Screening Terminology

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Academic Verification

Academic verification refers to verifying the validity of the academic qualification claimed by a Data Subject. Such process is often processed to connect with the corresponding education institution, authorized regional verification agencies or education bureau.

Academic verification is often also being called as degree verification, qualification verification or education verification. With an increasing number of diploma mills and fake degrees, academic verification has become a vital item in an effective background check program.

The required time for academic verification varies across different countries and regions depending on the data availability and local practice. As new technologies are being utilized by different universities and academic institutions nowadays, the required time to complete an academic verification has been shorten quite a lot.


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