IIM Vishakhapatnam has Kicked-off Summer Placements for its Maiden Batch

Nidhi Mishra updated on : 18 Feb 2016

IIM Vishakhapatnam witnessed the participation of top recruiters from across all sectors during the Summer Placement Process for PGP 2015-17 batch

IIM Vishakhapatnam Summer Placement

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Vishakhapatnam has recorded a 100% summer placement for its PGP 2015-17 batch putting an end to the speculation of whether the industry would accept the newest batch of the recently opened institute.

The very first placement process was concluded with 33 top notch companies recruiting 48 participating students from the batch of 49. IIM Vishakhapatnam (IIMV) is one the 6 newly established IIMs. IIMV is mentored by IIM Bangalore (IIM-B).

The placement process consisted of two phases; the first phase was jointly processed by IIM Bangalore and IIM Vishakhapatnam which was conducted in the first week of November 2015. From the batch, 31 students were selected in the respective phase.

The second phase saw multiple recruiters visiting the IIMV campus over a period of three months to recruit students of their choice, concluding with all 48 students successfully securing internship offers.

The top recruiters in consulting and banking were KPMG and Ernst & Young who recruited IIMV students for their consulting division and transaction advisory, respectively. The recruiters in technology domain included Xiaomi, Directi, Mindtree, Capgemini, Sutherland Global, Mphasis and SkyQuest. Internet companies such as Hopscotch, Mauj.com, IITIIM, Shaadi.com, Channelplay, and Furlenco also recruited students for key product management and project management internships.

The Indian Institute of Management, Visakhapatnam also known as IIM Vizag, is a public business school. It is one of the 19 IIMs. The institution started its first batch of PGPM programme from August 2015. The institute had started groundwork for its activities under the guidance and mentorship of IIM Bangalore, one of the top institutes of management in India. IIM-V conducts its classes in the Andhra Bank School of Business of Andhra University campus, till it moves to its own campus at Gambheeram, Vizag in about three years’ time.

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