Pool Campus Placement Drive

October 27, 2023

IDFC FIRST Bank conducted Pool Campus recruitment drive on 27th October 2023 Guru Nanak Institute of Management Studies (GNIMS), Mumbai for the post of ‘Virtual Relationship Manager (VRM)’. Panel of Four members, Mr. Awanish Gunjan (National Sales Lead), Mr. Udit Sood (Talent Acquisition Lead Liabilities), Mr. Roshan Varghese (Talent Acquisition Manager) and Ms. Sampada Samant (Talent Acquisition Associate Manager) came for searching suitable talent by conducting student interviews.

IDFC FIRST Bank is the first and only bank in India that offers Zero fees for 28 essential services on savings accounts including for ATM cash withdrawals, IMPS, RTGS, NEFT, Cash Deposits and Cash withdrawals at branches, SMS Alerts, Cheque book, Demand Drafts, Pay-order, duplicate statements, etc. It is also the first bank to offer monthly credit on savings accounts.

The programme was coordinated by Ms. Anitha Menon (Training & Placement Manager) and started with warm welcome of IDFC FIRST Bank team. This was followed by a pre-placement talk by Mr. Udit Sood which gave detailed knowledge of the company. After that group discussion was conducted, students qualifying the group discussion were then interviewed personally by the IDFC FIRST Bank team.

Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth- Pune, Ramachandran International Institute of Management (RIIM)- Pune, Sri Balaji University (SBUP)- Pune, Thakur Institute of Management Studies & Research (TIMSR), Vivekanand Education Society Institute of Management (VESIM), Durgadevi Saraf Institute of Management Studies (DSIMS), Amity University- Mumbai are few of the colleges who participated in the Pool Campus recruitment drive conducted by IDFC FIRST Bank. Around 110 students from different colleges had participated in the pool campus interview drive and 35 students qualified after group discussion for personal interview. Qualified students were then interviewed personally by Ms. Sampada Samant & Mr. Roshan Varghese and shortlisted for the final interview round that was conducted by Mr. Udit sood and Mr. Awanish Gunjan.

Overall experience and feedback of the IDFC FIRST Bank team was very positive as the need of their organization to search the right talent to drive its business objectives is fulfilled by our students. Students were happy because they know that working with IDFC FIRST Bank is the right environment to grow and achieve their career goals. Programme was concluded by giving gifts as a token of appreciation and respect to the panel members. Panel members were very keen in conducting Campus recruitment drive next year also. 

Our In-Charge Directors, Dr. Satvinder Singh Bedi (MMS) and Dr. Jasbir Kaur (PGDM), motivated and supported in every aspect for the successful conduction of this pool campus drive and quoted how such programs were essential for boosting the confidence of students. Mr. Subhash Yadav (Assistant Professor – Marketing Management), Mr. Chinmay Khadapkar (Training & Placement Officer), Mrs. Satroop Kaur Minhas (Placement Coordinator) and Ms. Chanda Rajak (Assistant Placement Co-ordinator has taken efforts for the success of the program.