PGPM 2020-21 Placement Report

The campus placement process for the PGPM Class of 2021 witnessed an excellent season with 100% students placed. The placement season saw participation from major recruiters like Microsoft, Accenture, BNY Mellon, Cognizant, Decathlon Sports, Deloitte, EY, FedEx, HCL, Infosys, L&T Infotech, Michael Page, Mindtree, TCS, Tiger Analytics, Vedanta, ZS Associates to name a few. The average CTC of the batch was 13.63 Lakhs p.a. and the highest domestic CTC offered was 31.75 Lakhs p.a. by a multinational consulting firm.

Dr. Suresh Ramanathan, Dean & Principal, Great Lakes Institute of Management, said, “It has been a challenging year for the entire world and it is great to see marquee recruiters coming back to hire from Great Lakes for excellent opportunities. This is a testament to Great Lakers’ performance and impact across organizations year after year.”

Students were offered roles in Analytics, BFSI, IT/ITES, Business & Technology Consulting, Operations and Product areas. Consulting was the dominant area of recruitment with Tech Consulting (34%) and Business Consulting (29%) firms contributing to the largest number of offers.

Mr. M. Balaji, Group Director - Corporate & Career Services, Great Lakes Institute of Management, said, “It has been heartening to see recruiters reinforce their faith in Great Lakes students especially as they deal with a massive disruption as they seek to transform their businesses.”

Key Highlights

  • Participation of companies across Analytics, BFSI, IT/ITES, Business & Technology Consulting, Operations, Product and others
  • Accenture, Deloitte, Cognizant, EY, HCL, LTI, Infosys & TCS made the maximum offers on campus
  • Maximum profiles offered in Technology Consulting (40%) followed by Business & Strategy Consulting (18%), Analytics (15%), Finance (13%), Sales & Marketing (8%), Operations (3%) and Project/Product Management (3%)
  • Highest Domestic CTC offered was INR 31.75 Lakhs per annum by a leading multinational consulting firm
  • Average CTC offered to the Class of 2021 was INR 13.63 Lakhs

Average Salary Bracket

Average Salary Bracket

Salary Range

Salary Range

Industry Classification

Industry Classification Industry Classification

Function Classification

Function Classification Function Classification

PGPM 2020-21 Participating Companies*

Accenture EY Analytics Microsoft
Accenture Strategy EY-GDS Mindtree
Adrich FedEx Optum
BirlaSoft Forsys Quodeck
BlueTree Gain Insights Shangrila Corporate Services
BNY Mellon GAVS Sutherland
Cognizant HCL TCS
Crayon Data Incture Tiger Analytics
Decathlon Infosys Vedanta
Deloitte USI Josh Technology Virtusa
Dolcera LTI ZS Associates
EMIDS Michael Page  


  1. List of participating companies is partial
  2. All figures are of CTC which includes fixed salary, variable incentives and benefits
  3. Does not include students on sabbatical returning back to their firms.


  • Cornell University
  • Chicago Booth
  • Skema Business School
  • Universite De Bordeaux
  • Babson
  • Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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