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IIM Calcutta Placement Sees Demand From E-Commerce Industry

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IIM Calcutta Placement Sees Demand From E-Commerce Industry

Kolkata: Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C), which achieved 100 per cent final placements for the 2013-15 batch in just two and half days, has witnessed good demand from e-commerce industry this year.

In the batch of 438 students, e-commerce industry accounted for 47 offers, a significantly large number compared to last time, an IIM-C statement said.

Amazon, Snapdeal, Flipkart, Olacabs, GroupOn, Quikr, UrbanLadder and CarTrade were among the hirers, it said.

IIM Calcutta registered a whopping 100-plus offers in the sector.

Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, Citibank, BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank, Avendus Capital, ICICI Securities, Kotak IBD, Edelweiss, Allegro Advisors and other finance firms recruited for multiple roles on Day-0, the first day, the statement said.

Consulting firms showed great faith in the campus making 20 per cent of the total offers. The Boston Consulting Group, Bain & Co., McKinsey, AT Kearney and Accenture Management Consulting were among the major firms to hire in the sector.

With 18 offers in all, Accenture was the largest recruiter at IIM Calcutta this year.

Sales and Marketing contributed 19 per cent of the offers. Firms which made offers include P&G, Reckitt Benckiser, Kelloggs, ITC and Philips while Coca Cola, PepsiCo, Mondelez, Dabur and Middle-East based retail firm Alshaya recruited via PPOs, the statement added.



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