Students, Mentors & FacultyCareer counseling was conducted for our HSC (Science Batch of 2017-18) students on 9th June 2018 at Thane

Total Participants:55 [ Students (21), Mentors(17), Faculty+ Volunteers (17)]

Preparations of this important workshop began more than one month in advance when the mentors (Karyakarta-Palak) of the students were asked to fill up a questionnaire for information on academic performance, exam marks, subject wise preference, career goals chosen by students and mentors evaluation of these options. They were also asked about write the strengths&weaknesses, aptitude & any other specific qualities of the student which would be helpful to the career guidance team.

The information was studied in depth by the Career Counseling team and was taken into consideration during the counselling sessions which were conducted after declaration of Board Exams and the major entrance exams (NEET, IIT-JEE & MH-CET) results.

Students with MentorsStudents & Mentors from all four VSM branches (Thane, Shahapur, Borivali& Pune) attended the workshop. Nagpur students were counseled telephonically.

It was insisted that mentors should attend the session along with their wards for effective counseling & post counseling admission process.

The participation of Students & mentors was 80% despite heavy rains & commuting difficulties. Workshop team really appreciated this commitment from all participants which was in sync with the core values of our organization.

One on one with Student & ParentStudents were given specific time slots for individual counseling & in depth one on one guidance was given to each & every student depending upon his academic performance, marks in entrance exams, performance in individual subjects, his aptitude etc.

Various options in para-medical, nursing, basic sciences (BSc), pharmacy were Interested in Nursing- let us form a groupexplained along with details of colleges, previous year cut-offs & admission procedures. The different branches of engineering, preferences and rankings of government colleges, marks needed for admission, campus placements etc. were told in detail.

Engineering Team at work 1The team made a sincere effort to answer the various questions & clear doubts raised by students and mentors. They were encouraged to be in touch with team members for any further queries post workshop.

Post- workshop brainstorming session was conducted where various challenges & ways to face them in future were discussed in detail. This will be useful for further improving the effectiveness of Science Career Guidance Team.

Engineering Team at work 2The Mentors expressed their satisfaction to the workshop team saying that individual, focused counseling was of great help & they got to know many options & processes which they were unaware of till now, this will surely help them & their student to make the right choice of career.

Our Team:

Medical-Paramedical-Nursing Guidance 2 Medical, Para- Medical & Basic Science:Dr. Anita Mokashi & Dr.ArchanaDamle

Nursing:Vidyatai Jathar

Engineering & Related fields: Swati Khare&UjwalaRanade,

Common Options:Nidhi Chitre

Admin. Support: PadmajaSaurkar& team

Registration & Event Fotos: Our students Darshana Kankoshe&Shubham Sakpal