TERMS AND CONDITIONS
JAVA DEVELOPER PROGRAM
Ver 3.1 - 06 Aug2022
The following words andexpressions shall, unless the context requires otherwise, have the followingmeanings as set out below:
Assessment - means various forms of tests thatare conducted to evaluate the learning outcomes for each Learner in theProgram.
Attendance -means attending the Live Virtualconnect sessions by a learner for a significant part of the planned duration -.
Award/Title - is the certificate conferred to aLearner in the form of a digitally verifiable document, upon successfulcompletion of the Program and meeting all the required prerequisites forconferring the same.
Batch - is launched to facilitate the executionof a Program. A Batch is identified with its unique Batch Code, and its otherattributes such as days and time of execution, start and projected end date.Candidates are allocated a batch, to learn and complete the respective program.
Candidate - shall mean an individual meeting theEligibility Criteria of the program.
Career Guidance – shall mean the Candidates areprovided support in creating their online portfolio, LinkedIn profiling andsoft skill workshop.
Certificate is the digitally verifiable documentissued to the Learner upon completing the Program and meeting the requiredprerequisites as applicable for completion of the said Program.
Credential - shall include all the documentscertifying the age, address, degree certificate etc. obtained by the Candidate.The Candidate shall be required to produce the original of the Credentials ifrequired by NIIT or the Prospective Employer.
Eligibility Criteria - shall mean the eligibilitycriteria that the Candidate must meet before he/she applies for the program
Learner - shall mean the Candidate who has takenadmission in the said program at NIIT as per the admission criteria andevaluation process.
Learning Portal - Learners will be able to accessthe needful resources at the Learning Portal or Learning Management System(LMS) after enrollment. Learner s access to the Learning Portal will begoverned by the terms and conditions, which are available on the Portal.
NIIT – shall mean NIIT Ltd, having its registeredoffice at Plot No. 85, Sector, Institutional Area, Gurugram (Haryana) India
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Offer Letter - shall mean a letter issued by aProspective Employer offering gainful engagement/employment to the Learner tojoin their organization from a particular date and for a particular position.
Payment Option – shall mean any of the optedPayment plans as mentioned on the program page of the NIIT website.
Placement - shall mean the offer ofengagement/employment from a Prospective Employer by issuing an Offer Letter.
Placement Assurance - shall mean the guarantee ofPlacement to the Candidate who has duly complied with the mentioned Terms Conditions.
Placement Assistance – shall mean providing up toa maximum of 3 selection opportunities to the Candidates who have duly compliedwith the mentioned Terms Conditions.
Procedure - shall mean the procedure to befollowed by the Candidate for his/her Placement.
Program - shall mean the program mentioned in theapplicability section for which the Learner has taken admission at NIIT.
Program Fee - shall mean the total fee for theprogram payable by the Learner for the services opted with the program,including Admission, Tuition Fee, Placement Fee, and Funding Charges (ifapplicable). Applicable taxes to be paid on and above the Program Fee.
Prospective Employer - shall mean the third-partyorganization who may issue the Offer Letter to the Candidate for his/herPlacement.
StackRoute – shall mean StackRoute (An NIITinitiative). StackRoute is a division of NIIT that runs programs to producetop-class full-stack engineers and tech professionals with deep skills.
These Terms and Conditions(T C) shall apply to the Learner of the Java Developer Programoffered in full time or part time. The enrolled Learner is bound by the rules,regulations, timings, administrative procedures and discipline requirements asapplicable and must necessarily comply with the program guidelines.
The candidate needs to applyfor the program by filling out the online application form on . It is implied that theCandidate is fully aware of the eligibility requirements and program detailsmentioned on the website and then applying.
The Candidate needs to submit/upload the scannedcopies of the following documents and produce the originals for verificationwhen required.
1. Date of Birth:10th certificate / Passport
2. AcademicPerformance: Mark Sheet and/or Certificates of Class 10th, 12th, Graduation, Post-Graduation(If applicable)
3. Work experience(If applicable): Last salary slips, appointment letter relieving letter
4. Identity: PANCard
In the event of non-submission and/or being unableto produce the originals and/or discrepancy in the documents/informationfurnished by the Candidate, the admission will be withheld/ cancelled anytimeat the sole discretion of NIIT with no refund of the fee paid.
