Department of Corporate and Industry Relations (CIR)

Department Overview

Main activity of the department is campus placement and internship training. Training in soft skills is part of all the courses in various disciplines. Expert faculty members with rich industry exposure form the core team of CIR department in our campus.

CIR, one of the important centres of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, provides the students of the university with the best career opportunities by closely interacting with many of the corporate giants in India.

Faculty Details

Core Staff Details

Prof. N. N. Menon

M.A. (English), D.B.M., Diploma in Marketing
Centre Manager
(Learning & Development)

S. Mahesh

Sr. Manager
(Corporate Relations)
(Placement - Head)

Sarvamangala A

M.A. (English), B.Ed.
(Learning & Development)
Verbal & Communication

Harsha S. Vijayakumar

B.Tech. (ECE)
(Learning & Development)

P.R. Kannan

Administrative Executive

Akhil V V

M.B.A. (Information Systems), M.Sc. (Computer Science)
Administrative Executive

Training and Life Skills Development for Recruitment, Entrance Tests
and Higher Learning Initiatives.

Our graduates have been securing internships in renowned multinational and national companies in the domains of I.T., Management, Banking, Media, Commerce and Communication in India and abroad.

Excellent coverage and individual attention are unique privileges
earned which moulds a professional from a novice

Also, training sessions are being organised to prepare the students to face competitive exams like CAT, MAT etc. Training programme conducted at CIR covers the requirement of campus placement.

CIR is in constant touch with the corporate world to gather the latest requirements and suitably modify and fine tune the training programmes to match such requirement.

CIR also organises training programmes for the development of each and every student of Amrita Schools of Arts and Sciences in areas beyond academics, with a view to equipping them with the required skills that are indispensable in the corporate scenario. To achieve this end, CIR has developed in-house training programmes in the field of Aptitude training (which includes speed maths, logical reasoning, verbal & analytical skills) and Soft Skill development programmes to inculcate interpersonal skills, espirit-de-corps, group discussion skills, communication skills and personal interview techniques. The entire training programme is being carried out during the academic session itself.

Life Skills Development & Placement

CIR has been instrumental in facilitating these recruiters in conducting Pre-Placement Talks, Aptitude & Technical tests, Group Discussion and Interviews. CIR maintains a close rapport with various industrial firms for organising and coordinating industrial visits, in-plant training, internships and projects for the students.

CAT, MAT, CPT, IPCC, TALLY Certification, SPSS

A broad based extensive training programme has been formulated by CIR to enable the students to acquire various skills that not only suit the corporate requirements but also result in the overall personality development of students. Students are geared up in the field of Aptitude training which includes speed maths, logical reasoning, verbal reasoning & analytical skills to the level of GRE, by the full time in house faculty.

In-campus training for CAT/MAT Examination, Bank Officer/Clerical jobs and Corporate Recruitment during the regular working periods are provided through professional trainers of CIR and guest faculty.

Training for CA Entrance (CPT), IPCC, TALLY Certification and selected foreign languages are also provided.