: The Hindu EducationPlus career counseling programme, held here in Bijapur for the second successive year, evoked good response from students.

Over 400 students from various colleges, who attended the programme, expressed their gratitude to The Hindu for conducting such a programme that they felt helped cleardoubts about selecting the right career.

Deepti Savalagi, a second PU student of KCP Science College here, said the programme helped her find answers to many questions related to seat selection.

“I did not know where to find the details about CET counselling. Officials of the Karnataka Examination Authority game me all the information I needed. Besides, I also got to know the career options available in other fields,” she said.

Kaveri Sajjanar, a PU student of B.M. Patil College, thanked The Hindu for inviting experts to talk about career opportunities in the armed forces.

“Many students like me did not have any information about the opportunities available in the Defence sector. After attending the programme, I got to know the opportunities available in the field,” she said.

Shahbaz Khan, a second PU student of Shantiniketan College, said he got information about careers in fields other than engineering and medicine.

“I am particular happy because of the knowledge about the agriculture sector. The KEA officials cleared doubts on applying for seats online,” he said.

Ashwith Kalal, a second PU student of Banjara College, said he felt that some experts should have spoken about opportunities in veterinary science.

“I hope next year The Hindu will include this topic also to help students,” he said.