South Korea increases quota for Nepali migrant workers

Published On: February 27, 2017 08:17 PM NPT By: Republica


KATHMANDU, Feb 27: South Korea has increased quota for Nepali migrant workers for 2018. Korea, which is taking 3100 Nepali migrant works through Employment Permit System (EPS) in 2017, has decided to increase the number by three times in 2018.

According to EPS Center, the Korean Human Resource Department has informed that the Korean government will take 10,200 Nepali workers in 2018. Among the 10,200 workers, Korea has been seeking 6,200 workers for agriculture sector and 4,000 for production sector

The Center is planning to open applications for Korean language test from March 22 to March 31 and conduct the exam by mid-June.

According to the Center, the candidates can apply online. Because of the online facility, the candidates do not have to stay in queue for hours to submit their application, said the Center.


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