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    What is the difference between Offer letter and Appointment letter?

    I got placed through campus placement and got offer letter after some days mentioning my CTC, Job profile etc. What does it mean by appointment letter when I got all the details of joining through offer letter.

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    Re: What is the difference between Offer letter and Appointment letter?

    An appointment letter is to inform person that he has been selected for the job where as a job offer letter is a document that confirms the details
    such as type of job,salary etc. of employment which the employer and the candidate have agreed to for his employment during the time after acceptance
    of the employee for the job.

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    Re: What is the difference between Offer letter and Appointment letter?

    offer letter doesn't mean that you are appointed.it means you are placed through campus recruitment and offering a job.it also gives you time to decide whether to join in the job or not because they have given the details of salary etc.appoinment letter is sent when they want you to join in the job.there are cases where people received offer letters from reputed companies and waited for appointment letter for months.

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    Re: What is the difference between Offer letter and Appointment letter?

    Hello,

    Offer letter is the one which you get at the time of your interview.
    It states your placement in that company and the package and the CTC.
    But it does not say anything about the joining date of the employee.
    Appointment letter is the one in which you get the joining date from your company.

    -Regards

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    Re: What is the difference between Offer letter and Appointment letter?

    ~Hi~



    _OFFER LETTER_



    • It is the Document that conforming Job Offer,


    • It States the Details of Job Offer Including Position, Description, Salary & Other Benefits,


    • It is up to your Wish To Decline or Accept Employment In the Concern Company.




    _APPOINTMENT LETTER_




    • After the Offer Letter is Issued Appointment Letter is the Next Step of Interaction between Company & Employee,


    • Appointment Letter is the Guarantee about the Job & Position in that Company,
    ​​​

    • If you Sign your Appointment Letter Confirms your Acceptance of Terms & Conditions of the Company.





    Thanks!!!


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    Re: What is the difference between Offer letter and Appointment letter?

    Offer Letter - It is an offer given by the company to join their firm. you can join or neglect this offer if you have any another offers. It is not a compulsion to join that firm.In this offer Letter a time period will be mentioned for the see your efficiency & if you succeed you will be appointed in that company with all the rules & regulations with all Bonus etc.,

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    $$ HI $$




    Offer Letter :


    • It is the one that is provided when you got selected.
    • It states the position offered,reporting structure,date of joining,salary in ctc, and location.
    Appointment Letter :


    • Provided at the time of joining.
    • It states the general terms and conditions of the organization and your date of joining details.
    • ​It also have contracts if any.

    $$ Thank you $$




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    Re: What is the difference between Offer letter and Appointment letter?



    Offer letter means you are selected for that job. This consist your salary details.

    Offer letter is just to say that you are selected for the job.

    Appointment letter means joining letter . This letter consist joining date. This letter consist On which date that you have to join in the company.


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    Hi ,

    OFFER LETTER :

    OFFER LETTER describes about confirmation of your selection for the Job .
    It contains details as

    • Nature of Job and designation
    • Salary details
    • Company benefits
    • Company Policies and rules




    APPOINTMENT LETTER :

    APPOINTMENT LETTER describes about your actual commencement of work in the company
    It contains details as

    • Date of Joining , Time & Venue
    • Agreement details
    • Medical Tests to be done
    • NSR Registration to be done
    • Mandatory proofs and documents need to be submitted on the Reporting date



    Thanks !!!!!!!!!!!! :-)

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    Re: What is the difference between Offer letter and Appointment letter?

    An appointment letter is to inform person that he has been selected for the job where as a job offer letter is a document that confirms the details
    such as type of job,salary etc. of employment which the employer and the candidate have agreed to for his employment during the time after acceptance
    of the employee for the job.

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    Re: What is the difference between Offer letter and Appointment letter?

    Offer letter does not mean that you are appointed.it means you get through campus recruitment and offering job.it also gives you time to decide whether to join in the work or not because they give the details of salary etc.apportionment letter sent when they want you to join in the job.there there are cases where people have received an offer letter from reputed companies and waiting for appointment letter for months.Offer Letter - It is a proposal given by the company to join their company. You can join or neglect this offer if you have any other suggestions.


