Best Career Options in PCM beyond Engineering

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PCM Webinar Blog

Summary of webinar

Expert at AIM2EXCEL conducted this FREE Webinar for Parents on Sunday, 24th May at 11 am. 100+ students and parents had registered for the webinar. In the webinar, we talked about how the changing times are opening doors for careers beyond engineering, careers that offer high salaries and secure futures.

Watch the complete video here:

We had shortlisted the following 5 careers:

We covered

1. What does a typical day in these careers look like?
2. How these careers are connected to our daily lives?
3. Which college degrees will guarantee your child’s success in these careers?

Data Scientist 

•Detectives of the digital world
•Data Scientists make meaning from digital data by seeing it in the larger context
•They do this by collecting, organizing, cleaning analysing and interpreting data
•Their interpretation is used by businesses and governments to make better decisions, reach more customers, or provide better services.
•Using both tools and methods from statistics and machine learning

Robotic Scientist

•Robots are those machines which can execute the duties that humans are either unable or prefer not to complete.
•This field deals with the construction, design, application and operation of robots.
•Also involves research methods to manufacture them in a cost-effective manner.

Product Designer

•Who designs the look of different types of products, from mobile devices to vehicles.
• Work with the ease of use for the product, so it’s not all about the aesthetics.
•Make improvements and increase the functionality and efficiency of the product.
•Also design the systems and processes to use different products

Architect

Architects plan and design houses, factories, office buildings, and other structures.
•Spend much of their time in offices, where they develop plans, meet with clients, and consult with engineers and other architects.
•Communicate design to clients and engineers
•Visit construction sites to prepare initial drawings and review the progress of projects to ensure that clients’ objectives are met.
•Work individually or in teams, depending on the scale of the project
•Check all regulations have been followed

Pilot

Air Crew Officer who operates the flying controls of an aircraft.
•Two types of Pilots: Commercial/Airline and Defense
•Commercial pilots fly and navigate aeroplanes, helicopters, and other aircraft for airlines etc.
•Defense pilots are in the Air Force and usually fly fighter planes and serve the country

What you can do next:

  1. If you want to know more about how AIM2EXCEL can help you in choosing and planning the RIGHT career/course for your child, please call us on 1800 5725 911.
  2. If you want to know which career options align with your child’s interest, get them to take our FREE 5-minute Demo Test by clicking here.

Best Career Options in PCB beyond Medicine

Webinar

Webinar

Summary of webinar

Expert at AIM2EXCEL conducted this FREE Webinar for Parents on Sunday, 17th May at 11 am. 70+ parents, students and educators attended the webinar. In the webinar, we talked about how the changing times are opening doors for careers beyond traditional medicine, careers that offer high salaries and secure futures. We had shortlisted the following 5 careers:
  1. Genetic Engineering
  2. Pharmaceutical Scientist
  3. Microbiologist
  4. Dietitian
  5. Psychologist

We covered:

1. What does a typical day in these careers look like?
2. How these careers are connected to our daily lives?
3. Which college degrees will guarantee your child’s success in these careers?

 

You can watch the complete video here:

Discussed Q/A

Q1. Which are the good colleges/universities offer these courses?  (b.pharm, biotechnology, Psychology courses)

A1.   Colleges for B. Pharm.:

  1. Delhi Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research University, Delhi
  2. Al- Ameen College of Pharmacy, Karnataka
  3. College of Pharmacy, Pune
  4. Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada 
  5. Shree Guru Gobind Singh Tricentenary University, Gurugram
  • For biotechnology:
  1. AIIMS, Delhi
  2. Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi
  3. Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, Tamil Nadu
  4. Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi
  5. University of Hyderabad
  • For Psychology
  1. Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi
  2. Jesus and Mary College, Delhi
  3. Christ University, Bangalore
  4. TISS, Mumbai & Chennai
  5. Keshav Mahavidyalaya, Delhi

Q2. Is maths is required for biotechnology?

 A2. No. it is not compulsory. 

Q3. Is it compulsory to have maths for genetics since I have not taken maths in 12th?

A3. No. It is not compulsory. 

Q4. I didn’t opt for biotech. but I have an interest in genetic engineering. So what should I do now?

A4. Biotechnology is not a mandatory subject for genetic engineering.

 Q5. How can I pursue psychology if I don’t even have it as an additional subject in +2?

