PGPX, the one-year full time residential programme at Indian Institute of Management(IIM-A) has been ranked No.2 MBA in the world for career progression and 26th in the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2015 which speaks well of the premier institute’s ability to draw the best of professionals with substantial work experience. The class of 2016 is no different.
The 85-member batch has an average GMAT score of 706, gender diversity of 16 females and 69 males. The class has 3 international students while 43 others have international experience.
While 50% are graduates, 34% have post graduate qualifications and one student possess a Doctorate. While the majority of the students at 58% have 8-12 years work experience, 13% are in the 12-16 years bracket. Only 4% of the class have more than 16 years job exposure while 10% are with less that 8 years experience.
As far as industry background is concerned, 29% are from IT & IT Services, 9% in Manufacturing, 8% each in Banking & Financial Services and others (heavy industry, shipping, engineering consulting, infrastructure and advertising).
Previous employers totalling 76 firms include several well-known companies like Deloitte, Cognizant, Accenture, KPMG, UBS, Microsoft, Oracle, PWC, Ericsson, Daimler, Caterpillar, Ashok Leyland and Maruti Suzuki.
PGPX 2016 CLASS PROFILE
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