Kozhikode: The summer placement
program for the PG Students of IIM-Kozhikode was completed in record 6 days.
Almost 364 students were recruited and about 50% of them got placed in sales
There were large number of new
recruiters this year said an official statement. The percentage of new
recruiters was quite high this year and almost accounted for 45% of the total
employers.A total of 119 companies
participated in the recruitment process and included esteemed companies such as
Airtel, BCG, EY, ITC, KPMG, Godrej, Mahindra, Nestle, Hul and many more.
A few of the names of the new
recruiting companies are: AMUL,Credit
Suisse, Colgate Palmolive, DE Shaw, Directi, IndiaMART, Kohler, Mytrah,
Novartis, Piramal Group, Saint Gobain, Sun Pharma, TAFE etc.
Apart from Indian locations the
students were also offered international locations and the highest monthly
stipend offered was 2.5 lakhs.
This year also saw students opting
for some niche roles in the field of Digital Marketing, Social Media Analytics,
Research and Development.
Director (In-Charge)IIM Kozhikode, Prof
Kulbhushan Balooni, said, that the institute continued to provide the industry
with students 'who are thought leaders and business front-runners in the
This was the 20th batch
of the students which went for the summer placement drive and closed the same
in the record 6 days. This shows the faith of the recruiters on the quality of
our students, added the Prof.