Srinagar: Central University of Kashmir (CUK) on Tuesday inaugurated training cum placement drive under GoI sponsored project UDAAN.
The programme organized by the varsity’s Central Placement Cell was held in collaboration with Experis IT and was inaugurated by Vice-Chancellor of the varsity Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir at its Nowgam-I Academic Block.
Addressing the aspirants the Vice-Chancellor asked them to work with utmost commitment and dedication after placement. “I am sure that you will prove your mettle after getting placement in the companies,” Prof. Mehraj ud Din remarked. He informed the guests that the students studying in the Central University of Kashmir and other higher educational institutions are extremely talented. “Our students just need an opportunity to showcase their talent and once they get it they not only realize their dream of reaching to the top echelons, but also build the stature of the organization they work for,” he added. Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir wished best to the job aspirants.
Speaking on the occasion, Registrar, Prof. Muhammad Afzal Zargar, said the objective of the CUK is not only to impart quality teaching to the students, but also to help them in getting placement in different nationals and multinationals across the country.
Prof. Zargar said that such drives would be held regularly in the university to ensure that the pass outs are given the placement opportunity.
Controller of Examinations, Dr. Nazir Ahmad Gilkar said that there should be close synergy between the university and industry and other corporate so that the students get an opportunity to work outside the State. “Working in different organizations outside the State will widen the horizon of the students and they will also inculcate the work culture adopted in these institutions,” he said.
Chief Placement Officer, Dr. Fayaz Ahmad Nikka, while welcoming the guests, gave a detailed account about the placement drive. He said the candidates selected during this drive would be given on the spot offer letters and would join the companies after completing their training period.
Dr. Nikka said the aim of holding the drive is to give opportunity to the students intending to work outside the J&K and contribute, not only towards the development of the country, but of the world as a whole.
Project Head Experis IT, Mr Vinay Gupta, also spoke on the occasion and thanked the Vice-Chancellor for providing the platform to select the students for different companies.