TOI - EDUCATION TAKEOFF
23rd September 2017
Twelve students namely Chirag Aghi(18042), Ashish Kumar(18028), Bhumika (18038), Divya(18054), Priyanka(18121), Abhishek Mishra(18005), Nainza(18101), Neha(18105), Mansi(18092), Sudesh(18165), Harshita(18065) and Isha(18072) of CSE Department, Dronacharya College Of Engineering, Gurgaon participated and attended the event “EDUCATION TAKE OFF” organized by The Times of India on 23rd September, 2017, at Hotel Sheraton, Saket.
The main objective of the program was to acknowledging students about the education and career opportunities provided by the foreign universities and colleges.
The event was divided into four parts. In the first part, Ms. Pervin Malhotra, Executive Director, Career Guidance India, along with the panelists, Mr. Mathew McCracken, Trade Commissioner-Education, High Commission of Canada, Mr. Shri Prem Ahuja, Assistant General Manager, Personal Banking, State Bank of India, Mr. Sheik Suleman, General Manager-Overseas Education Services, EdCIL India Ltd , Mr. Rahul Kumar, Destination Head- Canada, IDP Education India Pvt Ltd. and Mr. Shakaib Chaudhary, Head- Operational effectiveness(India), IDP Education India Pvt Ltd, discussed about “Studying Abroad: What you can’t find on internet”. This part covered the following topics: - College v/s Course: Balancing the two, Emerging destinations in focus: Australia and Canada, Procuring Financial help and paying it off while studying, Moving to a foreign land and Counseling and documentation.
The second part was named as “Emerging Destination :Australia”, which was conducted by, Ms. Shayanti Arora, Assistant Manager- Australia, IDP Education India Pvt Ltd and Ms. Maria Hussain, Counselor, IDP Education India Pvt Ltd. Both of them gave information regarding further education in Australia. They explained, the fields, the entrance exams, the study pattern, the admission procedure, etc.
The third part was taken by Ms. Ritu Kohli, Manager-Canada, IDP Education India Pvt Ltd. and Ms. Niharika Sharma, Counselor , IDP Education India Pvt Ltd explained “Emerging Destination :Canada”
The last and the most important part was “The Desk Mate Counseling Session” in which there was one-to-one discussion with experts.
It proved to be fruitful to students as the session cleared all the doubts came across their mind.