Guest Lecture on Counselling

Name of the Department: Fashion & Textiles

Name of the Activity: Guest Lecture on Counselling

Date: 21st September, 2021

Venue: A-501

Topic on which activity was organized: Career counseling

No. of Participants: 25students (B.Sc. Fashion Design, Sem-I & M.A./ M.Com./ M.Sc. Fashion Design, Sem.-I)

Objective of the activity: To guide and brief students about the importance and objectives of counseling


The Department of Fashion & Textiles had organized a lecture for the students of Semester -I on 21st September, 2021 by Ms. Mehak Mathur, Assistant Professor, IIS (deemed to be University), Jaipur.

She explained the students about various objectives of the counseling cell which included Psychometric testing & Career Profiling, Personal Counselling, Workshops, Seminars and Webinars, Hands on Training in Clinical and Counselling Psychology, Teaching and Research and Mental Health Awareness Programs.

 She discussed some major challenges faced by the students during deciding their careers. She also motivated students to be their self and do not opt for a career under social or family pressure and asked them to not be too hard on yourself, importance of taking regular breaks, and getting in touch with nature, exercise, meditation.

She informed about introduction the CCDC(Consultant in Communicable Disease Control) initiatives taken by the cell during lockdown 2020 and 2021.


Outcome of the activity: The main objective behind this lecture was to brief students about the Counseling cell of IISU, to provide guidance to students on career counseling, mental health, social problems and pressure, etc.


Prof. Radha Kashyap                                                  Ms. Poorvi Agarwal        Head, Department of Fashion & Textiles                 Teacher Co-coordinator