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									  ESSENTIALS OF
CAREER PLANNING
      AND
 EXPLORING THE
 WORLD OF WORK


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After 10th …………………….

What???????????????
The secret of joy in work is contained in
one word- excellence. To know how to do
something well is to enjoy it – Pearl s Buck


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                 What do you want to be?
    Understand
     yourself…
    What‟s your
  interest, ability,
   personality &
       value




Journalist             Engineer


  Lawyer

                       Designer   Doctor
 IAS Officer                               Lawyer   #
 What is Rohit really going to do?

 Is Anita really going to get there? How?

 Is Kapil sure of his subjects ?

 If Udit doesn‟t make it in the
  competion,,does he have any other option?
  What?

 Are Kalpana‟s subjects appropriate?
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ANSWER TO FOLLOWING
  QUESTIONS WOULD
    INVOLVE...........




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            WHAT IS A CARRER????
The term `career’ refers to lifelong development of
an individual beginning with his education, his
achievement in different spheres of life, his lifestyle
and his vocational adjustment.
   Essential requirements for building career are:
• PERSONALITY
•INTEREST
•APTITUDE



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         PERSONALITY




CAREER    APTITUDE




          INTEREST
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 Characteristic patterns of thoughts, feelings,
and behaviors that make a person unique.
Personality originates within the individual and
remains fairly consistent throughout once life.

        Extrovert, outgoing and fun loving
                      or
           Introvert and reserved


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What are the areas you excel in and what
are the areas that u don’t???
What can you do and what you cannot
depends upon your ability.
Numbers fascinate you?
Searching for some logic?

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Discuss Your Child’s Interests

 • Ask your child:
     –   What are your favorite school subjects?
     –   What activities outside of school do you enjoy most?
     –   What hobbies do you have or would you like to have?
     –   What do you like to do with your friends?
 •

     –   What special skills or abilities do you think you possess?
     –   What have you done that you are most proud of?
     –   What do you like to do with your free time?
     –   What types of books interest you the most?



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 Journey of interest in your child’s
                life

• If your child has an interest in ANIMALS, he or she might
  like to:
• Elementary School
   – Feed and care for a family pet
• Middle School
   – Join a 4-H Club
   – Walk or care for a neighbor‟s dog
• High School
   – Volunteer at a local veterinary clinic, animal shelter or zoo




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 Journey of interest in your child’s
                life
• If your child has an interest in ART, he or she
  might like to:
• Elementary School
   – Make birthday or holiday cards for relatives and
     friends
• Middle School
   – Create graphics for the school newsletter
   – Design invitations for a special event
• High School
   – Design a personal or school Web site


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Journey of interest in your child’s
               life
• If your child likes to HELP PEOPLE, he or she might like
  to:
• Elementary School
   – Join a Girl Scout or Boy Scout club
• Middle School
   – Teach a younger child to read
   – Volunteer to read to nursing home residents
• High School
   – Be a summer or vacation camp counselor
   – Assist at a day care center




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  Journey of interest in your child’s
                 life
• If your child likes to BUILD or REPAIR THINGS,
  he or she might like to:
• Elementary School
  – Use Lego's or Lincoln Logs to build things
• Middle School
  – Build a radio or computer from a kit
  – Take apart an old appliance and put it back together
• High School
  – Design and build a robot or a piece of furniture
  – Help repair or remodel things in your home

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• KNOWELDGE ABOUT ONESELF

• KNOWLEDGE ABOUT WORLD OF
  WORK

• GUIDANCE TO CONNECT BOTH-
  ONESELF AND WORLD OF WORK

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The one of the most important step in
 choosing career is to be armed with
 an understanding of one‟s
 STRENGTHS and WEAKNESSES
 and an awareness of what you truly
 value.


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AREA OF STRENGTH AND
WEAKNESS
STRENGTHS                                        WEAKNESS
•What are your advantages?                       •What areas are you weak at? (Work/Study/social skills)
•What are the things you do well?                •Which are the areas that need improvement?
•What things are you better than anyone else?    •What is not easy for you?
•What comes naturally to you?


OPPORTUNITIES                                    THREATS
What are the interesting trends?                •What obstacles do you face?
Changes in technology and market                •Is changing technology threatening your position?
Changes in Govt. policy
Changes in social patterns such as population
  patterns, lifestyles etc.
New Skills learnt/ developed
Demand Supply gaps, which you can fulfil.

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                               MY PERSONAL SWOT
No Subject/Activity area              Strength   Weakness   Can Improve
1.   Subject in School:
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.
2.   Game/Hobby – my interest areas
a.
b.
c.
3.   Interaction with others
a.   Public speaking & Presentation
b.   Debate
c.   Make new friends easily
4.   Family Background
a.   Financial Support from family
b.   Networking ability
c.   Advise/ Guidance/ Mentors

d.   Atmosphere/ Environment
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                       MY PERSONAL SWOT
No   Subject/Activity area                 Strength   Weakness   Can Improve

5.   Motivation levels
a.   Self Confidence
b.   High Energy Drive & Will to
     succeed
c.   Ability to work unsupervised
6    Creative Skills
7    Artistic Skills
8    Leadership Qualities
9    Ability to focus and complete tasks

10
11
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No    Activity/Subject
                                                AREA OF INTEREST
                                              Like very much   Like a bit   Neutral   Do not like   Dislike a lot


6.    Dramatics - Acting

7     Accounting / Book-keeping/Records



8.    Reading books/ current affairs.



9.    Law/ Legislations/ Public Service



10.   Business/ Trade/ Commerce


11.   Take care of people/ nursing/Medicine


12.   Pets/Taking Care of Pets

13.   Food/ Cooking/ housekeeping

14.   Finance/ Stocks & shares

15.   Computer: Hardware/ Software


16.   Agriculture

17.   Research

18.   Police/ Defence/ Detective Work

19.   Advising / Teaching people
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                                             AREA OF INTEREST
No   Activity/Subject                                       Like very much   Like a bit   Neutral   Do not like   Dislike a lot


1    Subject in School:
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.
g.
2    Games/Hobbies-Interest areas:

a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
3.   Interaction with others & Hobbies / Games / other pursuits.
a.   Public Speaking
b.   Debate
c.   Make new friends easily
d.   Presentation
4.   Art pursuits – drawing, painting etc.
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5.   Musical pursuits – playing/ singing
                                                       AREA OF INTEREST
No    Activity/Subject                        Like very much   Like a bit   Neutral   Do not like   Dislike a lot

