KATHMANDU, Nepal-Nepalese youths preparing to leave for South Korea via Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu, Tuesday afternoon. South Korea has recently called application for the 4th Korean language test to select around 8,200 Nepali job aspirants, 4,600 in manufacturing and 3,600 in agriculture and livestock sectors. According to Human Resource Department (HRD) of South Korea, Nepalese youth under 40 years of age are entitled to apply for Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK) that will be held on September 21-24, 2013.
South Korea has become the most attractive destination for Nepali workers. An EPS jobholder makes around $970 a month in South Korea. About 18,500 Nepalis working in South Korea are EPS workers. Photo: Nepal Mountain Focus.