NIIT enters into a partnership with Sushant University to offer cutting edge courses in BFSI and IT
- To offer the University's upcoming batches of BCA and BTech in Computer Science, specializations in Banking & Finance, and StackRoute – Full Stack Product engineering respectively
New Delhi, July 16, 2021: NIIT Limited, a global skills & talent development company and leading provider of managed training services has entered into a partnership with Sushant University, one of the leading education institutions situated in Gurugram, to offer their upcoming batches of Bachelors in Computer Applications (BCA) and Bachelors in Technology (B Tech) in Computer Science specializations in Banking & Finance, and StackRoute – Full Stack Product engineering respectively.
The partnership aims to deliver Future Ready programs to improve learning and employability for fresh graduates and empower them with the necessary skills, to become Day 1 job ready Industry professionals.
Speaking on the partnership, Abhishek Arora, EVP and Business Head, Skills and Careers Business, NIIT Ltd. said, "The future ready programs have been introduced by NIIT with a profound understanding of the changing job roles in today's fast-paced economy. Through this strategic tie-up with Sushant University, we aim to provide relevant skill sets to aspiring graduates and make them job ready professionals, meeting the talent requirements of the industry."
The students opting for BCA and B Tech in Computer Science at Sushant University in admission year 2021, will have an option to enrol for these specializations which will be delivered during the 2nd and 3rd year of their degrees. The specialization programs will be delivered virtually to learners via interactive instructor-led sessions. The sessions are led by qualified Industry professionals and experienced faculty at NIIT, imparting hands-on learning techniques, industry exposure and job training. Additionally, it includes webinars with Industry professionals in every semester of the degree.
Prof Sudipto Sarkar, Dean School of Engineering & Technology, Sushant University said, "At Sushant university, we are focused towards providing specialized courses to students that help them advance in their career. We are delighted to enter into a partnership with NIIT, to introduce programs that will prepare the students towards challenging global career opportunities and make them day 1 job ready professionals".
Duration for the Banking & Finance specialization for BCA students is ~300 hours split across 2 semesters, while the StackRoute – Full Stack Product Engineering specialization, a Full Stack Development program for B Tech students is for 800+ hours split across 3 semesters. On successful completion of the programs, the learners will be provided with full placement assurance and receive certificates from NIIT.
About Sushant University
Sushant University was established in 2012 under the Haryana Private Universities Act 2006. Located in the heart of Gurugram, India's largest hub of National and Fortune 500 companies. The University has eight schools offering programmes in Architecture, Design, Law, Management, Hospitality, Engineering, Health Sciences and Planning & Development.
Sushant University has been awarded the National Education Excellence award "Best Private University in Northern India 2017" along with "CSR Excellence in Education" award for 2 consecutive years i.e. 2017 and 2018. Sushant School of Art and Architecture at Sushant University is the flagship school which started in 1989 and has been consistently ranked No. 1 Private Architecture School in India by Outlook Magazine.
Visit us: https://sushantuniversity.edu.in/
About NIIT Limited
NIIT Limited is a global skills and talent development company and a leading provider of managed training services. Set up in 1981 to help the nascent IT industry overcome its human resource challenges, the organisation today ranks among the world's leading training companies owing to its vast and comprehensive array of talent development programs. With a footprint in over 30 countries, it offers training and development solutions to Individuals, Enterprises and Institutions. NIIT has two main lines of business across the globe – Corporate Learning Group and Skills & Careers Business.
NIIT's Corporate Learning Group (CLG) offers Managed Training Services (MTS) to market-leading companies in North America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania. The Skills & Careers Business (SNC) delivers a diverse range of learning and talent development programs to millions of individual and corporate learners in areas including Digital Transformation, Banking, Finance & Insurance, Retail Sales Enablement, Digital Media Marketing, and new-age IT. NIIT has incubated, StackRoute, as a digital transformation partner for corporates to build multi-skilled full stack developers at scale. As online and remote learning becomes mainstream, the robust NIIT Digital platform connects the corporate and individual learners seamlessly and provides an environment for improving learning effectiveness and efficiency.
NIIT has been featured as the only company in Educational Services Industry, in the Fortune India 500 list 2020. The company was recognised as "Best Education Company to work with" at Indian Education Congress & Awards 2020. NIIT's learning and talent development solutions, continue to receive widespread recognition globally. NIIT has been named among the Top 20 Training Outsourcing Companies globally for the past twelve consecutive years by Training Industry, Inc. USA. Further, leading Indian ICT journal Dataquest has conferred upon NIIT the 'Top Training Company' award successively for the past 20 years, since the inception of this category.
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