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Career and Guidance Cell


Rajeev Gupta – M.M.S. (Marketing)

Rajeev Gupta started his professional career as a Citi banker and later joined Standard Chartered where he was instrumental in a number of initiatives.
With the wealth of a Foreign Banking Career spanning 11 years. Rajeev joined the Indian Financial Markets in 2001 in the Stock broking space, Rajeev worked with prominent Stock broking companies such as Religare Capital Markets Limited, Fortune Financial Services Limited & LKP Securities essentially heading the Institutional Sales Teams.

After joining LLIM in 2014, as the Chief Operating Officer of the Career and Guidance Cell, there have been process oriented changes & improvements to the functioning of the Placement Cell.
The LLIM Career & Guidance Cell this year has a final placement ratio of over 95%. The inflow of recruiters has been the best ever and the training & learning programs offered to the LLIM students prior to their final placements has aided the overall numbers immensely.

With an expanded and motivated team the LLIM Career & Guidance Cell is looking forward to newer heights.
According to him ‘The new generation of students aspire to be entrepreneurs & capable leaders. The pathway to achieving this level is lined with opportunities that need to be capitalized, which can only happen with a balanced approach.’

The institute has a dedicated Career & Guidance Cell, which is in constant touch with the corporate world and essentially keeps the students informed about the requirements in different industry sectors regarding career opportunities available. It is very well supported by the Student Placement Committee. The recruiters regularly visit our campus for recruiting students every year. LLIM is a member of National Human Resource Development Network, Mumbai Chapter.


    The Campus Recruitment Programme facilitates the placement for the full time programmes at LLIM. The institute collects vital data from companies like Job Profile, Salary Details and other relevant details in the attached form in order to organize a smooth recruitment process.


    This provides an opportunity to the students to learn more about the organization, their operations, future growth, job opportunities, work culture etc. This aims at matching students expectations with the companies requirement to create a win- win situation for both.


    This depends upon the various selection techniques used by the corporates according to their recruitment procedure. After the candidates are short-listed and selected, the offer letter are to be given to the Placement Office.
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    Students are the assets of our Institute. We believe that it is our responsibility to mould them in such a way that they become the assets of the Industry. Our students are future managers. Keeping this in mind, the students of our Institute are trained right from day one to tackle any difficult situation that they are likely to face in the future. The Institute believes that a self learning attitude of the students is the key to success. Thus, we aim at developing a self learning attitude among our students rather than restricting their thoughts. This self learning attitude when coupled with theoretical knowledge helps the students to think and come out with innovative solutions thereby achieving our objects of providing the industry with our assets that would lead to their success. Following techniques are used to improve the skills of our students.


    The case study method is used to apply theory to real-life situations and to solve real problems. Through this method, students learn to be in real situations, make decisions, deal with consequences of those decisions, and learn from real mistakes. Nothing will ever replace learning from experience. The Cases (which involve real situations although names may be changed) allow the students to “simulate” real life situations when they don’t have the luxury of having years of experience. Management students use case problems and experiential exercises as “Laboratory” opportunities to experiment with real organisations in the class room settings.

    Dr. Asha Aggarwal

    Educational Qualification

    M.COM, B.COM, Post Graduate Diploma in Counseling, Pursuing Ph.D from Mumbai University.

    Work Experience

    • Mrs. Asha Agarwal has been associated with the institute for the last 13 years.
    • Since September 2003- Student Counsellor at Lala Lajpatrai College of Commerce and Economics.
    • Since October 2004- Student Counsellor at Lala Lajpatrai Institute of Management.
    • Since January 2007- Placement Coordinator at Lala Lajpatrai College.

    Extra-Curricular Activities

    • She is instrumental in understanding and overcoming the problems faced by the students. Immensely adored by all, she has also been an enthusiast in promoting most of the institute’s cultural activities and seminars.
    • Teacher Coordinator of Rotaract Club of Lala Lajpatarai College.
    • Alumni In charge at Lala Lajpatrai College.
    • Actively involved in all seminars and festivals of the college and institute.

    Executive Placement Cell

    Dr. Suresh Suvarna
    Ph.D in Management
    Head – Placement Cell

    Prof. Pravin Narang
    Assistant – Placement Cell

    Career and Guidance Cell – Managing Careers!

    The Placement Cell plays an instrumental role in shaping the careers of students from their induction and orientation, summer internships, live projects, right upto the final placements and even beyond.

    The Placement Cell also undertakes various academic and non-academic initiatives so that students are well equipped to meet the varied industry requirements. The cell also networks with the Institute’s alumni for creating more career opportunities. Likewise, it also aims to support alumni by creating more career opportunities and works for them, through its vast network of industry contacts.

    Managing Corporate – Institute interface is an important responsibility of this Centre and it is also involved in brand building activities for the Institute. Besides its core function of Placements and Internships for the students, the Placement Cell is engaged in a host of support functions, meant to bring about continuous improvement in student activities.

    Having successfully placed batches of students in top companies, year after year, the LLIM placement cell has achieved result which is close to 100% placement for our students. Some of the prominent companies who visited our campus included ITC, Hindustan Times, Indiabulls,, Ricoh India Ltd., ETP International, Coca Cola, Nomura Services Pvt. Ltd. , Deloitte Consulting India Pvt. Ltd., Bank of India, Union Bank of India, HSBC, Citi Financial, Deutsche Bank, ITC Group, HDFC Bank, ING Vysya Bank, etc.,

    We have created an environment of freedom and excellence whereby students under our guidance have secured very good placements over the years. The Placement cell totally works in tandem with the student requirement. This provides students an opportunity for corporate interactions and hone their skills of ‘Planning and Organizing’.

    Thus, the Placement Cell provides necessary impetus to launch our students into the real world where competition is the order of the day.

    Our input to prepare students for placement includes:

    The Institute has a dedicated placement cell, which is in constant touch with the industry and essentially keeps the students informed about the requirements in different industry sectors regarding the career opportunities available. It is very well supported by Students Placement Committee.

    Normal Procedure for Recruiters to be a part of Placement Process:

    Desire to Recruit

    The Institute co-ordinates with the companies to send us the Job Profile, Salary Details and other relevant information. This will help us to organise campus recruitments for our students.

    Pre-placement talk (PPT)

    PPT provides an opportunity to the recruiting company and the students to interact with one another. The presentation by the company is in general regarding the Company’s profile, growth potential, future opportunities, and jobs available (content, compensation package, location, etc.)

    Final Selection

    The Offer Letter or Appointment letter is given or dispatched to the Placement office after selection of the students.

    Facilities for Recruiters

    State of the art air-conditioned Conference Hall equipped with multimedia and audio-visual equipment, and also the Seminar Hall for conducting group discussions and interviews are readily available for the recruiters.

    We, on behalf of LLIM, invite you to take part in our Placement process. We would be more than happy to offer our students for Final Placement. We are also keen on getting Live Projects from the Industry. Please feel free to contact us for any queries.

    Dr. Suresh Suvarna
    Ph.D in Management
    Head – Placement Cell,
    Phone: 23513874 Ext: 129
    Mobile : 9819420200
    Fax: 23520877
    Email: [email protected],
    [email protected]

    Prof. Pravin Narang
    Placement Officer
    Phone : 23513874 Ext: 130 (Off) ;
    Mobile : 9221234267
    Fax : 23520877
    Email : [email protected]
    [email protected]

    Our input to prepare students for placement includes:

    The institute has a dedicated Career & Guidance Cell, which is in constant touch with the corporate world and essentially keeps the students informed about the requirements in different industry sectors regarding career opportunities available. It is very well supported by the Students Placement Committee.