Placemet Policy

Zeal Education

Placement is a benchmark of the performance of any Management Institute and it depicts the success and the growth of the institution. As there are large numbers of management colleges coming up in the state of Maharashtra as well as in the country, the competition for employment is increasing every day and the job of the placement cell is becoming a challenging one. The Training and Placement Cell of Zeal Institute of Business Administration, Computer Application and Research (ZIBACAR) understands this fact and plays a vital role in achieving cent percent placement for the students who are admitted to the institute.

The activities performed by Training and Placement cell of ZIBACAR are mentioned below:-

  • To arrange Winter/Summer industrial training for MBA students.
  • To arrange 06 months industrial training for MCA students.
  • To organize trainings to suit various needs of the industry.
  • To organize career counseling session for the students to help them to choose appropriate specialization and career path.
  • To organize HR meets regularly to understand the industry requirements.
  • To organize the industrial visits to provide the insight about the corporate worlds to the students.
  • To invite various companies of high repute for campus recruitment.

The Objective of the placement cell is to facilitate the process of placement and ensure that each

eligible student gets an opportunity to face an Interview.

The institute has established a Training and Placement Cell since its inception and it is a regular activity of the Institute to cater to the needs of Industry and end users by providing trained, employable and job ready professionals. The endeavor of the Placement cell is to ensure 100% placement assistance to all the students. To achieve this well designed hierarchical structure has been set shown in the figure below.


 Job and responsibilities of a Training and Placement Officer (TPO)

In order to facilitate this activity a TPO officer is appointed for the smooth functioning of the cell. Institution has also formulated specific guidelines for T&P to boost the placement of professionals. The TPO makes consistent efforts to establish linkages with Industries and rapport with institutes of higher learning. The TPO visits regularly to Industries and other Institutes to explore the requirement of employees and trainees. Subsequently TPO arranges frequent meetings of the HR and employees of other Institutes on the Campus for direct interviews with the students.

The TPO councils the aspiring and deserving candidates for designing a precise and relevant resume or CV. The students are also equipped with professional skills, soft skills, language skills, verbal and non-verbal communication skills, interview technique etc. Besides, Institute adopts all possible measures to train the students to become employable and job ready. In order to achieve desired results, the TPO also designs, implements and amends the policies related to placements.

Job and responsibilities of Placement coordinators (Faculty)

– To act as a facilitator & counselor, along with TPO.

– To maintain data of the students in a proper format, in consultation with TPO.

– To issue the placement activities and drive related notices, in consultation with TPO.

– To maintain all the placement related documents, in consultation with TPO.

– To conduct job-placement activities (in-campus and off-campus), in consultation with TPO.

Job and responsibilities of Placement coordinators (Students –MBA and MCA)

The Cell is assisted by student placement coordinators selected from the batch ready for placements and their responsibilities are mentioned below:-

-To act as a liaison between the Company & the students applying for the Job.

-To initiate the communication with the corporate for placements, projects, career guidance,

Industrial visits, HR meet etc.

-To ensure that the data of the students is filled in a proper format.

-To contact the Companies and follow-up with them to ensure that they are aware of the Institute,

the profiles of students.

-To record details of companies to be invited for placement.

Procedure: Selecting the Student Coordinators

Step I  – Notice regarding vacancy will be displayed on the notice board on yearly basis.

Step II – Preliminary Interview of the students who have applied will be conducted by the

Placement Coordinator/Head of the Department/Director/Any Designated Authority.

Step III – Announcement of the selected names for the student coordinator and Team Members.

Required Skills – for Student Coordinators

– Convincing power

– Good Communication skills

– Capacity of coordination

– Good academic background

– Presentable

-Willing to devote time for the placement activities

Eligibility Criteria

Students will be eligible for participating in the placement process on the following grounds:-

  • Students secured attendance 85% & above.
  • The students have cleared all tuition fee dues.

Students will not be eligible for participating in the placement process on the following grounds:-

Students who have opted out of the placement process. Such students need to submit an undertaking mentioning their decision of not participating in placement process, along with the justification.


  1. Send invitation and documents containing the relevant information to the companies.
  2. Companies/organization will send their consent to participate in the process along with expected profiles.
  3. The details are made available to the students via Notice Board.
  4. Suitable dates for Pre-Placement Talk (PPT from here on) will be decided after discussions between the company and the Placement Cell.
  5. After confirmation from the company, students are notified for the PPT date.
  6. The company visits campus and conducts its PPT.
  7. The company may also, if interested, conduct selections for Summer Internships of the first year students on the same day.
  8. Standard format should be maintained for all the companies for the purpose of declaration of the names of selected students.

Pre-Placement Activities

Following are the Pre-Placement activities that need to be done by the Student Coordinators under the guidance of TPO:-

  • A list of Companies / Organizations with Address, contact details, concerned HR person etc. to be maintained.
  • Preparation of a Placement write-up / Brochure.
  • An invitation letter that is to be sent to the Company / Organizations.
  • A Corporate presentation.
  • Record of calls made to the Companies / Organizations should be maintained on daily basis.

