President, MAJU asked parents for Career Counselling to their children

Karachi, August 26, 2019 (PPI-OT): President, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Karachi (MAJU) Prof. Dr. Zubair Shaikh asked the parents of the students to extend career counselling facility to their children and to support their positive approach for selecting a right career opportunity in present scenario. He said that in the past medical and engineering was considered the best education but now some more subjects have emerged as key to success for providing a large scale employment opportunities.

He said that Computer Science, Accounting, Finance, Biosciences, Marketing, Psychology and Biotechnology are the subjects in which a large number of students getting admissions. This he stated while he was addressing to a session with parents of the students, applied for admissions at MAJU for next semester, at university auditorium yesterday. Associate Deans Dr. Asim Imdad and Dr. Shujaat Mubarak and Senior Faculty members Dr. Huma Jawed and Dr. Maryam Shafique were also present on this occasion.

Speaking to the gathering, Dr. Zubair Shaikh said that if we see our country’s socio-economic issues, we find that no job opportunities in government and public sector departments, business houses are moving towards downsizing and use of technology and increasing automation have changed our working culture which is not favourable for manpower. He also asked the students to closely watch the fastly changing working environment and to take appropriate decisions for selecting a suitable academic program to meet the job market requirement.

He said that importance of Biosciences is now realizing worldwide, research on new medicines, food items and drinks has introduced new products in market, fruits and vegetables cultivation is being done on very large scale and new verities are also available in markets. He said that Computer Science education is understood most important presently because every machinery item has computerized system in it and it is the only sector which have a large number of employment opportunities globally.

Dr. Zubair Shaikh said that the importance of Psychology is realizing in every organization and at the time of employment in Human Resource department, the candidate having Psychology education are being preferred. He said that we provide a free and fair education environment to students at MAJU and industry oriented academic programs are given due importance here. He said that a sufficient number industry oriented professionals have also been inducted in our Faculties and trade and industry experts are invited here to address seminars, workshops and lectures.

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