"IIM-B experienced higher hiring interest in the more sought-after roles of investment banking and strategy consulting leading to more offers while the numbers were as usual in the other roles," said Dibyajyoti Mohapatra, Placement Representative at IIM-B.
Leading global banks included Goldman Sachs which made nine offers, followed by Deutsche Bank making six, Citibank and HSBC making three each, and JP Morgan, Blackstone and Standard Chartered making one each offers. Investment firms participating in the placements included Ambit Capital, Arpwood Capital, Myntra, o3 Securities and Sabre Partners.
Among banks and financial firms, ICICI Bank made the maximum of nine offers, apart from Yes Bank, Kotak and National Housing Bank. The sector also made offers in the financial services and corporate finance profiles by recruiters such as Bajaj Finserve, Reliance Treasury, Bharti Airtel and Procter & Gamble, among others.
Regular recruiters among conglomerates offering general management positions to IIM-B students included Vedanta, Aditya Birla Group, RPG Group, CK Birla Group, Wipro Global, Mahindra Group, and Reliance Industries, among others.
Students opting for sales and marketing roles were recruited by major consumer goods firms led by Samsung Electronics, Bajaj Auto, Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, Indian Oil Corporation, ITC, and Mondelez.
In the IT, analytics and e-commerce space, IIM-B attracted offers from the likes of Microsoft, American Express, MasterCard, Visa, Amazon, Oyo Rooms, Paytm, Flipkart, and Ola Cabs. Meanwhile, operations roles were offered by recruiters such as EXL Services, AB InBev, Bharti Airtel, Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages and Schneider Electric.