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Changing Approaches in Campus Placements: A New Futuristic Model

Aithal, Sreeramana and Shenoy, Varun (2016): Changing Approaches in Campus Placements: A New Futuristic Model.

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Abstract

The success of higher education is measured in olden days by determining the level of knowledge and skills the students gained during that period. But as time progress, the phenomena of globalization and large quantity of job creation in Information Technology industries changed the scenario in such a way that new model of higher education is seen which consists of providing campus placement as a final part of their higher education service. Recently, providing campus placement to successful students is considered as institutional obligation and institutions are ranked based on number of successful job placement provided in the campus for a given year along with the average salary offered. But as time progress, the model of campus placement is going to change and it is predicted that industries are thinking of adopting new model of placement through online. In this new model called “Online-oriented industry placement model”, students have to study various companies of their choice in different countries, and study their business models along with suggesting solutions to their problems and business expansion opportunities with students/applicants promise of individual contribution to the company. If company executives realise that the candidate is suitable for their organization they may offer competitive job but sustainability is a function of candidate’s contribution to organizational challenge and his individual continuation to group productivity. The paper contains the details on this new proposed model and strategy to be followed by the student to get good challenging job offers from reputed international companies and hard and smart work he/she has to perform for his/her sustainability and growth in the organization. The paper also contains advantages, benefits, constraints, and disadvantages of such online student centric placement model.

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