Our mission

Inspire and Empower Every Individual to Achieve their Career & Life Goals

About LCAT

We are driven by our mission to help individuals discover a greater clarity of purpose and a flourishing drive of passion on whatever they go on to do with their lives. From increasing access to effective career development solutions for those who don’t have it, to guiding and developing those who do, we inspire the future workforce. Through the products, services and insights we deliver as an organization, we are helping individuals to become the best version of themselves.

Our Approach to Career Development

  • Checked Career decisions should be based on scientific assessments and an equally structured and scientifically curated post-assessment counselling mechanism.
  • Checked Suitability of a particular career might also depend on aspects like socio-economic scenario, cultural and faith related factors, inherent talents etc., rather than just a person’s psychometric make-up.
  • Checked In career assessment and planning process, a blend of both quantitative and qualitative methods should be used.
  • Checked Participant-driven learning and decision making: Importance is given to strengthening the career selector’s abilities and skills to take responsibility for career development.
  • Checked The role of the career guidance practitioner is to guide and create an environment for career discovery.
  • Checked Comprehensive resources and advanced tools for career planning and development: An exhaustive career library framework and various other tools that make the process easier, effortless and also accessible to larger sections of society.

Personalized and holistic career guidance

Every individual is unique and hence they should be handled differently. Learn why LCAT’s personalized and holistic career guidance approach is path breaking in this field.

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Perfect combination of technology and human intelligence

Learn more about how LCAT eliminates the influence of human biases in the career development process by combining the power of machine learning and AI with the competence of highly skilled and well trained individuals.

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Resources

In the sea of content that the internet represents, people find it very challenging to obtain quality information about something as dynamic as career fields. Lean how LCAT decodes this challenge.

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Institutional level career guidance

Learn more about how LCAT is planning to create a long lasting change through intelligent associations with other stakeholders in the domain.

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A team that is defined by innovation and passion

A dream of a bright future where everyone is able to achieve their full potential breaking through all societal barriers is what unites us. Learn more about the LCAT team.

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A reinvented educational ecosystem where access to education is unhindered

We believe that every individual independent of their financial or social condition should have access to education of the highest quality. Learn more about LCAT’s initiatives.

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Our career experts

Muhammed Riyas

Muhammed Riyas

Mr. Muhammed Riyas M, our Chief Psychologist and Career Coach has been with us for a long time and any student or parent who has attended his LCAT post-assessment counselling sessions will not forget him for his witty demeanour and insightful suggestions. A master at handling any career related queries or confusions and having conducted more than 650 training programs on career guidance, psychological topics and skill development, he is a product of Jamia Millia Islamia and a member of the International Association for Youth Mental Health and the Indian Association of Positive Psychology. After completing his M.A. in psychology from JMI Delhi, he went on to complete his M.Phil in Psychology from Periyar University.

T P Jawad

T P Jawad

Mr. T P Jawad is a stalwart in his own right and a well-renowned clinical psychologist who has continuously associated with various governmental institutions including the Government of Kerala on multiple fronts. A member of our psychometric research committee and also our consulting educational psychologist, he is a very experienced trainer who has handled multiple training sessions with students and parents on adolescence issues and challenges. Being a research buff and someone who is deeply into the field of psychology, his areas of expertise lie in adult psychiatry, neuropsychology, family therapy, and psychometric testing. He had completed his M.Phil in Clinical psychology from SARS, Andhra Pradesh and his M.Sc in psychology from Bharathiar University.

Sabreena K M

Sabreena K M

A veteran educator, and an empathetic and caring mentor, Sabreena K Maliyakkal is someone known for her humane approach and a “Give it all you have got!” attitude. With more than 24 years of experience in the education sector and having served as the headmistress at FAIPS Kuwait (a branch of Delhi Public School), and teaching stints at Somerville School (Noida) and Hamdard Public School, New Delhi, she does know the field in and out. Her vast academic background includes a B.Sc and M.Sc in Physics from the University of Calicut, a B.Ed in Physics from Annamalai University, and a PGDCA from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

Mohasin V

Mohasin V

An eclectic individual who doesn’t hesitate to challenge lazy assumptions and any conventional wisdom untied with reality, Mohasin is someone characterized by his genuine interest to help others utilize their potential to the fullest. A three-time state level badminton champion and a Level 1 assistant coach accredited by Badminton England, he has always ensured that his academic pursuits never pulled him down from following his passion for sports. Before completing his M.Sc in Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology from Bangor University, UK in 2017, he did his bachelor’s degree in Applied Psychology from Amity University, Noida.

Varada Avanoor

Varada Avanoor

A research-oriented academic who specialises on the issues of learning difficulties and special education needs in young students, Varada is someone who has understood that her true calling is the field of psychology from a very young age itself. Being the dedicated and ambitious self she is, Varada has undergone multiple training courses in the areas of cognitive behavioural therapy, perspectives of neuropsychology, and gender studies and has published a research paper in the International Journal of Indian Psychology. Her educational background includes an M.Sc in Applied Psychology and a B.Sc in Psychology from the famous PSG College of Arts and Science in Coimbatore.

