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IIM-Ahmedabad records 100% summer internship placement despite pandemic

By: Careers Desk | New Delhi |

December 12, 2020 9:04:18 am





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Despite COVID-19, all the scholars of the Post Graduate Programme (PGP) in Management batch 2020-22 at Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad have gotten summer placements, claimed the institute which held its placements on-line as a result of pandemic. A complete of 131 corporations participated in 166 completely different roles within the summer placement course of in 2020, the IIM claims.

Most of the presents got here from the consulting sector this yr adopted by shopper items and companies. More than 150 college students revamped 202 dream functions this yr. This gave college students the flexibleness and option to build careers in sectors of their choice.

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Sector Number of scholars positioned %
Consulting 104 26.8
Financial Services 75 19.3
Consumer Goods & Services 83 21.4
Conglomerates 35 9.0
Technology & Internet 77 19.8
Others (Pharma, Renewable Energy & Infrastructure) 14 3.6
Total variety of college students positioned 388 100

In the administration consulting cohort, Bain & Company was the highest recruiter with 20 presents, adopted by Boston Consulting Group with 19 presents. Edelweiss wealth administration was the very best recruiter within the funding banking and markets cohort with 10 presents. In the patron items, shopper electronics and shopper companies area, HUL prolonged probably the most presents (13).

Amazon was the very best recruiter within the retail B2B and B2C area with 14 presents. In the IT consulting cohort, Tata Consultancy Services was the biggest recruiter with 15 presents. Vedanta was the very best recruiter within the core manufacturing and infrastructure cohort with 6 presents. Unacademy, a brand new recruiter, participated within the training and tech sector and gave 9 presents.

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Prof Amit Karna, chairperson of placements at IIM-Ahmedabad mentioned, “Given the economic scenario, we are extremely pleased with the completion of the process in virtual mode and within the planned time. This clearly indicates that the demand for high-quality talent continues, and demonstrates the strength of relationships we have built with our recruiters over the decades. This year was full of challenges and for the first time in our history, the process was conducted in an entirely online mode. We are grateful to the recruiters for their support for the placement process in these challenging times. I wish the class of 2022 a successful summer internship in mid-2021.”

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