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CHENNAI: The seventh edition of the Education Plus Career Fair will begin in the city on Friday at the Chennai Trade Centre, Nandambakkam.
Following the inaugural, to be addressed by top educationists, the first session will be on engineering and medical admission counselling. Students can clarify their doubts regarding their prospects in the various sub-specialities in both fields, including allied courses, from experts who will make presentations during the session. The title sponsor for the event is VIT.
The ‘IT Edge' session will be held between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. and will give students an overview about the industry, the current hiring trends, the importance of soft skills training and an insight into the workings of an IT firm.
This will be followed by the Core Engineering session, to be held from 4 p.m. to 4-45 p.m.
There are about 60 stalls being set up on the premises of the Trade Centre with experts in different sectors providing information to students.
Some of the exhibitors are educational institutions in the engineering, IT, health services, aviation, marine, and animation sectors.
A special lecture on the position of the IT industry, latest trends and prospects, will be delivered by K. Purushothaman, NASSCOM Regional Director, Tamil Nadu & Kerala, on the next day, Saturday.
Students desirous of taking the psychometric test being conducted by Bodhi on May 21 can register themselves online www.bodhi.co.in.
Shuttle bus services, sponsored by VIT, will be run from Guindy Railway Station and Chennai Moffusil Bus Terminus at Koyambedu to the venue from 8 a.m.
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