-Filed by Department of Education-
Kalon Dr Pema Yangchen, Department of Education, CTA inaugurated the 3rd Career Fair at Lugsam Tibetan Community Hall on Wednesday.
Education Kalon in her inaugural speech stressed the importance of organizing such an event for the students, benefitting them in making better career decisions & in motivating the students to be as inquisitive as they can to clear their doubts.
She further encouraged the students to actively participate in the Fair and make the best use of the opportunity.
“The objective of organizing this fair is to provide a platform for the school students to meet the Representatives of the various professional institutes one on one and hear from them the college admission procedure, various courses offered in the said institutes, merit scholarship, fee structures etc.,” said Donkar Wangmo, Chief Counselor.
“This meeting with the college representatives will help the students in making a better decision in choosing a college after they graduate from school”.
17 professional colleges from Bangalore, Mysore & Mangalore participated in the Career Fair. Each College was a given a booth to display information about their college. Representatives of the respective colleges made the presentation to the students visiting the booth.
Students of classes IX & above from the five big Tibetan schools viz STS Bylakuppe, STS CVP Bylakuppe, STS Kollegal, STS Gurupura and SOS TCV Bylakuppe attended the much awaited Career Fair and enthusiastically questioned the representatives of the participating colleges and extracted as much information as they could so that they feel confident in making a right choice in choosing the best college for themselves after they leave school.
This Career Fair is organised under the guidance & leadership of Ms Donkar Wangmo, Chief Counselor of the Department of Education, CTA and Jamyang Wangyal, resident counsellor of the South Zone Guidance & Counseling cell located at Mundgod.
A total of about 500 students and more than 50 parents attended the Career Fair. In the past, the First and Second Career Fair was held at Mundgod and Bylakuppe respectively. Jamyang Wangyal, resident counsellor proposed the vote of thanks.
This event is funded by USAID.