"Our conversations with students, placement officers and recruiters involved in campus recruitment point to an unmet need for efficiency and effectiveness," said Ganesan Venakatasubramanian, head, engineering, LinkedIn India in a statement on launching the solution.

Developed locally by more than 40 Linkedin employees, LinkedIn Placements enables students to apply for jobs from anywhere and anytime and stay informed.

The professional network is piloting LinkedIn Placements first in India.