Placements

We are committed to helping you find an ideal place of work to contribute to building a better society. 

In the last few years, more than 2300 of our graduates have gone on to find work they find meaningful and impactful. Our alumnus now work in the social sector and in higher studies and research. About 80% of our alumni now work in disadvantaged parts of India at the grassroots. 

Over three hundred organisations participate in our campus placements, including large organisations in the NGO space, not-for-profit organisations, small organisations at the grassroots, research institutions, policy bodies, CSRs, government and quasi-government institutions and schools. 

  • 300 organisations
  • 90% students in social sector

Your opportunities

The social sector today is an exciting place full of rich career opportunities. If you care to contribute to the development of the country, you can choose from a diverse range of roles. From on the ground” interventions to programme management, policy related work to teaching and capacity building, each of you can bring your vast range of skills and competencies and make them matter. We seek your ability to create innovative and pathbreaking solutions to social problems.

I have been working with Pradan in Chattisgarh. Things are challenging but I have learnt a lot. My education gave me a base to understand things theoretically with my job now helping me deepen that with daily life with realities in a village. 

Neha Joshi, MA Development (2014)

Our process

Our Placement Cell is here to take care of you as you go through the rigorous process of looking for your ideal job.

  • We help you prepare for your process of applications for different roles through seminars, workshops, trainings, practice and mock tests and interviews and skill based trainings. 
  • We ensure you are well prepared in thematic areas of knowledge in the development sector. 
  • We help you identify fellowships and timelines for higher studies
  • We provide soft-skills training.

We are at work to bring organisations that share the University’s values, ethics and commitment for you to find the right kinds of opportunities in the social and development sector. We organise on-campus placement processes with all necessary arrangements to conduct recruitment processes. 

We ensure that organisations with job openings are aware of the skills and capabilities that you learn at our University. Organisations are also required to give you a presentation about their organisation so that you can make a careful choice about what is right for you.

Placement timeline

The placement process begins in February and ends in June of every year. During this time, organisations visit campus so that you can interact with them and choose between a vast range of opportunities in the social sector.

This year, we look forward to hosting you for the Campus Placement process which is scheduled to start by February 2022.

Write to us!

If you’re a student who would like to know more, please write to us at <placements@​apu.​edu.​in>

If you are an organisation wishing to hire our students, please register at the link below. 

Registration Form for Organisations