A team of experts from Chandigarh University were in Guwahati on April 27 to inaugurate a professional career counselling facility for the students of the region which will be available free-of-cost.
Under the facility, any 10+2 or graduate student could walk-in for getting professional career guidance for which the student would undergo psychometric test based upon which they would be given career advisory report that would help them to choose their field of interest.
“The students of Northeast can avail this facility for career guidance free of cost throughout the year where a team of experts would be available at the university’s regional office in Guwahati,” said Chandigarh University spokesperson Prabhdeep Singh.
“The technology and information savvy students of modern era are well informed and judicious while planning their career and does not refrain from selecting an emerging field as a career rather than choosing a contemporary one,” Singh added. “As a result universities have to be well prepared by having rich industry-academia interface, offering skill-based education that goes beyond the scope of just churning out graduates and post-graduates as today’s youth want to take-up skill oriented education which can lead to employment or entrepreneurship,” he added.
Singh said that more than 1,500 students from different parts of Northeast are currently studying at Chandigarh University. “Chandigarh has always remained the most preferred destination for the students of Northeast for their higher education as the city beautiful offers quality education at a much cheaper fees, affordable cost of living, clean and secure environment besides good job opportunities,” he said.