6.    Dramatics - Acting


7     Accounting / Book-keeping/Records



8.    Reading books/ current affairs.


9.    Law/ Legislations/ Public Service

10.   Business/ Trade/ Commerce


11.   Take care of people/ nursing/Medicine


12.   Pets/Taking Care of Pets


13.   Food/ Cooking/ housekeeping


14.   Finance/ Stocks & shares


15.   Computer: Hardware/ Software


16.   Agriculture


17.   Research


18.   Police/ Defence/ Detective Work




19.   Advising / Teaching people


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•   Keeps me busy and helps fill in the time
•   Let‟s try out new ideas.
•   Gives me opportunity to use my abilities, skills and knowledge.
•   Allows me to meet many people
•   Gives me power to influence over others
•   Provides opportunity to make friends
•   Lets me control time
•   Lets me help people
•   Lets me be creative
•   Allows me to be known and liked by people.
•   Provides money
•   Provides physical activity for me
•   Lets me make decision for myself
•   Gives me feeling of achievement
•   Gives me feeling of security

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INTERESTS       CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
HISTORY             ANTHROPOLOGY
                    ARCHEOLOGIST


TRAVELLING          TRAVEL AND TOURISM


ART AND PAINTING    COMMERCIAL ARTS
                    FINE ARTS


READING BOOKS       LIBRARIAN or STORY TELLER
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GAMES/ OUTDOOR     SPORTSTEACHER
ACTIVITIES          COACH


CREATIVE WRITING   JOURNALISM
                   MASS COMM.


PLAYING MUSICAL    MUSICIAN
INSTRUMENTS


WRITING LYRICS     COMPOSER



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         The multiple intelligences
According to multiple intelligence theory, there are nine basic
  types of intelligence. There are also tests on the internet

     •   Visual-spatial
     •   Verbal-linguistic
     •   Logical-mathematical
     •   Bodily-kinesthetic
     •   Musical-rhythmicque
     •   Interpersonal
     •   Intrapersonal
     •   Naturalistic
     •   Existential                                              #
you posses NATURALISTIC intelligence or you
           are NATURE SMART when:
Environment issues are important to you.
You enjoy studying biology, botany or zoology,going to
parks, zoos and aquarium.
You spend a great deal of time outdoors, enjoy hiking, camping.
Like taking care of pets.
Notice nature wherever you go.


CAREER OPTIONS:
Botanists, Biologist, Zoologist, Bird Watching, Animal trainer
Ecologist, Veterinarian, Horticulturist, Environment scientist.

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    you posses LOGICAL intelligence or you are
               LOGIC SMART when:
You enjoy counting things.
You enjoy solving mathematical problems, figuring things out.
Puzzles requiring reasoning are fun for you.
You like to look for some logic behind problems.
You find numbers fascinating.
You like estimating or guessing the amount of things.
You create own codes, science experiments.
You organize information on charts and graphs.


CAREER OPTIONS:
Scientist, Engineer, Auditor, Economist, Physician, Astronaut,
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Astronomer, Accountant, Chemist, Biologist, Forensic Scientist.
you possess MUSICAL intelligence or you are
            MUSIC SMART when:
You like writing lyrics for song.
You enjoy many kinds of music.
Remembering songs lyrics is easy for you.
You appreciate music, rhythm, melody and patterns in sound.

CAREER OPTIONS:
Composers, Singers, Musicians, Song Writer, Music Teacher,
Producer, Editor, Disc Jockey (d. j.), Sound Engineer, Jingle
Writer, Acoristician




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You possess EXISTENCIAL/PHILOSOPHICAL
intelligence when:

You enjoy questions about life.
Religion is important for you.
You often think about purpose of my life.


CAREER OPTIONS:
Spiritual Leaders, Philosophers




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You possess INTERPERSONAL intelligence or
          you are PEOPLE SMART when:
You   love interacting with others.
You   feel confident when meeting new people.
You   enjoy company of many people and have lots of friends.
You   am a team player and enjoy group activities.
You   get concerned about issues of fairness of right and wrong.
You   participate in school gathering.
You   enjoy sharing my views.


CAREER OPTIONS:
Counselor, Psychologist, Politicians, Administrator, Social
Worker, Sociologist, Retail Worker, Religious Worker, Business
Leader, Talk Show Host, Travel Agent, Human Resource
Specialist.

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You possess KINESTHETIC intelligence or you
          are BODY SMART when:
You enjoy exercises like aerobics, yoga etc.
Arts and crafts are enjoyable pass times.
You are an active person.
You like working with hands and tools.


CAREER OPTIONS:
Athletes, Dancers, Choreographers, Physical Education Teacher,
Sports Person, Stunt Person,, Gymnasts, Acrobats, Acting,
Jeweler, Magician, Sculptor, Cosmetologist, Hair Stylist,
Weaver, Surgeon, Dentist.


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You possess LINGUISTIC intelligence or you
         are WORD SMART when:
You enjoy reading books.
Its easy for you to explain my ideas to others.
Foreign languages interest you.
Debates and public speaking are activities you like to participate
in.
You enjoy playing with vocabulary.
You like to write letters or email.
You have a good vocabulary, spell well.
You like to tell stories, write stories or poetry.


CAREER OPTIONS:
Poet, Advertising, Writers, English Teacher, Lawyers,
Politicians,, Professional Public Speaker, Translator, Proof
Reader, Public Relation Specialist, Screen Writer, Story Teller,
Radio or Television Host.                                    #
You possess INTRAPERSONAL intelligence or
         you are SELF SMART when:
I am keenly aware of my moral beliefs, my feelings, strength
and weakness.
Impartiality is immoral for me.
Social justice issues concern me.
I believe in myself, like to meet self goals.
I like to be involved in the causes that help others.
Prefer to work on my own.


                    CAREER OPTIONS:
Social Activists, Lawyers, Philosophers, Spiritual Leaders,
Actors, Therapist, Counselor, Film Maker, Poet, Psychiatrist,
Researcher, Personal Trainer, Consultants.                  #
You possess CREATIVE intelligence or you are
             PICTURE SMART when:
I can imagine ideas in my head.
Draw out ideas well.
Rearranging room is fun for me.
I enjoy drawing and painting.
I appreciate sculpture.
I enjoy coordinating different colour schemes.
Art is the beautiful form of expression.
I am good at reading maps an blueprints.
I can recall things in mental pictures.
Remember faces better than names.

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               CAREERS IN ARTS
• DESIGNERS               • PRINT JOURNALISM
• FASHION TECHNOLOGY      • MASS COMMUNICATION
• TEXTILE DESIGNERS       • ELECTRONIC
• ACCESSORY/JEWELLERY
                            JOURNALISM
    DESIGNERS             • FILM MAKING
•   INTERIOR & EXTERIOR   • ADVERTISING
    DESIGN                • PUBLIC RELATIONS
•   FINE ARTS
•   CARTOONIST
•   PHOTOGRAPHY
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CAREERS IN FASHION INDUSTRY

• Fashion is a term commonly used in relation to
  clothes, dresses, garments, textiles, etc.
• Fashion designers create designs for almost
  anything which is a part of the garment of men,
  women and children.
• Fashion design is the most important area of
  work in fashion industry. Designing involves
  creating original designs after studying the
  changing trends of the market i.e market research.
  It has various fields of specialization like
  garments, footwear, jewellery and even luggage.


