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Admissions open for Short Term Programme in Career Counselling


Oct. 13, 2017 - Oct. 20, 2017

A collaborative short-term course in Career Counselling is being offered from TISS' Mumbai Campus. Collaboration is between the Promise Foundation, Bangalore and Tata Institute of Social Sciences (from the School of Human Ecology), Mumbai.

The Dates: 10th to 19th November 2017 (Last date for application: 20th October 2017).

About the Course: The Course has been developed at The Promise Foundation based on extensive research on the career guidance needs of adolescents/children and the socio-cultural context. The process based guidance system has developed assessment and guidance materials, a career dictionary based on Indian realities and the labour market. Theory, assessment and practice components provide the requisites for ethical practice in the field. The Short-Term Programme is aimed at providing career guidance skills and also enhancing counselling knowledge and practice skills with adolescents and youth.

Curriculum Transaction:

Lectures and Discussions, Demonstrations, Personalised Tutorials where necessary, Skills Practice Role plays Group Presentations Assignments and Tests, Formative and Summative Feedback, Skills practice with Students in Practice Schools and Independent field assignment.

Eligibility: Marks: General Category: 50% of marks. Reserved Category: 40% of marks or its equivalent

Educational qualifications:

  • Completed or enrolled in 2 years Master of Arts/Science degree of any university in Psychology, Counselling, Home Science (Child Development, Human Development or Family Studies), Education, Social Work.
  • Completed Master's Degree in any field and hold at least a diploma level qualification in Counselling.
  • Completed a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the Social Sciences, obtaining an aggregate of at least 75%, with at least 5 years of documented experience in working with adolescents and youth, subject to their success in the admission procedure to the Course.

Important Dates:

  1. Last date for receiving the applications: 20th October 2017
  2. Aptitude Assessment: Between 21st and 25th October 2017.
  3. Announcement of results on TISS website:  26th October 2017.
  4. Fees to be paid by selected candidates between 26th to 4th November 2017.


  • The Promise Foundation
    Sajma Aravind, The Promise Foundation, 231, Cozy
    Home Layout, Sompur Gate, B. Hosahalli Road,
    Sarjapura, Bangalore-562125.
    Phone: 080-27823524; 9632767657 (between 9.30;
    Websites: and; term courses
  • Tata Institute of Social Sciences
    Dr. Rajani Konantambigi & Dr Mamatha Shetty, Centre &
    School of Human Ecology, TISS, Naoroji Campus,
    Deonar Farm Road, Mumbai - 400088.
    Phone: +91-22-25525342/5348/5349; Fax: +91-25525060.
    Email enquiries:,,
    (proceed to Short-Term Programmes)

- Dr Arulmani, Ms Sajma (for Promise Foundation), Dr. Mamatha & Dr. Rajani (for TISS).

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