2015 PGPM PLACEMENT SNAPSHOT – GREAT LAKES, Chennai

CHARISMATIC CHOLAS, 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.

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

·
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.

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, Credit Mantri, eInfochips, iNautix, DCM Shriram, Hansacequity, Scope International

Consulting:

Cognizant Business Consulting, People Matters, Universal Consulting, Deloitte US, Prakash Kochar, Virtusa, KPMG, Syncore Consulting, ZS Associates, Mafoi Strategy

Internet Business/ e-commerce:

Amazon, Indiaproperty.com, Snapdeal, Caratlane, Matrimony.com

IT/ITES:

Accenture, HCL Technologies, Mindtree, Alliance Global Services, iKen Solution, Photon Infotech, Changepond, IMaCS, ZickPick.com, Cognizant Technologies Solution, Infosys, Rapid Value, Crayon Data, Infotrellis, Secova, Dell, Interakt, Saksoft, 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, Infiniti Research

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, LeitnerShriram

* Partial
list. Students had sabbaticals from E&Y, L&T – Heavy Engineering,
Mindtree, TCS, Wipro Technology.

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