The job prospects in India for MBAs remain extremely rewarding. Second only to the US for its sheer volume of job opportunities for MBA graduates is India. In a country in which the degree as long been held in high esteem by employers and, indeed, in which options for local provision have multiplied rapidly, a growth rate of 33% this year is comfortably above the already-high 18% growth rate across the Asia-Pacific region as a whole. Notable industry rises reported by MBA employers in India this year include increases in MBA job opportunities across the following sectors: 59% in construction/property, 47% in education, 33% in HR/recruitment services and 46% in financial services.
A large number of employers that plan to hire new MBAs in 2017 plan to increase (42%) or maintain (47%) the number of recent MBAs they hire compared with last year, with demand strongest in the United States and India, where 9 in 10 respondents plan to hire MBA graduates in 2017. In the startup world, meanwhile, 74% of new companies plan to hire MBAs in 2017, up from 52% in 2016.
We at GNA Business School, predicts that there will be a hiring frenzy that will help MBAs find jobs in the near future. Over 60 percent of students who are enrolled in an MBA program have a job offer before they graduate. Companies that recognize the benefit of having an MBA on staff are hiring more MBAs at slightly higher salaries this year.