The campus placement process for the PGDM Class of 2022, witnessed an excellent season with 100% placements by December 2021. The season saw participation from prominent recruiters such as Bain, McKinsey, JP Morgan Chase, Adobe, Nestlé, EY India, HP, ITC, PayU, Accenture, Cognizant, ICRA, Crisil, TAS, Société Générale, Deloitte, Swiggy, Standard Chartered and Wells Fargo to name a few. The average CTC offered to the Class of 2022 increased by 13% to INR 12.5 Lakhs p.a. while the highest domestic CTC was INR 25.8 Lakhs p.a. offered by a multinational consulting firm.
Dr. Suresh Ramanathan, Dean & Principal, Great Lakes Institute of Management, said, “That the Great Lakes PGDM is becoming one of the most sought after programs in the country with its participant quality and diversity is evident from the increase in applications, placement outcome and industry feedback we have been receiving. I am delighted at the reception of the program and its growth trajectory. Congratulations to the Placement Team for a 13% increase in average salary over the last year and getting great recruiters to campus.”
Students were offered varied roles across BFSI, Consulting, FMCG, IT/ITES, Food Tech, Pharma, Product, EdTech and Healthcare including as Business Analyst, Associate, Management Trainee, Consultant, Area Manager, Customer Success Manager, PMO, Regional Manager, Business Translator, Solutions Advisor, Process Control Analyst. BFSI (44%) was the largest recruiting sector followed by Consulting (18%), IT/ITES (16%), Product (5%), FMCG (4%) and Food Tech (4%).
Mr. M. Balaji, Group Director - Corporate & Career Services of Great Lakes Institute of Management, said, “The kind of impact our PGDM students have been creating across industries is evident in the enthusiasm from corporates during recruitment with the entire class being placed by early December. It was heartening to see the interest and opportunities pour in from some of the world’s top organizations for the Class of 2022.”