All set for DH-PV edu fair
The wait is finally over for ''Jnana Degula,'' the two-day education fair organised by Deccan Herald and Prajavani on Saturday and Sunday, to guide thousands of students towards a promising career.
To be held at Palace Grounds (Tripuravasini entrance) from 10 am, the fair will help the students judiciously take the crucial next step in their fledgling education career.
The fair will feature a pre-counselling guidance session for the Common Entrance Test (CET) candidates and those who had appeared for the Under Graduate Entrance Test conducted by the Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental colleges of Karnataka (COMED-K).
Apart from this, there will be career counselling sessions comprising lectures by eminent members from the industry and academia.
Paricipating in the event are representatives from various universities and institutions related to the fields of engineering, medicine, architecture, banking, hotel and business management, fashion designing, aeronautics, animation and business administration.
Chartered accountancy institutes, education consultants, English language centres, IELTS preparation institutes, IT colleges, textile institutes and travel academies among others will also help students understand what they must pursue.
The event, which is sponsored by Gems B School, AMC-City Institutions, IMBT Business School, Cambridge Institution of Technology (CiTech), CMR Group of Institutions, Bangalore, MS Engineering College, Acharya Institute of Technology, Reva Group of Institutions, BNM Institute of Technology and Wiztoonz, in line with its previous editions, will take thousands of students through details that one needs to know before pursuing higher studies.
The event will also have a host of exhibitors.
Here is a list of the speakers: Rashmi, Executive Director, Karnataka Examinations Authority; SP Kulkarni, Administrative Officer, KEA; Prof K E Radhakrishna, founder of Sa-Mudra Foundation and Yuva Help Line, and the Governor's nominee in the syndicate of Karnataka State Women's University, Bijapur; Rajendra Desai, an IIM, IIT graduate and entrepreneur, now engaged as Associate Professor at Xavier Institute of Management, Bangalore; Dr M I M Nehruzii, chairman of the GEMS Business School; Dr Anil Rawat, director of the Institute of Business Management & Technology and head of the National Initiative on e-Commerce, Dr Madhukar G Angur, Chancellor of Alliance University, Bangalore; M R Seetharam, director, M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore and Secretary, Gokula Education Society, Dr Ali Khwaja, career counsellor and author of over 30 books, and Dr Sivaraman Kumar, who has served as executive secretary and test director of COMED-K entrance tests for years.