Placement (PGDFM 2017-19)
The PGDFM 2017-2019 batch of the Indian Institute of Forest Management showcased a pool of students from diverse educational backgrounds spanning through Engineering (53%), Commerce (11%), Management & Arts (11%), Science (13%) and Planning (1%). It also had a healthy mix of students with prior work experience (42% of the batch having worked in the range of 0-4 years) and fresh pass outs.
Some of the highlights are:
- 100% students placed
- The highest offered salary was recorded at 13.2 lakh per annum (approx.)
- The average package was 7.5 lakh per annum (all sectors included)
- 66% of batch (i.e. 60 students) were placed with salaries over 7 lakh per annum
- 23.33% (i.e. 21 students) were placed in various government agencies
The placement of the batch in various sectors accounts for the following output metrics: 46% in Banks and Microfinance (IDFC, Kotak Mahindra, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance, Spandana Sphoorty, Samasta Microfinance, Bharat Financial Inclusion Ltd., Svatantra Microfinance, BASIX Sub-K); 17% in the State Rural Livelihood Missions (Jeevika, Odisha Livelihood Mission); 9% in the development sector (Pradan, Swades Foundation and Samarthan); 10% in Research and Consultancy (Sambodhi, Kantar Public, Microsave and Technoserve); 18% in Forest based organizations, Paper & Dairy, Wildlife & Environment NGOs and Other government agencies.
It gives us immense pleasure and confidence to hope that our students placed this year shall follow the legacy of the previous batches in commanding respect and appreciation for their work as has been the case so far.