FAQ’s for Students

1. How to enrol in Centralised Placement Cell (CPC)?
Students have to submit the enrolment fees to the cash counter and they have to submit the copy of the fees receipt to the CPC office.

2. Is it mandatory to pay the fees to avail the Centralised Placement Cell services?
Yes, it is compulsory to pay the enrolment fees to avail the CPC services.

3. How many Companies visited the campus during Campus Placements?
More than 100 companies visit TISS campus for further details you can connect to CPC
office directly.

4. What is the help extended to the students for placements?
Placement support is provided to the students for all the courses through Centralized
Placement Cell (CPC). The CPC is spread over a month, wherein students from all
Programs across the three campuses (Mumbai- 2, and Tuljapur-1) participate. We try
to attract maximum companies to the campus to provide job opportunities to the

5. When does the Placement Activity begin?
Every year, the placement activity starts tentatively in the first/second week of December.

6. Where do I access the Placement advertised jobs?
The jobs that we advertise on behalf of companies are posted on the CPC website i.e. on

7. How can I get job alerts on my email ID automatically?
You need to register your email id on our tisscpc.wordpress.com website. Only then will you receive job alerts automatically.

8. How can I know when the company is coming for recruitment?
All the details regarding the companies along with their eligibility criteria will be
put up on the placement notice board and you will get updates through placement website at least two days prior to the date of campus. So you need to regularly visit the placement cell notice board or CPC website.

7. Do I need to register for participating in CPC for Campus Placement?
Yes,you need to. You can apply against all the vacancies posted on the website which will be open to only registered students.

8. How will I get to know, about the details of the participating companies?
We will finalise the Campus Placements Calendar for each month so that you can get an
idea about the visiting companies and the positions they are offering.

9. When do I have to join a company for job?
You can join the company after you have completed your course related formalities viz.
Convocation, graduation show, etc. In our opinion you should be able to join the company after your convocation i.e. in the 2nd week of May. However, this decision is also dependent on the joining date given by the company.

10. If I get placed in one organisation and if I want to apply for another
organisation, is it possible?
If you are selected in one organisation then you are not eligible to sit for any other
organization placement process.

11. How many Job offers I can take from CPC?
You are eligible for one offer only from CPC .

12. What is the placement process of any organisation?
You will get to know the detailed placement process at least two days prior to the date of campus.

13. Do the organizations reveal location of the job?
Yes, they do. Also they make it a point to ask you whether you are comfortable relocating for the job. If you are serious about getting the job, please say yes. If you don’t want to go outside your city, better find out beforehand whether the company might place you in
your hometown or not.

14. Will the results be declared on the same day of the campus placements?
Yes. It will be declared on the same day by many companies. But a few companies will
mail the results later.

TIPS-Prior to the Campus Placements

 Give utmost importance to punctuality; reach the venue 30 minutes before the
scheduled time.
 Be well-groomed and professionally dressed in formal wear during the entire
process of the campus placements.
 Display your identity card throughout the placement process.
 Visit the websites of the recruiting companies to be well-aware of the recruiting
companies. This will help you during HR interviews as there will be questions on
 Remember that you are an ambassador for your Institute and you are expected to
project a positive image of your Institute.


 Passport size color photographs (2).
 Three sets of your résumé. It should look impressive and be properly formatted
and updated.

During the Pre-placement talk

 Switch off your mobile phones.
 Sign on the attendance sheet that will be circulated on the day of campus
placements at our Institute and also at other institutes during pool campus.
 Be serious and attentive during the pre-placement talk.
 Maintain silence during the pre-placement talk and do not engage in side-talk with
fellow candidates.
 Make a note of important points mentioned. There will be questions during the HR
interviews on what has been told during the pre-placement talk.
 If the company speakers encourage you to ask questions at the end of the talk,
communicate in a responsible and intelligent manner.
 Clarify doubts (if any) only at the end of pre-placement talk and do not interrupt
the speakers during the pre-placement talk.
 Do not approach the company HR personnel directly. Always approach the CPC
team for any reason before and after the campus placements.

During the Aptitude and Technical tests

 Switch off your mobile phones.
 Be seated in the classrooms quietly till the team comes to conduct the aptitude
test or technical test.
 Strictly avoid malpractices (like copying, discussing) during the tests.
 Do not get into any arguments for any reason with the supervisor/company
representative present in the classroom.
 Carefully listen to and comply with all instructions given by the person conducting
the test.
 Be present at the stipulated time of declaration of results of the aptitude test,
group discussion and the final selection.

After conclusion of placement activities

 Once selected by a company, you will be ineligible for appearing for further