HCL announces assured job training programme for freshers

Through the six-month long ‘First Careers’ programme, HCL hopes to take on at least 20,000 freshers this year and 30,000 next year


HCL Technologies is opening its doors for those looking to start their careers in the technology and IT services space. The Company has announced the ‘First Careers’ programme that will train fresh graduates and also assure them of a job in the Company.

The programme will impart theoretical as well as practical knowledge. The six-month long programme will comprise three months of virtual classroom sessions, which can be attended from home, and three months of professional practice at HCL. The starting salary for the trainees will be about Rs 2.75 lakh per year.

The ‘First Careers’ initiative will equip those who apply with practical skills and relevant technical knowledge required for their first job. It will also help develop their personalities with the help of experienced professionals.

The tech major expects to hire at least 20,000 fresh graduates this year and 30,000 next year.

The applicants will be equipped to not only understand what job suits them, but will ensure that they excel in the chosen area in about half a year’s time and settle into a suitable role by the end of the programme.

Those with BE / B.Tech / MCA / M.Tech / M.Sc (IT/ Computer Science) degrees with 0 to 2 years of professional experience may apply. The applicants should have scored at least 65% marks in Class XII and graduation or postgraduation. Those who have graduated in 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 will be eligible.

The selection process will involve registration, online counselling, online aptitude test and virtual interview.

The programme will cost about Rs1,50,000 and taxes.

The training will be imparted by HCL Training and Staffing Services.

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