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DESIGNERS
•‘Industrial  Design’ refers to an activity that has to do with products and objects
that are used for practical functions. Designers organize and design articles, products
and materials in such a way that they not only serve the purpose for which they were
intended but are visually pleasing as well. It could be either Product, Ceramic,
Furniture, Craft, Automobile, Visual Communication, Textile & Apparel designing.

•TEXTILE DESIGNERS

They work with colours, dyes and varied materials while designing. Long hours of work
while creating samples and designs is spent in the design studio. They treat the yarn
through different types of processes to give it a particular finish. The textile designer
also make drawings of initial concepts and work with various yarns and fabrics taking
into account the final use of the fabric by translating the designs into marketable
fabrics.

Knowledge of colour concepts, colour preferences, a good hand in drawing and
illustration, creative imagination and creative talent are required by textile designers.




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•ACCESSORY/JEWELLERY DESIGNERS

Accessory design encompasses designing of all accessories that
complete the fashion image. Designing of millinery, jewellery, handbags,
shoes, belts, hosiery, accessories for the head/hair etc. are part of
accessory design programme




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         Apparel Merchandising

• Fashion Merchandisers are mainly responsible for marketing.
  He/she has to study past and current sales data and analyse
  trends. They have to collect specifications from the buyers,
  coordinate with fashion designers and production team to
  develop a product which meets market requirement. They must
  have knowledge of fashion trends, textures, materials and
  colours on one hand and understanding of market demand and
  the production processes on the other. At the same time have
  analytical ability and communication skills.

• Visual merchandising a comparatively new career field which
  has sprung up with the growing popularity of window and floor
  displays. Visual merchandisers main area of work is to create
  impressive window displays. They can find employment with
  fashion boutiques, shopping malls, emporia etc. They are also
  engaged as shop floor managers. They can also do freelancing
  on contract basis for window displays in exhibitions, fairs and
  other places.                                              #
         Fashion Journalism and
              Presentation

• Fashion Journalist is an overall in-charge of a
  fashion magazine. It is through them that the
  general public gets to know the latest fashion
  trends.
• He/she should have excellent taste for fashion and
  keep themselves abreast with latest fashion news,
  consumer reaction to new collections, fashion
  shows, current and future trends in colour, design
  and fabric.
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         DIFFERENCE BETWEEN
        FASHION DESIGNING AND
         FASHION TECHNOLOGY

• Both fashion designing and fashion technology
  occupy a distinctive place in our industries.
• While fashion designing deals with the creation of
  beautiful dress materials, fashion technology is
  the art of creating cloth materials from a variety of
  products.
• Fabrics are generally made out of substances like
  silk, nylon, polyester and cotton.
• Generally dress materials) is made according to the
  demand of the customer and at other time for a
  fashion show or boutique. –Fashion
  merchandising
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INTERIOR & EXTERIOR DESIGN
Interior designers work in varied environments as they apply
   their expertise to decorate shops, homes, hotels, commercial
   complexes, lounges and special sets, etc. Interacting with
   technical staff, masons, carpenters offers challenge as
   communication requirements are tough.

FINE ARTS
• The work of fine artists is a form of self expression while the
   work of applied artists finds commercial application. Applied
   artists find employment in advertising agencies, interior
   design and display, exhibition work, government and semi-
   government undertakings, etc.
• The work of artists requires creativity, imagination, curiosity
   and a sense of adventure. They have to make visually
   appealing presentations and hence they work with a variety of
   materials.
• They work in areas like Greeting Card Design, Web Design,
   House Design, Media Design, Screen Printing.
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CARTOONIST
Cartoonists express critically, sarcastically and wittingly their
                                -
  perceptions, the subjects moods through their strokes and
  cutting images. Cartooning as an art uses simple strokes for
  creating exciting characters that spring to life on news pages.
• A basic drawing/sketching skill is an asset though no formal
  training is required.

PHOTOGRAPHY
Photography is an art, and like music and most other arts, needs
  practice and perseverance. It is not enough to know how to
  operate the camera alone. They can work in areas of
  commercial Photography, Photo Journalism, Industrial,
  Medical, Environmental, Fashion Photography

• One must have that extra quality, an interest in visuals, an
  attentiveness to colour, shape, and shadow, and interest in
  light, in observing how colours look on certain days, for
  example, on dull lays, or golden sunsets.               #
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Courses & Work Area
• B.A (Photography)
• A BA in Professional Photography will emphasize the fundamentals of
  photography, visual literacy and the necessary business skills to prepare
  for a career in photography.


Institutes
• National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) (Announce:
  Nov)
• Jamia Millia Islamia (Diploma)
• National Institute of Design (NID) (Announce: Sep last week)




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• JOURNALISM

  If you have a flair for writing and do not wish to continue with your
 academic subjects then a course in mass communication would be just
 the right one for you. Journalists need to have a broad based education,
 good general knowledge and a style of writing that is accurate, readable
 and informed. Journalists need to be observant, with keen interest in
 current affairs. You can specialize in print journalism, advertising, radio
 journalism or television journalism,Magazine Journalism, Web
 Journalism.
• FILM MAKING
 The roles and responsibilities of people involved in making a
 film often overlap and coincide, depending on the type of film
 being made. Number of people involved depends on the type
 of film. You can work in the production, direction
 life,cinematography,visual effects etc.

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ADVERTISING
The working hours are long, jobs are demanding, personal lives are
non existent and starting salaries are low. They can work as Media
Planner, Media Sales.
•The ability to communicate is vital. They face the challenge of
competing in the market with other agencies; hence need to have
drive determination and tremendous physical and mental stamina.
•Different areas involved in this field are:

Client Servicing - The Client Servicing department is the link between the
client and the agency. It involves a study of the client, the product and the
market; an analysis of consumer behaviour and marketing; a knowledge of all
available media and their cost effectiveness, and a strategic plan to be
presented to the client.

An accounts executive who works in the client servicing department takes
care of all the monitory dealings. He should know the most effective way to
advertise clients product or servicei.e the media and their cost effectiveness.
Account executives should also have an idea about market research and
target audiences.                                            49         #
Market Research :. This is the department which surveys the market and
analyses and studies consumer behavior about a product or service. They are
involved with collection of data- information about the consumer, the market,
existing competition and so on.

