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Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD

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About Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD

Dr. Apurva is a doctorate and a post graduate in clinical psychology from the M S University of Baroda. He is an alumnus of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and Columbia University of New York City,USA. He posses extensive experience in the field of counseling. He worked with many organizations, Government departments as a behavioral consultant and trainer. He has been serving as a resource person, mentor and master trainer to train counselors in various States. He regularly writes blogs, articles, book reviews and papers. Currently, he is working with International Non-for-profit organization and providing counseling services.

 Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD, Consulting Psychologist, is a career counsellor based at Delhi, Delhi area. View all career counsellors from Delhi

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Experience
  • Consulting Psychologist

    Independent ,2005 - Present

Education
  • The M S University of Baroda

    PhD ,2007 - 2015

  • The M S University of Baroda

    MA (Clinical Psychology) ,2003 - 2005

Certification
Awards Honours
  • Best Paper Award

    Home Science Association of India ,2013

  • Early Career Scholar Award

    International Society for Study of Behavioral Development (ISSBD) ,2012

  • Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral and Professional Fellowship

    United States-India Education Fund, New Delhi ,2010

  • Many Faces of Counseling Psychologist Award

    International Counseling Psychology Conference ,2008

  • RCSHA Scholarship

    Resource Centre for Sexual Health And HIV/AIDS ,2005

  • RFSMS Junior Research Fellowship

    University Grants Commission, New Delhi ,2007

  • RFSMS Senior Research Fellowship

    University Grants Comission ,2009

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Dear Ganesh, Thanks for writing to www.careerguide.com! You question is incomplete. Can you please provide details of course you have completed? You can do degree course after diploma and take up a job after graduation. Would recommend to do post-graduation for better job prospect. Waiting for receiving details of your education / current diploma course so that can I can guide you better. Wish you a bright career! Best Wishes, Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD

Answered by: Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD, Consulting Psychologist, on February 01, 2018
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Dear Praveen, Thanks for writing up your query here. I appreciate your support to your wife for pursuing professional career.   Well, there are very good career prospects after MCom. There are many suitable skill building courses abd therefore important know which sub-field and sector she is interested in for the job. After MCom, she can pursue career in academia, corporate, banking, government and non-government organizations.   1.Academia: She can teach in highee secondary schools. For this she needs to do BEd. For govt job in schools, she has to clarify teachers elugibility test (

Answered by: Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD, Consulting Psychologist, on January 28, 2018
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Dear Ram Bhadra Das, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts board examinations for class X and XII Every year. To appear for board examination, aspirants need to fulfill the eligibility criteria. The minimum age to appear for CBSE Xth examination is 14 years on 31st march of the year of admission. It means the student will be 15 years when he or she is appearing in his or her Board examination.Well, there is no upper age limitation to appear for CBSE Xth Board examination.  To get more details regarding CBSE Examination, then please visit the official website.Hope

Answered by: Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD, Consulting Psychologist, on January 24, 2018
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Dear Anjali, Thanks for your question. You need to complete post-graduation in order to become Anthropologist. You need to pursue graduation after 10+2. Minimum marks required for graduate and post-graduate course is 55%.  Few courses offered under Anthropology Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology Bachelor of Science in Anthropology Master of Philosophy in Anthropology Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology Graduate course is generic; however, you can choose specialization in masters' course. Specializations offered under Anthropology Applied Anthropology Socio-cultural Anthropology Prehi

Answered by: Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD, Consulting Psychologist, on January 24, 2018
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Dear Noel Dsouza, Thanks for writing to www.careerguide.com! It seems you are confused about choosing right career. The most scientific way to choose career is to take psychometric assessment and take informed career decision. Psychometric assessment of aptitude, attitude and interest can help you understand your strength and map most appropriate career fields. I would recommend you to take up Ideal Career Test www.careerguide.com The test is online and you will receive immediate assessment report + 45 minutes telephonic career counselling. Wish you a bright career, Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD

Answered by: Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD, Consulting Psychologist, on January 24, 2018
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Dear Career Aspirant, Thanks for putting up your query here. You can give board exam though National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS). kindly check www.nios.ac.in for more details. Wish you all the best for your bright career. Best Wishes, Apurva Kumar Pandya, PjD

Answered by: Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD, Consulting Psychologist, on January 24, 2018
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Dear Shubhayam, Thanks for putting up your query at www.careerguide.com Congradulations for clearing CSIR NET JRF. Yiu can apply for PhD programme in State and Central  Universities. Many autonomous as well as private university have either interview or PhD entrance test. You need to find the information of PhF program from respective University. However, as a JRF you have very good opportunities to apply at the best unuversities in India for the PhD . As you are a JRF, you can apply for research positions. Hope this is useful. If you have more wueries, feel free to call me. I would be ha

Answered by: Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD, Consulting Psychologist, on January 22, 2018
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Dear Pratibha, Thanks for reaching our www.careerguide.com ! It sounds you are concerned about the best career field for you. You are pursuing science and not interested to continue making career in science. Perhaps, you find law field attractive. Many students have such confusion. The most scientific way to choose right career is to take up psychometric assessment. CareerGuide offers standardized psychometric assessment which will help students to learn their aptitude, interest and personality.  I would recommend you to take up Ideal Career Test.  This test is online. This assessme

Answered by: Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD, Consulting Psychologist, on January 21, 2018
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Dear Rajani, Thanks for putting up your query! For getting into air force, she needs to take up science stream with mathematics & physics. After 12th, she needs to appear for National Defence Academy (NDA) exam. As per required age criteria for the NDA,only candidates who possess an age between 16.5 years to 19 years are eligible to apply for this Exam. The selection procedure for the air force will be: -Written Exam -Interview -Medical Test For NDA exam, she can starts preparation  after 10th. Hope this is helpful. If you still have query, feel free to revert back. I would be happy

Answered by: Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD, Consulting Psychologist, on January 21, 2018
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Dear Vinod Sehgal, Thanks for writing your query for your daughter to www.CareerGuide.com! There are mire than 200 career options for PCM students. Career should be chosen on the basis of skills, career interest and the passion. Your daughter need to identify her strengths, weaknesses and her career interests.  The most scientific way is to take psychometric assessment and get guidance from career counselor or career coach. For your reference, I am sharing selected career options after 12th (PCM). Career options after 12 Science (PCM) Engineering (BE/BTech/ME/MTech/PhD): specialization in

Answered by: Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD, Consulting Psychologist, on May 17, 2017