department-cir-asas-kochiCIR, 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. As a result of the sincere efforts of CIR, on an average about 80 odd potential recruiters from all over India have been consistently visiting our campuses for the last few years for inducting the young talents of this university to their corporate world. 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.

All the students are imparted compulsory professional training in Life Skills and Aptitude for Campus Recruitment.


Core Staff Details

S. Mahesh
(Corporate Relations)

Prof. N. N. Menon
M.A. (English), D.B.M., Diploma in Marketing)
Centre Head
(Learning & Development)

M. Rajesh
M.A. (Eng. Lit.), M.A. (Ling.), M. Phil.,
L.L.B L.L.M. (Cont. Law), L.L.M. (Crimes), UGC-NET
Expert Faculty
(Verbal & Soft Skills)

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

Sarvamangala A
M.A. (English),Doing Part-Time Research
(Learning & Development)Verbal & Communication

P.R. Kannan
Administrative Executive















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, MCA Entrance 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. 

Fulltime Core faculty members are supported by visiting experts on a regular basis, from all domains of soft skills like speed maths, logical reasoning, verbal & analytical skills.

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

Our graduates have secured placements in renowned IT organizations like Infosys, Wipro, GE, L & T Infotech, OPI Global, CTS, Accenture, UST Global, IFlex, Genpack, iGate Global Solutions, Cybernet Slash Support, etc. Visual Media students have secured placements in The New Indian Express, The Hindu, Amrita TV, Jeevan TV, India Vision, O&M, FCB Ulka, Web India, OEN and many Animation, Advertising, Media organisations. Many Visual Media students have joined reputed film makers as Associates. Commerce graduates have been absorbed in OPI Global, Tally, Ahalia Money Exchange, ICICI Pudential, UAE Exchange, Vasan Eye Care, Spectrum, Hedge Equities, Amrita Enterprises Pvt. Ltd., AIMS, Jet Airways, Etihad Airways (UAE), Reliance Infocom, etc.


Skill Development

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.

Apart from this, students are exposed to soft skills development programmes like interpersonal skills, team spirit, group discussions, personal interview techniques, communication skills etc. The above training programmes are imparted through in-house faculty during the regular academic sessions.


In-campus training for CAT/MAT Examination, MCA Entrance Test, Bank Officer/Clerical jobs and Corporate Recruitment are provided through professional trainers.

In-campus training for Corporate Recruitment, Life Skills and Communication also compulsary part of curriculam. Training for CA Entrance (CPT), IPCC and TALLY Certification are also provided.