IIM Lucknow: 84% of the 1st PGPSM Batch Received Job Offers

Published: | April 11, 2017
IIM Lucknow: 84% of the 1st PGPSM Batch Received Job Offers
IIM Lucknow’s first batch of the Post Graduate Programme in Sustainable Management (PGPSM) recorded 84% placement. The programme was started in 2015 and the first batch comprised of 19 students.

IIM Lucknow’s first batch of the Post Graduate Programme in Sustainable Management (PGPSM) recorded 84% placement. The programme was started in 2015 and the first batch comprised of 19 students.

Maximum jobs for the students of PGPSM batch were offered by consultancy firms followed by the energy sector. The average work experience of the students was four-and-a-half years.

According to the press release of IIM Lucknow, 16 out of the 19 students were offered jobs at the placement drive. One of these students also opted for higher studies and didn’t register for the placement process.

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Different roles were offered to the students including senior consultants, business strategy, business development, etc. Following was the hiring percentage of different sectors for the PGPSM batch.

Sector-wise Hiring Percentage and Firms:

Sector Percentage of Hiring Participating Firms
Consultancy 50%
  • Ernst & Young
  • Pricewaterhouse Cooper
  • KPMG
Energy Firms 25%
  • Energy Efficiency Services Limited
  • Vikram Solar
  • Mytrah Energy
Social 19%
  • Tata Strive
  • Tata Trust
Financial Services 6%
  • Tres Vista

Some of the reputed firms hired the students of the PGPSM batch, IIM Lucknow. Apart from those mentioned above, Accenture, Lavaasa, Cargill Foods, McKinsey & Co., Treeni, UMTC and Solaron participated in the campus drive of the institute.

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Chairperson of PGPSM, Professor Sourindra Bhattacharjee, spoke about the successful placements of the first batch of PGPSM and said that the institute offered the students a platform to help them explore career opportunities in various sectors.

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