July 15, 2022
1. JAPAN DAY 2022
There are concerns about IT talent shortages in Japan in the future. With that in mind, JAPAN DAY has been held each year since 2018, aiming to support Japanese companies in recruiting advanced technical personnel from India. The job fair is being held for the fifth time this year. It had been held online since 2020 due to COVID-19, but in 2022, it will be held on the IIT-H campus for the first time in three years.
2. Event summaryDate: September 24 (Sat.), 2022
Location: IIT-H Campus
Targets: Japanese companies (startups, SMEs, and large companies) interested in recruiting advanced technical personnel from India
Participation fee: Free (all travel, accommodation, and transportation expenses will be at the participants' own expense)
Number of companies: Around 10 (Subject to assessment)
Contact: JAPAN DAY Office, JETRO
3. Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IIT-H)
IIT-H is part of Indian Institute of Engineering (IIT), the top STEM higher-educational institution in India. It was established in 2008 with technical and financial support from the Japanese government at the request of its Indian counterpart. Since 2012, JICA has been providing scholarships with the aim of promoting research and personnel exchange between IIT-H and Japanese industry, academia, and government, and establishing a Japan-India network in the areas of education and research. To date, over 100 IIT-H graduates have been sent to Japanese universities as Master's and Doctoral Program students.