Profile

Jayanti Ghose is a Career & Education Consultant. Her research in the area of career counselling and guidance spans almost three decades. She is the most widely read career counsellor in India through her print and online career guidance columns.

From 1985 through 1990, she pioneered the concept of career counselling in the premier schools and colleges all over India. In the 90’s, she popularized career writing in the print media. She is very actively involved in personal and group counselling. Her ongoing research, and intuitive understanding of the subject of education and careers, has enabled her to help thousands of students and mid-career professionals in their search for the best career opportunities.

Jayanti Ghose has had a long association with the Times of India. She contributed weekly columns and articles on education and careers for two decades in print editions of Education Times across different cities and states, and the portal www.educationtimes.com, which is now www.myeducationtimes.com.

She is the author of many books on education and careers including ‘The UBS Career Guide’ ‘How to Plan Your Career’, ‘The UBS Encyclopaedia of Careers’ (UBSPD), ‘A Handbook of Jobs and Careers’ (Publications Division, Govt. of India) ‘The HarperCollins Encyclopedia of Careers’ (HarperCollins Publishers India), Your Counsellor Guides for school leavers and graduates by Times of India, and contributes to various publications on the same subject including Youth Incorporated, a monthly magazine for youth, and Without Reserve, an in-house publication of the Reserve Bank of India. Her books and articles have been translated into various regional languages.

She was recognized as the Best Career Counsellor in Education on the occasion of the 18th Business School Affaire & Dewang Mehta Business School Awards by Hindustan Unilever Limited. She was also awarded the ‘Role Model & Career Specialist Award’ on the occasion of Asia's Best B-School Awards in July 2010 at Singapore.