There Is A Career Counselling Cell In The College To Help The Students In Choosing The Right Career For Themselves. Motivational Talks, Career Guidance Programmes, Sessions With Some Corporate Houses Are Organized. The Cell, In Spite Of Its Limited Capacity And Different Constraints, Tries To Guide The Students To Get Suitable Jobs In Various Sectors As Per Their Choice And Merit. Some Small-scale Companies, Specially Pharmaceutical Companies Have Shown Interest In Recruiting Some Of Our Students.
Raniganj Girls' College provides formal and informal counselling to the students with theobjective of holistic development of the learner's personality. The system of formalcounselling involves the Mentoring system and Career Guidance and Counsellingand the system of informal counselling involves the system of personalcounselling.
Thecollege Creates A Platform For Counselling The Students Through The Mentoringsystem. Under This System, The Permanent Teachers Of The College, In Thecapacity Of Mentors, Are Assigned The Task Of Mentoring Asmall Compositegroupof Students,randomly Chosen Across All The Semesters From The Differentdisciplines. The Objectives Of The Mentoring System Are:
- Provideacademic Guidance To The Students With Respect To Choice Of Subjects Made Bythe Learner, Performance Of Student, Participation In Co-curricular Andextension Activities, And So On
- Provideguidance About Future Prospects In Higher Academic Pursuits
- Provideguidance In Acquiring Life Skills.
- Provideguidance In Miscellaneous Matters Related To College Education
Theother form of formal counselling provided to the learners involves careerguidance and counselling through the Career Guidance and Counselling Cell. Thestudents avail the different opportunities in career guidance and counsellingthat are arranged by the college authorities in collaboration with differentgovernment departments like the Employment Exchange or other non-governmentalorganizations from time to time. The organizers of the workshops on careerguidance and counselling also conduct mock tests and examinations for thebeneficiaries as a prelude to the different real life competitive examinations.In the past, students from the college have been placed in different privateorganizations through on-campus placement.
Another form of career guidance is imparted throughthe skill development courses. The skill development courses in Beauty and Wellness,Nursing Assistant and Banking offered by the college in collaboration with NSHMUdaan Skills Pvt. Ltdas a part of thePrime Minister’s National Skill Development Programme.These courses create off-campus employment opportunities for the beneficiaries and/or inspire them to become self-employed. In theacademic year 2018-19, on completing training, twelve students have obtainedoff campus placement and seven students becameself-employed.
A 12 day Skill Development workshop in Artsand Crafts has been conducted in 2018-19 by Fevicyrl certified professionalsunder the initiatives of Pedilite Industries Limited. In the workshop thestudents were trained in "Best use of waste materials", "Interior Designing","Fabric painting" and other projects. Skill development training in soft toymaking is also imparted occasionally and informally in our institution by DrRituparna Ghosh, Assistant Professor of Geography of Raniganj Girls' College.These development courses are basically aimed at making the learner selfsufficient through self employment.
Thestudents And Their Guardians Also Benefit From Informal And Personal Counsellingwith The Principal And The Teachers On Specific Problems Of Early Marriage Andother Social And Sensitive Issues.