Affiliation No: - 2132980 | Period: - 01-04-2023 to 31-03-2028 | School Code: - 71048 | Affiliated till Senior Secondary

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Career Counselling Cell

At Seth Anandram Jaipuria School, we firmly believe that education surpasses the mere preparation for annual exams, extending beyond conventional academic boundaries. Our commitment extends beyond honing academic skills, recognizing that education is instrumental in shaping a student’s ongoing educational voyage.

Our educational philosophy places paramount importance on holistic development, aiming to furnish students not only with the knowledge necessary for academic excellence but also with crucial life skills and values essential for lifelong learning. Understanding the uniqueness of each student, with their distinct talents, interests, and aspirations, forms the basis of our approach.

Through fostering a comprehensive educational experience, we empower students to delve into their passions, unleash their potential, and carve out their paths to success. Our mission goes beyond immediate exam challenges; we aspire to instil in our students the curiosity, critical thinking capabilities, and adaptability requisite to thrive in an ever-evolving world.

Embarking on this educational journey together, we invite you to explore the multifaceted dimensions of Seth Anandram Jaipuria School. Here, education transcends the present, aiming to construct a brighter future.

School Awards – 2023

  • Seth Anandram Jaipuria School, Lucknow is now a Commonsense School.
  • Seth Anandram Jaipuria School, Lucknow, has bagged the STTAR Excellence Award for ‘Best School promoting Skill-Development- Effective Integration of Vocational Education’.
  • Seth Anandram Jaipuria Group of Educational Institutions has been recognized as a “Great Place to Work” for the year 2023-24! This is the 3rd consecutive year of this coveted and prestigious recognition for our organization.
  • Seth Anandram Jaipuria School Lucknow declared a Case Study by UN SDSN for ESD Education for Sustainable Development
  • Seth Anandram Jaipuria School, Lucknow, is thrilled to share a momentous achievement. In just 7 years since our inception, we’ve been ranked as the No. 4 school in Lucknow in the prestigious EducationWorld Indian School Rankings 2023-24.
  • Seth Anandram Jaipuria School, Lucknow won the esteemed “Excellence in Technology Integration in Education” award at ELETS World Education Summit, 2023.
  • Seth Anandram Jaipuria School, Lucknow, has triumphed at the prestigious ArdorComm Media Awards, Gurugram!
  • We are glad to share that – The school has won the ‘Innovation in Pedagogy and Skills Enhancement Award’ 2023.
  • Seth Anandram Jaipuria is now a ClassDojo School.


  • Our school won the British Council International Dimension in School Award.
  • Seth Anandram Jaipuria School has been conferred the title of Centre of Excellence in Higher Order Thinking Skills by WIZKLUB, International HOTS Olympiad 2021-2022 Season 2.
  • SAJS Lucknow won the coveted “Best School in Skill Development”& “Best School in Extra Curricular Activities”. The Headmaster, Mr Pankaj Rathore, received the honour in the presence of Ms Manju Rana, Director of Schools at Hotel Marriott, Jaipur, organised by Scoo News (Global Education Fest -2022, Jaipur).
  • Seth Anandram Jaipuria School Lucknow participated in a contest “Rise & Recognise: Certificate Design Contest” for the schools participating at the Global Educators’ Fest 2022, Jaipur organized by Online in association with ScooNews and won the first prize in the contest and Bose EarPods.
  • Seth Anandram Jaipuria School Lucknow becomes Microsoft Showcase School, for 4th time in a row.
  • Seth Anandram Jaipuria School, Lucknow has established the School Innovation Council as per the guidelines of Innovation Cel, Ministry of Education, Government of India during the academic year 2022-2023.
  • Seth Anandram Jaipuria Proud Winners of Swachch Vidyalaya Puraskar.
  • Shishir Jaipuria, Chairman, Seth Anandram Jaipuria Group of Educational Institutions, received the Lifetime Achievement Award at Education World India School Rankings 2022-23 Awards #EWISRA2022 on October 11, 2022, at The Leela Ambience, Gurugram.
  • Seth Anandram Jaipuria School, Lucknow, is ranked among the top 5 schools in the city by EducationWorld for 2022-23.
  • Seth Anandram Jaipuria School, Lucknow was honoured with the Brainfeed School Excellence Awards 2022-23 for transforming education and young minds through a noteworthy spectrum of initiatives and efforts. The award was received by Principal, Ms Poonam Kochitty at the 10th Brainfeed National Conference and the Brainfeed School Excellence Award ceremony at India Expo Centre – Greater Noida, Delhi –NCR on 11th November.
  • Seth Anandram Jaipuria School, Lucknow was honoured with the Brainfeed School Excellence Awards 2022-23 for transforming education and young minds through a noteworthy spectrum of initiatives and efforts. The award was received by Principal, Ms Poonam Kochitty at the 10th Brainfeed National Conference and the Brainfeed School Excellence Award ceremony at India Expo Centre – Greater Noida, Delhi –NCR on 11th November.
  • Torchbearer – Certificate of Recognition by Indian Didac Association

