The 19th batch of the Post Graduate Programme of IIM Kozhikode (IIM-K) has concluded its final placement for the 2017, with 100% placements.
The season saw a marked rise of 15.15% placements over last year, with as many as 334 students and 107 recruiters participating in the placement process, a release from the IIM-K said on Friday.
An increase in the number of first time recruiters visiting campus and students being offered niche roles has also been witnessed in the season.
The highest salary offered was Rs 37 lakh per annum and the average annual compensation this year was 17.14 lakh per annum.
Besides major recruiters like Accenture Strategy, BCG, Deloitte, Ernest & Young, Goldman Sachs, JPMC, McKinsey, PwC the campus also witnessed 26 first time recruiters who include Aspect Ratio, Evanssion, Feedback Infra, Infosys Management Consulting, Kalyan Group, Korn Ferry Hay Group and Microland, participating in the placements drive.
Major companies like American Express, Axis Bank, Bank of America, Citibank, Deutsche Bank, Edelweiss, Fidelity, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, JP Morgan Chase, Nomura, Standard Chartered, Yes Bank made offers to 26% of the candidates.
Roles in General Management profile were also offered by some major recruiters like Bosch, Evanssion, Kalyan Group, Mahindra Group, Mytrah, RPG, Tata Administrative Services, Tata Communications.