Career Counselling has gained importance as the range of careers and jobs have increased with the emergence of new and unconventional careers. Due to is lack of proper guidance and awareness of actual conditions and requirement of job market students sometimes find it difficult to convert their educational base into careers and livelihood earning. Counselling helps in connecting students to resources so that they can become more knowledgeable about jobs and occupations. It also helps students in the decision-making process in order to enable them to choose a career path that is well suited to their own interests, values, abilities and personality.
Career counselling involves
- Exploring the students’ aptitude, preferences and skills for a given career keeping in view the academic or other performance attained so far.
- The various courses of study most suitable are examined, keeping the career options in mind.
- Counselling in terms of adjustment to the job professionally and the skills involved are also suggested.PREF organizes Career counselling and career guidance where students are guided as per their field of interest and academics. The inputs regarding careers suitable for them is provided by the counsellors but they are also encouraged and guided to explore information about the careers on their own through internet and other sources which results in creation of interest in the student and helps in final decision making by them.
Detailed information about process of selection in various professional course and colleges, in depth information about the selected career options are some of the features of the career counselling provided free of cost to students selected for PREF scholarships.