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NIIT introduces ‘Python’- the next generation programming for developers

Aims to create a pool of 'Ninja programmers' having expertise in Python.

New Delhi, November 12, 2015: NIIT Limited, a global leader in skills and talent development, has introduced 'Programming using Python' - the next generation programming for developers. Python is considered as one of the most preferred options today, for any high performance computing. The syntax of the language is designed to be readable. A recent study has shown that Python is one of the most in-demand programming language and is ranked second in the Top 10 Popular Programming Languages of 2015.

Python is a general-purpose, high-level programming language having a large support community. Python codes are used in almost every application ranging from forecasting weather, air traffic control systems, Disney animations to information security applications. In addition, these code run behind many popular websites, such as YouTube, Bing, Instagram, etc.

The Programming using Python course from NIIT has been structured such that even a student with no programming knowledge can easily pick up the language. This course is also ideal for a student who has worked with Java or C# and now wishes to enhance his skills by learning another popular open source language. Candidates who wish to apply for this course can visit at:

Speaking on the occasion, Shivan Bhargava, Group President-Skills & Careers Group, NIIT Ltd, said, "At NIIT we are leveraging our expertise by offering a course which will be transformational for students who want to become successful Python programmers. There is a Python framework for pretty much anything, from web apps to data analysis. Hence we aim to create skilled programmers for the industry through this course."

The course offered by NIIT will help the students to construct program blocks using functions, understand construction of networked program using web services, store data to file, dictionaries and so on. Students will be trained under highly qualified experts and industry practitioners. Python is considered as an engaging programming language to learn, because of its interesting syntax features.

About NIIT

Established in 1981, NIIT Limited, a global leader in Skills and Talent Development, offers multi-disciplinary learning management and training delivery solutions to corporations, institutions, and individuals in over 40 countries. NIIT has three main lines of business across the globe- Corporate Learning Group, Skills and Careers Group, and School Learning Group.

NIIT's Corporate Learning Group (CLG) offers Managed Training Services (MTS) to market-leading companies in North America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania. The comprehensive suite of Managed Training Services includes custom Curriculum Design and Content Development, Learning Administration, Learning Delivery, Strategic Sourcing, Learning Technology, and Advisory Services. With a team of some of the world's finest learning professionals, NIIT is dedicated to helping customers increase the business value of learning and development (L&D). Built on the sound principles of 'Running Training like a Business', NIIT's Managed Training Services and best-in-class training processes enable customers to align business goals with L&D, reduce costs, realise measurable value, benefit from rock-solid operations, and increase business impact.

NIIT's Skills and Careers Group (SNC) delivers a diverse range of learning and talent development programs to millions of individual and corporate learners in areas including Banking, Finance & Insurance, Soft Skills, Business Process Excellence, Retail Sales Enablement, Management Education, Multi-Sectoral Vocational Skills, Digital Media Marketing, and new-age IT. These programs are delivered through a hybrid combination of the 'Cloud Campus' online platform, satellite-based 'Synchronous Learning Technology' and a physical network of hundreds of learning centers in India, China, and select markets in Asia & Africa. The flagship multi-disciplinary course offerings include the industry-endorsed RevGNIIT program and a set of Post Graduate Programs for students from different streams, apart from a wide range of specialist short duration programs.

To further strengthen its SNC portfolio in India, NIIT has tied up with industry majors like ICICI Bank for NIIT Institute of Finance Banking Insurance& Training Limited, IFBI; leading business schools in India for NIIT Imperia; Genpact for NIIT Uniqua; and a joint venture with NSDC for NIIT YuvaJyoti Limited. Besides this, for the China market, NIIT has tied up with governments and software parks in Guian, Chongqing, Wuxi, Suzhou, Changzhou, Zhangjiagang, Haikou and Dafeng, for state-of-the-art public-private partnership centres.

NIIT's School Learning Group (SLG) has been providing technology based learning to over 15,000 government and private schools in India, Bhutan, South Africa and the Middle East. The futuristic NIIT nGuru range of learning solutions for schools comprises Interactive Classrooms with digital content, technology-driven Math Lab, IT Wizard programs and Quick School - an Education Resource Planning software.

As the Most Trusted Brand in India for 3rd year in a row (Brand Trust Report, 2015), NIIT's learning and talent development solutions, continue to receive widespread recognition globally. NIIT has been named among the Top 20 Training Outsourcing Companies for the past seven 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. NIIT YuvaJyoti Ltd was recognized as the Best Vocational Education and Skill Development initiative at the World Education Summit, 2014

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About NIIT

NIIT is a leading Global Talent Development Corporation that is building a manpower pool for global industry requirements. The company, which was set up in 1981 to help the nascent IT industry overcome its human resource challenges, today ranks among the world’s leading training companies owing to its vast, yet comprehensive array of talent development programs. With a footprint across 30 nations, NIIT offers training and development solutions to Individuals, Enterprises and Institutions.