Moving ahead of many IIMs and other top B-schools who are yet to complete their placements, the newly launched Great Lakes Institute of Management Gurgaon, has witnessed high Placements 2022 for its 1 year PGPM 2021-22 batch. Not only the placement process is completed, but Great Lakes has recorded a significant increase in both the quality of roles and compensation offered with the Average salary increasing to Rs.15.6 LPA in Placement 2022 from Rs. 12.1 LPA last year-registering a growth of 29%.
The PGPM is the flagship one-year full time MBA program at Great Lakes and is offered to young professionals. The PGPM Batch 2021-22 at Great Lakes Gurgaon commenced in July 2021 and within 5 months, the batch has got placed setting a new record. The season witnessed both increased offers from existing recruiters as well offers from new recruiters leading to students getting excellent opportunities as well as increased compensation.
Great Lakes PGPM Placements 2022: Key Highlights
- PGPM Batch placed within 5 months of programme commencement
- Average Salary in Placement 2022 increased to 15.6 LPA from Rs.12.1 LPA last year
- Highest Domestic Salary stood at Rs. 19.3 LPA
- Average post-MBA salary increased by 3.1 times than the pre-MBA salary for PGPM Class of 2022, registering a growth of 210% in less than a year
- Top recruiters include Accenture, Cognizant, Deloitte, Genpact, Infosys, KPMG, L&T InfoTech, Paytm, TCS, Great Learning, Tiger Analytics, Droom among others. Accenture, Deloitte and Paytm hired in large number
Commenting on the overall growth, Dr. Debashis Sanyal, Director, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurgaon said “Our students have won over 40 awards at national level corporate and B-school competitions and the record placements reflect the faith that the corporates reposed in Great Lakes, Gurgaon and the recognition for the quality of talent. Credit goes to our faculty, staff, students and our dedicated Career Services team for achieving these amazing outcomes.”
Great Lakes PGPM Placements 2022: Average Salary Brackets
|Top Percentile Count||Average Salary (Rs.in Lakhs)|
|Top 10 %||19.3|
|Top 50 %||18.01|
Percentage of Students Getting Top Salary Offers
|Salary Offered||Percentage of Students Getting the offer|
|> 17 Lacs||36%|
|< 13 Lacs||21%|
Top Recruiters at Great Lakes
Among the top recruiters at Great Lakes Gurgaon PGPM Placement 2022 include Accensute, BYJU’S, Cognizant, Deloitte, Droom, Genpact, Great Learning, Infosys, KPMG India, L&T Infotech, Paytm, TCS, Tiger Analytics, Virtusa
The PGPM class 2022 has students with pre- MBA experience in diverse industries ranging from 2-8 years. Key Recruiting sectors include - Consulting (41%) emerged as the largest recruiting sector followed by IT/ITES (30%) and Fintech (18%).
Students were offered various coveted roles in Analytics, Digital, Business & Functional Consulting, Digital Operations, Finance, Product Management, Operations & Marketing, etc. There were also some very niche roles offered in Digital Operations in terms of Business Transformation, Project Management and Performance Improvement.
Commenting on the best ever placement season at Great Lakes Gurgaon, Ms. Shailaja Sharma, Sr. Associate Director & Head - Corporate & Career Services, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurgaon, said “The response by Corporates this year was fantastic, and it was great to see the students being able to convert the opportunities and find roles of their choice. We are thrilled that our existing marquee recruiters increased the offers made while we could also attract some sought after new recruiters. We look forward to engage with our recruiters to continuously meet their talent requirements.”
Mentioning the achievements by Great Lakes Gurgaon in the challenging time of Covid, Dr Sanyal Said, “The last two years while being challenging has also seen Great Lakes, Gurgaon, achieving many significant milestones. We became the youngest school in India to receive AMBA, UK, accreditation and followed it with NBA accreditation this year. We could also attract some amazing faculty and our research publications in top tier journals have also increased significantly.”
Great Lakes Institute of Management, founded in 2004 in Chennai, by Padma Shri Dr. Bala V. Balachandran is one of the premier B-schools in India with two campuses. After the Chennai campus, the Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurgaon Campus was established in 2010. During a short period of time, it has emerged as one of India’s most innovative business schools pioneering the adoption of cutting-edge technology in business decision making. In the year 2019, Great Lakes, Gurgaon, received the prestigious AMBA accreditation and became the youngest Indian B-school to receive the accreditation. The institute was also ranked among the top 5 emerging management business schools by the National HRD Network (NHRDN) for the year 2018-2019. In 2021, it also received the NBA Accreditation for its PGDM program. The PGPM at Great Lakes Gurgaon is ranked 12 in India by Business World.
Located in the corporate hub of Gurgaon in Delhi NCR, the campus has extensive engagement with corporates catering to their human capital requirements. Great Lakes, Gurgaon, was the first b-school in India to offer an Analytics specialization in 2013 and to offer specialization in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in 2018. The campus offers two full time programs - PGPM & PGDM - apart from executive programs. Students also have access to extensive perspectives from CXOs as well as gain practical experience through live projects helping them develop into Business Ready managers. The application for Great Lakes PGPM and PGDM admission is open with CAT, XAT, CMAT scores.
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