Placement Cell

Placement cell in the Department of Social Sciences is the hub of students counselling and Placement activities for all undergraduate students of the college. This cell helps our graduates to get good placement in nationalised banks, leading seed companies, agro-based industries, multinational companies, NGOs, various government sectors etc. It also facilitates students to pursue their higher education in India and abroad by conducting coaching classes, motivation lectures, mock group discussions and interview simulations. The placement cell enables our graduates to become employable and get employment. Further, the special programs to boost employability / Career opportunity among UG students.

  1. Induction Programme- First year students
  2. Career Guidance Workshop – All Second year students
  3. Aptitude Skill Development Program – All Third year students
  4. Soft Skills Development Program-All Final year students

Capacity Building Program for Students

A two day workshop on “Personality Development Programme” for final year B.Sc. (Agri) graduates was organized at Agricultural College and Research Institute (AC&RI), Eachangkottai, Thanjavur. The main objective of the Workshop was to familiarize participants with the emerging ideas and trends on how to develop personality to face the real world challenges ahead of them after their graduation. This workshop was organized for 2014-15 and 2015-16 batches in the following dates.

Batch Duration Programme
2014-15 Batch From 2 to 3 March, 2018 Personality Development Workshop
2015-16 Batch From 11 to 12 April, 2019 Personality Development Workshop
2017-18 Batch From 2 to 3 December, 2019 Aptitude Skill Development Workshop
All Batches 8 December, 2019 Career Guidance Workshop
2017-18 Batch 8 January, 2020 Group Discussion
2016-17 Batch From 28 to 29 January, 2020 Soft Skills Development Workshop
2016-17 Batch 18 February, 2020 Group Discussion

The following topics were covered during the Personality Development Program:

  1. Employability Skills
  2. Resume – Curtain Raiser
  3. CV Preparation
  4. Aptitude Setup
  5. Speed Maths
  6. Logical Thinking
  7. Analytical and Logical Reasoning
  8. Leadership Traits & Personality Grooming
  9. Team Work activity
  10. Leadership activity
  11. Stress Management
  12. Career Opportunities

Accomplishments

In 2014-15 batch, 22 students got placement in various agro-based companies like Tata Rallis, Mumbai; Dhan Foundation, Madurai; Tara Blooms, Coimbatore; Sri Sakthi Traders, Tiruppur; Samastha Microfinance Ltd., Coimbatore; Eyarkai velanmai, Erode and Kisan Agri Portal TNAU, Coimbatore through campus interview. Twelve students have joined higher studies in UAS, Dharwad, GB Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Uttarkahand; University of Horticultural Sciences, Bagalkot, Karnataka; Chandrasekar Azad University, Uttar Pradesh; Central Agricultural University, Manipur and Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

In 2015-16 batch, only one student Mr.S.Ligneshwar got selected and joined as Sales Trainee in Tata-Rallies and another student Mr. Sundaram got NABARD internship for establishing Mushroom unit as an entrepreneurial activity. Besides, 21 students are joined for the higher studies in agriculture in various Universities through ICAR-JRF exam and TNAU entrance exam.

Placement Cell officer:
Dr.V.Saravanakumar
Associate Professor (Agri. Economics)
Department of Social Science
Agricultural College and Research Institute
Eachangkottai, Thanjavur

E-Mail: sharanu2k@gmail.com
Mobile: 7010696262