“Engineering students are lining up to do MBA courses and learn managerial skills in human resources, marketing, finance and other streams,” said DP Chandrashekhar, Chief Operating Officer, Jain group of institutions.
He was speaking at a seminar on ‘Careers in Management' organised by The Hindu Education Plus in association with Siva Sivani Institute of Management, Hyderabad at the Sri Raja Rajeshwara Government Degree and PG college in Karimnagar on Monday.
He said that there were enormous career opportunities in the management sector in the present day growing market scenario. “Management has become a part of life,” he said.Director (Academics) Siva Sivani Institute of Management Dr. V. G. Chari said that 90 per cent engineering graduates do not get jobs after completing their courses. But, management students have plenty of opportunities and called upon them to grab them and utilise accordingly. He also explained importance of pursuing PGDM and MBA and admission process through various entrance tests.
Calling upon the students to read The Hindu news paper regularly, he said that reading newspaper would help students in group discussions and personal interview to secure employment. Regional general manager of The Hindu Hyderabad P. Ranga Reddy explained that The Hindu took up various career guidance programmes as part of corporate social responsibility.