PGPM Placement Snapshot 2016

Final Placements

The PGPM Class of 2016, witnessed an excellent placement season this year, with all students in the process getting lucrative offers across diverse sectors and functional areas. The placement process for the PGPM Class of 2016 saw participation from leading recruiters like Accenture, Aditya Birla Financial Services, Amazon, Cognizant Business Consulting, Cartesian Consulting, Deloitte, Dell, DCM Shriram, E&Y, Genpact, iNautix, HCL, HSBC Technologies, Infosys, L&T Infotech, TCS, Tolexo, Wipro, ZS Associates, etc.

Average CTC offered stood at INR 12.11 lakhs p.a. and an e-commerce multinational made an offer with Highest CTC of INR 31 lakhs p.a. 350 students out of the batch of 399 took up offers on campus, 1 student opted out of placement process and 48 who were on sabbaticals chose to go back to their parent organizations.

Key Highlights

  • Participation by companies from diverse sectors ranging from, BFSI, Consulting, E-Commerce, IT/ITES, Manufacturing, FMCG, Education.
  • Maximum profiles offered in Technology Consulting (34%) followed by Sales & Marketing (21%), Business Consulting (17%), Operations (17%), and Analytics (5%).
  • Average CTC offered for the Class of 2016: INR 12.11 lakhs p.a.
  • Median CTC offered for the Class of 2016: INR 11.75 lakhs p.a.
  • Highest offer of INR 31 Lakhs p.a. made by an e-commerce multinational

Technology Consulting was the top function of choice with 34% of the batch taking up profiles in the area followed by Sales & Marketing (21%), Business Consulting (17%) and Operations (17%). Techno-Functional/ Consulting roles were offered by firms like Accenture, Amazon, Cognizant, ITC Infotech, L&T Infotech, TCS, Vitrusa, and Wipro. Sales & Marketing roles were offered by IT/ITES, E-commerce, FMCG, Telecom and BFSI firms like Aditya Birla Sunlife, KEF, KPIT, Lava International, Photon Infotech, Tolexo, Tasty Bites to name a few.

Classification by Industry

Classification by Industry

Classification by Function

Classification by Function

While IT/ITES and Consulting remained the top recruiting areas with almost all large companies participating in the process, emerging areas like Analytics and E-Commerce saw many new roles being offered by recruiters like Amazon, Caratlane, Dell Analytics, Hansacequity, Tiger Analytics, Tolexo, RocketKommerce, etc.

Commenting on the excellent PGPM 2016 placements, Mr. R. Shreenath, Director – Corporate & Career Services of Great Lakes Institute of Management, said, "We are very happy with the placement outcome this season with ALL the students getting placed well before completion of their program with a larger and diverse base of recruiters than ever before. There were also many new corporates who showed keen interest in recruiting from our talent pool. This is 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 years to come”.

List of Recruiters*

Aditya Birla Financial Services


Payoda Technologies


Happiest Minds

Photon Infotech

Alliance Global

HCL Techologies



HSBC Technologies

Ramco Systems


IFMR Capital

Rapid Value

Cartesian Consulting






Crayon Data


Scope International

CSS Corp

ITC Infotech


DCM Shriram

Janalakshmi Financial Services

Tasty Bites


Kaar Technologies




Tech Process

Dunia Finance

KPIT Technologies

Tiger Analytics

E & Y

L & T Infotech


EID Parry

Lava International

VA Tech Wabag


Levers for change


Mafoi Strategy



Manipal Education & Medical Group


Galaxy Surfactants

Maveric Systems

Xanadu Realty


Nesh Technologies

ZS Associates

*List is partial. International offers were made by Dunia finance and SADIG.


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