CAREER COUNSELLING QUESTIONS AND ANSWER

Q1) Can I study in B.Tech in West Bengal  after doing Polytechnic from outside State University ?

ANS : Yes. You need to submit Mark sheets, Provisional Certificates, Migration Certificate and Transfer Certificate before the last date as announced by MAKAUT. This is subject to any changes made in the Rules and Regulations by the University or State Government time to time. .

Q2) Can I take admissions in MAKAUT affiliated Colleges in B.Tech or Polytechnic directly?

ANS : Yes provided you have given JEE ( 4 yrs)  or JELET for B.Tech (3 yrs Lateral). For Polytechnic 3 yrs Course you have to give JEXPO and for 2 yrs Lateral VOCLET Entrance Exams. However after Counselling is over and there are vacant seats the affiliated Colleges may take your admission directly under Management Quota provided vacant seats are available and subject to Notification of the MAKAUT or State Government time to time in this regard as the case may be..

Q3) Can I get SC ST OBC Scholarship from WB Govt in respect of Outside University study ?

ANS : Yes provided you are studying in Bengal and your criteria is fulfilled. The scholarships are available at State Level and National Level also as per the criteria . For outside Universities you may avail National Scholarship in case the State Govt notifies that such scholarship facilities are not made available for Outside State University Students.

Q4) Can an Outside State University student get Kanyashree Scholarship ?

ANS : As of now NO.

Q5) I am student studying with part time attendance in the Outside State University and giving exams there at the University end. Is it a Distance Learning or a Regular Learning? ?

ANS : It is a Regular Learning as per the UGC Directives, Notification,Rules and Regulations as per the decision of UGC on Territorial Jurisdiction for doing regular learning courses. Since you are studying in the University end with regular classes whether part attendance or full attendance is equally applicable for reqular study and its certification.Further AICTE had also approved such mode of exams as a regular learning provided the syllabus is approved by AICTE

Q6) Which one is better whether to study directly B.Tech in the University or study in AICTE approved Institute?

ANS: Both are same in terms of legal validity of the certificate provided the same is attended on a regular class bais and the requisite quality of education and infrastructure of the study is maintained

Q7) I am studying in a University which is not AICTE approved. Is the Certificate for Engineering Courses valid for employment purposes? 

ANS : Universities do not come under approval of AICTE for running technical courses as per the Supreme Court decision in Bharthidarsan University Vs AICTE. However the Course must be approved by AICTE.

Q8) Which career is better in terms of employability - Diploma with Lateral B.Tech or 4 yrs B.Tech? 

ANS : Diploma with Lateral B.Tech because this combination of the academia has more of practical and workshops exposure and Industry approves this as a preferred choice for recruiting engineers.

Q9) Which trade of engineering is better in terms of employability?

ANS : All trade has employability opportunities if the quality of the students education is very good and they have done enough training in practicals and workshops. But currently the IT industry is passing through recessionary influences and hiring is slowing down.

Q10) I am a B.Tech (IT/ CS) and has not got any placements and without a job .What should I do now?

ANS: You should immediately take up additional courses in Hadoop Technology, IOT, Paithon , Cloud Computing etc so that you upgrade your professional expertise.

Q11) By taking Professional Coaching and Training from Emcons Business Academy can I get placements?

ANS: Certainly Yes because we are connected to over 400 Companies and 75 Placement Consultants for placement services and the Client List is growing daily. We give our proefessional expertise and develop students to be Industry Ready apart from preparing them in achieving excellent academic results. Apart from focus on academics the students are trained in Multi Skill, Multi Dimensional Industry oriented attitude and functional responsibility apart from grooming and development of Communication Skills ERP,etc.

Q12) I am a working Executive. Can I study B.Tech without any classes?

ANS: You have to study in Campus and undertake requisite mandatory practicals and workshops. AICTE does not approve engineering study without any classes.

Q13) I am a working Excutive. Can I study B.Tech without any classes?

ANS: No. You have to study in Campus and undertake requisite mandatory practicals and workshops.AICTE does not approve engineering study without any classes.

Q14) I have passed Class XII in Science .What courses can I do for my career?

ANS:Apart from Polytechnic or B.Tech courses you can also do B.Pharmacy or B.Sc in Agriculture which are now mostly in demand by the Industry and for appearing in Govt Exams.

Q15) There is huge unemployment in all trades. How can I get employed?

ANS: You should step in any job even though the salary or other terms are not of your choice. Once you get a 3 year experience you have a very good chance of a better career. For hunting your job you can take the help of Recruitment Consultants and be ready to relocate.You may mail your resume to us also for giving our professional services in your placements.

Q16) Does Brand University or Institute counts for placements?

