Patna, July 22, 2015: The interactive event on ‘Emerging Career Trends in 21st Century’, organised by ASU, was inaugurated by Anand Kumar of the ‘Super 30’ fame – an Indian educational programme that started in Patna, Bihar, India under the banner of 'Ramanujan School of Mathematics', by Anand Kumar. Established in 2002, the programme selects 30 talented students from economically impoverished sections of the society and trains them for the IIT-JEE, the entrance examination for Indian Institute of Technology.

The venue for the event, Ashoka Hall, witnessed full attendance from students and media despite of the heavy rains in the city. Anand Kumar, while sharing his experiences, highlighted ASU’s efforts in promoting meritorious students and providing scholarships to the deserving candidates. The programme for the day, scheduled for 90 minutes, stretched for more than four hours. Dr. Pankaj Gupta, Vice-Chancellor, ASU delighted the crowd with his enthusiastic and interactive session. Students were keen to learn more about Liberal Arts as they expressed complete mismatch between their interests and academic pursuits. The academic community of Patna was also present in full strength.

We were surprised to know that students seeking coaching in Patna were double than that of Kota and each year’s intake of IITs and NITs consists of more than 10,000 students from Patna.

Patna, July 22, 2015: The interactive event on ‘Emerging Career Trends in 21st Century’, organised by ASU, was inaugurated by Anand Kumar of the ‘Super 30’ fame – an Indian educational programme that started in Patna, Bihar, India under the banner of 'Ramanujan School of Mathematics', by Anand Kumar. Established in 2002, the programme selects 30 talented students from economically impoverished sections of the society and trains them for the IIT-JEE, the entrance examination for Indian Institute of Technology.

The venue for the event, Ashoka Hall, witnessed full attendance from students and media despite of the heavy rains in the city. Anand Kumar, while sharing his experiences, highlighted ASU’s efforts in promoting meritorious students and providing scholarships to the deserving candidates. The programme for the day, scheduled for 90 minutes, stretched for more than four hours. Dr. Pankaj Gupta, Vice-Chancellor, ASU delighted the crowd with his enthusiastic and interactive session. Students were keen to learn more about Liberal Arts as they expressed complete mismatch between their interests and academic pursuits. The academic community of Patna was also present in full strength.

We were surprised to know that students seeking coaching in Patna were double than that of Kota and each year’s intake of IITs and NITs consists of more than 10,000 students from Patna.

New Delhi, July 11, 2015:The third career seminar was organised by the Apeejay Stya University and DwarkaParichay at the Apeejay Institute of Management, New Delhi. The function was graced by more than 300 students and teachers from different schools in Dwarka.It was a great opportunity for the students who were present among eminent faculty and industry leaders.

The chief guest for the function was Dr. J.L Gupta, eminent educationist & former Principal of Shri Ram College of Commerce and the guest of honour was Mr.PiyushSehgal, Chief Mentor of Eagle Cocoon. Dr J.L Gupta focused on the unlimited diverse opportunities a student gets today. On the other hand, Mr.PiyushSehgal shared the experience of his struggle to get admitted in a good school and opined that every winner was a contender before being a winner.

The session was chaired by Dr.Pankaj Gupta, Management Guru and Vice Chancellor of ASU. Dr.Gupta shared thatsuccess is derived from interest, capability and confidence. The other eminent speakers included Dr. Joel Rodney, Dean of Academics, ASU; Prof. Ashok Ogra, Director, Apeejay Institute of Mass Communication and Dr. Alok Saklani, Director, Apeejay School of Management, among many others. The theme session was followed by a Q&A series.

The programme was a grand success and concluded with a vote of thanks.

Interlaken, Switzerland, July 6, 2015: Horasis convened the 2015 Horasis India Meeting on 5-6 July in Interlaken, Switzerland, co-hosted by the Canton of Bern and the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII). The meeting gathered 300 senior decision makers from business and government including, representatives from over 16 countries, two cabinet minister from India- Mr. Suresh Prabhu (Railway Minister of India) and Mr. Arvind Panigraha along with four minister from France and Switzerland, engaging them to shape India's future directions.
An international organization, Horasis is committed to enacting visions for a sustainable future and growth. Horasis hosts annual meetings and conferences to explore solutions of the most critical challenges and discussion of new ideas in development, promoting the exchange of ideas and dialogue among academicians, corporate, policymakers, renowned thought leaders and relevant public figures including heads of government and ministers to jointly identify globally relevant business issues and develop sophisticated and interdisciplinary solutions.
A known educationist of India, Mrs. Sushma Paul Berlia was invited to give her relevant thoughts on “Developing Human Capital through Education “ which is a cause of concern for academia and industry alike. Our educational institutions have been churning out degree-holders in large numbers, but how many of them are actually skilled and industry ready is the big question. Inculcating the right aptitude, thinking out of the box, exploring unconventional methods and having the right training and practical knowledge to carry out a job is what the educational institutes need to focus on. The highly accomplished panel, which included famous industrialists and academicians, explored if Education systems in India are ready for the next wave of economic development, what value-creating competencies are required in the present workforce and how can Swiss and other global educational institutions match the skills that India needs.

Helsinki, June 9, 2015: Fizza Jaffer and Rohan Thapar from Apeejay Stya University got shortlisted to be a part of the seventeen member Indian delegation to the first Euro-BRICS Young Leaders Summit in Helsinki, from June 8-9, 2015. The event gathered around 100 representatives comprising students and youth organisations from Europe and the BRICS countries during the two days of discussions and work. Fizza Jaffer was the Co-chair of the delegation of India.

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