St. Mira's College For Girls, Pune

Autonomous - Affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University

Re-accredited by NAAC 'A' Grade (Third Cycle June 2017)

Awarded: Best College-SPPU (2002); , UGC-CPE (2005), UGC-CPE (2010)

PLACEMENTS


Introduction

St. Mira’s College has an active Placement Cell. The cell facilitates as a coordinating body between the industry and students. Pre-placement as well as placement internship is arranged for eligible students through this cell.

The raison d'êtreof an institution is to assist its students in achieving their dreams of kick-starting a successful career in a challenging and ever-diversifying industry.

The Placement Office enables students to explore the world of employment and new career avenues. It also helps students in career planning through counseling wherein they gather information about themselves in terms of their interests, aptitudes, and abilities so that they can choose their career more effectively. The focus of the Placement Office is also on the professional development of the students by training them in employability skills such as resume building, group discussion, and interview skills which in turn helps the students to move into the desired occupation and/or apply to prestigious postgraduate and professional schools.

The Placement Office takes the initiative to explore new career avenues for graduates and postgraduates through visits to new companies and unexplored sectors. Campus recruitments are organized every year.

The selection process generally starts with a pre-placement talk in which a firm/organization gives the students insights into the company profile, job profile, career path, CTC etc. This is followed by the actual selection process i.e., written test, group discussion, interview etc. The University has a state-of-the-art facility that makes campus recruitment a pleasant experience. Student placement representatives from each class are also present to provide assistance throughout the selection process.


Placement cell

Placement cell Hierarchy

Objective

  • To place the students at their areas of interest in organizations/institutes.
  • To develop a bridge between college and industries.
  • To guide the students for the development of soft skills.
  • To increase awareness amongst current students about placement
  • To create more opportunities and skill sets for students with the help of credit course.

Placement and Career Counseling Cell Activities - 2017

The Placement Cell of St. Mira’s College has been actively involved in bringing about a match between the requirements of various companies and the students’ interests, their abilities and potentials.

The success of the Placement Cell lies in placing the right candidates, in the right jobs, at the right time.

The first half of the academic year had many orientations, on-campus and off-campus placement drives.

Guest Lectures and Orientations

  • The Teach for India Fellowship Program is an opportunity for the youth to serve as full-time teachers to children from low-income communities in some of the nation’s most under-resourced schools. The placement cell in collaboration with the Department of English had organized an orientation on 7th August 2017for the students across all streams.
  • Edwise Overseas Education Consultants providessolutions for all international study needs. An orientation was organized on 12th September 2017 for the students across all streams where students of BA, BCom and BBA participated. 3 students, 1 from BCom and 2 from BA got an opportunity to participate in the Deakin interactive week to acquirea full scholarship for higher education at Deakin University, Australia. One of the students got selected for the 2nd round to be conducted in Delhi in June 2018.
  • The Naandi Foundation – Mahindra Pride School Skilling Project was introduced in St. Mira’s College for BBA, BCA, and B.Sc. (CS) students. Students participated in a soft skill training program with them.

Placement and Internship Drive

  • Intelligence Plus Pvt. Ltd. is an educational institute which offers internship programs and placement to graduates and undergraduates. Two of our SYBA and four of our BBA students got selected for the internship.
  • Just Being Centre provides mindfulness-based therapies. It offers internship programs and placement to graduates and undergraduates. Four of our students got selected for the internship out of which one student was offered a full-time job post completion of the TYBA examination.
  • Centre for Mental Health Services in collaboration with Teach for India, provides training and internship programs to graduate and undergraduate students. 12 SYBA students and 4 TYBA students got selected for the same.
  • Aninternship program was introduced for BA(History) and B.SC.(CS) students by the company Tick-links.
  • Placement drives of L&T Infotech,Mphasis,Deloitte, Cognizant,Syntel,and Adweb Software were conducted on-campus and off-campus.

