POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS ANALYTICS (PGDBA) REGISTERS AN INCREDIBLE PLACEMENT SEASON WHILE BIDDING ADIEU TO THE CLASS OF 2022
The 6th Batch of the PGDBA program (2020-2022) successfully concluded its placements with the enthusiastic participation of various organizations across industries with the fervour to handpick candidates for data and business-driven roles. Sixty students (60) from the batch of sixty-two (62) participated in the process and received a total of 64 offers made by 17 firms. Two (2) students opted out to commence their own career aspirations.
The success achieved for the class of 2022 speaks volumes about the program's high standards and the robustness of the placement system, which offers sufficient flexibility to both, the candidates as well as the hiring managers.
Following previous trends, this year's final compensation saw a significant rise, with the average salary reaching INR 29.71 LPA, a 12.75% increase over the previous year. The highest offer was for INR 42.50 Lacs and the Median CTC increased by 14% to a high of INR 28.00 LPA despite the job challenges posted due to Covid-19. The distinctive course format makes use of Industry Connect and provides a 6-month Corporate Internship, giving the students enough time to demonstrate their industry readiness. As a result, 77.41% of the class received full-time job offers (PPO).
Some of the prominent recruiters who participated in the Final Placement Process were Goldman Sachs, Dr. Reddy’s Lab, Schneider Electric, Boston Consulting Group, Accenture, ICICI Bank, Viacom and ZS Associates.
Post-Graduation Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) is a rigorous academic program, where students spend a semester at each of the three premier institutes. The coursework at ISI Kolkata inculcates expertise in statistical learning theories for analytics and at IIT Kharagpur the candidates utilize the theories in Machine learning and Artificial Intelligence. Finally, at IIM Calcutta, candidates learn to apply these tools in functional areas of management. The course aims at creating the most versatile Data Scientists/Machine learning Engineers/Consultants in the country. Since the program's inception, it has seen remarkable success over the years. The growing interest of niche esteemed recruiters and our students working in those organizations shows how the PGDBA programme has grown over the past few years since its inception.