An Indian College Fair was held at Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram on Saturday, 11th May 2019 with a strong representation by 20 of India’s leading universities. The event was organised by the Counselling Office with the objective of providing 1) direct access to leading Indian universities and 2) sharing undergraduate career-option information.
The Universities present were Ahmedabad University, Amity University, Anant National University, Ansal University, Apeejay Institute of Design, Ashoka University, BML Munjal University, Flame University, GD Goenka University, IILM Institute, Indian School of Business and Finance, Indian School of Hospitality, KR Mangalam University, Krea University, NMIMS, O P Jindal Institute, Pearl Academy, Shiv Nadar University, SP Jain, and World University of Design.
The University representatives offered comprehensive inputs on the Application Process, Admission Timelines, Undergraduate Programs, Testing / Marks / Entrance Requirements, Supporting Documents required (Personal Statement/Essays, Letters of Recommendation, if applicable), the Interview process and Financial Aid & Criterias (if available).
In addition to the University representatives, whose presence and input was greatly appreciated by students and parents, the school also hosted 2 leading career counsellors in Delhi. The school career counsellor, Ms. Ambika Kaul started the counselling sessions in the AVH highlighting the importance of self-discovery. She also emphasised the significance of being self-driven and demonstrating intellectual curiosity. Mr. Jitin Chawla, one of India’s leading career counsellors, held the first session sharing detailed information about various new-age career options, colleges where one could pursue such undergraduate degrees, and future prospects. Mr. Ankit Kapoor of Pratham held the next two sessions detailing the Delhi University admissions guidelines, non-CBSE mark based options across India, and stream neutral options. In attendance were students of Class XII, and their parents. All three sessions were followed by very energised Q&A, with the speakers providing clarity and relevant guidance.