Placement Report


The Class of 2022 witnessed an excellent season with the average CTC of the batch growing by 31% from 13.6 lakhs p.a. to 17.86 Lakhs p.a. The highest domestic CTC offered to the batch was 35 Lakhs p.a. by a major multinational software products corporation. The season saw participation from major recruiters like Microsoft, Accenture, ADP, Bain, Bristlecone, Deloitte, Cognizant, EY GDS, FedEx, HCL, Infosys, Incedo, Optum, Tiger Analytics, Zoom, and ZS Associates.

Dr. Suresh Ramanathan, Dean & Principal, Great Lakes Institute of Management, said, “This year saw an overwhelming response from recruiters with placements getting wrapped up in record time and with a significant increase in salaries and the quality of roles offered. It has been heartening to see some of our top recruiters increasing their hiring this year while we also added new recruiters. I would like to thank all our Recruiters who have been hiring from us year on year including those who hired in the last two years.”

Key Highlights

  • Participation of companies across Analytics, Business & Technology Consulting, Product, Logistics & Supply Chain, Fin-tech, Healthcare, Sports, Ed-Tech and Digital
  • Microsoft, Accenture, Deloitte, ZS Associates, Bristlecone, Cognizant, Tiger Analytics, and HCL made the maximum offers on campus
  • Highest domestic CTC offered to the batch was 35 Lakhs p.a. by a major multinational software products corporation
  • Average CTC offered to the Class of 2022 was INR 17.86 Lakhs and the Top 10% average was 31.1 Lakhs

The Class of 2022 was also offered a diverse portfolio of roles including Business & Strategy Consulting (42%), Technology Consulting (25%), Finance (8%), Product (7%), Operations (7%), Analytics (6%) and Sales & Marketing (5%). Some of the roles offered to the class were Product Manager, Account Manager, Lead Consultant, Marketing Analyst, Retail Logistician, Team Leader, Project Manager, Product Marketing Manager, Customer Success Manager, Business Analyst, Project Engagement Principal to name a few.

Mr. M Balaji, Group Director - Corporate & Career Services, Great Lakes Institute of Management - Chennai, said, “We have created history with unparalleled breakthrough this placement season with newer opportunities for the cohort. This season has attracted diversified opportunities from brand new marquee corporates across industry sectors who have offered premium profiles on campus, in addition to the existing recruiters. This also speaks volumes about the student quality and the performance of Great Lakes Alumni, which keeps reinforcing the faith of corporates to keep coming back to recruit from Great Lakes.”

Function Classification

Function Classification Function Classification

Average Salary Bracket

Average Salary Bracket

Salary Range

Salary Range

* All figures in INR Lakhs per annum


Accenture Deloitte LTI
Accolite Digital EY GDS MAQ Software
ADP FedEx Microsoft
Altimetrik Growisto Navis
ASBL Inncircles HCL Optum
Aspire Systems Incedo Ovaledge
Bain Incture Planetspark
Bristlecone Infosys Thoucentric
Cartesian Consulting Intellect Design Tiger Analytics
Crayon Data KMK Consulting Zoom
CredAvenue Lister Technologies ZS Associates
Decathlon Lowes India  


  1. The 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 Bordeaux
  • Babson
  • Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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