How to prepare for Campus Placements?


Today most of the reputed firms carry out their recruitment programs through campus placements. Generally the campus placements are conducted through 3 main steps. The Written test, Group discussion, HR/Technical interview comprises under the same. The pattern of the recruitment process is decided by the HR personals and the management of the company. The students have to do well in these tests to get selected. They should develop necessary skill sets and knowledge to perform well in the same. The preparation for the written test and interview must be done well in advance. They should also be cautious on other aspects such as dress code, mannerisms etc.

Skills required for clearing Campus Placements

The candidate should possess analytical and logical skills to clear the entrance test. These skills are preferred because most of the firms include aptitude and reasoning questions in their written exam. Time management is also prerequisite to clear the written test carried out by the companies. Proficiency in English language is preferred as certain firms include grammar and comprehension test in their exam pattern. Leadership qualities are essential to do well in group discussion sessions. The candidate should be knowledgeable in current affairs to express relevant points related to the topic.  The candidate should be confident in facing the questions of the interview panel. They must show their interest towards the company in their responses. The candidate should be cool and calm while answering questions.

Preparation Plan for Campus Placements

The aspirant should prepare well before attending the selection process of the employing firm. They can go through the previous question papers of the recruiter to get an idea regarding structure and pattern of questions. They can prepare on the topics with the help of reference books or through internet. Books on aptitude and reasoning will help one to get trained so as to clear the written test. Books such as R.S Agarwal’s quantitative aptitude, Sakundala Devi’s puzzles etc will help one to do well in the test.

The candidate should also get updated with the current events happening across the world. This will help them in GD and in interview session.  For interview session they should get prepared with usual questions on self introduction, academic projects, reason for joining the company etc. The candidate can self rehearse before facing the interview panel. Coaching Centers will also help one to plan and prepare for campus placements. They guide and shape the attitude of the participants to face any competitive exams. Training on soft skills is also offered by coaching centers.



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One Response to “How to prepare for Campus Placements?”

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    Mechanical campus preparation.:

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