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Job Offers Pour In For Business Analytics Students At IIT Kharagpur, IIM Calcutta, ISI Kolkata

Job Offers Pour In For Business Analytics Students At IIT Kharagpur, IIM Calcutta, ISI Kolkata

Prajakta Hebbar
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The Indian analytics and artificial intelligence industry seems to be getting exactly what they were hoping and praying for — fresh new talent.

In an exciting development, 74 offers were made to the batch of 51 students of the joint post graduate diploma in business analytics (PGDBA) programme of IIT Kharagpur, IIM-C and ISI of Kolkata during the final placement process.

According to a statement released by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur on Tuesday, the highest domestic offer was for ₹41.4 lakh per annum and was made by an Indian telecom company. The highest international offer on the other hand, was a package of ₹47.02 lakh per annum, offered by a German research giant.

Barclays Capital, DE Shaw and Aditya Birla Capital from BFSI sector, PWC from consulting sector, United Health Group and Novartis from healthcare, Johnson and Johnson and ITC from FMCG, Reliance Jio from telecom and Piramal Group from diversified conglomerate sector were some of the major recruiters, said the statement.

Debapriyo Majumdar, faculty and placement convener at ISI, Kolkata said, “Such an overwhelming response from the industry will serve to spread the popularity of the course.”


The overwhelming response to the PGDBA programme is a direct result of the shift that is being seen in the industry — especially with respect to adoption of analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning, among others.

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