Registration is in progress for the pre-counselling guidance programmes to be conducted by The Hindu-EducationPlus at Hotel Joys Palace in Thrissur on May 9.

The programmes are intended for students seeking admission to courses in various professional streams after completing their Plus-Two.

Registration is free. It is on a first-come-first-served basis. The programmes will help students get an overview of key courses.

S. Rajoo Krishnan, former Joint Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, will speak on the online seat allotment process.

The programmes will highlight the main factors to be borne in mind while exercising options in the engineering and other streams.

Aspects of career planning will be touched upon.

Those who wish to take part may register their names through e-mail: ep@thehindu.co.in

Each applicant should furnish his/her address and phone number. Registration forms are also available at the office of The Hindu in Thrissur at Second Floor, Hamriya Complex, Shoranur Road (telephone: 0487-2320711, 2321411).

Similar programmes are also being organized in Kannur on May 6, Kozhikode on May 7, Kochi on May 10, and Thiruvananthapuram on May 18.

The State Bank of India, local head office is the presenting sponsor and the Co-operative Academy for Professional Education the associate sponsor of the programmes. Asianet News is the TV Partner.

An interactive session led by a panel of experts will be a highlight.

Students may seek information and get their doubts clarified at this session. A handbook on professional courses will be provided to each participant free of cost.

It contains information on course-college selection process, professional courses on offer, engineering course and college selection and the scope of other domains.

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