The average salary offered to a fresher in PGDM/PGP in 2017 was between 4 lacks and 24 lacks per annum. In case of placement and salary the PGDM had a competitive advantage over MBA, as the business world prefers those having strong training in soft skills and a course structure having close industry interface. The actual package of management graduates will depend on the performance of the candidate and his/her academic transcripts. Strong track records in experience and education is a major factor determining the placement and salary, both nationally and internationally. Getting admission in top grade B schools is also a deciding factor in fetching better placements and good salary. Internationally the highest salary offered in 2017 to management graduates was 22750000 INR and it was from Wharton B School and Dartmouth College and both were in financial services. And the lowest salary offered was in the range of 13 lakhs.