The Hindu Business Line

Consulting and analytics rule at IIM Tiruchi placements

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The consulting and analytics domains ruled the roost at placements, with 32 per cent of the batch of 170 students of the PGPM 2017-19 at IIM Tiruchi opting for jobs in these sectors. Offers in sales and marketing were at 27 per cent while 21 per cent of students plumped for finance jobs.

The highest annual compensati­on offered was ₹35.15 lakh while the average annual compensati­on across all domains was ₹14.91 lakh.

The compensati­on increased by 4.42 per cent compared to last year.

This year also saw an 80 per cent increase in the number of pre-placement offers (PPOs) over last year, says a press release from the business school.

Recruiters

The campus welcomed regular recruiters such as JP Morgan Chase, Deloitte, L&T, Cognizant, ICICI Bank, Avalon Consulting, HCL, TAFE, ValueLabs, GMR Group and UltraTech Cement. And there was participat­ion from new recruiters such as Shell, Amazon, GAIL, Zenoti, KPMG, Ernst & Young, Nilkamal, IDFC Bank and Ujjivan Financial Services. Overall, 94 companies participat­ed in the placements this year.

Bhimaraya Metri, Director, IIM Tiruchi, said: “Since its inception IIM Tiruchi has been constantly growing at an unmatched pace. The diversity in roles offered and increase in average CTC reflect the pragmatic pedagogy at IIM Tiruchi. This also shows the continuous hard work of students and faculty to stay abreast of industry changes.”

Ayon Chakrabort­y, Placements Chairperso­n, said: “We invest a lot by providing our students training and exposure in relation to current industry trends and also offer a holistic course structure.”

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