I create few sites collection and one search center when I search for people result shows nothing.I have no clue where i am doing wrong.

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You probably don't have User Profile Service configured properly for this.

Here's how to check: SharePoint 2013 People Search Result Empty

If you need full instructions, you can read this tutorial:

How to Configure People Search in SharePoint 2013

Let me know if you need help or have more questions.

  • Thanks @jpollar I follow your given second link and my issue resolved. I just allow mysites to crawl by create new crawl rule. (Y) – Malik Kashmiri Jan 9 '17 at 7:38
  • Excellent! Glad I could help. – jpollar Jan 9 '17 at 16:28

There are tons of things can go wrong but moving forward. please validate these prerequisites details MSDN article.

  • A Search service application must be running in the farm.
  • A Managed Metadata service application must be running in the farm.

  • User profile synchronization must be configured in the farm. If this has not been done yet, at a minimum you must complete the following procedures that are described in Synchronize user and group profiles in SharePoint Server 2013:

    • Phase 0: Configure the farm
    • Phase 1: Start the User Profile synchronization service

Setup People Search
After validating all the prerequisites start Setting up people search from this MSDN article.

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