Campus Drive by Vivo Mobiles
Name of the activity: Placement Drive
Chair: Dr. Anil Kumar S, Principal, Sivananda Sarma Memorial R.V. College, Bangalore
Placement provider: VIVO
Participants: Final year degree students from both UG (B. Com, BBA and BCA) and PG departments
Placement In charge: Dr. Anupama
Campus placement drive was held on 20th of March 2021 in Sivananda Sarma Memorial R.V. College on in association with VIVO. Alumni networks are one of the strongest and most well connected among education institutions, they play a part in getting students job ready through training sessions and internships while also bringing in some of the companies to campus. One such alumni Mr. Syed Waseem Ahmed who studied BBA 2017- 2020 batch who brought and connected the company VIVO with SSMRV College. More than one hundred students had taken part in this mega job drive held for the first-time post pandemic situation. Final year degree students from both UG and PG Departments of Commerce, Management, Computer Applications and alumni of the college had gleefully participated in the placement drive.
The drive was inaugurated by Dr.S. Anil Kumar, honourable Principal of the college who spoke about the importance of taking placements from the college. How placements are integral part of SSMRV, where every student is given opportunity to secure plum positions and good job offers before they leave the campus. He also expressed that great emphasis should be laid on developing the skillsets and making a student job ready which are the twin agendas of the placement cell.
VIVO the main placement provider on the day were expressing their profound happiness. The number of registrations for the drive were very encouraging and provided them with good number of choices in terms of students’ selection for various job roles. Several important opening level roles in the company such as Finance and Accounts, Marketing, Business Support, Data Analyst, Sales and HR were offered to the students. The placement drive saw several rounds before the final list was announced and job offers were rolled out to students.
First round comprised of assessment test which were meant to test the students on their theoretical learning. Second round was group discussions. Students were picked up to speak on the chosen topic during the discussions. Final round was personal interview round. Post which job offers were made to 17 students who were very excited and happy to receive the offers.
Several officials from VIVO company took part in the drive where in Ms. Shaszia Rukhiya Head HR Karnataka region, Mr. Islalm Anjum VB Service Manager, Karnataka Region, along with our alumni Mr. Syed Waseem Ahmed, Senior Executive – Talent Acquisition, Bangalore
Our Principal Dr. S. Anil Kumar motivated & supported in every aspect for the successful conduction of this campus drive & quoted how such programmes were essential for boosting the confidence of students. SSMRV placement in charge Dr. Anupama, took the initiative in organising the drive which was conducted successfully and appreciated by all.
Asst Professor, Dept of Business Administration
Sivananda Sarma Memorial R V College