On Tuesday, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia honored 250 Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women (IGDTUW) students for guiding more than 1,000 female students under the Delhi government’s education mentorship program.
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday congratulated 250 students of the Delhi Technical University for Women (IGDTUW) for instructing more than 1,000 female students under the Delhi government’s education counseling program.
The program was launched in March this year and under it, engineering students of IGDTUW enrolled to provide STEM mentoring for six months to government school students in Delhi.
A total of 250 girls studying engineering in the university have become mentors for more than 1,000 girls studying science in 11th and 12th classes in government schools in Delhi.
Under the Education Mentoring Program, girls who have recently passed the JEE exam have the opportunity to share their experiences, education and advice with students who are preparing for the same exam.
The mentoring curriculum covered various aspects of STEM higher education – STEM courses available choice, entrance exams, exam types, preparation for entrance exams, resources available for preparation, government financial aid scheme, how to deal with stress and other themes. Stress, time management, better focus strategies.
“A pre-program survey found that only 38 percent of girls knew the timeline of all their target entrance exams, and after the program, that number rose to 91 percent. I had no idea, but later that number rose to 99 percent, “the statement said.