Saraswati Online.Com organized a Parents’ Meet on 20th July, 2019 at Rotary Sadan, Kolkata. Students currently studying MBBS abroad and Parents attended the Meet. The meeting started with a welcome address following which, Mr. Atanu Mukherjee, Vice President, Operations talked about Saraswati Online.Com and its other venture, Saraswati Online.Com Academy, where specialized training is provided for NEET and JEE exams. Mr. Ashok Kumar, Vice President, Sales and Marketing announced the opening of a new office of Saraswati Online.Com in Delhi. Dr. Partha Sarathi Ganguli, Chief Mentor of Saraswati Online.Com then addressed the gathering and talked about the organization and the journey of SOLC so far. Dr. Shiva Shankar Bhadra, alumni of Dali University and SOLC shared his experiences in China and talked about his life and career at present. Mr. Monirul Haque from Sangen International, Bangladesh talked about Medical education in Bangladesh. The current students then shared their experiences at their respective countries and talked about life at their universities. Mr. Sandip Singh talked about Medical education in Ukraine, Ms. Katrina from Ukraine threw some light on Bogomolets University and the system of studies there. Dr. Andriichuk Vitali, Dean of Faculty of Medicine and Head Professor of Anatomy of Vinnitsia National Medical University, Ukraine talked about the scheme of studies in his University. The parents of the current students talked about their feelings about the organization and shared their experiences so far. The speeches were followed by an open house and then the programme ended with a sumptuous lunch.
On 2nd June, 2019 fifty-seven parents representing twenty nine students gathered together at Bhubaneswar for the annual students’ and parents’ meet hosted by SaraswatiOnline.com India limited. The meeting was addressed by Dr. Partha Sarathi Ganguli, Chief Mentor of SaraswatiOnline.Com and Mr. Saroj Mahanti, director of the Bhubaneshwar office. The parents and staff deliberated on various issues including the service of care provided to the students through the course of their education. The parents were extremely pleased with the system of academic as well as pastoral care set up by SaraswatiOnline.Com. There were discussions on how most students graduating through Saraswati Online.Com have done incredibly well, passing MCI in the first attempt. Many have gone into their master’s degree and have completed their MD/MS. A few have already gone to the doctoral level of study that is MCH/DM.
Parents of students who graduated eons ago came to show their camaraderie and respect towards the organisation. A student from Orissa, Debashis Sahu appeared for the MCI in December and cleared with a score of 184 out of 300. He is a graduate of Nanchang University, PR China. His parents were present at the meeting although he could not make it. Another student though, namely Prosenjit Swine attended the meeting. He had also appeared for the MCI in December and scored 183 on 300 in his first attempt. He is a graduate of Southern Medical University, PR China. The evening ended with the giving out of congratulatory certificates to such students who passed the MCI screening test on their first attempt.
The support and love given by the parents were warmly welcomed by the Saraswati Online.Com management, it renewed their sprit and their faith that they were on the right path.
“WHAT’S NEXT 2019 – Shillong, Meghalaya”
SaraswatiOnline.Com organized career guidance workshop for science stream students at various schools in Shillong. Few prominent schools are given below:
- Anthony Higher Secondary School, Don Bosco Rd, Laitumkhrah, Shillong, Meghalaya
- Gorkha Pathshala Higher Secondary School, GS Rd, Upper Mawprem, Garikhana, Shillong, Meghalaya
- Laban Bengalee Boys’ Higher Secondary School, Streamlet Road Shillong, Laban, Shillong, Meghalaya
- Jailroad Boys’ Higher Secondary School, Police Reserve, Shillong, Meghalaya
- Lady Kean Girls’ Higher Secondary School, Secretariat Hills, Shillong, Meghalaya
The workshop started with an Ice breaking session with the students which included fun question and answers sessions.
The ice breaking sessions were followed by thorough session with presentation and one to one discussion about career guidance for Science students. The students were informed about the prospects of MBBS. Details of the procedures of taking admissions and requirements for admission into MBBS courses such as marks requirement in the Higher Secondary or equivalent examinations were discussed with the students.
There are many countries which are preferred by Indian students if they want to study MBBS abroad. Details about MBBS in China, MBBS in Philippines, MBBS in Ukraine, MBBS in Bangladesh were shared with the students
The session is followed by a written quiz contest. All the students present in the workshop participate in the quiz contest.
The students were given participation certificates at the end of each workshop and the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners of the quiz competitions received their prizes a week later at the schools’ Assembly.