Which are India's dream companies to work with after an MBA? Which Consulting firms and banks do IIM ABCLIK, ISB and XLRI alumni end up at after their MBA? What are the salaries that students of top IIMs expect after graduation? How likely are you to end up at a top investment bank or an MBB consulting firm if you're from one of India's top ten institutes? These are the top ten reports that all MBA students and IIM aspirants must read in 2021 to find answers to these crucial questions; answers that hold the potential to help you decide the future of your career!
Every year, InsideIIM conducts an elaborate recruitment survey where we ask current students of top Indian management institutes key questions around the hiring process at their respective business schools. The result of this survey is a series of reports that provide deep insight into the hiring processes and preferences at India's most desirable business schools. One of these reports - in fact the most read report of the series - is the ranking of dream companies to work with for MBA students at India's top business schools.
When mapping out their careers, one of the most important elements to consider for MBA students is what sector and domain they'd like to start their management careers in. This can go on to decide what your career looks like three, five or even ten years down the line. So which career path does India's crème de la crème lean towards? What sectors and roles do IIM students see themselves in, and why? Find out in this report!
It is now an undisputed fact - consulting is, by some margin, the most desirable sector to work in for MBA students across India's top IIMs and other top-ranked management institutes, and for good reason; management/strategy consultants are some of the highest paid professionals in the world, and consulting provides an opportunity to gain exposure to a plethora of industries and diverse business problems. So, which consulting firms do MBA students from the country's top b-schools want to work with the most? Beyond the MBB firms, which organizations do MBA students consider their dream workplaces? Find out in this report!
In a recent analysis by the Financial Times' education team, it was revealed that finance and banking was the most popular destination for MBA graduates belonging to the world's top business schools. The InsideIIM recruitment survey also revealed something similar - banking and financial services is amongst the most desirable sectors to work in for MBA students at the IIMs and other top institutes, and with good reason. Management graduates working in this sector tend to be some of the most well-paid professionals in the world, and roles in this sector are known to have a certain glamour quotient and present tremendous opportunities to learn. So, which banking and finance companies do MBA students from the country's top b-schools want to work with the most? Find out in this report!
Sales and Marketing has been one of the most sought-after domains for MBA students in recent years. This can be seen in the results of the InsideIIM recruitment survey of 2020-2021, where MBA students have chosen Sales and Marketing amongst their top three most desirable domains. This can also be seen in the latest placement reports of top business schools like IIMs ACIK, FMS, and XLRI where at least 15 percent and up to 24 percent of the Class of 2020 opted for Sales & Marketing roles. Even at b-schools like the Harvard Business School, Stanford GSB, Yale SOM, etc., a significant chunk of recent graduates have opted for these roles. So which Sales and Marketing recruiters do MBA students want to work with the most? Here's what the InsideIIM Recruitment Survey found.
One of the most pressing matters for any MBA student is being able to receive a good return on investment, both in terms of money and time. Having spent a good number of months (if not years) working towards getting admission to a top institute, students expect a certain remuneration to start-off their management careers with. Since placement reports usually provide limited salary data, we made use of the extensive InsideIIM Recruitment Survey to dive deeper into the kind of salaries that students realistically expect in their first post-MBA jobs.
This is the second part of a two-part report in our 2020 Recruitment Survey series. In the first part, we explore remuneration expectations across India's top-10 management institutes as per the latest InsideIIM rankings. In this part, we explore overall trends based on responses received from students of over 45 business schools. We will also explore trends for New IIMs, Baby IIMs, NMIMS, NITIE, SIBM, SCMHRD, IMT, and TISS.
For MBA students, it is a dream to work with the holy trinity of Consulting firms - McKinsey, BCG and Bain, also known as the MBB firms. So, how many IIM graduates really end up working with the MBB firms? What percentage of IIM alumni are Consultants at the Big Four? Do graduates of MICA and SIBM Pune work with MBB and other top Consulting firms? Where is the highest IIM ABCLIK and ISB alumni concentration? If you're an IIM grad., where are you likely to end up? To find out, we bring to you the latest iteration of the InsideIIM Alumni Report!
Finance roles are some of the most desirable roles at a b-school campus, with many top banks and even multi-lateral organisations offering coveted roles to MBA graduates. So, of the alumni who graduate from the top IIMs and other leading MBA institutes, what percentage work at top investment banks like Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, and Morgan Stanley? Which banks are you likely to end up working at if you're from IIMs ABC or ISB? To find out, we collected data from LinkedIn to find out the concentration of IIM, ISB, FMS, XLRI, SPJIMR alumni at India's most desirable Finance companies to work with. Here's what we found.
Consumer Goods companies are some of the biggest recruiters at top Indian b-school campuses, hiring top talent for various domains including Sales and Marketing. In fact, FMCG companies such as Hindustan Unilever and ITC feature amongst dream recruiters at Indian business schools. So, amongst top Consumer Goods companies, which are the ones that IIM ABCLIK, XLRI, and ISB alumni flock to? What percentage of IIM ABC alumni end up working at HUL, P&G, Nestle, RB, ITC, and other top FMCG companies? Here is a detailed analysis of latest available LinkedIn data on where IIM alumni are currently working.