Placement and Career Counselling Cell
Placement and Career Counselling Cell of Patna Women’s College was formally inaugurated in 2010, although placement activities in the College have taken place regularly since 2004. The Placement Cell of the college has been conducting campus recruitment drives in which reputed multinational companies like IBM, Wipro, TCS, Infosys, Star TV, Concentrix, etc. have participated and hired the students of the college. In the year 2009, the placement cell was awarded for highest joining in India by IBM Daksh.
The Placement and Career Counselling Cell also organizes pre-placement training programmers and interactive sessions by industry experts to prepare students for placement.
Placement & Career Counselling Cell, Patna Women’s College (Autonomous) organized a placement drive on 31st July 2023 in collaboration with SBI Life. In the beginning of the program, Mr. Debasis Sahu, AVP- HR, SBI Life addressed the students and discussed the issues related to business, marketing, product management and SBI Life. He acquainted the students with the 10 branches of SBI Life and the students who will be selected under them. After that, he emphasized on the various aspects of college and corporate life. Thereafter, Mr. Alok John, Placement Coordinator, Placement & Career Counselling Cell, Patna Women’s College appreciated the students for joining this placement drive, praised them and wished them luck and also asked them to always stay honest towards their work. After this, all the students were interviewed on the basis of interaction session and aspects like attitude & interaction skills. The members of the interview panel included Mr. Debasis Sahu, Mr. Praveen Jha, Mr. Basant Kumar, HR, SBI Life and Ms. Ishani Srivastava, HR, SBI Life. The entire program was coordinated by Tejaswi Kumari, Environment and Discipline Secretary, Student Council 2023-24. The entire program was organized under the guidance of the Placement & Career Counselling Cell Core Committee members Mr. Gautam Sourav, Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce; Mr. Rajeev Ranjan, Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology and Mr. Adweetiya Sinha, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Patna Women’s College.
Time: 12:00 noon
Venue: Department of Computer Applications (MCA), Patna Women’s College (Autonomous)
Resource Person: Mr. Satish Anand, North India Regional Head, Career Labs Technologies
Total number of participants: 53
Total number of students appeared for the Aptitude test & Online Interview: 17
Total number of students selected: 16
The Department of Computer Applications (MCA) organised a Seminar cum Placement Drive on “Internship Based Hiring Programme by Career Labs Skill Assure (CLSA)”. Dr. Bhawna Sinha, HOD, Department of Computer Applications (MCA) gave an introduction of the resource person Mr. Satish Anand, North India Regional Head, Career Labs Technologies. He was accompanied by Mr. Devesh Goel, Placement Coordinator and Educational Counsellors
Mr. Navneet & Mr. Saurav.
Mr. Satish Anand, who is also a Josh Talks Speaker, International Author and Soft Skills Trainer, addressed the students of MCA-IIIrd and Ist semester. He gave information about Career Labs which is a Higher Education Partner of AICTE and one of the fastest growing start-ups.
The offer letter was given to the final selected 16 students based on their performance in the Discoveri Assessment conducted today. Consequently, they are required to undergo the
10-months intense SkillAssure Internship Program by CareerLabs, in which 6-months will be Online training and 4-months of Offline training after which they will be hired as a full-time employee of Pratian Technologies Pvt Ltd., headquartered in Pratian Innovation Campus, Bengaluru or Noida.
Post successful completion of the CareerLabs SkillAssure Internship Program, they will be hired on the payrolls of Pratian Technologies Pvt. Ltd. and will be offered the position of “Software Engineer”. They will be paid an overall annual compensation of INR 3,50,000 (Three Lakhs Fifty Thousand Indian Rupees only).
On 05th January 2023, The Mother Veronica Excellence & Innovation Centre MVEIC, Patna Women’s College organized Prarambh : A Lecture Series for Students Career Development. The sessions were conducted in two slots.
The topic for the first slot was “Data Analytics as a Career Option”. The resource person for the first slot were Dr. Tanushree Biswas, Assistant Professor, Quantitative Methods, Xavier’s Business School, St. Xavier’s University, Kolkata and Dr. Tuhin Utsab Paul, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Computer Science, St. Xavier’s University, Kolkata.
The programme started with the welcome address by Professor Alok John, Director, Mother Veronica Excellence & Innovation Centre MVEIC and Dean, National, International Collaboration and Consultancy Services.
Tanushree Biswas, Assistant Professor, Quantitative Methods, Xavier’s Business School, St. Xavier’s University, Kolkata, started the session on the topic “Data Analytics as a Career Option”. She explained that Data analytics is a fast-paced, challenging career centered on problem-solving and thinking outside of the box. As a data analyst, one has to work with a number of different teams who require good skills and knowledge to provide everyone with insights into how they can improve their processes. Thereafter, Dr. Tuhin Utsab Paul, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Computer Science, St. Xavier’s University, Kolkata spoke about the Data science which is an interdisciplinary academic field that uses statistics, scientific computing, scientific methods, processes, algorithms and systems to extract or extrapolate knowledge and insights from noisy, structured and unstructured data.
The resource person for the second session was Dr. Sitangshu Khatua, Associate Professor, Finance, Xavier’s Business School, St. Xavier’s University, Kolkata. The topic for the session was Know Thyself : An Interdisciplinary Approach to Knowing Oneself and Thinking Out of Box” He started the session by explaining the meaning of Interdisciplinary learning which empowers the students to explore different perspectives and views. The whole session was interactive as the students took active participation in the various mind-stretching brain games. The whole lecture series was moderated by Nishtha Vatsa, Vice-Premier, Students Council, 2022-23.
