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CU launches National Campaign on career guidance-VC

CU launches National Campaign on career guidance-VC

Bathinda-“Industry expectation have changed a lot from the fresh talent joining them and as a result the Universities in today’s scenario have to overhaul their academic structure so that the youth are trained as per the requirements of the corporate world” said Dr. R.S.Bawa, Vice-Chancellor, Chandigarh University during a press conference at Bathinda.

Bawa launched a  Nation-wide campaign to provide free-of-cost professional career counselling facility for the students which would be available free-of-cost online and at the 3 University regional offices for the students from Punjab at Ludhiana, Amritsar and Bathinda. Under the facility, any matric, 10+2 or graduate student from Punjab could walk-in at the University regional offices 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 the state can avail this facility for career guidance free of cost through-out the year where a team of experts would be available online to counsel the students through career counselling and help them to choose career option and understand the future prospects of the various fields which are available” informed Dr. Bawa.

CU launches National Campaign on career guidance-VC

Dr. Bawa revealed that “Although today’s youth is well informed about the career options and are choosing emerging areas like Data Analytics, Information Security, Cloud Computing, Bio-Technology, Animation, and Film Production as their career option keeping an eye on the changing job trends offered by the Industry yet they have to be guided in a professional way and start of professional guidance facility is a first step in this direction”.  More than 6000 students from different parts of Punjab which includes 2700 students from Malwa who are currently studying at Chandigarh University.

Bawa said there are more than 230 students from the region of who have been selected by multiple companies during campus placements. “Students such as Jaswinder Singh who is Computer Science Engineering student from Bathinda who has been selected by record number of 5 top notch MNCs which includes Hewlett Packard, SAP Labs, Practo Technologies, Cognizant & Mindtree” he said. Talking about other students from the region, Vice-Chancellor said “Navjot Kaur a MBA student from Talwandi Sabo has been selected by Reliance, Bandhan Bank, Axis Bank & Tommy Hilfiger”.  In total more than 492 Multi-Nationals have given 5132 offers to the passing-out batch of Engineering, Management, Pharmacy, Mass Communication, Diploma Engineering, Animation, Bio-Technology and other streams.


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