Media Planning/Research :. Media Department is responsible for the
planning, scheduling, booking and purchase of space and time (in newspapers,
magazines, radio and TV, and outdoor hoardings). The media department must
therefore devise the most effective use for an advertising budget to effectively
and economically transmit a campaign message to the target audience.
lenses is essential.

Creative Department : The Creative department designs and conceptualizes
the advertisement. This consist of copywriting department and art department.
Copywriting department works on text for the ad and themes for campaign. Art
department visualises the campaign.

Copywriters : The Copywriter evolves a theme for the campaign and provides
the text for advertisements. He is responsible for making the ad look attractive
and delivering the message to the point. They work out the campaign slogan,
jingles, scripts and promotional literature of the product or service as well as
proposals, concept notes and film treatments.                              #
Visualisers : The Visualisers work on the visual concepts and
decide how the ad shall eventually look. They do the overall
layout of message including graphics, sketching etc. Must be
artistic. A degree/diploma in commercial arts or fine arts as well
as the knowledge of designing software like Photoshop,
Pagemaker, Corel Draw etc. are often the required
qualifications.

Photographers : Photographers should have an idea about
angles and lighting effects. Good technical ability and
knowledge of cameras and lens is essential.




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PUBLIC RELATIONS
Public Relation is a management function that involves monitoring and
evaluating public attitudes and maintaining mutual relations and
understanding between an organisation and its public.

 Public Relation officers work with journalists, managers and employees of an
organisation and members of the public. They have to be good at getting on with
them.

The basic personality ingredients for success in PR work is sociability, tact,
patience and diplomacy.

Public relation officers can find employment in the corporate sector, public
sector, government agencies, tourist agencies, hotels, banks and other financial
institutions, private consultancy firms etc.

The work involves keeping management aware of public attitudes and concerns
of the many groups and organizations with which they must deal.

In addition, public relations departments employ public relations specialists to
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write, research, prepare materials, maintain contacts, and respond to inquiries
TRAVEL & TOURISM
•The jobs in the travel sector are diverse in nature.
•The prime requirement for success in the field of travel and tourism is
a genuine interest in travel. Personal knowledge and experience of
travel to major tourist destinations, hotels, places of interest, local
customs, would make a travel agent an authentic and well versed source
of guidance to the prospective tourist.
•The work areas include:

Tourism Department :

•In the Tourism Department there are jobs as Reservation & counter staff,
Sales and marketing staff, Tour Planners and Tour guides .
•A degree in travel and tourism is required for operational jobs in government
organisations.
•Information assistants at the office of the Tourism departments are selected
through competitive examinations held by the Staff Selection Commission.
• The eligibility is graduation with knowledge of Indian history, art and architecture,
besides proficiency in English . T
•These vacancies are advertised through the employment news. Information
Assistants give out information regarding tourist spots and services available and
help to plan the itinerary of the tourists.
•The Ministry of Tourism recognises three types of guides, regional, state and
local..                                                                53        #
Airlines:
• In the airlines, one can work as Traffic
  Assistance, Reservation and Counter
  Staff, Airhostess and flight pursers,
  Sales and Marketing staff and
  customer services.
• A course in travel and tourism or a
  qualification on Hotel management
  helps to get in.


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Travel Agencies:
•    Travel agents assess the needs of tourists and businessmen and help
    them make the best possible travel arrangements from the many travel
    options available.

• They deal with almost everything connected with travel including the
  shortest route to the destination, travel mode, the important documents
  that will be required (visa, passport, vaccination certificates etc.),
  suitable places to stay, current exchange rates, tourist attractions to
  visit, climate and they will plan the trip keeping in mind the clients'
  preferences, budgets and special needs.

•    In travel agencies there are openings for reservation and counter staff,
    Sales and Marketing staff, Tour escorts and tour operators, cargo and
    courier agencies etc.

• A short tem course or a diploma in travel and ticketing of 3-6 months
  duration will help gain entry into an agency.

•   Several large travel agencies also offer short-term training
    programmes, and tend to absorb most of the candidates
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                       HOTEL INDUSTRY
•   Hotel Industry has a great variety in terms of size, clientele it aims to serve, and its
    location. However, for the efficient functioning of any hotel – large or small, work is
    divided among key departments – Management, catering, front office, housekeeping,
    accounting, marketing, engineering, forecasting.
•   Front Office
    It is the centre of all activities. Important functions of receiving the guests, making
    room reservations, handling correspondence and preparing bills and keeping
    accounts of the guest services are handled at the front office.

•   House Keeping
    The work of keeping the hotel, the rooms, the bars, the restaurants etc. clean and
    making it presentable to the guests and ensuring facilities and comfort to them is
    handled by this department.

•   Accounting Department
    This department deals with both cash and credit transactions, i.e all the financial
    transactions like purchase of materials, offering of services to the guests etc. This
    department also compiles information required for budgeting, pricing of food and
    services and so on. Professionals like cash, cost and works accountants are given
    higher positions in the department. Chief cashier, cash clerk/bill clerk are the
    positions handled in this department.
•   Sales & Marketing
    This department keeps in touch with travel agents and tour operators as well as other
    potential corporate clients in order to sell hotel facilities. Advertising and Public
    Relations is also normally handled by this department.                             #
                     Job Prospects
• Lots of lucrative and interesting openings are there for hotel
  management graduates in various fields like:

     • Hotel & Restaurant management
    • Airline catering and Cabin Services
    • Club management
    • Cruise Ship Hotel Management
    • Hospital administration and catering
    • Hotel and Tourism Associations
    • Forest Lodges
    • Guest Houses
    • Institutional Management (supervising canteens in college,
   schools, in factories, company guest houses etc.)
    • Catering departments of railways, banks, armed forces, shipping
   companies etc.
    • Hotel and catering institutes
    • Self employment

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         CAREER OPTIONS WITH P.C.B

•   MBBS / BUMS / BHMS / BNYS / BAMS   •   HEALTHCARE AND HOSPITAL
•   DENTAL SCIENCES                        MANAGEMENT
•   PARAMEDICAL SCIENCES               •   MEDICAL TECHNOLOGISTS -
•   NURSING                                RADIOGRAPHERS & OPTOMETRISTS
•   SPEECH THERAPISTS AND              •   PHARMACY
    AUDIOLOGISTS                       •   VETERINARY SCIENCE
•   PHYSIOTHEREPIST                    •   AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE




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       MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY


• Physicians work in rural or government
  hospitals and clinics have to work under
  stringent conditions where as in private
  hospitals the work environment matches
  that of corporate comforts.

