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Dr. Rathi Profile

Dr. Nandkishore Rathi

BE, MBA, PhD, Chief Career Navigator


Career Guidance (Students & Industry Executives), Psychometric Assessments, Human Resource Management, Training & Development, Motivation, etc.


PhD: IIT Bombay
BE (Mech): Govt College of Engineering, Amravati (MS, India)
MBA: Nagpur University, (MS, India)
MIRPM: Amravati University (MS, India)

" Unveil the road to your educational and career aspirations, crafting a narrative of lifelong fulfillment and accomplishment through the prism of research-backed approach. Let's share this odyssey that will unearth the treasures of your inner passions and talents. "

person Profile Overview

Dr. Nandkishore Rathi is a well-known expert in career guidance and career counseling among students and industry executives. He has a strong background in Psychometric career Assessment, Human resources management and training and development. He is famous for his motivational skills and worked for companies like Oracle and VideoCon. His academic journey includes bachelors in engineering from Nagpur University, followed by a PHD from IIT Bombay and also a Mercer Asia Award winner for his PHD research project.

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Dr. Rathi holds 40 years of diverse experience, human resources and operation to career guidance and counselling. He started his professional career as placement officer at IIT Bombay, where he connected with 300+ organizations annually. He was responsible for placements of 900-1000 students annually to MNC like Morgan and Stanley, LG, Godrej etc .

On the Corporate side he has worked with MNCs like: Videocon and Oracle Corporation. In 2005, he became the Director of Campus Relations at Oracle Corporation, overseeing campus recruitment across 12 Asia-Pacific countries.

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corporate_fare Placement & Recruitment

Dr. Rathi draws his extensive knowledge of corporate recruitment from his experience as placement head from 1995 to 2005 at IIT Bombay and as Director of Campus recruitment at Oracle. At Oracle he was responsible for overlooking and managing campus hiring across Asian countries like - Japan, Malaysia, China, Vietnam, Singapore. He has a deep understanding of analyzing job descriptions, training students, and coordinating with companies for successful placements.

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Over 40 years of experience he has counselled more than 40,000 students and working professionals . He takes a scientific / research based approach for each of his sessions. Relevant data is collected from the individual. Followed by data analysis and case study comparison. Every individual gets a personalized session, keeping in mind his/her abilities, interest and personality types. Dr. Rathi method of counseling is humanistic and believes passion & interest can drive anyone to success. Being true to self and his/her ability is the key to happiness. His expertise are also in the area of interview preparation, group discussions, career coaching and personal development.

public Industry Involvement

He has dedicated nearly 40 years to education and tech industries, held senior management positions at Videocon and Oracle. As placement cell head at IIT Bombay he has interacted with 300+ companies, solidifying his understanding of various functions and roles within different companies.

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Dr Rathi has teaching experience in institutions like K.J.Somaiya Institute of Management and Research - Mumbai, and IIT Bombay. He has been invited as guest speaker at prestigious institutes like Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani and Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.

rocket_launch Entrepreneurial Endeavor

In 2009, he founded Loratis SetMyCareer with the mission of helping people find their right career path through identifying their core competencies, interests, personality, and dream career path.

cardiology Passion & Expertise

Dr. Nandkishore Rathi is passionate about guiding individuals towards their dream career path, he has been involved in career development/counseling over four decades. His passion and commitment has led him to find formula for fulfilling a career, turning it into a personal mission.

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Certified by respected institutions like Sigma Assessment Systems Inc, USA, and Thomas International, UK, Dr. Rathi's use of research-driven psychometric assessments measure job fitment, culture fitment, job satisfaction, career satisfaction, and organizational culture for effective career guidance.

"I want to see every Indian citizen becoming a global expert in their field of passion and potential."

"To identify the right career option for 10 million individuals over the next 5 years using rational /scientific approach and being a small contributor in making India the next superpower."

Message from the Founder

Greetings for the life-time!

Today, we all are searching for something. Something ‘big’. Something ‘right’. Right job, right education, right strategy, right career, right life-partner etc. But we mostly search it outside – in colleges, universities, courses, MNCs, glamour industry, success-of-others, external look-n-feel etc. In this search, we are probably missing the true place of our treasure i.e. our-own-self; our talent, passion, and strengths.

With complexity & uncertainty driven by change & innovation, day-by-day, it is becoming difficult to choose the right options. Wrong choice means big cost - in terms of time, money, resources, frustration, anxiety and loss of competitiveness. Over and above, we are sold many ideas, products and philosophies by market influencers. E.g. Of late, we are sold by our society that ‘without a postgraduate degree there is no future’, ‘without science & technology background there is no job’, ‘without good rank in studies there is no career’.

Well, we, knowing or unknowingly, have bought these ideas very convincingly. Money is a need, but we started saying that ‘money is my motivator’. We started feeling happy with short-term gain, with not much of an eye on long-term effects such as expertise, leadership, accountability. The result is frustration, disappointment and failure .

So, let’s not search what is right as per others, or what sounds great from outside, but rather what makes you a creative expert and problem solver, as per your values, talents, passions and behaviours. We need to understand ourselves (individual) first, our path and direction next. We should set the right career agenda for ourselves, with no comparison with others.

We, at Loratis SetMyCareer, facilitate ‘making you choose the right education and right career’. And we do this through a scientific and research-based approach for each individual. We define and connect your energy-dots to create a picture of success and happiness as unique as you are.

We focus only on one thing – you are born to lead the world, your right career! Age is no bar. We do it for teens from 13 years, youngsters in 30s to seniors in 70s. Because, passion never retires.

Loratis, is an organically evolved social-impact organization. Our career guidance process is the result of:

Today, we are India’s #1 career guidance company by customer satisfaction, rated at 4.7/5.0 by more than 3000 clients. We got the world-class psychometric tests (assessments) to measure your potential, powered by our partner Sigma Assessment Systems Inc, USA.

We have done extensive R&D; over these years to understand our client-needs, and to perfect ourselves on answers to career-related questions of different kinds of aspiring individuals.

We are here, more to-make-a-difference, rather than making profit. We are a social-impact organisation wanting to change the way India makes career choices. We have a dream that every Indian student studies in the right course, and every adult works in a role.

I personally invite you as a student, parent or an adult executive to understand ‘who you are’, and where ‘your big story’. Be part of us, and let us be part of your success story. Wishing you a great educational and work-related experience, called Career!

Yours Sincerely,
Nandkishore Rathi (BE, MBA, PhD)
Founder & Chief Career Navigator