When you sow the seeds of hard work, you expect a rich harvest of success. The PGDBA which began in 2015, jointly designed by three premier institutions of Bengal – IIM Calcutta, IIT Kharagpur and Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) was optimistic of reaping a rich harvest of success for the hard work put in.
Their efforts paid off in the recently concluded final placement drive organized for the first 2015-2017 batch of Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA). Apart 38 companies participated in the drive which included Fortune 500 companies like American Express, Walmart Labs, PwC, MasterCard, JPMC, etc. The most worthy formed the list of successful candidates and they were offered the highest domestic package of Rs.20.14 lacs, while the international offer stood at a record of Rs. 33.67 lacs. The average annual package offered was Rs. 17.14 lacs on the domestic front, while it was Rs. 18.07 lacs by international companies.
The graduating batch comprising of 51 students, received a total of 52 offers of which 49 were domestic and three were international offers.
Major Institutes PGDBA Students Offered Highest Package Of Rs.33.67 Lacs
The PGDBA first batch was started in 2015. The course is jointly designed by three premier institutions of Bengal – IIM Calcutta, IIT Kharagpur and Indian Statistical Institute (ISI).
In the consulting domain, PwC US Advisory, Deloitte, Alvarez & Marsal and EXL Services hired candidates for Consultant Positions in Analytics. In the Finance and Financial Services domain, American Express and MasterCard hired candidates for their Payments Analytics division while Dunia Finance, Edelweiss Financial Services and Societe Generale hired candidates for Financial Analytics Roles.
International offers came from Mitsubishi Fuso in Tokyo and Dunia Finance in Dubai.
Each of these organizations had tailor made roles for the successful candidates. They included Senior Data Scientist and Associate Data Scientist, Analytics Manager, Statistical Analyst, Big Data Analyst, Lead Business Analyst, Solution Analyst, Experienced Associate and Assistant Project Manager.