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Workshop on "Higher Education Landscape”
Date: 30.01.2023
Resource person: Mr. Rohi Kandari and representatives of the various universities
Participants: Class XI
Venue: TIS, EOK (Audi 1)

The workshop was divided into three segments, starting with Mr. Rohit Kandari addressing the students followed by university introductions and a mini fair for students to interact individually.

Following is the list of universities and names of the delegates who visited the school:

S. No

University Name

Participant Name



Bryant University • U.S.

Andrew Kupec

Senior Associate Director of International Admissions


California Baptist University • U.S.

Daphne Kieling

International Admissions Counselor


Columbia College Chicago • U.S.

Penelope Rajczyk

Assistant Director of Admissions


Full Sail University • U.S.

Anu Kalhan

Regional Manager India & Middle East


The Hong Kong Polytechnic University • Hong Kong

Philip Cheng

Manager, Global Engagement Office


Marist College • U.S.

Shri Ravella

International Admissions Representative


Old Dominion University • U.S.

Mary Wilcox

International Recruitment Coordinator


Saginaw Valley State University • U.S.

Adem Althor

Interim Director, Office of International Programs


Savannah College of Art and Design • U.S.

Rashmi Panchal

Assistant Director of Admission


University of Colorado Boulder • U.S.

Alicia Martin

Assistant Director of Admissions


The University of Iowa • U.S.

Jennifer Timmons

Associate Director, Transfer Relations


University of Kentucky • U.S.

Landon Segress

Assistant Director of International Enrollment Management


University of Maryland • U.S.

Michael Nixon

Senior Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions


University of Northern Iowa • U.S.

Myle Duong

Assistant Director of International Recruitment


University of Pittsburgh • U.S.

Ivy Chou

International Enrollment Services Manager


University of San Francisco • U.S.

Pranav Pradhan

Director of International Admission


Weber State University • U.S.

Ioana Vulpe

Director of International Student Recruitment

Career Conclave 2022
Career decisions play a pivotal role in shaping the future growth and development of students. In today’s environment of multiple options, knowing about choices available helps children in their decision-making process. A career conclave was organized on 20th October 2022 in the school premises with the objective of helping the students to design their higher studies and exploring a range of options that can open new vistas for them. Crafted for class XII students, this conclave aimed to sensitize the students and parents of class XI as well. The participants witnessed eleven tailor made sessions that focused on providing a multifarious perspective of the various career fields.
The session commenced with the school principal, Ms. Mallika Preman reiterating the importance of knowing one’s potential and area of interest before making a decision. She emphasized on the importance of making informed decisions. This was followed by a session on Navigating through the sea of career options, Dr. Shubhahis Gangopadhyay, Dean, Liberal Arts, UPES and a session on Understanding CUET by Mr. Binit Binod, Academic Advisor

Sessions were planned on the basis of the diverse interest of the student’s; they attended the following sessions as per their choice:

  • HR - Career Path by Mr. Mr. Rakesh Prasad, AVP – HR, IndiGo ,  
  • Entering the Era of Intelligent Machines, Dr. Akash Sondhi, Lead Research Programs, I-Hub Foundation for Cobotics, Assistant Professor, TERI School of Advanced Studies, New Delhi
  • Finance and stock market, Mr. Amit Kumar, Asssistant Professor, Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies, Mr. Deepak Tiwari, Placement Officer, Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies
  • Swoon the audience as a Radio Jockey, Mr. Ishu Grover, National Head Sales – HIT FM
  • The fourth estate – Journalism, Ms. Madhu Sen, Journalist
  • Explore Aviation as a career, Capt. Girishma, Pilot
  • Hospitality Industry, Mr Abdullah Ahmad, COO, IIHM Group
  • Building Profile to Stand Out, Ms. Anju Jayraj, Assistant Director, Rishihood University.
  • Design and Innovation, Mr. Niyam Bhushan, Founder, TEDx Speaker

A series of wonderful and informative career panels provided the students a glimpse into the various career fields. There were host of Indian and International university representatives along with student service providing agencies to guide the students about the courses, eligibility criteria, scholarship etc. 

‘Liberal Arts as a career option’ held on 16.08.2022 (Classes XI & XII)

The speaker for the session was Ms. Vrinda Tandon, Deputy Manager Outreach, Ashoka University. She provided information about the concept of liberal education. Students were informed about the successful people worldwide who decided to choose liberal education as a career path. She highlighted the fact that liberal education offers a broad knowledge of the wider world (e.g. science, culture, and society) as well as in-depth study in a specific area of interest. It was indeed a learning experience for the students who got a broader picture about liberal education and how it can empower them to deal with complexity, diversity and change. She also discussed the admission criteria and scholarships offered at Ashoka University.

Career in Journalism and Mass Media held on 02/08/2022(classes XI to XII)

The key speaker for the session was, Mr. Vikas Bhaduria, currently an editor and Anchor with ABP News. He has had an extensive ground reporting history, especially covering politics and the economy. He was a part of the team that launched the successful and ground breaking morning show, Namaste Bharat, on ABP News. Mr. Bhaduria currently does both ground reporting as well as anchoring for the channel. It was an extremely captivating session and students were inquisitive to know more about the industry.

Psychology as a Career held on 19.07.2022

The students of class XI and XII attended a workshop on the theme ‘Psychology as a career’ conducted by Mr. Nitin Anandi Lal. He is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist at Max Super Speciality Hospital, Vaishali, Ghaziabad and is also the Director of Udayan Mental Health Care- Unleashing the Potential, in New Delhi. He does Comprehensive Psychological Assessment for adults and holds expertise in various forms of psychotherapeutic interventions. Mr. Lal is trained in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) from The Beck Institute, Philadelphia, USA; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) He is trained to administer Virtual Reality Therapy for various Anxiety Disorders and to use Bio-feedback as an integral management strategy. He explained the various branches of psychology and emphasized on the various aspects of education and training in psychology. The session acquainted students with the various courses in psychology in India and abroad.