Certificate Programme on “Career Option in Civil Services”

The Civil Services Aspirants Club  of St. Thomas College, Bhilai inaugurated a fifteen-day certificate programme on the topic “career option in civil services.”The certificate programme aims to provide insight into various aspects of UPSC and other competitive examinations along with the degree programme.

At the outset, Dr. Sheeja Varkey, convenor of the Civil Services Aspirants Club, welcomed the gathering. Principal Dr.M G. Roymon felicitated the distinguished guest and highlighted on the importance of determination, perseverance, and diligence for cracking any competitive exam. Speaking on the occasion, IQAC Coordinator Dr. Debjani Mukherjee inspired the students to set goals and have strong willpower to achieve them.

Mr. Vinay Singh,  professional faculty member of  UPSC coaching academy, was the guest speaker for the occasion. He emphasized on the significance of civil services in India and the potential career path it offers.

The Resource Person  shared real-life inspirational anecdotes of many IAS officers to motivate the aspirants. While talking about career options in the service, he posed a series of questions to the aspirants, asking them about their interest in the civil service and how to prepare for selecting a specialization paper in the civil service exam.

The programme was conducted by Ms. Deepti Santosh (Head, in charge Department of Sociology), and  vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. Shubha Diwan (Assistant Professor, Department of Bio-Technology), Heads of Departments, organizing committee members of civil services aspirants club, faculty members and students were present in large numbers in the programme.