    There is no obligation to join that firm.In this offer charter time period will be referred to see your performance & if you succeed you will be nominated in that company with all the rules & regulations with all the bonus, etc. Offer a letter means that you are selected for this work. This will consist your salary details.
    Offer letter is fair to say that you are selected for the job.
    Appointment letter means joining letter. This letter is to join date. This letter is on that date that you must adhere to the company.

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    Re: What is the difference between Offer letter and Appointment letter?

    Offer letter
    # eligible for a perticular job
    #ur position in the company
    # ur salary for that position

    Appontment letter
    # ur confermetion in the company
    # ur fixed salary & final designation
    # ur security letter towards ur job

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    Re: What is the difference between Offer letter and Appointment letter?

    Appointment letter is given to you for asking for you to come for an interview....whereas offer letter is given after interview asking you to join the company.....appointment letter contains only designation of the job and time date of interview whereas offer letter contains designation,salary and date of joining..........

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    Re: What is the difference between Offer letter and Appointment letter?

    Offer letter , as the name itself suggest, is only an offer about the job description and the package which includes allowances and others. But there is no confirmation, either before ones confirmation or at the time appointment . But the terms and conditions may not be specified at that time itself, which can be sorted out by discussion.On the other hand, Appointment letter is the real confirmation and both are committing for the terms and conditions specified in the letter . Once the Appointment letter is signed by both the parties, (one may expect to execute the bond) both should abide by it.Company can deny to issue appointment letter even after issuing offer letter

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    Re: What is the difference between Offer letter and Appointment letter?

    Offer latter is stand for the letter which is offering job for you after recruitment whereas the appointment letter is stand for the letter after confirm the job.

    So, don't confuse in this type of question. This is the simple thinking where every one can easily understand about this.

    I wish you all the best for your future job. Do batter in the workplace then you will get a batter performance in the working place.

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    Re: What is the difference between Offer letter and Appointment letter?

    HELLO SIR......

    you time to decide whether to join in the work or not because they give the details of salary etc.apportionment letter sent when they want you to join in the job.there there are cases where people have received an offer letter from reputed companies and waiting for appointment letter for months.Offer Letter - It is a proposal given by the company to join their company. You can join or neglect this offer if you have any other suggestions.


    There is no obligation to join that firm.In this offer charter time period will be referred to see your performance & if you succeed you will be nominated in that company with all the rules & regulations with all the bonus, etc. Offer a letter means that you are selected for this work. This will consist your salary details.

    ALL THE BEST........

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    Re: What is the difference between Offer letter and Appointment letter?

    first of all i want to clear that never mixup offer letter & Appointment letter.as name suggest offer letter is a letter which gives to the candidate at the time of interview.this letter will contain the information about company & your post in company & your package also.if you got offer letter then never think that you have shortlisted & will definatly get a job.its just a matter of luck.The appointment letter is that which contains the information about when you have to join the job.if you got appointment letter then it means you have grab the job.

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    Re: What is the difference between Offer letter and Appointment letter?

    HELLO SIR....

    An appointment letter is to inform person that he has been selected for the job where as a job offer letter is a document that confirms the details it means you are placed through campus recruitment and offering a job.it also gives you time to decide whether to join in the job or not because they have given the details of salary etc.appoinment letter is sent when they want you to join in the job.there are cases where people received offer letters from reputed companies and waited for appointment letter for months. such as type of job,salary etc. of employment which the employer and the candidate have agreed to for his employment during the time after acceptance of the employee for the job.

    ALL THE BEST......


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    Re: What is the difference between Offer letter and Appointment letter?

    When a company comes for a placement and take in the candidates,
    the selected candidates get the offer letter, that is the job has been offered to them.
    There will be CTC(Cost to the company) and other details.
    Appointment letter given after the Offer letter.
    Appointment letter is otherwise called as Call/Joining letter.
    The date of joining and other details like the office be reporting and whom to report will be given in the Appointment letter.

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    Re: What is the difference between Offer letter and Appointment letter?

    HI,

    Offer letter is the one which you get after being selected from the interview.
    Generally, selected candidates get offer letter around one month of being selected.


    Appointment letter is the one which you get after some months of offer letter confirming company's joining date and place.



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    Re: What is the difference between Offer letter and Appointment letter?

    i want to clear that never mixup offer letter & Appointment letter.as name suggest offer letter is a letter which gives to the candidate at the time of interview.this letter will contain the information about company & your post in company & your package also.if you got offer letter then never think that you have shortlisted & will definatly get a job.its just a matter of luck.The appointment letter is that which contains the information about when you have to join the job.It states your placement in that company and the package and the CTC.
    But it does not say anything about the joining date of the employee.
    Appointment letter is the one in which you get the joining date from your company.

