The training and placement cell is a fundamental aspect for a student while getting enrolled in any college. What makes this department so important and what objectives it holds considering the students’ careers? From the student perspective, high-quality placements can bring a range of benefits, positive impacts, and lots of opportunities. Start-ups and organizations, nowadays, want to hire students with highly spontaneous skills during the recruitment process to make sure that professionals they have are highly qualified with the unconventional approach to critical problem-solving. The placement cell in such a situation identifies these skills by interacting with a human resource manager of a particular industry and prepares every student to make them industry-ready.

Placement processes play a foremost role in shaping up the career objectives of students. It is the dream of every undergraduate student to get placed in a top organization visiting their campus for recruitment. Keeping this key aspect into consideration, it is observed that training is important for undergraduate students to develop their employability skills and achieve good placement in several industries and MNCs around the world. Keeping in mind, the present scenario of competition for employment in industries is increasing day by day and hence, placement has become a challenging mission. Training of students and arming them with life and communication skills has become a significant concern for the institution. Along with technical proficiency, and overall personality development is also crucial.

Objectives of Training and Placement Cell

Placements give students the opportunity for improvement of skills explicit to their subject or industry of choice as well as the employability skills required for real work. It also expands their knowledge of an industry or sector, which countenances them to make better well-versed decisions about future career choices.

The primary goals that every institute holds for its students is:

  • To guarantee promising and suitable employment opportunities for all students.
  • To recognize the capabilities and hidden talents of the students.
  • To guide the students to meet the expectations of the industry through some career development programs.
  • To arrange Industrial visits for various departments.
  • To conduct technical seminars from industry experts
  • To build self-reliance in students and develop the right attitude in them and
  • To augment their communication skills.

Increased Personal Maturity, Self-Consciousness, Ability to Enhance Skills, Achievements, Augmented Understanding and Responsiveness of the Type of Work to Do

Training and placement cell provides the students with the opportunity to be involved in team-based working which increases group discussion skills and enhances decision-making skills as well. It also provides a welcome contrast to the stereotypically more individual-centric approach taken to academic study and moves towards more group building abilities. This kind of experience is advantageous as it is built on the self-management and problem-solving skills typically expanded at university in addition to the development of the ability to work collaboratively.

Increased Employment Availability and Ability to Contest in an Unsettled and Challenging Graduate Recruitment Scenario

Finishing a placement can often land directly to a suitable and promising job opportunity with the same employer after graduation. It can turn into a golden chance for students’ right after they finish college. Apart from these, interaction with other professionals while on placement can also bring major benefits in terms of networking. It helps in establishing a strong connection in the particular industry which further helps to build a network and a chance to dig in for opportunities in the future.

Placement cell is, for the most part, comprises of a whole board that helps substitutes amid graduation. One can go to them and they will enable him/her to get out of situations after college. This increases the students’ ability to cope up with a stimulating and disconcerted environment as they have to figure out solutions and answers to their questions.

Improvement of Skills and Knowledge, Including Soft Skills Development, and Definite Technical Skills and Know-How

Training and placement cell provides students with the opportunity to gain skills particular to their subject or industry of choice in addition to the employability skills i.e. soft skills that are required for real-life work. Soft skills include communication skills and body language. Along with these, it also increases their awareness and knowledge of an industry or sector, allowing them to be responsible professionals and lead a successful career.