The Counselling Service organizes numerous sessions and workshops throughout the Academic year aimed at sensitizing the campus community on issues related to mental health, emotional quotient and general well being, and some fun events. Sessions aimed at acquainting students about various internship opportunities, career opportunities, promoting senior-junior interaction and faculty-student interaction are also organized.
How to utilize the summers effectively? This is a question which puts a lot of students in a fix. This session addresses all such queries. Seniors from various departments who have had pursued research internships, management internships or core or noncore internships during their summers, illuminate their juniors with the myriad opportunities present out there.
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The wisdom a professor holds is unparalleled! This is a session where first year students get to interact with the Professors in an informal setting and gain from their experience. This session also helps in bridging the gap between faculty and students, thereby improving the interaction between them. Professors share their experience being a college student and also help the students to clear their doubts regarding academics and the institute.
To help the first year students gain the most out of their 4 years at IITK, Counselling Service organizes an interactive and informal session of the first yearites with the final year students who've excelled in their own niche.The session revolves around general fundaes and some specific advices for students ranging from academics to extra-currics.
World Suicide Prevention Day is observed internationally on 10th September every year with the motto of generating awareness on dealing with/intervention about suicides, and other similar mishaps. Counselling Service also strives to ensure the same in IITK campus and hence organizes a programme to sensitize the residents about the evil of suicide. A motivational talk is organised with the likes of Mr Vikram Singh(Retd IPS Officer), Major DP Singh(Kargil War Hero, Indian Blade Runner) etc. being part of this programme in the past years.The talk is followed by performances by several gymkhana clubs to enlighten the students on this issue.
“The limits of my language are the limits of my world”
The Counselling Service organises English Conversation classes (ECC) aimed at solving the basic problems in English and eliminating fear of English communication among the students. These classes are a series of lectures,group discussions and interactive activities aimed at making the students more comfortable with the language.
Session on Relationships
The dynamics of relationships amidst which one lives are complex in nature. We aim to help students understand and unwind the complications of these through this session.
Study Techniques Session
Students are focused on improving their study techniques in order to optimize their skill set to the maximum. The session on study techniques is aimed at acquainting students on various studying approaches which can be helpful for them in regularizing their studies and performing better in their examinations.
Time Management Session
One of the most pressing issues in the campus for Undergraduate and Postgraduate students is how to spend time on the right things and in the right places. We try to help students in reaching out to their priorities, obligations and schedule so that they benefit in all areas of life through this session.
Session on Addiction
Aimed at helping the students understand the various forms of addiction and sensitize them on ways to overcome them.
As we know that LaTeX is a language which is used extensively to write professional reports and thesis.This is a workshop aimed at teaching students how to use LaTeX to write their project reports or thesis effectively.
There are many tutorials available online to help you getting used to LaTeX. You can refer to the following website for learning LaTeX from the scratch:
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Being a part of a major research institute like IIT-Kanpur, it is essential that one knows the art of writing a report or a thesis. This workshop helps students know the nitty gritties involved in writing a report or thesis.
The session was organised in collaboration with Students' Placement Office.It was aimed at addressing doubts and queries related to placements and career choices. The session proved to be a myth buster as students were able to clarify their doubts and misconceptions.
First year students from every department get to know about the opportunities their discipline has to offer and how can IIT Kanpur help them to achieve their dreams. Students get to interact with some of the wisest seniors from their department who've made a mark in their field of study.
They get to know about the courses taught, scope and future opportunities offered by their department.