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Placements and Companies visited at Indian Institute of Management, [IIM] Kozhikode

The economic slowdown, market crash, infrastructural instability, job losses, and many more to that list. The world barely recovered from the pandemic situation and was struck by the second wave of Covid. In this situation, it was a silver lining for IIM Kozhikode as it registered 100 per cent placements with an increase in average cost to company (CTC). Having achieved 100 per cent placements for students registered in 2021 speaks about the institute's zeal and motivation to be the best always. IIM Kozhikode placements witnessed a minimal hike of 4.6 per cent in recruiter participation in 2021.

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IIM Kozhikode Placement Highlights 

137 employment recruiters took part in the placement season 2021. Though the increase of employer participation was allayed in 2021 as against in 2020 which stood a 22.4% increase in recruiter participation. The key highlights of IIM Kozhikode placements 2021 are:

IIM Kozhikode Average Package (in INR) for top 50% 28.9 LPA
IIM Kozhikode Median Package (in INR) 20 LPA
IIM Kozhikode Mean Package (in INR) 22.5 LPA
Total Recruiters 137
New Recruiters 51
Students Registered and Placed 459
Total Placement Percentage 100%

IIM Kozhikode Placement Highlights 2021

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The Summer Placements 2020 highlights are mentioned below:

  • The consulting sector witnessed a 73% increase in the no. of job offers made and a 22% rise in mean stipend.
  • IT/Analytics noticed a 27% increase in average stipend with a 10 per cent increase in student placement standing at 15 per cent.
  • Front-end IB, E-Commerce, and PE/VC roles were primary sectors in the summer placements of IIM Kozhikode 2020.
IIM Kozhikode Summer Placements 2020
Student Participation 541
Highest Stipend (in INR) 3.2 lakh
Median Stipend(in INR) 2 lakh
Mean Stipend(in INR) 1.88 lakh
Top 5 percentile Stipend 3.07 lakh
Top 10 percentile Stipend 3.03 lakh
Top 15 percentile Stipend 2.92 lakh

IIM Kozhikode Domain-Wise Summer Placement Statistics 2020

The domain wise highlights for Summer Placements 2020 are as follows:


Highest Stipend

(in INR)

Average Stipend

(in INR)

Top Employment Recruiters
Consulting 3 lakh 2.56 lakh Deloitte, PWC, Accenture, BCG
Finance 3.2 lakh 1.8 lakh  Citi Bank, DE Shaw & co., Goldman Sachs
General Management 3 lakh 1.36 lakh Mahindra. TAS, Axis Bank
IT/ Analytics 3 lakh 1.88 lakh Mircosoft, Google, HUL
Operations 3.2 lakh 2.31 lakh Amazon, Flipkart, Asian Paints
Sales & Marketing 3.2 lakh 1.55 lakh Samsung, ITC, Nestle

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Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode Top Recruiters

Here is the list of top recruiting organizations taking part in the placement drive of IIM-K.

3M Fidelity Philips
Abbott Flipkart Pidilite
ABInBev GE Healthcare PWC
Accenture Strategy Gramener Rapido
ACT Gsk Raymond
Adithya Birla Group Honeywell Reliance
Amazon IBM Saint-Cobain
Arvind Hindustan Unilever limited Sami labs
Asian Paints ITC Samsung
AstraZeneca JP Morgan Chase &co Shell
Axis Bank JSW State Street
Bajaj KOHLER Sutherland
BlackBuck L&T TAFE
BCG Lenovo TAS
Capgemini Maersk TATA Capital
Citibank Mahindra TCS
Cognizant Michelin Tata Sky
Credit Suisse Microland Tata Steel
CRISIL Microsoft
The Rohatyn Group Modelez TITAN
DELL Mphasis Uber
Deloitte Multiples Udaan
Dr Reddy's Myntra Valorant
droom Nestle ValueLabs
Duff&Phelps ninjacart Walmart Labs
Everest Group Novozymes Wipro
EXIDE of business Xiaomi
EY OLA Yes Bank

IIM Kozhikode Placement Statistics

IIM Kozhikode Average cost to company for top 50% increased by 8.1 per cent in 2021 as against in 2020. The consulting firm offers rose by 12.5 per cent in 2021 as that of 2020. The key statistics of IIM-K is tabulated below:

IIM K Placement Statistics 
Particulars 2021 2020
Top 50 % Average Package (in INR) 28.9 LPA 26.69 LPA
Mean Package (in INR) 22.5 LPA 23.8 LPA
Median Package (in INR) 20 LPA 20.8 LPA
Highest Package (in INR) - 58 LPA
Total Employer Recruiters 137 131
Student Placed 459 413

