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Premier B-Schools in country IIM Calcutta achieves 100% placement

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Kolkata: IIM Calcutta, one of the premier B-Schools of the country, has achieved 100 per cent placement on the first day, a statement from the institute said here.

One hundred and twenty-three companies from diverse sectors participated in the placement process for the 54th batch of the institute’s flagship Post-Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) with 441 students and made 501 jobs offers.

According to the IIM release, 15 per cent of the batch received more than one offer. Also, 50 per cent of offers were from the consulting (29 per cent) and finance (21 per cent) sectors.

 

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Reputed consulting firms like AT Kearney, Bain & Co, The Boston Consulting Group, and McKinsey & Co made offers in double digits. Other prominent names included EY-Parthenon, Alvarez & Marsal and PwC.

Accenture was the largest recruiter with 24 offers accepted, the release said.

Major finance recruiters like Goldman Sachs, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, CitiBank, JP Morgan Chase, Deutsche Bank and Avendus also attended the placement process.

 

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New age companies in e-commerce, operations and product management also attracted a fair chunk (16 per cent) of the class of 2019 with 68 offers accepted.

Amazon, Uber, Udaan, Media.Net, Flipkart, Microsoft and Salesforce were some of the top names among recruiters.

 

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A large number of students were hired in general management (14 per cent), sales and marketing (12 per cent) and IT-analytics (8 per cent) with big names like Aditya Birla Group, Mahindra, Wipro and Hindustan Unilever.

The average CTC (cost to the company) was Rs 24.96 lakh and the median Rs 23.5 lakh, marking an increase of Rs 0.76 lakh and Rs 1.5 lakh, respectively.

“At IIM Calcutta, we were not worried about 100 per cent placement. We focused on our preparation and learning. A hard working student can easily secure an offer of choice,” said a student.

 

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Jobseekers fear that a layoff is imminent, 50% Focus On Self-Development

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Jobseekers from the IT, pharma, medical/healthcare and BFSI industries were less impacted by layoffs and salary cuts as compared to their counterparts from other industries.

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“The survey gives a broad direction of maintaining caution towards the future outlook of the job market. While 10 per cent jobseekers confirmed that they have been laid-off as per the survey, almost 34 per cent fear that a layoff is imminent,” said Pawan Goyal, Chief Business Officer, Naukri.com.

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“On the positive side it is heartening to see that more than 50 per cent of jobseekers are focusing on upskilling for better career opportunities and that is a sure shot way of long term career growth,” Goyal added.

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Majority of jobseekers are utilising the time at hand due to the lockdown for self-development and career advancement.

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Data science and analytics courses (22 per cent), followed by digital marketing (20 per cent), and finance and risk management (16 per cent) were among the top courses being picked up by jobseekers to up-skill themselves.

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There is a mixed feeling around layoffs and salary cuts among jobseekers.

Nearly 41 per cent of the jobseekers were positive that layoffs are not likely to happen in their organization. These jobseekers were mostly from the BFSI, IT and Pharma industries suggesting a relatively higher job security sentiment in these industries.

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“On the other hand, 59 per cent of the jobseekers, mostly from the airlines, hospitality, ecommerce and BPO/ITES industries, confirmed that the layoffs are either already announced or most likely to happen in the coming days,” the findings showed.

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In the most impacted sectors such as airlines, hospitality and e-commerce, almost half of the jobseekers indicated that salary cuts have been announced in their companies.

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