Roles of Training and Placement Committee
The Training and Placement Committee in a Pharmacy college plays a crucial role in bridging
the gap between the students and potential employers. Their primary responsibility is to
facilitate the successful placement of pharmacy students by coordinating various activities
and providing necessary support.
1. Industry Interaction:
Establish and maintain relationships with pharmaceutical companies, hospitals, research
institutions, and other relevant organizations to facilitate collaborations and placement
opportunities for students.
2. Campus Recruitment:
Coordinate and organize campus recruitment drives, inviting companies to visit the college
and conduct recruitment processes such as written tests, group discussions, and interviews
for the students.
3. Placement Preparation:
Conduct training sessions and workshops to enhance students' skills in areas such as resume
writing, interview techniques, communication skills, and overall personality development.
4. Internship Opportunities:
Facilitate and coordinate internships for Pharmacy students in reputed pharmaceutical
companies, research institutions, hospitals, and other relevant organizations to provide
practical exposure and industry experience.
5. Student Database Management:
Maintain an updated database of all the Pharmacy students, including their academic records,
skill sets, and other relevant information, to effectively match their profiles with
suitable job opportunities.
6. Career Guidance:
Provide individual career counseling and guidance to students, helping them explore various
career paths within the pharmaceutical industry and make informed decisions about their
7. Placement Drives and Events:
Organize placement drives, job fairs, and industry-specific events to connect students
directly with potential employers and create networking opportunities.
8. Alumni Network:
Establish and maintain an alumni network to leverage their expertise and industry connections
for the benefit of current students. Alumni can be invited as guest speakers, mentors, or
9. Industry Collaborations:
Collaborate with pharmaceutical companies and research institutions for research projects,
industrial training programs, and other industry-academia initiatives, fostering a strong
bond between the college and the industry.
10. Placement Records and Reports:
Maintain records of placement statistics, including the number of students placed, salary
packages offered, and company-wise placement data. Generate reports for internal analysis
and to showcase the college's placement track record to potential recruiters.
11. Continuous Improvement:
Stay updated with the latest industry trends, job requirements, and regulatory changes in the
pharmaceutical sector. Continuously assess and enhance the placement policies, strategies,
and programs to ensure students are well-prepared for the evolving job market.