Over 90% GIM students get placements

Goa Institute of ManagementGoa Institute of Management (GIM), a premier B-School in India, has seen over 90% of its students already placed in Phase 1 of its placement drive for the 2013-15 batch of PGDM students.

This year, the institute saw a record 21 new companies participating in the campus placements with a total of 55 recruiters active on campus.

Some of the prominent campus hirers were Goldman Sachs, Citibank, Deloitte, D E Shaw, HUL, Infosys, Cognizant, PWC, E&Y, KPMG, WIPRO, and Amazon. IT, consulting and FMCG companies led the numbers, accounting for over 45% of hires.

Placements chairperson, Umesh Mahtani, said “The diversity in the companies who visited GIM shows that the Institute is now well-recognized across sectors .”

The highest placement package offered this year was around 16 lakh. The newly started healthcare management programme was well-received by recruiters, with the second batch on its way to a 100% placement record.

The last term of the programme had barely begun and 50% of the students had lucrative job offers from reputed companies. Several more companies have given their confirmation to the institute.

As of now, the current CTC of the students placed stands at 8.2 lakhs per annum, with the maximum being 11.5 lakhs per annum and the minimum at 7 lakhs per annum.