Student of Post-graduate programme for executives (PGPX) from Premier B school Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A), has got the highest compensation package at Rs 1.38 cores ($207,581) as against the domestic package of Rs 54.55 lakhs.
According to IIM-A, more than 115 firms made offers in the placement process in 2015.
As per the report consulting sector continued to dominate at final placements for PGP, followed by banking, finance and insurance services (BFSI). In terms of number of offers, Accenture Strategy emerged as the top recruiter across all clusters having selected 21 students from campus. The other top recruiters included the likes of McKinsey & Company, The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Bain & Company, YES Bank, Goldman Sachs, Hindustan Unilever, Star TV India, Bharti Airtel, Aditya Birla Group, Future Group, Amazon and Samsung, among others.
The flagship PGP programme saw around 361 students seeking placements whereas 11 students opted out of placements to start their own ventures in areas like adventure tourism, data analytics, e-commerce, food processing, among others.
The highest international packages last year was $178,200 (Rs 1.18 crore) while the highest domestic package in PGPX was Rs 56.31 lakh.
“ We highly appreciate the continued support of all recruiters and the efforts of our student placement team, CRISIL and our staff in making this happen,” said chairperson of the Placement Committee at IIM-A.