Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Finance rules the roost in IIM-C placement

Kolkata, Nov 11 (PTI) Finance emerged as the most sought subject for summer placement at the country's coveted business school Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C) 2009-11, with as many as 43 per cent choosing to pursue it this season.

"Some 43 per cent of 407 students of the batch has opted for summer jobs in banks. This includes 80 offers from investment banks and private equity funds as against 58 offers in the previous year," an IIM-C final summer placement release said here today.

Though there was increase in absolute number of placements in investment banks and private equity funds this year, however, in percentage terms it stood at 19 per cent.

The number of students in the 2009-11 batch was higher by 104 students over last year.

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