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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 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
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Dear Bhavay Jain, Thanks for writing to www.careerguide.com!   Commerce is a vast field and you have more than 200 career options which provide bright career. Important at this stage is to choose right sub-field. You may answer following questions which can ignite thinking for brainstorming about your strengths and career aspiration. Which subjects you are good at? Which subjects you love reading or practicing? What kind of job you would like to do? Where do you see after 5 years? What career is in mind that you want to pursue? I am giving you career scope of commerce field, iden

Answered by: Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD, Consulting Psychologist, on May 15, 2017
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Dear Preetha, Which subjects are you in good at? Choose subject for preliminary and optional course and start reading. Political Science is good option. Right now, you can begin with preparation with: General Studies - you can read Tata McGrow Hill, and others. New papers, magazines, etc.Use University library at fullest. They usually have newspaper-magazines. Analyze news daily and make notes if possible. Subject for preliminary and main exam. Read, read and practice previous papers.  Use/explore/refer websites for UPSC preparation:  www.ClearIAS.com www.cleariasexam.com www.Mruna

Answered by: Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD, Consulting Psychologist, on May 15, 2017
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Dear Sivajith, Thanks for writing to www.careerguide.com!   Your question is incomplete. Are you seeking a job or want to know job scope in commerce? Which specialization have you opted in 12? in which class (11th or 12th) are you right now? We need basic details in order to answer your query appropriately with adequate information. Commerce is very big field and job opportunities depend on your sub-field you have chosen, institute from which you are studying and your knowledge and skills.  Commerce has scope and job opportunities increase if you have clarified professional exams lik

Answered by: Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD, Consulting Psychologist, on May 14, 2017
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Dear Jheel Gandhi, Thanks for writing to CareerGuide! The most scientific way to choose right career is psychometric assessment and counselling. I would recommend you to take up ideal career test from www.careerguide.com. This assessment provides most appropriate 3 career areas based on your aptitude, interest and personality traits. It also offers telephone counselling session with career expert who will help you prepare career plan. Hope this is helpful.If you have any queries, feel free to revert. I would be happy to help you help yourself choose and create vibrant career. Wish you a b

Answered by: Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD, Consulting Psychologist, on May 14, 2017
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Dear Dhyan, Thanks for writing to www.careerguide.com! Before you take career decision, you need to explore your strengths, and interests in career. Answer following questions to yourself: What subjects you like the most?  What type of jobs you would like to do? What makes you think take up commerce as your career? Which job you would like to do?  Where do you see after 5 years? I am giving you career scope of commerce field, identify which field you wish to pursue your career: Accountancy (B.Com/BAF/M.Com/CA/Cost Accountant) Management (BBM/MBA/MHA) Finance (BAF/BFM/BCom/MBA) Econ

Answered by: Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD, Consulting Psychologist, on May 14, 2017
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Dear Ashish Kulkarni, Thanks for writing to www.careerguide.com! Can you please provide education information of your daughter? Her career aspirations? I would recommend to take up psychometric assessment which will help your daughter understand her skills, interests and personality traits. Assessment report presents career options based on the combination of aptitude, interest and personality traits. The assessment also offers free telephonic counselling from career expert with student and his/her parents. If you still have queries, feel free to connect. I would be happy to help your daughter

Answered by: Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD, Consulting Psychologist, on May 14, 2017
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Dear Nikhil Sharma, Thanks for writing to www.careerguide.com! Your question is not clear. Do you want to know about opportunities in Government department or Forest department in other agencies? Well, this field offers very good job opportunities in Government, Non-government organizations, research institutions, corporate and international agencies. Forestry and wildlife areas offer several career options as follow:  Forest Officer:  manages, and conserves forests & wildlife habitats. This term is also known as forester. They can get job in Government Forest Department. &n

Answered by: Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD, Consulting Psychologist, on May 14, 2017
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Dear Abhijeet,  Your question is not clear. Can you please elaborate your question? Need to know your current education? What you aspire to become? your interests? etc. With Best Regards, Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD

Answered by: Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD, Consulting Psychologist, on May 02, 2017
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Dear, Thanks for writing your query here. First of all, congratulations for clearing JEE Mains! Considering the competition, it is tough to get into Government Colleges in desired engineering branch. One possibility is to get admission on basis of the ex-serviceman quota in whichever available stream. You can explore private colleges who accept JEE score. Also, you can appear in entrance test of private colleges. Wish you all the best for bright career in engineering. With Best Regards, Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD

Answered by: Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD, Consulting Psychologist, on May 02, 2017