Making the Right Career Decisions

A Seminar hosted by Chanakya University, as part of its endeavour in enabling the students andparents to take an informed career decision.

Facilitator–Speaker: Mr. Murlidhar S

SpeakerProfile: Murlidhar S is the founder & CEO of Lodestar Educational Services Pvt. Ltd. is a leading scientific career guidance company that helps high school and college students to make SMART decisions about their future careers and education. Over the last 4 years, Lodestar has helped 40,000+ students from over 200+ schools and colleges spread across Bangalore, Hyderabad,and Chennai.

Murli through his 2 decades of work in the education and skills sector has expertise in Skills Assessment, Examinations conduct & technology, career, guidance, entrepreneurship, businessmanagement, etc.

Murli is a Mechanical Engineer from NIT- K. Surathkal, and an MBA from IIM Lucknow. Prior to founding Lodestar, he was one of the co-founders and CEO of MeritTrac – India’s leading Skills Assessment Company. MeritTrac was at one point globally within the top 5 in terms of no of assessments conducted – it used to conduct close to 5 million exams per year


Mr. Murlidhar facilitated an engaging and interactive session on how to make the right career decision, where he shared the concepts of the process of making the Right Career Decisions. He explained the significance of “Why it is important to decide your career first – even before you decide the course or stream.

The students got to understand the basis of discovering the most suitable career for themselves, the 3 critical components that will help them to identify are Interest, Aptitude, and Personality, and how a mismatch in these will affect their career.

All of these were explained with a lot of real-life examples in each of the cases, with which the participants gained a lot of clarity on what is important in making a career decision. They also understood the changing landscape of new-age careers and the advantages of liberaleducation universities.

Sri Suresh Raju and Dr. Vasu presented the features, USP, and programs of Chanakya University, Dr. Vasu reiterated the freedom and advantage of Liberal University and the advantage and invited them to meet and discuss with the admissions team on campus for further details.