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Virtual career guidance conclave for students

SRM Institute of Science and Technology (SRMIST) in association with The Hindu Group has launched a 15-part webinar series that spotlights science and technology courses and their relevance to the 2020s workplace.

Called ‘SRM Virtual Conclave for Career Guidance 2021’ (May 8 to June 6), the series is offered free to all (registration via bit.ly/SRMISTTH). Experts representing industry and academia will handle the 15 sessions, primarily meant to assist students from Classes 9 to 12 choose streams and courses that resonate better with evolving requirements of industry.

C. Muthamizhchelvan, Vice-Chancellor (Interim), SRMIST, said the exercise would help school students and their parents make the right education choices, amid the pandemic-induced challenges. He pointed out that “there are enormous opportunities available in core and allied engineering programmes” and not only in computer science programmes, a fact generally lost on parents and students.


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