FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
What is an apprenticeship program?
Apprenticeship program is a structured training initiative where businesses develop talent in-house rather than hiring external resources. Individuals gain practical work experience & skills under the guidance of experienced mentors in a real work environment.
Why should businesses hire apprentices?
Hiring apprentices can help businesses tap into fresh talent, reduce skill gaps and contribute to workforce development while benefiting from potential cost savings. A Premium Job is one where the hiring/recruitment happens exclusively through Freshersworld.com. Premium jobs are categorised based on the Company, Designation, Job role and Salary offered.
Is hiring apprentices mandated by government regulations?
In accordance with the Apprenticeship Act of 1961, businesses employing over 39 individuals are required to participate in apprenticeship engagement. NEP 2020 also underscores the significance of apprenticeships in offering students hands-on experience & exposure to industries.
What is the criteria for employing apprentices?
Any organisation which has 4 employees can keep apprentices. However it is optional. But any organisation which appoints 30 or more employees, it is mandatory to appoint apprentices.
Min quota is 2.5% of total workforce (on roll and contract employees), maximum is 15%.