New Delhi: IIM-Lucknow set a record in the just concluded campus placement drive with its batch of 453 students bagging over 500 job offers from more than 220 companies.

Among the reputed firms which visited the campus were Amazon, Accenture Management Consulting, Headstrong Consulting and Aditya Birla Group. Amazon made 13 offers, an IIM-Lucknow statement said.

Even in terms of stipend offered as compared to the last year's figures, IIM-Lucknow saw a near 20 percent increase across all recruiters with the average stipend being close to Rs 50,000 per month for domestic locations, it said.

Consulting offers went up by over 21 percent, coming from prestigious firms such as McKinsey and Company, The Boston Consulting Group, A T Kearney, Accenture Management Consulting, Deloitte US, PriceWaterhouseCoopers among others.

Marketing, however, continued to be the stronghold of IIM -Lucknow with 36 percent of the offers coming from firms such as Hindustan Unilever Ltd, Procter and Gamble and Reckitt Benckiser.


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