Established 1991, Recognized u/s 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956 (2006)
Granted Autonomy in 2008
Accredited with โ€˜Aโ€™ Grade with 3.31 CGPA (2017) by NAAC
Affiliated to Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, Chidambaram

Guidance and counseling

The basic ethics of counseling is based on confidence with promising the complete secrecy about the discussion between the counselor and the counselee. The service is intended to establish a relationship between the counselor and the students in achieving optimum educational, personal, social and adjustment development, wherein when they are not able to cope with the multifold facets of social life.

The students who come for counseling pertaining to educational mostly related to language problems, lack of concentration, lack of memory, emotional problems. Adolescence issues are also observed in few students such as misunderstanding among the friends, love affairs, and love failure. Rarely some approach counselor for Relationship delinquency with parent and society. Counselor adopts different therapies and offer guidance to pursue the students to progress effectively and to abreast in achieving academic competence as well in social life.

The educational, emotional problems of the students are guided with behavior modification therapies; the therapeutic intervention gives a chance to the students to open about him or her, past, wishes and aspirations. The process of free association brings new clarity of thoughts, relief from over-tension and a new objectivity. Counseled Students follow up is also regularly maintained.

Guidance and counseling is an associate activity of department of psychology. The studentsโ€™ details regarding personal, family history are collected from each student as on when they entered as freshers in order to maintain record with separate file for respective departments.

Apart from personal counseling, group counseling is arranged regularly in student trust areas such as discover yourself, harmful effects of gadgets, emotional intelligence stress management techniques etc, this help the students to gain insight about his/her own problems and improve their self awareness to modify behavior.
Guidance and counseling are provided to the students in special areas such as

โ€ข Educational
โ€ข Emotionally disturbed areas
The problems dealt during the session are,

Academic problems:
โ€ข Lack of interest in studies
โ€ข Lack of memory
โ€ข Examination anxiety
โ€ข Poor presentation
โ€ข Career guidance
โ€ข Compelled to take the programme without self interest
โ€ข Friends and family non-cooperation

Psychological problems:
โ€ข Feeling of isolation due to divorced parents
โ€ข Tension and anxiety
โ€ข Fantasies about love affair
โ€ข Negative self โ€“concept
โ€ข Lack of self-confidence
โ€ข Poor self-esteem
โ€ข Lack of acceptance
โ€ข Addicted to masturbation
โ€ข Quarrelsome parents
โ€ข Love failure
โ€ข Suicidal ideation

Group counseling
โ€ข Motivation for fresherโ€™s
โ€ข Youth problems and ways to overcome
โ€ข Learning and memory techniques for slow learners
โ€ข Harmful effects of gadgets
โ€ข Preventing substance abuse and improve the mental health among adolescence

Therapies and exercise for the students
โ€ข Catharsis therapy
โ€ข Behavior modification techniques
โ€ข Diversion techniques
โ€ข Aversion therapy
โ€ข Positive self talk technique
โ€ข Enhancement of concentration through exercise
โ€ข Self -Analyzation