What is TechBee – HCL’s Early Career Program?

TechBee – HCL’s Early Career Program is an exclusive job program for students looking for financial independence after completing Class XII. Candidates undergo 12 months of training, earning a stipend of ₹ 10,000 during internship. They are then hired for full-time IT jobs with HCLTech at a starting salary of ₹ 1.70 – 2.20 lakhs per annum. While working, candidates pursue their graduation with BITS Pilani, IIM Nagpur, IIIT Kottayam, Amity University Online, KL University or SASTRA University.

What stream will the candidates receive? Will the candidate get to choose the stream he/she wants to pursue?

The below streams are offered:

  • Develop Applications
  • Software Engineer
  • Coding
  • Testing Engineer
  • Analyst
  • Products & Application
  • Detecting Bugs & Running Diagnostics of Software Applications
  • Research & Development
  • Design Engineer
  • Product & Application Design
  • Infrastructure Management
  • Web Server Deployment
  • Process Automation
  • Security Policy Implementation

Based on the candidate’s performance in the initial months, he/she will be tagged to a specific stream.

What training will the candidate undergo in these 12 months?

The program is designed to prepare candidates for full-time jobs in 12 months

  • IT Foundation– Classroom training equips candidates with IT fundamentals, a pre-requisite for IT professionals
  • Training for the job– Access to interactive job- based Learning Management System (LMS), Simulations, Case based Practical Curriculum, Peer-based discussions, Performance and life coaches’ tools.
  • Internship– Hands-on experience in HCLTech global projects, that prepare TechBee’s to be IT professionals besides technology specific IT certifications

What is the selection process followed?

There are three easy steps:

  • Registration – Click register now and fill complete application form.
  • HCL CAT – Undergo a basic Career Aptitude Test consisting of quantitative, logical reasoning and language abilities.
  • Versant Test – Undergo a language abilities test including spoken English
  • Interview – Undergo a face-to-face interaction with HCLTech selection committee to prove your mettle.

Does HCLTech provide the course material?

Yes, candidates will receive all the study materials for the training program. They also have access to best-in-class Learning Management System (LMS), an online system, that fosters learning with peer-based discussions, online assessments, assignments and case-based submissions.

Where will the candidates be trained?

All the training sessions are conducted through a hybrid model – online and classroom at assigned training centers at Noida, Bangalore, Lucknow, Nagpur, Chennai, Madurai and Vijayawada. Students can avail hostel facilities wherever available while pursuing the program, although it is not mandatory to avail hostel services. However, this year the training is being conducted in a hybrid model – online and in classroom.

What kind of jobs do the candidates get after this program?

Candidates will be placed in IT Engineer job – development / testing / support roles which might include night shift jobs as well and in any location.

Is the job at HCLTech guaranteed upon enrolment to the program?

The job that HCLTech offers is solely dependent on the successful completion of this training program. On successful completion, HCLTech assures that suitable jobs are offered to candidates.

Can HCL TechBee completion certificate be used to apply for jobs outside?

The course is designed keeping in mind the skills required for a person working at HCLTech. The vacancy at HCLTech is first ascertained in a scientific manner and then training is offered for those job roles. HCLTech is a global company; the standards set are in parity with industry standards. Hence, the candidate is capable of performing roles at par in other companies. However, though the recognition of the HCL TechBee completion certificate and the job offered is prerogative of other companies but the candidate is made job ready for the industry.