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Human Capital Development Centre(HCDC)

The Human Capital Development Centre, has been founded as a nodal body to give a fillip to the university- industry interface and offer a bouquet of student support services to enhance their employability in the turbulent job market. The Centre is guided by the vision to emerge as the most sought-after University for its industry fit competitive products. The three wings envisaged under HCDC include a pre-placement cell (finishing school) to sharpen the skills of students for smoother transition into the industry; a corporate relations and placement cell to act as a frontal organisation of the University to interface with the industry and an overseas education services cell to train students for tests for admission into international universities.

The HCDC intends to leverage the resources of the University in enhancing students employability and prospects by imparting a wide array of skills.

You may communicate to the Office Of Human Capital Development Centre(HCDC), O.U. for any other queries the following details.


The HCDC envisages bolstering and expanding the student support services by constantly engaging with the Industry and recruitment agencies in education, placement, research and consultancy. We aim to be the most sought-after University for its globally competitive products and serve as a sole platform to connect with the Industry.

  • Work in tandem with the University colleges/ departments and focus on -pre-placement training, robust industry-varsity interface, and overseas education.
  • Counsel aspirants to enhance their career exposure regionally, nationally, and globally.
  • Achieve a high percentage of placement ratio through dedication, attitude, and complete involvement.
  • Encourage the student's interest in entrepreneurship and business strategies.
  • Represent the University externally - develop and propose strategies for building the relationship.
  • Coordinate all corporate-related activities/events, including their campus visits and our visit to their facilities.
  • Maintain varsity level relationship with Government and Industry bodies at the local and national levels. Support the Placement Cells in identifying internship, projects, career placement and research opportunities for the graduates.
  • Strengthen and improve the Industry-University partnership.
  • Compile an inventory of skills required for diverse sectors and share that information to Departments and Colleges.
  • Serve as a one-stop platform to collate and disseminate information on internships, placements etc
  • To prepare students to face campus interviews by arranging training in aptitude tests, group discussions, preparing HR interviews through professional trainers and Alumni.
  • To promote career counseling by planning guidance lectures by corporate seniors and, most importantly, our placed senior students.
  • To arrange for talks on career paths, hot job tracks, job melas.
  • To impart life skills focusing on Self Management, Goal Setting, Critical thinking, Team building, Positive thinking, and Effective communication.
  • To adopt an inclusive approach in all the efforts.
  • To compile a database of recruiters, potential recruiters , recruitment consultants undertake Training Needs Analysis and enhance students employability through intensive customized skill training programs
  • To provide students with a platform to assess their strengths and weaknesses by adopting an inclusive approach.
  • To explore internship opportunities in various industries.
Corporate Relations & Placement Assistance Cell

The cell has been conceived to give a fillip to the industry- varsity linkage and goal is to create industry driven learning ecosystem and co-create a launch pad for future shapers. The Corporate relations cell would adopt a proactive approach to reach out to the industry and network with professionals who can provide insights into the trends in the corporate sector, job market conditions and also share inputs on revamping the curriculum. Expert talks, alumni interactions will be the other functions to create awareness of industry trends, placement assistance by collaborating with corporates and also integrate the efforts with the alumni.

Finishing School

The Finishing School envisages to help the student know what they want on the career front, be it a job placement / higher education / be an entrepreneur. The School will help students improve their social skills. It will offer counseling services, guidance to enhance self-confidence of the students. Other activities include: conducting psychometric assessment tests, aptitude/ mock tests, workshops, internships, personal branding, preparing for interviews, improving interpersonal communication, building rapport, staying strong, knowing rights etc

The focus would be on making the student learn about one's own unique self, work on exceptional communication skills, build a strong body language, properly plan for better performance, express own opinions, be an attentive listener etc General Aptitude, Mock Interviews, GD, presentations, Ms. Office, Portfolio Development, Cognitive Skills are other areas of focus.

The school facilitates pre-placement training to outgoing students for a smoother transition into the Industry.

Overseas Education Service Cell

The students who aspire to pursue higher education, be it in India / Overseas will be guided with Counseling to Standardized Test Coaching, Application (CV, SOP) exploring study destinations, universities, and courses. Students will be trained to appear for English proficiency tests such as IELTS, TOEFL (iBT), and PTE , SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT.

The cell will network with organizations like the British Council, IDP, USIS and utilize their expertise in conducting educational fairs, guide students in writing their Statements of Purpose.

In summary, HCDC is the sole platform for students keen on strengthening their skills to transition into the corporate world while the industry can bank on it for their recruitment needs and also to augment the efforts of the University in curriculum development, mentorship and prepare students for the challenges of the corporate world.

Contact us and open the window to the world of opportunities.

You may communicate to the Office of Human Capital Development Centre (HCDC), O.U. for any other queries to the following details.

Director Prof. C. V. Ranjani
Coordinator Dr. P. Muralidhar Reddy
Relationship Manager Ms. M. Anuradha Srinivasan
Placement Coordinator
Contact Number 8331997283,8331997290,8331997280
Email Id hcdcou@osmania.ac.in
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