The Advisory Bureau of Higher Education and Research has been functioning in our college since February, 2013. It has been started with a view to provide information about the higher education and research in India and abroad. The cell has organized three seminars on higher education so far to create awareness about higher education. Based on the interest of the students, the cell plans to organize in-house training programs for higher education programs such as GATE, GRE, and TOEFL. The cell has been getting concessions from the training institutes when our students get training in such institutions.
The Advisory Bureau of Higher Education and Research organized a seminar on CAT from 11.30 am to 12.20 pm on 13.02,2014. The seminar was conducted by Mr. Abdul Navas.H, the Assistant Manager- Business Development of Time institute Nungambakkam, Chennai-34. 136 third year students attended the seminar. The students were interested in the seminar.
The Advisory Bureau of Higher Education and Research organized a seminar on higher education at 2.00 pm to 3.45 pm.on 05.03.2014. S.Balamurugan, (Manager – Operations) of Gate Forum, Chennai-34 presented the topic on GATE Examination. He explained how it is helpful in pursing higher education in reputed institutions and how it is useful in getting placements in PSUs (Public Sector Undertakings). Students got more information from this session. The second session was conducted by P.L.Gopinath, Assistant Manager – Marketing (Jamboree Education Pvt Ltd. Chennai Adyar). Mr.Sriram from Jamboree Education explained how students can appear for GRE. Students got some information from the seminar. As the resource person concentrated more on the examination point of view, some of the students were not feeling well about the way of presentation.
The Seminar on Higher Education was organized with the guidance of Dr.N.Marie Wilson B.Tech, M.B.A., Ph.D., The seminar started at 10.15 am on 24.09.2014 The Managing Director of Score Getter Test Preparation Pvt. Ltd, Chennai Mr.Atiq Aziz addressed the students. He focused on his topic “Study Abroad” and spoke for an hour from 10.15 am to 11.15 am. He started his presentation with the statement, “I will show you the way how you can study in USA without spending money from your father’s pocket”. He talked about the universities, colleges, courses and scholarships for engineering students. He also talked about how students can get good scores in GRE, GMAT and TOEFL. Ms.Shama also gave her contribution in the presentation. All the students liked his speech.
United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) (in American Consulate Building) organized an exhibition on higher education at Hotel Le Meridian on 24.09.2014 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Two of our students along with Dr.A.Subramanian participated in the exhibition. The students consulted with the representatives of American Universities. 24 representatives from American universities did come there.
The cell plans to organize a seminar on IAS and IPS examinations with the eminent personalities for aspiring students. The cell also plans for seminar on scholar ships and free education programs.