Bangalore University, has decided to open a full fledged Campus Placement Cell, to help the students to get the job while pursuing the degree courses.
Placement Cell will be headed by Prof M K Sridhar, the head of Canara Bank School of Management.
On 23 Nov 2013, university had conducted the interaction programme with representatives from various industries. Various associations like, FKCCI, CLICK, AWAKE, NASSCOM, BCIC and DICCI were present in the programme.
University, Vice-Chancellor, B Thimme Gowda said, "We have the highest quality of teachers with 3.75 lakh undergraduate students, but the employability of our graduates is low. Following this we have decided to restructure our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes."
"The problem with the majority of our students is the lack of communication and language skills. We are also aiming at solving that problem by introducing flexibility to the course and bringing in language and communication skills to make them more employable," said Gowda.
"Our main aim is to create the opportunities to the students to get the job. We are planning to setting up of full fledged campus Placement Cell. We want the industries support for this initiative," Gowda said.
VC requested the industry representatives to support the University by recruiting the BU graduates.