Talent Acquisition by Indian Register of Shipping from Premiere Institutes of India

20 Apr 2015

IRClass, the Leading Ship Classification Society has hired 17 of the brightest and best Naval Architecture students from the elite technical institutes of India.

IRClass celebrates its 40th Anniversary this year. In keeping with the philosophy of acquiring the brightest talent, IRClass has visited four technical institutes of India namely, IIT-Chennai, IIT-Kharagpur, Indian Maritime Institute-Vizag and CUSAT-Kochin for campus placements to induct best talent from the field of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering.

The management has constituted a four member senior management team to visit and select trainees from these Institutes. After gruelling selection process, 17 students including batch toppers were selected and invited to join the prestigious Trainee Scheme of the organisation. It is worthwhile to note that IRClass has nurtured a close relationship with the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and Chennai in order to attract the best talent.

IRClass has designed an excellent management training programme for these bright students. They will join IRClass at its Headquarters in Powai, Mumbai and undergo a structured trainee programme to orient them across a range of operational, commercial and technical aspects of the business at IRClass. After successful completion of the programme, these talented students will be deployed at the Head Office and the numerous Survey Stations across India and globe.

Mr. Suman K Jha, Head - Human Resources of IRClass, said: "The hiring of these 17 young students is a milestone for IRClass and demonstrates our long term commitment to producing a new generation of innovators and leaders for our classification society. Our objective is to create a pipeline of trained and skilled surveyors both for survey stations and HO to support the growing manpower requirements of the organisation."