Data compiled by a jobs portal on wages in informal sector throws up some surprises. In Bengaluru, which is often referred to as the IT capital of India, a watchman earns an average monthly salary of Rs 10,152 while a data-entry professional gets Rs 10,141, reveals data from Babajobs.com, a job portal.
Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan today said the country provides a lot of freedom to its people to air their views but one has to be more articulate while expressing independence.
Employees in India can expect an average pay increase of 10.3 per cent across various job roles in 2016 with chemicals and high technology industries likely to lead the market in terms of salary hikes.
BFSI sector comes in second with a median salary of Rs 300.
Companies with 30 percent female executives rake in as much as six percentage points more in profits, according to a study on Monday, feeding into a global debate over the scarcity of women in decision-making business roles.
Three Indian-Americans have been sentenced by a US court to terms ranging from six months of home confinement to to an year in jail for involvement in a $7-million student visa fraud scheme.
Good news awaits the job market in the New Year with the companies expected to add more than 10 lakh employees to their payrolls and dole out hefty salary hikes in the range of 10-30 per cent for right talent in 2016.
The momentum in jobs growth in IT, ITeS and BPO sectors is likely to gain traction going ahead, said V Suresh, chief sales officer of Naukri.com, adding that the overall employment picture for even non-IT jobs is also expected to improve.
Online hiring activity registered a 9 per cent growth in November over the corresponding period last year and apart from IT/ITeS and banking sectors, others are also charting steady revival, says a Naukri.com report.
With a score of 51, IIT Kharagpur was ranked at 77 spot while IIT Bombay at 93, with a score of 47.4.
THE has singled out the year as one of Asian progress, with the US holding 31 positions - down from 34 last year -while Asia holds 25 positions in the Top 100, up from 18 last year.
Compared to 92 such offers last year, IIT students have so far got 142 pre-placement offers (PPOs) this season, said Prof S K Barai, Chairman of Career Development Center at the IIT.
The pair teamed with Indian conglomerate Tata to offer online technical training courses, focusing on teaching software developers to build apps for Android, the Google-backed mobile operating system.
The hiring survey showed that strong demand is being seen for graduates from top-tier business schools, research jobs in pharma, technical areas like social, mobile, analytics and cloud computing (SMAC) and SharePoint.
The ads appear on Snapchat's Campus Story function, a curated platform for user-generated contents such as pictures and videos at college campuses nationwide. Goldman's 10-second recruitment clips appear between user-generated content segments.
According to recruitment platform MyHiringClub.com, the hiring pace for the upcoming quarter is expected to rebound both in terms of last quarter and year-ago period in all industry sectors and regions.
Engineering topped the list of highest-paying bachelor degrees in the US, according to PayScale, a provider of executive compensation data.
According to the Quacquarelli Symonds' (QS) list, there are 14 Indian institutions in the World University Rankings and half of them are among the global 400.
Graduate Indian employees sit towards the bottom of the Asia Pacific countries in terms of starting salary, a study by professional services firm Towers Watson says.
The average salary for the eighth batch of Post Graduate Programme for Executives (PGPEX) also saw an upward graph climbing 21.6 per cent from the last year to Rs 22.69 lakh per annum.