Students from IIM Bangalore, owing to their intrinsic talent as well as the holistic personality development they receive at the Institute, are significant value creators for the organizations worldwide. The best of companies participate in campus placements year-on-year offering excellent career opportunities to IIMB students.
The Summer Internship programme conducted after the first year also attracts an equally overwhelming response from the corporate world. Students get an opportunity to work closely with companies and develop a long term perspective with regards to their career choices. Companies too view the summer internships as a means to engage students on some productive short term assignments as well as evaluate them for the purpose of giving them pre-placement offers.
Highlights of Final Placements 2013
The Final Placement season for the class of PGP 2013 witnessed the participation of many conglomerates offering leadership roles to students who will work closely with senior leaders and would be responsible for organisational transformation adapting to dynamic business environments. The candidates selected for Reliance Industries Ltd.-Strategic Services Unit would work towards enabling the Chairman's Office to guide and set the direction of long term strategy for RIL. HCL Technologies participated with a unique initiative - Entrepreneur@Residence, under which candidates selected will have a chance to work directly under Mr Shiv Nadar, Founder & Chairman, HCL. With regular participation of Aditya Birla Group and Tata Administrative Services (TAS), other recruiters who visited campus for leadership programmes were Cisco, Mahindra Group, Hinduja Group, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Cipla, DTDC and Ranbaxy.IIMB is amongst the few leading Indian B-Schools that achieved 100% placement for the entire batch in the Final Placement season of 2013.
Twenty-one students were offered international placements from various firms for global locations. Seven students opted out of placements in pursuit of entrepreneurial ventures; one of these will work towards improvement of primary education in rural India.
IIMB played host to international banks such as the Bank of America, Citibank, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Royal Bank of Scotland, Standard Chartered, HSBC and Swiss Investment bank UBS on the first day of Final Placements. The first day also saw participation of Avendus Capital and New York based hedge fund, Arga Investment. Premier private equity firm, the Blackstone Group (London) and consulting firms Greenwich and Roland Berger, hired exclusively from IIM Bangalore offering international locations.