Know all about DLHS, MAHE Bengaluru: An Interview with Dr. Shilpa Kalyan (HOD, DLHS)
MAHE Bengaluru is an off-campus of Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal. The Department of Liberal Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is one of the most thriving departments of MAHE Bengaluru. It provides a multidisciplinary interactive environment and equips the students with the skill sets to explore, experiment, and imbibe an in-depth understanding. Careers360 brings you an exclusive interview with Dr Shilpa Kalyan, HOD, Department of Liberal Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, MAHE Bengaluru. In her interview to Careers360, Dr. Shipa has shared details about courses offered by DLHS at MAHE, its admissions process, placement details and other relevant details. Read the complete interview of Dr Shilpa Kalyan to know more about the Department of Liberal Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, MAHE Bengaluru.
Careers360: How should a student choose specializations? What are the basic parameters to make their choice?
Dr. Shilpa Kalyan: As Department of Liberal Arts, MAHE Bengaluru has both double majors and single major programmes. Depending on the interest and choice of field in which students want to build their career in, they can make their choice. In case of doubts regarding subject and career choice, students must talk to their teachers and guardians. Students must select the specialization which is best suited for them.
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Careers360: How important is the interview round of MAHE Bengaluru admission process?
Dr. Shilpa Kalyan: The interview round of MAHE Bengaluru admission process is more like one on one interaction with the student to know the interest, communication skills, career goals. It also helps the students to get exposure and they can introspect about their personality.
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Careers360: Are the internships and projects offered to students of the Department of Liberal Arts, MAHE Bengaluru? Please elaborate.
Dr. Shilpa Kalyan: Yes, internships and projects are offered to the students according to their course and streams. A four-week internship is provided as a trainee level intern in the relevant field.
Careers360. Is placement support provided to students on completion of their courses from DLHS, MAHE Bengaluru?
Dr. Shilpa Kalyan: Yes, 100% placement support provided to the students on the compilation of their course. The MAHE Bengaluru placements are provided based on their domain, course specialization and other important aspects that will help them in their field of interest.
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Careers360: Explain about the four years Honours course at MAHE Bengaluru.
Dr. Shilpa Kalyan: DLHS, MAHE Bengaluru has Honours programme for four years also. However, students have the option to exit after the completion of 3 years and can continue their fourth year for an Honours degree. Also, the fourth year is not for every student because the department has certain criteria for the fourth year as per UGC guidelines. During the sixth semester, the total CGPA of the last five semesters are calculated and if the CGPA meets the criteria only then the student is invited for the fourth year of Honours degree.
Careers360: Is only a graduation degree enough to excel in the field of Liberal Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences?
Dr. Shilpa Kalyan: At Department of Liberal Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, MAHE Bengaluru, the department provides diverse knowledge and industry experience so that students can apply the skill and excel in their career just after graduation. MAHE Bengaluru courses make sure that students are ready for the industry exposure after getting their degree.
Careers360: Any advice or suggestions for students who are inclined to study in the field of Liberal Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.
Dr. Shilpa Kalyan: According to me, students should follow their dreams and what they are passionate about. If you have creativity and ability to do things differently, you must go for this field. Never fall into peer pressure.
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