IIM Lucknow concludes Final Placements 2012: IBM, Deloitte, L&T largest recruiter

 | April 04,2012 11:02 am IST

IIM Lucknow recently concluded its placement season for its 26th batch with a resounding 100% placement record.


The final placement process ran for 5 days with a total of 227 offers being made.

Apart from this, IIM Lucknow also saw its students bagging 70 PPOs in addition to 149 offers in the Higher Entry Placement Process, a recruitment process conducted exclusively for companies looking for their lateral hiring needs.



Sector-Wise Summary 2012

Consulting proved to be the preferred for 19% of the students graduating from IIM Lucknow with companies such as McKinsey&Co, The Boston Consulting Group, Deloitte, Infosys Management Consulting, Congnizant Business Consulting, Ernst&Young, Mindtree being the biggest Recruiters.


Given the uncertainty in the current economic scenario, there was a dip in the number of finance offers made at IIM Lucknow. However, IIM Lucknow still saw 20% of the offers being made in Finance with a good number of first time recruiters making offers in Investment Banking and Private equity space. Prominent financial firms include American Express, Avendus Capital, Axis Bank, Baring Private Equity Partners, DBS, Deutsche Bank, Futures First, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, ICICI Prudential, Karvy, Nomura, SBI Capital, Standard Chartered and Yes Bank among many others.


Sales and Marketing

Continuing its tradition of being the preferred talent pool for Marketing, IIM Lucknow saw 25% of the offers being made in the Marketing Domain this placement Season. Strategic Marketing roles were offered for the first time by Recruiters such as Lodha Group and Ingersoll Rand in addition to the traditional roles offered by P&G, Cadbury-Kraft, Asian Paints, Aviva, Britannia, Castrol, GSK Consumer, GSK Pharma, Hindustan Unilever, ITC, Johnson & Johnson, Marico, Nokia, Raymond, Reliance and The Nielsen Company among others.


Pioneers in the Telecom industry such as Bharti Airtel and Vodafone enthusiastically recruited from IIM Lucknow.


Information Technology
With the most experienced batch across IIMs, IIM Lucknow bagged 19% of its offers in the field of Technology and IT Consulting. Some of the biggest recruiters in this domain were IBM, Headstrong etc. Some innovative roles such as the Future Leadership Program from Mphasis were also offered at IIM Lucknow for the first time this placement season.


Top recruiters including Flipkart Capgemini, Comviva, Tech-Mahindra Ericsson, Google, HCL Infosystems, HCL Tech, Myntra, Infosys. Microsoft, Mphasis, MindTree, TCS, Wipro made their presence felt on the campus.


Top Recruiters at IIM Lucknow in final placements 2012

This year, there was a marked increase in the number of offers made for Operation Profiles. Industry heavyweights like Amazon, Asian Paints, LOreal, Myntra, Olam International and Target offered lucrative Supply Chain Management profiles


General Management
The remaining 17% of the offers were made in the domains of General Management, HR and Operations. General Management saw the best profiles offered across the country through TAS, RPG, RIL, Lodha Group, etc. IIM Lucknow also saw the participation of first time recruiter Micheal Page offering roles in the executive search space.


Other roles included Healthcare, Human Resources, Energy Sector, Entrepreneurial roles, Business Development and Microfinance. Students showed grit and confidence in appearing for these firms to pursue their unique ambitions. These roles were offered across BMSI, Infosys, Jaipur Rugs and FINO among others.