Once again the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIM-L) has achieved 100% placements for its 31st batch of 435 students in record three days’ time. In the recruitment drive, over 170 domestic and international companies participated.

According to the HT reports, the top four segments based on roles offered were sales and marketing, finance, consulting and business development, including some extremely sought after and niche profiles in the finance domain.

Top segments based on roles offered were sales and marketing (26%), finance (23%), consulting (22%), e-commerce (8%), systems/IT (12%) and general management (9%).

The remaining offers came from domains such as operations/supply chain, general management, systems/IT, market research, analytics and human resource.

Companies like EMAAR, McKinsey & Company, o3 Capital and The Boston Consulting Group participated and this was the highlight of placement season. The participation of these firms also marked the ascent of IIM-L as a preferred recruitment destination for marketing, finance and consulting roles in the country.

Some of the top recruiters across different sectors were Accenture, Aditya Birla Group, Amazon, Avendus, Goldman Sachs, Hindustan Unilever, McKinsey & Company, TAS and The Boston Consulting Group.

Prof Prakash Singh, Chairman Placements, at IIM-L said “First-time recruiters include Clinton Health Access Initiative, EMAAR, and Societe Generale. International profiles were offered by Capgemini, EMAAR, MH Alshaya, UAE Exchange and Olam International.”