IIM Lucknow Summer Placements: The IIM Lucknow Summer Placements for the Class of 2020 has achieved 100% placements for the 34th batch of 455 students in a record time of 2 days. The recruitment drive saw the participation of more than 140 Domestic and International recruiters. The participation of these firms also marked the ascent of IIM Lucknow as a preferred recruitment destination for Marketing, Management, Consulting & Finance roles in the country.
This year IIM Lucknow saw the participation from the coveted quartet of consulting – A.T. Kearney, Bain & Co, McKinsey & Co and The Boston Consulting Group – among which Bain & Co is a First-time recruiter at IIM Lucknow. Some of the top recruiters across different sectors were Accenture Strategy, Aditya Birla Group, Amazon, A.T. Kearney, Citi Bank, Deloitte, Deutsche Bank, Fidelity Investments, HUL, ITC, McKinsey & Co, P&G, TAS, Boston Consulting Group and Uber.
First-time recruiters in campus includes AstraZeneca, Bain & Co, Google, and Pidilite among others. Bajaj Corp, Cipla, Deutsche Bank, Edelweiss, HUL, JP Morgan Chase & Co, M H Alshaya & Co offered international profiles to the students.
The top segments based on roles offered were Sales & Marketing (28%), Consulting (22%), E-Commerce (19%), Finance (17%), General Management (11%) and Systems/IT (3%). The strong economic situation supported IIM Lucknow in attracting diverse roles in the finance domain. Rest of the offers came from domains such as market research, analytics, business development, social media marketing, and HR among others.
Highlights of the IIM Lucknow Summer Placements
- The maximum number of roles were offered in the Sales & Marketing (28%) area, followed by Consulting (22%) and E-Commerce (19%).
- Accenture Strategy and Amazon made the maximum number of offers (15), followed by The Boston Consulting Group (14).
- Google, Bain & Co, Pidilite, AstraZeneca were the First-time recruiters at IIM Lucknow.
- Bajaj Corp, Cipla, Deutsche Bank, Edelweiss, Hindustan Unilever, JP Morgan Chase & Co, M H Alshaya & Co. offered International profiles.
- Median stipend stood at INR 1 LPM.
- Mean stipend stood at 1.03 LPM.
IIM Lucknow Summer Placements: Top Recruiters for the Class of 2020
|Recruiter||Number of Offers|
|Accenture Management Consulting||15|
|The Boston Consulting Group||14|
|McKinsey & Company||10|
|Bain & Company||9|
|Procter & Gamble||9|
|Aditya Birla Group||8|
|Royal Bank of Scotland||7|
IIM Lucknow Summer Placements: Domain-wise offers
|Sales & Marketing||28%|
IIM Lucknow Summer Placements: FMCG, Telecom, Digital Media & BFSI
The FMCG sector had the maximum offers (129), and recruiters included top brands such as Hindustan Unilever, P&G, Reckitt Benckiser, Nestle, ITC Limited etc.
The BFSI sector saw a total of 76 offers, and recruiters included top brands such as JP Morgan Chase & Co., Bank of America Merril Lynch, Avendus Capital amongst others. The major roles offered in this sector were in front-end investment banking, global markets, investment research, corporate/wholesale/retail banking, market research, trading, and operations.
|Airtel, Asian Paints, Colgate, Hindustan Unilever, P&G, Reckitt Benckiser, Nestle, Mars, Mondelez, Johnson & Johnson ITC Limited.|
JP Morgan Chase & Co, Bank of America Merril Lynch, Avendus Capital, American Express, CRISIL, Citi Bank, DBS, Deutsche Bank, Duff & Phelps, Edelweiss.
IIM Lucknow Summer Placements: Consulting & General Management
Management Consulting was the second most sought-after domain this year, accounting for 22% of the total offers. Top recruiters this year included the MBB firms, with Bain & Company recruiting for the first time from IIM Lucknow. Accenture Management Consulting was the top recruiter in this domain, with a total of 15 offers.
Consulting firms such as Accenture Strategy, Alvarez& Marsal, A.T. Kearney, Auctus Advisors, Bain & Co, Deloitte, McKinsey & Co, MasterCard Advisors, PwC and Boston Consulting Group made a total of 98 offers.
In the General Management domain, the top recruiter was the Aditya Birla Group with 8 offers, followed by RPG. Other top brands included the Tata Administrative Services, Vodafone, Airtel, Mahindra & Mahindra among others.
|Consulting||Accenture Strategy, Alvarez& Marsal, A.T. Kearney, Bain & Co, Deloitte, McKinsey & Co, MasterCard Advisors, PwC and The Boston Consulting Group|
|General Management||Aditya Birla Group, RPG, RIL, Tata Administrative Services, Vodafone, Airtel, Mahindra & Mahindra, Star India|
IIM Lucknow Summer Placements: IT, E-Commerce & Technology
Among IT, E-Commerce and Tech recruiters, Amazon was the largest recruiter with 15 offers. Other recruiters included industry giants such as Google, Microsoft, Uber, Samsung, Flipkart among others.
IT, E-commerce and Tech recruiters offered roles such as category management, sales enablement, business development, supply chain management, product marketing, strategic alliances, program manager and analytics, apart from IT/Systems roles.
|IT, E-Commerce & Technology||Amazon, Capgemini, Google, eBay, Wipro, Make My Trip, Pepperfry, Microsoft, Uber, Samsung, Flipkart, Swiggy|
Established in the year 1984, IIM Lucknow is in the prestigious IIM family of Management schools. IIM Lucknow moulds its students to value-driven leaders, managers, and global players. The institute undertakes a diverse range of academic activities aimed at creation, dissemination, and application of management knowledge and practice.