Employment Linked Skilling Program
This User Agreement describes the terms and conditions on which you are allowed to use our Website and Services provided therein.
"Account" means the account you open when you register yourself in Employer Linked Skilling Programme” on the Website. “Employer” means any individual/ entity who is present on the site to provide internship – paid or otherwise, apprenticeship or employment and undertakes any subsequent work or providing any services as required. “ELSP” means Employer Linked Skilling Program. This refers to finishing skills training program designed with the objective of getting the participants job ready by meeting the skillset needs of prospective employers. “HEI or Higher Education Institution” means an institution which is imparting by means of conducting regular classes or through Open and Distance Learning systems, higher education or research therein covered under the University Grants Commission Act, 1956, “Seller” means any Brand, Corporate, firm, Dealer or any entity who is selling a product or services and whose product or services is being promoted through ELSP platform. "Inactive Account" means a User Account that has not been logged into for a continuous period of 6 months "Intellectual Property Rights" means any and all intellectual property rights, existing worldwide and the subject matter of such rights, including: (a) patents, copyright, rights in circuit layouts (or similar rights), registered designs, registered and unregistered trademarks, and any right to have confidential information kept confidential; and (b) any application or right to apply for registration of any of the rights referred to in paragraph (a), whether or not such rights are registered or capable of being registered and whether existing under any laws, at common law or in equity. "Website" means the websites operated by HEI and its authorised representative at schoolguru.in and any related service, tool or Mobile Application (Mobile App).
By registering, accessing and/or using the Website, on clicking the button “I Agree”, it will be deemed that you have read the following terms and conditions for the usage of HEI Website and agreed to the same. HEI and its authorised partner/s reserves their right to amend this User Agreement and any linked information from time to time by posting amended terms on the Website, without any prior specific notice to any person. Please check our website regularly for any change of terms and conditions. The Website is an online platform where the HEI lists the various courses and services and invite the Students/Buyers needing these courses or services. The Website is also a platform for Employers to list their requirements (open manpower positions). The website is also a platform for Registered Users to indicate their interest for any specific Employment/ Internship or Apprenticeship opportunity.
You will not use the ELSP Course on the Website if you:
i. are not able to form legally binding contracts; or
ii. are under the age of 18; or
iii. a person barred from receiving and rendering services under the laws of India or other applicable jurisdiction; or iv. are suspended from using the ELSP Website.
the account holder is responsible for everything done with the account he or she is registered for. We may, at our absolute discretion, refuse to register a person or corporate entity as a User.
i) While using the ELSP Website, you will not:
a) post content or items in inappropriate categories or areas on our websites and services;
b) infringe any laws, third party rights or our policies, such as the Code of Conduct;
c) circumvent or manipulate our fee structure, the billing process, or fees owed to ELSP;
d) post false, inaccurate, misleading, defamatory or offensive content (including personal information);
e) take any action that may undermine the feedback or reputation systems (such as displaying, importing or exporting feedback information or using it for purposes unrelated to the ELSP Website);
f) transfer or share your ELSP account (including feedback) and Username to another party without our written consent;
g) distribute or post spam, unsolicited, or bulk electronic communications, chain letters, or pyramid schemes;
h) distribute viruses or any other technologies that may harm ELSP, the Website, or the interests or property of ELSP users (including their Intellectual Property Rights, privacy and publicity rights) or is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy, vulgar, obscene, profane or which may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to, or incite hatred of, any person;
i) download and aggregate listings from our Website for display with listings from other websites without our express written permission, "frame", "mirror" or otherwise incorporate any part of the Website into any other website without our prior written authorisation;
j) attempt to modify, translate, adapt, edit, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any software programs used by us relating to the ELSP Website;
k) copy, modify or distribute rights or content from the ELSP Website or ELSP's copyrights and trademarks; or
l) harvest or otherwise collect information about Users, including email addresses, without their consent.
ii) Further, while using our website, you will not to host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information that —
a) belongs to another person and to which the user does not have any right to;
b) is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous defamatory, obscene, pornographic, paedophilic, libellous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever;
c) harm minors in any way;
d) infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights;
e) violates any law for the time being in force;
f) deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature;
g) impersonate another person;
h) contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource;
i) threatens the unity, integrity, defence, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognisable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation.
We may charge fees for certain services.
The user/student needs to pay a Registration Fee as mentioned on the Website to enable the user to register for the Finishing Skill program under ELSP. This registration fee is non-refundable. On successful completion of the skilling program, the user shall be offered an option to seek placement assistance either in paid internship/ apprenticeship programs or employment. In such cases, after successful placement, the placement assistance service fee (Rs. 7,000 + applicable taxes) shall be charged in two equal monthly installments.
