Psychological Counselling

Academic, Personal and Psycho-social support and guidance services provided to students

Students with special needs and support are provided customised input from the institute.Academic advice is provided at various stages right from the choice of course at the time of admission to the selection of projects by the faculty members. Students are counselled by the members of the admission committee. After admissions, the Director’s address during the induction programme provides glimpses of distinctive characteristics of the institute, infrastructure/facilities available, glorious traditions of the institute and eminent alumni. During the academic year, academic and personal guidance is provided by faculty members.

In addition, teachers are trained to act as mentors to students through special workshops conducted by competent psychologists. For personal counselling, students approach the mentor with personal problems. Problems requiring urgent help are handled by the Psychology counsellor available in the institute. Career counselling is provided via aptitude, intelligence and personality testing. About 200 students have benefited from the counselling centre in the last five years.

Institution caters to the needs of differently-abled students and ensure adherence to government policies

  • Admission of differently-abled persons in various programmes offered by the institution is especially encouraged through the admission desk.
  • The Institute provides guidance and counselling sessions to differently abled students and their parents.
  • The faculty members of the institute are sensitized towards the special needs of the differently abled students.
  • The differently abled students are provided assistance in gaining employment through the placement cell of the institution.
  • The director nominates a special faculty member for providing all necessary assistance to the differently abled students.
  • A special notice board for differently abled students is installed for these students.
  • The scholarship schemes and concessions available to the differently abled students are provided by the institute.
  • Readers and reading assistance is provided in the library for visually challenged students.
  • The computer lab of the institution has facilities for screen reading for visually challenged students.
  • The institute also organizes special functions to celebrate World Disabled Day.
  • The institute campus is disabled friendly with the provisions of Lifts, Wheel Chairs, Ramps, Special Toilets etc. for the disabled students.

The Counsellor

The institute has appointed a Student’s counsellor who is in charge of conducting Psychological counselling of the students enrolled in the various programmes offered by the institute. The Counsellor can be contacted anytime through the respective mentors and as also by sending an email to the Counsellor. The most significant contribution to the students support services in terms of counselling is providing through the Mentoring Program of the institute. This is a very important source of counselling which is made available to every student of the institute.