JAGSOM - 100% placement for PGDM graduating batch

JAGSOM conducted placements virtually and more than 70 companies recruited students from the campus this year.

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Team Careers360 | January 7, 2021 | 03:30 PM IST

Bengaluru: Jagdish Sheth School of Management (JAGSOM), or formerly known as IFIM Business School, has successfully completed the campus placements of Post Graduate Diploma Programme (PGDM), securing 100% placements for its graduating batch of May 2021.

JAGSOM, which is celebrating its silver jubilee, made its debut in the QS World University rankings figuring in the 51+ band in the Specialized Masters in Marketing and 101+ band in Finance Masters Program. The institute conducted placements virtually and more than 70 companies recruited students from the campus this year.

Maintaining its pole position when it comes to new-age companies, JAGSOM witnessed a variety of new-age roles like product management for AI-enabled human resource engagement software, Fintech applications, Digital HR, Martech to name a few.

Besides the marquee logos like Oracle, KPMG, Grant Thornton, Dell, HDFC, BNY Mellon, E&Y, Hexaware that came for recruitment this year; JAGSOM has emerged as a preferred destination for the new-age companies, like Numly, OSG, Arcesium, NoPaperForm, Cuemath, Jaro, MetricStream, Scaler, SmartKnower many of whom are headquartered in the US.

The highest package on offer was Rs 1.6 million per annum, with an average salary of more than Rs 1 million per annum. Similarly, the average internship stipend has been Rs 33.50 thousand per month with the highest stipend being Rs 1,33,000 per month. The institute is engaging an authorized agency to audit the placement report as per the IPRS (Indian Placement Reporting Standards).

Dr Asit K Barma, Professor-Marketing, and Chairperson, Corporate Relations group said: “This year’s placement highlight is the significant interest shown by the new-age companies in our students. This goes to prove how JAGSOM has leveraged the locational dividend of being in the Silicon Valley of India...This year’s placement success stands testimony to the relevance of our engagement-driven pedagogy and curriculum.

“The messianic zeal and efforts of our faculty and leadership made this possible during this tough phase of the year,” Barma added.

CA Priyanka Saraswat, Head of Student Placement Committee said, “Our super-specialization program sets us apart in the race today. I am a hardcore finance professional and never had any orientation to technology. I specialized in both Capital Market and Business Analytics in our super specialisation program. This helped me crack the interview with Arcesium, a sought-after new age Fintech company. Besides, the institute’s personality enhancement program helped us to bring out our best.”

Academic partners

Actively engaged in research and consulting, JAGSOM hosts several Centers of Excellence such as AIM-Parasuraman Centre of Service Excellence. JAGSOM has a set of international academic partners including leading institutes such as ESCP-London, Darden School of Business (University of Virginia) and McCombs Business School (the University of Texas at Austin).

JAGSOM has four distinct anchors that support its overall educational philosophy:

  • Grooming T shaped professionals with a unique curriculum aligned to the needs of industry 4.0

  • A mix of scholars with PhD and experienced practice-oriented best-in-class faculty

  • Global connects through partnerships with world-renowned business schools offering super-specializations in new-age areas.

  • Industry connects programs to groom “Beyond Tomorrow” professionals.

For more information, visit www.ifimbschool.com/www.jagsom.com

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