APPSCCE mains candidates receive counselling

ITANAGAR, Aug 19: The Career Guidance Cell of the Nyishi Elite Society (NES-CGC) conducted an ‘orientation-cum-counselling’ programme for the APPSCCE prelims-qualified candidates at the Dorjee Khandu Memorial Conventional Hall here on 18 August.
A host of resource persons provided important tips and guidance to crack the state’s toughest examination.
Health Special Secretary Tapasya Raghav shared her experiences while she was preparing for the civil services, and spoke about the challenges and responsibilities that come once one becomes a civil servant.
SIC (Vigilance) Deputy SP Neelam Nega spoke on time management, especially during written examinations, while Ziro CO Bengia Yakar Neelam explained how to reduce and beat examination pressure and stress.
Itanagar-based Success Point Coaching Institute’s faculty member Rajiv Singh briefed the aspirants on choosing the right optional papers for the mains examinations. Seppa CO Laxmi Dodum gave an overview of general studies paper 1 & 2, and also shared her experiences while preparing for the paper.
Taraso CO Rome Mele spoke about strategies, and offered an analysis of preparing for the APPSCCE. He dwelt on various aspects, especially on general studies. Pipsorang CO Kipa Raja inspired the young aspirants to give 100 percent efforts, whatever they choose to do. Saying that civil service is not everything, he suggested that if they cannot make it in the mains exams, there are ample opportunities in other fields.
NES-CGC member secretary Nangram Pingkap informed that more than 200 candidates belonging to the Nyishi community have cleared the prelims this time. He exuded confidence that the “striking rate will be much better as compared to previous APCS examinations.”
To encourage the aspirants, NES central executive members headed by vice-president (east) Tarh Tabin and general secretary Heri Maring participated in the programme.
NEX-CGC chairman Dr NT Rikam highlighted the objectives of organising the programme, and advised the aspirants to make the best use of the opportunity. He said the NES would continue to provide such guidance and counselling to the youths of the community.