Career Option in Data Processing

A.Field description

 Data Entry in India has developed well mainly due to an extremely efficient fast connection via the Internet for outsourcing requirements. Paper is becoming obsolete and online is the in thing now.

B.Education Guide
Education Details & Eligibility

To become a data entry operator one should have any graduate degree or a Diploma. Mostly for data entry operators typing skills and common sense are only the necessity but due to high competition graduates are preferred.

Basic eligibility criteria

+2 (Higher Secondary students) with any group as the majors can choose to have data entry careers.

Course Duration

There are no specific courses available for data entry careers. Since it involves typing and correction of errors a short or full time course in Linguistics could be an added advantage. More often typing certificate professionals holders are always a welcome to the data entry field.

C.Institutions that Offers this Education

The typing skills and data entry specific skills are trained by much large scale and by some Small scale private institutions in India.

D.Job Opportunities and Job Roles

A person who has completed a course successfully in data entry field has wide opportunities in the following fields

  • data processing,
  • data entry,
  • customer support,
  • team leaders,
  • managers,
  • data management,
  • document management ,
  • data mining,
  • data conversion
  • document imaging and
  • Data digitalization. 
E.Approximate Salary Range

The salary can be from Rs.7, 000 to Rs.12, 000 for freshers and increases with the persons experience and knowledge.

The following website can be browsed to find the positions held by data entry operators in the bpo sector all over India.
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