, Bosch and ACC were among the new recruiters.

Finance emerged as one of the most preferred areas with nearly 20 per cent of the batch securing internships in the field from recruiters across industries, which included Citibank, JPMorgan Chase, American Express, ICICI Bank, Edelweiss, Aviva, Dell and Larsen & Toubro.

Deloitte, the Aditya Birla Group, the Mahindra Group, Philips, Cognizant Business Consulting, Reliance Industries Ltd. and RPG selected students for internships in general management and consulting.

Hindustan Unilever Ltd., ITC, Asian Paints, Airtel, Pepsi, Marico, Pidilite Industries, Kellogg’s, Madura and Raymond offered sales and marketing internships, the press note said.

The operations and human resource verticals had more recruiters this time with Asian Paints, Larsen & Toubro, Flipkart, Cipla, Jindal Steel and Power Ltd., Wildcraft and Genpact making offers.

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