• Homeopathic Medicine – Ayurvedic and
  Unani
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           PARA-MEDICAL COURSES
Para-Medical Courses
• Nursing profession is one which demands unstinted dedication.
  Patience, professional commitment, orderliness in work,
  responsibility, punctuality are essential characteristics for the
  nursing professionals.
Speech Therapists and Audiologists
• They work in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, etc.
• They work with people of all ages. Adapting to the needs of
  patients from different age groups requires tremendous
  patience and understanding.
Healthcare and Hospital Management
• Job is office based with constant visits to various hospital
  departments and community centres.
• Ability to deal with people from diverse backgrounds is an
  essential quality of hospital administration.

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             PARA-MEDICAL COURSES
Medical Technologists – Radiographers and Optometrists
• Laboratory technologists are involved in performing laboratory tests
  essential for detection, diagnosis and treatment of diseases.
• They need to have a scientific bend of mind. Diagnosis requires the use
  of diagnostic equipment for radiological, pathological, biochemical or
  microbial and opthalmological investigations. Precision, accuracy and
  meticulous handling is essential for carrying on the job
• Work in hospitals, clinics, etc.

Pharmacists
• They work in hospitals, retail/wholesale medical shops and
  research institutes. There are entrance exams for most of these
  courses, but the eligibility for all is almost same. The student must have
  biology in his HSC (or equivalent) and must have secured at least 50%
  marks              in                his           HSC             exams.


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      VETERINARY SCIENCE
Introduction

• Veterinary Science is a medical profession
 that deals with the control of disease in
 animals.



• It also involves the breeding and scientific
 handling of livestock.

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    OTHER CAREER OPTIONS(PCB)
• CHEMISTRY             • BIOTECHNOLOGY
• PHYSICS               • GENETIC SCIENTISTS
• GEOLOGY               • BIOCHEMISTRY
• GEOGRAPHY & GIS       • MICROBIOLOGY
• METEOROLOGY           • BIOINFORMATICS
• BIO MEDICAL SCIENCE   • ANTHROPOLOGY
• HOME SCIENCE & HOME   • HORTICULURE
  ECONOMICS
                        • FOOD PROCESSING
• FOOD TECHNOLOGY
• FORENSIC SCIENCE
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•   GEOLOGY
•   Geology is the Science which studies the earth’s history, composition and
    structure.
•    It includes geochemistry, geophysics, sedimentation, economic geology, and
    engineering geology as well as historical geology which relates to the study of
    history of the earth’s crust by studying the formation of rocks, geophysicists use
    the principles of physics and mathematics to study the earth’s internal
    composition, surface and atmosphere and also magnetic, electrical and
    gravitational forces.
•   Geochemistry is the study of chemical composition of the Earth.
•   Selection via UPSC Exam



•   GEOGRAPHERS & GIS – 1
•   Geographers study the distribution and location of physical and cultural
    phenomena at the local, regional and global scale.
•   Geographers working in various sectors study the distribution of soils and its
    mineral content, vegetation, landforms, climate and water resources.
•   Geographers spend time in the field while collecting data but most of their time is
    spent in an office where they collate and analyse information.
•   GIS is a technology that attaches a database to an electronic map. GIS
    technology can be used for scientific investigations, resource management and
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METEOROLOGY
• Meteorology is the science related to the study of the atmosphere.
• Meteorologists study the atmosphere, monitoring and analysing its
  changes to make interpretations and predictions for the benefit of
  man.
• They work in several areas besides weather forecasting.
• They research radioactive fall out, the dynamics of hurricanes, ozone
  levels in the stratosphere or work in radio and televised weather
  bulletins.


HOME SCIENCE & HOME ECONOMICS
• Home Science has been defined as a field of study built upon many
  disciplines for the purpose of achieving and maintaining the welfare
  and well being of home and family life in an ever changing society.
• Students can choose to specialize in any of the five streams of home science -
  Food and Nutrition, Resource Management, Human Development, Fabric and
  Apparel Science and Communication and Extension - or have a general
  understanding of all streams of home science.


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                     JOB PROSPECTS:

•   Production jobs - This covers food preservation, dress-making, specialized cooking. Graduates of Home
    Science can go on to enter the textile business, fashion designing etc. or even work in hotels and in food
    industry etc.

•   Research jobs - These involve educating specific segments of the population such as mothers, farmers,
    and villagers on the food-value of certain food items. Also one can work as a researcher/scientist in R&D
    labs on food preservation etc.

•   Sales jobs - Sales promotion of food items (baby foods) are given to home science graduates since they
    have relevant information and experience.

•   Service jobs - Maintenance and supervision of house keeping departments at tourist resorts, hotels,
    catering facilities, restaurants etc.

•   Teaching jobs - The recognized qualification for a primary school teacher is a Bachelors degree in Home
    Science and many postgraduates are absorbed as senior secondary school teachers and college
    professors.

•   Technical jobs - Manufacturing industries do require home science graduates to serve as research
    assistants


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• Food technology is the study of science related to processing of food stuffs. Food
   technologists are mainly required in hotels, food industries, rice mills, distilleries
   and packaging industries. The food technology courses give adequate training and
   knowledge to candidates regarding the quality analyzes of raw materials, packaging
   standards and methodology, health and hygiene parameters, processing
   techniques, storage and food value. They are also educated and trained to develop
   methodologies for extracting useful by products from industrial and domestic
   waste.

FORENSIC SCIENCE
• Forensic scientists scientifically analyse, identify, and classify physical evidence
   relating to criminal or suspected cases of crime. They work in labs.

HORTICULTURE
• Horticulture encompasses cultivation of plants, vegetables, flowers, fruits, herbs,
   shrubs, bushes, ornamental trees and landscaping of gardens, maintaining
   nurseries, green houses, gardens, orchards and plantations.

Biotechnology
• A bundle of techniques applied to living cells is what we call biotechnology.
   Biotechnology involves the use of living things in medicine, engineering and
   technology. You can pursue a B.Sc in Biotechnology or even an engineering degree
   in Biotechnology; you can further your skills by taking up Masters in Biotechnology
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   or enter the job market in fields like pharmaceuticals and diagnostic industry
MICROBIOLOGY

Microbiology is the study of microscopic organisms. Microbiologists
   study the relationships between microbes and man, animals and
   plants. Graduates with specialist degrees in Microbiology are well
   equipped to enter employment with more focused functions such as
   microbiological analysis, quality assurance or research and
   development.
BIOINFORMATICS

Bioinformatics encompasses research, development and application
   of computational tools and aims at expanding the use of
   biological medical, behavioural, or health data.
BIOCHEMISTRY
Biochemistry is a vibrant, dynamic discipline that embraces the study of
   biology from the point of view of chemistry. Today, biochemistry
   graduate curriculums are at the forefront of many careers that help to
   keep human, animals and plants free of disease.
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Biomedical Sciences (H): B. Sc. (Honours) Biomedical Sciences programme
has been meticulously structured to cover a wide range of interdisciplinary
subjects. The theoretical classroom experiences are supplemented by well-
designed laboratory practices. The hallmark of this course is the mentoring
program, wherein each student is expected to work on a project under the
supervision of a distinguished scientist in a reputed institution. The training not
only gives an early exposure to the field of research but also helps the student to
gauge his or her research aptitude and attitude.

