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Banks amongst biggest recruiters at IIM-A

Banks continue to be amongst the biggest recruiters during the cohort based campus placements being held at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) on weekends.

business Updated: Mar 07, 2010 16:31 IST

Banks continue to be amongst the biggest recruiters during the cohort based campus placements being held at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) on weekends.

"Yes Bank was the largest recruiter in fourth cluster of the cohort based final placement process underway at IIM-A, by offering 13 jobs including lateral placement offers," media co-ordinator for placements at IIM-A Mansi Chaitalia said.

The lateral placement offers were made to IIM-A graduates in January and February, prior to the start of cohort based final placement process in Ahmedabad

ICICI Bank last weekend had offer jobs to over 10 candidates.

Steel maker, Ispat Industries also made eight offers to the IIM-A graduates.

"The new process was great. We found the students to be very intelligent and enthusiastic and they were able to think out of the box," said President HR Ispat Industries Dr Kailash Chapatwala.

Other firms on the campus include Cognizant and Tata Strategic Management Group (TSMG), who made offers for various roles to the b-school graduates.(More)

FMCG firms and investment banks were amongst the prominent recruiters during the first two cluster of this cohort based final placements.

During the first two cluster of cohort based final placements, held in the last two weeks, FMCG firms and investment banks were amongst the prominent recruiters who made offers the IIM-A students.

Those who made offers during the second cluster include Nestle, Global consultancy firm Deloitte which made 10 offers, Tata Administrative Services(TAS) and Feedback Ventures, besides Hindustan Unilever Limited, Proctor & Gamble, American Express and Standard Chartered.

Boston Consulting Group made eight offers while McKinsey & Co made as many offers to the second year Post Graduate Programme (PGP) students of IIM-A.

This year several investment banks like Bank of America-Merrill Lynch came back for campus recruitments in first cluster(group of cohorts) last week, after skipping the process last year.

A batch of 290 candidates from IIM-A are scheduled to be placed this year.