JAGSOM Concludes Placements For PGDM Graduating Batch Of May 2021
The highest package on offer was Rs 1.6 million per annum, with an average salary of more than Rs 1 million per annum.
Jagdish Sheth School of Management (JAGSOM, formerly known as IFIM Business School) with AICTE, NBA and AACSB accreditation has successfully completed the campus placements of Post Graduate Diploma Programme (PGDM), securing 100% placements for its graduating batch of May 2021.
The Institute completes 25 years of operations and received global QS World University rank being on 51+ band in Marketing Area and 101+ band in Finance Area. Conducted virtually, more than 70 companies recruited from the campus this year. There is an increased hiring from both marquee recruiters and a large number of new recruiters primarily comprising the new-age companies. Strengthening its stronghold on new-age companies, JAGSOM witnessed a variety of new-age roles like product management for AI-enabled human resource engagement software, Fintech applications, Digital HR, Martech.
Besides the marquee companies like Oracle, KPMG, Grant Thornton, Dell, HDFC, BNY Mellon, E&Y, Hexaware that came for recruitment this year; JAGSOM has emerged as a preferred destination for the new-age companies, like Numly, OSG, Arcesium, NoPaperForm, Cuemath, Jaro, MetricStream, Scaler, SmartKnower, and many others, with many of them being headquartered in the US, offering attractive packages to the students. The highest package on offer was Rs 1.6 million per annum, with an average salary of more than Rs 1 million per annum. Similarly, the average internship stipend has been Rs 33.50 thousand pm with the highest stipend being Rs 133 thousand pm. The institute is engaging an authorized agency to audit the placement closure as per the IPRS standard.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Asit K Barma, Professor-Marketing, and Chairperson, Corporate Relations group observed, “This year’s placement highlights is the significant interest shown by the new-age companies to recruit our students. This goes to prove how JAGSOM has leveraged the locational dividend of being in the Silicon Valley of India. We are perhaps one of the first B Schools in the country to introduce a new age curriculum in digital business and getting onboard practicing faculty to train our students. This year’s placement success stands testimony to the relevance of our Engagement driven pedagogy and curriculum. Our award-winning programs like Research Incubation, 4 1/2 months long Industry Internship Program; and Request for Problem initiatives where our students solve real-life business problems in corporates, Super Specializations programs in Sales and Services, Martech, Fintech, Digital Transformation, Business Analytics, Capital markets, help our students remain the most contemporary in their knowledge and applications. The messianic zeal and efforts of our faculty and leadership made this possible during this tough phase of the year”.
CA Priyanka Saraswat, Head of Student Placement Committee commented, “Our super-specialization program sets us apart in the race today. I am a hardcore finance professional and never had any orientation to technology. I specialized in both Capital Market and Business Analytics in our super specialisation program. This helped me crack the interview with Arcesium, a sought after new age Fintech company. Besides, the institute’s personality enhancement program helped us to bring out our best.”
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