RGU conducts ‘campus placement and career counselling for civil services’ workshop

RONO HILLS, Mar 2: A one day workshop on ‘Campus placement and career counselling for civil services’ was organized at the Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) campus jointly by the placement cell and career counselling cell of the RGU on Monday to create awareness about campus placement and provide career counselling for civil service aspirants among the varsity students.
Around 570 students participated in the programme, including students from the NERIST, NIT Yupia and Government College Doimukh.
Inaugurating the programme, RGU Vice Chancellor Prof Saket Kushwaha emphasized on the importance of placement activities and career counselling centres in the university. He urged upon the university community to make the university number one in producing quality students to enable them to get good placements and to be absorbed in the job market.
He also released the placement bulletin for the year 2019-20 published by the placement cell, RGU. He also emphasized on organizing such workshops in every quarter of the year henceforth.
The vice chancellor also said that the university is aware of the pain of the students who don’t know the track where they are supposed to go after completion of their respective degrees and what are their way forwards, and suggested the students to do SWOT (Strength, weakness, opportunity, and threat) analysis, so that they can know their weaknesses and can work on it.
He assured to make the university’s civil service and NET coaching programmes more visible in coming days.
RGU Pro Vice-Chancellor Prof Amitava Mitra highlighted the background of the establishment of placement cell in RGU and informed about the role played by each and every department of the university. Earlier Programme Director and Placement Cell Professor-in-Charge, Prof Tasi Kaye appraised on the main purpose of the programme.
Resource person Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Limited (BCPL), Dibrugarh General Manager (HR), Asit Das delivered a lecture on importance of campus placement and how to build up a better personality. He discussed about how companies are turning towards higher education institution to tap best human resources.
Senior Consultant of Khan Study Group (KSG) institute for IAS coaching, New Delhi, Dr Raza Hamid motivated the students to focus more on civil service preparation during the second technical session of the workshop. He also dwelt on the role of coaching institutes towards moulding the aspirants’ mindset to go for civil services.
The placement officer of the university and assistant coordinator of the workshop, Dr Ashok Sharma also gave his inputs.