Final Placements : Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur – Class of 2016

Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur has successfully completed its final placements process for the class of 2016.Year after year VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur has grown in its strength and capability to become one of the premier B Schools in the country. Despite almost doubling in batch size, the batch of 2016 has had an outstanding final internship process.The placements are a mere reflection of the kind of talent and knowledge the students possess. 

The Batch of 2014 – 16 had 102 students, almost double the strength of the previous batch, and in spite of that, 100% placement was achieved with 98% of the students being placed in the first phase of placements. There were a number of dream offers this season and the PPI/PPO conversion was also close to 90%.

With an average CTC of 14.01 LPA and a highest CTC of 21.17 LPA, Vinod Gupta School of Management had a stupendous placement season achieving 100% placements. VGsoM, IIT Kharagpur thanks all its recruiters and alumni for their continuous support.

Profiles offered:


Consulting roles were the most sought after ones this year. Deloitte, PWC, IBM, Accenture Strategy, ZS Associates, Gallup, Cognizant Business Consulting, Virtusa and Inspirage being the major participants in Consulting domain, offered profiles such as Management Consulting, Technology Consulting, Strategy and Operations, Supply Chain Consulting and Business Operations consulting.


This year saw a steep increase in the number of companies offering Analytics roles at the campus. Companies such as Google, Mckinsey Solutions, IBM, Virtusa and Perceptive Analytics offered roles such as Quantitative Analyst, Business Analyst and Data Analyst. Mu-Sigma offered the role of Apprentice Leader.

Banking and Financial Services

Crisil, ICICI Bank, Client Associates and Axis Bank were the major participants in BFSI domain offering roles such as Wealth Management, Financial Research Analyst, Relationship Management and Banking Operations. Amazon offered the niche profile of Financial Leadership Development.


FMCG Companies over the years have been recruiting from VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur and recently it has attracted Retail and E-Commerce giants as well. Companies such as Berger Paints, Jubilant FoodWorks Ltd and Spencer’s Retail Ltd (RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group) offered roles in Supply Chain, Operations and Merchandising. Leading E-Commerce firms like Amazon, Retail-on and Juspay offered Operations and Strategy roles. India’s Largest DTH (Direct-to-home) television operator Dish TV recruited for first time offering Marketing profiles. Also first time recruiter Oxford University Press offered Sales and Marketing roles.

Automobile/Manufacturing & Logistics

Students were recruited by major automobile giants such as Rolls Royce, Tata Motors and Daimler (Mercedes Benz) with roles in Operations, Marketing and Purchasing. Manufacturing and Logistics companies such as Maersk Line, Titan, Vikram Solar, Hindustan Petroleum offered roles in Marketing and Operations. National Instruments offered the niche role of Territory Sales Manager


IT Sector has been one of the most consistent sector in-terms of recruiting students. Wipro, Infosys, HCL, IBM, Oracle, Capital First and Payoda Technologies offered roles of Sales, Pre-sales, IT Consulting, Account Manager and Management Trainee (IT Projects)

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VGSoM Kharagpur

The Vinod Gupta School of Management is a business school in India. It was established in 1993 at IIT Kharagpur and was the first management school to be set up within the IIT system. It was initiated by a distinguished alumnus and a Life Time Fellow of the Institute, Mr. Vinod Gupta. In the year 2018, VGSoM completed 25 glorious years of its existence as a premier B-School of India. Today it is consistently ranked as one of the top 15 Institutes for business management in the country and boasts of a list of illustrious alumni holding prestigious positions in companies across the world.