Indian Institute of Management-Kozhikode (IIM-K) placement session was dominated by the financial sector this year.

Last Updated: 2010-03-16T06:13:14+05:30

IIM-Kozhikode Placement Session Dominated by Finance Sector

New Delhi: This recruitment season in the campus of the elite - Indian Institute of Management-Kozhikode (IIM-K), finance sector emerged as the biggest player. Financial sectors took active participation in the recruitment process, which itself explains the economic revival story. IIM-K has said that a whopping 39 percent of their students got placed in this vertical.
Debashis Chatterjee, IIM-K Director said that allaying fears that subdued placements for the finance vertical would continue due to the spill-over effect of the recession, finance emerged to be the most preferred vertical among the students. He also added a whopping 39 percent of the total roles on offer were made in the finance domain.
As per sources, this year, 122 firms visited the IIM-K to recruit students, 28 more than the last placement season. Roles ranging from investment banking, corporate finance, equity research, retail banking and risk management were on offer. Other than finance, marketing and consulting also dominated the placement season, with 27 % of the roles offered being for sales and marketing profiles and 22 % for consulting profiles. However, the largest recruiter for the season was Deloitte, who picked up 19 students from the campus.
- By Archana Sharma
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