Vedica graduates its 6th Batch; Average salary increases to 9+ lacs, 163% hike over previously earned salary
New Delhi, 10th February, 2022: In the pandemic year of 2020, 115 bright, ambitious women from across the country decided to invest 18 months of their life at Vedica. The world was reeling with COVID and these young women were determined to grow amidst the uncertainty. For Vedica, doubling their batch strength in an unprecedented year like 2020 was a testimony to the success of its previous batches and industry’s faith in the programme.
The Programme is inching close to the end of this year’s placement season. They have placed over 95% of the batch thus far and are on track to achieve 100% placements for the seventh year straight, keeping the Vedica promise of assured placements. Scholars have been placed across sectors such as BFSI, FMCG, Healthcare, Technology, E-Commerce, and Retail.
85 companies, including Aditya Birla Capital, Goldman Sachs, Gartner, Bombay Shaving Company, Decathlon, and Apna, recruited from Vedica. The highest CTC offered was INR 16.5 LPA and the average salary for the season was INR 9.07 LPA, higher than last year’s average of INR 8.1 LPA. Scholars who had joined Vedica with work experience saw an average increase of 163% in their salaries.
Speaking of the successful placement process for the Batch, Ms. Anuradha Das Mathur, Founder & Dean, The Vedica Scholars Programme for Women, said,
According to Rohit Kapoor, Chief Executive Officer-India & South-East Asia, OYO, ‘‘I have been recruiting from B-Schools for the last 12 years, while I was with McKinsey, Max Group and now OYO. There are two things that stand out in Vedica Scholars - one is their confidence and communication. Second is their hunger to learn. These are attributes every recruiter looks for in MBA graduates, that Vedica Scholars completely fulfil.’’
BFSI and Consulting sector continued to be the dominant player in recruitment with renowned firms like Gartner, Aditya Birla Capital, EY, KPMG Global Services, Goldman Sachs and Axis Bank. offering lucrative positions across marketing, finance, research, consulting and HR domains. While 34% of Scholars were placed in Sales and Marketing, 16% were offered roles in Research. Recruiters, this year, sought specific skills--effective and impactful communication, analytical and logical reasoning, domain knowledge, professional competence and leadership.
Sociology graduate, Rhea Jain who has joined Gartner as a Research Specialist, shares, “I have always been a humanities student and I wanted to go for a unique MBA experience. Vedica offered me that with a curriculum that beautifully combines management with liberal arts, and fosters your personal growth as well.”
About the Vedica Scholars Programme:
Vedica is India’s first liberal arts management programme for Women. The programme combines courses in management practice, liberal arts, communication, and personal growth to help women navigate their careers better and prepare themselves for leadership roles in the future.
Vedica’s 8th batch commences in August 2022. Admissions are currently open and students can start their application online – https://bit.ly/Vedica2022
For further details, please contact:
· Rahul Lalchandani , The Vedica Scholars Programme for Women, 9999079790, firstname.lastname@example.org
· Kumar Anshuman, Brand-comm Pvt. Ltd, 8860989103, email@example.com
· Sonali Maini, Brand-comm Pvt. Ltd, 9650069849, sonalim@brand-comm