Over 20,000 students, 500 schools sensitised in Career Conference by DSEJ


JAMMU : To ensure that students take the right courses and prepare for future studies and career options while inculcating habits that are essential to achieve success in a particular field, Directorate of School Education, Jammu through its counselling cell organised a Career conference for 10th and 12th class passouts in which more than 20000 students and 500 schools were counselled live by career guidance experts virtually and many more got benefitted through other social media platforms of the Directorate.

Dr. Ashutosh Srivastava Career Mentor Founder & CEO Psyuni India, Dr. Ravinder Jangral Assistant Coordinator JK Samagra Shiksha, Ajay Thapa Senior Lecturer Mechanical Engineer Department and Dushyant Singh, Career Counselling Officer District E&C Centre Jammu were amongst the expert panellists who guided the students in an appropriate way.

Director School Education Jammu, Dr. Ravi Shankar Sharma emphasised on the recognition of capabilities, skills and interest of the students while deciding on taking up a field as a career option. He appreciated the initiative of Counselling Cell DSEJ and said that such conferences help the students to select the right kind of career which not only suits the student’s skill sets but also allows them to excel in their fields and Counselling Cell DSEJ has is leaving no stone unturned to accomplish this objective

He highlighted various Government schemes and added that the students must be well acquainted with them so as to avail the opportunities being provided to them.

Joint Director, DSEJ, Subah Mehta, motivated the students by sharing her own life story. She discussed various Government schemes with the students, their parents and staff and staff members and said that SWOT Analysis must be followed in schools. She stressed upon the recognition of interests, strengths and weaknesses of students.

Dr Ashutosh Sharma, Ajay Thapa, Dr. Ravindra Jangral and Dushyant Singh dealt with the queries of students and discussed various schemes, new projects , vocational courses and technical courses etc.

Dr. Romesh Kumar, Counselling Cell DSEJ asked all HOIs of HS/HSS to develop counselling Centres in alliance with the districts so as to fulfill student’s aspirations by setting up realistic goals.

Dr. Alka Sharma moderated the session whereas Preeti Sharma Member Counselling Cell DSEJ presented the formal Vote of thanks. The technical support was provided by JKKN. Bindu Kumari, Counsellor Shanti Saroop Sharma and Nirmal rendered their help to make this event a great success.