83 Per Cent B-School Graduates Prefer Job Profile to Heavy Salary Package

83 per cent of leading B-school graduates are willing to forego hefty pay packets for the sake of a job profile of their preference, reveals a study. The survey conducted by Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM).

The study was undertaken over 500 students among among top B-schools including Indian Institute of Management, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Institute of Management Technology, SP Jain Institute of Management and Research, Symbiosis Institute of International Business (Pune), Xavier Institute of Management (Bhubaneswar), ICFAI Business School, Birla Institute of Management Technology, Institute of Agri Business in the major cities of Delhi, Mumbai, GOA, Cochin, Chennai, Ahemdabad, Hyderabad, Indore, Patna, Pune, Chandigarh and Dehradun.

[advt]Significantly, as many as 83 per cent of the B-school students participating in the ASSOCHAM survey answered that a job profile of their preference would help them in their long term career. These future industry managers prefer work profile combined with the growth opportunities, resisting the tempting salary offers.

Surprisingly, a meager 4 per cent of these students have opted for fat salary packets over a good job profile. Factors like desire for a higher standard of living, family expectations and responsibilities, compulsion to pay hefty amount of education loans, to save for investment in entrepreneurship, conventionally draw MBA graduates toward high paying jobs. But, things seem to have changed with preferences changing for the future growth than the present rewards, the survey indicated.

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