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Alva´s Pragati is a cause driven placement initiative, organized under the banner of Alva’s Education Foundation(AEF). Alva’s Education foundation is committed to the cause of reducing the unemployment problem that has affected the rural youth of this region and has been organizing mass placement drives like Alva’s Pragati and Chikkaballapur Udyoga Mela.
The Alva’s Pragati is one such venture of AEF that builds a strong platform that works to reach the employers on one end and to map, fine tune the aspirations of candidates on the other, with an intention to match them and hence generate employment opportunities. Alva’s Pragati unlike other mass placement has has created employment opportunities for the youth across various disciplines and streams including arts, commerce, science, engineering, management, sports, fine arts and para-medical sciences.
Alva’s Pragati 2016 expects a participation of more than 500 companies from various sectors IT/ITES, Manufacturing, Healthcare, NGO & Education, HR Agencies, BFSI, Telecom, Construction, Pharmaceutical, Hospitality and Sales & Retail. and more than 25,000 students from around 800 colleges within the state and adjoining states like Kerala,Tamilnadu,Andhrapradesh, Telangana etc. Last year 272 companies and 18000 students had participated, where 5,525 students were shortlisted for various profiles in companies.
AEF has more than 22,000 students and 19 institutions under its banner offering undergraduate, graduate and post graduate courses in various disciplines. AEF has been committed to the cause of creating employment opportunities for the rural youth that go unnoticed as they have limited access to employment markets. AEF has also been the chief organizer of Chikkaballapur Udyoga Mela (2011-2013) and the Mangaluru Udyoga Mela 2015.
Main objective: To create opportunities by bringing together the corporate world and the young, un-employed aspirants of the rural surroundings of Dakshina Kannada and its adjoining districts.
Benefits to participating companies:
Companies participating in Alva’s Pragati gain
- Facilities to conduct the entire recruitment process at one place, as there are 800 rooms (1000 Sq.ft) available.
- Filtered applicants based on colour card, avoiding the wastage of time in processing non-qualified candidates.
- Real-time segregation of data based on relocation, qualification, skills, language spoken etc.,
- Accommodation and logistics totally taken care by AEF.
- Follow-up of the selected candidates to ensure that they join you by the specified date.
Added features of Alva’s Pragati 2016:
With all the features of the previous versions, this time we have added new features for the benefit of both the participating companies and the candidates.
* Mobile App: an Android and iOS based App has been created to benefit both the aspirants and the participating companies. This will give real-time information to the candidates on companies participating with the job profile for the specific qualification.
* Orientation programme: To understand corporate expectations and recruitment process, job opportunities will be conducted at various venues in the district a few days before the event.
Alva's Pragati 2015
Alva's Pragati 2015, the mass placement drive was held on 20th & 21st June 2015. More than 250 companies and over 20,000 students from 600 colleges participated in this drive. The previous years editions have witnessed participation of students even from outside the state of Karnataka.
Alva's Pragati 2014
Alva’s Pragati-2014, the mass placement drive was held on June 14th and 15th June, 2014 at the Alva’s Vidyagiri Campus in Moodbidri. The drive witnessed the participation of our 216 companies and 18,000 students. More than 4,000 offers were made to eligible candidates by these companies.
Alva's Pragati 2013
Alva's Pragati 2013 was held on the 11th and 12th of May, 2013 at the Foundation’s Vidyagiri campus. It was a great success with 172 companies visiting the placement drive. More than 2200 candidates were selected by various companies. more than 12000 apiring candidates had visited the campus.
Alva's Pragati 2012
The banner of Alva´s Education Foundation has again reached the heights of achieving another milestone Alva’s Pragati – 2012 - a cause driven placement drive. This well renowned attempt by AEF along with placement team was initiated way back a decade which is even now undertaken by focusing on campus placement drives, training etc. the very aim of this initiative is to create and to provide a strong platform for the employers as well as the job aspirants wherein they both work together hand in hand on mapping and fine tuning the aspiration of the aspirants in order to match work requisites with the industry specifications. Alva´s Pragati 2012 has witnessed over 15000 job aspirants applying for various positions in 163 companies who participated in this placement drive.
Alva's Pragati 2011
Alva´s Pragati 2011 was overwhelmed by the positive response it received from 143 companies and the registration counters witnessed 15,000 enthusiastic participants applying for the various positions that were offered to them. The candidates were well placed in various highly acclaimed companies such as IBM, Infosys, ITC ,IFB, Axis Bank, Nexteer ,UAE Exchange, Oberoi Hotel ,Tech Mahindra, Aditya Birla Minax etc. and also 15000 students were registered and 3500 vacancies were filled.