Admission to this course is through common entrance examination.

ANTHROPOLOGY
• Anthropologists trace the origin and evolutionary development of
   man by studying the changed physical characteristics and cultural,
   social institutions.

• Scope: After completing your higher studies in anthropology, you
  can work as a curator, urban planner, tour guide, culture resource
  manager or work as a research scholar. International organizations
  like UNESCO, WHO and UNICEF also look for people with
  anthropology background.

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•BTech/BE: Engineering is one of the sought after careers in India today..
You can appear for all the engineering entrance exams both at the state level
and at the national level for admission to BTech programs. National level
exams include IIT-JEE, AIEEE, and NATA. Institutes like BITS Pilani, BIT
Ranchi, NITIE Mumbai also conduct entrance exams for admission to various
engineering programs.

•B.Arch: If you feel that you have great imagination, ability to visualize things
and you are good at drawing, you can pursue a course in architecture.
Specific area of study and work which deals with design, plan of buildings and
structures Bachelor in Architecture is a 5 year long undergraduate course. For
admission to most architectural colleges, the eligibility is 50 percent marks in
HSC or equivalent, with physics, chemistry and maths as compulsory subjects
but you need to clear the entrance exam as well called NATA (National
Aptitude Test in Architecture) exam.
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B.Sc Electronics (H): A degree in B.Sc. (Honours) Electronics covers all the
key concepts required to become a successful professional. The course
provides students with skills which are required to design electrical, electronic,
computer, automation and communication systems. Opportunities are available
in research and development, aerospace and defense electronics, design,
testing, production, inspection, quality control, project management and
technical sales.

BSc STATISTICS : Students with a degree in B.Sc. Statistics are eligible to
apply for various jobs in Banking, IT, Quality control etc. They can even take up
Actuarial Science as a specialization and join in various financial and share
trading companies. In the government sector, UPSC carries out entrance exam
as to recruit candidates to the Indian Statistical Services. For this a Masters in
Statistics or math‟s is required to apply for the post. The SSC also carries out a
recruitment process as to appoint eligible candidates in to the Statistical
Investigators post. The Private sector also require qualified Statisticians in the
Insurance, IT and software fields.

B.Sc Computer science

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         AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERS
Introduction
• Concerned with application of engineering principles and
  practices to all areas related to agriculture. It is essentially a
  hybrid of engineering and agricultural sciences with major
  engineering characteristics.
• Besides developing new design for equipments and machines
  used by the agriculture and food industry they coordinate with
  electronic/electrical engineers for perfecting the technology of
  the equipments.
• They are required on irrigation projects, for planning
  agriculture based industries, projects, drainage systems, land
  reclamation projects, and for flood control and soil erosion
  projects.


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Courses & Work Area
• Apply principles of engineering to agricultural industries,
  food processing; Interact with agricultural scientists
• B.Tech or M.Tech
•   Agricultural engineering. Duration: 4 – 5 years .
    Eligibility: Pass in 12th under the 10+2 system or an equivalent
    exam with Physics, Chemistry, Maths and English.
•   BSc. – Agricultural Sciences. Duration : 4years
    Eligibility : Pass in 12th under the 10+2 system or an equivalent
    exam with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English or Agriculture
    Group.
Institutes
• National Diary Development Board
• NABARD
• Food Corporation of India



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                 DEFENCE SERVICES
Defence services, Paramilitary services, Coastal Guard
• It includes army, navy, air force, and common services. They do
   service to the nation. People who wish to work in these areas require
   sacrifice, physical strength, and appropriate mindset.
Boarder Roads
• Boarder roads organisation works in remote inaccessible,
   economically backward tribal areas, high snow clad mountains, thick
   forests, and deserts often under adverse situations.
Intelligence Services
• It has two broad categories – Government intelligence offices and
   private detectives. Both require individuals with grit, courage and
   discernment.




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                 MERCHANT NAVY
Introduction
• Merchant Marine vessels can be categorized into the Deck,
  Engine and the Steward departments each over seen by
  officers. The main officers on the ship are Executives or
  Navigators or Engineers.
Courses & Work Area
• Chief Engineer  Propulsion
• Second Engineering Officer  Engine Room
• 3rd, 4th & 5th Officer  Fuel & Water
• Electrical Officer
• Radio Officers  Electronics In-charg




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                      Career Guidance Center
AVIATION
• Pilots spend long hours on flight decks in a seated position.
   Pilots involve great responsibility both for the safety of the
   aircraft and safety of the passengers and crew.
Work Options
• Meteorologist (Interprets Weather Data)
• Military  Air Force
• Pilots, Flight Attendants, Flight Dispatchers, Flight Schedulers,
   Ground Crew, Flight Engineer
• Engineers & Technical Division
• Air Flow Control




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• Courses
• Student Pilot License
   – Only Oral Exam
   – 10th Standard & 16 Years Age
• Private Pilot License
   – Initial Flying Training
   – Theory Exam
   – 60 Hours Flying
• Commercial Pilot License
   – 250 Hours Flying
   – +2 with Maths & Physics
• Commercial Helicopter Pilots License
   – 40 Hours Flying
• Aircraft Mechanics
   – B.Sc + 2 Years Practical Experience
   – +2 with Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Engg
• Air Traffic Controller
   – Engineering degree in Electronic/Radio/Telecom
• Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Academy (IGRUA)
   – B.Sc (Aviation)
• MIT, Madras
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   COMPUTERS & INFORMATION TECH
Courses & Work Area
• Hardware: Computer Design/Chip
  Design/Networking/Technician
• Software: Programmer/System Analyst /Application
  Programmer / Electronic Data Processing Manager / Enterprise
  Resource Planning
• Web: Database, Webmaster, Web Designer, E-Commerce, M-
  Commerce
• B.E/M.E/B.Sc/M.Sc/M.C.A.




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               FASHION TECHNOLOGY

•If you have a technical bent of mind along with
creative prowess, then Bachelor of Fashion
Technology (B.F.Tech) would be just the right choice
for you. Bachelor of Fashion Technology is a very
specialized course .
•The course provides hands on experience on apparel
manufacturing technology with exposure in hands-on
training and industry exposure. One needs to have
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       OTHER CAREER OPTIONS


• BCA: If you want to churn your career in the field of computer applications
  and have a keen interest in computers, then you should go for Bachelor of
  Computer Applications (BCA).
  Eligibility: 10+2 in any stream with Mathematics and English as core
  subjects.

