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Indian Management Graduates Receives Jobs More Easily than Others: GMAC Survey

92% of management students from India received an offer of job opportunity, as against 33% in Asia-Pacific region and 57% globally, according to the survey conducted by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), which conducts GMAT.

Jun 6, 2014 17:02 IST
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92% of management students from India received an offer of job opportunity, as against 33% in Asia-Pacific region and 57% globally, according to the survey conducted by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), which conducts GMAT.

The survey further elaborated the Industry-wise job offers for management graduates of India from technology (31%), consulting (26%) to finance/ accounting (16%).  This survey had 3049 management graduate students as samples who belonged to the class of 2014 from 111 universities spread across 20 countries.

Across the world, 46% management graduates stepped into family business or are launching their own, which makes it as a highlight of the 2014 batch.

Another survey conducted by The Global Management Education Graduate Survey in 2014, which had surveyed some 260 management students in 8 B-Schools, stated that 9 in 10 students at Indian schools have received at least one job offer. This picture seems rose for Indian graduates when compared with graduates from Asia-Pacific region as well as across the globe.

In India, majority of job offers to management graduates arrive from technology sector, which upon estimation marks 31% of the total offers from all sectors. Consulting marks 26% offers, 21% offers in marketing/ sales, while finance/ accounting stood at 16%.

Interestingly, students of Postgraduate programme are observed to get preference over those who pursue full-time MBA as near about 91% of students who are pursuing PGP have received opportunity as compared to 53% of those in full-time MBA.

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