New Delhi- The Office of Career Services (OCS), IIT Delhi is going to organise a two-day annual career fest ‘Pravritti 2022’ on 18th and 19th April 2022 with the theme “Reshaping Chances to Choices”. Most of the non-hiring events under Pravritti are open to non-IIT Delhi students also in a virtual mode.
The aim of the fest to be conducted in a hybrid mode is to train students, assist them to connect with organizations and industry and enable them to gain a perspective on various career avenues so that they are able to make informed career decisions.
Pravritti 2022 offers a wide variety of events, depicted in the chart below:
This innovative program is geared to helping students connect with and understand the culture of the company. It attempts to not only allow students to comprehend and compare different recruiters across sectors but also help them understand and build their own capabilities via competitions and workshops.
Speaking of Pravritti 2022, Prof. Rangan Banerjee, Director, IIT Delhi said: “Our Institute is organising Pravritti 2022 to help students understand company needs and enable them to identify career options that match their strengths and interests.”
Mr. Vineet Rai, Founder and Chairman of Aavishkaar Group will deliver the keynote address virtually at the Opening Ceremony of Pravritti 2022 on 18th April 2022 between 1- 2 PM. He will speak on the influence of Impact Investing, Creating Socially and Environmentally Conscious Organizations and Careers in the sector.
Around 100 companies will be visiting including all activities scheduled in the fest. The Career Fest has been an Engagement Program of IIT Delhi which has gone through various versions every year. In the current year, OCS is pleased to organise Pravritti 2022 in a hybrid mode of working in a post pandemic world.
One of the recruiting partners in Pravritti 2022, Surabhi Soumya, Alpha Money said, “We CrediTech Solutions Pvt Ltd. “ALPHA MONEY” is glad to visit IIT Delhi for hiring students through their annual career fest “Pravritti”. This western idea of hiring though career fest is highly engaging where we will be getting to interact with students more and can gauge the overall personality to our future employees. We are excited for this collaboration with one of the esteemed institute of India.”
During the fest, organisations can hire IIT Delhi students by conducting selection processes and extending offers to candidates. For the job and internship, around 20 companies are expected to visit the campus physically while around 50 will be conducting processes virtually. Many start-ups have shown interest to participate in the hiring events during the fest.
Through the non-hiring events, the Institute’s aim is to provide insights and multidimensional perspectives on career avenues in various sectors ranging from new age sectors like Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain Technology, Digital Currency and traditional sectors like Analytics, Civil Services, Finance, Entrepreneurship, Higher Education and Core Technical by senior industry professionals. Competitive Events, Workshops and Virtual Industry Tours will include insights on skills needed to be successful in selection processes.
A final year student of Department of Textile Engineering, IIT Delhi says: “Pravritti 2022 is a great platform for all students like me who desire to get placement from IIT Delhi. Not only the great pool of companies which are coming, but also the influential leaders in their sessions will help us with insights into industry. Different industry relevant skills, career building engagement events, workshops and competitions all are like a blessing to us students. Surely, Pravritti is helping us come one step closer to our dream careers.”
Many interesting and engaging events under Pravritti have been planned in all the domains.
Detailed agenda with registration details for each event of the fest is available at: https://ocs.iitd.ac.in/ocs/pravritti/index.html
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