Group Internship Program (GIP)

It is a campus hiring program for first year students pursuing full-time MBA from 7 premium B-Schools of India.

GIP is the only entry route for students from international campuses to enter the Aditya Birla Group Leadership Programs.

Program benefits

1 The internship helps participants understand the Group's global operations and gain experience in the chosen domain

2 Opportunity to gain exposure to the cultural diversity of the Group

3 Opportunity for the Group to understand participants' personality, determine their approach to work and gauge their keenness to join

Key elements of the 2-month training period


Crisp induction
Designed to give GIP participants an overview of the large conglomerate spread across
17 businesses


Mid-stint progress
A check-back process to understand the progress on the project and deliverables at the
mid-stint stage


A buddy process to build familiarity


Opportunity to network with 300+ LEAP, LEAD participants in ABG


Multi-stage evaluation process takes place at the end of the 8-week internship. It comprises: Development Assessment Centre, panel presentations and interviews


Pre-placement OFFERS and pre-placement INTERVIEWS for the Aditya Birla Group Leadership Programs are decided based on the evaluation at the Confluence


First-year students pursuing a full-time MBA, from select business schools with 0 - 4 years of pre-MBA experience are eligible to apply for the GIP program. It is a campus hiring program for first-year students of 6 premier business schools of India and select international business schools.

The 7 premier business schools of India are:

  • Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
  • Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
  • Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta
  • Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow
  • Tata Institute of Social Science, Mumbai (HR)
  • Management Development Institute, Gurgaon (HR)
  • XLRI School of Business & Human Resources, Jamshedpur

"The internship in Birla Carbon was an amazing experience both personally and professionally as it gave me an opportunity to interact with different people from the organization giving me a holistic understanding of the Company and our Customers.."
— Oriol Benet, GIP 2013, LEAP 2014,
National University of Singapore

"I am grateful to the Aditya Birla Group for sending me on an assignment to Thai Carbon Black Co. Ltd. My project involved expansion of the non-tyre business for Carbon Black."
— Meera Ravibalan, GIP 2010, Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow

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First-hand exposure across varied functions

Idea Cellular Limited, Delhi and Haryana Circle: Tracking and benchmarking segmented offers of competition for its existing customers

ABG Financial Services - Aditya Birla Money MyUniverse, Mumbai: Design and implement the digital Media acquisition strategy for MyUniverse - personal finance management portal

Birla Sun Life AMC, Mumbai: Performance of Indian equities over the past 10 years, in the context of changing pattern of its GDP growth, changing industry dynamics and strategies adopted by companies

Risk Analytics Unit – Birla Sun Life Insurance, Mumbai: Development of a statistical model to predict and control fraudulent claims in BSLI.

Birla Jingwei Fibre Co Ltd. (pulp & fibre), China: Identifying leading indicators for predicting demand and pricing of viscose fibre and proposing a cost-effective marketing strategy for Birla Cellulose speciality fibres in China

Corporate Strategy & Business Development, Brazil: To map market potential for acrylic fibre, linen yarn/fabric & PV fabric in Latin American Markets

Central Cell, Aditya Birla Group: Design the future role of the Group Corporate Centre which serves the future needs of the Group and enhances the efficiency and operations of the corporate centre

Birla Carbon, South Korea: Special application tests of carbon black — Rubber Dynamic tests and SEM/EDX analysis

Grasim Industries Limited, Nagda: Study the current operation of hydrogen Fuel cell model including logistics for the business and propose measurable KPIs

Aditya Birla Retail Limited, Mumbai: To measure and draw a reduction food map of carbon footprint in the retail chain

Hindalco Industries, Mumbai: Supply chain cost optimization of Everlast roofing sheets