IIM Kozhikode Placements 2019: IIM Kozhikode has witnessed the final placements with a 16% increase in the Average Salary offered, 21 new brands recruited from the campus this placement season. The top 50 percent of the recruited students secured an average salary of 23.75 LPA while the top 25 percent bagged an average salary of 27.05 LPA and the top 10 percent secured 32.86 LPA. This IIM Kozhikode placements 2019 season saw the participation of 107 organizations with 390 offers made in total.

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IIM Kozhikode has not only established itself as a forerunner in management education but has also left deep imprints of its presence in the society. The pool of talent, experience, and aspirations that the students carry along makes IIM Kozhikode one of the most sought-after institutions in India. IIM Kozhikode offers Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM), Fellow Program in Management (FPM), Executive Post Graduate Program (EPGP), EPGP (Kochi) and several short duration management development programs which create highly competent managers and thought leaders every year.

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IIM Kozhikode Placements 2019: Highlights

  • Highest CTC: INR 40.50 LPA.
  • Median CTC: INR 18.80 LPA.
  • Mean CTC: INR 20.67 LPA. 
  • Over 50% of the recruiters feature in the Fortune 500 companies of the world.
  • 21 new brands recruited from IIM Kozhikode this season.
  • A total of 390 offers by 107 organizations.
  • Consulting was the most sought after domain, with 30% of the offers for Consulting roles.
  • Finance was the second most sought after domain, with 21% of the offers for Finance roles.
  • Top brands recruiting from IIM Kozhikode this year included McKinsey & Company, The Boston Consulting Group, Amazon, Mahindra Group, Hindustan Unilever, Nestle, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase & Company, Reliance Industries Limited, Tata Administrative Services among others.

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Domain Average CTC Highest CTC Increase in Average CTC Offers made
Consulting 20.84 LPA 34 LPA 20% 30%
Finance 18.41 LPA 38 LPA 15% 21%
General Management 20.51 LPA 27.50 LPA 10% 10%
Sales & Marketing 18.30 LPA 30 LPA 6% 17%
IT & Analytics 16.50 LPA 35.94 LPA 4% 16%
Operations 24.24 LPA 40.50 LPA 31% 6%

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Final Placements 2019 saw a host of marquee recruiters in the Consulting vertical like Bain & Co., BCG, Deloitte, EY, McKinsey & Co., KPMG and PwC. Further, students were also offered niche roles by firms like Feedback Infra and Avalon Consulting.


Over 21% of the total offers were in the finance domain. Top recruiters including Colgate Palmolive, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, Piramal, State Street, and Yes Bank made offers in Investment Banking, Financial Markets, and Corporate Finance.

General Management

General Management vertical saw an increase in the number of leadership roles offered. Capgemini ELITE and Tata Sky joined the list of top recruiters like Aditya Birla Group, Mahindra, RPG, and TAS who have continued their long-standing association with the institute.

IT and Analytics

With regular recruiters like American Express, Microsoft, Mondelez, Optum, Wipro, new recruiters Citrix and Payoneer also participated in Final Placements 2019. Students were offered roles in Analytics, Product Management, EA to CXO and allied fields.


Operations vertical saw a 31% increase in the average CTC offered. First-time recruiters on campus like Flipkart and Jubilant FoodWorks offered multiple roles, while regular recruiter Amazon hired the most number of students.

Sales & Marketing

Sales & Marketing vertical saw over 17% of the students getting offers from marquee recruiters. Recruiters like Asian Paints, HUL, HCCB, ITC, Nestle, and Pidilite offered roles in B2C sales. HP, Lenovo, and Samsung offered B2B sales roles.

Domain-wise IIM Kozhikode Placements 2019

Domain Offers Made Recruiters
Consulting 30% Bain & Company, BCG, Deloitte, EY, PwC, McKinsey & Company.
Finance 21% Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan & Chase, Piramal, Yes Bank, State Street, Deutsche Bank.
General Management 10% Aditya Birla, Capgemini, Mahindra Rise, Tata Sky, Reliance Industries Limited.
Sales & Marketing 17% Asian Paints, Hindustan Unilever, ITC, Nestle, Samsung, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages.
IT & Analytics 16% Citi Bank, Citrix, Microsoft, Mondelez, Optum.
Operations 6% Amazon, Flipkart, RPG Group, Maersk, Jubilant Foodworks, L&T.

IIM Kozhikode students being sought-after for the leadership positions has remained the norm for quite some time now. Maintaining its legacy, this year too IIM Kozhikode students were offered roles in various domains. Investment Banking by Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase; Consulting and Strategy by Bain & Co., BCG, Mckinsey & Co., and Deloitte; Operational Leadership roles by Amazon and HUL. While companies like Capgemini, Mahindra, RPG, and TAS offered various roles aimed at accelerated leadership positions. These various roles aims to position students of IIM Kozhikode at the forefront and redefine the industry benchmarks.

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