Report of Career Guidance and Placement Cell 2015-16
Career Guidance and Placement Cell conducted the following programmes in an effort to equip the students with job oriented skills as well as provide placement opportunities for the year 2015-16.
The first placement of the year happened with two students of B.Sc Mathematics department attending a placement drive organised at Kristu Jyothi College of Management and Technology, Changanassery by UST Global . Anjitha M Nair and Jobin Teresa Josey of B.Sc Mathematics final year got selected. SD College Career guidance and placement cell gave the lead to the students of science background about the drive.
A two day workshop on Micorosft Excel was organised by the CG& PC for the PG students of our college. Nearly 40 students attended the classes. The sessions were handled by Mr. Aby Tellas, Assistant Professor, Loyola College of Social Sciences, Thiruvanathapuram.
A one day workshop on Microsoft Excel was conducted in association with Saintgits Institute of Management, Kottayam, for the undergraduate students of the college. More than 40 students participated in the programme. Mrs. Nisa James and Mr. Cyriac Jose of SIM handled the sessions.
A session on how to perform on Group Discussion and Personal interviews was conducted in association with Happy Valley Business School for the final year degree students of the college. More than 100 students participated in the training. Students found the programme highly informative and practical oriented. Dr. R Vishal Kumar and Dr. Sampath Kumar, Happy Valley Business School lead the session.
As an effort to encourage the reading habits of students, an initiative was taken up to offer free “THE HINDU” newspaper for a day. Dr. S. Nataraja Iyer inaugurated the programme by handing over the newspaper to Miss. Keerthana Anil of B.Com Final year batch.
Industry Awareness session was conducted on aviation sector in association with the Avion Aviation Academy, Kochi. The session gave insights on the various job opportunities in aviation academy and also the various courses which will equip the students to follow a career in aviation sector. The session was handled by a team of experts from Avion Aviation academy, Kochi.
Industry awareness session was conducted on Logistics industry in the month of January 2016. The programme witnessed nearly 130 students attending. The session focused on introduction to the industry, various career opportunities and the possible courses to be pursued for getting into the industry.
A two day intensive soft skills training was imparted to the students of final year degree classes in association with the Post graduate department of English. This was done in similar lines to the Additional Skills Acquisition programme (ASAP) of the Government of Kerala. Prof. Praseeda Varma (HOD- English), Dr. Leena Pai, Prof. D. Ramachandran were the resource persons for the two day programme.
The cell organised a recruitment drive of Mathrubhumi Daily at SD College campus permitting students of current and previous two passed out batched. Two students got selected in the drive. Mr. Arun Raj of B.Com final year and Mr. Faisal Salim of BA Hindi final year (both 2012-15 batch) were selected.
M.Sc Final year degree student Adithya of Botany department got selected in the recruitment process of Coimbatore Arya Vaidya Pharmacy. The posting was in the quality control department of the company.
Mr. Sambu Raman, M. Sc Chemistry (2013-15) got placement as an EXECUTIVE in QC SMALL MOLECULE API in BIOCON Ltd, Bangalore
On 28th May 2016, SD College in association with District Employability centre, Alappuzha, organised a mega job fair were in 21 companies participated and nearly 1750 candidates attended the drive. More than 700 candidates were given offer letters and there was wide appreciation for the effort of the college and management across all print media.