PGPM 2021-22 PLACEMENT REPORT
The PGPM Class of 2021-22 had an excellent placement season with the batch already placed within 4 months of the start of the program. The season witnessed participation from a diverse set of recruiters across industries including marquee recruiters like Accenture, Cognizant, Deloitte, Genpact, Infosys, KPMG, BYJU'S, LTI, Paytm, TCS, Great Learning, Tiger Analytics, Droom to name a few.
Dr. Debashis Sanyal, Director, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurgaon, said, “2021 has been an excellent year for placements with almost a 30% increase in average CTC over the last year and most of the PGPM batch getting placed within 4 months of them starting the program. Our existing top recruiters increased the number of offers given while we could also add some fantastic first time recruiters leading to record placements. Credit goes to both our students and our dedicated Career Services team for achieving these amazing outcomes.”
The average CTC of the batch was 15.6 Lakhs (29% higher than last year’s class average) while the highest Domestic CTC was 20.24 Lakhs offered by a multinational consulting firm. Consulting (41%) was the largest recruiting sector followed by IT/ITES (30%) and Fintech (18%). Many consulting majors such as Accenture, Deloitte and KPMG hired from the PGPM program. There was also a jump in participation from Fintech this season.
A diverse portfolio of roles were offered across domains to the PGPM Class of 2022. The roles offered were in the Consulting domain including Business Consulting (27%), Functional Consulting (26%), Digital Consulting (11%) followed by Analytics (21%) & Digital Operations (7%). Offers in Consulting were from organizations like Accenture, Cognizant, Deloitte, Infosys, KPMG, L&T Infotech & Virtusa. There were some very niche roles offered in Digital Operations in terms of Business Transformation, Project Management and Performance Improvement. Business Analyst, Senior Business Consultant, Team Leader, Management Associate, Consultant, Management Trainee, Risk & Financial advisory, Government Advisory, Manager, Project Manager, Community Manager were some of the profiles offered to the PGPM Class of 2022.
Ms. Shailaja Sharma, Sr. Associate Director & Head - Corporate & Career Services, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurgaon, said, “The response by Corporates this year was astounding and it was great to see the students placed barely months into the program. This speaks volumes about the student quality and the faith on Great Lakes by corporates who keep coming back to recruit Great Lakers year on year.”