Date: Tuesday, 28 July 2020
Time: 6 pm
Faculty: Dr. Michael Walters, Chairperson and Associate Professor of Physics & Peter C. Rodenberg, International Admissions Assistant (State University of New York Plattsburgh, USA)
Registration link: Click to Register
CMS- City Montessori School is the world's largest city-school with 18 campuses in the city of Lucknow. The school that began with 5 children in 1959 on a borrowed capital of Rupees 300, today has over 55,000 students from Montessori to Class XII in the current session.
CMS founders, Dr Jagdish Gandhi and Dr Bharti Gandhi were inspired by the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi and Sant Vinoba Bhave. They started CMS with vision to inspire generations of children to become socially motivated and conscious citizens of India and the world.
Their motto "Jai Jagat" has been the school's greeting from the beginning. CMS children are taught the value of 'Vasudhaiv Kutumbukum', or the 'Earth is but One country and Mankind its Citizens'.
CMS Career Counselling Cell is located at CMS Head Office. It aims to inform students about various Career options available to them after 10+2 and also about study abroad opportunities. CMS Gomti Nagar Campus I is a SAT, AP, Admission Testing Services (ATS) test centre and is now also a American College Testing (ACT) Centre. CMS is also a International Award for Young People (IAYP) centre. We also organise Careers Day and meaningful career advisory session/s for students from time to time.
|S. No.||Campus Name||Name of the Career Counselling Coordinator|
|1.||Aliganj I||Mrs Lipika Kala (Vice-principal)|
|2.||Station Road||Ms Padma Dheer (Vice-Principal)j|
|3.||Rajajipuram I||Ms Ishani Mehrotra|
|4.||Kanpur Road||Mrs Anshoo Mishra|
|5.||RDSO||Mr Farhat Ali|
|6.||Gomti Nagar I||Mrs Smriti Singh|
|7.||Mahanagar||Ms Shirshika Kapoor|
|8.||Rajendra Nagar I||Mrs Reeta Fleming (Vice-Principal)|
|9.||Indira Nagar||Mr Pushkar Mishra|
|10.||Gomti Nagar II||Ms Tulika Chatterjee|
|11.||Chowk Campus||Ms Diksha Singh|
|Academic Courses||Professional Courses|
Career Counselling Cell of City Montessori School (CMS) has been organizing online career guidance sessions on a regular basis for CMS students. Students are provided the opportunity to interact live with renowned career experts (through online sessions) for guidance about various career options available to them in different fields.
During these sessions, students are informed not only about the various opportunities and careers available to them but also given step by step instructions on how to apply and pursue their chosen fields of interest. Parents and students are deriving the maximum advantage from these online career guidance sessions. Some of the career guidance sessions conducted recently are as follows:
Date: Thursday, 28 May 2020
No. of students participated: 56
The session was organized with the collaboration of HCL Technologies. Mr Prabhat Ranjan, AGM, HCL guided the students about the scope and careers in the IT sector and how the technology sector will evolve after the pandemic issue. He also informed the students about the jobs opportunities available at HCL for which students can appear for the entrance exam directly after Class XII, and thereafter they will be trained and given employment in HCL. All queries of the students were resolved by the expert.
Date: Friday, 5 June 2020
No. of students participated: 97
This session was organized for students looking for Careers in Chartered Accountancy. The session was conducted by CA Mr Devesh Agarwal who is also an alumnus of CMS Station Road Campus. He informed the students about the changes in CA exam procedures and also guided them on how to crack this tough exam.
He explained the topics required to be prepared in order of priority for the CA Exam and also guided them on how to clear the exam even if they did not have mathematics in Class XI. He also provided some useful links to students for preparation of CA Exam. He addressed the queries of students and gave them his contact details for further guidance and support.
