Some of the important functions of guidance are:
1. Adjustive Functions
The adjustive function of guidance means it helps the students in making appropriate adjustment to the current situation, may be in the educational institution, occupational world, in the home or the community.
2. Oriental Functions
In order to adjust in different situation either by selecting his choices or solving his problems. One must have details information about the same. This is possible by proper guidance. Guidance orients one about the problem of career planning, educational programming and direction towards long-term personal aims and values.
3. Development Functions
The oriental function of guidance not only helps one to get rid of problems but helps to check it. It contributes to the self development and self-realization. It is also an instrument of social and national development.