Edufest Kicks Off On Positive Note

Career counseling on at the Edufest. Image Credit: Sangai Photo

IMPHAL, May 21: Offering an array of career options by 38 institutes from different parts of the country under one roof, the 9th edition of Edufest 2011 got underway from today.

The education fair was inaugurated by MLA M Prithviraj at DM College campus in a glittering function.

The event is jointly managed by Impetus Group and Lynchpin in association with All Manipur Working Journalists’ Union (AMW-JU) for the first time in the State.

BFIT Group of Institutions, Dehradun, Lovely Professional University, Punjab, ICFAI University, Tripura, Acharya Institute of Management and Science, Bangalore, HKBK College, Bangalore and Navodaya Group of Institute, Raichur are some of the popular educational institutes taking part in the fair which will continue till May 23. Impetus Group Manager Sanjoy said, about 15 years back, most of the students pursued courses as per the wishes of their parents.

Such decisions however proved disastrous to the educational careers of many students as the options their parents had chosen for them were not suitable to them at all, he added.

Saying that the fair is being organized to avoid such instances Sanjoy added that the fair would give necessary support to the students in finding the right career option and institute.

Edufest 2011 is offering counseling and direct admission facilities to the visitors.

Lynchpin Director Kaushik Barua said, the fair would provide an opportunity to the students to get directly admitted in the course of their choice without any hassle.

Speaking at the inauguration function, MLA M Prithviraj said, choosing right career option is a must to become successful in one’s life. He also expressed hope that the fair would serve the purpose.

(Courtesy: The Sangai Express)

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