Great Lakes Placements 2019: Great Lakes Institute of Management has witnessed high placements for its PGDM 2017-19 batch with a good increase in the Average CTC offered which has gone up to Rs.10.14 LPA from Rs.9.3 LPA last year. Great Lakes Institute of Management has witnessed 100% Placements for the PGDM 2017-19 batch.

The 2 years Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) at Great Lakes is AICTE approved full-time residential programme. PGDM Placements 2019 at Great Lakes saw the participation of 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 the others.

Great Lakes Placements 2019

Great Lakes Placements 2019: Highlights

  • Average CTC has gone up at INR 10.14 LPA in Great Lakes Placements 2019 from Rs.9.3 LPA last year.
  • Median CTC in Great Lakes Placements 2019 has increased to 10.25 LPA from Rs.9 LPA last year.
  • 18 Students were offered PPOs/PPIs.
  • BFSI emerged as the largest recruiting sector making 44.1% offers to the students.
  • 35% of students opted for Sales & Marketing domain.
  • Highest CTC offered INR 29 LPA.
  • 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.

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Great Lakes Placements 2019: Sector-wise Placement

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

Sector Offers
BFSI 44.1%
IT/ITES 27.9%
Consulting 10.8%
FMCG 8.1%
Manufacturing 3.6%
Real Estate 1.8%
Analytics 1.8%
Others 1.9%

Great Lakes Placements 2019: Domain-wise Placement

Sales & Marketing was the preferred function with 35% of students opting for this domain followed by Finance with 23.4%, Analytics with 16.2%, Consulting with 14.4% and Technology Consulting with 8.1%.

Domain Offers
Sales & Marketing 35.1%
Finance 23.4%
Analytics 16.2%
Consulting 14.4%
Technology Consulting 8.1%
Operations 2.7%

Great Lakes Placements 2019: Sector-wise Top Recruiters

Diverse set of companies offered coveted roles across Banking and Financial Services, Consulting, IT, FMCG, Sales & Marketing, Manufacturing, etc. The companies that have participated in Great Lakes Placements 2019 at Great Lakes are as follows:

Sector Recruiters
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

Great Lakes Placements 2019: Average Salary Bracket

Student Count Salary (in Lakhs)
Top 10 % 19.41
Top 25% 16.68
Top 50 % 15.19
Top 75% 14.22

Great Lakes Institute of Management, founded in the year 2004 by Padma Shri Dr. Bala V. Balachandran, is one among the premier B-schools in India. Great Lakes within a short span of 14 years has emerged as a top-ranked business school. The institute has 50+ full-time faculty, 150+ visiting faculty including over 25+ international faculty from global schools like Yale, Kellogg, Stanford, and Harvard. Further collaborations with the 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 programmes.

Great Lakes Institue of Management: Overview

Great Lakes, Chennai was accredited by the Association of MBAs, the UK in 2014 and became the youngest B-school in India to receive this prestigious accreditation. In 2015, Great Lakes also received international SAQS accreditation and in 2017, its two-year PGDM program was accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA). For the years 2017-2018, Great Lakes was ranked 1 in India by Analytics India and 3rd in the world by Analytics insights for its Analytics programme. For its one year program, Great Lakes, Chennai was ranked 3rd by the Outlook India and 9th by Business India and 16th by NIRF among top 10 Indian B-Schools.

Great Lakes Institute of Management 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 the first to introduce AI and Machine Learning Specialization. Great Lakes Institute of Management has a 27.5 acres LEED Platinum rated green campus in Chennai and a 7.2-acre campus in Delhi-NCR. The institute offers a one-year full-time MBA (PGPM) for experienced professionals, two-year MBA (PGDM) with focus on the emerging markets, part-time executive MBA programme, and weekend executive MBA programme. Great Lakes alumni currently numbering 7800+ work at world-renowned organizations both in India and overseas in more than 30 countries.

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