 Career Counselling Cell – Vision Statement

Our vision is rooted in the belief that career counseling is not just a service but an integral part of our educational mission, preparing students for the dynamic challenges of the modern world. It encompasses a holistic and forward-looking approach, aiming to guide students towards meaningful and fulfilling professional journeys. First and foremost, we envision a career counseling program that recognizes and respects the individuality of each student.

Understanding their unique strengths, interests, and aspirations is fundamental to tailoring guidance that aligns with their personal and professional goals. We strive to create a supportive environment that encourages self-discovery and empowers students to make informed decisions about their future paths.

Our vision extends beyond traditional career options, embracing the ever-evolving landscape of professions. We aim to expose students to a diverse array of careers, fostering an awareness of emerging industries and the skills required to thrive in them. Through collaborations with industry experts, internships, and exposure to real-world scenarios, we seek to bridge the gap between classroom learning and practical application.

Furthermore, we envision a proactive and continuous engagement with students throughout their academic journey. Regular assessments, counselling sessions, and workshops are integrated into the curriculum, ensuring that career guidance is not a one-time event but a continuous dialogue that evolves with the students’ growth.

We aim to instil in students a sense of purpose, resilience, and adaptability, equipping them not just for a job but for a lifelong journey of learning and self-discovery.

Ultimately, we envision career counseling to be a beacon that lights the path towards a future where each student finds not just a career but a calling, contributing meaningfully to society and finding fulfilment in their chosen endeavours.

Ms. Nishi Khosla

International Certified Career Coach/ SAT Test Coordinator/ TEDx Organiser
Accomplished Career Counselor with a Varied Background

Ms.Nishi is a highly skilled and certified career counselor, boasting nearly 18 years of experience within the education sector. Her proficiency extends to leadership and managerial roles, team coaching and mentoring, and providing invaluable guidance to students.

Currently positioned as a Career Counselor at Seth A.R. Jaipuria School in Lucknow, Ms. Nishi delivers comprehensive counseling services to students in grades 9 to 12. Her responsibilities encompass aiding them in profile building, stream selection, course choices, and campus selection. Nishi also navigates students through the application process for overseas universities. Beyond counseling, her contributions include conducting assemblies, stepping in for classes, and orchestrating career fairs, events, and webinars.

In her prior role as Head of Outreach at ICS in Lucknow, Nishi spearheaded successful outreach and business development endeavors. She cultivated robust relationships with school leaders and championed student counseling programs through diverse promotional activities.

As Branch Manager at Scholastic India Pvt Ltd., Ms. Nishi managed sales and marketing activities in the Northern Territory, overseeing a team of over 20 professionals. Her outstanding leadership skills ensured consistent achievement of sales targets while facilitating seamless communication between the head office and the branch.

Ms. Nishi’s diverse experience encompasses roles such as Branch Head at PCL, the finishing school, a Grammar Trainer at the Global Centre of Languages, conducting grammar and personality development classes.

With a background in interior design, she served as a Senior Designer at Aakar Interiors, handling projects for esteemed clients like Reliance Web World, Bank of India, and the Office of the Vice Chancellor of U.P.T.U.

Ms. Nishi’s dedication to education is evident through her five years of teaching experience at reputable schools such as Wendy’s Kanpur, Riverside Academy, and Study Hall, Lucknow

Holdings include a Postgraduate Diploma in Career Counseling and Guidance, a Diploma in Interior Design and Display, and a bachelor’s degree in arts, with an academic foundation established at Methodist High School and St. Mary’s Convent in Kanpur. With her diverse skill set, extensive experience, and commitment to guiding individuals toward fulfilling career paths, she stands as a highly sought-after career counselor. Her sophisticated approach and track record of success underscore her value in the field.