A5. You don’t require psychology as a subject in school to pursue further studies in psychology.

Q6.What is the right time of the year for applying in the colleges?

A6. For DU and other colleges in the northern part of the country application forms for college are out by the month of April and for some other colleges specifically in the west and south, the forms are released in the month of May.

 Q7. Are there any entrance exams for admissions to these courses?

A7. For B. Tech., Bachelors in Engineering, MBBS courses you will have to give national entrance tests. But for B.Sc. courses you need not necessarily give an entrance exam until a college specifically has its own entrance exam as a requirement for admission into the course.

Q8. Can we pursue pharmaceutical science with PCB only?

A8. You can be either from the PCB or PCM background to enter B. Pharm. Course.

What you can do next:

  1. If you want to know more about how AIM2EXCEL can help you in choosing and planning the RIGHT career/course for your child, please call us on 1800 5725 911.
  2. If you want to know which career options align with your child’s interest, get them to take our FREE 5-minute Demo Test by clicking here
  3. If you want to explore these careers in more detail, read articles on our website by clicking here.

The Career Talk Show Contest

Introduction

Who do you want to be when you grow up?

A data scientist, fashion designer or pilot? Or maybe you haven’t decided that yet and would love to explore. Now imagine hosting your very own talk show 🎙️ , with a Champion of his/her field. Maybe you’d want to know the path they took to be successful. Or maybe you’d like to discuss how a day in their life looks like!

So, participate in  the first-ever Career Talk Show Contest 🎙️. Through a 5 min audio clip, submit questions you would like to ask the champion. Over the last two weeks, 1600+ champions from numerous careers have volunteered to support us. Students with the best entries will be featured on our website and the top 3 will get a chance to interview a Champion for real! 🏆

Sounds Exciting? Learn more below.

Prize

Having your work published on AIM2EXCEL’s website and getting an opportunity to interview a champion for real.

Deadline

April 30,2020 11:59 pm

Who can submit

All students studying in class 6-12. We’ll pick one winner from each of the following 3 age-groups:

  1. 1) Class 6-8
  2. 2) Class 9-10 &
  3. 3) Class 11-12

Please note that you can only submit an entry WITH your parent’s consent.

What you have to do

  1. 1) Choose a career which you would love to explore. It can be anything from data science, fashion design, pilot. Not sure which career to pick? Take this 5-minute FREE test on our website for quick recommendations. You can also discover 30+ trending careers here.
  2. 2) Imagine that you get to host your very own talk show with a champion from that career. Think about how you’ll introduce yourself and what would you like to ask them? If you want to know more about how to conduct an interview, refer to this talk show by National Public Radio from the USA.
  3. 3) The talk show must have a beginning, a middle and an end. Refer to the table below for information to be included in each part of the talk show.
  4. 4)
    IntroductionMiddleEnd
    1) My name, class, school, city

    2) The career I am going to talk about

    3) Why I like that career

    Questions to the champion related to education, hobbies, interests, what they do at their jobWhat is the one thing you would want to tell everyone listening to this show?
  5. 5) Record an audio clip of not more than 5 minutes asking these questions.
  6. 6) WhatsApp your audio clip to 9818953806 with the following details as a separate text message:
    1. 1) Name –
    2. 2) Gender –
    3. 3) Class –
    4. 4) Stream –
    5. 5) School –
    6. 6) Career –
  7. 7) You can submit only one entry per student.
  8. 8) You can record the podcast in English or Hindi.

Judgement Criteria

Your entry will be evaluated based on the following 3 criteria:

  1. 1) How well have you followed the guidelines?
  2. 2) Quality of questions
  3. 3) Creativity
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Hurry Up! Student Podcast Challenge is Live

Introduction

Who do you want to be when you grow up?

A data scientist, fashion designer or pilot? Or maybe you haven’t decided that yet and would love to explore. Now imagine hosting your very own podcast, with a Champion of his/her field. Maybe you’d want to know the path they took to be successful. Or maybe you’d like to discuss how a day in their life looks like!

So, participate in the first-ever Student Podcast Challenge 🎙️ to explore Careers you love. Through a 5 min audio clip, submit questions you would like to ask the champion. Over the last two weeks, 1000+ champions from numerous careers have volunteered to support us. Students with the best entries will be featured on our website and the top 3 will get a chance to interview a Champion for real! 🏆

Sounds Exciting? Learn more below.