Pre Placement Activities

  • Guest lectures, aptitude tests, Group discussions
  • Soft Skill training, Mock interviews.
  • Internet Facility for appearing mock aptitude tests is available to the students.
  • Approach companies for conducting placement drives.
  • Informing company background and job profile to the students.
  • Communicate with the HR Person of the companies.
  • Alumni association is a big assistance to the Placement cell.
  • Provide data base of the selected students to the companies .
  • Follow-up with the companies for joining formalities

Soft Skills

Every year Dr Soniya Chavan co-ordinates the 10 day long softskills programme for the final year students free of cost to prepare them for the working world. Professionals guide the students on positive thinking, communication skills, stress management, assertiveness, pronunciation, group discussions, interviews, presentation skills, power dressing, building confidence, dining and business etiquettes to empower our students to take the world by storm.

Placement and Career Counseling Cell Activities - 2017

The Placement Cell of St. Mira’s College has been actively involved in bringing about a match between the requirements of various companies and the students’ interests, their abilities and potentials.

The success of the Placement Cell lies in placing the right candidates, in the right jobs, at the right time.

The first half of the academic year had many orientations, on-campus and off-campus placement drives.

Guest Lectures and Orientations

  • The Teach for India Fellowship Program is an opportunity for the youth to serve as full-time teachers to children from low-income communities in some of the nation’s most under-resourced schools. The placement cell in collaboration with the Department of English had organized an orientation on 7th August 2017for the students across all streams.
  • Edwise Overseas Education Consultants providessolutions for all international study needs. An orientation was organized on 12th September 2017 for the students across all streams where students of BA, BCom and BBA participated. 3 students, 1 from BCom and 2 from BA got an opportunity to participate in the Deakin interactive week to acquirea full scholarship for higher education at Deakin University, Australia. One of the students got selected for the 2nd round to be conducted in Delhi in June 2018.
  • The Naandi Foundation – Mahindra Pride School Skilling Project was introduced in St. Mira’s College for BBA, BCA, and B.Sc. (CS) students. Students participated in a soft skill training program with them.

Placement and Internship Drive

  • Intelligence Plus Pvt. Ltd. is an educational institute which offers internship programs and placement to graduates and undergraduates. Two of our SYBA and four of our BBA students got selected for the internship.
  • Just Being Centre provides mindfulness-based therapies. It offers internship programs and placement to graduates and undergraduates. Four of our students got selected for the internship out of which one student was offered a full-time job post completion of the TYBA examination.
  • Centre for Mental Health Services in collaboration with Teach for India, provides training and internship programs to graduate and undergraduate students. 12 SYBA students and 4 TYBA students got selected for the same.
  • Aninternship program was introduced for BA(History) and B.SC.(CS) students by the company Tick-links.
  • Placement drives of L&T Infotech,Mphasis,Deloitte, Cognizant,Syntel,and Adweb Software were conducted on-campus and off-campus.

Placement Sources

Alumni of the College

Personal Networking

College Reputation

Corporate Social Responsibility

Service Industry approaches

Industry HR Communication

Performance of Previous selected students in the company

Advertisements in the News Paper


Industry Connect

Amazon, KPMG, Concentrix,WIPRO placement drives.


Placement Activities

Soft Skills Session-II Interview Skills and Resume Writing

Another brilliant session on soft skills was conducted for group discussion and personal interview skills, along with personality grooming on Saturday, 8th September 2018, in collaboration with PIBM (Pune Institute of Business Management).

The session was conducted by Mr. Diniar Patel, the current managing editor with the Times of India, who not only captivated the student's minds with his knowledge but also incorporated fun into the session.

Equipping students with modern ways of presenting themselves and their resume for an interview, Mr. Patel gave various insights on requirements in today's times. The students were enlightened about the pathways to achieve the right kind of value addition to their profile. When it came to personality matters, Mr. Patel emphasized on having a persistent approach along with determined mindset.

He also highlighted the need of being aware of current affairs, knowing the game changers and encouraged the students to enhance their knowledge through reading.

This illuminating session imparted wisdom which enabled the students to evaluate their understanding of interview skills and improving their strategy for job interviews. The workshop was successful in educating the students on the formation of a strong base in the career of their choice.