Ms. Poonam Kochitty, Principal

A calm and efficient administrator, Ms. Poonam Kochitty, has a pleasing personality and a cheerful disposition. Endowed with enormous vision and foresight, she has taken the school to new heights and pedestal. She analyses all issues holistically and futuristically from students’ and teachers’ perspectives.

Ms. Poonam Kochitty has a Masters in Psychology and a B.Ed to her credit with over 40 years of experience in the field of education. She has served as a Founder Principal in some of the most prestigious schools of Lucknow namely City Montessori School(1981-97), St. Mary’s High School(1998-2001), Lucknow Public School Sahara States(2002-2005), Shri Ram Swaroop Memorial Public School(2005-2014) and Seth Anandram Jaipuria School(2015-present).

Ms Kochitty is a product of St Mary’s Convent Lucknow, Loreto Convent Lucknow, and was a topper in her college at the graduate level. She was also a UP State merit holder at both graduate and post-graduate levels.

Ms. Poonam Kochitty is not only a charismatic Principal but wears many hats which reveals her true mettle. She is a teacher trainer under the prestigious STTAR academy. In the last few years, she has been working as a CBSE-certified trainer and has conducted training in various schools. Her forte is conducting workshop on Life Skills and Value Education. She has conducted workshops on Health and Wellness and Gender Sensitivity.

She has steered Seth Anandram Jaipuria School, to be the only Microsoft Showcase school in Lucknow, with 35+ Microsoft Innovative Educators, handling the latest MS Tools and making learning a fun experience. The latest feather in the cap is that of encouraging student educators who are helping teachers gain expertise in Adobe. As a principal, she has always focussed on making students become empathetic by focusing on SDGs stated by the United Nations. Little wonder, that the school is now on board the Global School Program, a think-tank of innovative educators and students all set to build ecologically responsible leaders of tomorrow. The school got their name registered for the Guinness Book of World Records as an official participant in the world’s largest attended First Aid Training.

For her sterling performance and selfless devotion to duty, she was conferred with ‘Outstanding Leadership- The Principal of the Year Award by the Asian Education Society in 2020. Under her supervision, the school has received several International and National Awards. To name a few-

  • Microsoft School- 2020-21
  • Microsoft Aspire School- 2019-20
  • International Schools Award, For Best Use of Technology, Dubai-2018
  • Most Technically Advanced School, by National School Awards 2019
  • Top School of Lucknow by Digital Learning 2019
  • Karo Sambhav –E-waste Control Award 2017
  • Green School Award -2019
  • FIT India School, Govt of India, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
  • SAJS, Lucknow was declared as the Wakelet School

She has authored several noteworthy articles which have been published in renowned magazines like Careers 360, The Progressive Teacher, The Statesman, and Tata Class Edge quarterly newsletter ‘Beat’ to name a few.

In a short span of time, Seth Anandram Jaipuria School, Lucknow, has carved a niche for itself not only in Lucknow but across the country under her stewardship. Ms. Kochitty is blessed with energy for multifarious activities.


  1. Principal, Ms. Poonam Kochitty, joined a dynamic panel discussion on Edumate TV!
  2. Ms. Poonam Kochitty, Principal, has won the ‘The Iconic Leadership in School Education Award’ 2023.


  • Poonam Kochitty, Principal, Seth Anandram Jaipuria School, Lucknow, interact with Radio City 91.1 FM, on the very pertinent topic of the Mental and Emotional Well-Being of Students.
  • Poonam Kochitty was conferred with the title of“Principal of the Year” in the 3rd Edu Leaders’ Summit held at New Delhi on 8th of July 2022.
  • In August she was featured on the cover page of Edlines Today and received a Torchbearer – Certificate of Recognition by Indian Didac Association at Bangalore on the 21st of September. This Certificate was presented to Seth Anandram Jaipuria School in the category-Best School in Co-Curricular Activities.
  • She was invited as a Panelist on various Forums to express my thoughts on

Transformational Leadership and NEP. She conducted various trainings in ECCE under the aegis of STTAR and conducted training on behalf of CBSE on

Fostering creativity –reaching out to nearly 800 teachers pan India.

