Guiding towards the right path

Published: 17th June 2013 01:20 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th June 2013 01:21 PM   |  A+A-

Here is a column that will answer your queries on different career options

I am studying in Class XII. I want to know about the MFC course — what are the career opportunities in this course? Could you also guide me on how to apply for BCom in Delhi University?

The MFC course is a popular course in north India and you can get more details at For further details on applying for BCom in Delhi University, you can visit the website

I have finished my ISc. I would like to be a scientist but my financial background is not so strong. I am not sure on how to proceed next?

Please apply for your graduation in any government aided colleges such as IISER, in the area of your interest. These are not expensive courses and if you do well you can even get scholarships to do your masters degree and further your PhD degree.You can consider institutions such as IISc and TIFR for your higher studies .

I am 26 and have a second-class degree in BE mechanical engineering. I now teach students in a private tutorial. I am interested in teaching at polytechnic college and schools, but cannot do so with my degree. I have applied for MSc in HRD psychology in Madras University. Will I be eligible for teaching after this completion? What is the scope of this area?

I would advise you to do your masters in any area of interest in engineering as this would enable you to teach in polytechnic colleges. You may also consider doing the UGC JRF exams to enable you to get a job in teaching.

Prof RSS Mani is an eminent career counsellor and currently VP, Institutional Development at ITM Group of Institutions Write to him at

Errata: Graduates in psychology cannot pursue master’s in psyciatry as reported last week. The error is regretted.


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