Placement Report

SUMMER PLACEMENTS REPORT PGDBA BATCH 2018-2020

Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) is a 2-year full-time residential program offered jointly by three premier Institutes of the country – IIM Calcutta, ISI Kolkata, and IIT Kharagpur. The elite Institutes lend their expertise and enrich the course curriculum with Statistics, Machine Learning and Computing, and their contemporary Business applications in the Analytics industry.

The program has consistently held its apex position in India, and is ranked 14th globally among full-time business analytics courses as stated in QS Rankings in 2019.

The 4th batch (2018-2020) has successfully concluded its summer internship placement process with various organizations across industries participating with fervor for handpicking candidates suitable for both data-driven and business driven analyst roles, within half a day placing all 57 students. In line with prior trends, this year's internship remunerations witnessed substantial growth. The average monthly stipend rose to INR 1,33,192.00, registering a growth of 15.4% as compared to last year. The median monthly stipend surpassed last year's figure by 12.5% and reached INR 1,25,000.00. The highest monthly stipend was recorded at INR 1,72,000.00.

Top firms focusing on analytics turned out to be the most preferred recruiters. The major recruiters were namely DE Shaw & Co, MasterCard, Amazon, PwC DIAC, Mondelez, McKinsey, Airtel and Play Games. A total of 57 offers were rolled out by 13 companies.

“PGDBA has carved its own niche amongst aspirants and recruiters. It bolsters IIMC’s position among top B-schools. We are pleased with the placement results because they vindicate our focus on academic excellence.” remarked Professor Abhishek Goel, Faculty and Placement Convener of the PGDBA program from IIM Calcutta.

Internship Stipend (per month)
BatchMaxMeanMedian
2018-2020 172,000 133,192 125,000