Planning Activities

  • A standard format of Resume is to be given to the students for Resume Preparation
  • Placements can be done on a rolling/weekly/fortnightly basis depending upon the no. of companies registered for campus recruitment.
  • The Placement Cell allots a date to the company as per the ranking by the students.
  • The company is ranked on the basis of following parameters:
    1. Job profile and growth prospects.
    2. The package being offered by the company.
    3. Past record of recruitment.
    4. Feedback from the students regarding the company.
  • The placement cell needs to follow-up with the companies regarding the finalization of the dates.
  • The company can confirm or negotiate the dates with the placement cell.
  • Resumes of the interested students (if required) are made available to the companies for the purpose of short listing.
  • The list of short listed students is mailed to the Placement Cell prior to the campus selection date.

During the Placement

  1. Companies visit the campus on the given date and conduct the written technical/aptitude test, group discussion/personal interview as a part of their selection procedure.
  2. The company is required to furnish the final list of selected students as soon as possible after the final completion of procedure.
  3. The selected students may or may not be allowed to sit in for further job interviews as per the Placement Policy of the institute.
  • The student coordinators should make necessary arrangement for the company official visiting the campus for selection.

Post-placement Activities

  1. The Placement Coordinator has to follow up with the concerned person in the respective company to get the Appointment Letter of the selected candidates at the earliest along with their joining date.
  2. The Placement Coordinator must take feedback about the standard of the students at the institute and any suggestion for the improvement.
  3. The Placement Coordinator must intermittently take the feedback about the performance of the students who have joined their organization.

General Conditions

  1. The role of the Placement Cell is of a facilitator and counselor for placement related activities.
  2. Once the student accepts the offer given by the company, he/she will be out of the placement activity.
  3. In case a student appears for two or more companies on a particular day then he/she will be considered selected in the company which first comes out with the final selection list and he/she will be out of the placement process of the other companies.
  4. In case of parallel recruitment procedures of two or more companies, if an unavoidable case of clash of procedures arise then a student may be asked to choose between the companies and hence can only continue in the procedure with the selected company. No change in decision in this regard will be accepted in any case after advancement in the selection procedure from that point.
  5. Any issues to be discussed should be forwarded to the respective Placement Coordinator and it is his/her responsibility to take it up with the Placement Cell.
  6. If market situation and job scenario necessitates a revision in the Placement Policy, it will be done in a manner so as to maximize the benefit to the student community as a whole.
  7. All placements related communication will be done through notices that are displayed on the placement notice board.
  8. Each student shall be eligible for only one offer.

Debar from the placement activity

The Student will be debarred if any of the below mentioned is true:

  1. Student registers to attend a company’s interview and on the day of interview doesn’t turn up.
  2. If there is a misbehavior / indiscipline on the part of the student during the interview process.
  3. Student does not accept the offer made by the Company.

Pending Pre-Placement Interview Offer

  • A student in case of pending Pre-Placement Interview Offer is eligible to participate in the placement process.

Pre-placement offer

  • Students having a Pre-Placement Offer from a company must inform the Placement Cell about the acceptance or rejection before the placement process begins. In case, any student doesn’t inform the placement Cell about the same, he / she will be considered to have accepted the offer and will be debarred from the further placement activity.
  • In case if the student accepts the pre-placement offer, he will be out of the placement activity

Code of Conduct

  1. Students must be punctual in reporting to the company for the recruitment process.
  2. Students should not discuss any points (Package, Job profile, Location etc) at the time of interview. Any such queries should be discussed with the Placement Coordinator.
  3. It is expected that students prepare a file, in hard copy, of all their academic records while appearing for campus recruitment process.
  4. Candidates should always carry 4 copies of their resume (as per the college format) and 2 passport size photographs for the GD/Interview of a company.
  5. Student misbehaving in any manner with staff of Training and Placement Cell and student coordinators will be debarred from Placement.
  6. Students must keep their Identity Card with them at the time of PPT/Test/Group Discussion/ Interviews, and produce the same when demanded by visiting team or their Coordinators.
  7. Students are not allowed to use mobile phones in the vicinity of a company official and also are forbidden to carry the question paper out of the examination hall after the written exam.
  8. Students are expected to maintain decorum in all interactions with company officials such as PPT, written exam and so on.
  9. Students should reach for PPT/Test/Group Discussion/Interviews on time. Also, Students will not be allowed to leave the Hall before the PPT is completely finished.
  10. Any student found violating this will be liable to disciplinary action.
  11. It is compulsory for every interested candidate to attend the Pre-Placement Talk of a company in formals for which he / she has applied otherwise he / she will not be allowed to sit in the placement process of that company.
  12. No student will directly contact any company official for any purpose. This includes forwarding of resumes for consideration, opportunities of Internships/Dissertations etc.
  13. All communication should be channelized through Placement Cell.
  14. Students are also advised to keep a watch on the Notice Boards
  15. Under no circumstances should a student negotiate with a company executive about CTC offered during the course of the selection process. Any student violating this norm will be liable to strict disciplinary action.
  16. It is mandatory for students to be appropriately dresses for the pre-placement talks and interviews as mentioned below:-

For Boys

  1. Full sleeves formal shirt with formal plain trousers
  2. College suit and tie (mandatory)
  3. Neatly polished black shoes

For Girls

  1. Full sleeves formal shirt with formal plain trousers
  2. College suit
  3. Formal Shoes

Note: The policy is subject to change at a later stage at the discretion of the Placement Cell. The

           changes made, if any, at a later stage will be notified to all concern.

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