National Institute Of Technology,Kurukshetra

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Training & Placement Cell

National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra

 

 

Preamble

The purpose of the Placement/Internship guideline is to define the overall structure & process of the Placement and Internship drive facilitated by Training & Placement cell (T&P Cell) and to structure the roles & responsibilities of the students.

The Guideline will ensure that-

  • The PCC/ICC members and students work according to the defined processes to achieve the common objective.
  • All eligible students shall get the fair opportunity to participate in the Placement/Internship drive.

 

Guidelines

The T&P Cell will follow the below mentioned guideline for the smooth conduct of the campus Internship and Placement drive. The students must go through the guidelines before participating in the process.

 

UG/PG Placement Guidelines

  1. The academic credentials of the students will be verified from the Academic Section by the T&P office. In case, the final result of an organization is awaited, the shortlisted students shall continue to be eligible in the upcoming companies. Once the awaited result is received, the selected students will not be allowed to appear further in the ongoing the recruitment process of any organization. Note that, submission of fake details/credentials, shall lead to the permanently debar of the student from the placement drive.
  2. The T&P Cell shall follow One Person, One Job Policy, however, the second round of placements of any branch will commence only after 80% of the eligible students get placed in the respective branch (excluding the bonus companies). The placed students will be eligible for the second round only if the CTC offered is greater than the initial offer. Additionally, the eligible students must give an undertaking to T&P cell that, in case they get 2nd offer, their first offer should be dissolved with the immediate effect. The same information will be communicated to the concerned organization through T&P Cell.
  3. If a student gets placed in a bonus company, he/she will be eligible for the ongoing and further rounds of placement drive but would not be eligible for any other bonus companies.
  4. The students having one job offer, are eligible to appear in PSUs only if 40% of the eligible students of the respective branch have already been placed. If the first offer is in a PSU, then he/she will not be eligible for any other organization including PSUs in the ongoing and further round(s) of placement drive.
  5. Students with two job opportunities (excluding bonus company) will not be allowed to participate for any other placement including PSU’s.
  6. In case, at any stage the T&P cell is involved (immaterial to the extent of participation of the T&P cell), in any placement process, it will be considered as on-campus placement drive and the T&P cell guidelines will be applicable on that process.
  7. It is mandatory for the shortlisted students to attend the Pre-Placement Talk (PPT) delivered by the company representatives. In case the shortlisting has not been provided, all the students who have given expression of interest have to attend the PPT of the company.
  8. T&P Office will allow Pool-Campus Drives only with other Institutes of Repute.

UG/PG Internship Guidelines

The following guidelines will be applicable to the UG and PG students appearing for the internship drive. 

  1. The academic credentials of the students will be verified from the Academic Section by the T&P office. Any manipulations or alterations, will permanently debar the student from the internship drive.
  2. As per the revised curriculum, the UG students shall be undergoing Internship/Industrial training/Project work in their 6th semester. The students must go through the UG Internship handbook (Uploaded on the Institute website under Training and Placement) for detailed understanding of the same before participating in the internship drive.
  3. The T&P cell shall follow one person, one internship policy for the UG students, however, Internship offer will be considered equivalent to job offer for the PG students.
  4. All Pre-Placement Offers extended to students, by any organization, have to be immediately reported to the T&P cell by the student. The students who will accept the PPO shall be eligible for the second round on-campus placement process. However, for PSU, kindly refer the UG/PG Placement Guidelines (clause 4 &5).
  5. In case any students is not interested to accept the PPO, he/she will write an application/mail to the T&P office ( tnpoffice@nitkkr.ac.in )  stating proper justification of the refusal of the PPO offer within 10 days from the date of receiving the offer. Same information will be conveyed to the company official by T&P cell. After 10 days, the PPO shall be considered automatically accepted and T&P cell guidelines will be applicable on the same.
  6. In case, at any stage the T&P cell is involved (immaterial to the extent of participation of the T&P cell), in any internship process, that Internship will be considered as on-campus and the T&P cell guidelines will be applicable on that process.

PCC/ICC Members Guidelines

Following are the guidelines for the PCC/ICC student members and they are advised to strictly adhere to it -