•   BA / BSc Economics:
    Eligibility: 10+2 with mathematics and English as core subjects.


• BBA: It is a three year degree course which is designed to impart
  management education and inculcate entrepreneurship skills in a student.




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    CAREERS RELATED TO COMMERCE
•   B.COM(HONS)
•   B.COM(PASS)             •   INSURANCE ACTURIALS /
•   BBA                         FINANCIAL PLANNERS
•   BBE                     •   COMPANY SECRETARY
•   BBS                     •   LAW AND RELATED OPTIONS
•   CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS   •   HUMAN RESOURCE /
                                PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT
•   COST & MANAGEMENT
    ACCOUNTANTS             •   FINANCE MANAGEMENT
•   CHARTERED & COST        •   RETAIL MARKETING
    ACCOUNTING              •   ECONOMIST
•   FINANCE MANAGERS &
    ANALYSTS
•   STOCK BROKERS &
    INVESTMENT ANALYSTS
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•   BANKING                                  81
BCom (Hons) : If you want to pursue your career in commerce and
interested in higher studies, then you should opt for BCom (Hons). You can
pursue your post graduation ie. MCom after completing your graduation and
increase your chances in the teaching profession, banking sector,
financial organizations, export companies, and business houses, or you
can even pursue an MBA in foreign trade or finance or even HR and
marketing.

You can also pursue professional course like CA, CS or ICWA along with
your BCom degree.

BBA: If you have Mathematics and English as core subjects, then Bachelor
of Business Administration (BBA) is a good option for you.
Course: It is a three year degree course which is designed to impart
management education and inculcate entrepreneurship skills in a student.

Eligibility: 10+2 from any stream provided you have Mathematics and
English as core subjects and a minimum aggregate of 50%. You need to sit
for entrance exams conducted by different colleges offering BBA program

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CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS
• Chartered Accountants are found to be working in private
  practice or as employed in a firm. The range of work in private
  practice can vary enormously according to the size and place
  (city) of practice.
• Accountants must have good numerical ability and should enjoy
  working with numbers. An analytical mind to interpret data, a
  logical and methodical approach helps them present their finding
  accurately.

• STOCK BROKERS & INVESTMENT ANALYSTS
• Stock exchanges are like market places where stockbrokers buy
  and sell securities for individuals or institutions. The work of
  stock brokers has become a challenging one as it incorporates
  specialised knowledge as well as professional acumen. Stock
  market and related functioning has become computerised which
  obviously demands information management skills.


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INSURANCE & ACTUARIALS / FINANCIAL PLANNERS

Insurance & Actuarial
• It is important that people who sell the companies policies are well
   versed with the same. This will help them to sell the right kind of
   products to the consumer.
Financial Planners
• Financial planning process, as defined by the Certified Financial
   Planner Board of Standards includes the following six key steps:
    1. Establishing and defining the client-planner relationship.
    2. Gathering client data, including goals
    3. Analyzing and evaluating the client’s financial status
    4. Developing and preserving financial planning recommendations and/or
       alternatives
    5. Implementing the financial planning recommendations
    6. Monitoring the financial planning recommendations
Personality
• The best financial planners have two vital skills – people skills and
  analytical skills.

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• COMPANY SECRETARY
It is essentially an office-based job, combining a vast amount of
    documentation with a good deal of discussion in committees and
    meetings.
LAW & COMPANY SECRETARY
• Company Secretary handles law, tax and manages the company.
• Institute of Company Secretaries of India
     – Member: Prelim, Intermediate, Final Courses
• Courses: Business, Accountancy, Management, Laws
• Law: Civil, International, Labour, Tax

HUMAN RESOURCE / PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT
Personnel officers are responsible for selecting the right people and
   helping to make sure that they are managed effectively. The work of
   personnel officers can differ considerably from one organization to
   another



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MARKET RESEARCH
Market Research involves data collection and data interpretation
  required for analysis and predictions for guiding business and
  related decisions. Research is conducted for assessing
  consumer opinion related to brand name, trademark, product
  design, packaging, etc. for providing services to a company for
  its marketing and new product ventures.



• RETAIL MARKETING
• Retail marketing unlike the traditional family run stores have
  the classic – 4 Ps (Product, promotion, price and place). Retail
  management has a fifth – People – who play a critical role, be
  it as employees who run the business, or as consumers whose
  needs are being serviced by these employees.




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                          ECONOMISTS
Introduction
• General economics provide general analysis of decision making where
  resource constraints are present. Economists working for
  government and private organizations have structured work
  schedules.
Personality
• Economists must be good at numerical ability so as to work with
  figures. They should be analytical as they use economic techniques
  for analysis. An interest in current affairs is important as well as the
  ability to assess the implication from an analysis view point.
Courses & Work Area
• Indian Economic Services Exam of U.P.S.C.  P.G is eligible.
• B.A (Economics), B.A (Rural Economics), B.A (Business
  Economics), B.A (Econometrics)


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VARIOUS MANAGEMENT OPTIONS

 Courses & Work Area
 • Marketing & Sales Management
    – Market Research
 • Public Relations / Human Resources
    – Recruitment and Training; Talent Hunting
 • Finance Management
    – Treasure (Foreign Trades); Corporate Finance
    – Equity Analyst (Guiding Investment)
 • Production Management
 • Export Management (Cargo, Customs)
 • Health & Hospital Management
 • Tech Management
 • BBS - Studies/BBM – Management /BBA -Administration

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         FURTHER CAREER OPTIONS…..
•   CIVIL SERVICE / RAILWAY SERVICES /   •   SPECIAL EDUCATORS &
    POLITICS                                 REHABILITATION
•   FORESTRY SERVICE                     •   FOREIGN LANGUAGES
•   PSYCHOLOGY                           •   HISTORIANS, ARCHAEOLOGISTS,
•   SOCIAL WORKERS                           ARCHIVITS, CURATORS
•   TEACHING                             •   LAWYER
•   SPORTS & PHYSICAL EDUCATION




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   CIVIL SERVICES / RAILWAY / POLITICS
Civil Services
• Responsibilities vary with the seniority of the civil servant. Junior
   officers begin with probation and move up in the hierarchy.
    Personality: Smart thinking and good analytical skills are needed.
Custom Services
• Functions of customs and central excise department fall under two
   categories:
   1. Prevention of evasion of customs and excise duties.
   2. Evaluation of goods and collection of duties accruing to the government.
Railway Services
• Railway department being one of the largest service in India, has lot
  of departments – Production, Electrification, Professional, training,
  computerised systems, etc.
Politics and public life
• Entry into Lok Sabha, Raj Sabha & Local Assembly are within this
  category

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                    CIVIL SERVICE
Courses & Work Area
• Aptitude Test and Prelim Exam
• Main: Essay Type
   – Interview
• Indian Forest Service
• Indian Econ/Statistics Service
• Indian Engineering Service
• Custom Services: U.P.S.C, S.S.C
• Railway Services: Civil & Allied Services Exam of U.P.S.C.




