Placement Last Year


Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) placements were held during February 6-11, 2017. Maintaining the 100% placements record since its inception in 1979, the current batch of 169 students were placed in three days time. For the first time, our average salary has crossed 10 lakhs figure. The average salary of the current batch stands at Rs. 10.22 lakhs per annum, and the median stands at Rs. 8.40 lakhs per annum. The maximum salary for the batch is Rs. 46.50 lakhs and the minimum salary offered is 4.5 lakhs. The average salary offered by the development sector organizations (NGOs, Cooperatives and Government Development Agencies) stands at 9.37 lakhs and that for the corporate sector is 10.57 lakhs per annum. Prof. Pratik Modi coordinated the placements activities this year.

This year’s placements experienced a decrease in the number of overall job offers received compared to the last year. We received 220 job offers from 92 recruiters for the batch. This year 21 students received Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs) from various organizations. The Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) is the single largest recruiter this year, as it was the last year as well. It recruited 19 candidates from IRMA. Cooperatives/Producers Collectives as a sector recruited a total of 28 candidates. The second largest recruiter this year is Bihar Rural Livelihood Promotion (BRLPS) with 11 selections. This is followed by Pidilite Industries Ltd. (Rurban Division) and ICICI-Lombard General Insurance Co. Ltd. (Govt. Business Group), taking 9 and 8 students respectively.

A total of 22 students took up offers made by Non-Government Development Organizations and Government Development Organizations. Non-Government Development Organizations such as SRIJAN, WomenWeave Charitable Trust, Gujarat State Women’s Sewa Co-operative Federation, Industree Crafts Foundation, RISE India Trust, and Naandi Community Water Services recruited through the campus placements. From the Government Development Agencies, UNICEF, Rajasthan Grameen Ajeevika Parishad, and Bihar Rural Livelihood Promotion Society (BRLPS) recruited from the campus this year. UNICEF came for the first time to the campus recruitment and made offers to five students.

Placement 2017 Summary


Batch Summary  
Number of participants in the graduating batch 179
Number of PRM-36 participants who opted out of placement: 2
Number of participants who were sponsored by current employer 2
Number of participants who left the program 2
Number of participants who could not meet the academic requirements 4
Number of PRM-36 participants who accepted pre-placement job offers: 21
Number of participants participated in the campus placement 169
Total placements 100%
Compensation Summary (CTC Per Annum)  (in INR)
Min 4,50,000
Mean 10,21,730
Median 8,40,000
Max 46,50,000


Organization/Jobs Summary  
Number of organizations that announced Jobs 92
Number of Vacancies announced 220
Number of organizations that participated in process 52
Number of organizations that participated for the first time 10

List of Recruiters - 2017

Placements PRM 36 (2015-17)
A Co-Operatives & Associated Organizations (28)  
1 GCMMF Ltd (AMUL) Anand 19
2 Maahi Milk Producer Company Limited Rajkot 2
3 Tamilnadu Co-operative Milk Producers` Federation Limited Chennai 3
4 The Punjab State Cooperative Milk Producers Federation Ltd. Chandigarh 4
B Government Development Agencies (19)  
5 Bihar Rural Livelihoods Promotion Society JEEVIKA Patna 11
6 Rajasthan GraminAjeevikaVikasParishad  (RAJEEVIKA) Jaipur 4
7 UNICEF-WASH Gandhinagar Gujarat 4
C Non- Government Development Organization (7)  
8 Gujarat State Women’s Sewa Co-operative Federation Ahmedabad 1
9 Industree Crafts Foundation Bangalore 1
10 Naandi Community Water Services Pvt Ltd Hyderabad 1
11 RISE India Trust Tamil Nadu 1
12 WomenWeave Charitable Trust Khargone Madhya Pradesh 1
13 Self Reliant Initiatives through Joint Action(SRIJAN), New Delhi 2
D Agrifinance & Microfinance (49)  
14 Fincare Business Services Ltd. Bangalore 1
15 Fullerton India Credit Limited Mumbai 5
16 ICICI Bank Ltd. (Rural and Inclusive Banking Group) Mumbai 5
17 ICICI General Insurance Company Limited (Government Business Group) Mumbai 8
18 IDFC Bank Ltd. (Bharat Banking) Mumbai 4
19 Jana Urban Services for Transformation Pvt. Ltd. (JUST) Bangalore 4
20 M Power Micro Finance Pvt Ltd Mumbai 2
21 MicrosaveLucknow 3
22 NABARD Financial Services Ltd Bangalore 2
23 Saggraha Management Services Pvt. Ltd Bangalore 1
24 SpandanaSphoorty Financial Ltd Hyderabad 2
25 State Bank of India (Agri Business Division) Mumbai 4
26 Ujjivan Financial Services Pvt. Ltd. Bangalore 3
27 Yes Bank (Agri Rural and Social Banking (ARSB)) Mumbai 5
E Social Enterprise (5)  
28 Dharma Life/ Gajam India Private Limited New Delhi 2
29 eKutir Rural Management Services Private Ltd. Bhubaneshwar 3
F Technology & Consultancy (20)  
30 Atyati Technologies Pvt. Ltd Bangalore 2
31 Catalyst Management Services Pvt Ltd Bangalore 4
32 Indifoss Analytical Pvt. Ltd. Ahmedabad 1
33 IWMI- Tata Program Anand 1
34 Karma Healthcare Udaipur 1
35 National Payments Corporation of India Mumbai 7
36 Prompt Equipments PVT LTD. (Prompt Group) Ahmedabad 1
37 Sambodhi Research and Communications Private Limited Noida 3
G Agribusiness & Rural Marketing & CSR (41)  
38 Africa Agro Alimentaire SARL 1
39 Bigbasket Bangalore 6
40 Coromandel International Ltd.- (MitraAgri Retailing) - Speciality Nutrient & Rural Retailing Division Secunderabad 1
41 Godrej Agrovet Limited Mumbai 3
42 ITC Limited (Agri Business Divison) Secunderabad 2
43 Kancor Ingredients Limited Kochi 3
44 KPMG (Development Sector Practice (DSP) Mumbai 2
45 KrishakBharati Cooperative limited Noida 1
46 Mahindra Agri Solutions Ltd. Mumbai 3
47 Mother Dairy Fruit & Vegetable (P) Ltd Noida 1
48 NCDEX e Markets Ltd. Mumbai 2
49 Pidilite Industries Ltd (Rurban-Retail /Rural business) Mumbai 9
50 Siddhivinayak Agri Processing Pvt. Ltd Pune 3
51 Tolaram Group Nigeria 2
52 Tata Steel Ltd - Agrico, Tubes and Wires, Jamshedpur 2


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