Companies Recruit at KU, Business School


SRINAGAR – The Business School, University of Kashmir is currently abuzz with campus placements. Leading corporate houses of India have visited the Business School and conducted campus recruitment.

Today, Standard Chartered Bank, Delhi, one of the globally renowned financial companies conducted personal interview of the shortlisted candidate’s through video conferencing. On 2nd. November 2012, a team of senior officials of Godrej & Boyce India Ltd, Mumbai, visited the campus for recruitment. The team consisted of Mr. Cavas Dumasia (Vice President), Ms. Reena Lakra (Deputy General Manager Recruitment) and Ms. Purnima (Associate Chief Manager). The Mr.Cavas Dumasia (VP), Godrej & Boyce, while interacting with the students, stressed on the fact that Godrej has established high standards for recruitment and acknowledged the that the Business School has a rich talent pool and that is why Godrej is recruiting here.

Four  students were recruited from the campus, one of them on wait list. The campus recruitment of Godrej was followed by the visit of senior executive’s of Saint Gobain, Chennai. Saint Gobain is a multinational company and leading glass manufacturer. The recruitment process of Saint Gobain consisted of online test fallowed by personal interviews. Seven candidates were shortlisted for final selection. Senior team from Bajaj Allianz,Delhi, a leading insurance company, also visited the campus and recruited nine candidates.

While expressing  satisfaction over the campus placement of students in leading national and multinational companies, The Vice Chancellor Professor Talat Ahmad  said that in today’s competitive business environment, Business Schools have to develop a strong corporate interface and placement office is a vital link that connects the Business Schools with the Industry and vice versa.

The Vice Chancellor acknowledged the fact that the University of Kashmir is gifted with bright and competent faculty and students who are working tirelessly to take this institution to new heights.  The Vice Chancellor stressed on the need to develop a synergized vision to achieve the ultimate goal of making the University of Kashmir globally renowned institution of knowledge and learning.

Prof. Shabir A Bhat, Director Business School said that all the stakeholders have a strong role to play for making education more contemporary and relevant to the requirements of the corporate world and society. He further said, “the university authorities are committed to providing better opportunities to the students and  make campus recruitment a permanent feature.

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