  • Poonam Kochitty was also interviewed by “TheCSRUniverse” a Mumbai-based organization on – the role of school as a transformative social sector agent in raising socially sensitive and responsible scholars.
  • Best Principal Award (Asian Education Awards) – Ms. Poonam Kochitty
  • Poonam Kochitty has been conferred the title of ‘Principal of the year amongst the top 100 from over 1000+ nominations pan India, at the 3rd EduLeaders Summit held at New Delhi on 8 July 2022.
  • Principal, Seth Anandram Jaipuria School, Lucknow, Ms. Poonam Kochitty and Headmaster, Mr. Pankaj Rathore bring us hope, awe and immense inspiration, yet again! Inspire India Foundation awards them with the Shiksha Gaurav Samman, 2022, for their unmatched work in the field of education.
  • ‘Learning can no longer be rote based, Teachers need to trigger critical thinking skills,’ writes Ms. Poonam Kochitty, Principal of Seth Anandram Jaipuria School, Lucknow, as she pens an article on the importance of developing critical thinking skills among students. Read here:
  • Mrs Poonam Kochitty was the panelist at a *Leadership Conclave by IPN – Manthan* held at Grand JBR Lucknow on 12th March 2022.It was an event that talks about the 1 year completion of NEP -Nationwide Educators Dialogue. An exchange of interesting views on NEP – In letter and in Spirit and NEP Hits and misses.

Mr. Pankaj Rathore, Vice Principal

Mr. Pankaj Rathore is a distinguished educator whose exceptional contributions to the field of education have left an indelible mark. Renowned for his unwavering commitment to sustainable practices, character development, and innovative education, Mr. Rathore has emerged as an inspiring leader on both national and global platforms.

As a Global School Mentor in the Global School Advocates Program, Mr. Rathore showcased his leadership skills, representing his school community among 2,000 applicants for the Global Schools Program and the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN). His global impact is reflected in his role, guiding educators worldwide and advocating for life skills, social and emotional intelligence, and critical thinking.

Recognized as one of the Top 10 Teachers of the Nation by the National Education Brilliance Award, Mr. Rathore’s innovative teaching methodologies and transformative impact on students earned him accolades. His four-year consecutive receipt of the Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert title and the Outstanding Leadership Award from IESA underscore his proficiency in leveraging technology and exceptional leadership abilities.

Further solidifying his international influence, Mr. Rathore received the Global Teacher Award by AKS Education and served as a keynote speaker at Tarlac University in the Philippines, emphasizing empathy in education. His active participation in the International Conference on Sustainable Development and representation of India highlights his commitment to global challenges and sustainable development.

In 2022, Mr. Rathore was a distinguished speaker at a Global Schools Program webinar, emphasizing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the role of UN agencies in global citizenship education. His enthusiasm for education and dedication to sustainability make him an invaluable asset, with a recent recognition as one of the Top 10 Educators of India.

Mr. Rathore’s leadership extends beyond borders, impacting lives and shaping the future of education. His representation of India in global forums and forthcoming case study by the Global Schools Program further underscore his outstanding contributions. With an exceptional ability to guide students towards fulfilling careers, Mr. Pankaj Rathore’s resolute dedication continues to positively shape the landscape of education, leaving an enduring impact on students and educators alike.

Students’ Career Counseling Experiences…through sessions, career fairs…
April April 23- CUET& IPMAT SESSION Mr. Shubham Jagdish – Obsessions
April CLAT, CUET & IPMAT Orientation Mr. Abhishek Singh & Dr. Surbhi Modi Sahai / Possible Education
April “College Planning & Profile Building” Mrs. Charushila Narula Bajpai Founder and Director of University Connection, alumni of LSR College Delhi, IOE, University of London.
May “School-University Engagement Career Fair.”  Skills Reforms India-15 Universities participated
July A Design Bootcamp The Indian Institute of Art & Design, Delhi
July  “Career Opportunities with Liberal Arts”  Mr. Sohail Mateen, Career Coach & Head Outreach of Flame University, Pune.
August “Curious Case of Careers” Ms. Kala Anand, Vice-President, Global – upGrad Connect
August  “Higher education opportunities abroad” Mr. Swaraj Nandan co-founder, director, of KICUnivAssist
August  KICUnivAssist International University    Fair 18 Universities from the US, Canada, participated
September  “Moot Court Competition”  Aspiring law students participated in this competition, organized by BML. Munjal University,
September “Choosing Careers” Mr. Sahib Sablok, Graphic Era University, Dehradun
November Admissions & Scholarships at Kings College, London interactive session – Ms Palak Behl