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Mock placement drive for Media and Management students at iLEAD


Event On : 24 Apr 2018

iLEAD in association with Endeavor Careers organized a mock placement drive for the final year and second year students of BBA, BMS and M.Sc in Media Sciences. Endeavor Careers is one of the fastest growing educational platform brands in India. The entire session was divided in three distinct stages which included- Written Aptitude Test, Group Discussion and Group Interview.

The Written Aptitude test included questions on crucial and competitive areas of Mathematics, Reasoning and Verbal abilities. The group discussion included analysis of several issues regarding the contemporary scenario in Business, Media and Society. The topics analyzed during the group discussion session included-

Travelling helps in generating ideas and acquiring learning through experience

Television Debates have become TRP boosters these days

Social Media does more harm than good

The written aptitude test was followed by the group discussion and was further followed by group interview. The topics discussed in the group interview round included:

Introducing themselves in front of the interviewers

Short and long term goals

Challenges faced in life which helped to become a better person

Strengths and weakness in character

Preferred role models in life

Banking system of India going wrong and why

Comparing social media with main stream media

Example of a creative brand and a brand which is to be loved in terms of its marketing strategy

Current scenario of investigative journalism in India

Opinion about working with a Media company as a News presenter offering great salary but having tie up with political parties and presenting distorted news

Why should a customer prefer startup company in terms of its service rather than big brands

Difference between leader and manager

What do aspiring journalists think about television debates

What is more important in a professional career to be a good team player or be a quality leader

The best speakers in the group discussion and group interview rounds were given appreciation and excellence certificate from Endeavor Careers. The event was truly an eye opener for the students of Media and Management to prepare themselves with the skills and orientation required to make a mark in the professional world.

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