Bharathiar University signs MoU with CareersIndia Private Limited

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Bharathiar University signs MoU with CareersIndia Private Limited

Bharathiar University and CareersIndia Private Limited, Chennai, a Work Force Assessment Services Company, entered into a memorandum of understanding here recently.

Scope

The scope of the MoU, which was signed by Vice-Chancellor G. Thiruvasagam and Chief Executive Officer of the company R. Kannan, would include testing the competence of students on mutually agreed principles.

Numerical abilities

The MoU was exchanged in the presence of M. Anandakrishnan, Chairman, Board of Governors, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, and Madras Institute of Developmental Studies, Chennai.

It will also entail testing in areas like analytical and numerical abilities, programming and technology oriented

knowledge and skills, English language communication and other industry required skills useful for entry level placement by the students.

Deputation of assessment experts, human resources managers and other qualified persons to college campuses will be done for giving orientation in specific skills and domain knowledge advancement to improve the placement opportunities of the students through on /off campus interviews.

Workshops

Supporting workshops, seminars, study visits for students and faculty, bringing potential employers for the campus recruitment and conduct of collaborative research, will also be included.

“The company will assess students while they are in their sixth semester and give a feedback to the university. Depending on the feedback, the university will offer remedial coaching.

It has already assessed nearly 20,000 students in 80 colleges,” said M. Jayakumar, Director, Department of Extension and Career Guidance, Bharathiar University.