CAREER GUIDANCE

The career guidance cell was commissioned in 1998 by the then Principal Dr.Sr.Olivia A.C. to facilitate the students with guidance and information needed during their course of under graduate and graduate studies at the St.Agnes College. Career planning is one of the most crucial aspects of any student's life.

A Career Guidance Cell now in its 19 th year since its inception has shown steady growth in reaching out to student and to keep up with rapid changes in technology and industry. Students are motivated to take up challenging professions, equip themselves with certificate courses and to attend courses for all round development inorder to increase their capabilities and potential.

The Career Guidance Cells collects and displays information from newspapers, journals, magazines and internet. The cell encourages students to appear for the competitive exams and other entrance examinations. Students are provided with adequate training and prepare them for the same. The students are counselled regularly to make the right career choices.

The students are provided with study material to appear for competitive exams like MBA, CAT, MAT, TOEFL, GRE, UPSC, KPSC, etc.


OBJECTIVES OF THE CELL

1. To study job potentials available in the job market.

2. To establish contact with companies organisations to invite them campus recruitment and placement.

3. To encourage students to appear for the competitive exams in management, computers and public services.

4. To coordinate the time line program at the departmental level and guide them based on their objectives.


FUNCTIONS OF THE CELL

1. To prepare students for competitive exams.

2. To organise programs on Personality Development, Public Speaking, Communication and so on.

3. To maintain relevant paper cuttings and documentation on various professions careers and subjects.

4. To collect data and information on the scope for higher education.

5. To interact with the institutional head, other career and placement organisations where the campus recruitment facility available and collect information.

6. To conduct short term certificate course that is relevant to their field of study.

7. To organise expertise from various fields to address the students regarding career and studies.



Tally ERP.9

St.Agnescollege(Autonomous) with collaboration with Manipal Institute of Computer Education(MICE) introduced a certificate course in Accounts and Tally with ERP-9. In the first batch 25 students enrolled for the course which was held from 10th July to 20th August 2015. The course was taught by Ms.Rachana from MICE. In the second batch 24 students enrolled for the course which was held from 24th August to 15th September 2015. In the third batch 20 students enrolled for the course which was held from 26th October to 3rd November. The fourth batch was held from 8th November to 15th November 2015 with 9 students. In the fifth batch 14 students enrolled for the course which was held from 23rd November to 19th December 2015. The sixth batch was held from 1st February to March 1st 2016 with 14 students. Fee of Rs.2500/- was collected  from each student and duration of the course was 90Hrs conducted from Monday to Friday in the evenings.


Communicative English

Communication is the key to success in life and effective communication calls for mastery over language. The course intends to develop the communication skills. The course is actively oriented and task based to equip the students for both day to day and official students to face the challenges in the communication skills posed by the emerging careers.

The certificate course in communicative English was started on July 14th 2015, 23 students enrolled for the course. The course was conducted for one hour in the evenings thrice a week. Ms.RaveenaMascarenhas conducted the course. Fee of Rs.1500/- was collected from each student.


Statistical Methods

The course using statistical software was started on 9th July 2015. 12 students enrolled for the course. The course was conducted for three hours a week. Mrs.Shubharekha form the Department of statistics conducted the classes. Rs.2000/- was collected from each student.


Keyboard Typing

The certificate course was started on 13th July 2015, 22 students enrolled for the course. The course was conducted for half an hour from Monday to Friday. Mrs.Shanthi Nazareth from Secretarial Practise Department conducted the course Rs.250/- was collected from each student.


Page Designing Using Corel Draw

This certificate course was started from 14th July 2015. 4 students enrolled for the course. The course was conducted thrice a week. Mrs Suparna Rai from the Department of Computer Science conducted the classes. Rs.700/- was collected from each student.


C Programming

This certificate course was started from 8th July 2015. 12 students enrolled for the course. The course was conducted twice a week for an hour. Mrs Adelaide Saldhana from the Department of Mathematics conducted the course.Rs.700/- was collected from each student.


Basic Computer Skills

This certificate course was started from 14th July 2015. 11 students enrolled for the course. The course was conducted thrice a week for an hour. Ms.Laveena from the department of Computer Science conducted the course. Rs.2000/- was collected from each student.


