PGPM Gurgaon Placement Report (Great Lakes Institute of Management)

Record B-School placements at Great Lakes, Gurgaon Campus.
Average Salary increases by nearly 30% to INR 15.6 lakhs. Largest recruiters include Accenture, Deloitte and Paytm.
Gurgaon, December 2021: Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurgaon, one of the premier management institutes in the country had the best ever placement season for its PGPM Class of 2022. The PGPM which is Great Lakes’ flagship one-year full time MBA program for young professionals commenced in July 2021 and within 5 months the batch got placed setting a new record. Further there has been a very significant increase in both the quality of roles and compensation offered with the Avg. CTC increasing to 15.6 lakhs from 12.1 lakhs the previous year – a growth of 29% from the previous year!
The season witnessed both increased offers from existing recruiters as well offers from new recruiters leading to students getting excellent opportunities as well as increased compensation. The top recruiters included marquee firms like Accenture, Cognizant, Deloitte, Genpact, Infosys, KPMG, L&T InfoTech, Paytm, TCS, Great Learning, Tiger Analytics, Droom to name a few.
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Commenting on the overall growth of the campus Dr. Debashis Sanyal, Director, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurgaon mentioned that “The last two years while being challenging has also seen Great Lakes, Gurgaon, achieving many significant milestones. We became the youngest school in India to receive AMBA, UK, accreditation and followed it with NBA accreditation this year. We could also attract some amazing faculty and our research publications in top tier journals have also increased significantly.”
“Our students have won over 40 awards at national level corporate and B-school competitions and the record placements reflect the faith that the corporates reposed in Great Lakes, Gurgaon and the recognition for the quality of talent. Credit goes to our faculty, staff, students and our dedicated Career Services team for achieving these amazing outcomes”, added Dr. Sanyal.
Reflecting the profile of the class with students having pre- MBA experience in diverse industries ranging from 2-8 years, Consulting (41%) emerged as the largest recruiting sector followed by IT/ITES (30%) and Fintech (18%). Students were offered various coveted roles in Analytics, Digital, Business & Functional Consulting, Digital Operations, Finance, Product Management, Operations & Marketing, etc. There were also some very niche roles offered in Digital Operations in terms of Business Transformation, Project Management and Performance Improvement.
Key Highlights:
  • Large no. of offers by sought after firms like Accenture, Deloitte and Paytm
  • Avg. CTC increased by 29% to 15.6 lakhs p.a. with the highest domestic CTC being 19.3 Lakhs p.a.  
  • Average post-MBA CTC was 3.1 times the pre-MBA CTC for PGPM Class of 2022 – a growth of 210% in less than a year.
The Average Salary Bracket of the PGPM Class of 2022 is as following:
SALARY (in lacs)
Top 10 %
Top 25%
Top 50 %
Top 75%
Salary Range Breakup for the PGPM Class of 2022:
> 17 Lacs
15-17 Lacs
13-15 Lacs
< 13 Lacs
“The response by Corporates this year was fantastic, and it was great to see the students being able to convert the opportunities and find roles of their choice. We are thrilled that our existing marquee recruiters increased the offers made while we could also attract some sought after new recruiters. We look forward to engage with our recruiters to continuously meet their talent requirements.”, said Ms. Shailaja Sharma, Sr. Associate Director & Head - Corporate & Career Services, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurgaon.
Thanking the recruiters, Dr. Sanyal mentioned “We are grateful to our industry partners for the overwhelming response that we received this year for the campus recruitment. Being present in the corporate hub of Gurgaon, the campus has always had a strong industry engagement and this supports the rapid growth of the Great Lakes, Gurgaon.”
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About Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurgaon
Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurgaon Campus, established in 2010, has emerged as one of India’s most innovative business schools pioneering the adoption of cutting-edge technology in business decision making. In the year 2019, Great Lakes, Gurgaon, received the prestigious AMBA accreditation and became the youngest Indian B-school to receive the accreditation. The institute was also ranked among the top 5 emerging management business schools by the National HRD Network (NHRDN) for the year 2018-2019. In 2021, it also received the NBA Accreditation for its PGDM program. The PGPM at Great Lakes Gurgaon is ranked 12 in India by BusinessWorld.
Located in the corporate hub of Gurgaon in Delhi NCR, the campus has extensive engagement with corporates catering to their human capital requirements while also benefiting from the perspectives of senior leaders actively participating in design and delivery of the programs. Great Lakes, Gurgaon, was the first b-school in India to offer an Analytics specialization in 2013 and to offer specialization in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in 2018. The campus offers two full time programs - PGPM & PGDM - apart from executive programs. Students also have access to extensive perspectives from CXOs as well as gain practical experience through live projects helping them develop into Business Ready managers ready to deliver from Day 1.
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