  1. The PCC members will duly inform the T&P Office about the companies contacted by them to avoid unnecessary involvement of other PCC members concerning the same company.
  2. The PCC/ICC member will use the email id at Nitkkr domain for any communication with company officials.
  3. The invitation mail to the organization shall be sent by the T&P cell team only. On receiving the JNF/INF, the SPOC (Single Point of Contact) will be assigned by faculty in charge from the list of PCC/ICC members. The SPOC will discuss the JNF/INF form with the TPO before taking the process ahead.
  4. The Expression of Interest of the students will be collected, sorted and verified by the PCC/ICC members of the concerned branch and the final list will be sent to the company officials by the SPOC through T&P Cell for further process.
  5. All the permissions including those concerning the Guest House, CCN, Senate, Girls’ Hostel etc. must be taken in advance.
  6. In case any organization requests the shortlisted candidates to visit their location for the final round, necessary arrangements including the transport, accommodation etc. if possible will be managed by the concerned PCC member. The PCC member may accompany the students to the asked location.
  7. All the PCC/ICC members must be properly dressed inside the T&P cell.
  8. The PCC/ICC members will provide separate attendance records of registered/shortlisted students appearing for the PPT, tests, group discussions and interviews to the T&P Office within 2 days after completing the process.
  9. The PCC/ICC members must ensure that the online tests are conducted in a fair and smooth manner.
  10. The concerned PCC/ICC members will take the feedback from the company officials at the end of the recruitment process and submit the same along with their feedback about the company in T&P cell within 2 days. The company handled by PCC/ICC member will be concluded, once he/she share the selected student’s details and feedback form with T&P cell in the prescribed format.
  11. The PCC members will share the list of candidates, who are not participating in any recruitment process in the end of 7th semester so that T&P cell can interact with these students and provide counseling if required.

Withdrawal Procedure

  1. It is presumed that students would apply for a position after careful consideration of all the relevant aspects. Hence the students who have given their expression of interest for the Internship/Placement drive are bound to attend PPT (Pre Placement Talk) of the company, failing to which the student will be considered as absent and will not be allowed to participate in further ongoing process of the company.
  2. The student can withdraw from the company only after attending the PPT. If a student does not appear for selection process after attending PPT, he/she is deemed to have withdrawn from the process. Once the selection procedure has started, students cannot withdraw at any stage. Only in very exceptional circumstances, shall a student be permitted to withdraw from the selection procedure, after the due permission of T&P Cell.

 

Discipline

  1. A student who applies for any job/ internship position is bound to go through the PPT process.
  2. Any student who withdraws deliberately in the midst of a selection process will be considered as a case of absenteeism.
  3. Late comers for PPT/Test/GD/Interviews may be ostracized from appearing for the further process unless previously intimated to T&P cell via email (at least 3 hours prior to the process). Non-intimation will count as absenteeism.
  4. Absenteeism: A student not attending the PPT or abandoning the selection process will be deemed as absent. Absenteeism anytime will lead to suspension of student. The decision of revocation of student account will rest solely with Dean I&IR.
  5. Students should maintain discipline and decorum in every action they take during the placement process. Any student found violating any rules of general ethics and etiquette as deemed by the institute or defaming the Institute will be debarred from the placement process for the entire placement season.
  6. Students found cheating or misbehaving during the selection process (PPT/Test/GD/Interview) will be debarred from the placement process. Any kind of misbehavior by the student will lead to debarment of the student from any further placement activity.
  7. During online test, students should ensure that email or any other communication client (other than the one prescribed by the recruiter) is not active in their Computer/laptop during the test.
  8. Mobile phones are not allowed inside T&P Cell during the online/written test.
  9. Students must be formally dressed whenever they participate in any sort of interaction with a company. T&P Cell reserves the right to restrict or prohibit the use of any accessory that it finds improper for the drive.
  10. Students must carry their Institute Identity cards at all times during the placement/Internship process. Impersonation will lead to debarment from placement, and further action may be pursued at the Dean (I&IR) level.
  11. If a company has approached the T&P Cell or is in the process of approaching the T&P for placements, no student shall approach any of these companies on their own, except through T&P Cell.

 

 

Conclusion

  1. T&P Cell shall aim to facilitate placement/internship drive for all students. Placement is a privilege extended to the students not a right.
  2. The Guideline are framed to ensure equality and fairness of opportunity to all the students. All students who opt for placement/Internship through the T&P shall abide by the guidelines prescribed herein above.
  3. Any breach of rules specified above by any student, shall be taken up seriously by the T&P Cell, who in turn will view the matter and take action against the student, as it may deem fit.
  4. If, in the judgment of the T&P Cell Team, a student has behaved in a manner unbecoming of a graduate of the institute, the T&P Cell team would be free to impose a suitable penalty to the extent of withdrawing further placement assistance to the concerned student and taking other action as necessary.
  5. The Dean Industry & International Relations, reserves the right of modifying any or all of the above norms and/or stipulating additional norms for placement and Internship which, in its judgment and discretion, are likely to benefit the students, immediately or in the future.
  6. Final authority in case of any dispute would be the Dean (I&IR) and his decision will be final.

 

NIT Kurukshetra is one of the premier technical institutes of the country. Founded in 1963 as Regional Engineering College Kurukshetra, the institute was rechristened as National Institute of Technology on June 26, 2002.