It’s every student’s nightmare, acing all technical sections in their aptitude tests and not getting selected because of the communication skills section. Let’s get real, we are all ESL learners which means our basic English knowledge is a little on the rocks. Read More
- The most golden opportunity that every graduate is longing for.
The year 2020 has demanded a rethink of our strategy over campus recruitment since things are shifting from physical to virtual. As the colleges and universities have already decided that the 2020-2021 academic year will be progressed entirely online, some colleges might be open for students but not for visitors. The visitors here are the “Campus Life” which is closed as the pandemic has hit hard at all business and educational institutes. Read More
Whether you’re just beginning your career or discovering your future profession, trying to figure an absolute answer to this question “What career is right for me & how can I get it? Always remains unnoticed. Read More
“Top Employers use aptitude tests as the base to eliminate 80% of candidate profiles based on their Aptitude scores”
An aptitude test is one of the significant methods for employers to assess a candidate’s ability. Aptitude consists of a variety of testing formats and tasks to examine their situation at work. The aptitude test includes problem-solving, numerical skills, psychometric tests and more. Read More
Learn How to Conduct a Perfect Career Workshop for Students
Our previous blog was on how to build an awe-inspiring portfolio. In this blog we’re going to discuss about the different ways colleges and placement cells can conduct successful career workshops for students.
A career workshop does take some strategic planning to make it successful and engaging. But a well-planned career workshop creates a real difference for young college students, employers, and universities. Before getting into the actual action, let’s understand its core types. Read More
Managing a university is challenging even in the best of times. In today’s scenario there’s a critical need for educational institutions to infuse technology in their everyday operations.
For colleges and universities transforming from a traditional paper-based data management system to a completely automated one is the need of the hour. Read More
You’ve spent hours, months and even years building your skills and knowledge through studying, but now you gotta put all your efforts into results. As hiring processes become more stringent, it’s essential to do more than what everyone does, i.e, create an impressive portfolio that bursts out of the vinyl. Read More
The goal of every university is to provide a great learning experience. The fiercely competitive job market is now making it imperative for education institutions to not just provide a great learning experience to students but also make them job-ready.
A pathway that aligns with both academic and career goals is essential for students and educational institutions. Read More
College placement processes are slowly going digital as a lot of placement automation applications are gaining ground. This is seen more as an extension of the digital transformation that is gradually changing the technological landscape across the globe. What we are trying to validate is if this technology augmentation adding value to the placement cells? Is it worth making the transformation? Read More
This Infograph shows the percentage of students who were placed in 2014-15 when their average Aptitude Test scores are more than 50%.
Compared to English, scores in Aptitude tests had a bigger impact on placement record.
Stats consolidates our earlier finding that though students in Tier 2 Colleges and Cities are not far behind in their Aptitude scores they have much less employment opportunities than their Tier-1counterparts.
When there is a huge stress on the nation’s economy, especially during acute recession, successfully bagging suitable and lucrative placements through campus interviews is almost like a lucky dip. Getting selected for suitable jobs in the open market is even Read More
The reason for bench marking 6 CGPA is that most companies prefer candidates with CGPA 6 or above. This infograph shows that Tier-1 students have a higher CGPA, a staggering 96% of which 77% were placed.
Stats show that placement record is much higher for students in Tier-1 Colleges and Cities with similar CGPA scores.
This Infograph shows that students who practice online test regularly have better employability. We have also noticed that the colleges that encourage their students to take Online Tests regularly have better placement records.
An interesting fact to note is that students studying in colleges from Tier-1 cities are more willing to learn via online videos and this has a positive impact on their employability. This could be due to students from Tier-1 cities having better communication skills.
Data in this graph, collected from over 60 colleges mainly from Tamil Nadu and near by states during 2014-15, proves what has been generally known. The graph clearly shows that Tier-1 colleges maintain a healthy placement record compared to Tier-2 colleges. Tier-1 colleges enjoyed 74% placement compared to just 37% for Tier-2 colleges.
Tier-1 cities, such as Chennai and Bangalore, also had a healthy placements of 60% compared to colleges in Tier-2 cities with 32% placements.
We have been successfully organising many Campus Interviews for our client colleges. Some of the success stories are given. We were busy conducting Campus Recruitment at RRase, Apollo engineering college, SKR Engineering College, Suddhananda Group of Institutions and Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management etc.. Read More
Hiring the right candidate is a challenging process especially through campus interview. You have only academic qualification to go with and to hire the cream among several candidates could appear as a daunting task. But on the other hand hiring the right candidate enhances your work culture and pays back a thousand times over. This is by no Read More
We trust that most of you are aware of our product “Campus Interaction” developed by Bind Technology. This software is being used by top ten Engineering colleges all over India and is one of the fastest growing portal.
