Charismatic Cholas, the PGPM Class of 2015, witnessed the best ever placement season this year. Leading corporates across Industries and functional areas participated in large numbers offering exciting roles. Top recruiters like Accenture, Airtel, Cognizant, Deloitte, Dell, Genpact, Dunia Finance, HCL, KPMG, MuSigma, Snapdeal, TCS, Universal Consulting, Wipro, ZS Associates and many more, recruited students in large numbers, while Amazon India made the highest offer.
The Average CTC increased from 11.43 lakhs p.a. last year to Rs. 12.02 lakhs p.a. and all 371 students participating in the placement process secured final offers.
- Participation by diverse set of companies across IT/ITES, Consulting, E-Commerce, Analytics, Telecom, Financial Services, Manufacturing, and many more
- Maximum profiles offered in Sales & Marketing (32%) followed by Technology Consulting (31%) and Business Consulting (15%)
- Average CTC offered for the Class of 2015 is of INR 12.02 lakhs p.a.
- Median CTC offered for the Class of 2015 is of INR 11.50 lakhs p.a.
- Highest offer made by Amazon India
Sales & Marketing was the top function of choice with 32% of the batch taking up profiles in the area followed by Technology Consulting (31%) and Business Consulting (15%). Sales & Marketing roles were offered by IT/ITES, E-commerce, Telecom and BFSI firms like Airtel, Mogae Media, Cognizant Technology, Snapdeal, TCS, Photon Infotech, Interakt, TVS Logistics, HCL Talentcare, GAEA Technologies to name a few. Techno-Functional/ Consulting roles were offered by firms like Amazon, ITC Infotech, Cognizant, Vitrusa, Wipro, Accenture, Photon Infotech, Infosys, TCS, L&T Infotech.
*Others include Advertising & Media, Education,
Manufacturing, Pharma, Real Estate, etc.
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 major recruiters like Blue Ocean, LatentView, Musigma, Amazon, Caratlane, Indiaproperty.com, Matrimony and Snapdeal.
Mr. R. Shreenath, Director – Corporate & Career Services of Great Lakes Institute of Management, said, "We are very happy with the response we have received from the corporates with a larger and more diverse base of recruiters than ever before. 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*
|BFSI||Bank of America||Dunia Finance||HSBC Technologies|
|DCM Shriram||Hansacequity||Scope International|
|Consulting||Cognizant Business Consulting||People Matters||Universal Consulting|
|Deloitte US||Prakash Kochar||Virtusa|
|KPMG||Syncore Consulting||ZS Associates|
|Internet Business/ e-commerce||Amazon||Indiaproperty.com||Snapdeal|
|Alliance Global Services||iKen Solution||Photon Infotech|
|Cognizant Technologies Solution||Infosys||Rapid Value|
|Fresh Desk||ITC Infotech||Sutherland Global Services|
|FSS||Kaar Technologies||Tata Consultancy Services|
|GAEA Technologies||KPIT Technologies||TCS BPO|
|Genpact||L & T Infotech||Wipro|
|HCL Talentcare||Maveric Systems||Zycus|
|Market Research & Analytics||Blue Ocean||LatentView||Musigma|
|Telecom||Airtel||Lava International||Mauj Mobile|
|Others||Amrita Group||Mogae Media||True Value Housing|
|Galaxy Surfactants||Natural Remedies||TVS Logistics|
|Greenlam Industries||Next Education||VBHC|
* Partial List. Students had sabbaticals from E&Y, L&T – Heavy Engineering, Mindtree, TCS, Wipro Technology