Summer Placements for IIM Udaipur Batch of 2015-17

Indian Institute of Management Udaipur is happy to announce the successful completion of its summer placement season for the PGP Batch 2015-17 of its flagship Post Graduate Programme (PGP).

PGP batch of 2015-17 is the largest batch the institute has seen in its flagship course so far consisting of 144 students and hosting a slew of 41 companies accomplished the task of 100% placements within 7.5 placement days.

The placement process saw involvement of 125 students with 10 students opting out of the process with entrepreneurial ambitions. These aspiring students will receive a stipend of INR 20,000 from the institute to assist them on their journey to becoming leading entrepreneurs of the country. The remaining 9 students succeeded in bagging lucrative off-campus placements.

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The high diversity in the batch profile was a treat for the recruiters as they had a huge variety of profiles to select students as per the job profiles. The PGP 2015-17 batch has 88% students with previous work experience with an average work experience of 27 months.

The highest domestic package offered is an attractive sum of INR 1,20,000 and the highest international package offered was 8000 AED. The stipends do not include travel and accommodation benefits which will be received by the students while on summer internship.

This year the campus saw the influx of new recruiters like Snapdeal, GirnarSoft, Fidelity Investments, Lexicon Securities, Naukri, Techprocess, Droom, Tempawala, VF Corp and VKL Spices. The addition of new recruiters is a testament of the institute’s tremendous growth year on year.

Old recruiters like General Electric India, Titan, JSPL, Amul, ICICI, YES Bank, United Breweries, WIPRO, Cummins, Genpact, HPCL, Bosch, Deloitte and others also arrived on campus giving out offers to more number of students as compared to previous years. The institute takes great pride in acknowledging the faith shown by recruiters in the students as none of the companies returned without giving an offer.

The campus recruitment process became a hub of talent for the top ranking e-commerce companies like Snapdeal, GirnarSoft and Tempawala.com among others, who recruited 33 students.

The banking and finance sector showed a huge growth with companies like General Electric India and Crisil along with others hiring 23 students.

In terms of roles offered the sales and marketing profile was the most sought after as 46 students opted for some of the most exciting roles. Other domains for summer internship include operations, consulting, ITes, etc.

The campus played host to 2 international companies- NMC HealthCare and XpressMoney. The above companies recruited 7 students who will have the unique opportunity to intern outside the country.

IIM Udaipur students join the conference at National University of Singapore (NUS)

Globalization has touched the lives of almost all of us in India here. At IIM Udaipur, the opportunities to interact at the global scale are immense as global immersion is one the key pillars of the firm foundation of the Institute. The vision shared by Director Dr. Janat Shah is charted responsibly by the students and thus helps in developing globally competent managers.

Each year more than 50 % of the batch receives the International exposure through foreign summer placements, Student Exchange Programme and International Business Programme. Over the years, global inclusion has helped the institute to develop healthy relationships with some of the top rated institutes across the globe.

Adding to the list, College of Alice and Peter Tan, National University of Singapore (NUS) invited students from Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur (IIMU) to join the two day student conference in Singapore and present their views on the topic “Making the difference through community engagement”.

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The students from the second year of PGP batch of 2013-2015 expressed their keen interest in joining the conference. As a part of Phase 1, the students submitted the abstract of their analysis on the Community Engagement Models based on collaboration between Non-Profit and For-Profit organizations. The task involved rigorous research and challenge to convert bulk of information into brief, understandable and presentable form.

In the second phase, the group of students travelled Singapore to join two days Symposium organized by CAPT, NUS. The group presented their detailed study of the sample model adopted by SELCO Solar Pvt. Ltd. in community engagement activities. The study involved ground work done by SELCO Solar in understanding needs of the community and the role played by SELCO Incubation Centre in development of local entrepreneurs of Odisha, Assam and Meghalaya who are working in the solar sector. The audience to the presentation included students from other parts of the globe such as Philippines, Singapore, China and Myanmar.

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The event formatted through panel discussion where the delegates exchanged views on various topics such as Creating healthier communities, engagement with seniors, challenging inequality and engaging communities with social enterprises.

The students from IIMU along with other delegates also paid a social visit to the underprivileged community in Singapore and noticed the initiatives taken by the government for the development of the deprived. The experience thus gained, helped students to broaden their perspective and also to inculcate the best practices exchanged during their visit.

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IIM Udaipur considers global immersion to be one of the cornerstones of its success. The students are given opportunities to explore their hidden abilities and are assumed complete freedom to take up the challenge individually and responsibly.

IIM Udaipur student representatives

Kumar Kaushal | Rohit Mishra | Anupam Mandal | Nischal Naidu | Sanjay Sharma | Akanksha Tirkey