IIM Kozhikode Domain-Wise Placement Statistics 2021

The domain wise percentage of offers made is mentioned below for 2021:

Domain-wise Placement Offers 2021- IIM-K
Domain Percentage-wise offer made
Consulting 32.7%
Finance  21.5 %
Sales & Marketing 15.2 %
General Management & Operations 13.8 %

IIM Kozhikode Domain-Wise Placement Statistics 2020

The domain wise highlights for Final Placements 2020 are as follows:


Highest Package

(in INR)

Average Package

(in INR)

Top Employment Recruiters
Consulting 34.36 LPA 23.75 LPA Bain & Co., PWC, Accenture, E&Y
Finance 37 LPA 20.38 LPA HSBC, Axis Bank, Goldman Sachs
General Management 28 LPA 21.64 LPA Airtel. TAS, RIL
IT/ Analytics 50 lakh 23.89 LPA Myntra, Cisco, Wipro
Operations 40.5 LPA 28.98 LPA Bounce, JSW, ninjacart
Sales & Marketing 58 LPA 22.13 LPA HUL, Bajaj, Asian Paints

IIM-K Campus Placement Package Statistics 

Below mentioned table shows the year-wise IIM-K Packages offered to students in the last five years:

Year Highest CTC(in INR) Average CTC (in INR) Median CTC (in INR)
2021 - 22.5 LPA 20 LPA
2020 58 LPA 23.08 LPA 20.8 LPA
2019 52.1 LPA 20.67 LPA 18.5 LPA
2018 37 LPA 17.8 LPA 16 LPA
2017 37 LPA 17.65 LPA

Graphical Representation of IIM-K Campus Placement Package Statistics

The below chart is the representation of year-wise salary received by students of IIM-K during the campus placements.

IIM Kozhikode Placement Stats

International Placement Offers

IIM-K students have shown the potential to grab offers at national and international levels. In 2020, 5 international offers were received by the students of IIM-K.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What was the IIM-K highest package proposed in 2020?

Ans. IIM-K registered 100 per cent placements in 2021 & 2020. The highest cost to company proposed stood at INR 58 LPA and the domain was Sales & Marketing.

  • How were the IIM Kozhikode placements in 2021?

Ans. Notwithstanding the global pandemic, IIM-K accomplished 100 per cent placements. The mean salary rendered to students was INR 22.5 LPA while median package was INR 20 LPA.

  • How were the IIM-K summer placements 2021?

Ans. The highest stipend rendered was INR  3.2 lakh and the average stipend was INR 2.41 for two months. Around 62 new recruiters took part in the summer placements in 2021.

Reviews on Placements of Indian Institute of Management, [IIM] Kozhikode

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Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM], batch of 2017
  • I did an internship in Investment banking division of Deutsche Bank in Mumbai. 

  •  IIM Kozhikode has a good number of key companies coming for marketing and finance roles. Recently consultancy has also picked up.

  • The average salary last year was INR 17,00,000 PA which keeps on increasing year by year. 

  • The alumni network is not as strong as other established IIM, but the initial batches are now reaching a position of power and will be helpful. 

Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2016
  • Internship facility is provided to students at Indian Institute of Management, [IIM] Kozhikode at major companies with stipend.
  • IIM Kozhikode is a marketing campus while there are some banks also visiting the campus.
  • 100% of the batch gets placed with an average salary being around Rs. 14,00,000/- per annum.

Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2016
  • IIM Kozhikode has maintained a 100% placement record over the years. Some of the biggest companies from the Consulting, FMCG, Human Resource, Finance and Marketing sectors in the world recruit students at fantastic salaries.
  • In 2012, 30% of the jobs taken up by students had sales and marketing profiles, with many opting for finance too.
  • Top recruiters at IIM K are normally Nomura, Deutsche Bank, Merrill Lynch, JP Morgan, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, ICICI, Edelweiss, HUL, etc.
  • The highest salary offered in 2012 was Rs.32 lakh per annum, and the average salary is believed to be around 15-16 lakhs.
  • Global Power house brands like Deutche bank, Citibank, softdrinks majors, MNCs and even a top tier IPL team, have made summer internship offers to 343 students of its PGP programme. Some popular marketing firms that recruited IIM-Kozhikode students in large number are Hindustan Unilever Limited, ITC limited and Marico. Students of finance field were picked up by American Express, Deutsche Bank, Citi Bank, and Goldman Sachs. Companies from other sectors, like general management, HR and consulting also visited the company.

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