Career, Counselling and Placement


Convener : Dr Sudipa Pandit

The Placement Cell was formed in 2014 separately as per the recommendation of NAAC PEER Team with a motto to envisage the students for future career orientation. Before that the Cell was working in association with the Career Counselling Cell. Dr. Sudipa Pandit, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, is the Convener and the other members include :

  • Dr. Pradipta Mukherjee, Assistant Professor, Department of English
  • Dr. Srobonti Chattopadhyay, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics
  • Mr. Amit Mahato,Assistant Professor , Department of Zoology
  • Mr. Mihir Dam, Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics

2015 - Off Campus placement

The first interview of the students through the Placement Cell was off campus, with a private financial consultancy firm, “Value You”, located in Kolkata. The interview was conducted in their office where altogether eight Third-year students from VCFW appeared. Two members of the Placement Cell, Mihir Dam and Srobonti Chattopadhyay accompanied the students to the venue of the interview. However, though five students were selected, none of them accepted the offer as they found the terms and conditions unsuitable.

2016 - On campus placement

In 2016, the Tata Consultancy Service (TCS) conducted a campus placement programme in the VCFW College Campus. There had been three rounds. Almost a hundred students appeared in the first round, out of which total 18 of students qualified for the final round and finally 16 students were selected by TCS. The students joined the job after completion of  graduation. The starting salary was Rs. 10, 500/- + allowances.

Year 2017 - On campus placement

In the year 2017, all placement programmes conducted by the Placement Cell, VCFW were on campus.

Campus Interview by TCS
Tata Consultancy Service (TCS) conducted a campus recruitment programme in VCFW college campus in the month of January. There had been four rounds. One hundred and fifty students appeared in the first round MCQ test, out of which 17 students qualified for final round and 8 were selected. The selected students have received their appointment letter after successful completion of their final year of graduation. The offered salary is Rs.12000/- + allowances.

Vidyasagar College for Women, Campus Placement
Programme by Tata Consultancy Service (TCS)

Convenor of Placement Cell Addressing the Students
in the Campus Placement Programme by TCS

Members of Placement Cell During the Written Test
for Students as Part of the TCS Campus Placement Programme
Campus Interview by TECHNOSCOPE
Career guidance and recruitment programme was conducted by Technoscope, in VCFW college campus in the month of January. This programme included a seminar where the students were informed about the future openings in the perspective of job as well as higher studies.

Technoscope also held MCQ test for students where a total of 60 students appeared. Out of these 60 students Technoscope selected the top 10 candidates. These candidates were to appear for personal interview. Final results are yet to be announced.

Convenor, Placement Cell, VCFW at the Campus
Placement Programme by TECHNOSCOPE

Pre-Placement Talk at the Campus Placement
Programme by TECHNOSCOPE

A Placement Cell member during the Pre-Placement Talk
Campus Interview by NOBOUNDSTECH
Noboundstech, an IT company held a campus interview on 12th May, 2017. This programe involved one to one personal interview. About 30 students (only final year) appeared for the interview. The students had to prove their computer skill at the time of interview. Finally 4 students were selected and 4 more were in their panel. Offered salary was Rs. 6,000-8,000/- depending on performance.

Placement Interview by NOBOUNDSTECH

A Placement Cell member during the Campus
Seminar held
Placement cell has also organized a seminar in the month of February, 2017
Speaker :Dr. Abhijit Bhattarcharyya, Associate Professor and Assistant Dean of University of Arkansas Little Rock,USA
Topic : Opportunities for studying abroad for Indian students
Venue: VCFW Auditorium

Principal madam, teachers and more than 60 students were present in the seminar. Students were enlightened with the scope of higher studies, and how could they achieve their study abroad. Dr. Bhattarchayay also informed how the students can receive financial support for studying abroad. Students were interested and interacted with Dr, Bhattarchayay. This talk acted as a source of an immense inspiration for the students.

Dr. Abhijit Bhattacharyya with Principal, VCFW
at the Seminar

A Placement Cell Member, Faculty Members
and Students at the Seminar
Other Features:
Mode of Intimation to students: Students were notified well in advance for each placement programe and placement seminar by the notice in college website, college campus notice board as well as personally by the cell members.

Financial Assistance : College Authority had given financial support to conduct the programs successfully.

Meeting Records :
The Placement Cell holds regular meetings, especially before every event conducted by the cell.

Placement Cell is also trying to invite other corporate bodies and banks for conducting placement programmes in the College campus. Since the College has courses in Journalism and Mass Communications and Film Studies, the Placement Cell is also making an effort to invite some media houses so that students of the College can also get placed in these areas. The Placement Cell makes constant endeavour for the better future of the students.

A TCS official addressing the students

Members of Placement Cell and TCS Officials
in the Campus interview conducted by TCS

First Round Written Test of Campus Interview

Students at the session
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