The Hindu Business Line
Consulting and analytics rule at IIM Tiruchi placements
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.
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.”