A total of 15,298 (13,298 on production and 2,000 agriculture sectors) out of 50,043 aspirants passed the test.
Impressed by dedication to work and discipline, the Korean government has also decided to double the number of quotas for Nepal.
Korea has been sourcing workers under EPS from Nepal, Vietnam, Mongolia, Thailand, China, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, Indonesia, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Kyrgyzstan and East Timor.
Nepal and Korea had signed EPS agreement on July 23, 2007. The Korean government had introduced EPS in 2004.