Around 2,000 students from Telangana region turn up for the event

The apprenticeship training selection programme for paramedics organised at Mahboobia Girls High School here on Thursday received a good response with around 2,000 students from different parts of the Telangana region turning up. The event was organised by Commissionerate of Intermediate Education and Board of Apprenticeship Training, Chennai.

The programme was conducted for students who passed out Intermediate through paramedical vocational courses between 2010 and 2012. Similar programmes were also conducted in Visakhapatnam and Kadapa in the State. Around 10 organisations and 50 hospitals turned up to offer some 1,250 vacancies of multi purpose health worker, medical lab technician, X-ray technician, audio technician etc. to the students. A preliminary screening was done for students at the venue after which the shortlisted candidates would be interviewed and absorbed by the hospitals for the one year programme. A stipend of the Rs.1, 970 is paid to the candidates on selection and on completion of the apprenticeship programme a certificate will be issued by the Board of Apprenticeship (SR), Chennai. The certificate is valid for applying for government jobs. Selections for non paramedic trades would be held on Friday in which 25 companies including BHEL, BDL, HAL, and Singareni Collieries are expected to participate.

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