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7 MBA Job Trends in India

Job TrendsAlthough the 2008-09 financial crises led to a big hit on Finance and Banking jobs, the job market made a comeback in 2012 with the salary and offer trends matching the 2007-08 market conditions. India, one of the fastest growing economies even during the economic crisis led the way. We analyzed the job offers and salary trends in two premier Business Schools in India – IIM Ahmedabad and Indian School of Business. Here are the top 7 trends:

1) Bullish Job Market

The 2012 GMAC report on India’s job trends reveals a huge demand for quality personnel. MBAs and ‘Experienced industry hires’ top the wish list of potential 2012 recruiters with 88% of the companies’ surveyed planning to hire from these two categories. At the same time, just 79% of the global respondents’ indicated a desire to hire MBAs in 2012. This demand is reflected in the fact that above 25% of IIMA’s PGP class of 2012 received offers even before the placement process started.

2) Jobs Available = Student Aspirations?

The top three verticals that graduating Indian MBA students preferred in 2012 were consulting (76%), technology (44%), and finance (33%). At IIMA, 29% of the students were placed in Consulting, 20% in Finance and 14% in IT. Similarly, at ISB, Consulting ruled at 30%, followed by IT/ITES at 28%, but with just 4% for Finance. What this tells us is that most students ended up compromising with regard to career choice, with only the cream actually fulfilling their aspirations.

3) E-Commerce Boom

ISB saw six companies - Amazon, Cleartrip, Expedia, Flipkart, MakeMyTrip and Myntra – together make 28 offers in 2012, up from just 6 last year.As more and more Indians get on the Ecommerce bandwagon, this number is sure to rise.

4) Premier MBA – Largest Salary Increase

The GMAC report clearly indicates why an MBA is very popular among Indians, the third largest group of B-School applicants after USA and china. MBA graduates from premier Indian Business Schools report a massive 213% increase in salary post-MBA as compared to a 75% increase in USA and a 71% increase in China. ISB’s MBA class of 2012 had a median salary of Rs. 1,800,000. On the other hand, the salary of a best-paid IT job for a Software Engineer were in the range of Rs 191,207 - Rs 694,043, while a Senior Software Engineer could earn between Rs 345,243 - Rs 1,025,802.

5) Best Offers – Business School

Indian companies recruit top professionals through three routes - On-campus Recruitment (72%), Employee Referrals (69%) and hiring of former and current interns (48%). For a professional outside the B-School network, the best options are online job searches (48%) and company websites (45%). ISB’s class of 2012 was picked up by companies like Amazon, Cleartrip, Apple, Cognizant, Facebook, AstraZeneca, Bloomberg and Booz.

6) Indian B-Schools Preferred by Asians

According to GMAC, the largest numbers of GMAT scores sent by Asian students were to Indian Business Schools beating previous year’s favorite destinations like Singapore and HongKong. Interestingly, 49% of Indian B-School aspirants sent scores to USA, compared to 17% within India. The reasons for this were international career aspirations (53%) followed by the need to develop an international network (46%).

7) International Recruitment

In 2012, the number of international recruiters in ISB has increased along with the Job Offers, which is at 92 compared to 83 in 2011. The offers came from 11 countries - Germany, Switzerland, Italy, UK, USA, Dubai, Nigeria, Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Hong Kong. There were 73 international companies including Apple, Bloomberg, Booz, BT, Expedia, GE, Goldman Sachs, Novartis and Siemens. At IIMA, the international salaries ranged from $47,350 to $1,66,926.

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Top 31 MBA Programs + Analysis of 24 Industries (United States)


We analyze the MBA Curriculum, Class Profile, Total Cost and Post-MBA Salary of Top 31 MBA programs in the US.

+ Industry Trends

+ Future of Aerospace, Agriculture, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Automobile, Clean Tech, Education, Energy, Fashion, Financial Services, Insurance, FinTech, Government, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Military, Manufacturing, Maritime, Media/Advertising, Technology, Tourism, Trade, Transportation and Logistics, Virtual Reality (VR), and Augmented Reality (AR).


Pages: 327

Reviews

"I have not reviewed many books for MBA Admission consulting companies but doing it now to give all applicants a brief idea on what the book covers. The book includes 31 top MBA programs - almost all the top schools you have heard or considering for your MBA application. Each chapter is categorized by US States where there is at least one top MBA program. So you have California and Massachusetts with the most number of MBA programs and several states with one top program (Washington, Minnesota, Washington D.C., Connecticut, Virginia, and Maryland) and other states with two to three MBA programs. The book focuses on four aspects of an MBA program - curriculum, cost, class profile and post-MBA salary. For me, the breakdown of the cost and post-MBA industry was useful to make my decision on selecting the top 5 programs for 2017-18. It is a fascinating read in an industry where consultants overprice for their expertise. I recently bought a 30-page guide for $49. Compared to the obvious observation in that book, the 300+ page, MBA in US - the Ultimate guide is a goldmine of information and analysis." - Verified Purchase (21st June 2017)

"I bought the ultimate guide after a friend recommended it for me. The guide covers a lot of ground on the history of each prominent US states and goes into the reasons why a certain industry emerged from each state. In addition to the analysis of the economy, trends and expected changes in the next 5 years, the book features top MBA programs in each state with an extensive study of its curriculum. Ultimate guide is an essential reference book for MBA Applicants if they want to shortlist MBA programs based on value and cost, and not just ranking. " - Verified Purchase (14th June 2017)

"Should be a required reading before applying for an MBA. School events and MBA Tours are PR events disguised as a Q&A. On the contrary, the book is an unbiased analysis of each Top MBA program in the US supported by a large dataset and historical context on each industry. The guide builds a case for indstries that are likely to emerge as favourite for MBA graduates. Thorough and a valuable book." - Verified Purchase (15th June 2017)

"What I liked: The breadth of the information. Some of my favorite nonfiction books have taken the same approach as the ultimate guide have - cover background information in-depth. In the book, the author uses parallel threads to demonstrate the history of the state and the rise of industries. Will make you think how schools thrive based on the policy set by the state. California's obsession with Technology has revolutionized how we do Business and changed post-MBA trends. Many MBA applicants will be consulting or doing marketing for a Technology company. That is one key finding from the book. The latest development in AI, FinTech, and Automation is an additional context that I found valuable in the book.

Very informative. I would recommend that you read the book at least once in chronological order before using Table of Contents." - Verified Purchase (2nd July 2017)

Download How to Choose the Best MBA in US: The Ultimate Guide
(2018 Entering Class)

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