The GDGU Effort

Student Empowerment is a key feature of life at GDGU and is an integral part of the University for all its Constituent Bodies seeks to identify the best student/best industry for both. Placement Team along with Student Placement Coordinators & Faculty Placement Coordinators work towards the same goal.

Some of the focussed activities are

  • Career counselling by faculty and trained professionals in different functional areas.
  • A structured Personality Development Programme, wherein interviewing skills are imbibed by trainers and corporate alike.
  • PDP and Employability Skill development department takes regular session on Maths/Quant, Reasoning, English, Exposure on different industries & their expectations,
  • Developing effective resumes and application.
  • Mentoring by the alumni, in terms of sharing experiences vis-à-vis realities of corporate life, refining expectations and projecting future trends.
  • The Placement Team indentifies the potential recruiters, interacts with selected companies and coordinates the visit of such corporate executives to the campus, pool campus drives at different locations.
  • An effective way of creating awareness about companies among students is to provide information. The information could be in the form of company brochures, pamphlets and other published information.
  • At GDGU, various events, guest speaker panels, conferences, workshops and academic fairs are organized in which companies participate directly or contribute through partnerships.
  • Projects are an integral part of the academic curriculum at GDGU. Both summer and live projects with organizations provide students with basic understanding of the company’s operations; this ultimately enhances the adaptability of students at large.
  • Creation of new department as Industry Liaison Office to interact with industry and offer MDPs or problem identification and solutions for industry. This also helps in SIP and placements.

GDGU is one of the most preferred campuses for job placements by various corporate. The University has corporate linkages with various companies and such professional organisations which regularly conduct and undertake recruitment at the GDGU University. Final placements off course depend on individual student personality, his skills, knowledge, attitude, choice of job profiles, location etc. and industry environment & needs.

Placement Process

Recruitment Registration

All recruiters participating in the Final interviews are required to register with the Campus Recruitment and Employability Skills Development Department.

Pre-Placement Presentation/Talks
  • Organizations interested in conducting Pre Placement Talks are requested to coordinate with the Placement Cell and fix dates for conducting the same.
  • The Pre Placement Talks may to be conducted any time prior to the beginning of the Pre Interview Screening.
  • Members from companies interact with students on campus through Business Thought Leadership Sessions, Guest Lectures, Live Projects, and other Corporate Forums
  • The companies conduct Pre-Placements Talks to give in-depth information about them including the roles and profiles being offered

Pre-Interview Screening & final Selections

Recruiter may conduct the Pre-interview screening if they wish to. The applicants selected in the Pre Interview Screening shall qualify for appearing in the Pre or Final interviews as per recruiters norms.

  • Student profiles and other relevant details are shared with companies
  • Applications are invited and resumes of interested applicants are shared with the companies.
  • Based on factors such as profiles and locations offered, and student’s perceptions and areas of interest, companies are ranked and called on campus
  • Companies conduct their selection process which typically comprises CV based short listing, group discussions, tests and interviews
  • After final round of test and interviews results are announced by the companies.

Unique Summer Internship Program and Mentor-ship

As a compulsory part of curriculum, UG and PG students are required to undergo Summer Internship with an organization for a period of 8-12 weeks. The selection process for Summer Placements starts after the first term for the first year students. The period of Summer Internship is normally from the beginning of April to the mid of June. Apart from the summer internship by the students enrolled for all courses at GDGU, students are also encouraged to have Mentor-ship program. Several companies tend to absorb the interns as full-time recruits post the completion of the students’ academic curriculum as they understand their potential. Alumni are involved aggressively now for SIP and Mentor-ship.

SIP offers unique advantages to Students, Faculty and Industry

  • Students understand, learn, see practical approach and develop themselves by contribution to industry in our SIP.
  • Faculty understands the need of industry during their interaction and groom students accordingly with recommendation for necessary changes in teaching methodology.
  • Industry get charged, fresh mind, career oriented young trainee and future employee for new changes, innovations and contribution during SIP.

