VGSOM, IIT-Kgp: Final Placements report

Total number of students 121
Total number of offers made 160
Number of PPOs 41
Companies confirming participation 70
Companies slotted 55
Mean domestic salary Rs 11.44 Lakhs
Median domestic salary Rs 10.32 Lakhs

30% of the batch had pre-placement offers from comapnies like Barclays Capital (Singapore), A&J; Consulting (USA), Citigroup, Ernst & Young, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, ITC, RPG and Yahoo!. First time recruiters that participated include Lehman Brothers, Yes Bank, Knox Capital, Angel Broking, Schlumberger, Deloitte Consulting, Avalon Consulting, Eicher Consulting, MarketRx, Heinz, Bombay Dyeing, Maytas, i2 technologies and Reliance ADAG. Roles on offer included global leadership, management consulting, investment banking, corporate planning & strategy, brand management, real-estate consulting, equity research, knowledge management, SCM consulting, treasury, risk management and product merchandising.

Consulting firms like Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Ernst & Young, Accenture, Avalon, and Deloitte, Eicher Consulting, i2 technologies and Bristlecone (SCM Consulting), MarketRx, and Headstrong recruited 18 pc of the batch.

The finance sector recruiting 16 pc of the batch was represented by Lehman Brothers, Yes Bank, Citibank, HSBC, Irevna, STCI, Infosys BPO, Knox Capital, AnandRathi, ICICI Bank and ICICI Prudential.

Marketing attracted 13 pc of the batch with offers from ITC, Vodafone, Heinz, RPG, Bombay Dyeing and Reliance ADAG. Students preferred sunrise sectors like real-estate (Jones Lang LaSalle Meghraj), retail (Spencers) and infrastructure (Maytas Infra) over the traditional ones.

IT/BPO sector got 34 pc of the students. Recruiters that participated include IBM, Tech Mahindra, Wipro, Infosys, HCL Technologies, NIIT Technologies, Maverick Systems, Aricent, Evalueserve and EDS.

8 pc students were offered Operations profiles by Schlumberger, ITC, Voltas, Tata Motors and Ashok Leyland.

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