LinkedIn, HRD ministry ink agreement to create more jobs for students in India

  • As per agreement, "Placements" product will be adopted by all All India Council for Technical Education approved Indian colleges.
  • Placements provides a level playing field for all students, take an online assessment test and gives them direct access to thousands of openings.
  • Placements was piloted in November 2015 and then LinkedIn opened the product in September 2016 to students at all colleges and universities in India.
  • In less than eight weeks from the launch, over two lakh students registered for the product and there were over 1.2 million job applications.

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