Sending invites to candidates

To invite candidates, follow these steps:

  1. Log into your HackerEarth Recruit account using your admin credentials.
  2. Click Tests.
  3. Navigate to the test for which you want to invite candidates.

    You must publish the test to be able to invite candidates. 

  4. Click Invite Candidates.
  5. Enter the following information:

    1. Candidate email ID: Enter the email ID of the candidate who you want to invite. You can enter multiple candidate’s email IDs in the mentioned format.

      Note: If the candidate does not have an account on HackerEarth, it is automatically created when you send the invite.


    2. Invite email: By default, HackerEarth Recruit provides an invite email template. You can edit the subject and body of this template.

      Important: You can send a maximum of 150 invite emails at a time. For example, if you want to invite 300 candidates, you will have to do it in 2 batches of 150 candidates each.

      For more information, see Invite email template
  6. If you want to select the option of sending system-generated reminder emails for the test, then you can enable the option. 
  7. You can also select the duration after which your sent invites will expire and get credited in your account.

  8. Click Invite Candidates.

You have successfully invited candidates to take the test. A notification is displayed on top of your screen.


You cannot re-invite candidates who have already been invited for the test. If you try to invite such candidates, the following notification appears is displayed on your screen: