A skill acquired individual is a self-employed individual and thus the college provides a plethora of options to young people to hone their skills for employment and entrepreneurship.
Communication serves as a foundation for students to cement their place in any field they choose. Career counselling and guidance is needed to help the students make career related decisions and boosts their morale and confidence, helping them navigate their way and thrive in turbulent corporate environment. These help the students know the pros and cons of different streams, courses and educational options and the career path it offers, helping them make an informed choice. A.V. College of Arts, Science and Commerce leaves no stone unturned in guiding the student towards an optimum career, suggesting possible alternatives and options.
Campus Recruitment Training (CRT) is provided by the Career Development Council and Placement Committee of the college to enable the students to face interviews with ease. Its aim is to explore the potential of the students and guiding them to choose their field of interest, creating a platform wherein the students go through a training process helping them in attending Interviews through JAM Sessions, Group Discussions and Role Plays etc.
To ensure jobs in modern day companies with their international affiliations, the students need to be equipped with varied skills that help them get through job interviews.
Soft skills classes aimed to make students self-motivated and improve competency in communicating and prepare them for employment. The College encourages education through use of technology and thus basic Computing Skills to students at undergraduate level have been imparted through ICT (Information and Communication Technologies). At the post graduate level, a varied range of counselling sessions help the students develop at a rapid pace and improve skills like Aptitude and Reasoning that will help them get through competitive exams, basic computing skills and technical skills like Ms Office and Coding (for arts and science students) to make the students more employment ready and be successful in their chosen occupations.
In order to meet the requirements of the corporate world and develop the abilities of students Placement Cell of A.V. College organizes career development and guidance programmes for the benefit of students.
The Department of English has language lab facilities to provide accent training to the students, helping them neutralize regional influence and intonation. It offers self-learning facilities wherein students are shown videos related to various topics; take online mock interview tests and IELTS tests. The lab, equipped with an Interactive Board and Projector is used as a teaching aid and helps the students learn English through use of technology. The department has also conducted soft skills classes for students from rural backgrounds inclined towards learning of English language and for those interested in honing their communication skills. This helped the students in overcoming their stage fright by conducting various activities to help them gain confidence and attain proficiency in the language.
The college collaborated with MNCs like Genpact and Deloitte(through their CSR initiatives) to provide the final year students with an idea about Interview Skills, Resume Writing, Interpersonal skills required to gain employability in multinational companies.
Mr. Alok Kumar Singh, Impact Education Academy of Business Accountancy, was invited to help the students gain understanding about Ms Excel for Business Analysis if they aim to be Business Analysts in the future. For students whose aim was to crack competitive exams, an online mock exam on Aptitude and Logical Reasoning was conducted by the Department of Computer Science(UG and PG). Guidance for the students of B.Com and B.A. aiming for civil services was given by Mr. Krishna Pradeep. For graduates who wish to pursue higher studies, a systematic training program for post graduate entrance was provided by Dr. Purushotham, Senior Scientist, IICT and Prof. Mohan Rao, Professor, Osmania University to help the students.
Department of Commerce (U.G.) organized a programme exclusively for students who wish to go abroad. Mr James Richard, Curtin University, guided the students regarding careers in Australia. Career Awareness programme to pursue Chartered Accountancy by Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) was carried out for the benefit of students.
The Life Sciences departments worked in tandem with Dr. Suvarna Aranta and Dr. Venkateshwarlu of Yashoda hospital to help students explore numerous career options available in the healthcare sectors.
The Harrison Career Test was carried out by the placement cell for MBA students to help the student flourish in their chosen field.