Living up to the expectations, IIM-Udaipur has successfully placed all students in summer industrial training much ahead of newly introduced IIMs.
56 global firms extending internship offers to all the 109 participating students of the 2013-15 Postgraduate Program (PGP) batch. Only one student dropped out of the placement.
IIM Udaipur students secured 100% placements for multiple positions such as –
- Marketing (40%),
- Finance (17%),
- Consulting (11%),
- Human Resources (9%),
- Operations/Supply Chain (8%),
Other were Business Development, Strategy Design and Execution, Information Technology (IT), Analytics, etc.
The first time participants included Aegis Global Limited, Boston Consulting Group, Cummins, Future Group, Dover Corporation, Marico, Maersk Line, Sundaram Mutual, Talisma, etc. The regular recruiters included GE India, ICICI Bank, ICRA, KPMG, Info edge India, Mapro, Xpress Money, UAE Exchange, Vedanta, etc.
UAE Exchange and Xpress Money offered the top salary packages for international offers. ICICI Bank and GE India offered the top stipend from the domestic BFSI domain.
The icing on the cake was its five students placed internationally, reflecting the rapport the institute has built with corporates in six months of operation. All five students have engineering degree in common and were picked by company UAE Exchange (which deals in financial services, remittance and foreign exchange) on key positions at entry level. They will get a stipend of Rs 1 lakh along with round trip fare and living expenses. The company had assessed their capabilities and placed them at their offices in four cities—London, Kuala Lumpur, Dubai and Doha.
Swati Arora, who is heading for London for 6 weeks, is upbeat about her assignment. She is looking forward to gain experience of working in UK. “I will try and extrapolate my previous industry experience in my international assignment,” added Arora.
Source: Times of India