LUCKNOW: Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIM-L), country's premiere business school, has achieved 100 per cent summer placements for its largest batch of 475 students in a record time of five-and-a-half days.
According to a release issued by the institute today, the recruitment drive which saw participation from 159 domestic and international recruiters was completed in a record time of just five-and-a-half days.
The top four segments based on roles offered were sales and marketing, finance, consulting and business development.
Despite the current economic situation, IIM-L attracted significant roles in the finance domain.
The rest of the offers came from domains such as operations/supply chain, general management, systems/IT, market research, analytics and HR, it said.
Some of the top recruiters across different sectors were Aditya Birla Group, Accenture, Amazon, a Delhi based NGO, Headstrong, HSBC, Hindustan Unilever, Kraft-Cadbury, McKinsey, P&G, a startup in the taxi business, an SME advisory firm and The Boston Consulting Group.
Some of the top firms from the FMCG/consumer goods/telecom sector were Asian Paints, Airtel, Coke, Dabur, GSK Consumer, Hindustan Unilever, ITC, Kraft-Cadbury, L'Oreal, Marico, Mars, Nivea, Pepsi, Puma etc.
One of the new segments that came up this year was the social and education sector with paid stipends.
The institute also attracted the highest number of international firms from the Middle East and Africa from diverse sectors such as retail, real estate, brand consulting and advertising.