IIM Nagpur Achieves 100% Placement for Batch of 2019-21

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IIM Nagpur Achieves 100% Placement for Batch of 2019-21Mar 5, 2021

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IIM Nagpur has completed the Final Placements process for the fifth batch of its flagship Master’s programme in Business Administration (MBA). With the largest batch of 121 students who appeared for the final placement process this year, IIM Nagpur once again achieved 100% placement on 4th March 2021. The current batch, which was beset by an unpredictable year, successfully adapted to the virtual mode of campus placements. IIM Nagpur welcomed recruiters across various sectors like Consulting, Banking, Financial Services & Insurance (BFSI), Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), Consumer Durables, Ed-Tech, E-Commerce, Analytics, and Logistics.

The list of prominent recruiters who have participated in this year’s Campus Placements Season includes Bain & Co., BNY Mellon, Accenture, Arcelor Mittal, DHL, Deloitte, Dalmia Bharat, Tata Power, TVS, ZS Associates, L&T InfoTech, Crompton Greaves, IQVIA, HCL, Magicbricks, Tresvista & Urban Company. Despite the uncertainty faced this year, IIM Nagpur has witnessed an increase in the Average package & Median package offered in the campus recruitment season. The Average and Median package for this year were ₹13.21 lakhs per annum and ₹13 lakhs per annum respectively.

Consulting & IT emerged as the most sought-after sectors, followed by BFSI & FMCG/FMCD, with more than 60 percent of the batch opting for companies in these sectors. The current year also witnessed participation from Logistics, E-Commerce, Manufacturing, Ed-Tech, with more than 20 percent of the batch choosing profiles in these sectors. Strategy, Consulting and Analytics were the most sought-after roles by the students. Apart from these, roles in Marketing, Finance, and Operations were offered to the students. This year also witnessed participation from 41 first-time recruiters, which included companies like Bain & Co., Xiaomi, Sula Vineyards, NCR Corporation, Salesforce, Utkarsh Bank, Collegedunia, Zypp Electric, Accolite, etc.

“IIM Nagpur has yet again distinguished itself by successfully securing 100% placements for the Batch of 2019-21 – despite the uncertainty resulting from the pandemic. Not only does this testify to the excellence in management education that our students receive at IIM Nagpur, but also to the agility with which the Institute has responded to the crisis – moving classes online, leveraging the virtual environment to connect with more industry experts, and ensuring that our curriculum evolves with the needs of the industry. We are grateful to our valued recruiters for their continued engagement with us. As we gear up to move into our permanent campus at MIHAN in the heart of the industries, we are positive that it will strengthen our academic rigour, research, industry connectedness, and training capabilities further,” said Prof. Bhimaraya Metri, Director, IIM Nagpur.

“The students’ continued stellar performance, along with the support from the administration, is a testament to our grit and resilience, which ensured 100% placements in one of the most challenging yet fruitful years in the history of IIM Nagpur. We are thankful to the recruiters for their confidence in the students of IIM Nagpur,” said Prof. Nilesh Gupta, Chairperson, Career Development Services at IIM Nagpur.

Key Highlights:

  • Top Profiles Offered – Management Consulting, Research, and Advisory, Brand Management, Key Account Management, Fixed Income Research, Retail Banking, Supply Chain, Product Management
  • Consulting Cohort witnessed maximum offers, with 31.9% of the students opting for these roles.
  • First Time Recruiters on-boarded: 41

Placement Coverage in various publications: