Evaluation of Job Placement and Satisfaction of Graduate Students of Virtual University Pakistan

Asaf Niwaz, Muhammad Saeed Khan, Tariq Mehmood Khan


The present study was designed to evaluate the job placement process, competition and satisfaction on part of graduate students from Virtual University of Pakistan. The study was qualitative in nature. Few research questions were framed. The sample comprised of 24 graduate students of Virtual University working on managerial posts in different multinational companies. The sample was chosen through chain sampling technique. An interview protocol was used as research tool. The data from interview protocol was analyzed through thematic analysis technique. It was found that the well groomed graduates of virtual university felt no problem in finding out their proper jobs in multinational companies. It was also found that graduates from FAST institute, LUMS University, COMSAT institute etc competed with graduates of virtual university in most of the cases. It was suggested that courses of competitive nature with respect to their usage in market may be arranged. A strong coordination among institutions of higher learning with national and multinational companies was also suggested.  


Key Words: job placement, virtual university, satisfaction level, graduation, job hunting.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/ijld.v3i6.4771


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