PGPM is one of the most commonly pursued management course after MBA and PGDM. The 2 year PGPM course (usually offered by IIMs) is equivalent to the MBA degree and 1 year PGPM course (offered by Great Lakes) is a professional certification course.
Both these courses enhance the future of working professionals and provide them a platform where they can find industry exposure and involvement in the major project work that helps them to enhance their skills and knowledge, required for manager and leader level positions.
Admission in PGPM is mostly done through PGPM Entrance Exams, with the basic eligibility of at least 50% or equivalent at the graduation level from a recognized college or institute.
PGPM Job Sectors
The following are some of the common job sectors for PGPM graduates:
- Corporate Houses
- Multinational Companies
- Banking Sector
- Non Profit Organizations
- Educational Sector
- Export Houses
- Marketing Companies
- IT Companies, among others.
Apart from these sectors, PGPM students can start their own business, or they can become a freelancer and work as a consultant or counselor for upcoming businesses and small companies.
Some of these students can also find employment as a teacher or professor after finishing their PhD course.
Since PGPM is a management degree, students can find relevant job opportunities as managers and consultants in different sectors as mentioned above.
The course really helps the students to get a kick in their career and they can expect a salary range of around INR 6-12 LPA. But this also depends upon the college from which you have pursued the course, job locations, company and candidate’s skills, experience and performance.
Some of the common jobs that students can go for are mentioned below along with the salary associated with it:
|Job Positions||Lowest Salary (in LPA)||Average Salary (in LPA)||Highest Salary (in LPA)|
|Business Consultant||INR 4.36||INR 9.86||INR 16|
|Marketing Manager||INR 4.2||INR 7.15||INR 9.22|
|Finance Manager||INR 5.11||INR 9.99||INR 12.05|
|HR Manager||INR 3.82||INR 7.15||INR 9.77|
|PR Officer||INR 2.47||INR 3.01||INR 5.05|
|Brand Manager||INR 9.15||INR 10.55||INR 16.8|
|Strategic Manager||INR 7.6||INR 10.84||INR 15.44|
|International Sales Manager||INR 4.64||INR 10.8||INR 18.17|
PGPM Top Recruiters & Companies
A lot of international and national companies prefer PGPM graduates over any other management course students because of their work & industry experience.
Apart from startups and small business consultancies, many top companies like Axis Bank, Google, Bain & Company, Cognizant, etc. find PGPM students to be more competent and with higher skill sets as compared to PGDM and MBA.
Some of the top PGPM Recruiters are:
|PGPM Top Companies|
|HCL Technologies||Publicis Sapient||E&Y|
After years of experience and advanced skills, students can expect a salary of as high as INR 20-25 LPA. In some cases it may be even higher, especially in cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Bangalore, etc. This also depends upon the company with which you are associated with.
In the government sector, candidates can expect a salary as per the government standards which could be INR 4-12 LPA, and totally depends upon the salary scale.
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