Placement Cell-Soft Skill Development

The Placement Cell of St. Mira’s College organized a session on Soft-Skill Development on 1st September 2018.The topic for the session was,'How to ace an Aptitude Test'. The session was hosted by Mr. Vikrant Sukhtankar from PIBM (Pune Institute of Business Management) who has scored an unbelievable 99.5% three times in the CAT Exam.

The objective was to highlight the various logical applications and generalizations that are essential and often overlooked. It was attended by over 220 students from across the streams of BBA, BBA-CA, BSC (Computer Science), BA, and B.COM.

Emphasis was made on the competence level required in the job market today.'Curiosity', Mr. Sukhtankar explained, is what will give the answers to what students are looking for; thereby promoting creative thinking and thought process development among them.

Students enthusiastically look forward to the next session of this training to learn more and groom themselves further.

Placement Orientation (2018-19) by the St. Mira’s College Placement Cell

The placement cell of St. Mira’s College organized an orientation program on Tuesday 31st August 2018 from 10:30 am to 11:00 am in the auditorium for all TY students to make them aware of the placement cell activities and to introduce the current student placement representative from each department for the annual year 2018-19. As the outcome of the program, the students came to know about the student placement coordinator from their respective departments and their role in placement drives. They also got an idea of the various companies and jobs they can apply for.

Placement Cell Orientation - Akanksha Foundation

The Placement Cell of St. Mira’s College for Girls, Pune organized an orientation sessionconducted by Akanksha Foundation on Monday, 27th August 2018 from 11.30 am to 1.00 pm in the AV room. The students from BA, B.com, BBA, BBA (CA), BCS programs were part of the orientation. Around 50 students attended the orientation, of which 25 students were interested in the internship program offered by Akanksha Foundation.

The orientation was facilitated by Ms. Bhavana Diwedi. During the session, she explained the internship opportunity for the students. The students have to complete a minimum of 100 hours for being eligible for an internship letter. However, they can volunteer for less than 100 hours for the experience. The students also have an opportunity to be placed with one of the schools associated with Akanksha Foundation.

Our Recruiters

From Wipro global campus head – Rajeev Sing Kumar

“It was a very good experience for me and my team that visited St. Mira’s College. The students who appeared for our placement drive were very well prepared And the number of selects from your college was higher than the average number of selects that we do in a college in the country. They have good communication skills and attitude to learn new things which is most important for the IT Industry. The senior management at St. Mira’s College is extremely committed to Industry – Academia partnership and they provided all the support for identifying best talent for Wipro. Overall a forward looking Institution.  Wishing all the best for new horizons for St. Mira’s College for Girls.”

Mamta Chaudhary - B.SC.(CS) - 2016

Student Placement Year wise


Appreciations

Mamta Chaudhary - B.SC.(CS) - 2016


TCS-AIP 2018-19

St. Mira’s College faculty participating in the TCS-AIP 2018-19

St. Mira’s College has signed a MoU with TCS (Tata Consultancy Services) for an AIP (Academic Interface Program). The objective of the program is to make the students corporate ready while still studying in college. This objective is met by training the college faculty and students on various industry-related domains like Banking, Insurance, F&A etc. In the year 2018-19 faculties from Commerce, Economics, Statistics and Mathematics attended a training program in retail analytics with TCS.

Academic Interface Program

We are very pleased to communicate that St. Mira’s College has just signed a MoU with TCS (Tata Consultancy Services) for an AIP (Academic Interface Program). TCS has been conducting the AIP program since 2010 across colleges in India and abroad. The objective of the program is to make the students corporate ready while still studying in college. This objective is met by training the college faculty and students on various industry-related domains like Banking, Insurance, F&A etc. We have 13 such domains. Mr. Balanarayan G, TCS BPS - Global Head AIP, guided the staff of St. Mira’s College to the AIP program.


Contact

Please refer this email id for placement for further communication,

placements@stmirascollegepune.edu.in