“I was jumping, laughing, and there were tears of joy in my eyes!” shares an excited Kajal Tomar, who has just been placed with Pantaloons Fashion Retail India limited through campus recruitment at Jaipuria Institute of Management, Indore . “Jaipuria was a natural choice for me. My brother is an alumni of the institute and his experience motivated me to be here as well” says Kajal about her decision to be at Jaipuria. She believes her decision has paid off and is keenly looking forward to the future.
Kajal has been offered the profile of Department Manager at Pantaloons. Her key responsibilities include managing the merchandise and supervising the staff. She also expected to achieve the sale targets of her assigned department. Her enthusiasm spills over as she discusses her passion to join a Big Retail Brand, “I always wanted to be a part of a large Retail brand and this position at Pantaloons is exactly what I aspired for”. Kajal gives the credit of her selection to the institute, faculty and the fact that she confident, truthful and passionate about her responses during the interview.
A BBA student, Kajal decided to opt for PGDM because she wanted to understand the market from a broader perspective, as well as get a practical exposure to the market. She also wanted to realize her dream of establishing my own business, “I thought PGDM could help me understand entrepreneurship and build the required skills as well. My experience at Jaipuria has been awesome. I learnt a lot here about myself and about the industry and how to survive in this competitive market. Now I feel more confident and practical.”
Kajal gets emotional about her friends and the institute when she talks about passing out, “I will miss each and every moment spent here. However, I will miss the fun part the most. The excitement of coordinating and participating in the events and the learning through team work.” She has fond memories of the learning and believes that her success is owing to the preparation that Jaipuria made undergo, right from the aptitude test to the group discussions and personal interviews.