One of the leading professional networking sites, Linkedin signs an agreement with HRD ministry to generate more jobs opportunities for students in India.
As per the MOU signed between them, Linkedin’s Placements product will be adopted by all Indian colleges that will be associated with All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
After giving an assessment test, students will be given direct access to 35 top corporates in India.
Akshay Kothari, LinkedIn India Country Manager and Head of Product, says that they are excited to work with AICTE and the HRD ministry to help students get greater access to the 'Placements' product. Their objective for providing placement is to help talented students to get good job opportunities. Also , through this platform , we want to bring students closer to their aspired jobs.
Further, this move will provide students access to job openings in 35 top corporates in India.
Already, over two lakh students have registered in less than eight weeks from the launch.
Source : http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/jobs/linkedin-inks-mou-with-goveernment-to-create-more-jobs-for-students/articleshow/55205679.cms