India telecom sector hiring to grow 20% this year

The hiring activity in the Indian telecom and allied services will grow at 20 percent in 2016. The India telecom sector is expected to generate over 10 lakh direct and indirect jobs in the next three years.

In 2015, telecom and allied services was one of the lowest among hiring sectors, according to India Skills Report 2016.

Currently, the telecom industry has about 18 percent of rural population and 82 percent people in cities who are dependent on mobile and internet, showing the number of career opportunities in this field.

The auction of 3G and 4G spectrum, addition of subscriber base in the mobile, fixed line, wireless, and broadband services have fuelled a need for more jobs in the sector.

Engineers (43.17 percent) are getting jobs hired the most followed by ITIs (25.18 percent) and management graduates (14.39 percent). This trend will continue and shows the maturity of the businesses to grow.

The India Skill Report is a joint Initiative of CII, PeopleStrong, Wheebox and LinkedIn


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