Consultancy tops career option list for MBA grads

Fifty two per cent of the students in a survey opined that the consulting companies provide global engagement opportunities

New Delhi: More than 80 per cent of MBA students of various age groups, gender, levels of experience show interest in consulting as a career option, a survey has revealed.

52 per cent of the students opine that the consulting companies provide global engagement opportunities, around 28 per cent of see consulting as a long-term career opportunity and 30 per cent see it as a first step to leadership positions in not only consulting but other industries as well,a collaborative survey of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and the Association of Management Consulting Firms (AMCF) said.

41.3% students with prior experience in IT or consulting are more interested in consulting. 54.37% respondents looking at consulting as a career are interested in strategy consulting.

This was an online survey conducted during November-December 2012. The survey was taken by 979 students across top 10 Indian B-schools.

They were asked about their interest in consulting as a career, what influenced their opinions about consulting, and their perceptions about specific issues, including work-life balance, and career options post-consulting.

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), is a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions firm.

AMCF is the trade organization of the management consulting industry, providing knowledge exchange and professional standards for the community of consulting firms worldwide.

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