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.
Click here for more details