Performance Assessment Model (PAM) for Higher Education System

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Anjani Kumar Bhatnagar, Vivek Kumar, Ajay Rana


Purpose: This paper examines the challenges that higher education institutes face in administering the details of students seeking campus placement opportunities and the students who do not want any campus placement or related assistance and offers a solution. The paper suggests a model that would help students gaining insight into the campus placement processes predominantly followed by various companies these days. Implementation of this model would enhance their chances of getting placed through campus placements.

Design / Approach: The framework projected in this paper is an outcome of proven theories with secondary research exhibiting the viewpoint of other researchers and feedback from the stalwarts and experts from industry and academia working in the field of campus placement beneficial for all stakeholders at the higher education system as well as custodians of the corporate world responsible for hiring talent.

Findings: The paper proposes an elegant, logical, and robust instrument cum mechanism for Institutes of Higher Education immensely required during Campus Placements.

Limitations: Stakeholders such as students, their parents, and institute authorities have different opinions about campus placement. Some emphasize core subject knowledge; others focus on communication. The paper focuses only on one aspect, aptitude. The study also does not include the attributes associated with students at higher education systems not interested in campus placement.

Practical Implications: This paper offers a framework for the educational institutes to distinguish between students who aspire to get placed through campus placement and the students just adding to the statistics but are not interested in the campus placement. Implementation of the proposed model at higher education institutes would be helping students in securing exposure to the campus placement process. The method would help students increasing their confidence and simultaneously help them qualify for the initial screening rounds and secure jobs through campus placement. 


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