The Indian Institute of Managament (IIM), Calcutta has achieved 100% placement for the 2013-14 batch of Post Graduate Programme for Executives for Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing (PGPEX-VLM).
According to the reports, the average salary offered for the batch is Rs. 14.75 lakh and the highest is Rs. 22.5 lakh a year. The average salary marked a 11% growth over the last year's Rs. 13 lakh a year.
The management-consulting firms led the way in terms of the total number of offers made to the candidates. This is followed by automotive, general management, engineering and heavy engineering, infrastructure, supply chain, and IT companies.
For the 7th batch of the collaborative course among IIM-Calcutta and IIT Madras and Kanpur there were 38 students (of which 6 were sponsored).
This jointly conducted programme has an international dimension in the form of the students taking 2-3 weeks of industry visit in Japan for studying best manufacturing practices through Japan International Cooperation Agency.
In a statement, IIM-C said majority of their offers came from TCS, CGN Consulting, Valcon Management Consultants, Accenture and KPMG. Daimler, Renault Nissan, TVS, Wheels India, L&T and Crane Flow were among the automotive and engineering firms to make offers. Reliance Cement, Dr. Reddy's Lab, and ABB Global Services also offered placements.
Source: IIM Caluctta