Student Counseling- Mentoring the budding minds !!
The college gives utmost priority to the counseling process as many students are first generation learners . Since there is a lot of diversity within the college community in terms of differing socio-economic and educational attainments, differing ethnicities, cultures and student’s abilities, therefore it becomes imperative to have one active counseling unit to deal with students problems such as peer pressure and intense competition among students which sometimes can act as a major hindrance in overall personality development .The unit provides assistance in all fronts whether emotional, behavioral, academic, social or other adjustment concerns. Though at ARSD teacher-student bond is very strong but to deal with young generation problems some kind of professional interventions is necessary to help students to frame realistic goals. Regular workshops for career guidance are held by experts and specialists for the undergraduate students. The college also organizes sensitization programmes on mental health issues. The college also assist students in academics and career planning. The department faculty also assist students seeking advise, particularly in B.A. Programme wherein a large number of course combinations are on offer. The dilemma of choice is again visible when students select from options available for Generic Elective, Interdisciplinary, Concurrent courses, etc. On the very first day of the college each Department holds Orientation day programme . The faculty contributes to the education and career advancement of students in a variety of ways. Students are always encouraged to discuss their plans related to higher study including research and their choice of career.The College offers guidance and counselling services of a professional Counselor twice a week. Regular workshops for career guidance are held by experts and specialists for the undergraduate students.