Practical Training is a very important component of the curriculum meant for the students and a valuable tool for Industry – Institute interaction. As a part of the curriculum, arrangements will be made for the students to undergo practical training for specific period (4-8 weeks for general students, six months for M.C.A. students and B. Tech. Program, 01 year for M. Tech. students) during winter and summer vacations in Multinational / National/ Private / Public Sector Undertakings /Government Departments, Research Laboratories/ Institutes and Academic Institutes. The Internship is the milestone of the student’s academic career. Teamed with the information gathered in the classroom, this experience is a substantial way to prepare them for their future employment.
Campus Recruitment Program (C.R.P.) will be promoted for the young students aspiring for appropriate placement in Government Departments, Private/Public Sector Undertakings, Industries and Research/ Academic Institutes. The detailed database of Organizations (Postal and electronic correspondence address of Head Office of Industry, product and business profile, branches/ factory locations, mobile and email of contact person, nature of job and likely remuneration package etc.) interested in recruitment will be generated through use of Yellow Pages, Association Members Directories, search engines for locating websites of Companies, Regional Industrial Directories etc. For placement, a large number of prospective employers will be contacted at the beginning of academic year; preferably during the month of April- July. The reputed/ prestigious national and multinational companies would be promoted to visit G.J.U.S.&T. for campus recruitment annually. In order to achieve excellent placement record, the T & P Cell will give great deal of emphasis on close and continuous interaction with executives of various industrial/ commercial organizations, both at the national and international levels, for strengthening the Industry – Institute interaction. The Training and Placement Cell ensures and takes care to provide the best arrangements and hospitality for the visiting companies' officials. It provides all audiovisual facilities for PowerPoint Presentations, written test, group discussion and interviews. Staff will be available to respond to students' questions and concerns of all kinds. This may include advice on placement procedures, assistance for preparation of applications and resumes, and practice for interviews. The aim is to ensure that students have the information and skills necessary for an effective job search and the students must secure job offers before they complete their program of studies.
The Central T & P Cell plays a very important and key role in counseling and guiding the students of the university for their successful Career Placement, which is a crucial interface between the stages of completion of academic program of the students and their entry into avenues of suitable employment. Soft skills are a quite essential qualification for professionals aspiring to move up the value chain especially attitude, communication and presentation. The T & P cell conducts Technical, Aptitude and GK tests every week for enhancing analytical skills and general awareness of students. Group Discussions are organized to promote skills of interaction in group and leadership styles. The company executives/ employers will be invited to share their valued expertise on various topics, workplace situations with our students, current trends and future scenario. Eminent management personalities are invited to conduct workshops on Personality Development, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Time management, Memory Management etc. Participation of students in activities that provide them all round personal and professional growth will be promoted. Thus this Cell will coordinate various activities/ organize programs such as Career Goal Setting/ Planning/ Mapping, Mock Interviews/ Interviewing Techniques, Group Discussions, Case Studies, Job application preparation, Resume Writing and Referral, Professional Portfolio Development, Dressing Sense, Business Etiquette, Technology Management, Personal Effectiveness for Girl Students, Special training for Socially Backward and Tribal Students etc.
This training prepares young people to be responsible, enterprising individuals who become entrepreneurs or entrepreneurial thinkers and contribute to economic development and sustainable communities. Promotion of self-employment is the need of the time. T & P Cell, thus, conducts programs on Entrepreneurship Motivation, Project Identification and Planning, and Financing of Projects. The output of such programs in terms of number of students starting their own units could be encouraging.