The campus placement process for the PGPM Class of 2020 witnessed an excellent season with over 95% of the students already placed within 9 months of the commencement of the program. The placement season saw participation from top recruiters like Ab-Inbev, Accenture Strategy, Aditya Birla Capital, ADP, Amazon, Cognizant, Dell, Deloitte, Decathlon, EY, Gartner, HCL, HSBC, HTC Global, Infosys, ITC Infotech, L&T Infotech, Magicbricks, Societe Generale, TCS, Zee Entertainment, ZoloStays, ZS Associates to name a few. The Avg. CTC increased to 13.6 lakhs p.a. while the highest domestic CTC was 28.6 Lakhs p.a. offered by a multinational consulting firm.
Dr. Suresh Ramanathan, Dean & Principal, Great Lakes Institute of Management, said, "Apart from the participation of top companies offering excellent roles, I am glad to see participation in some niche areas as well. We look forward to attracting more organizations from across the board, in-line with our new diversity initiatives, in the years to come."
Students were offered various coveted roles in Analytics, BFSI, IT/ITES, Consulting, E-commerce, Technology Consulting, FMCG and Product. Consulting was the dominant area of recruitment with Tech Consulting (29%) and Business Consulting (21%) firms contributing to a majority of the offers. IT/ITES (29%) services firms also contributed to a significant number of the offers while Product and Analytics were among the other major recruiting areas.
Mr. M. Balaji, Group Director - Corporate & Career Services of Great Lakes Institute of Management, said, "We are delighted with the placement outcome and the response received from the corporates. This is a testament to the confidence of our corporate partners in the quality of our graduates and we look forward to serving their talent needs in the future".