Web Designing and Animation

This certificate course was started on 14th July 2015. 2 students enrolled  for the course. The Course was conducted thrice a week for an hour each. Ms.Smitha from the Dept. of Computer Science conducted the course. A fee of Rs.3000/- was collected from each student.


Tailoring

This certificate course was started on 11th July 2015. 23 students enrolled for the course. The course was conducted for two hours every Saturday. Mrs.Jayashree from Sree Devi Tailors conducted the course. A fee of Rs.250/- was collected from each student.


Soft Skills

This certificate course was conducted along with department of commerce in the month of July 2015. 154 students enrolled for the course. The Course was conducted by Mr.Ronith of I BRAIN for 30 hrs. A fee of Rs.1000/- was collected from each student.


Learn and Earn

This certificate course was started in August 2015. 21 students enrolled for the course. The course was conducted once a week on Wednesdays by Ms.Prithvi from the Dept. of Economics. A fee of Rs.350/- was collected from each student.


CPT Coaching

Coaching for certified Professional Training was started on 20th July 2015. The classes were held from Monday to Saturday by Dr.Cathrine,  Mrs.Shubarekha, Mrs.Amitha, Ms.Vineetha and Mrs.Rithika. 18 students enrolled for the course. Fee of Rs.10,000/- was collected from each student


ACCA coaching

Coaching for Association of Charted certified Accountants( ACCA) started in August 2015. The class were held on Saturdays half day and Sunday full day by ISDC in the campus. 16 students enrolled for the second batch. A course fee of Rs.24,000/-  was collected from each student.


Bank/MAT Coaching

Coaching for competitive exams like Bank and MAT was started on 17th August,2015. The classes were held Monday to Friday by Mr.Nagendra Prasad. 10 students enrolled for the course. A fee of Rs.6000/- was collected from each students.


GUITAR COACHING

Coaching started for the guitar on 17th August 2015 .15 students enrolled for the course. The course was held twice a week for an hour each by Mr.Collin Braggs. A fee of Rs.500/- was collected from each student for 8 hours class.

