Audyogik Shikshan Mandal (ASM) Group of Institutes, Pune is in process of placing close to 15 MBA/PGDM students in well renowned IT / Insurance companies even as the lockdown continues. Around 7 students have been placed and another 6 to 7 students are in the last stage of discussions. Another 30 students have appeared for interviews. Virtual Interviews were taken by HR Managers using technology tools like zoom, chime, etc., who also provided offer letters to the students. ASM Group managed to bring more than 6 companies for Virtual Internship, work from home and 16 students got selected and with many more in the pipeline.
Speaking on the occasion ASM Chairman Dr. Sandeep Pachpande said, “We are absolutely delighted at our students being placed and believe that nothing can stop us from carrying out our responsibilities as educationists even during a lockdown situation. We have taken to using technological tools like zoom, Google classrooms, Microsoft Teams and other social media tools for communications. This ensures that academics of students are not affected.”
“This pandemic has not stopped our Corporate and Placement Teams from putting their best foot forward. In these challenging times, our teams have collaborated with leading companies and ensured our students get recruited; which has made us incredibly proud,” added Dr. Pachpande.
All this comes at a time when the whole world is under lockdown due to Covid 19. Most companies are cutting salaries, job loss, and most firms are looking at negative growth. India’s GDP is expected to come down to 1.5% due to extreme recession.
Given the current recessionary trends, ASM Group has still managed to record excellent placement results with over 100 students placed in top corporates in just a week at the start of this year’s placements. Even in these recessionary times, a student has managed to get a salary of 12 lac pa.
ASM has an incredible track record of student placements across sectors like BFSI, IT/ITES, FMCG, Engineering, Automotive, Hospitality, E-Commerce among others. In line with their excellent offering to students in terms of academic and placements, ASM Group was recently awarded the prestigious ‘Most Preferred B-school offering employability skills for placements at the ASSOCHAM’s 13th Higher Education Skills & Livelihood Conclave 2020 held recently in New Delhi.
ASM IBMR has presently tie-ups with globally renowned institutes like Harvard Business school online and IIMBx initiative of IIM Bangalore, and top corporates like IBM, SAP, AWS & Automation anywhere. This helps MBA/PGDM students to secure cutting edge in-demand certification from these reputed institutes and corporates, thus brightening their job prospects by making them employable and industry-ready.