Student Counselling Cell

The office of the counselling services aims at helping students reach their highest academic and personal potential. This may involve helping with personal, learning and career concerns and promoting success and wellness among them. The office provides a confidential atmosphere in which the students can explore any topic or situation and discuss any concerns thy may have. The students are helped to work through their problems, to develop self-awareness and to overcome problems.

The office offers free counselling to students on individual or group basis. The counselling cell also provides testing facilities which includes psychological testing and psychiatry.

The counselling cell has a peer help group fondly known as “Happy Folks” of PEC comprising students from all branches and years. They are the volunteers who work in order to create a cheerful atmosphere in the college by organising regular interactive activities and motivating sessions, always ready to wor for the welfare of the students.

“Cheer up Folks-Selfiesh”, “Decoding Spirituality”, “Say It All”,” Finding Happiness-Treasure Hunt”,” We have no business to be miserable”, “Falun Dafa”, “Meditation for vibrant health”, “Sakshatkaar”  are few of the many events successfully organized by the members of the pair help group.

Our Events

1# Orientation:

The student counselling cell presented itself in front of the new batch of students for the year 2015-2019. It included the presentation by the Office In charge Prof.Raminder Kaur followed by a video presentation and an interactive session by the peer help group with the students.

 

2# Cheer up folks – Selfiesh

It was an interactive event held first time in the college to highlight the spirit of the Happy Folks of the college which aimed at building interaction between the students of different years and also with the teachers and the student counsellor. One of its own kind, this event had a participation of over 400 students who interacted among themselves by clicking cheerful pictures in the college to win the competition and the title of the “Happy Folks”.

3# Decoding Spirituality:

The event was organised in collaboration with the team of the Jigyasa foundation who enlightened the students on the scientific view of life and also included a demonstration of some therapies o release stress.

4# PECfest 2015

Student Counselling Cell organised four events in pecfest 2015.

  1. A minute to win it: This event included one minute fun tasks which focussed on making students work under constraints of time in a fun filled manner.
  2. Say It All: This event aimed at letting the students express themselves by writing their thoughts on a virtual wall.
  3. We have no business to be miserable: A motivation session for students and faculty by Shri. ParokshSujay who talked about the ideal way of living, free of stress and anxiety. In an interactive session, the speaker gave many real life scenarios and ended with a meditation activity.
  4. Funding Happiness – Treasure Hunt : Treasure hunt competition was organized by SCC with the “Happiness” based concept. It marked participation of over 300 students.

5# Falun Dafa: An ancient Chinese spiritual practice that combines meditation and qigong exercises with a moral philosophy centered on the tenets of truthfulness, compassion, and forbearance. The guest, Mr. BharathValecha explained the usefulness of this practice and also gave a demonstration to the present audience.

6# Meditation for vibrant health:

Student Counselling Cell (SCC), PEC University of Technology organized a session on ‘Vipassana for Vibrant Health’. The speaker on the occasion was Shri B. M. Khanna, a 1956 PEC alumnus. An Indian Telecommunications Service (ITS) officer, Sh. Khanna retired as the Chairman & Managing Director of Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd. in July, 1993. He expressed a wish that everyone should be exposed to ‘Vipaasana’ meditation for bringing about an inner change and bring about societal transformation while shining in their respective work spheres.

7# Sakshatkaar :It is an annual event organized by the Student Counselling Cell. In this, the members conduct a survey to analyse the stress level of the students of the first year who fill a standard form prepared by the student counsellor of the institute. Based on the responses by the students, scores are allotted and a “Happiest branch” with lowest average score is selected and honoured and also the students with the need of guidance from the counsellor are identified and invited to the office of the counsellor.

8# Omegle: To end the year, SCC organized a fun interactive event, in which the students of the first year were asked to find some fun facts about the students of the final year. In this way the students interacted with their senior peers and learnt from their experiences at college and also gave them an opportunity to express themselves in front of others.

 

Other Activities:

Facebook:

Student Counselling Cell has an online page on facebook through which it interacts with the people by posting all the updates about the happenings in the institute and also have gained recognition for sharing valuable quotes and thoughts about different spheres of life.

 

Secretary : Priyansh Singh (7906999646)

Joint Secretrary : Amisha Jindal (8427993408)