Amazon makes top offer of R51 lakh at Chennai’s Great Lakes

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Chennai | March 18, 2015 12:48 AM

This year, the average annual salary increased to Rs 12.02 lakh per annum from last year’s Rs 11.43 lakh per annum

E-commerce major Amazon India has made the highest offer of R51 lakh for the placement season 2015 at the B-school Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai. E-commerce majors like Amazon, Snapdeal, Caratlane, Matrimony and India were at the forefront to recruit from the campus. IT/ITeS continued to dominate with almost all leading IT firms in the country participating and picking up students in large numbers, according to a statement by Great Lakes.

R Shreenath, director, corporate & career services, Great Lakes Institute of Management, said: “The placement scenario for Great Lakes this season has been highly rewarding with almost the entire batch getting placed before graduation. The record CTC of R51 Lakh from Amazon and a continuous rise in the average CTC for the batch clearly show the ever-growing confidence of recruiting corporates in our students’ quality, performance and contribution. We look forward to further enhance our corporate outreach, collaborate with more corporates across diverse industry segments as well as deepen the engagements we already have, thereby becoming their preferred destination for talent sourcing.”

The Great Lakes Institute of Management had an excellent placement season for its PGPM batch of 2015. Already about 95% of the students from the largest-ever class of 381 have found career opportunities with a large number of companies participating across consulting, e-commerce, analytics, IT/ITES, telecom, financial services, and manufacturing. This year, the average annual salary increased to R12.02 lakh per annum from last year’s R11.43 lakh per annum.

Accenture, Cognizant, Deloitte, HSBC Technologies, Infosys, iNautix, ITC Infotech, Mogae Media, Scope International, TCS and Wipro were the major recruiters in terms of the offers made.

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