Pearson VUE India to deliver online certification exams for the Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI)

New Delhi – Pearson VUE, the global leader in computer-based certification and licensure testing, announced today it will be delivering a new six-month online certification program for the Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI).


The ASCI has a long heritage of executive education, specializing in the training of civil servants of corporate and government sectors and urban management since 1956.


In partnership with Pearson VUE, ASCI will be launching a new internationally recognized certification in ‘Strategic Human Resource Management’. The self-taught modular course will cover topics including the shift from the traditional role of HR to a more strategic one, recruitment, selection and strategic onboarding, employee professional development and employee engagement. Through studying a range of best practice scenarios, candidates will be better able to align the HR function with their employer’s organizational goals, after pursuing this new online certification.


Competency-based credentials in HR are growing in popularity in India; busy working HR professionals will benefit from being able to take their exam from home with Pearson VUE’s online proctoring solution.


‘’With the world’s largest workforce, the scale and opportunity for the human resources function in India is unlike any other market,’’ explained Divyalok Chetan Sharma, Vice President, Business Development – India and SAARC at Pearson VUE. ‘’We are honored to be playing a part in driving the recognition and future growth of the HR profession through this prestigious testing partnership with ASCI.’’


‘’Pearson VUE has an impressive track record in the professional services sector in India and provides best-in-class technology solutions to support candidates in their professional endeavors. We look forward to attracting many more applicants to our new program in 2022 and beyond,’’ said Prof. J. Swarnalatha, Professor – HRM, Administrative Staff College of India.


Registrations for the ‘Strategic Human Resource Management certification’ will start from March 2022.