Top 5 B-schools in India with the best placements:

Top 5 B-schools in India with the best placements:

Top 5 B-schools in India with the best placements:

The top 5 B-Schools in India with the best placements are as follows :

  1. IIM Ahmedabad

Recently IIM Ahmedabad completed its placement process for the 2018-20 batch. A total of 153 firms participated in the placement process and offered 182 roles to the students of the MBA batch. Top recruiters included McKinsey, Boston Consulting Group, and Tata Consultancy Services. McKinsey made the most number of offers to the students (27) followed by Boston Consulting Group (23).

IIM Ahmedabad Placements: 2020 vs 2019 vs 2018

The placement trend at IIM Ahmedabad has seen an upward trend in terms of salary packages as well as participation from companies. Check the table below for placement trend of past three years.

Specifications 2020 2019 2018
Highest Domestic CTC TBA Rs 70 LPA Rs 72 LPA
Highest International CTC TBA Rs 83.51 LPA Rs 66 LPA
Average Domestic CTC TBA Rs 25.83 LPA Rs 22 LPA
Top recruiting company McKinsey (27 offers) Accenture Strategy (24 offers) Accenture Strategy (18 offers)
Total number of firms participated 153 139 125
Total number of offers made 182 184 150
Top recruiting sector Consulting Consulting Consulting
First time recruiters Blackstone Group, Colgate, DaytoDay Health, Diageo, FIITJEE, HCL Technologies and Strategy SAIF Partners, Russell Reynolds, Etihad Airways, OLAM, United Breweries KPMG, Grofers, Walmart, Basix, ITC Agri
Dream Applications 160 143 176


2. IIM Bangalore

IIM Bangalore final placements 2020 saw 100% hiring across various domains including Consulting, Finance, Sales & Marketing and E-Commerce. 428 students of MBA batch were placed during the three-day IIM Bangalore placement process 2020 in which maximum offers (147) were made by Consulting firms. Average domestic CTC offered stood at Rs 26.18 lakh per annum and average international CTC stood at Rs 32.10 lakh per annum.

IIM Bangalore Placements 2020: Highlights

Features Details
Average international CTC Rs 32.10 LPA
Median international CTC Rs 26 LPA
Average domestic  CTC Rs 26.18 LPA
Median domestic CTC Rs 25 LPA
Number of companies participated 120

IIM Bangalore Placements: 2020 vs 2019 vs 2018

IIM Bangalore has witnessed steady rise in the average compensation offered to MBA batch in the past three years but the international compensation has declined. The average international CTC offered in 2020 placements is the lowest compared to previous two years. Take a look at the salary comparison of past three years in the table below.

CTC Offered 2020 2019 2018
Average international CTC Rs 32.10 LPA Rs 62.30 LPA Rs 58.20 LPA
Average domestic CTC Rs 26.18 LPA Rs 24.54 LPA Rs 22.76 LPA


3. IIM Calcutta

IIM Calcutta placement process for the 2018-2020 MBA batch recorded an average salary offer of Rs 27.90 lakh per annum. The top 10% of the class bagged lucrative offers with a salary package of Rs 54.50 lakh per annum. The average package stood at Rs 41.80 lakh per annum while the median salary was Rs 25.50 lakh per annum. The highest salary offer stood at Rs 80 lakh per annum, which was made in Finance and Sales & Marketing. The General Management sector recorded the highest salary offer of Rs 50 lakh per annum.

IIM Calcutta Placement Highlights: 2020 Vs 2019

IIM Calcutta placements 2020 witnessed a median salary of Rs 25.5 lakh. A few more highlights for the year 2020 are mentioned in the table below with a comparison to 2019:

Particulars Stats/Salary 2020 Stats/Salary 2019
Students registered for placements 444 442
Total recruiters participated 148 125
Total offers made 495 (till day 1A of final placement week) 501
PPOs offered 35% 33%
Average package offered Rs 27.9 LPA Rs 25.40 LPA
Highest package offered Rs 80 LPA Rs 72 LPA


4. Faculty of management studies

The final placement session at Faculty Of Management Studies (FMS Delhi) concluded on a mixed note with 100% of students getting placed. While the average salary package for this season rose to  23.20 LPA from 21.1 LPA (last year), the highest package saw a dip as it has gone down to 48 LPA from 54 LPA. From a batch size of 216, 198 students participated in the placement process while the rest 18 preferred to sign out of the placement process. The achievement in FMS placement 2019 was the sharp rise in the average salary for women students as it went up at 25.10 LPA this year from 22.6 LPA last year.

A few prominent recruiters include Amway, Asian Paints, BMW, Accenture Strategy, American Express, OYO, Airtel, Axis Bank, Infoedge, Paytm, Uber, Tata Sky, Tech Mahindra among others.


FMS Placement Highlights 2019

Particulars Stats/ Salary
Batch size 216
Total offers made 210
Total PPOs made 50
Total PPOs accepted 48
Total companies participated 129
Total companies that made offers 68
Average Salary 23.20 LPA
Highest Salary 48 LPA
Average CTC for top 100 students 27 LPA


5. IIM Lucknow

IIM Lucknow completed the final placement process of its 34th batch of MBA program with 100 percent placement. The highest salary offered this year is Rs 54 LPA. The international salary offer this year stood at Rs 58.47 LPA. This is the first time that IIM Lucknow has revealed salary data in their placement report.

Top companies which participated in the placement process include Accenture, Amazon, American Express, Asian Paints, AT Kearney, Avendus Capital, Axis Capital, Bain & Co, Citi, Colgate Palmolive, Deloitte, Ernst and Young, Flipkart, Goldman Sachs, ICICI Bank, Investec, ITC and Uber among others.

IIM Lucknow Placements 2020: Highlights

Features Details
Highest international CTC offered Rs 58.47 LPA
Highest domestic CTC offered Rs 54 LPA
Average CTC offered Rs 24.25 LPA
Median CTC offered Rs 23 LPA
Total number of recruiters 140+
Total number of students who participated 443
Total number of offers made 447

 These are the top 5 B-Schools in India with the best placements.

Must read: About IIM Ahmedabad 

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