Facilities to Recruiters

GDGU University and its Institutes have state of art infrastructure facilities to facilitate Recruitment activities in a very professional, serene and environment friendly campus

  • Auditorium with capacity of above 250 students.
  • Dedicated access to Computer Labs for conducting online tests and air-conditioned Classrooms for offline tests
  • Conference and Interview rooms
  • Video Conferencing/ Skype facilities
  • Guest House for Corporate Visitors
  • Internet/Wi-Fi access
  • Business News Paper, Magazines and Library resources
  • Food Court
  • ATM Facilities
  • Health Club and Gym

What students look for during placements & expected from them?

  • Information on companies profile, its performance and growth
  • Organizational culture
  • Possible future opportunities with company
  • Career opportunities
  • An overview of the job profile
  • Your desired profile of the students
  • Compensation Details

We have got a proactive placement team, which enjoys a strong professional network across diverse sectors. Actively coordinate with student to ensure that they get placed with reputed MNCs before six months of graduation /post-graduation. The training and placement officer along with the placement team, Student Placement Coordinators, Faculty Placement Coordinators take care of pre-placement, employability, enhancement and competently development initiatives in the university.

GD Goenka University being one of the best universities also organises various personality development programme dealing with PI Skills, Group Discussion skills in order to groom the students personality for their bright and fruitful future so that they grow and adopt according to the situation of industries which is the need of hour.

GD Goenka University deals with hospitability for the companies in very efficient and fruitful manner both benefit the institute as well as the company/organisation so as to create a better impact. Students of our university irrespective of their discipline volunteer and coordinate. GD Goenka University has witnessed the placement drive which is more than 100 companies participate to recruit the students in different sectors so as to raise the employability ratio and also reduce the poverty rate when viewed from global perspective. Students are expected to adhere to placement policy and prepare themselves for competing in the various Test/ GD/PI conducted by different organizations. Based on requirements & eligibility criteria’s of organizations drives are floated for various streams and student is expected to meet requirements set by individual organizations for final selections.

Industry Institute Interaction

All the reputed organizations including MNCs come to the University for Campus Recruitment. To achieve its goal, the Training & Placement Cell works towards recognizing the core competencies of students. It works through a close knot organization and has a structure which conveys information to the students at the fastest possible rate. The Training & Placement Cell firmly believes in ‘Industry-Institute Interaction’. In order to accomplish ‘Industry-Institute Interaction’, it organizes technical talks and national seminars to provide a platform for the budding engineers to interact with professionals from various industries. It encourages visits to the industries by the university students. It also takes suggestions from members of industry regarding designing/changing of curriculum.

Placement Team

Akhilesh Chandra

Associate Director (CRC)

Corporate Resource Centre (SPOC for SIP, Placements all programs & Industry Interactions)
Contact Number: 9828510970
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Presently Associate Director-CRC with GDGoenkaUniversity. Earlier he worked as Vice President (Program Outreach), Indian Operations at Victorian Institute of Technology, Australia. His area of specialization is Marketing and Managing decentralized team, conducted training sessions at various corporates and institutes, MDPs, FDPs, for young professionals to hone their overall personality and skills to fit in the business world in addition to lot of contribution in recruitment, training & development processes, union management relations, established various ways to manage decentralized work force, reporting structures, offices/Branch Setups. He has rich experience of more than 3-1/2 decades at various pivotal positions in corporate as well as education sector. Prior to VIT he was Director-Admission& Chairman (Placement Committee) at TaxilaBusiness School, Jaipur. He worked with ICFAI group for 14 years as Regional Head (Western & Northern India) one of the premium institutions for Management programs at senior level for more than 14 years & JK Lakshmipat University as General Manager (Career Services & Outreach) Mr. Chandra passed out his Executive Program in Business Management from IIM-Calcutta. He worked with US based top fortune 500 companies like American Cyanamid, Abbott & Pfizer for more than 25 years at various key positions. His experience includes international acquisitions and mergers of these renowned MNCs.

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Amit Rana

Senior Manager

Corporate Resource Centre (For all programs SIP & Placements)
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Dr. Dhirendra Singh Parihar



Corporate Resource Centre (For all programs SIP & Placements)
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Dr. Dhirendra Singh Parihar
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