Rahma Sulthana

Rahma Sulthana

A highly enthusiastic and ambitious individual with an earnest desire to actively participate in the causes of social justice and human dignity, Rahma is someone who continuously wields her pen and raises her voice against the subjugation of the subaltern sections of the society under the pretext of misconceived prejudices. Being a practicing psychologist and having worked with a diverse range of students and parents with varying socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, she has been able to develop a deep understanding about the exact nature of the type of interventions and guidance that the modern-day youngster is in need of. Her educational background includes an M.Sc in Applied Psychology from Periyar University, Salem and a B.Sc in Psychology from Kannur University.

Hanan Parveen

Hanan Parveen

An organizational psychologist by profession and an ornithology geek at heart, Hanan Parveen is someone who will always meet you with a pleasant face and has an exceptional ability to quickly build rapport with anyone. Her experience of having worked with multiple organizations in the middle east and the exposure that she has been able to gain during her studies in Delhi have helped Hanan to develop an extensive understanding about the emotional, cognitive, and social determinants of human behaviour from a multicultural context. Before completing her M.A. in Applied Psychology with a specialisation in organizational behaviour from Jamia Millia Islamia Delhi, she did her bachelor’s in Commerce from the Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala.

Anupama V

Anupama V

With an unrelenting love for engaging with avenues that offer a space for interacting with people from different backgrounds, Anupama is indeed a person of multiple talents. Having a keen eye for social causes and being deeply interested in the politics and the representation equation of marginalized communities, she takes our vision of making “quality education accessible to all” to her heart. A product of the University of Hyderabad and a postgraduate in comparative literature, she boasts of a track record of excellence replete with achievements in the fields of literature and theatre.

Neesiya Amees

Neesiya Amees

A natural and gifted leader and a possessor of impeccable organizational skills, Neesiya has always nurtured an ardent desire to guide budding students to help them take a virtuous and merited turn in life. Being the Career Psychology enthusiast she is, she makes it a point not to miss any opportunity to hone her skills in the field and is currently in the final stages of completing her M.A. in Psychology from IGNOU. Before turning her focus to counselling and psychology, she had completed a BBA from Farook College, University of Calicut in 2008 and an MBA in HR and Marketing from KMCT School of Business in 2012.

Fathima Abdul Azeez

Fathima Abdul Azeez

A multi talented individual who deeply loves her subject of physics, Fathima Abdul Azeez should deservingly be called an “achiever all the way” for making it a habit to be the topper in whatever area she has tried her hand at. Having served as the national coordinator at the Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam International Foundation, Fathima has been able to closely involve with a lot of students coming from varying socio-economic backgrounds belonging to different parts of the country and it has helped her to gain a clear perspective of the challenges that an average Indian student faces. She has completed her M.Sc in Physics from the Ethiraj College for Women after doing her B.Sc in Physics from the prestigious Madras Christian College.

Mohammed Ashik

Mohammed Ashik

A passionate and committed individual who fosters a deep desire to contribute towards the development of the social and education sectors of the country, Ashik is a multifaceted person who writes occasional poems and an expert martial arts practitioner who gives karate training to students. Having associated with multiple NGOs around the country which work towards the emancipation of the financially backward and underprivileged sections of the society, Ashik has been able to develop a deeper and critical understanding of the importance of quality education in the remedial action to the backwardness of communities. He is a product of the prestigious Azim Premji University, Bangalore where he pursued his M.A. in Development after completing his B.Sc. in Physics from the University of Calicut.

Muhammed Riyas

Mr. Muhammed Riyas M, our Chief Psychologist and Career Coach has been with us for a long time and any student or parent who has attended his LCAT post-assessment counselling sessions will not forget him for his witty demeanour and insightful suggestions. A master at handling any career related queries or confusions and having conducted more than 650 training programs on career guidance, psychological topics and skill development, he is a product of Jamia Millia Islamia and a member of the International Association for Youth Mental Health and the Indian Association of Positive Psychology. After completing his M.A. in psychology from JMI Delhi, he went on to complete his M.Phil in Psychology from Periyar University.

T P Jawad

Mr. T P Jawad is a stalwart in his own right and a well-renowned clinical psychologist who has continuously associated with various governmental institutions including the Government of Kerala on multiple fronts. A member of our psychometric research committee and also our consulting educational psychologist, he is a very experienced trainer who has handled multiple training sessions with students and parents on adolescence issues and challenges. Being a research buff and someone who is deeply into the field of psychology, his areas of expertise lie in adult psychiatry, neuropsychology, family therapy, and psychometric testing. He had completed his M.Phil in Clinical psychology from SARS, Andhra Pradesh and his M.Sc in psychology from Bharathiar University.

