Placement Policy


Durgadevi Saraf Global Business School


Placement Policy and Guidelines


  1. The student will have to fulfill all of the following criteria to be eligible to take part in the placement process :
    1. He/she should have completed the Mock Interviews and all other interventions/preparatory sessions/workshops arranged to facilitate placement, both under LIM and those organized separately.
    2. He/she should have no existing backlog in all the previous semesters. If a backlog exists, it will have to be cleared by the student before he/she is allowed to participate in the process.
    3. He/she should have a minimum of 75% attendance in the current semester as mandated.
    4. He/she should have attended minimum 75% LiM sessions staggered across the semesters.
    5. He/she should have pass grade in the Leader in Making sessions.


  1. In addition to the above, students will be disqualified from the placement process for the following reasons:
    1. Inaccurate or deliberately falsified data on resume.
    2. Complaint from an organization regarding irresponsible or delinquent behavior during or after the selection process.
    3. Rejecting an offer from an organization after having gone through the selection process voluntarily.
    4. Trying to have direct contact with any organization (or its HRD personnel) where the engagement has been arranged by the Institute for final/summer placement.
    5. Violating the Code of Conduct laid down by the Institute
    6. Remaining absent from the selection process for three consecutive placement opportunities/ placement processes for which they have been nominated and shortlisted.


  1. A student receiving one final placement offer will have to step out of the placement process so that other students may have a fair chance of getting placed.


  1. Students who wish to opt for their own placement should give their declaration before the start of the Final Placement Process. Such students would be deemed to have opted out of the placement process.


  1. For all placement opportunities above Rs 4.75 Lacs CTC, where, it is deemed necessary by the Placement Department on account of inadequate number of voluntary application, students will be nominated by the respective HODs based on assessment of fitment with the job description/resource needs of the organization. HODs will take cognizance of academic performance, skill sets and aptitude, participation in LiM interventions and adherence to the Code of Conduct. (Any self-nomination done by the students for placement opportunities below Rs. 3.6 Lacs CTC will not be counted as an opportunity given).


  1. Wherever substantive differences are noticed between the original Job Description forwarded by an organization and the terms & conditions in the offer letter subsequently received by the selected students, the Placement Department will intervene as required to iron out the differences. Such interventions will be carried out at the discretion of the Assistant Dean – Corporate Engagement & IIPC.


  1. The attempt will be to give each student five appropriate placement opportunities. These opportunities will include those where the student has voluntarily applied or where he/she has been nominated by the respective HODs. Student grading rules will apply for the same. If any student is not placed within these, he/she will be given further opportunities only after all other students in the domain have been given at least four opportunities each.


  1. All Pre-Placement Offers (PPO’s) should be routed through the Placement Office. Students accepting the PPO’s should submit a copy of the offer letter to the Placement Office. Such students will be considered as placed.


  1. Students who have to travel to attend interviews will have to do so at their own cost.


  1. Students who fail to attend the interview on medical grounds are required to submit the medical certificate for the same within the next 2 working days.


  1. Strict action will be taken against the students not applying for 2 consecutive months.


  1. Students are required to fill and submit the interview feedback form given to them, after attending the interview within 48 hours.


  1. Students voluntarily applying for a particular company or nominated by the concerned HOD are required to mandatorily attend the interview; failing to attend the interview, may result in the student being debarred from the future placement opportunities.


  1. The decision of the Director/Dean, Assistant Dean – Corporate Engagement & IIPC and HODs in any matter related to placement shall be final and binding on the student.


  1. Any student found violating the Placement Policy and Guidelines will be barred from the Campus Placement process.


At the discretion of the Management a student may be debarred from the Placement process and considered as OOP under the following circumstances:


  1. Any student who has not fulfilled any of the criteria as outlined in sections a, b, c, d, e of Point No (1) the Placement Policy;


  1. Any student in whose case one or more of the conditions in Rule (2) a, b, c, d, e, f of Placement Policy are found to be applicable.


  1. Any student who is found to have provided inaccurate or deliberately falsified data in the Resume, or has exhibited irresponsible or delinquent behavior in any manner during the selection process, or has rejected an offer from an organization after having gone through the selection process, or has attempted to have any direct contact with an organization or its HRD/TA personnel without the knowledge or concurrence of the Institute, or has violated the Code of Conduct of the Institute, or has remained absent from the selection process for three consecutive placement opportunities/placement processes for which he/ she has been nominated and shortlisted;


  1. Any student who is found to have deliberately underperformed during the selection process, if confirmed through corporate feedback or through any other reliable source;


  1. Any student who opts out of the placement process or rejects a viable offer from a good organization for any frivolous reason;


  1. Any student who figures in the D2 and D3 category of the new Ranking Policy.


Placement Guidelines


  1. The students should prepare their CVs in the approved format given by the Placement Department.


  1. The “Student Co-ordinator”/student placement team, who is/are in charge of placement activities should facilitate submission of resumes along with student database in excel sheet format well before the beginning of placement season for the academic year.


  1. Students should be dressed formally and should follow the Code of Conduct during the entire evaluation process including the Pre-Placement Briefing and GD / PI. The Dress Code for males and females will be plain light colour/white shirt with trousers, tie/scarf and blazers with formal shoes. Jeans and sports shoes are not allowed.


  1. Code of conduct
  • Be punctual and neatly groomed
  • The dress code should be strictly followed
  • Maintain discipline and decorum at all times.
  • Carry the latest hard copy of the updated CV for campus placements.
  • Carry a synopsis of the Summer Internship Projects done by the student.
  • Carry a letter from the Institute permitting participation in the selection process.
  • Do a comprehensive background check about the company’s business and expansion plans so as to be prepared with relevant information about the company.
  • Carry their ID-Cards for the PPT / GD / PI processes whether conducted on-campus or off-campus
  • Reach the venue, at least 30 minutes in advance for PPT as well as GD / PI on the specified date and time notified by the company/Placement Team.


  1. The students attending the selection process must clear all their doubts and queries regarding job profile, location etc. during the process of PPT/Interview.


  1. The students who travel out of Mumbai during the Placement season for personal reasons and consequently miss out on opportunities for interviews arranged through the Institute would not be given another opportunity to appear for the same. Such instances will be counted as a placement opportunity given to the students.


  1. The students should maintain transparency at all times with the Placement Department. Dishonesty on with holding of relevant information will not be tolerated


  1. Students who are in the Placement Committee as Placement Ambassadors should take full responsibility for coordination in areas of corporate engagement, corporate outreach activities allotted, providing necessary feedback to the Placement Team without delay, communicating with the student applicants and generally operating in a responsible and committed manner.