How was IIFT placement for 2006-2018 batch? Here are details

IIFT Delhi, IIFT Kolkata
IIFT Delhi, IIFT Kolkata

The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade successfully had completed its Final Placement process of its largest ever batch of 2016-18 in record time in January. 31 students got international offers across locations such as South America, Thailand, Africa and South-East countries, which is a 55% jump from last year in international offers.

Of the batch strength of 288, a total of 93 Pre-Placement oers were made to students as compared to 74 in the previous year. With 110 companies confirming their participation, IIFT wrapped its placements with 94, out of which 35 were first time associations.

Top Packages:
Highest International package offered was $150,000 per year.
The highest domestic package was Rs. 29 lakhs per year.

Highlights
The overall average CTC oered was 19.23 LPA compared to 18.41 LPA last year. The domestic average CTC and the median CTC were 18.27 and 17 LPA respectively.

PRE-PLACEMENT OFFERS
The 2018 batch of IIFT received 94 PPOs, an increase of 29.10% over 2017

Four students received a package of $150,000 per annum along with another 7 students receiving packages above $80,000.
First time associations with 35 organizations such as Acquisory Consulting, Adani Group, Arcesium, Avendus Capital, BMW, CP Group, Deloitte USI (S&O) EXL, i3 Consulting, Mother Dairy, Murugappa Group, OYO Rooms, PepsiCo, Shapoorji Pallonji, Sterlite Power, Tech Mahindra, VECV, VF Corporation and Yes Bank among others

DOMAIN SPECIFIC PLACEMENT DETAILS

SALES & MARKETING (35%)

New associations in this domain were formed with organisations like BMW, Mother Dairy, PepsiCo, Sterlite Power, Volvo-Eicher Commercial Vehicles and VF Corporation.
ITC, GILAC, Marico, Dabur, Britannia, Tata Steel, Google, Axis Bank, Shell and Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. continued their long-term associations with IIFT.

Telecom majors Airtel and Vodafone recruited in large numbers.

Hero Motor Corp., Tata Motors and TVS recruited IIFTians for S&M roles in the automobile sector.

Business Analyst, Campaign Manager, Category Manager, Digital Marketing, Marketing Manager, Product Manager, Sales Manager
were some of the coveted roles that were oered to the candidates.
Other recruiters in this domain included Bajaj Auto, Tata Sky, Shopclues, Edelweiss, Hewlett-Packard, Dell, LAVA, OYO Rooms and Click Labs.

FINANCE (29%)

General Electric oered its prestigious FMP profile at IIFT. Avendus Capital offered the coveted Front-end Investment Banking.
Goldman Sachs, JPMC, HSBC, Nomura, Acquisory Consulting recruited students for niche roles like Investment Banking,
Global Investment Research, Risk Management and Corporate Treasury.

Yes Bank and DBS, new recruiters at IIFT, extended their Retail Banking profiles. Axis Bank, IDFC Bank and ICICI Bank recruited students for Corporate Transaction, Retail & Treasury Banking Roles.

GSK CH, Synergy Consulting IFA, Sterlite Power, BMW and Tata Motors offered roles like Debt/Equity, Corporate Finance and Business Development.

Other notable recruiters who participated in the process include Aditya Birla Capital, Arcesium, Axis Securities, Citibank, CRISIL, Indus Valley Partners.

Trade (10%)

IIFT continued to perfrom impressively in its forte of Trade and International Business with some of the largest trade companies in the world visiting campus. Olam International, ADM, Phoenix Commodities, TGI Group, Aluzinc Asia, Trafigura and AgroCorp International were the leading recruiters oering trade roles to the students this year.

Prestigious Indian conglomerates such as the Murugappa Group visited IIFT for the first time and oered Trade roles.
The Trade domain at IIFT remained the source of the highest remuneration oered on campus with the highest package being
close to Rs. 1 Crore.

The international roles were oered in locations such as South America, Thailand, Africa and South-East Asia.

GENERAL MANAGEMENT (13%)

The General Management domain witnessed the addition of new recruiters and an expansion of the types of roles oered by exisitng recruiters.

Airtel, JSW, British Telecom, Raymond, RPG are some of the recruiters oering GenMan roles to IIFTians.

Aditya Birla Group once again recruited for its reputed LEAP (Leadership Associate Program) while Mahindra and Mahindra
recruited for their coveted GMC (Group Management Cadre) program.

The prestigious Business Conglomerate, Shapoorji Pallonji visited IIFT for the first time, while the CP group based out of Thailand recruited IIFTians for the FLP (Future Leaders Program).

A wide range of organizations visited IIFT for roles in Operations and Supply Chain domain including E-commerce giants such as Amazon, Flipkart & Shopclues.

Tata Steel continued its long term association with IIFT by oering its Operations role. Maersk, Deugro, Tata Metaliks and Tata Sky oered their supply chain roles in Supply Chain Management.

CONSULTING AND IT/ITES (13%)

Reputed Consulting firms participated in the placement process, oering a wide variety of profiles.

EXL Services, Cognizant Business Consulting, Actuate Business Consulting, Bain Capability Center, Deloitte USI S&O, EXL Service, Cognizant Business Consulting, Actuate Business Consulting, Bain Capability Center, and i3 Consulting are some of the industry stalwarts who extended oers to the candidates GeP and Infosys Management Consulting oered their Operations
consulting to IIFTians. Infosys Management Consulting also offered Business and Financial Consulting Roles.
The strong IT background of the students continued to attract big names to IIFT, with an assortment of roles on oer.
Google, IBM, Dell, HP, TCS, Wipro, Hexaware and Capegemini are some of the IT giants who recruited students.
IIFT recognized globally for its prowess in International Business, performed exceptionally well across all domains and the participation by top recruiters across the board is a testimony to the same.

Of the batch strength of 288, a total of 93 Pre-Placement oers were made to students as compared to 74 in the previous year. With 110 companies confirming their participation, IIFT wrapped its placements with 94, out of which 35 were first time associations.

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