Sabreena K M

A veteran educator, and an empathetic and caring mentor, Sabreena K Maliyakkal is someone known for her humane approach and a “Give it all you have got!” attitude. With more than 24 years of experience in the education sector and having served as the headmistress at FAIPS Kuwait (a branch of Delhi Public School), and teaching stints at Somerville School (Noida) and Hamdard Public School, New Delhi, she does know the field in and out. Her vast academic background includes a B.Sc and M.Sc in Physics from the University of Calicut, a B.Ed in Physics from Annamalai University, and a PGDCA from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

Mohasin V

An eclectic individual who doesn’t hesitate to challenge lazy assumptions and any conventional wisdom untied with reality, Mohasin is someone characterized by his genuine interest to help others utilize their potential to the fullest. A three-time state level badminton champion and a Level 1 assistant coach accredited by Badminton England, he has always ensured that his academic pursuits never pulled him down from following his passion for sports. Before completing his M.Sc in Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology from Bangor University, UK in 2017, he did his bachelor’s degree in Applied Psychology from Amity University, Noida.

Varada Avanoor

A research-oriented academic who specialises on the issues of learning difficulties and special education needs in young students, Varada is someone who has understood that her true calling is the field of psychology from a very young age itself. Being the dedicated and ambitious self she is, Varada has undergone multiple training courses in the areas of cognitive behavioural therapy, perspectives of neuropsychology, and gender studies and has published a research paper in the International Journal of Indian Psychology. Her educational background includes an M.Sc in Applied Psychology and a B.Sc in Psychology from the famous PSG College of Arts and Science in Coimbatore.

Rahma Sulthana

A highly enthusiastic and ambitious individual with an earnest desire to actively participate in the causes of social justice and human dignity, Rahma is someone who continuously wields her pen and raises her voice against the subjugation of the subaltern sections of the society under the pretext of misconceived prejudices. Being a practicing psychologist and having worked with a diverse range of students and parents with varying socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, she has been able to develop a deep understanding about the exact nature of the type of interventions and guidance that the modern-day youngster is in need of. Her educational background includes an M.Sc in Applied Psychology from Periyar University, Salem and a B.Sc in Psychology from Kannur University.

Hanan Parveen

An organizational psychologist by profession and an ornithology geek at heart, Hanan Parveen is someone who will always meet you with a pleasant face and has an exceptional ability to quickly build rapport with anyone. Her experience of having worked with multiple organizations in the middle east and the exposure that she has been able to gain during her studies in Delhi have helped Hanan to develop an extensive understanding about the emotional, cognitive, and social determinants of human behaviour from a multicultural context. Before completing her M.A. in Applied Psychology with a specialisation in organizational behaviour from Jamia Millia Islamia Delhi, she did her bachelor’s in Commerce from the Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala.

Anupama V

With an unrelenting love for engaging with avenues that offer a space for interacting with people from different backgrounds, Anupama is indeed a person of multiple talents. Having a keen eye for social causes and being deeply interested in the politics and the representation equation of marginalized communities, she takes our vision of making “quality education accessible to all” to her heart. A product of the University of Hyderabad and a postgraduate in comparative literature, she boasts of a track record of excellence replete with achievements in the fields of literature and theatre.

Neesiya Amees

A natural and gifted leader and a possessor of impeccable organizational skills, Neesiya has always nurtured an ardent desire to guide budding students to help them take a virtuous and merited turn in life. Being the Career Psychology enthusiast she is, she makes it a point not to miss any opportunity to hone her skills in the field and is currently in the final stages of completing her M.A. in Psychology from IGNOU. Before turning her focus to counselling and psychology, she had completed a BBA from Farook College, University of Calicut in 2008 and an MBA in HR and Marketing from KMCT School of Business in 2012.

Fathima Abdul Azeez

A multi talented individual who deeply loves her subject of physics, Fathima Abdul Azeez should deservingly be called an “achiever all the way” for making it a habit to be the topper in whatever area she has tried her hand at. Having served as the national coordinator at the Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam International Foundation, Fathima has been able to closely involve with a lot of students coming from varying socio-economic backgrounds belonging to different parts of the country and it has helped her to gain a clear perspective of the challenges that an average Indian student faces. She has completed her M.Sc in Physics from the Ethiraj College for Women after doing her B.Sc in Physics from the prestigious Madras Christian College.

Mohammed Ashik

A passionate and committed individual who fosters a deep desire to contribute towards the development of the social and education sectors of the country, Ashik is a multifaceted person who writes occasional poems and an expert martial arts practitioner who gives karate training to students. Having associated with multiple NGOs around the country which work towards the emancipation of the financially backward and underprivileged sections of the society, Ashik has been able to develop a deeper and critical understanding of the importance of quality education in the remedial action to the backwardness of communities. He is a product of the prestigious Azim Premji University, Bangalore where he pursued his M.A. in Development after completing his B.Sc. in Physics from the University of Calicut.