16th February 2014 Ahmedabad
IIM Ahmedabad conducted Cluster 2 of the Final Placement Process for the PGP batch of 2014 on 16th February 2014. The second cluster consisted of six cohorts: Consumer Goods, Consumer Services, Global Technology Firms, General Management and Leadership, Strategy and Niche Consulting, Banking and Financial Services.
The Consumer Goods, Consumer Services and Global Technology Firms cohorts included regular partners like Amazon, HUL, ITC, Nestlé and Samsung. The General Management and Leadership cohort comprised of recruiters such as Mahindra group, while the Niche Consulting cohort comprised of firms like EXL, Feedback Infra and others.
At the time of this release, Amazon, EXL and Reliance Industries Limited had made the highest number of offers (8 each, including pre placement offers). Reliance Industries Limited participated as a part of the General Management and Leadership Cohort. The firm commented, "Our visit to IIM Ahmedabad was a rewarding experience. We met some of the bright young minds and believe those joining us will have enriching careers." DBS, which participated in the placement process at IIM Ahmedabad as a part of the Banking and Financial Services Cohort said, “IIM Ahmedabad is a premiere institute and has a good mix of candidates.” While expressing their views on the placement process, the firm stated, “The process is well managed, and there is proper sharing of information. The segmentation of the organizations into cohorts is the differentiating factor about IIM Ahmedabad.”
The third cluster is scheduled to be conducted on February 23, 2014.