• Saba Sayyed

Why is Career Counselling Important today in India?

Benefits of Career Counselling in today's age in a tough over-populated India, and how it could lead to a more fulfilling career.

According to The Guardian, “about 600 million people, quite half India’s population, are under 25 years old; no country features a better number of youngsters. Hence, there's a dire need for this youth to be guided and led on a career path that's right for them.

In addition, as reported by Times of India a survey on 10,000 students indicates that 93% of scholars were aware of just 7 career options while there are quite 250 career options available at the present, in India.

Given this information, do you think people are pursuing careers that are right for them? The obvious answer is, NO!

The solution is simple as you may have guessed, it's Career Counselling.

Person confused about his life decisions
How do I choose the correct Field?

What is Career Counselling?

Career counseling could also be a kind of advice-giving and support provided by career counselors to their clients, to help the clients manage their journey through life, learning, and work changes (career).

This includes career exploration, making career choices, managing career changes, lifelong career development, and handling other career-related issues.

Career counseling helps in getting the proper guidance to assist set your long-term goals professionally and achieve them through scientifically developed aptitude tests and personality tests.