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TCS non-Indian employee number crosses 21,000

Company to accelerate campus recruitments from colleges overseas

Pradeesh Chandran  |  Bangalore 

Tata Consultancy Services, India's largest IT services company has more that doubled the number of its non-Indian employees during the last three years.

According to the company, as on 31 March 2013, it had 21,282 non-Indians on its rolls belonging to 118 nationalities. This is an increase of about 20% over the previous years. In 2009-10, the company employed 9,536 foreign nationals.

The company said the highest number of its non-Indian employees are Britishers with a share of close to 19% followed by Americans at 15.4%. About 10% of its non-Indian employees are from China where TCS has a strong presence, the Mumbai-based company said in its annual report for 2012-13.

TCS also said that the company has improved the ratio of women in its total workforce to 32.40% at the end of FY13 as compared to 31.60% as on March 31, 2012. "Our progressive policies and customised programmes such
as executive education programme for women in mid-management, interactive forums and women discussion
circles address the aspirations and needs of our women employees," it added in the report.

In FY13, TCS remained the highest recruiter in the industry with a gross addition of 69,728 employees out of which 59,276 were in India and the remaining 10,452 were made outside India. The gross addition includes 1,368 people who were in-sourced from customer organisations globally.

At the end of FY13, TCS's headcount stood at 276,196, an increase of 15% over the previous year.

For fiscal 2014, the company visited 371 campuses in India and made 24,533 offers to engineering graduates and 269 offers to management graduates. TCS also said that it has also stepped up efforts to recruit people from colleges in the US, Canada, China, Uruguay and Hungary.

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First Published: Fri, June 07 2013. 19:02 IST