TCS to increase notice period to three months from March

India's IT services company Tata Consultancy Services is increasing the notice period for its Indian employees to three months from this March. This comes at a time with the Indian IT sector is grappling with higher attrition.

"The company has reviewed the Notice Period policy and based on employee feedback and prevailing practices decided to revert to the earlier notice period of 90 days served with effect from March 1, 2016. This will be applicable to India-based employees," Ajoyendra Mukherjee, Executive Vice President and Global Head - HR said. Mukherjee added that the notice period was three months until October 2007, when the company decided to change it.

TCS has well over 300,000 employees, the overwhelming majority of whom are in India.

A TCS spokesperson confirmed the change but declined to comment.

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