Hassan, June 1, 2012
Get help while making crucial career decisions
The Hindu EducationPlus will hold its annual career counselling and guidance programme in Hassan on Saturday. The programme is to help students who have completed Class 10, 11 and 12 make the right decisions with regard to courses and careers. It will be held at AVK College for Women, near the old bus-stand, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The participants will get an opportunity to interact with experts from the Karnataka Examinations Authority, which conducts the online CET seat allotment for admission to professional courses.
Students and parents can interact with the experts and clarify their doubts on the online seat allotment process.
H.J. Hamsaraj, an industrialist and a known-name in the field of non-conventional energy technologies, will inaugurate the programme and speak on ‘Pursuing excellence in academic life and enhancing employability'.
Bedre N. Manjunath, founder of Bedre Foundation, will throw light on a host of career opportunities besides engineering and medicine. This will be followed by an interactive session with a panel of experts comprising B.C. Ravi Kumar, principal and director of the Hassan Institute of Medical Sciences, and Karisiddappa, principal of the Government College of Engineering, Hassan. Mr. Manjunath will also respond to queries related to different courses and opportunities.
There will also be an aptitude and abilities test conducted by MeriTrac, the assessment partners to the programme.
A well-researched handbook, presenting a wide range of career options, trends in various fields, including pure mathematics, animation and fine arts, will be distributed to the participants for free. The students are requested to be present at the venue half an hour before the programme commences, for registration.
The title sponsor for the event is the State Bank of India. The associate sponsors are Bearys Institute of Technology, Mangalore; Padmashree Group of Institutions, Bangalore; Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Bangalore; Sambhram Institutions; Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka, and Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Bangalore.