AIKTC – School of Pharmacy placement activity for 2015 got off to an exciting start with Cognizant visiting the campus on 27th February 2015 to hire students for its medical management division. Cognizant is one the major IT companies with a strong portfolio in medical data management. 28 Final Year B.Pharm students from AIKTC-School of Pharmacy and 15 students from Sanjivani College of Pharmacy, Kopargaon, Ahmednagar participated in this “Pool campus activity”. Cognizant team comprised of personnel from HR and technical departments. The selection process consisted of an online aptitude test followed by technical and HR interview rounds. Out of the twenty eight student applicants from AIKTC-SoP, twenty one students cleared the aptitude test out of which 13 students cleared the HR round. Of the thirteen students that cleared HR interview round, six students were finally selected. In addition, 4 students from Sanjivini College of Pharmacy were also selected. Cognizant interview team provided a general feedback on the students and also some suggestions to enhance industry acceptability of students. At the end of the process, the Campus Director, Dr. A. H. Honnutagi thanked Cognizant team for providing the opportunity to students. The entire event was planned and well executed under the leadership of the campus Placement and Training officer, Prof. Lokhande along with School of Pharmacy coordinators, Dr Shariq Syed and Prof Arulselvan M.