Author: Swetha Sukumar

You entered the film industry after completing a Master’s degree in Cinematography at the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institution in Calcutta. How was that journey to the first movie? I did my Masters at Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute. Before that, I was studying a three-year degree course in Visual Communication at Kerala University. That was the foundation course for me, and I learned more about the possibilities of cameras. Before that, I had zero background in photography and did not have any connection with the film field. So, this Visual Communication course has helped me a lot.…

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An epidemic has changed many things we have been accustomed to for the last two years. Gone are the days when being physically present at a college or university campus was the sole way to obtain a degree. There’s something about pursuing a degree online that appeals to every learner, whether it’s the ease of attending classes from the comfort of your own home or the stress of driving to campus. As part of the central government’s NEP 2020 initiative, proposals were made to establish a new digital (virtual) university in the last education budget. The goal of this digital…

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Jamaludheen Malikkunnu, Chief Career Counselor at CIGI and Life Coach shares with us the important things to keep in mind while choosing a career.   One of the most important things to consider when choosing a career is our aptitude in that area. Aptitude is an ability that a person is born with. There are several aptitude tests to find out the aptitude of every individual. Aptitude tests such as Differential Aptitude Test (DAT), Kerala Differential Aptitude Test (KDAT) conducted by the Kerala Higher Secondary School Department, as well as aptitude tests conducted by an agency called Pearson, help students…

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“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” These are the words by Harriet Tubman. Passion is defined as a strong desire or enthusiasm for a certain activity or cause that people love to do. A career, on the other hand, might be described as a journey that everyone embarks on in order to survive. What is a Career? Many different things come to mind when we hear the word career, examples could be profession, occupation, trade, or vocation.…

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The employment market is more competitive nowadays. Employers are now looking for employability skills in their potential workers in addition to subject matter competence. Technology is constantly changing, and if you are unable to upskill to stay relevant in your field, you will inevitably fall behind your colleagues. Another reason why many people are having trouble starting their careers is that businesses emphasize the importance of “employability skills,” which go beyond qualifications and experience. Employability skills are personal qualities that make you “employable”. They’re sometimes referred to as “soft skills” or “transferable skills” because they’re distinct from your technical knowledge…

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You are an admission counsellor, please explain what is this job? The students are confused after 12 th that what courses they are to choose.Admission counsellor helps to understand about the relevant and more knowledgeabout the education, schools’ or colleges, faculty admissions procedure, and manyother related things. If you are confused about your career, you can contact anadmission counsellor and who helps you to achieve your goals, and they also helpyou to find a good school or university for your after studies. If I am talk to about thejob description of an admission counsellor, he/she has a verity of responsibilitieswhether…

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The health sector is one of the most important industries that has a significant impacton a country’s economy. Students who choose the medical field as a career optionare more likely to rely on degrees such as MBBS, BAMS or BDS. However,paramedical courses are considered as a career option only when seats are notavailable for such courses.Apart from doctors, paramedics, who serve as the backbone of any medicalprofession, are in high demand. Paramedics, sometimes known as “allied healthforces,” aid doctors, deal with emergency situations, and perform other technicalresponsibilities.Paramedics, which includes professionals like nurses, pharmacologists, therapists,and physicians are the allied health forces…

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Cinema is one of the most popular sources of entertainment worldwide. It also called the seventh art, emerged as a modern variation of theatre. It’s in our days the spectacle that most audiences enjoy. There are only male actors known as ‘super’ and ‘mega’ stars in cinema, and they are constant. But the female actresses come and go fast withered by age and wilted by gender constraints. In Malayalam, the male actors are still acting in a way that does not matter age. But when female characters leave the film industry after their marriage or a certain age, and when…

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