The counselling centre has been set up for giving counselling services to the students of NIT Meghalaya so as to enable them to communicate their experience(s), thoughts, emotions and personal difficulties or other factors causing emotional disturbances. The counselling service guides and helps students to use their problem solving skills more effectively and also helps to develop new or better coping skills.

The counsellors provide a positive and confidential environment where students can interact frankly with the counsellors without inhibition and reluctance and be assured that there will be no prejudice or biasness in conducting the counselling sessions. The counsellors also ensure to observe, evaluate, guide the students in making appropriate changes to their lives where required and maintain a healthy relationship with the students.

Some of the possible challenges that can be addressed during the Individual and Group Counselling sessions are as follows;

1. Time management

2. Adjustment problems

3. Home sickness

4. Relationship issues

5. Self esteem

6. Self confidence

7. Peer pressure

8. Examination stress, etc.