Managaluru, Nov 08, 2019 : Vikaas Career Guidance Programme-2019 was organised by Vikaas Pre-University College, Mangaluru, on its campus on 08 November 2019. Prof. Ronald Pinto, Former Vice- Principal, St. Aloysius College, Mangaluru, and Director, Institute for Individual Development, Mangaluru, inaugurated the program. Prof. Ronald Pinto, who touched a personal chord in his inaugural address, said that students’ determination against all odds is that matters to achieve their goals. He also pointed out that there are plenty of career opportunities other than medical and engineering careers.
Dr. Suneel B. M., Principal, Vikaas PU College, in his presidential address, observed that students are not generally sure of what to do after their pre-university course and it’s because of their lack of awareness about their own capacities. He said the forthcoming sessions would help them in solving this predicament.
Sri. Parthasarathi Palemar, Coordinator, Vikaas Group of Institutions, Dr. Manjula A. Rao, Dean, Vikaas Group of Institutions, Prof. T. Rajaram Rao, Academic Director, Vikaas Pre-University College, and Mrs. Ayshwarya K., Principal, Vikaas First Grade College, were present on the occasion.
The programme further continued with sessions on various fields of courses and professions handled by experts from respective fields. The chief guest Prof. Ronald Pinto himself delivered a session on Degree Courses (BSc and MSc), Exams for Government employment & CLAT, and Interior and Fashion Designing. The session on Engineering and NATA Exam was delivered by Mr. Abhilash, Managing Director, Abhijnya Education Private Ltd, following a motivational talk on personality development.Dr. Guru Tej, Co-founder, Wisdom Education Academy, took the students through ‘Global Career’. Dr. Shivakumar Magada, Professor of Aquatic Biology, College of Fisheries, Mangaluru, enlightened the students in agricultural and allied courses. Dr. Unnikrishnan, Associate Dean, and Professor of Community Medicine, KMC, Mangaluru, handled the session on Medicine Entrance Exam. Dr. Shivaprasad, Principal, Professor and Head of the Department, Organon of Medicine and Homeopathic Philosophy, Father Muller Homeopathic Medical College and Hospital, spoke on Homeopathy and AYUSH. Dr. Sunjyoth H. S., Assistant Professor, Vikaas College of Physiotherapy, Mangaluru, guided the students to the promising prospects of physiotherapy courses. CA Vindya V Hegde, associate in KNDC LLP & Associates and faculty, KVC Academy, elaborated on the scope and opportunities of Company Secretarycourse and the career of Chartered Accountant.Mrs. Rashmi, service industry professional, threw light into the opportunities and scope of aviation courses. Mr. Cedric Coutinho, Career Counsellor, Amity Education Group, Bangalore, delivered a session on stress management, time management, and leadership development.
Mrs. Shruthi Kishor, lecturer, Department of Physics, Mrs. Deepika Shetty, lecturer, Department of Commerce, and Mrs. Rakshitha Uchil, lecturer, Department of English, Vikaas PU College, hosted the inaugural, science and commerce sessions respectively.
Students of Vikaas PU College participated in the programme with great enthusiasm and widened their understanding in the prospects of their career.