IIM Shillong completes final placements
IIM Shillong completed final placements for their 2014-16 PGP batch recently. The season saw participation of 137 students, while 1 student chose to opt out from the process in order to pursue her entrepreneurial ambitions. A total of 41 recruiters participated in the placement process.The students collectively secured a total of 142 offers from the recruiters. 

 The following table gives the break-up of offers from various sectors

Sector Percentage of students placed
IT/ITES/Analytics 31
Manufacturing 12
Consulting 10
E-commerce 8
Conglomerate 4
Pharma 3
Automobile 2
Telecom 1
Sales and marketing was the most sought after domain in this year's placement season,it constituted a total of 31% of the overall job offers, where as 19% of the batch secured jobs in Finance domain. 4% of the students were placed in General management roles, where as 12% of the students were placed in IT and Analytics domain.

 15% of the students received/accepted PPOs from the recruiters..

 Some of the top recruiters were Mahindra GMC, HSBC, Deloitte, J.P.Morgan, Nomura, RBL Bank, Tata Steel, Tata Motors, Google, ICICI Bank, Amazon, Cognizant, Wipro, IBM, GSK Pharma, L’Oreal, YES Bank, Titan, SBI Bank,Kohler India, Future Group, Berger Paints, HDFC AMC Ltd. and Thomson Reuters. 

 The highlight of this year’s placement process was marked by the fact that more than 45% of the batch were made offers by the top 5 recruiters on campus. The roles offered by these 5 recruiters were in Consulting, Finance, Sales & Marketing, IT/Analytics, e-Commerce and Operations domain. 

 The following table gives the average salary break-up of the batch

Salary offers of Average salary (lakh p.a.)
Top 25% students 18.15
Top 50% students 16.54
Entire batch 14
Interestingly the median salary of the entire batch was same as the average salary, which was 14 Lacs p.a. It is 12% more than last year's median salary.

 The highest domestic salary offered during the final placements was a whopping INR 23.35 lakh p.a. It was given in a consultant role.The highest salary offered in sales and marketing role was INR 21 lakh p.a. As far as Finance domain is concerned, the highest salary was INR 21 lakh p.a. In a general management role, the highest salary offered was INR 23 lakh p.a.