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    Re: What is the difference between Offer letter and Appointment letter?

    The offer letter includes the detail of your job, like salary, leaves, rules and regulations, and many other policies. Offer letter will be provided to you when you clearly passed the interview and selected for the job. Now its your duty, too join that or not. If you are satisfied with the Job profile mentioned on your offer letter then you can continue else you can leave. If you want to continue then you can tell your decision to the company and you will receive your appointment letter, which includes the date and time of your joining. But there are many cases in which the people receive offer letter and waited for months for appointment letter. So, I suggest you to please take your decision while thinking. BEST OF LUCK......................................

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    Re: What is the difference between Offer letter and Appointment letter?

    Hello,


    offerletter is the one which is the confirmation from the company stating that the position you hired for,package they are offering,service bond details if they have any,all the benefits they are providing for the employee like medical allowances,the GDP they are offering(% in the company yearly profit),the policies of company every employee need to follow,the rules and regulation etc.It will not contain the joining date and location.The Appointment letter is the one which confirms you are date of joining in the company and the location details.
    Offerletter will provide by the company while time of recruitment,we need to wait untill the company provide a appointment letter for the joining into company and start service for the company.


    All the best.

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    Re: What is the difference between Offer letter and Appointment letter?

    HELLO SIR.........

    Offer latter is stand for the letter which is offering job for you after recruitment whereas the appointment letter is stand for the letter after confirm the job.
    So, don't confuse in this type of question. This is the simple thinking where every one can easily understand about this. as name suggest offer letter is a letter which gives to the candidate at the time of interview.this letter will contain the information about company & your post in company & your package also.if you got offer letter then never think that you have shortlisted & will definatly get a job.its just a matter of luck.The appointment letter is that which contains the information about when you have to join the job.It states your placement in that company and the package and the CTC.
    But it does not say anything about the joining date of the employee.

    ALL THE BEST......
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    Re: What is the difference between Offer letter and Appointment letter?

    Hello,

    Offer letter means that you have been selected in the Interview .
    It contains all the details of your job, about your salary , allowances etc.

    Appointment letter means that you are appointed and you can join the company as it employee.

    This is very important.

    You cannot join a company until you receive the appointment letter.

    Thank you

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    Re: What is the difference between Offer letter and Appointment letter?

    Hi,

    Offer letter is just a letter containing company's offering to you if you join that company. It would contain role, job description, salary offered, benefits etc. You are not bind to join company or to accept any terms until now.
    Once you confirm company to join, appointment letter is issued to sign on above offerings with company's terms and conditions/ contracts. Signing an appointment letter is like a mutual agreement between an employee and employer and both have to bind with its terms and conditions.
    Offer letter proves your eligibility to join that company whereas appointment letter is the confirmation of your joining in that company.

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    Re: What is the difference between Offer letter and Appointment letter?

    Hello Friend,
    Offer letter are the formal introduction of yours to company,like if you get selected today then most of the comapnies give offer letter on that day itself or with in one month.it carries all details like
    1-salary structure
    2-facilities provided in company
    3-HR policies
    4-leave policies
    5- medical/insurance policies.....etc
    however appointment letter or joining letter comes few days before your actual date of joining and you need to carry it to the company and sign it to be an employee in the company.
    here the bond duration and bond amount also mentioned and if you break the bond or leave the company then you have to pay that much bond amount.
    Thank you.

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    Re: What is the difference between Offer letter and Appointment letter?

    Offer letter is the letter which will be given to the candidate after your selection.

    offer letter is nothing but confirmation of your job.

    It contains various things like

    CTC
    Job Position
    Date of joining
    Benefits and allowances
    Salary deductions
    Health benefits etc.

    Appointment letter is the one which will be given to you by confirming that you have appointed in that position.

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    Re: What is the difference between Offer letter and Appointment letter?

    dear aspirant,
    offer letter is the one which is certifying you the offer to join the job.offer letter is long time process i.e offer letter is given and specified date also given to join the job.

    Appointment letter is the one which is given for the confirmation of the job.its a short time process.usually appointment is given for next day or on that week.

    Thank u

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