Date Activity
16/6/2015 Orientation from ISDC regarding ACCA for 1st B.Com students
19/6/2015 Guest lecture conducted by Mr.Hisrar of `ISHARA` event Management Company on students on "FUTURE THROUGH EVENT MANAGEMANT"
24/6/2015 Guest lecture for final years regarding cancer by Global Concern India and students contributed for the cause. Talk on ACCA for 1st and 2nd year BBM students was organized.
2/7/2015 Dr.Catherine Rao spoke on "Career As A Charted Accountant" to all 1st year B.Com students. 3RD B.Sc(Comp.Sci) and 3rd BCA were given guest lecture by Prof.Santhosh Rebello and Prof.Suman Lasrado of St. Aloysius College on careers in Computer Science.
3/7/2015 All 2nd year B.Com students were given orientation on "Careers in Company Secretary" by Mr.Shanthan M.S from Bangalore.
9/7/2015 Guest lecture was conducted by MICE regarding Android Developer Course for 3rd BCA students.
10/7/2015 Mr.Hisrar of "HISRAR EVENTS" took up session for all MoralScience students on Part time jobs in Event Management
14/7/2015 United Bikers gave a program on "No Honking And Road Safety" for final year BCA, BA, B.Sc and BBM students.
16/7/2015-20/7/2015 IBRAIN conducted a certificate course for 154 students for 5 days in Soft Skills training.
25/7/2015 Mr. Kush Ahuja of ISDC launched ACCA program at St.Agnes College for the academic year and 27 students attended the same.
28/7/2015 Mr.Ashok Kumar(CA) Of Mumbai Stock Exchange addressed 50 students of final year B.Com and BBM on Capital Market
7/8/2015 Guest Lecture was conducted by Dr.Jayashankar Kannagar on the "Knowledge Of Ancient Mathematics for 2nd and 3rd year B.Sc students. 17 BCA and B.SC students attended Campus Placement of Tech Mahindra at Alvas, Moodbidri and 2 got selected.
8/8/2015 Enterpreunership Development Program(EDP) inauguration was held in collaboration with ICTACT & RGNIYD. Mr.Ashoka from School Of Social Work gave a talk on FORENSIC SCIENCE and Dr.Ronald Pinto Vice Principal of St.Alloysius College gave guest lecture on "Scope For Chemistry". Students who got more than 85% last semester were felicitated. Mr.Shanthan(CS) gold medallist in Company Secretary gave seminar for all 1st year B.Com students regarding the job opportunities and scope for Company  Secretaries in India.
19/8/2015 Mr.Adarsh of Miles Education, gave a seminar on CMA Certificated Mangement Accounting for 1st year BBM students.
25/8/2015 Vice President Mr.Jai Eapen Business Development of Miles Education addressed on CMA to 200 B.COM students.
27/8/2015 Vice President Mr.Jai Eapen , addressed 400 B.COM students on CMA.
29/8/2015 24/7.com launched an app in our campus on IBPS ~ PO, 2015 and Agnes students were given the benefit at subsidesed price of Rs.100/- for the App.
10/9/2015 NIIT conducted free Aptitude Test for 25 BCA students which was a Mock test for Competitive Exams.
14/9/2015- 15/9/2015 IBM Campus Placement was conducted for 6 colleges at our campus . Total of 400 students attended the drive and 15 of our students were selected for the job.
18/11/2015 Fenill Sunny of Miles Education, Operation Head addressed 2nd and 3rd year BBM students. 12 students attended the session on CMA.
28/11/2015 Department of Political Science in association with DACS [Delhi Academy For Civil Services]with Career guidance organized one day workshop on how to conquer civil services as a career. DACS faculty Mr.Venugopal and Mr.Vivet gave the talk. 60 students from St.Agnes and outside attended the workshop.
3/12/2015 RESCUE Research and Training Charity Trust Conducted seminar for 1st year degree students on "YOUTH ETHICAL ISSUES AND IMPACT ON SOCIETY".
8/12/2015 Rescue NGO also conducted the above program for final years.
9/12/2015 Rescue NGO conducted the above program for 2nd years. TIME Institute put up a counselling desk explaining about CAT, MAT, CMAT, PGCET, Bank Entrance Exam in the College.
5/1/2016 Sandeep Kumar G, Head,Alliances Karnataka representing  Jain University Bangalore addressed the final year BBM students on "Career Guidance and Higher Education".
7/1/2016 Mr.Amin, lecturer and Mr.Prakash Amin, HOD MSW, OF MV Shetty College of social work addressed 90 final year BA students on "scope of social work".
9/1/2016 CEO Miles Education Mr. Varun, and Adarsh, Miles Business Development gave a seminar for 3 hours to the faculty of Commerce and Management regarding the incorporating CMA in the syllabus to make an  integrated program.
16/1/2016 SAP online recruitment test was conducted for 16 BCA & Bsc computer science students.
20/1/2016 A team of three students from final year bcom participated in the IMA Student Case Competition 2016.
24/1/2016 Six students attended WIPRO Campus drive for a job plus MS degree at Bits Pilani University at SDM Ujiire and three got selected.
27/1/2016 Career guidance along with Department of Microbiology conducted one day workshop on " Food Safety & Food Hygiene". 44 final year microbiology students attended the session and Dr. Priya was the resource person.
28/1/2016 Four BSC students attended Infosys drive at MGM Udupi and two got selected.
30/1/2016 Thirteen BSC students attended Infosys drive at SDM Ujire and six got selected.
1/2/2016 Thirty students from all streams attended Amazon campus drive at Alvas, Moodbidri and three students got selected.
9/2/2016 Twelve BSC & BCA students attended TCS campus drive at Alvas, Moodbidri and five got selected.
17/2/2016 Eight students attended WIPRO campus drive at Alvas moodbidri and one got selected.
19/2/2016 IBM campus drive was conducted at our campus and ten colleges participated and three from our college got selected.
11/3/2016 Emphasis company gave a presentation to forty-five of our final year students and invited for a walkin interview at their campus at Morgansgate, Mangalore.
12/3/2016 NIIT Bejai centre conducted free aptitude test for 135 final year students of whom shortlisted would be eligible for Senior Bank Officer role at ICICI Bank.
Sl.No Name of the company No. of students
1 TECH MEHINDRA 2
2 IBM 19
3 SAP 7
4 WIPRO 4
5 INFOSYS 7
6 AMAZON 3
7 TCS 5
8 ICICI BANK -
9 EMPHASIS -
TOTAL - 47