* Looking to hire 2000 freshers from the state
HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, is conducting walk-in drives across four cities of Karnataka under its flagship early career program ‘TechBee’ starting from August 2022. Such walk-in drives are being organized to create opportunities for Class 12 students to get financial independence.
HCL Technologies continues to expand and grow and looking to hire over 2000 fresh talents from Karnataka.
The program was piloted in Karnataka last year and the company is enhancing its focus in the state from the success of the pilot.
To offer bespoke training and mentoring program, HCL Technologies has signed an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with Karnataka Skill Development Corporation (KSDC) to train tech-savvy, enthusiastic individuals seeking to accelerate their careers in IT.
TechBee, HCL Technologies’ Early Career Program, is a work-integrated higher education program that contributes to the “Skill India” mission of the government. As a part of HCL’s new people strategy, the program offers IT engineering jobs by equipping the selected 10+2 students with future-ready skills.
HCL Techbee program prepares students technically and professionally for entry-level IT jobs in HCL, where candidates undergo intensive 12-month training. The students also get an opportunity to do an internship on HCL projects. While working at HCL, students may also enroll in an undergraduate Degree program offered by reputed partner institutions like BITS Pilani, SASTRA University and Amity University.
After completing the one-year TechBee training program, students earn a salary between INR 1.70 – 2.20 lakhs per annum. As a part of the program, selected students get an assured job at HCL Technologies upon completing the training program comprising classroom training and an internship. The internship comes with a stipend of INR 10,000.
Students who have completed Class XII in 2021 or 2022 with minimum 60% with Mathematics or Business Mathematics in their curriculum can apply.
Eligible candidates will appear for an Online Career Aptitude Test (HCL CAT). Those who clear the test would be invited for an Interview discussion, after which HCL will issue a Letter of Intent/offer letter. HCL CAT is an online assessment test designed to check your aptitude in areas of Quantitative Reasoning (Mathematics), Logical Reasoning, and the English language.
The fee for the training program is INR 1,00,000 + Taxes. Loans for the tuition fees are enabled through partner financial institutions repayable through EMI.
On this occasion, Mr. Subbaraman B, Vice President, HCL Technologies, said, “We feel proud to partner with KSDC as this enable students from the rural areas an opportunity to work with us and our global clientele. TechBee started in 2017 to hire the best talent and enable them to achieve financial independence at the start of their career. So far, over 8,000 students have been selected for the TechBee program and are in various stages of their career journey with HCL. We have observed a lot of interest and potential in students in Karnataka and the other adjoining states. That is why we chose to do these walk-in drives in the state.”