IIM Sirmaur has completed the final Placement session for the outgoing 2016-18 batch of two-year regular programme. The IIM, which was established in 2015, has witnessed good placement session despite being one of the yougest IIMs. This year, with a batch strength of 35, there was greater diversity in terms of educational background and nature of previous work experience of the pool of candidates. There were 74 percent students with B.Tech, 14 percent with B.Com, 5 percent with BA backgrounds and rest 6 percent with other backgrounds like BBA and BMS.
The B-school has secured highest international salary so far. The overall placement was also better than previous year.
Of the total 35 students, 32 participated in the campus placement while 2 opted out and another student has taken up entrepreneurship. Total 45 recruiters from different sectors and domains visited the IIM Sirmaur campus for the Placement season 2018.
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The highest international salary was at Rs 53 lakhs, while highest domestic salary was Rs 32 lakhs.
Average salary Rs 12 lakhs
Average Salary of Top 10 percent of the batch is Rs 30.25 lakhs
Average Salary of Top 20 percent of the batch is Rs 23.64 lakhs
Average Salary of Top 50 percent of the batch is Rs 17.16 lakhs
Median salary is Rs 10 lakhs
The major recruiters were Tirupati, Tata Trusts, Schindler, Indiamart, Zomato, DCM Shriram, RIL, Tolaram Group, Alchemist, HDFC Life, Sunshine,Havells, Career Launcher, Rivigo,VLCC, GMR and EY, among others.
Sales and Marketing profile received 57 percent offers followed by business & finance with 11 percent offers. Business Development and Operations received 7 percent offers while consulting received 4 percent offers.
IIM Sirmaur is mentored by IIM Lucknow. The institute is recognised as the institute of national importance by the government. The faculty members of IIM Lucknow are training the students at IIM Sirmaur until the B-school gets its own faculty bench.
The institute has also witnessed better response from recruiters for its summer placement for 2017-19 batch.