Career Guidance Seminar organized under operation Pathshala

Time & Us
Last Updated: August 25, 2017 at 2:51 am


JAMMU, AUGUST 24: A seminar on career guidance and educational opportunities for youth was organise at MAM College, Jammu under operation Pathshala.
The seminar was attended by SSP and hundreds of students.
SP South Jammu, Sandeep Choudhary educated the students in detail about various career and educational opportunities available to them during graduation and after graduation. He said that the focus areas of the seminar were various examinations being conducted after graduation for different jobs and scholarship schemes.
While interacting with the students, SP emphasised the importance of exposure for overall development of students. The students coming from rural background face difficulty in various exams due to lack of exposure. The only way to get through tough exams for students from humble backgrounds is to prepare themselves with hard work and dedication. He stressed on the importance of internet and easy availability of knowledge through Youtube lectures and different open source websites.
Exposure can come through different means like travel, books, magazines, movies and seminars etcetera said the SP while telling the students about the travel documentaries produced by Rick Steves that are available on Youtube for free. Books can play a very vital role in grooming young people for their bright future. The importance of reading magazines like Time, The Economist, Frontline, Economic and Political Weekly is very important for developing a perspective on current issues. It is essential for young people to read newspapers on regular basis.
The interaction also included the importance of understanding student politics and its role in the larger politics.
The career guidance part of the seminar focused on preparation for UPSC, SSC, Assistant Commandant Exam, Bank PO exam, NABARD and RBI grade-A and grade-B exams. A detailed discussion about understanding the syllabus of these exams was held. The importance of English as a global language and its vitality in cultivating a career was also discussed. The admission procedure for institutes like JNU, IIMs and Indian Statistical Institute was also discussed.