Great Lakes Institute of Management Placement 2019: PGDM Average salary up at Rs.10.14 LPA; Achieves 100% Placement

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February 26, 2019
Great Lakes Institute of Management has witnessed high placements for its 2 years PGDM 2017-19 batch with good hike in Average salary which has gone up to Rs.10.14 Lakhs from Rs.9.3 Lakhs last year. The 1 year PGPM placement 2019 was already over in January 2019. Admission for 2 years PGDM 2019 is open and the last date to apply is extended to February 28, 2019
Great Lakes Placement 2019

Closely following the placements 2019 for the one year PGPM, the Great Lakes Institute of Management has witnessed 100% Placements 2019 for the PGDM 2017-19 batch with sharp increase in average salary which has increased to Rs.10.14 LPA from Rs.9.3 LPA last year.. Great Lakes Institute of Management Admissions 2019 - Apply Now

The 2 years Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) at Great Lakes is the AICTE approved full time residential programme. The programme is meant for the freshers as well as the candidates with a work experience of less than 2 years. Last date to apply for PGDM admission 2019 at Great Lakes is February 28, 2019.

PGDM 2019 Placements at Great Lakes saw the participation from marquee recruiters from diverse sectors like Aditya Birla, Barclays, Bristlecone, Cognizant, Chola MS, Crisil, Dell, Deloitte, Ford, HDFC, Hexaware, HSBC, ICICI, ICRA, Infosys, ITC, JP Morgan, Kotak Mahindra, Nestle, Novartis, Societe Generale, Wells Fargo among others.

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PGDM Placement 2019 Highlights

  • Average Salary has gone up at Rs.10.14 LPA in Placement 2019 from Rs.9.3 LPA last year
  • Median Salary in Placement 2019 has increased to 10.25 LPA from Rs.9 LPA last year
  • 18 Students were offered PPOs/PPIs
  • BFSI emerged the largest recruiting sector with 44.1% students getting placed in it
  • 35% students opted for Sales & Marketing domain

Sector wise Placement
BFSI continued to be the largest recruiting sector with 44.1% of the batch taking up roles in this industry followed by IT/ITES (27.9%), Consulting (10.8%), FMCG (8.1%) and Manufacturing (3.6%).

Domain Wise Placement
Sales & Marketing was the preferred function with 35% students opting for it followed by Finance with 23.4% , Analytics with 16.2%, Consulting with 14.4% and Technology Consulting with 8.1%

Diverse set of companies offered coveted roles across Banking and Financial Services, Consulting, IT, FMCG, Manufacturing, etc.

Top Recruiters: Sector-Wise
The companies that have participated in PGDM Placement 2019 at Great Lakes are:

SECTOR COMPANIES
ANALYTICS Gain Insights, i2Decisions
BFSI Aditya Birla Capital, Barclays, Crisil, HDFC Bank, HDFC Life, HSBC, ICICI, ICRA, JP Morgan, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Marsh, Samunnati, Societe Generale, Wells Fargo
CONSULTING Bristlecone, Deloitte India, Deloitte US-India
FMCG ITC, KALS Group, Nestle
IT/ITES Cognizant, Dell, eClerx, GEP, Hexaware, Infosys, ITC Infotech, NewWave Computing
OTHERS (Pharma & Healthcare, Manufacturing & Real Estate) Chola MS, Ford, JLL, Kamal Healthcare, Link Logistics, Novartis

PGDM 2019 Admission: Application Deadline - February 28
The PGDM Application deadline has been extended to 28th February, 2019 by Great Lakes Institute of Management. The application process is online and can be completed in a few minutes. If you are a graduate and have appeared in CAT 2018, or XAT 2019, or CMAT 2019 or GMAT, you can apply for PGDM Admission 2019 at Great Lakes.. Great Lakes Institute of Management Admissions 2019 - Apply Now

PGPM Placement 2019 Highlights

  • Highest Salary Rs.29 Lakhs per annum
  • Average Salary Rs.13.1 Lakhs per annum
  • Top Recruiters include Accenture, Aditya Birla Capital, ADP, Amazon, Barclays, Cognizant, Capgemini, Deloitte, Gartner, HCL, EY, Honeywell, HSBC, Infosys, ITC Infotech, L&T Infotech, Mentis, MuSigma, TCS, Virtusa among others

97% Students Offered Placement by Top Recruiters
Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai has witnessed an excellent placement season for its PGPM class of 2019. By the first week of January, 97% of students had already received placement offers from leading recruiters like Accenture, Aditya Birla Capital, ADP, Amazon, Barclays, Cognizant, Capgemini, Deloitte, Gartner, HCL, EY, Honeywell, HSBC, Infosys, ITC Infotech, L&T Infotech, Mentis, MuSigma, TCS, Virtusa, ZS Associates to name a few.

Great Lakes Institute of Management, founded in 2004 by Padma Shri Dr. Bala V. Balachandran is one of the premier B-schools in India. Great Lakes has, within a short span of 14 years emerged as a top-ranked business school. The institute has 50+ full time faculty and 150+ visiting faculty including over 25+ international faculty from top global schools like Yale, Kellogg, Stanford and Harvard. Further collaborations with world’s leading institutions like University of Houston, University of Bordeaux, Hongkong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), University of Missouri, Kansas, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago and Babson College etc., have helped Great Lakes in globally benchmarking its programs.

Great Lakes, Chennai was accredited by Association of MBAs, UK in 2014 and became the youngest B-school in India to receive this prestigious international accreditation. In 2015, Great Lakes, Chennai also received international SAQS accreditation and in 2017, its two year PGDM program was accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA). For the years 2017-2018, Great Lakes was ranked No.1 in India by Analytics India and 3rd in the world by Analytics insights for its Analytics program. For its one year program, Great Lakes, Chennai was ranked 3rd by Outlook India & 4th by Business World for its one year program and 9th by Business India and 16th by NIRF among top 10 Indian B-Schools.

Great Lakes has been constantly innovating to be business relevant. It is the first B-school in India to offer full time specialization in Analytics and also first to introduce AI and Machine Learning specialization. Great Lakes has a 27.5 acres LEED Platinum rated green campus in Chennai and a 7.2 acre campus in Delhi-NCR. Great Lakes offers One Year full time MBA (PGPM) for experienced professionals, Two year MBA (PGDM) with focus on Emerging Markets, Part Time Executive MBA Program, and Weekend Executive MBA Program. Great Lakes alumni currently numbering 7800+, work at world renowned organizations both in India and overseas across 30 countries.

The last date to apply for 2 years PGDM admission 2019-21 at Great Lakes is February 28, 2019. The application process is online.

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