About CAS

About Career Advancement Services (CAS)

Since inception, the CAS team at ISB has been facilitating transformational career journeys for the PGP (Post Graduate Program) suite students, especially for the flagship one year PGP program. The PGP Program is a globally top-ranked one year management program which has been consistently ranked in the top 40 B-Schools Globally as per the coveted Financial Times (FT)Rankings . In India, ISB’s PGP program is one of the most sought after courses especially by experienced professionals who, after graduating from the Program, make major upward transitions into leadership roles across industries and functions. To explore talent partnership with us , please write to placements@isb.edu.

Careers Advancement Services

Taking Pride in being the Talent Partners of the top global companies

ISB has achieved remarkable success in placing its students since its inception. The school pioneered the practice of lateral placements in India, leveraging the unique student profile characterized by a minimum defined work experience. Consequently, ISB has not only facilitated significant career transitions but also secured prestigious leadership positions for its business graduates. This outstanding accomplishment has been made possible by the dedicated and professional Career Advancement Services (CAS) team at ISB.

CAS works in collaboration with various stakeholders including students, corporates, and internal groups within ISB. Its primary objective is to empower students in their career development journey through introspection and self-discovery. The CAS office provides an extensive range of services encompassing career counseling, corporate networking sessions, and career management, all designed to assist students in making informed decisions about their professional paths. By working closely with student representatives and clients from diverse sectors, we strive to develop effective and efficient recruitment strategies.

CAS Connecting Best with the Best

ISB’s CAS Team has a unique structure and its strength stems from its professional nature and the skills and experience of its team members. 

To support our recruiters and students CAS has created robost processes and policies complimented by a state-of-art-placements portal and customer relationship module built on latest technology.

Reach out to us on placements@isb.edu to know more about hiring from ISB.

Career Advancement Journey of a PGP Student

The career journey of students begins the moment a class is onboarded in April. The year long metamorphosis comprises of self-reflections, in-class learnings, peer to peer interactions, networking, corporate connects and experiential immersions. Through a series of engagements with corporates, students get the opportunity to learn about recruiting companies with national and global presence. Placements commence with pre-placement talks (PPT) by recruiters to the student body.

Get in touch with our team if you are interested to know more about hiring from ISB on placements@isb.edu


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Career Progression Of PGP Student Over The Years

CTC Over The Years

PGP Class of 2024

We are delighted to announce that we successfully welcomed the PGP class of '24 on campus in April of this year.  The students are from diverse industrial, functional, and global backgrounds. We are proud to have 41% women leaders in the class, as we strive to continually enhance and uphold excellence in our inclusive learning environment. These class demographics exemplify our dedication to nurturing future leaders for India and the world.

The average age of the class is 27 years, and the average work experience stands at 4.6 years. As in previous years, we have a fantastic blend of talent from engineering and non-engineering backgrounds, covering a wide range of work experience from 2 to 20+ years. The Class of '24 comprises students with backgrounds in Consulting, Retail, Pharma, Analytics, Finance, Healthcare, Hospitality, Legal Services, Marketing, Technology, Medicine, Merchant Navy, Défense, and various other fields.

Engage with ISB PGP Class of 24

We invite senior leaders and industry experts to come and interact with our current class. Last year we hosted 200+ number of leaders - CXOs , Board Members, Women Leaders, Entreprenuers and Business Heads who inspired our students with their life and career journeys.

Contact us if you wish to engage with the current class.

Important Timelines - Placements PGP Class of 24

ISB prepares its students to envision & execute compelling goals, explore global possibilities and change the face of business to achieve the triple bottom line (profit, people and planet). While students can major in structured functions like Entrepreneurship, Information Technology, Strategy, Operations, Finance and Marketing etc.

Click Here to view the learning model for the PGP Program , they get to choose an industry specialization such as Manufacturing, Healthcare, Public Policy and Infrastructure.

We look forward to seeing you in the month of November/ December for placements of PGP Class of 2024.

Contact us @ placements@isb.edu

Student Trained For Multiple Career Trajectories

Message From the Senior Leadership

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Prof. Ramabhadran Thirumalai

Deputy Dean, Programmes

I am happy to share with you the E-Profiler for the PGP Class of 2024. Our Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) has been ranked #39 globally in the Financial Times Global MBA 2023 ranking. We are triple accredited by AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB. These accreditations represent the highest standard of achievement in post-graduate business education. Our resident and visiting faculty bring cutting edge curriculum and learning methods into the classroom. This gives our students exposure to best business practices that are current and global. Our students are trained to see the big picture while diving deep into issues at hand. They have proved their ability to innovate, lead teams across countries and cultures, and are contributing to the success of their respective organizations.


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Kiran Neti

Director & HOD

Dear Recruiter,

Thank you for showing your interest in partnering with ISB for your strategic talent requirements. The Class of 2023 had plethora of opportunities on the Placements front in terms of diverse kind of roles and responsibilities that came across their way as well as the salaries offered. Our students were sought after by the entire spectrum of corporates, including from the Government and semi-government space to well established MNCs and Conglomerates, unicorns, as well as new age fi rms. More than two-thirds of the PGP Class of 2023 could pivot their industry and function with several of them accepted leadership roles in India and abroad.



Select Roles Offered By Companies

Select Leadership Roles Offered To ISB Students In The Past-

  • Account Leadership Program
  • Business Leadership Program - Sales & Marketing, Operations & Supply Chain
  • Entrepreneurial leadership development program
  • Future Leaders Program
  • Future Builder Program
  • India Operations Leadership Program 
  • ISB Women - Leadership Program
  • Leadership Trainee - Finance / Sales & Marketing/ Operations
  • Young Leaders Program
  • Emerging Leadership Program
  • Leadership Associate Program





Professional Clubs And Outside The Classroom Learning

Formed by industrial and functional interest areas and driven by the students, Professional Clubs facilitate enhanced learning opportunities for the cohort. The Clubs help students stay in touch with the latest developments in industry and learn about or create new best practices during the year. The students gain exposure to cutting-edge trends within the industry and the right tools to harness their potential and excel during placement interviews.
The Learning and Development (L&D) ecosystem at ISB is a blend of in-class and outside the class engagements. Under the guidance of a highly accomplished committee that comprises academicians, alumni and industry experts, we have created Leadership Development modules, Industry Deep-Dive sessions, Career Pathways meetings, Resume Reviews and Mock Interviews sessions as well as flagship conferences for students to undergo a holistic development.

Here is the link for details on outside the classroom learning                                  

Quotes From Some Of Our Recruiters

Waterfield Advisors

'Kartik Kini COO, Waterfield Advisors' -  “Waterfield Advisors was glad to be a part of the Placement Week at ISB. Students are uniquely suited to meet Waterfield Advisors needs in terms of their experience, knowledge and poise. The ease of campus recruitment was amazing, enabling us to meet and select from a large number of candidates in a short while – kudos to the management team for the same. Look forward to continued engagement with ISB in the years to come”