Though attachment to a factory for a specified periodic not a precondition for an Engineering Degree here, adequate arrangements are made for intensive factory visits and vocational training at the factories. As the graduate programme is completed the students are recommended to various firms and establishments who want qualified young people for their organizations.
The Government has established an Employment Bureau on the campus. It helps in registering the students' names for employment, thus avoiding long queues at the Employment Exchange.
Officer of Placement and Training
An officer, well informed regarding employment market and in constant touch with the employers is there to guide and assist. No doubt his job is easier for Engineering Graduates than those of Arts and Science Faculties. About 100 companies come each year for campus recruitment during pre final year. Rate of placement from campus is around 80 percent.
Jadavpur is first among the Indian Universities to organise in an Alumni Association in 1921 and the moral and material help of the Alumnisustained Jadavpur in times of need. The Alumni Association has on the campus its own house, the Old Boys Home, having guestrooms which arelent out on demand, and the ground floor which is generously used as the sports pavilion.
The Indoor Stadium, originally known as Recreation Hall, was an Alumni gift to the University. Alumni Association has its branches in all-important cities of India, and these days, even on other side of the globe, the U.S.A., U.K., Australia. The Alumni Association is ready to extend all possible help,to the University Community at large and specially to the young students.
The growth of University is possible with continuous help from alumni who are spread all over the world.