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IIM Lucknow PG programme students of 2016-18 batch bag 100% placement

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow has announced 100% placement for 445 students in the 2016-18 batch of the two-year postgraduate programme.

education Updated: Feb 06, 2018 19:52 IST
Rajeev Mullick
Rajeev Mullick
Hindustan Times, Lucknow
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Students inside the campus of Indian Institute of Management Lucknow in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.(HT file)

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow has announced 100% placement for 445 students in the 2016-18 batch of the two-year postgraduate programme.

The placements concluded with 454 offers being made by 143 recruiters, including 47 new employers. The offers included 20% increase in the number of pre-placement offers, 30% increase in the number of offers from the higher entry placement process, and 220 from final placements.

Professor Nishant Uppal, chairman of students’ affairs and placement, said: “This year’s placements reinforced IIM Lucknow’s presence among the top B-schools in the country and proved that it is a preferred destination for organisations that select barely 2-3 B-schools to recruit.”

The top segments based on functional roles offered were sales and marketing (24%), finance (23%), consulting (23%), e-commerce (12%), systems/IT (7%) and general management (11%).

Prominent recruiters were Aditya Birla Group, Amazon, Accenture, Citi, Deloitte, Everest Group, Flipkart, Hinduja, KPMG, PwC, Paytm, Tredence Analytics, and Yes Bank.

The highlight of the placement season was the participation of firms such as Alvarez and Marsal, Citi Markets, Kotak, McKinsey and Company, Fidelity, MasterCard Advisors and Boston Consulting Group.

IT/systems management, category management, sales enablement, business development, supply chain management, product marketing, strategic alliances, programme manager and analytics were major profiles for which students were selected.

First Published: Feb 06, 2018 19:51 IST