City school organises career guidance event
A private school on the outskirts of the city today organised target 'Opportunities in Tamil Nadu', an unique and innovative event, aimed at encouraging and moulding students to take up government jobs after their educational career.
It was a career exposure programme for school students on state government jobs through which periodic training would be given to them.
The event, modelled on the lines of Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC), was organised by the Everwin Matriculation Higher Secondary School and the CBSE stream of Everwin Vidhyashram at its school premises during which written tests were held for third, fourth, fifth, ninth and tenth standard students.
TNPSC was involved in recruiting employees for various government departments in the state.
TNPSC Chairman R Natraj, who was the Chief Guest, lauded the school management for this unique initiative and inaugurated the special written examination modelled on the lines of TNPSC.
Nearly 4,055 students of the school took part in the examinations.
Apart from this, a comprehensive exhibition on the A to Z of state government job, and the various exams being conducted by the TNPSC to fill up government jobs, were organised for the benefit of students senior correspondent of the school B Purushothaman and senior principal, Kalaiarasi said.
The cynosure of all eyes was the display by 250 tinytots, studying in KG to second standard, who were dressed like doctors, engineers, IAS and IPS officers, advocates, teachers, collectors, fire service personnel and defence personnel.
A booklet highlighting various job opportunities in the state were also launched and it would distributed to more than 6,000 parents of the Everwin students.