IFMR GSB Placement 2022: Completes Final Placement; Registers Highest Salary at Rs.18 LPA; Average Salary up by 10% – EY, Deloitte, KPMG, PwC hire big News Desk |
March 24, 2022
IFMR Graduate School of Business at Krea University, has completed final placement for the large MBA 2020-22 batch. Average salary has gone up by 10% in placement season 2022 while highest salary has gone up at Rs.18 LPA. Significant number of students have been placed in finance, consulting and technology companies. Barclays, EY, Deloitte, KPMG, PwC are among the top recruiters
IFMR GSB Placement 2022

IFMR Graduate School of Business (IFMR GSB), Krea University located at Sri City has completed final placement for its large MBA 2020-22 batch as on March 24, 2022. 165 of the 175 students who sat for placements have been hired by leading global and Indian consulting, finance and technology companies, while other students have been hired for roles in strategy, marketing and operations.

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Average remuneration has registered an increase of 10% from last year average salary and highest salary has gone up at Rs.18 LPA. This is the 4th batch of outgoing students who are being awarded MBA degree from IFMR GSB, KREA University. IFMR GSB placement report 2022 reveals that significant number of students have been hired by Consulting, technology and finance companies.

Commenting upon the successful Placement season 2022, Prof Lakshmi Kumar, Dean of IFMR GSB at Krea University said, “With the pandemic accelerating the shift to digital transformation, IFMR GSB’s focus on embedding data-science across all subjects attracted a large canvas of new recruiters to the campus” and added further, “While the average salaries have grown across bands, it’s heartening to note that students are pivoting more to exciting roles that provide them long-term career growth than merely be fixated on compensation and benefits.”

As projected by Consulting major McKinsey that with next-generation finance, technology and manufacturing operations going to be a more than a trillion-dollar opportunity for India between now and 2030, IFMR GSB’s focus in recent years has been to marry management with operations and technology that results in exciting careers and entrepreneurial opportunities for students.

IFMR GSB Placements 2022: Highlights
Key highlights of the placement season 2022 are:

  • Average salaries up by over 10 percent across the top 25%, 50% and overall
  • Highest salary offered is Rs 18 lakhs per annum
  • 78 recruiters have participated in Placement process 2022
  • 34 were new recruiters
  • Some of the prominent recruiters included Barclays, EY, Deloitte, KPMG, PwC, JP Morgan, Wells Fargo, Credit Suisse, Accenture, Société Générale, CRISIL, Temenos, Tiger Analytics, ZS Associates, Cognizant, Infosys, Wipro, Oracle, HCL Technologies, Genpact, Philips, Tata International and Northern Arc, to name a few.
  • Consulting, Finance and Technology companies hire big

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IFMR GSB Placement Trends
In the past four years, IFMR GSB has witnessed 50-75 percent of the students being hired in finance, consulting and technology companies. Students have been offered new-age roles in valuation consulting, risk and financial advisory, digital consulting, financial planning and analysis, risk consulting and modelling, business analysis and management consulting.

This year the B-school has observed major percentage of the students being picked up by leading companies in these industries. This has further contributed to the average salaries increasing by 10 percent, despite the ongoing pandemic and recovering economy.

Finance: IFMR GSB Strong Legacy
IFMR GSB has a strong legacy in finance. This has attracted many leaders at Krea University from the world of finance and economics to its leadership team to provide strategic direction. This includes Mr NVaghul (former Chairman of ICICI Bank Ltd), Dr Raghuram Rajan (the 23rd RBI Governor), Mr Seshasayee (former Chairman of IndusInd Bank), Mr Raghu Sundaram (Dean of NYU Stern School of Business) and Mr Rajiv C Lochan (MD, Sundaram Finance).

Other industry stalwarts such as Mr Anand Mahindra (Chairman of Mahindra Group), Mr. S Ramadorai (former vice-chairperson of Tata Consultancy Services), Ms Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw (Chairperson & MD of Biocon Limited), Mr Aditya Mittal (President, CFO and CEO of ArcelorMittal Europe), Mr PRVenkatarama Raja (Vice Chairman, MD & CEO of Ramco Systems), Mr Rajiv Memani (Chairman, CEO of EY India), MsAnu Aga (Former Chairperson of Thermax Ltd), Mr Cyril Shroff (Managing Partner of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas), Mr Sajjan Jindal (Chairman & MD of JSW Group of companies), and Mr Dheeraj G Hinduja (Chairman of Ashok Leyland) are part of Krea’s Governing Council. 

The KREA University, promoted by IFMR Society, aims to provide liberal arts education to high potential individuals so that they would learn to create positive and catalytic impact in a dynamic and diverse world. IFMR Graduate School of Business at KREA University aims to provide top-quality management education that prepares students to be ethically grounded, be highly skilled in integrated reasoning and be effective leaders of enterprises.

The IFMR Graduate School of Business (GSB) at Krea University prepares students who can effectively navigate an uncertain future. IFMR GSB offers a full-time MBA degree in Finance, Marketing, IT, Operations, HR, and Strategic Management, with additional specializations in Banking Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) & Data Sciences (Business Analytics). Various scholarships based on merit and merit-cum-means are offered to students. IFMR GSB also offers PhD programme, as well as work[1]integrated executive and management development programmes. Over the 20 years, IFMR has built a network of over 20,000 alumni across the spectrum of industries who bring insights and expertise to the students while the Academic Council provides insights and direction to IFMR GSB’s teaching, design curriculum, research, and related activities.

IFMR GSB has a balanced mix of candidates with industry experience and complete freshers. A trading floor, a well-stocked library, a well-established mentoring scheme, opportunities to learn and earn via live projects and ongoing research collaborations with MIT and Harvard offer a learning environment for the holistic manager of the future.

The new state-of-the-art campus of IFMR GSB is at the heart of the fast-growing Sri City; a 5,000 acre Special Economic Zone (SEZ) situated 70 km north of Chennai. It is fast becoming a hub for India’s large and medium scale industries, and is a business destination for multinational corporations to establish operations. MBA. Admission is open

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