This course has a total of 21 credits which are covered in three trimesters of 3-4 months’ duration each, beginning in July with a two-week break for Diwali and Christmas.
Lectures are held every MONDAY, WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY from 4 pm to 7 pm.
Requirements for all courses include 85% attendance, class participation, submission of all assignments, typewritten and the reading of course material.
The course starts in the first week of July and classes go on till March.
Classes will be conducted on campus.
After this there is a supervised practicum in career counselling in the month of April. Career/Psychometric tests are conducted from 8 am to 12.30 pm on two days and the results are given out on the third day. Counsellors (Students ) are requested to be at the XICP for the practicum from 7.45 am to 3.00 pm on both these days to administer the tests and from 8 am to 9 am on the 3rd day for a report-giving session with the parents and clients. Attendance for the practicum is compulsory.
Students are expected to do 40 hours of supervised practicum during the course and discuss their cases in class.
Students are required to work for a minimum of 10 hours at any Old Age or Geriatric Care Home.
It is mandatory for students to go through personal counselling themselves while they are doing the course.