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VGSOM Silver Jubilee Celebrations Concluded with 100% Phase I Placement

Economic Times Careers 360 Jagran Josh

The Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur concluded its first phase of Final Placements season for the 26th batch of its flagship MBA program with 100% placements. With more than 65 companies participating in the process, 139 job offers, including 31 Pre-Placement Offers were made to 123 students of the Class of 2019.

Leading corporates like Accenture Digital, Amazon, eBay, Deloitte, ZS Associates, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Titan, Schlumberger, Trident Group, Vedanta, ICICI Bank, HSBC, Virtusa, Maybank, Wipro, IBM, Novartis and many more reiterated their faith in the mettle of the students. New associations were established with reputed brands like AkzoNobel, Ernst & Young, Ford, Tata Power, Genpact, Bloomberg, Diageo, Emami Agrotech, Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance, Capital First, Bridge i2i, Oxane Partners, MAQ Software, and Tresvista. After the first phase of placements, the average compensation of the top 25% of the batch stands at INR 18.5 LPA and that for the top 50% is INR 17.21 LPA. The median for the same is INR 18.94 LPA and INR 16.76 LPA respectively. The highest domestic offer made was of INR 21 LPA.

Consulting continues to remain the preferred domain of students on campus and recorded the maximum number of job offers. It was followed by Analytics, Operations, Sales & Marketing, and Finance.

The Dean of VGSOM, Professor Prabina Rajib, said, “The outstanding results were possible because of various factors like quality of academics, admission process, and focus on corporate cum academic competitions. I would also like to express my heartfelt gratitude to all the esteemed recruiters for their incessant support and faith in our students.”

VGSOM has recently been ranked among India’s top 5 business schools by QS in their 2019 Subject Ranking for Business and Management Studies. Read More . . .

By Shreyoshi Ghosh

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