Virtual Career Counselling sessions were organized by DPS R.K.Puram for students and parents of class X on 4th and 6th January 2021 to orient students about the various career options in all the three streams Science, Commerce and Humanities.
First session on 4th January was on “Conventional and Technical Courses (Mainly Sciences)”. The speaker for the session was Mr. P.K.Sharma, Assistant Director at Aakash Institute. He has experience of over two decades on counselling students at Engineering college and Aakash Institute.
The class representatives addressed the parents, welcomed them and encouraged them to facilitate the students to identify their interests and skills in order to choose a career of their choice.
Mr. Sharma shared his extensive knowledge of various career options, opportunities and challenges that come with each combination of subjects. He also explained very diligently the importance of Class X in career planning. The entire session was not only informative but also opened up various avenues for the students to explore in order to plan their career.
The session was attended by about 240 students and parents on an online platform.The session was wrapped up with a Question & Answer round which witnessed a lot of enthusiastic participation from the students and parents.
The second session – unconventional and Professional Careers (Mainly Commerce and Humanities) was organised on 6th Jan 2021.
The speaker for the session was Ms. Shilpa, Counsellor at Mindler Educational Institute. Ms. Shilpa addressed the current situation of global pandemic Covid-19 and encouraged students to explore new careers that would be open post-pandemic as well. She shared the wide range of career opportunities available to students with commerce and Humanities related careers.
The session was attended by about 216 students and parents of class X. The session was moderated by the school counsellors.