ANS: Not so nowadays as most of the brand Colleges are having very less campusing. Industry sees whether you are competent or not. Brand Institutes bring Companies for Campusing but that doesn't mean there will be 100% Campus offers. Currently 60% of the students are not getting campus placements even in brand Colleges or Universities. The students of brand institutes have higher expectations of remuneration inspite of the fact that the industry is not prepared to give a fresher such a high expected salary . The students spending huge amount of money in their education sees a return of their investment in a years time which is not logical. Again industry need candidates who are willing to do a grass root level assignment which many students of brand institue feel uncomfortable.


Q17) Does good infrastructure means good Campusing?

ANS: Not always. Please see reply in point 16.


Q18) Many Institutes or Universities have integrated courses. How are these?

ANS: These are good combination and students can take up such integrated courses.

Q19) Which one is better for continuity in job prospects  MBA or B.Tech?

ANS: Both. And both are different functional areas. As we told you before that once you get experienced you get a shine in your career in long run as additional qualifications don't fetch any real career growth unless relevant

Q20) How can I get to know about the Placement Record of the College?

ANS: You need to get the students' feedback first. There are many ways to get such feedback one major is the google feedback and through the students forum in face book and other social media. Before taking admission you should also visit the College and ask them to show placement records and Campusing outcome for the last two years.

Q21) How is Nursing Course or Bachelor in Medical Technology?

ANS: These are good courses and are in high demand because of increased expansion of medical services across the Country.

Q22) If I do not crack good JEE or MAT score shall I dropout to appear in next year?

ANS: It will be unwise a decision to dropout and waste a vital one year of academics. Because good JEE rank means good Govt or Private Engineering College. If it doesn't happen you can study in the next best College as per your Counselling and go ahead with your career without wasting time. But if you have a strong desire to go to IIT and have made a near miss you can try again in the next year but not beyond.

Q23) Is there any Part Time Polytechnic Courses available?

ANS: Yes recently WBSCTEVD had approved Part Time Polytechnic Courses to be conducted in evening class mode which has AICTE approval. Please see the website accordingly.

Q24) Your Institute has various Job oriented Skill Development Programmes. What is the criteria for such programmes?

ANS: There are 15 such programmes and the Certificate of Profiency are given by the Institute itself not by any Government Body or Board or any University. The criteria is that the student should be of minimum 18 yrs of age and a class VIII and beyond pass outs .These certificates are the Institites own and does not have any University or Education Board or Government Approval. After the Training is over the students are given  placements assistances  in the entry level technicians profile as per their competency levels subject to availability of vacancies and also elgibility and criteria .

Q25) CAN I GET EDUCATION LOANS ?

ANS: Yes provided you satisfy the Bank's eligibility criteria and submit a guarantor in this regard.

Q26) What is the Placement Assistance  Eligibility criteria  in case I take private tuition and training on the professional courses in your Training Institute ?

ANS: The criteria is 

  a) You must have 75% class attendance in respect  class schedule allotted and notified by the Institute.
  b) You must attend all industrial internships and maintain 90% class attendance thereat. 
  c) You must appear in all the mock tests and score atleast 60% in such mock tests. 
  d) You should have a CGPA Score of 7 in the University results where you study. 
e) You have maintained all good in discipline and code of conduct manners etc and paid your tuition fees without any.
  f) You followed the general code of conduct discipline manners etc as laid down in the Admission agreement.

Q27) If I have to maintain 75% attendance in the affiliated  College then how can I maintain 75% attendance in your Institute for the training ?

ANS: You shall have to take evening classes and also on Saturday and Sundays so as to make up the attendance.

Q28) I may have to take minimum 60%- 75% class attendance in the University Campus located outside the State of W.B . Then how can I take 75% attendance in your Institute ?

ANS: You have  vacations and other leave in your disposal. A flexible roster will be made in such a case where you shall have to take tuition classes from 8.20 am to 5 pm from Monday to Saturday and also on Sundays between 9 am to 4 pm. Suppose you take these  additional tuition classes  for one month it is equivalent to taking 3 months of classes in any affiliated College or University  in one  semester considering that in general these affiliated Colleges or University have 3 working month days effective  classes in a semester duration  after adjustment of  48 days weekly off , 60 days off for Public Holidays , Vacations and  Exam Study Leave etc.

Q29) Will you issue any certificate that I have taken any tuition from your Centre ?

ANS: No as we are only a private tuition centre imparting you coaching and training in the professional courses pursued by you from your selected University or its affiliated Colleges  But in cases of our own self Multi Skill Development and Training Programmes we give a Certificate of Proficiency on the nature of Skills developed for the purpose of facilitating placements assistance .

Q30) Can I get some Part Time jobs assistance from your end to enable me to continue my tuition studies?

ANS: Yes but you cannot compromise your tuition classes because the aim of our Institute is to give you adequate and quality coaching and training to enable you to get good career success. These Part Time Jobs may be in any domain and subject to your qualifying the interview. No particular choice of Trade ,Skill, Company or salary will be entertained and in that case no further job offer assistance shall be given.

Q31) I am doing CA. What else courses can I pursue later?

