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Taxila Business School: Recruiter's Paradise in Jaipur

SI Edu Team
Sunday, January 31, 2016
SI Edu Team
Located in Jaipur, Taxila Business School, provides long learning hours, from 9: 00 am till midnight, and creates a pool of talent who are saleable in one and half year. Hence, students of Taxila Business School do not run after corporate organizations in search of a job. Indeed, the corporate companies are in dire need of Taxila Students. From highest package of Rs. 8.5 lakhs to an average of Rs. 6.5 lakhs, the pool of companies visiting the institute every year include big names such as Alibaba.Com, HDFC, Vygon, Coke, PEPSI, Asian Paints, Philips Electronics and Kotak Mahindra Bank. Taxila has maintained well-connected industry relations over the years. As a result, the institute maintains a record of 100 percent placement since the past ten years.

The vigorous studies, case studies, workshops and research work keep Taxila students on toes and bring them close to their dreams. "Environment at Taxila Business School is extremely challenging at every minute and here students have to be out of their comfort zone. This approach definitely makes the student of Taxila the leader instead someone who is part of a group. Here, students get training of outshining the crowd and have unique persona," claims Kishore Sharma, Mentor, Taxila Business School. The students play an active role in the placement activities by working side by side with the placement team.

As part of Taxila's vision to create world-class donors and industry ready professionals, they have initiated mentorship program in the campus. In this program, the students work closely with the mentors and learn in detail about the company the mentors come from and make a good relationship with the companies. "The students learn firsthand about the process of placement; they learn how to create an industry contact and how to build a rapport with the companies. It helps them to become independent, which is very important for them to move upwards in their career ladder and to start their own ventures in the future," says Sharma.

However, unlike any other institutions, Taxila does not focus only on placement of the students but also focus on making them responsible and more stable for the future. The students are frequently sent for research, case study and live projects with industry experts. The research and case studies help the students to have a clear concept in their minds about the industry. Companies such as Bharat Petroleum, DLF and P&G, Alibaba.com, TDI, HDFC, Berger Paints, Pepsico, Vygon, Coke, Indusand Bank take in students from Taxila for internships and industrial projects. "In Taxila, a student is supposed to go through internships right from the first semester by the time they complete their program, because we believe internships provide the students with the confidence that is required to sustain in the industry," explains Sharma. Internships also help students to be aware about the practical aspects of the industries, which would not get from the classrooms or guest lectures provided by the industry experts.
Apart from excellent placement record, the institution is also known for quality education, with a pool of faculty possessing a vast industrial experience and PhD degrees, the curriculum of the institution is frequently updated according to the changes in the market trends. Regular guest lectures and industrial visits are a crucial part of the curriculum. Guest lectures by the experts and the industrial visit help the students remain in touch with what they learn in the class and improves the whole learning process.

Founded with the vision and mission of creating donors for the world and becoming top ranked business school that creates leaders for the world, the institution plans on taking more projects from the Government, which will help them promote higher education among the youths. Keeping the market trends on mind, they also plan on starting digital marketing courses in near future and conducting research, which is useful to the society. With their sight fixated on being ranked among top business institutions internationally, Taxila Business School is already on its way to achieving their goals. With initiatives such as mentorship programs, research works and long-term relationships with reputed companies; the institution is quickly becoming the most preferred business school not only in Jaipur but also in India.

Kishore Sharma, Mentor:

Kishore Sharma is a successful business leader with a passionate approach. He is the Mentor of Taxila Business School and takes keen interest in the development of management education. It is his efforts that now each student at Taxila gets Rs. 5 Crore with Rs. 1 Crore subsidy from Government of India to establish their own business after MBA. His Vision of "Creating Donors for the world" is the key driver of his spirit and entrepreneurial zeal. This researcher and economist has made Jaipur as one of the most favoured destination for business Education by his dedicated efforts during last 16 years. "We focus on developing them into someone who will be able to work in crisis and pressure and is also a Team Player," says Kishore Sharma, Mentor, Taxila Business School.

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