Date: Friday, 5 June 2020
No. of students participated: 38
College Board conducted an online workshop on SAT, AP (Advanced placement) program exclusively for CMS students and parents. The topic was 'Role of SAT, AP Program in admissions globally and in India.' Students were explained the importance of SAT Exams for admission to undergraduate programs in foreign universities as well as in India, and were also briefed about the structure of the SAT Exam, how to register and prepare for it.
The students were also updated on SAT in the light of COVID -19 scenario and about the India Scholars Program – 100% scholarship opportunities in universities across India. Later, they were apprised about the Advanced Placement program – Introduction to AP program and advantages of taking AP courses, especially for those wanting to study abroad.
The session was very useful for students who wanted to study abroad or even in Indian universities as now there are universities in India which accept the SAT score.
Date: Thursday, 11 June 2020
No. of students participated: 104
A session on study abroad was conducted by the prestigious CMS Alumni who are currently studying at the universities abroad. Following CMS Alumni participated and guided the students about the application procedure and shared their experiences at the university.
|1.||Mallica Saxena||Kanpur Road||Univ. of Cincinnati||USA|
|2.||Yashvi Srivastava||Kanpur Road||Univ. of Cincinnati||USA|
|3.||Jaitavie Badhwar||Kanpur Road||Kingston University||UK|
|4.||Oshi Garg||Mahanagar||Hong Kong University||Hong Kong|
|5.||Astha Raghvendram||Gomti Nagar II||Asia Pacific University||Japan|
|6.||Vaibhav Singh||Gomti Nagar I||Univ. of Rochester||USA|
|7.||Sai Prabhat||RJPM -1||Univ. of Windsor||Canada|
|8.||Ajmal Hussain||RJPM -1||Univ. of Windsor||Canada|
|9.||Amanpreet Kaur||RJPM -1||Bow Valley College||Canada|
They also briefed the students about the current situation at the university and how the universities are conducting online classes with the students. The students were also briefed about the scholarship opportunities at the university and how the students can manage his finances for study abroad.
The session was interactive and all the queries of the students were answered by the CMS Alumni, CMS Career Counsellors and Mr Gaurav Chicker, Director, Manya Abroad. For more information, click on the recording:
Date: Saturday, 13 June 2020
No. of students participated: 35
The session was conducted by Mrs Shipra Anand, Founder Director, Academy for Fashion Careers. She has completed her post graduate in design from NIFT, New Delhi and has more than 18 years of experience behind her. During the session, the students were apprised about the various career opportunities available in the field of Design like Fashion Designing, Web Designing, Graphic Designing, Photography, Interior Designing etc.
The students were also guided about the process for getting admission into the various institute of design. All the queries were briefly answered by the speaker. For more information, click on the recording:
Date: Friday, 19 June 2020
No. of students participated: 42
CMS in collaboration with Collegify organised the session for CMS students to empower them to Ace the SAT/ACT. The students were informed about the benefits of taking these exams and how universities consider these scores for the admission purpose.
The session was conducted by Dr. Andreas Stradis, Profession Tutor with 14+ years experience, MA Oxford, MSc LSE Collegify. For more information, click on the recording:
Date: Saturday, 20 June 2020
No. of students participated: 48
CMS in collaboration with University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) conducted session for Careers in Engineering, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence. The session was conducted by the experienced faculty members from UPES.
They students were apprised about the career opportunities in the field and how Artificial Intelligence will be huge factor in coming time in terms of making the work easier for humans. For more information, click on the recording:
CMS students are compelling applicants and successfully matriculate to universities worldwide. Study Abroad Counseling at CMS encompasses complete planning for university throughout the Senior School experience. Students have weekly meetings and receive personal attention in advisor groups and in individual appointments with the Study Abroad Counselor. Workshops, college fairs, and visits from universities are all arranged, preparing students intensively in Grades 11 and 12, with topics ranging from college research, comparison and financial aid, and information about higher-education admissions. CMS is also the centre to conduct AP, SAT, PSAT, ACT and ATS exams which are a very important aspect of Study Abroad. Now the students are not required to travel anywhere to take these exams.