About Us

ABC Consultants is the pioneer of organised recruitment in India. Our roots in management consulting enable us to bring a unique approach to recruitment.

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We provide a range of talent acquisition services by leveraging our domain knowledge built over four decades.

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Creating impact


Years of market leadership


Careers made till date




Industries covered

Top Recruitment Firms in India

The ABC journey Over the Years

  1. Bish Agrawal founded Associated Business Consultants (soon rechristened as ABC Consultants)

    Located in Kolkata as a management consulting firm that quickly evolves into India’s first organised recruitment firm

  2. ABC grows beyond Kolkata and opens offices across major cities in India.

    Rapidly becomes a household name amongst corporates and professionals across levels, locations and industries. Businesses include Recruitment, management consulting and HR consulting

  3. Executive search arm of the group was formed as ABC Search

  4. HR consulting arm of the group forms JV with Watson Wyatt Worldwide to launch Watson Wyatt (HR Consulting) in India. ABC eventually exits HR & Management Consulting to focus exclusively on Recruitment

    ABC Placements created as volume hiring arm of the group

  5. ABC Search joined Accord Group Worldwide in early 1998 and was rebranded as Accord Group India in 2000

  6. JV with Manpower Inc – the volume recruitment business was sold to Manpower as part of JV

  7. Accord co - founded AltoPartners, now a top 10 global network of retained search firms across the world

  8. Launched FlexAbility, as an Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) solution provider. Signed partnership with Alexander Mann Solutions (AMS), the world’s leading independent RPO company

    Launched HeadHonchos (www.headhonchos.com), India’s first online career services marketplace for senior professionals

    Launched project hiring business unit, HeadCount

  9. ABC logo was changed after
    43 years

  10. A group advisory board was created to oversee group strategy and governance

  11. The search arm of ABC, Chairman’s High Circle, spun out and joined Stanton Chase International

  12. ABC reorganized from a location (branch) to a national Industry vertical-led structure

  13. Stanton Chase merged into Accord India to create one of India’s leading retained search firms

    ABC merges HeadHonchos into QuezX.com, India’s leading recruitment aggregator and takes a majority stake in the combined entity


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1st Floor, Eros Corporate Tower
Nehru Place
New Delhi 110 019
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The Presidency, 2nd Floor
1 St. Marks Road
Bengaluru 560 001
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