ANS: As passing CA takes good amount of time unless you are exceptionally meritorious it is always advisable to do MBA ( Finance ) from a recognized Institute under any Local University with AICTE Course approval  simultaneously which you can qualify easily in 2 years time. Later on you can do Company Secretary Course or CPA/ CFA.

Q32) I am going to pass B.Com. Shall I study M.Com or MBA?

ANS: MBA and get trained in Tally GST ERP and Business Analytics.

Q33)I am just a B.A Graduate and unemployed. What should I do now?

ANS: Take immediately Communicative English Classes to improve your English and also a  Computer Advance Excel Classes and start looking for a Back Office job through the help of Placement Consultants. Simultaneously prepare exhaustively for all Government jobs and achieve to get success. If you wish to do higher studies you can study MBA or Mass Communication or Event Management or Pschyology or LLB to practise as a professional advocate.

Q34) How is LLB as a career ?

ANS: Very Good. In the years to come legal service industry will grow by leaps and bounds with various economic reforms and changes in the socio economic structure of the society and multiplicity of offences.

Q35) Is B.Tech in Chemical Engineering a good career option?

ANS: The industry is presently sluggish in respect of engagement of chemical engineering trade but still it has got good demand in respect of overseas assignments and in certain specified industry in our country..

Q36) I am a B.Sc in Physics. What is my career prospect?

ANS: You should have studied B.Tech in Mechanical or Electrical Stream. However you can do M.Sc in Physics and appear for SSC and UPSC Exams by preparing exhaustively. If you need a job immediately you must do MBA in Production Management or Operations or Logistics.

Q37) I am a class X pass out . What should I pursue?

ANS: 3 Year Polytechnic Course in either Mechanical Electrical or Civil preferably after giving your State Level Entrance Examinations like JEXPO in WB or Diploma in Pharmacy or Diploma in Food Technology or Diploma in Fire and Safety and many more. Please consult our career counsellor for more career related details .

Q38) Is Polytechnic better than B.Tech in terms of employability?

ANS: Yes presently. Companies like to hire  Polytechnic Students because the salary pay out is lower almost 40% - 50% of what is paid to a B.Tech and the students are involved in exhaustive hands on training like ITI with 60% of B.Tech Theory Knowledge. It is for this reason the hiring of B.Tech had been lower than Polytechnic Students by the Industry presently.

Q39)How is ITI then compared to Polytechnic?

ANS: ITI after Class X is generally a 2 year Course approved by NCVT. They are in high demand by the Industry with the designation of a Junior Technician. They however get a lower salary than Polytechnic Engineers who normally get the designation of a Supervisor or a Junior Engineer.

Q40) Is doing M.Tech a good career option?

ANS: If you are pursuing to become a lecturer or going abroad for higher studies or for pursuing your dream to do research work or PhD you may do it. Industry in general are not very interested in M.Tech qualifications. Only for very seniour level engagements in Techno Consulting Services this qualification is admired.

Q41) How is Nursing a good career option?

ANS: It is a very good career option as there is a high demand for nurses in our country since nurses are scarcely available in our country. In 5 - 7 years time you can become a Matron of a large hospital.

Q42) I have seen there is a craze for doing B.Pharmacy? How is it a career option?

ANS: Yes this is a good career option because the medical industry is increasing by leaps and bounds. Govt Hospitals are increasing in many folds. Local health points are being constructed where pharmacists will be in high demand. Besides to get a licence for setting a medical store one must have a B.Pharmacy qualification.

Q43) Is it better to purse Mining Engineering or Mechanical Engineering in terms of Job Opportunities?

ANS: Mechanical Engineering.

Q44) :) How about doing Automobile Engineering or Mechanical Engineering in terms of getting quick jobs ?

ANS: You may do both but Mechanical Engineering is better as Automobile Industry is also hiring Mechanical Engineers.

Q45) How is Aeronatical Engineering a Career Option?

ANS: A very good career option if you can crack Indian Army vacancy exams. For private airlines the demand is sluggish.

Q46) What specialisation in MBA is a better career option?

ANS: If you are doing MBA or PGDBM from IIMs or other Branded  Institutes any specialisation will get you a good campus offers . But HR and Finance Specialisation fetch less remunerative campus offers than marketing which are in abundance.

THE OPINIONS GIVEN TO THE QUESTIONS HERE ARE PURELY THE PERSONAL OPINION OF VARIOUS PROFESSIONALS INVOLVED IN CAREEER COUNSELLING .THE OPINIONS CAN VARY PERSON TO PERSON AND THE INSTITUTE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CONFUSION OR DIFFERENCE IN OPINION OR BEING MISINTERPRETED .STUDENTS ARE THEREFORE ADVISED TO RECHECK THE VIEWS OF THESE OPINIONS IN CASE THEY WISH TO TAKE A DECISION IN ADMISSION TO VARIOUS PROFESSIONAL COURSES

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