Now we offer a value added service for the enhancement of skills of employability of students through our Live International Seminar .We have enlisted experts who are well Read More
Dr.L.Arunachalam Dean – Training & Placement Sairam Group of educational institutions
I am extremely delighted to have an interactive portal like “Campus interaction” by Bind technology. Administering the data base of students, filtering them as per the requirements of the company, communicating the students as well as corporate is made easy and very perfect in time. Read More
In a Group Discussion, it is important you follow certain protocols. These protocols not just apply to Group Discussions, but also whenever you discuss an issue or a topic in a professional environment. So it is important you understand and adhere to some of Do’s Read More
The answer is resounding NO. Your placement cells are there to guide and help you to do your best in your campus interviews, but YOU and YOU ONLY can assure your job. It is important to get this in your mind. I have seen time and again, many students believing Read More
Using a right language is a key to get through Group Discussions. You may ace the topic given to you in a group discussion and you may have excellent fluency and been very assertive but a wrong word or a language will most certainly cause you the job. Using the Read More
Each corporate level company or medium level company is interested to hire the best talents available in the market (Professional / Engineering Colleges). In their pursuit to achieve their objectives, certain criteria and ways and means are being followed by HR Read More
A.Raghavan E & I Student placed in TCSDuring my college’s placement drive, I fully relied on the college’s excellent placement portal which provided me with every information available regarding campus recruitment without any hassles. The portal is user friendly and extremely easy to access. It helped me to be updated with every company’s details. Such a placement portal is a real benefit to students. Read More
Getting campus interviews for your students is one of the most important aspects that is expected of the colleges in India. Students and parents, more so during recession, look for campus placement records as one of the important parameter in selecting a college.
According to NASSCOM “The additional personnel requirement in the IT sector of the country may come down from 1.8 Lakhs to 1.3 Lakhs down by nearly 50,000 in the current fiscal as there is a large scale backlog of recruitments last year, IT-BPO industry
We did a study to collect data on campus placement. The result clearly shows a downturn in campus placement, which is not a surprise. Details of this research against IT majors and where we find the information are located in this link. The statistics contains Read More
One fine day I realised my shirt fittings were too tight! Though I blamed my washing machine, I invested on a treadmill and started jogging. I stuck to my plan and jogged regularly. Everyday I jogged I realised the cost of the extra bite I ate during those late Read More
If you are interested in getting companies to visit your college, then we are interested in you. We have several companies who use our portal for campus drives and we arranged several drives successfully last year. Read More
Many organisations are building their work force through Campus Recruitment. Top tier companies such as CTS, Wipro, Infosys, HCL, TCS hire students from campuses in thousands every year. More and more organisations, big and small, are jumping on to this trend to recruit students in thousands. Read More
Our message board will enable effective conversation between students and college staffs/management. All conversations including messages for job posting, online test etc are shared here. The style of display ensures that you will never miss a conversation. It also offers high security and control by giving admin the ability to delete any message, if inappropriate
Shubham Kumar Gupta Proves that non Computer Science student can also get placed in IT companies. He is studying B.Tech Mechanical Engineering at Vellore Institute of Technology.He also shares his experience on answering more common but difficult questions like “why we should hire you?”
Srikanth is studying M.Tech Cad cam from Vellore Institute of Technology. He explains why pre-planning is important when taking Campus Interviews. He tells an interesting information on how his mechanical background helped him getting placed in an Software company like Cognizant.He gives you an idea to answer questions like “do you feel stress in managing team?” “what is your weakness”.
Sunil is an M.S Software engineer from Vellore Institute of Technology. He explains some of the technical questions like ” how to swap 2 numbers without temporary variable” , how to maintain a good Eye contact and many more. He is very enthusiastic and has a great intention to help fellow students. We see him going a long way in his career. You can get his help by reaching him at email@example.com. Really an Inspiring video, don’t miss it.
Do you happen to spend lot of time before a mirror? Well now AakashTanwar tells you how you can put that to good use when preparing for Campus Interviews. He studies at Mechanical Engineering from Vellore Institute of Technology and got selected by Sanmark group. He also explains the importance of learning the basics and knowing the key features in the project. It is Informative video.
LalitKathiri is one of the brightest student of Mechanical engineering from Vellore Institute of Technology and placed in Ford India. He tells how to prepare for an interview and explains why he chose the company. He tell how his project helped him in getting placed in big companies. He shares his answer for the Question ” what is your strengths and weaknesses”. Gives you and advise of being true in interview. A great video to watch.
Suganaya is one of the smartest from 2013-14 batch of Vellore Institute of Technology. She got selected for Cognizant and competed with 1000s of candidates in Campus Interview rounds. She was also offered a job by Accenture but decided to take up the role offered by Cognizant. She is Doing her M.S Software at VIT university. She is calm and composed. Even during this video shoot she never seemed to be stressed or nervous. She also explains how flexible you should be with the locations. You can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dipanjan, one of the brightest student studying Bio Technology at Vellore Institute of Technology shares his interview experience with Accenture. In this exclusive one to one Video interview with Campus Interaction, he shares some of the interesting information explaining Accenture’s Interview process to Toughest Question asked and on how watching Harry Potter and using Dropbox helped him in the interview.You can reach him at email@example.com. Really fascinating video with lots of information!
Getting your name across (blogging/articles/Research papers)
Tip 1 : Market yourself by writing blogs on the subject that you know well
Tip 2 : Publish research papers. Very very few students do this. In our experience out of 10000+ candidates only less than 10 take this initiative. In other words if you publish research paper, you are among the top 0.001
Tip 3 : Write articles on topics that you are interested and that is related to your future jobs Read More
Despite the expected slowdown in the US and European markets, many of the major management and engineering institutions expect almost 100 per cent placement for their students in the present placement season. While the downturn may affect middle-level Read More
I always wondered how colleges in India manage their placement. Most reputed colleges in India, where campus placements are provided, have thousands of students to manage. I know how difficult it is to manage an interview process for bunch of candidates, let alone manage it for thousands of students for various companies with varied requirements. Read More