Placement Report 2011

The Indian Institute of Management Shillong successfully concluded its second Placement Season. For the second year in succession, the placements were conducted in a cohort-based process to give a wider choice of profiles to the students and a convenient selection process to the corporates. The highly diverse batch of 66 students was placed in 24 companies with a total of 68 offers. Around 16 new companies participated in the process which is testimony to the performance of the Pioneering batch and the growing stature of IIM Shillong amongst the industry. Selection process was greatly aided by technology with 33% of the offers happening through Video Conferencing which was also preferred by the recruiters. The highest international offer was 30 Lakhs made by the Triton Group. This placement season, the average compensation on campus was 12.36 lpa, which marked an increase of 20% vis-à-vis last year. The highest domestic offer was 18 lakhs made by an international financial institution. There were a total of 3 international offers made this year on campus. Riding on the success of Global Investment Research Challenge by CFA Institute in which IIM Shillong represented India at the Asia-Pacific level in Indonesia, there was a great rush for the Banking & Financial sector which constituted 43% of the offers made on campus. The range of profiles varied from Investment Banking, Equity Research, Project Advisory, Consumer Banking, Wholesale Banking, Capital Markets and the likes. The recruiters in this sector were Nomura Investments, Standard Chartered, HSBC, ICICI Bank, YES Bank, DE Shaw and SBI Capital. With the presence of first time recruiters like Procter & Gamble which offered profiles across their Product Supply and Customer Business Development functions, 27% of the offers were made in the functional areas of Marketing and operations. Other than P&G in FMCG sector, Godfrey Phillips India offered roles in marketing. From the TATA Group, companies like Titan and Tata Steel made offers in the areas of marketing and supply chain. With companies like Pfizer, Indofil Chemicals & Biocon, the chemical & pharma sector turned out to be one of the most sought after in this year’s process. Consulting firms like Deloitte and PwC made a total of 11 offers to the students in the areas of Technology Risk and Business Consulting. With companies like HP, Wipro, Suzlon, Info Edge and Sonata Software, around 8% of the students were offered roles in IT and related domains. YES Bank, IBM, Indofil Chemicals and Hyundai offered niche roles in HR to the students. Meanwhile, companies like GSK Pharma, HDFC Bank, HCL, Shipping Corporation of India, Zee Learn, Bank of Baroda, Future Group, SREI, Sage Publications, Kohler, IMRB, OIL India, Berger Paints, Emami and NCDEX showed keen interest to recruit from IIM Shillong. The range of profiles offered by the corporate is a testimony to the trust reposed in IIM Shillong by them. With an increased student intake for next year with work experience across diverse sectors, the institute will reach out to many more companies to engage in a mutually beneficial relationship.

No. of students No. of offers Companies Participating Mean Salary (Overall) Mean Salary (Domestic) Median Salary Highest Domestic Offer Highest International Offer

66 68 24 12.36 lpa 11.51 lpa 12.00 lpa 18 lpa 30 lpa

NITs and other esteemed private deemed universities. financial services. Another first this year was a large number of offers in HR by reputed organizations like Egon Zehnder. Raymond. Nestle. marketing. Vivaki Group were amongst the major recruiters that offered roles in International Marketing. Yahoo!. Renault-Nissan. Geojit BNP Paribas and Renault-Nissan offered challenging profiles in Project Finance and Financial Research. The PGP batch of 2010-12 has an appropriate mix of experienced professionals and fresher graduates. L&T. Treasury. Leading PSUs like IOCL. 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. Marketing strategy amongst others. profiles and geographies. E&Y. Participants were offered profiles in Training & Development. Tata Steel Ltd. Indofil Chemicals. Wipro Consulting. Close to 42% participants accepted offers from the Finance sector. Profiles offered included Investment Banking. Marketing and Sales profiles were preferred by 20% of the participants. Asset Management. 54 students have an average work experience of 23 months in different sectors like IT/ITES. Tata Motors extended international offers for the participants. These included banks & Indian majors like HSBC. First Source. Volvo India. Telecommunications. Financial Marketing. Major recruiters in the Consulting and IT domains were Deloitte. Reliance Industries Ltd. Equity Research. HCL Technologies and Siemens. IIM Shillong currently in its third year since inception has drawn great appreciation from the corporate world. Advaita Caps. National Innovation Foundation. Daimler India. .. SBI Caps. Wipro consulting and PWC participating. Renault-Nissan and Indofil Chemicals. Nodwin Consultants. This year the summer placements at IIM Shillong witnessed participation from 51 companies. AON Consulting. KPMG. Yahoo! offered product development profiles to candidates with relevant experience. Bank of Baroda and Power Grid Corporation made their presence on the campus. Out of the 94 students.IIM Shillong Summer Placement Report 2010-11 IIM Shillong successfully concluded its summer internship process 2011 by executing a cohort based process. L&T. Deloitte & AON Consulting offered profiles for financial advisory services. production and operations which led to an appropriate mix for the batch to learn and grow professionally. Brand Management. For the first time around IIM Shillong had Media and Advertising firms like JWT & TBWA offering niche profiles. Tata Consultancy Services. 49% of them were first time recruiters. UTI Asset Management and NCDEX. First Global. with 100% of its batch of 94 students being offered internships across diverse sectors. Tata Capital. The highest stipend offered on-campus was 1. Technology consulting drew keen interest as well with Siemens. Tata Motors. Telcon.. Research and Talent Acquisition. E&Y. Project Financing. Retail Banking. Operations was a major focus with 14% of the participants getting options from reputed organizations like Coca Cola. L&T. Reputed Market Research firms IMRB & EmPower Research offered challenging projects to the participants. Mother Dairy. Maruti Suzuki. PWC.15 lac. Students are from premier institutes like IITs.

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