IIM-Lucknow records 100% summer placement this year


The 30th batch of Indian Institute of Management (IIM)-Lucknow achieves 100% placement. All 464 students participated in the recruitment drive. The drive notices a participation of 164 domestic and international recruiters.

With the 100 % recruitment, the offers were received from across the different sectors. Amongst which, top recruiters were Amazon, Aditya Birla Group, Accenture, MH Alshaya, Cipla, Flipkart, Goldman Sachs, Hindustan Unilever, McKinsey, P&G, The Boston Consulting Group and Wipro. With this, the institute was lucky to highlight its placement season with esteemed firms like JP Morgan, Alvarez & Marsal, an international mutual fund company and four Indian private equity players.

As per sources, from the FMCG sector and telecom sector, major participants were Asian Paints, Airtel, Coke, Colgate Palmolive, Dabur, GSK Consumer, Hindustan Unilever, ITC, Kellogg’s, Mondelez, Marico, Mars, Pepsi, Reckitt Benckiser and Vodafone. These firms offered positions in S&M, supply chain management, IT, finance, HR, analytics. P&G was the top recruiter offering highest number of profiles this year.


For Banking Service and Financial Institution sector, JP Morgan hired for it ‘Front-End Markets’ profile. Firms such as American Express, Avendus Capital, BNP Paribas, Citibank, DBS, Deutsche Bank, Edelweiss, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, ICICI Bank, India Quotient Fund, Karvy, Multiples Alternate Asset Management, Macquarie, Nomura, Standard Chartered and The Indus Way Private Equity were other BSFI representatives.

Consulting & Management Services-

In the consulting domain, Accenture, Alvarez & Marsal, AT Kearney, BCG, Deloitte and McKinsey made a total of 37 offers with McKinsey and BCG being the top recruiters. The general management domain saw participation from companies such as Aditya Birla Group (ABG), Mahindra and Mahindra, RIL and TAS among others. ABG was the highest recruiter in this domain.

IT,E-Commerce & others-

Some of the firms from the IT, e-commerce, technology sectors were Amazon, Capgemini, Cognizant, and eBay, Flipkart, HCL, Taxiforsure.com and Wipro. These firms opened not only IT, systems profiles but also roles such as sales enablement, business development, supply chain management, product marketing, strategic alliances, program manager and analytics.

Pharma & Health care

In the pharmaceuticals, healthcare sector, firms such as Bristol-Myers Squibb, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cipla, GSK Pharma, J&J Pharma and Novartis came for recruitment. The roles were primarily in sales and marketing, finance, operations, market research and general management.

One of the niche additions to the portfolio was the social impact and education sector with a total of 14 firms (including several first time recruiters from any campus). These firms have offered roles in sales and marketing, market research, business development, finance, IT, policy research and project implementation.

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