Campus Interviews – Gateway to Future

  • V Usha Assistant Professor, Department of English, Guru Nanak College (Autonomous), Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • L R S Kalanithi Associate Professor & Research Supervisor, Department of English, Guru Nanak College (Autonomous), Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Campus Interviews, Language Acquisition, Career for Sustenance, Pre-Placement Talk, ‘entrevue’, Recruitment Process, Topnotch MNCs, Continuum

Abstract

Education paves way to sustain human life. Its chief focus is to teach the human values, develop Education paves way to sustain human life. Its chief focus is to teach the human values, developintellect, emotions, empathy, extricate opportunities to rise to the occasion and contribute to theoverall growth of the society. Ultimately this should provide an individual, an all-round developmentt o observe, understand and to be a part of the larger community. This education is obtained formally, non-formally and informally. Informal learning occursin a variety ofplaces, such as athome, work and through daily interactions and shared relationships among members of society. For many learners, this includes language acquisition, cultural medians and manners. Formal learningis commonly divided into different stages such as Pre-School, Elementary School, High School, Higher Secondary School and then College/University orApprenticeship through various industries.The School Education systemin India has 4 distinct levels such as Lower Primary (ages 6-10) Upper Primary (age 11 & 12) High (13 – 15) and Higher Secondary (17 &18). Then we have the Tertiary Education which is the threshold to employment. This Tertiary level includes 3 years of Under Graduation and 2 years of Post-Graduation and then Research Activities which are optional.

All these lay foundation to one’s career for sustenance or “Survival of the Fittest” as told by theAll these lay foundation to one’s career for sustenance or “Survival of the Fittest” as told by the English Naturalist Charles Darwin (1809-1882) in his Origin of Species Theory. The college-level focused education in due course determines the career prospects of the young graduates.

After 1990s there is a paradigmatic shift in the employment in India, that instead of the candidates running helter-skelter for employment, the employers knock at the door of Higher Institutions. Campus Interviews bridge the gap between the Employers and the prospective Employees. In ourcontext, the final year UG/PG students are the Prospective Employees who are eligible for Campus Interviews. Campus Interviews offer final year UG/PG students a great opportunity to get a suit-able job during the course of their academic pursuits and provide them a secure future before the completion of their course itself. This process includes the various stages such as: Pre-Placement Talk, Aptitude Test, Technical Test, Group Discussion, HR Interview and Personal Interviews.

This paper purports the role of various Employing Agencies who consistently contact the colleges/Universities through Campus Interviews to select their prospective employees. Also it brings tolimelight the various top notch companies in Chennai which absorb the creamy layer among theeligible students.

Published
2019-10-01
How to Cite
Usha, V., & Kalanithi, L. R. S. (2019). Campus Interviews – Gateway to Future. Shanlax International Journal of Arts, Science and Humanities, 7(2), 65-69. https://doi.org/10.34293/sijash.v7i2.648
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