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Globalization has opened a gateway of opportunities and demand for skilled professionals. More and more students take admission in MBA or PGDM to hone high-end management skills and differentiate their careers in this competitive world. Placements provide students an opportunity to showcase their skills acquired or enhanced in their academic journey. Institutes play a huge role in bridging the gap between the industry and skilled students for the recruitment process.

Goa Institute of Management is one of the top-notch institutes in India. It has established a strong foundation with the leading companies in various sectors. The recruiters have continued to show faith in the potential students, offering them better profiles.

A Validation of Brilliance

GIM has a successful placement season year after year. It is a result of institute’s academic rigor that the institute successfully prepares its students to flourish. This would certainly be the testimony of strength in terms of providing employability, bridging the gap between academics and industry. It enhances the allure of the institution and an invitation to the future prospects.

A Positive Association with the Recruiters

A successful placement season with an increase in remuneration offered and new recruiters is a proof of high-quality students with excellent leadership qualities. Moreover, it adds value to the relationship between the institute and the recruiters. They are more likely to come back year after year and offer PPOs, PPIs and for the final recruitment process.

PGDM 2016-18 Interim Placement

Highest Salary

20 LPA

Top 20 students

15.72 LPA

Top 50 students

13.75 LPA

Top 100 students

11.83 LPA.

While 52.48% students have received offers above 10 LPA, the average salary is around 10.61 LPA. Professor Venkatesh Naga D, Placement Head, shares, "The trend is both positive and encouraging. The industry seems to appreciate the talent pool at GIM. They have shown eagerness to strengthen the collaboration to attract talent in their recruitment drives in future. "

Marquee companies like McKinsey, EY, JP Morgan & Chase, Amazon, GEP, ITC, Reckitt Benckiser, Kraft Heinz, United Breweries, Nestle, Gartner, and Philips Lighting (to mention a few, in no particular order) have already hired from PGDM Batch 2016–18.

18 new companies visited the campus and made offers. PPOs have seen a rise of 78%, with current 41 as against the previous year's 23.

The Institute focuses on pedagogy, curriculum and initiatives such as Give Goa, Corporate Social Responsibility, Centres of excellence to Campus Connect Programs. GIM has surely marked its presence in association with industry connect. GIM is among 13 institutes (out of 3048 applications) chosen by NITI Aayog to set up the Atal Incubation Centre.

The 2015-2017 placement season witnessed an increased interest from various organizations. A total of 100 recruiters visited the campus. A detailed description of the recruiting Companies, Salary Break up as per Specialization, Top recruiters etc are given below.

Summer Internships

Summer Internships enables students to exhibit their abilities and skills in a real industry scenario. This also enhances the opportunity for PPOs and PPIs. The recruiter’s way to grab the talent before the final placement season. It portrays candidate’s immense dedication and hard-work bore fruit and they received PPOs and PPIs from esteemed corporates such as Asian Paints, Exide Life Insurance, EY, Fidelity, HUL, HSBC, JP Morgan, Tata Capital, Wipro Technologies, among others.

An increase of 2.28% median salary to INR 9 lakhs. The table displays some vital statistics for the Class of 2016.

Total number of eligible students in the batch


Total number of opt outs


Total number of students placed


Total number of offers made


Number of participating recruiters


Number of first time recruiters


Total number of PPOs/PPIs


Highest Salary

INR 16.1 lakhs

Median Salary

INR 9 lakhs

Average Salary

INR 9.3 lakhs

Salary Break up as per Specialization:



Average Salary

Highest Salary









Human Resources




Operations / IT




One of the highlight for placement season for the class of 2015-2017, was the recruitment of 29% of the batch with a package above INR 10 lakhs. Some of them were Deloitte, Arcesium, IFMR Capital, Wipro Technologies, Godrej & Boyce, MAQ Software, Standard Chartered, SaaSFocus, Reckitt Benckiser, EY, Scale Factor. Given Below is a list of sector wise Companies:

Sector wise break up given below:


Sales & Marketing


Lava International

Reckitt Benckiser

Blue Star


LG Electronics


Aditya Birla Fashion Retail Ltd

Global Consumer Products

Kantar Millward Brown

RJ Corp (Varun Beverages Ltd and CreamBell)

Kantar TNS

Coffee Day Group

Kantar IMRB

Asian Paints

Blue Ocean

Welspun India Limited


Inbound Mantra

Zee Entertainment

Pocket Aces

WeavedIn Technologies

Consulting sector




Grant Thornton

MAQ Consulting

MU Sigma



Corporate Business Advisors

AQ Insights,

Archon Consulting and many others

BFSI sector



Axis Bank

DCB Bank

Standard Chartered,


Piramal Financial Services


JP Morgan



Fidelity Investments

Grant Thornton

Tata Capital,

Exide Life Insurance

ICICI Securities

The technology sector and Allied fields

Wipro Technologies, CommScope, Quest Global, Infosys, Accenture Technologies, KPIT. Other sectors like manufacturing and automobile industries too participated in the recruitments. Some of them were Alstom, Total Oil, Mahindra & Mahindra, and HFCL, Ambuja Cement.

GIM Top Recruiter’s


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