The important objectives of follow-up services are as follows: To help the institution or agency engaged in placement service in achieving educational, vocational or personal adjustment of the pupils or individuals.
(i) To help the institution or agency engaged in placement service in achieving educational, vocational or personal adjustment of the pupils or individuals.
(ii) A school can keep with its students and collect necessary information’s.
(iii) It is through follow-up service that the students and the teachers can realize the aims and objectives of education.
(iv) The school comes in contact with ex-students through follow-up services and collects information’s about the problems faced by them in their present educational and vocational career. It brings about necessary changes in the school programmes on the basis of these information.
(v) It helps to discover the number of drop-outs in different classes. The school can find out at what level the number of drop-outs is the greatest and what steps can be taken to eliminate wastage in the field of education.
(vi) It helps to modify the school curriculum according to the need of the present society.
(vii) It helps in finding out how far students have made correct choices and how far they have properly been trained in the occupation of their choices.
(viii) Follow-up service is useful in finding out the job opportunities available within the community for the students and prepares them for such jobs.
(ix) This programme provides such occupational statistic to the students which help the students for their occupational adjustment.
(x) It can ascertain changes in the occupational interests of the students.
(xi) Follow-up service can be utilized in giving encouragement to the students who arc discouraged after placement. It may also help the students in finding either a suitable job or in changing their jobs.