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Vocational Guidance


Overview of Vocational Guidance (V.G.)

  • Employment Exchanges also take up Vocational Guidance activities – Career Talks, Career Guidance, etc.
  • Guidance is beneficial for the individual as well as to the society. It helps an individual by providing assistance in solving problems relating to choice of career, occupational change and adjustments. From the standpoint of the society, it is one of the means of achieving proper utilization of manpower. Indirectly, it helps in raising productivity and in minimizing unemployment/under-employment.
  • Vocational Guidance is an aspect of guidance, having focus on the problems relating to vocational life. Guidance services are, therefore, a constellation of services concerned with educational, vocational, personal, social or health aspects; such labelling has been done for practical considerations.

Objectives of Vocational Guidance Unit:

Vocational Guidance Programme is integrated with the placement functions as a whole. Specific objectives of Vocational Guidance in the Employment Service are:-

  • to suggest measures with a view to enhancing the employability of an individual or groups of individuals;
  • to offer assistance to an individual or groups of individuals in preparing to choose, change and adjust to occupational life;
  • to promote self-employment.

Functions under Vocational Guidance Unit:

  • Career Talks in educational institutions,
  • Individual guidance at the time of Registration,
  • No. of old cases reviewed,
  • Industries / Establishment visited for collection of Occupational Information,
  • Employment Exchanges having Vocational Guidance Unit are functioning for collection and dissemination of occupational information. They give proper guidance to job seekers and students. It also conducts Vocational Guidance classes in Schools, Colleges, and for all the institutes who need their services.
  • University Employment Information and Guidance Bureaus have been set up at University level, to impart career guidance and occupational information to the candidates. Collection and dissemination of occupational information on job opportunities, educational training facilities are major functions of University Employment Information and Guidance Bureau.

List of the Employment Exchanges having Vocational Guidance Unit in Assam:

  1. Dist. Employment Exchange, Barpeta,
  2. Dist. Employment Exchange, Dhubri,
  3. Dist. Employment Exchange, Guwahati,
  4. Dist. Employment Exchange, Tezpur,
  5. Dist. Employment Exchange, Sivasagar ,
  6. Dist. Employment Exchange, Silchar,
  7. Dist. Employment Exchange, Dibrugarh ,
  8. Dist. Employment Exchange, Jorhat,
  9. Dist. Employment Exchange, Diphu ,
  10. Dist. Employment Exchange, North Lakhimpur ,
  11. Dist. Employment Exchange, Haflong ,
  12. Dist. Employment Exchange, Nagaon ,
  13. Dist. Employment Exchange, Nalbari,
  14. Dist. Employment Exchange, Kokrajhar,
  15. Dist. Employment Exchange, Karimganj ,
  16. Dist. Employment Exchange, Golaghat ,
  17. Dist. Employment Exchange, Hailakandi ,
  18. Dist. Employment Exchange, Bongaigaon,
  19. Dist. Employment Exchange, Tinsukia ,
  20. Employment Exchange, Hamren ,
  21. Employment Exchange, Digboi ,
  22. U.E.I. & G.B. Guwahati,
  23. U.E.I. & G.B. A. A. U. Jorhat,
  24. U.E.I. & G.B. Dibrugarh ,