IIM Kozhikode successfully completed placements despite a paralyzed economy, increased batch size and global slowdown in new investments.
Highlights of Placement report of Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode:
· Number of Students: 317
· Number of Participating Companies: 135
· Highest International CTC: $150,000
· Highest Domestic CTC: Rs. 32 lacs
· Percentage of New Recruiters: 47%
· Average CTC grew by 7%
· Number of Offers per Company: 2.6
This year saw most of the regular recruiters and a good number of new recruiters visiting campus. For a batch size of 317 students, 135 companies participated in the process with offers across the sectors of Finance, Marketing, Operations, Consulting, General Management, IT and HR.
IIM Kozhikode strived to carve out a niche for itself as India’s leading B-School by placing its 14th batch in several reputed companies like Deutsche Bank, Nomura, Goldman Sachs, ICICI, Deloitte Consulting, HUL, ITC, Cognizant, Wipro Consulting and Amazon.
Many medium sized companies such as MAQ software, V2 Solutions, Neudesic, Mind Matters, Customer 24*7 Labs participated in the placement process for the first time and offered senior managerial positions to students with relevant work-experience. The highest salary offered on campus was by a European based Investment bank and the average salary per student saw a marginal rise of 7% over last year.
Amazon, ebay, Flipkart, Yebhi.com, Zynga were some of the leading e-commerce giants that recruited from IIM Kozhikode for the first time bringing in a new hope and optimism in an otherwise slow economy. Along with IT services firm, product companies such as Facebook, Yahoo, Microsoft etc showed interest in IIMK students. IT companies recruited in numbers with Capgemini, HCL, HP, TCS, Wipro, IBM, Mindtree and Aricent leading the pack.