he ultimate goal of pursuing an MBA program is to get a good placement. For most students placement is the only factor that is important. For many ranking lists, placement is one of the major criteria in order to grant ranks to the institutes. Before choosing a B-school one must always enquire about the placement figures of that college. Check what all companies visit the campus and the number of students hired from your college every year.. Also ask the institute if it offers summer internships and mid tem projects. Enquire about the companies visiting the campus for summer internships.
When you contemplate joining a particular institution, take efforts to mull over factors such as institute’s relationship and linkages with the corporate and industry. If a B-school has good corporate network, it is more likely that the school will be able to provide lucrative job offers to its students. Look for the type and sectors of companies that are usually solicited by the institute. You can ask the institute to list out names of the companies that usually come in for recruitment in the college. Be careful about the institutes that fake their placement percentages.
Consider the package of salary that is being offered annually through campus placements. The highest salary in premier institutes can amount up to Rs 35 lakh per annum with an average salary range of 10-16 lakh per annum. The second and third tier institutes can promise packages ranging from 4 lakh to 10 lakh per annum.
Also consider the factors of pre-placement offers. Pre-placement offers are usually acquired by interns after their summer internships with companies. If the performance of the candidate is satisfactory, some companies assure them jobs after completion of their courses. Ask the institute for the list of students (if any) who have acquired jobs through the pre-placement offers..
Investment for securing an MBA degree is high. It is only fair that you reap the benefits of your investment. Securing a job is the ultimate goal for every graduate and B-schools today are upgrading themselves to provide their students with best job prospects. Be sure to know that your B-school offers the best placements.
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