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POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN CAREER GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING

Cutting edge online courseware designed and delivered by leading educationists, psychologists and experienced career counsellors providing in-depth knowledge on all aspects of career counselling and guidance.

Under the mentorship of
Dr. Amrita Dass

A leader in Career Counselling and Guidance for 35 years with over 4.5 lakh students reached.

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URGENT NEED FOR CAREER COUNSELLORS

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THE GAP: With 500 million students and young professionals, India needs 1.5 million career counsellors to maintain the required student-counsellor ratio.
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DEMAND: Absence of career counselling cells that provide expert guidance to students is a huge concern for schools, students and parents today.
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RAPIDLY CHANGING EDUCATION SECTOR: With the National Education Policy’s (NEP 2020) emphasis on interdisciplinary subject choices and multiple career paths, expert guidance is the need of the hour.
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GROWTH IN HIGHER EDUCATION: The number of students enrolling for higher education is on the rise, thus creating an even greater demand for career counsellors.

WHO IS THIS PROGRAMME FOR?

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School Teachers: Diversify your career, provide better guidance on subjects and careers to your students, and take up an additional role as a career counsellor in your school.
Admission Counsellors (in Schools and Universities): Guide students through interdisciplinary subject choices, courses, colleges & careers; become an expert on SOPs and LORs; and get a complete spectrum on admission processes and entrance exams.
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Psychologists: Diversify and expand your services beyond behavioural counselling by providing comprehensive career counselling & guidance solutions.
Career Counsellors: Learn about the latest trends & techniques, enhance your core skills with structured training.
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College Graduates: Strengthen the foundation of the education industry, learn the latest counselling techniques, and enhance your core skills with structured training.
Working Professionals: Enhance your core skills with structured training and use your industry expertise to leverage the growth in the education sector.
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Homemakers: Restart your career, enjoy flexible working hours, and enhance your skills with structured training for great opportunities in the ever-growing education sphere.
Retired Persons: Start your second professional innings in the education industry with the benefit of flexible working hours, and get the opportunity to enhance your skills with structured training.

PROGRAMME BENEFITS

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THE PROGRAMME COVERS

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  • Career Counselling and Guidance Process
  • Analysing Psychometric Tests
  • Psychological Counselling and Career Development Theories
  • A to Z Career Spectrum with Details of Courses and Campuses
  • Career Counselling for Differently-Abled Students
  • Real Time Case Studies Covering Multiple Situations
  • Emerging Education and Career Trends (Including Post-COVID Career Trends)

TWO PROGRAMME OPTIONS TO CHOOSE FROM

3 to 5 MONTHS FLEXIBLE ACCELERATED PROGRAMME
Eligibility: B.Ed, M.A (Education/Psychology/ Sociology), Master's in Social Work, Master's in Development Studies or MBA (HRD)
1-YEAR COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAMME
Eligibility: Graduate (any field)


Next batch starts from:
15th April, 2024

HERE'S WHAT OUR PGD GRADUATES SAY...

ABOUT ICS

The Institute for Career Studies, established in 1985 by Dr Amrita Dass, has an international presence and experience of over 35 years in providing career guidance and counselling services along with a broad spectrum of educational and training programmes. Our services include Career Counselling, Online Automated tests, Studies Abroad Guidance, Preparatory Courses, Professional Development Programmes, PG Diploma in Career Counselling.