"100% placement at VGSOM in top corporate"
Times of India (March 12, 2019) By: Somdatta Basu
KOLKATA: The Vinod Gupta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology 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 from 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 Rs 18.5 lakhs per annum and that for the top 50% is Rs 17.21 lakh per annum. The median for the same is Rs 18.94 lakh per annum and Rs 16.76 lakh per year. The highest domestic offer made was of Rs 21 lakh per annum.
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 and Marketing, and Finance.
The Dean of VGSOM, 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 like to express my heartfelt gratitude to all the esteemed recruiters for their incessant support and faith in our students."
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