During the programme, K L Gopalkrishna, executive director, Corporation Bank, presided and felicitated the students who had secured ranks in the CET and AIEE exams conducted in 2005. He urged the science students to consider taking up careers in management and research, other than engineering and medicine.
Dr Premkumar, principal, Canara Engineering College, spoke on job opportunities for aspiring engineers and the career guidance programme which followed the felicitation.
Narendra L Nayak, chairman, Expert Educational and Charitable Trust, informed that this was the 13th consecutive year when the career guidance programme was being held, and that Expert Coaching had taken upon itself, coaching for the esteemed IIT-JEE exams.
Ushaprabha Nayak, coordinator, Expert Coaching and B R Bhat, chairman PRSI, were present on the occasion.
Professor S S Bosco, professor of mathematics, St Aloysius College, Dr K Mohan Pai, professor of medicine, Dr G G Laxman, professor of urology and Vijay G S, assistant professor, mechanical engineering, NMAMIT, Nitte, as also eminent people from engineering and medical fields, spoke to the students.