PGDBA jointly offered by IIM Calcutta, ISI Kolkata, and IIT Kharagpur bids adieu to the Class of 2020 with an Outstanding Placement Season

PGDBA jointly offered by IIM Calcutta, ISI Kolkata, and IIT Kharagpur bids adieu to the Class of 2020 with an Outstanding Placement Season

The 4th Batch (2018-2020) of the two-year full time Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) programme successfully completed its placement process. Various organizations across industries participated with fervour to handpick candidates for data and business driven roles. The batch of 56 students received a total of 60 offers made by 18 firms. One (1) student opted out to commence his entrepreneurial journey.

This year’s final remunerations witnessed continued growth. The average remuneration recorded at INR 26.31 LPA surpassing last year's figure of INR 25.05 LPA with a growth of 5%. An international offer was received with a remuneration of INR 41.29 Lacs and was the maximum salary received for this batch. Despite the economic slowdown, the Median CTC grew by 6% to reach a high of INR 24.59 LPA.

"We are delighted at the achievement of our PGDBA students. It is yet another promising program from IIM Calcutta and partner institutions ISI and IIT Kharagpur that continues to deliver excellent value to the students and the recruiters" as stated by the PGDBA Chairperson, Professor Sahadeb Sarkar from IIM Calcutta.

The BFSI sector attracted 57% of the total offers and emerged as the biggest sector for this hiring season. Some of the prominent recruiters who participated in the Final Placement Process were Adani, UGRO Capital, Alshaya Group, ZS Associates, Envestnet Yodlee, EXL Analytics, and ICICI Bank.

Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) is a 2-year full-time residential program offered jointly by three premier Institutes of the country – IIM Calcutta, ISI Kolkata, and IIT Kharagpur. The elite Institutes lend their expertise and enrich the course curriculum with Business Data acumen, Statistics, Machine Learning and Computing, and their contemporary Business applications in the Analytics industry. PGDBA’s unique course structure leverages the Industry connect and offers a 6-Month Industry Internship, which provides time to the candidates to prove their mettle in the industry. This resulted in 70% of the batch securing full time job offers (PPO) with marquee firms like DE Shaw & Co, Mastercard, Amazon, PwC DIAC, Mondelez, McKinsey, and Play Games.

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