The Faculty of Life Science has organized a departmental Training and Placement Activity and conducted Mock Test and Mock Interview

Department:

Faculty of Life Sciences

Year/Sem:

II Year/ VI Semester (B.Sc. Microbiology & Biotechnology) Faculty of Life Sciences

Activity:  Training and Placement Activity of Life Sciences
Date and Duration: 06th February, 2021 (2:15 PM-4:15 PM)
Title: Mock Test and Mock Interview 
Resource Person/Agency and Affiliation:   Faculty of Life Sciences, Mandsaur University, Mandsaur

Brief description / remarks:

Faculty of Life Sciences has taken an initiative to conduct activities based on Training and Placement for Final year students. The activity was conducted on 6th February, 2021. Mock test of 30 minutes followed by Mock Interviews for all the students were organized. A total of sixteen students from B.Sc. (Hons.) Microbiology and Biotechnology VI semester participated in the activity. In the mock test students were asked to attempt multiple choice questions based on pharmacology, instrumentation and general microbiology. After the completion of the test, students were called one by one based on their marks in the test for the personal interview. A four members committee was constituted to check the knowledge of students about the subject, their gesture posture, confidence level and communication skills. The jury members guided the students about how to face an interview and how to make oneself presentable for an interview.
The member interviewer/ Jury for the event were Dr. Taniya Sengupta Rathore (Associate Professor), Dr. Khushdil Khan (Assistant Professor), Dr. Ashish Warghane (Assistant Professor) and Dr. Ganshyam Prajapat (Assistant Professor) Faculty of Life Sciences, Mandsaur University. They asked questions meticulously to the candidates and motivated them during their remarks.
At the end, Dr. Shekhar Jain, HOD, motivated students and said that believing in oneself is the key to success, he also gave some tips to crack interview. Dr. Khushdil Khan, Asst. Professor was the Coordinator of the event.

Outcome:

Such types of mock interviews will helps students to learn how to answer difficult questions, how to develop interview strategies, how to improve communication skills, and reduce stress before an actual job interview. Actual interviews take place in person, in group settings and over the phone, and students will be able to practice all these scenarios in a mock interview. Several practice interviews before the first real interview will help students to avoid mistakes and improve their chances of getting hired.

No. of participants: 16

Prepared by: – Dr. Khushdil Khan, Asst. Professor, Faculty of Life Sciences, Mandsaur University

Verified and Submitted by (HOD/HOI): Dr. Shekhar Jain