Prize

Having your work published on AIM2EXCEL’s website and getting an opportunity to interview a champion for real.

Deadline

April 13, 2020 9:00 am – April 30,2020 11:59 pm

Who can submit

All students studying in class 6-12. We’ll pick one winner from each of the following 3 age-groups:

      1. 1) Class 6-8
      2. 2) Class 9-10 &
      3. 3) Class 11-12

Please note that you can only submit an entry WITH your parent’s consent.

What you have to do

      1. 1) Choose a career which you would love to explore. It can be anything from data science, fashion design, pilot. Not sure which career to pick? Take this 5-minute FREE test on our website for quick recommendations. You can also discover the 20 most popular careers here.
      2. 2) Imagine that you get to host your very own podcast with a champion from that career. Think about how you’ll introduce yourself and what would you like to ask them? It can be related to their work, their personal life, what they studied in college or what path they followed to reach where they are today. If you want to know more about how to conduct an interview, refer to this podcast by National Public Radio from the USA.
      3. 3) Record an audio clip of not more than 5 minutes asking these questions. If you want, you can conduct this interview along with a friend or sibling. Just remember to include the name of both of you while submitting your entry.
      4. 4) The podcast must have a beginning, middle and end to produce a complete learning experience. Beginning gives context and end gives a summary. This ensures a good listening experience
      5. 5) You can submit only one entry per student.
      6. 6) You can record the podcast in English or Hindi.
      7. 7) WhatsApp your audio clip to 9818953806 with the following details:
        1. a) Name – 
        2. b) Gender – 
        3. c) Class – 
        4. d) Stream –
        5. e) School – 
        6. f) Career –

Judgement Criteria

Your entry will be evaluated based on the following 3 criteria:

      1. 1) How well have you followed the guidelines
      2. 2) Content – Quality of questions
      3. 3) Flow – audio has a beginning, middle and end

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Career Explorer Contest

Introduction:

What do you want to be when you grow up? My English teacher once asked me this question at the end of a class. I’m sure that you too have come across this question some time.

 Choosing a career has always been a difficult “job”, however one that everyone has to do sooner or later. You would agree that this becomes a lot easier if we know what all our parents and our friends’ parents do when they go to the office every day. 

To help you get more knowledge and make a good use of your time at home, we’ve come up with this Competition. Not only will you get to learn a lot of new stuff about what people do in different professions, you may also win a prize along the way and have loads of fun!  

Read the instructions below to get started. Hoping to hear from you soon.

Prizes:

1) 1st 3 students will get a cash prize of ₹ 1000 each.

2) 1st 10 students will get 50% on all our programs.

3) All valid entries will get a digital certificate from AIM2EXCEL

Word count:

800 – 1000 words

Instructions:

1) Find a person working  in one of the listed career paths.

2) Collect basic information about the person.

3) Conduct an interview over phone or online using the given template.

4) Write an essay on the basis of the interview.

5) Upload a PDF copy of the essay here

The essay will be judged on following 4 criteria:

1) Accuracy of content.

2) How well you have covered the “Day in the Life” template.

3) How easy it is for other students to understand it.

4) Creativity in presentation.

List of 7 career paths:

1) Fashion designer

2) Software and app developer

3) Journalist

4) Lawyer

5) Pilot

6) CA

7) Hotel Management

Information to be collected about the person:

1) Name

2) Gender

3) Age

4) City

5) Career Path

6) Company

7) Designation

8) Years of experience

Template of Day in the Life

1) How does your day start? What time you get up and what is the morning routine? What time you leave home for work?

2) How does the first half of your day look like? What all work you do? Who are the people involved in this work? What are the things/ tools/ equipment etc  you require for your work? 

3) What is your main role in the organisation?

4) What is your Core Task?  What are the other tasks you are required to do apart from this core task?

5) What time you have your tea/lunch? What do you do during this break- apart from having your food?

6) How does the second half of your day look like?

7) Are there any fun/ leisure activities also in your day? 

8) Are there any trips involved in your work?

9) What are your work timings and working hours in a week?

10) What are the skills required in your work?

11) What are the challenges involved in your work?

12) What do you do after coming back from office?

13) Do you pursue any leisure activity?

14) What time you go to sleep?

15) What do you do on the weekends?

16) Any other activity or task you are involved in?

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