DISHA – Career Readiness Program for Future Engineers- Organised by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

The entire world is going through various challenges, the challenges that mankind has never seen. Student life is also not different.

Disha is a unique platform envisioned by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham - Office of Admissions to guide the school students to choose the best career. The exponential growth of technology and digitisation heralds a future where the domains in STEAM will play vital role in empowering careers in the future. As per the recent trends, jobs of the future will require basic science and mathematics skills. As we embrace online education, it is very important to educate the youth, especially the students who are in the 10th, 11th and 12th standard. We are also in a transition to accept the National Education Policy in near future. The whole career landscape is changing, looking for a complete change in the post pandemic era. 

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is trying to educate the future generation through a series of live lectures, answering the queries online during these sessions. Experts will talk to the students and help them to choose the best career to shape their future. Students have to understand that engineering or medicine is not the only career option, look beyond these for a bright career. Students will have to register through the Amrita Mobile App. They will be called and given guidance on how to attend the class. There will be an online one-to-one chat with interested students. Our counsellors will also help you to clarify the doubts. After the following sessions, students can still continue to talk to our counsellors for effective career guidance. 

How Can a School Student Attend these Sessions?

Any school students from 9th to 12th standard can attend these sessions. Upcoming calendar is published in the website  Candidates interested in the program can register online, to receive updates. 

Day 1: 21st Century Skills & Psychometric Test for Effective Career Planning, 45 minutes + 15 min Q&A

We start with the 21st century skills essential for any engineer. Understanding Your Strength & Weakness and those kills through Psychometric Test is the first step. This needs you to have the psychometric test prior to this session. A psychometric test will give you a report on your personality traits. The test report will be a pointer to help you in deciding the undergraduate degree.

Hear what Sudhir K., IIT Chennai Alumnus & Career Counsellor - BTech Admissions, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has to say about the need of planning that is essential for choosing and preparing for a remarkable career path.

Date: May 5, 2021 | Time: 4pm - 5pm

Day 2: Changing Face of Engineering Careers, 60 minutes + 15 min Q&A

We all are aware of the changes happening around us with the use of technology. In this session, we will explore the expectations from the future engineers from the industrial perspective. This session will have more details on the competency requirement among future engineers as the country is gearing up the implementation of National Educational Policy 2020.

How is the ever-evolving field of engineering transforming and how will this affect the future career opportunities? Get all the answers from the expert - Maheshwara Chaitanya Swami, Chairman B-Tech Admissions, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Date: May 6, 2021 | Time: 4pm - 5pm

Day 3: Engineering Branches in Detail, 60 minutes + 15 min Q&A

Difference between various branches, curriculum, placement opportunities, and possible job profiles. Aerospace, Mechanical / Civil & Chemical / Circuit Branches / Computer Science. Enabling you to choose the best career based on your skills, interest and abilities.

With so many new developments in the field of engineering, there's a lot of confusion on the domain that each branch comprises. Know everything about the engineering branches and related curriculum in detail from Sudhir K., IIT Chennai Alumnus & Career Counsellor - B.Tech Admissions, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Date: May 7, 2021 | Time: 4pm - 5pm

Day 4: Higher Education Aboard, 45 minutes + 15 min Q&A.

Higher Education degrees abroad to pursue after B.Tech / BE in India, Student Exchange programs, Ph.D. opportunities, Internships abroad, Scholarships, etc.

Tune into this informative session on the scope of opting for an engineering degree outside India.

Here's what the expert from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has to say on the same.

Date: May 8, 2021 | Time: 4pm - 5pm

Day 5: Stress & Time Management - To Prepare for Your Board Examination, 60 minutes

This session is mainly for the students who wish to attempt JEE Mains / Advance, other university entrance examinations, and going for coaching in 10th or 11th standard. This session will help the students to balance between various examinations & stress created by those examinations.

To ace their board examinations, students have to follow a strategic approach which is devoid of unnecessary anxiety or pressure about the impending exams. Learn stress and time management tips from Sudhir K., IIT Chennai Alumnus & Career Counsellor, B.Tech Admissions, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Date: May 9, 2021 | Time: 4pm - 5pm

Event Details
2020-09-10 10:30 to 2020-09-11 10:00
School of Engineering