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Last Updated : May 26, 2016 11:31 PM IST | Source: CNBC-TV18

After Flipkart, Cardekho & Hopscotch defer joining of IIM grads

Professor Ganesh Prabhu, Chairperson, Career Development, IIM Bangalore says it is not unusual for companies to delay the joining dates, but this time the move was sudden with students caught unawares.


Controversy seems to be growing around deferment of placements offered to Indian Institute of Management (IIM) students, as CNBC-TV18 reports that after Flipkart, two other online portals Car-Dekho and Hopscotch have also postponed joining dates of students recruited from IIM Bangalore.


Flipkart had also recently deferred joining dates of 18 new recruits from IIM-Ahmedabad.  


Professor Ganesh Prabhu, Chairperson, Career Development, IIM Bangalore says it is not unusual for companies to delay the joining dates, but this time the move was sudden with students caught unawares.

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Students are concerned if the deferred joining dates will also be eventually honoured, he says, adding, the placement agencies are exploring providing interim placements to affected students and giving them the choice to opt for other companies.

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First Published on May 26, 2016 08:53 pm
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