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Covid-19: Gartner revokes job offers at IIMs; IITs too witness cancellation

With countries closing borders and entering into lockdowns, recruiters, especially MNCs, are revisiting their hiring plans and are either revoking offers, or postponing joining dates.

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Coronavirus | IIM Calcutta | IIM Lucknow

Avishek Rakshit Samreen Ahmad Gireesh Babu Vinay Umarji & Arnab Dutta  |  Kolkata/ Bengaluru/ Chennai/ Ahmedabad/ Delhi 

With countries virtually shutting down amid the rising Covid-19 pandemic, recruiters, especially multinationals, are revisiting their hiring plans, throwing the placement processes of India’s top management and technology institutes into disarray.

Several students of Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) have found their job offers revoked by US-based research and advisory firm Gartner. IIM Calcutta and IIM Ahmedabad have confirmed the revocations, with an official at the former’s placement panel saying Gartner rescinded its final placement offers as well as those for ...

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First Published: Sun, April 05 2020. 18:36 IST