When you use a service on the Website that has a fee, you have an opportunity to review and accept the fees that you will be charged based on our schedule of Fees and Charges, which we may change from time to time and will update you by updating the same on our Website. We may choose to temporarily change the fees for our services for promotional events (for example, discounts on memberships) or new services, and such changes are effective when we post the temporary promotional event or new service on the Websites.
Unless otherwise stated, all fees are quoted in India Rupees (INR).
Any applicable tax as per the law of the land will be applied and accordingly deducted from the payment due to the User and/ or Service Providers. You must also comply with your obligations under income tax, or any other applicable tax provisions in your jurisdiction.
Unless otherwise agreed with us, you must not advertise an external website, product or service on the Website. We may display sponsor advertisements and promotions on the Website. You acknowledge and agree that we shall not be responsible for any loss or damage of any kind incurred by you as a result of the presence of such advertisements/ promotions in the Website or your subsequent dealings with the Advertisers. Furthermore, you acknowledge and agree that content of sponsored advertisements or promotions is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other intellectual property or proprietary rights and laws. Unless expressly authorised by ELSP or third-party right holders, you agree not to modify, sell, distribute, appropriate or create derivative works based on such advertisement/promotions.
You authorise us, directly or through third parties, to make any inquiries we consider necessary to validate your identity. You must, at our request: (i) provide further information to us, which may include your date of birth and other information that will allow us to reasonably identify you; (ii) take steps to confirm ownership of your email address or financial instruments; or (iii) verify your information against third party databases or through other sources. You must also, at our request, provide copies of identification documents (such as your Aadhaar card or any other identification documents etc.). We may also ask you to identification that we provide as an additional identity verification step. We reserve the right to close, suspend, or limit access to your Account, the Website and/or ELSP Services in the event we are unable to obtain or verify to our satisfaction the information which we request under this section.
You confirm having read, understood and accepted the following Terms and Conditions. In the following section, “I/me” means You as a User:
I understand that:
I. ELSP program is a skilling program and intends to fill up the skill gap that may exist in a student while he seeks internships/employment. The Website and the ELSP platform works as a bridge between the potential employers and the students seeking internships/employments who willing to employ the suitable candidates as per their requirement on the terms of the respective employer. The ELSP program, the HEI and its partner/s are not the agents & does not represent any Employer directly or indirectly.
II. Candidates will be offered such opportunities, as they are available, through their Lurningo App. Hence, Candidates must not delete the said app till such time that he secures a job/apprenticeship/internship position through this program.
III. Candidate will have to undergo the selection and recruitment processes as specified by employers. Students who pass the recruitment and selection process successfully shall be offered the internships/apprenticeships/placement.
IV. This program does not guarantee a job/apprenticeship/internship. The website just facilitates the candidate to get the proper job. However, students who do not get selected for such opportunities need not pay the placement assistance fee. Candidates will secure the job on their own merit and skills set.
V. The right to select or reject any candidate is reserved with the recruiting company.
VI. The website has not authorized any Individuals, Institute or organization (except Schoolguru) to communicate anything on its behalf & conduct/organize any such event (Walk IN, Job Fair) Interviews on its behalf to invite or place candidates for job.
VII. Online registration in ELSP will be considered as deemed approval of the candidate /Student / Job seeker/Trainee to pay placement assistance fees upon receiving an offer for internship/apprenticeship/employment and accepting the terms and conditions as applicable. The said fee shall be deducted from his stipend/salary in two equal monthly instalments.
VIII. Candidates are requested to understand their job profile and know their potential employer prior to their joining. ELSP doesn't assure any specific job profile or change in job profile.
IX. It is the duty of the candidates to verify all the whereabouts, truth and the business details and work details along with the terms and conditions and facilities offered by the employer.
X. No complaint or legal liability regarding the employer shall be entertained by the website from any candidate or from any person in the further context.
XI. The Placement Assistance Fees (PAF) charged to the candidate on successful joining is non-refundable in any situation.
XII. ELSP does not suggest/recommend/force any candidate to join any particular company/organization. Candidates should satisfy themselves in every respect before joining any company. The website is just a mediator and an independent service provider.
XIII. ELSP, HEI and the website are not responsible for any wrong, misbehavior, cheating, fraud, misrepresentation, misbelieve or legal issues committed by candidates & in such circumstances no liability will be entertained by respective entities.
XIV. I will read all training material carefully and diligently and clear the online tests prescribed with full integrity and ethics on the linkage website.
