Career counselling prog organised

SEPPA, Feb 14: The career counselling cell of the government model college here in East Kameng district organised a seminar on ‘Career opportunities after graduation’ on Friday.
The programme featured PowerPoint presentations on various career options available for graduates.
The college’s Principal, Robin Hissang, spoke on the ‘scope of postgraduate degree and suitable universities for higher studies’, and informed about various postgraduate degree courses available after completion of BA.
He spoke about strategies for preparing for entrance exams for MA courses offered by various universities, and explained the process of filling up the form for the entrance examination of JNU, New Delhi (both offline and online), besides speaking about the availability of PG courses in various universities in India.
One of the resource persons of the programme was Tage Nobin, who cracked the state civil services exam in 2016 but left the job of a circle officer to work as a marketing officer with the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL).
Nobin, who is now posted as the state coordinator of the IOCL, delivered a lecture on ‘Civil service as career option and strategies for its preparation’. He advised the students to “plan properly, manage time, be ambitious, and work hard.” He also advised them to collect informative books.
Assistant History Professor Mohan Koyu dwelt on fine arts as a career option, and listed out the colleges and universities in the Northeast that offer degree and diploma courses in fine arts.
Assistant English Professor and the college’s NCC CTO, Tage Pugang, informed about various ways to join the Indian Army after graduation, while Associate History Professor, Dr Rajesh Verma, highlighted the benefits of choosing writing as career option.
A quiz competition was also conducted as part of the month-long awareness campaign, ‘Saksham-2020’, under the aegis of the Petroleum Conservation Research Association of the union petroleum & natural gas ministry.
The winners of the quiz competition were Ram Riang (6th semester, major in political science), Amak Dolo (6th semester), Vijay Londa (6th semester), and Simon Kino (4th semester).
The winners were awarded prizes from the Guwahati divisional office of the IOCL.