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Why is the Placement Cell an integral part of a University?


Many of you will be well acquainted with the term “University Placement Cell”. A student at any University across India will be aware of what a placement cell does – preparing them to be job-ready when they graduate. But then how really important are they? How do they benefit the student, the institution, and the employers? Keep reading to find out.

Undoubtedly, in the present era, a University’s placement cell holds immense prominence.  The current market is more dependent on young and fresh talent more than ever, and many companies depend upon colleges and universities to onboard the best talent. There are many ambitious and new talents coming up and companies visiting the campuses have a wide pool of potential employees to choose from.

What is the role of a Placement Cell in a University?

The job market out there is full of challenges. A well-equipped Placement Cell at a University understands this well and accordingly trains the students to be placed at high-end companies with a good package. Students, who are in the final year of their degree education, undergo meticulously planned workshop sessions, lectures, mock interviews and so many more exercises hosted by experts from relevant domains. Helping and assisting students to prepare for interviews, group discussion, personal interview, and tips on getting a smart resume and cover letter ready are all integral activities carried out by the training and placement cell at the University. Adding to these, there are several guest lectures hosted by prominent industry veterans and workshops to give students a first-hand feel of how things work in the real world. In a nutshell, the placement and training cell encourages students to develop capabilities and competencies that will help them shape their careers and stand apart from the crowd.

How does a University play a role in honing new talents?

Educational institutions play a key role in preparing the students to be future-ready by exposing them to industry-relevant programs. With a plethora of new-age courses available, a student can now study for a particular domain(s) she or he has an inclination for or has the potential skill to ace it. Gone are the days when there were traditional streams to pick from. The spectrum of education has broadened now. Modern educational institutions are now churning out students who are not only well-versed in the subjects they are taught but are trained on additional skill-sets required to be the master at what they do.

How does a placement cell benefit the students?

The placement and training cell at the University is established with the sole intention to deliver world-class training to the students and make them future-ready. Not only it helps students get ready for various interview rounds but also conducts timely pre-placement sessions to equip them with relevant skills in their respective field of study. Students get to learn a whole new perspective in terms of what to expect when they set out to begin their careers. To aid this process, the University Placement Cell brings experienced industry leaders to the campus to interact with the students via seminars, workshops, and guest lectures.

Entrusted with the responsibility of bridging the gap between the demand of skilled professionals in the industry and talent available in the industry, the training and placement cell of JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) ensures that each student is well-prepared and ready to take on the responsibilities of a corporate leader in the domain of their choice.