Education Background Verification
Education background verification is the key for every employer to hire a candidate that possesses a certain degree exactly required for an employer.
What is education background verification?
Education Verification is part of employee background screening. This is mainly done to know if the education credentials mentioned in the Resume of the candidate is correct or not. A candidate without a proper academic knowledge could be dangerous to any process in the organization. He/She may not be able to deliver as per the expectations. Hence, it could hamper the productivity of organization.
How do background check companies verify education?
Education Verification is done by contacting the College/Institute or the University directly and obtaining a confirmation on student’s records like Degree Obtained, Percentage, Date of Attending the college and passing the final exam.
Usually Education Verification takes longer than all other verification and Educations Institutions take their own time to respond on verification request and its mainly responded via post which takes time. Average TAT for Education Verification is between 2-3 weeks.
However, Employers can approach the agencies like IDA to get the specialized hand on obtaining the verification request in much lesser TAT from education institutions.