PRARAMBH: Lecture Series for Students Career Development on Prospects of Management Education: Campus to Corporate.
On 14th December, 2022, The Mother Veronica Excellence & Innovation Centre (MVEIC), Patna Women’s College (Autonomous) organized the 2nd lecture under the ambit of PRARAMBH: Lecture Series for Students Career Development.
The session was aimed towards the topic “Prospects of Management Education: Campus to Corporate.” The programme started with the welcome address by Professor Alok John, Director, Mother Veronica Excellence & Innovation Centre MVEIC and Dean, National, International Collaboration and Consultancy Services.
The Esteemed Speaker for the day was Dr. Father Manoj D’Souza S.J., Director, St. Joseph’s Institute of Management, Bangalore. He started the session with introducing the topic of Prospects of Management Education and how management education is increasingly becoming important and playing a central role in the success of managers and organizations worldwide. He then explained the journey of a student from campus to a corporate world through a Power-point Presentation. Further, he also explained the difference between the traits of a student and the dynamic traits of an employee and how a transition from a student to an employee takes place. He also gave some tips on how to anticipate and articulate in Interviews. Towards the end of the session, he threw some lights on the examples of non-academic question to boost the communication skills from the interviewer point of view.
The session was interactive as students took keen participation by asking questions. The lecture series was moderated by Paridhi Sinha, 3rd year Student of Department of Business Administration, Patna Women’s College. The programme was coordinated by Students’ Council Members, Riya Ranjan Singh, Kajal Kumari and Aditi Kumari.
Placement and Campus Recruitment Drive by ABP Network (ABP News)
A campus recruitment and placement drive was organised by the Placement and Career Counselling Cell in collaboration with the Department of Mass Communication, Patna Women’s College on Friday by ABP Network.
The session began by the address of Dean, National, International Collaborations and Consultancy Services (NICCS), Alok John, who welcomed and extended his gratitude to the team of ABP Network for choosing the college for the recruitment drive.
Addressing the students, Senior Editor of ABP News, Mr. Prakash Kumar said that the students should not dwell in the past and anticipate the future to be confident. He also gave tips to the students for being free from camera consciousness and said that expressions and choice of words are the most important while speaking on camera.
A total of 60 students participated from various departments of the college. The placement test had a written test followed by a Piece to Camera (PTC) for which the results are awaited.
The students had to record a one- minute video for the PTC after the written test. Dr. Debjani Sarkar, Head, Department of Geography, Ms. Roma, Head, Department of Mass Communication, Assistant Professors, Mr. Ajay Kumar Jha, Mr. Gaurav Aranya and Ms. Ankita were present throughout the campus recruitment.
Placement session by Rasya Multiwings Pvt. Ltd. on 29.04.2022
Campus Recruitment Drive in association with Chandragupt Institute of Management Patna
Mother Veronica Excellence & Innovation Centre (MVEIC), Patna Women’s College in collaboration with Student Council 2022, Patna Women’s College organized PRARAMBH: A Lecture Series of Student Career Development on the topic “Skills Required to Succeed in Corporate Life – Data Fluency” on 10.09.2022.Esteemed Speaker for the day was Dr. Sayantani Roy Choudhury, Associate Professor, Praxis Business School, Kolkata. The program started with the welcome address by Professor Alok John, Dean, National, International Collaboration and Consultancy Services (NICCS), Patna Women’s College. Dr. Sayantani Roy Choudhary stressed on the importance of data fluency and its use in corporate life. She also told the students the right way to approach towards the right decision and guided the students towards the path of success. Towards the end of the session, she said that the world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data”.
A Two day session on Mindful Career Planning was organised by Patna Women’s College on 2.8.2022 and 3.8.2022 by Ms.Shreya Shivangi, International Certified: Executive Coach,Life Coach ,Sucess Coach, and an Alumna of Dept of AMM , Patna Women’s College.She has 15years of experience in India and Singapore . She has won Asia Women Leader Award in 2021.The session was organised for Sem V students of Arts, Science,Commerce and Vocationals.The session was focused on Career Planning and how students can develop clear vision regarding selecting their career and not to limit their choices.
A Placement drive was conducted in the MCA department, Patna Women’s College by Polytropic Services Pvt. Ltd., for the post of Web Developer on 7th and 12th of March 2022. On 7th of March, the first round of aptitude test and one to one interview was conducted and 9 out of 23 students were selected for the next technical round. The technical round was conducted on 12.3.2022. 4 students out of 9 were finally selected. These students will join as a web developer at the package of 3LPA.
Campus Recruitment Drive was conducted in the department of MCA by Open Growth Academy on 17.11.21. 3 students were selected.
Placement and Career Counselling of Patna Women’s College (Autonomous) organised a Pre- -Placement training programme for the students of BBA and AMM, fifth semester on 30/10/2021 at 1 pm in the Carmel Hall. The resource person for the session was Ms. Sangeeta Gadhok Magan, trainer, author, mentor and Professor at NIDM, New Delhi. The topic of the training session was ‘Prepare to ace an interview’. It was followed by an interactive session in which students participated enthusiastically. The session was attended by Dr. Debjani Sarkar, Dr. Sahar Rahman, Mr. Alok John, Ms. Nusrath Sohail and Ms. Meenakshi Mishra of the Placement Committee of the college.
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Campus Recruitement drive by Concentrix, Gurugram at Patna Women’s College on 30.01.2020
Campus Recruitment drive by Bangalore based Mark Pro HR Consulting Pvt. Ltd. organised by the Placement and Career Counselling Cell on 19.12.2019
Students Training Programme on CV writing and Personal Interview organised by Placement and Career Counselling Cell, Patna Women’s College on 17.12.2019