Alok Bansal is a Post Graduate in Management from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar and an Engineering graduate from Delhi Technological University (Formerly known as Delhi College of Engineering). He has also done a Course in Leadership at Harvard Business School.
He has been credited with growing the test prep business in Delhi till 2018. He has worked at senior management positions at companies like ICICI Lombard, Larsen & Toubro, IBP Caltex, ExxonMobil etc.
An Expert Career Counsellor & Mentor, he also appears in a lot of TV shows on (Doordarshan, NewsNation, Zee etc.) and is a widely read Quora writer. Each year he conducts more than 200 seminars in schools and colleges.
He has mentored more than 20,000 students and enabled them to achieve their goals.
He is the preferred choice as a speaker in public seminars and is the resource person for such events by The Times of India, Navbharat Times, Dainik Jagran and others.
An MBA graduate from one of the top business institutes of India, the Faculty of Management Studies (University of Delhi), is the Founder and Director of North India’s topmost career counselling & study abroad firm, Centre for Career Development, located in Delhi. For 5 years he has worked with multinational companies like ICI (paints division) and North India’s largest Media group Hindustan Times, till he discovered his knack for entrepreneurship. With the aim of providing simple but detailed & scientific career counselling, the Centre for Career Development started on its journey of transforming the lives of talented students by guiding them on the correct career path.
Mr Chawla’s love for reading, unbeatable passion for public speaking, and zeal for creativity clubbed with a charismatic personality have made him extremely popular and influential among students. As a result, within a span of just 21 years, Mr. Chawla & his dedicated team have already conducted more than 18,500 workshops and 300 career fairs in schools and colleges.
Taking his mission forward, Mr Chawla has shown his active presence in Indian media by answering students’ queries at various news channels like NDTV (Mission Admission), CNN-IBN, and Delhi AajTakTej. Not only this, he actively writes for various newspapers and magazines and is also answering students’ queries on AIR 102.6 F.M. & Delhi University Community Radio.
On the socially responsible side, he has worked with NGOs like Smile foundation, Cankids, Palna, SOS children’ village of India as well as associations like Maheshwari samaj, YMCA, and Delhi Malayalee association. Additionally, career meets have been organized with Rotary clubs and a few government departments like SCERT.
He is a member of the National Career Development Association, United States of America and actively participates in international conferences in various countries. Moreover, he is also an editorial advisor for TIGES- a journal published by Transitions group in the United States of America.