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              FORESTRY SERVICE
Courses & Work Area
• IFS Exam
   – B.Sc or B.E
• Officer, Ranger, Guard, Fire Watcher
• Degree in Forestry/ Botany/ Zoology/ Entomology/
  Silviculture / Life Science/ Veterinary




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                   Career Guidance Center
PSYCHOLOGY
• Psychologists study human behaviour and mental processes to
  understand, explain and modify people’s behaviour. They study the
  way a person thinks, feels or behaves.They work in different settings
  like Clinical, Educational, Counselling, Industrial, Social.



SOCIAL WORKERS

• Social and welfare work implies helping people tackle the problems
  they face in their daily lives.

• Social work goes on at three major levels. These are the individual
  level, also known as case work, group work and community or
  organization work. Social workers do not always work at a desk. The
  job involves meeting clients, conducting interview, conferencing with
  other professionals, preparing reports, etc.



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SPORTS AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION
• Sports and physical education are prominently outdoor activities
  though some games are practised and played in indoor stadia.
  Practice takes up fixed hours and despite extreme weather conditions
  it is carried on.

TEACHING
• Education is a sector of opportunities.

• Teachers work under different levels of conveniences. While some
  schools have well equipped and pleasant classrooms, many
  government schools work in temporary conditions.




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SPECIAL EDUCATORS & REHABILITATION
• Special educators work in special schools, well equipped for children
   with special needs.
I
NDIAN AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES
• Languages specialists who work as interpreters meet and work with
   different people from diplomatic circles to tourists, hence the working
   conditions can be very different.
They can work as Interpreter/Translator, in Newspapers / journals /
   Radio / TV or as Book translators

HISTORIANS, ARCHAEOLOGISTS, ARCHIVISTS, CURATORS
• Knowing about the past and maintaining is the main concern here.
• Archival work is sedentary and quiet. It involves attention to detail
   meticulousness and can be tedious. The job often is done alone and
   at time with a couple of assistants.

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       SOME COMMON CAREERS

•   BA English: If you have always loved English and you are fond of reading Shakespeare
    and Wordsworth, then you can pursue a course in English Hons, even if you have had
    done 10+2 in science.

    Eligibility: Most colleges hold entrance examinations for admission to BA English Hons
    course. A degree in English will open up opportunities of a teacher, lecturer and even
    that of a journalist.

• EVENT MANAGEMENT
• Event Management involves planning, organising, and execution of
  live events, which could include a brand/products launch, an
  exhibition, a concert, or even a conference.

•   ANIMATOR
•   The primary job of an animator is to create animated characters or cartoons
    based on creative concepts and ideas. Most animated characters are capable
    of communicating, entertaining, educating and even making people laugh.


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         LAW AND RELATED OPTIONS
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Introduction
• As our laws are so complex, the work of lawyers and judges is
  very significant. Laws affect our lives in variety of ways.
  Solicitors work from offices though they may require to travel
  to visit client’s premises.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN LAW
- Criminal Lawyers
- Real Estate Law
- Civil Law
- Tax Lawyers
- International Law
- Labour Law
- Family Lawyers
- Constitutional Law
- Corporate Lawyers
- Patent Lawyers
- Excise Law
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- Customs Law
      Why Parent Involvement?
• Research shows that you have the greatest
  influence on your child‟s career choices
• As a parent, you have the best knowledge of
  your child‟s interests and abilities
• You have more interest than anyone else in your
  child‟s well-being and success
• Your child‟s future is too important to be left to
  luck or chance



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     Help your child make plans

• Help your child discover his or her
  interests and start making a plan for life
  after high school.
• Help your child set goals and plan how to
  reach those goals, through education and
  activities.
• Let your child explore educational and
  career choices while in school,so that he
  or she can have a solid plan for future.
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              Help your child
• Help your child choose classes that will meet
  college entrance requirements,and that may
  support his or her interest.
• Encourage your child to get involved in
  school activities that compliment his or her
  interests.




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Nurture Your Child’s Interests

• If your child likes SPORTS, he or she might like
  to:
• Elementary School
  – Play on a sports team
• Middle School
  – Assist a coach
  – Take a fitness class
• High School
  – Umpire or referee community games
  – Coach a youth sports team


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     Help Your Child Explore
            Careers
• To help your child with career exploration:
  – Encourage your child to make independent decisions
  – Involve yourself in your child‟s future planning
  – Encourage exploration of all kinds of post-high school
    education opportunities
  – Give your child economic responsibilities
  – Encourage job awareness
  – Be flexible as the decision-making process evolves



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“Your work is to discover
 your work and then with
  all your heart to give
      yourself to it.”
                 ~BUDDHA
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           FACILATION BY PARENTS

•   Accept children as an individual and recognize that they are
    entitled to make their choice.
•   Accept that their choice can be different from yours
•   Help them to analyze their strengths and weaknesses
•   Genuinely help them to explore the different career options
•   Be an empathetic patient listener. Practice active listening.
•   Look for more information on the career option chosen by your
    son/daughter to make your self comfortable with his/her choice.




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                SKILL TO GUIDE CHILDREN

•   Patient and convincing listening ability- Communication Skill.
•   Comprehending skill – Critical Thanking
•   Patience – Interpersonal Skill
•   Knowing others – Empathy
•   Integrity – Interpersonal Skill
•   Emotional Maturity – coping with emotion „Convincing presentation-
    Communication Skill.
•   Specific Knowledge & assessment – Self awareness Critical
    Thinking
•   About areas in which guidance to be provided – Decision Making


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            Few Parenting Tips:

• Remember that every child has some talent and you have to
   bring out that hidden talent In him.

• Nurture the talent and creativity of your child and help him to
   grow the talent to the level of perfection

• Avoid comparing your child with other children.

• Don‟t be over ambitious. All children are not alike. Help your
   child not to feel left out if he‟s not talented in some field.

• Don‟t force any career on him just because you think that it‟s
   right for him

• Help your child chose proper career according to his mental
   ability. Take guidance from a professional.                      #
Few career related websites


                       http://www.vault.com

  http://www.highereducationinindia.com/career-options/index.php

 http://career.webindia123.com/career/options/asp/alpha_listing.asp

                  http://www.infinitecourses.com

                  http://www.careerafter12th.com/

           http://www.indiaedumart.com/career-options/

               http://www.topcollegesindia.com/home


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Vision enables you to glimpse into the future, to sense
   its hope and power, because you yourself are the
   means for that future's creation." - Sara Paddison



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