LinkedIn Signs MoU With HRD Ministry For Colleges and Students to Use its Platform


The professional networking site has signed a MoU with the Human Resources Development Ministry, for colleges affiliated with the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to use its ‘Placements’ feature.

‘Placements’ allows students to take an online assessment test, which gives them direct access to thousands of openings in some 35 top companies in India, the platform has tied up with.

‘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, the company said in a statement.

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