Guidance and Counselling Scope

1)The scope of guidance  implies the extent, comprehensiveness and variety of helping an individual to solve his/her problems. 

Thus, the scope of guidance covers functionally all aspects of life.

2)Counselling  identifies the educational needs of students and helps create plans to guide the weaker students. They even work with parents to help create a nurturing environment and a holistic support system at home to ensure that students continue to deliver consistent results.

3)Guidance and counselling focus on all areas of development. It helps an individual in their personal, psychological, emotional, and educational development. 

4)It enables them to recognise the problems they are facing in each of these spheres and helps them solve the same.

Educational scope of Guidance and Counselling

1)Education is important for the proper and all-around development of individuals. Individuals may go through a state of confusion when choosing subjects. Here, Guidance and counselling help them to consider their interests and abilities and choose the subjects that will allow them to progress.

2)Decision making 

Guidance and counselling help individuals develop an ability to take effective decisions in important matters of their personal lives.

3) Vocational needs

During different phases of life, individuals may develop different interests and they may have a penchant for different things. Thus, Guidance and counselling help individuals discover their vocational interests and enhance the same.

4)Career development 

Guidance and counselling enable individuals to discover their abilities and potentials. It enables them to work on these abilities and turn them into skills that can help them progress in their career.


To sum up, it is evident that guidance and counselling are needed in the area of education for academic purposes as well as to promote vocational learning. It does not only promote individual development but also provides the opportunity to be wise at decision making and adjustments.