Special Banjara Events


Convocation of Post Graduate Diploma in
Counselling SKills (PGDCS)

Program held at Banjara Academy, R T Nagar, Bengaluru, March 2017

Pictures Courtesy: Philo Pinto.

Convocation of Certificate in Life Skills Training (CLST) Program held at Banjara Academy, R V Road, Bengaluru, 19 August 2016

While Diploma in Counselling Skills (DCS) is a course that emphasizes on practicals hand-on approach to Counselling, the Academy felt the need to have a short term course to explain the theoretical underpinnings of counselling to some students who were keen on it. Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling SKills was s course which was started last year. The Convocation for this course was held last week.

Convocation of Certificate in Life Skills Training (CLST) Program held at Banjara Academy, R V Road, Bengaluru, 19 August 2016

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