IIM Shillong Summer Placements 2011 sees participation from 51 companies

 | April 13,2011 03:20 pm IST

IIM Shillong successfully concluded its summer internship process 2011 by executing a cohort based process, with 100% of its batch of 94 students being offered internships across diverse sectors, profiles and geographies. This year the summer placements at IIM Shillong witnessed participation from 51 companies; 49% of them were first time recruiters.

The highest stipend offered on-campus was 1.15 lac.

Close to 42% participants accepted offers from the Finance sector. Profiles offered included Investment Banking, Retail Banking, Equity Research, Asset Management, Financial Marketing, Treasury, Project Financing. These included banks & Indian majors like HSBC, SBI Caps, UTI Asset Management and NCDEX. Reliance Industries Ltd., L&T, Advaita Caps, Tata Capital, First Global, Geojit BNP Paribas and Renault-Nissan offered challenging profiles in Project Finance and Financial Research. Leading PSUs like IOCL, Bank of Baroda and Power Grid Corporation made their presence on the campus.

Marketing and Sales profiles were preferred by 20% of the participants. Nestle, Raymond, Tata Steel Ltd., Tata Motors, Volvo India, Indofil Chemicals, Vivaki Group were amongst the major recruiters that offered roles in International Marketing, Brand Management, Marketing strategy amongst others. Tata Motors extended international offers for the participants. Reputed Market Research firms IMRB & EmPower Research offered challenging projects to the participants. For the first time around IIM Shillong had Media and Advertising firms like JWT & TBWA offering niche profiles.

Operations was a major focus with 14% of the participants getting options from reputed organizations like Coca Cola, L&T, Renault-Nissan, Maruti Suzuki, Daimler India, Mother Dairy, Telcon, National Innovation Foundation. Another first this year was a large number of offers in HR by reputed organizations like Egon Zehnder, First Source, L&T, Renault-Nissan and Indofil Chemicals. Participants were offered profiles in Training & Development, Research and Talent Acquisition.

Major recruiters in the Consulting and IT domains were Deloitte, E&Y, PWC, KPMG, AON Consulting, Nodwin Consultants, Yahoo!, Tata Consultancy Services, Wipro Consulting, HCL Technologies and Siemens. Yahoo! offered product development profiles to candidates with relevant experience.


Technology consulting drew keen interest as well with Siemens, Wipro consulting and PWC participating. E&Y, Deloitte & AON Consulting offered profiles for financial advisory services.

The PGP batch of 2010-12 has an appropriate mix of experienced professionals and fresher graduates. Students are from premier institutes like IITs, NITs and other esteemed private deemed universities. Out of the 94 students, 54 students have an average work experience of 23 months in different sectors like IT/ITES, Telecommunications, financial services, marketing, production and operations which led to an appropriate mix for the batch to learn and grow professionally.

IIM Shillong currently in its third year since inception has drawn great appreciation from the corporate world. Success of summer internships reflects the quality of the management education and values transmitted to the institute’s participants in line with the corporate requirements.


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Biswajit Ghosh on 02/06/12 at 06:23 pm

Please share the placement detail of IIM Shillong PGPEx if any. If the institute provide any placement for this program.