The opening day of The Hindu Education Plus Career Counseling Fair 2022 saw 15 educational institutions across the city set up booths, showcasing the different disciplines available at their colleges, at Brookefields Mall here on Saturday.
College faculty members interacted with students and parents regarding available opportunities for higher education in disciplines such as engineering, medicine, law, hospitality management, design, arts and science.
S. Malarvizhi, Chairman and Managing Director of Sri Krishna Institutions, interacts with students at the Hindu Education Plus 2022 Career Fair in Coimbatore on Saturday. | Photo credit: S. Siva Saravanan
S. Malarvizhi, President and Managing Director, Sri Krishna Institutions, opened the fair with S. Sundaresan, Vice President, Publicity, The Hindu, and Dr. Kavidasan, Director, Roots Industries India Limited.
Ms. Malarvizhi said the event was an opportunity for educational institutions to educate students on recent trends in various disciplines and guide them for their future.
“Many students will benefit from this fair, which helps them see the outside world and gives them a huge opportunity to learn about the industry,” she added.
Kayalvizhi, a 17-year-old student, who wants to pursue her higher education in agriculture, said the fair was helpful to her in dispelling doubts related to various higher education courses.
Ram Kumar, a parent, said, “Many booths with higher education streams in one place helped parents and students to compare and analyze their areas of interest.”
The two-day event is organized by The Hindu, the presenting sponsor being the Sri Krishna Institutions. The co-sponsors are Shiv Nadar University, Sri Shakthi Institute of Engineering and Technology, KGiSL Institutions, Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (MAAC), Karunya Deemed University and SNS Institutions.