Keeping up with its reputation of being a premier Architecture Aptitude Training Centre in Kerala, Vismayam College organized a Career Counselling Seminar primarily for NATA /JEE aspirants on 31st May 2017 at Durbar Hall, Hotel Hyson Heritage, Calicut. The audience comprised of both NATA and JEE students and their guardians. The seminar was conducted in two sessions; the first part covered far and wide the career aspects of architecture as a profession whereas the second session focused on the importance of staying updated in the field of architectural visualization, especially in today’s digital era.
The first session of Seminar was presented by renowned architect Dr. Mohammad Firoz, Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, NIT, Calicut. Beginning from the scratch of architectural history, Dr. Firoz slowly expanded his presentation to include the practice, career aspects, scope and essence of pursuing architecture as a profession. He successfully explained the options and steps to be taken to attain the desired level of architectural competency. His presentation also highlighted the current day statistics related to the profession, apart from clear demarcations between a civil engineer and an architect. The session was concluded by an interactive episode where students and their guardians expressed their doubts and Dr. Firoz answered their queries.