XV. I understand that I can also terminate my association with HEI any time without assigning any reason. I will inform HEI in writing and will stop using the Website or the Mobile App of the HEI. The HEI will be within it’s right to disable my user Id and access to it’s Website and Mobile App.
XVI. When I terminate my association with the HEI, I will make arrangements to settle all my liabilities with the HEI within a reasonable timeframe not exceeding 30 days from the end of informing the HEI of discontinuing my association. I will be liable for penalty or claim as deemed fit reasonable by the HEI for any delay in settling the claim beyond the 30 day period.
XVII. Before sharing details submitted by any individual on the HEI’s Mobile App or Website, the website will seek permission of the individual and will inform him/her that he/she may receive promotional calls, link of mobile app, sms or information in future on their mobile number email Id as shared. Entering of information on HEI’s website or Mobile App will construe a permission from those individuals to the above.
XVIII. The HEI can use any information about me for any promotional campaign or offers, directly or by sharing with any third party. I will have no claim on the HEI for any material gain achieved by them for any such activity.
For User Accounts that have not been logged into for a continuous period of 6 months, HEI reserve the right to close such Inactive Accounts without assigning any reasons.
HEI may close, suspend or limit your access to your Account without reason. Without limiting the foregoing, we may close, suspend or limit your access to your Account:
i. if it comes to know that you have breached, or are acting in breach of, this User Agreement;
ii. if it comes to know that you have breached legal liabilities (actual or potential), including infringing someone else's Intellectual Property Rights;
iii. if it comes to know that you have engaged, or are engaging, in fraudulent, or illegal activities;
iv. if you do not respond to our requests;
v. to manage any risk of loss to us, a User, or any other person; or
vi. for other similar reasons.
Without limiting our other remedies, to the extent you have breached this User Agreement, you must pay us all fees owed to us and reimburse us for all losses and costs (including any and all of our employee time) and reasonable expenses (including legal fees) related to investigating such breach and collecting such fees. In the event that HEI closes your Account, you will have no claim whatsoever against the HEI in respect of any such suspension or termination of your Account.
If a dispute arises between you and the website, our goal is to address your concerns and to provide you with a means of resolving the dispute quickly. We strongly encourage you to first contact us directly to seek a resolution. All claims you bring against the Website/HEI/ELSP must be resolved in accordance with the terms of this Agreement. All claims filed or brought contrary to this Agreement shall be considered improperly filed and a breach of this Agreement. Should you file a claim contrary to the terms of this Agreement, Website/ELSP/HEI may recover its legal fees and costs (including in-house lawyers and paralegals), provided that Website/ELSP/HEI has notified you in writing of the improperly filed claim, and you have failed to promptly withdraw the claim. ELSP/HEI's failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches.
You may close your Account at any time. You may write to us regarding the same.
Account closure is subject to:
i. not having any outstanding pending service or work with us or any of the associates and
ii. resolving any outstanding matters (such as a suspension or restriction on your Account); and
iii. paying any outstanding fees on the Account.
i. You will indemnify the HEI/Website (including its officers, directors, partners, subsidiaries, joint ventures and employees) against any claim or demand, including legal fees and costs, made against us by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of this Agreement, or your infringement of any law or the rights of a third party in the course of using the Website and Mobile App.
ii. In addition, we can recover any funds from your Account against any liabilities you owe to us or loss suffered by us as a result of your non-performance or breach of this User Agreement.
You must immediately notify us upon becoming aware of any unauthorised access or any other security breach to the Website, your Account or the Website/ELSP/HEI services and do everything possible to mitigate the unauthorised access or security breach (including preserving evidence and notifying appropriate authorities). You are solely responsible for securing your password. We will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from unathourised access of your account resulting from your failure to secure your password.
In no event the Website/HEI shall or related entities, its affiliates or staff be liable, whether in contract, warranty, tort (including negligence), or any other form of liability, for:
i. any indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages that may be incurred by you;
ii. any loss of income, business or profits (whether direct or indirect) that may be incurred by you;
iii. any claim, damage, or loss which may be incurred by you as a result of any of your transactions involving the Website or Mobile App.
The limitations on the HEI’s liability to you above shall apply whether or not the HEI, its related entities, its affiliates or staff have been advised of the possibility of such losses or damages arising.
It is important to read and understand all our policies.
Each of these policies may be changed from time to time. Changes take effect when we post them on the ELSP/ HEI’s Website or Mobile App. When using services on our Website, you are subject to any posted policies or rules applicable to services you use through the Website, which may be posted from time to time.
You cannot assign or otherwise transfer this User Agreement, or any rights granted hereunder to any third party.