Selection to the program is based upon theperformance in the Admission Test (which may include Aptitude Test, LanguageTest, Programming Test, Personal Interview, etc.,).
Selected Candidates will receive the AdmissionSelection Letter by email, post which they would need to pay the applicableprogram fee on/or before the last date mentioned in the letter.
The admission selection letter is not transferableand does not guarantee the seat unless the registration formalities arecompleted within the last date mentioned in the letter or before the admissionsare closed for the batch whichever is earlier.
The registration is for a specific Program and fora specific batch with a defined delivery schedule only. Therefore, theadmission is valid for the specific program and batch and period. The candidateis expected to complete the program as per the batch schedule within thisperiod.
Due to unavoidable reasons ifthe batch start date is revised to a later date or advanced, the admissionvalidity period will be revised accordingly. Candidates will be informedthrough email about the change in the batch start date. Any candidate having anobjection to the revised schedule may write to within 7 days or beforethe revised batch start whichever is earlier and discuss alternate options,which may include cancellation of admission. NIIT will not be responsible forany financial damages/ claims due to such changes.
Candidates would not be able to take a break fromthe program or defer the admission to a later batch, once the batch has started.For any unavoidable reasons, if the batch has to be changed as per thecandidate s requirement, the candidate may have to pay the applicableconvenience charges. In case of a batch change, the days and timings of the newbatch may be different from the current batch and NIIT does not guarantee thesame batch schedule.
Admission to NIIT programs is open for learnersresiding in India only.
Foreign nationals residing inIndia seeking admission need to upload/ email a copy of the Valid Passport,Valid Student Visa for staying and studying in India, Valid registration withFRRO, and residential address proof to .
If placement service (Job Assurance / PlacementAssistance) is a part of the program offering, then for foreign nationals, theplacement service is subject to the recruiting organization s acceptance andthe candidate having a valid work visa. NIIT is not responsible to arrange awork visa, or any other requirements related to the learner s placement, andthe Learner will not be eligible for any refund of the program fee.
In case of any cancellation of the admission, therefund amount (if applicable) will be refunded to the same source account throughwhich the initial fee has been paid.
The onus of having all the valid documents,submitting the copies of the same to NIIT, and producing the originals ondemand, lies solely with the candidate. Noncompliance of the same shall lead tolegal consequences as per law.
NIIT, in the best interest ofthe Candidates, has enabled loan facilities in the association through 3rd party Finance Companies(Lender). The Loan approval will be subject to the Learner's meeting theeligibility as determined by the Lender. The loan facility is applicable forselect programs only.
Availing the loan through the Lender is optionaland is a personal choice of the candidate. Candidates can also register in theprogram by paying the full program fee without availing of the loan or canavail loan from any other source.
Candidates availing of the loan should familiarizethemselves with all the terms and conditions (such as the interest rates, EMIamount, moratorium period, foreclosure, etc.,) applicable from the Lenderbefore availing of the loan. The loan agreement is between the Candidate andthe Lender and NIIT has no role in the Loan Process.
Candidates availing of the loan, need to pay theapplicable non-refundable booking fee to NIIT within the due date as mentionedin the Admission selection letter to reserve the seat in the selected batch.
Balance program fees are to be paid after the loanis processed. Registration to the program is confirmed only on payment of thefull program fees.
If there is any delay in the loan process, and theregistration formalities are not completed before the last date of admissionfor the batch, then the Candidate will be accommodated in the next availablebatch at the time of registration. NIIT will not be responsible for any delayin either loan processing or loan disbursement.
If the Candidate s loan application is notapproved, then the Candidate can pay the balance program fee and register forthe program. If the candidate is not able to pay the requisite fee, then he/shecan apply for a refund of the booking fee. The Refund will be processed within10 working days and the amount will be credited to the Candidate s bankaccount. The refund of the booking fee is only possible if the loan is rejectedby the Lender and not if the Candidate wants to withdraw the admission offer.
Candidates availing of loan, need to pay applicableloan processing fee to the Lender at the time of loan approval. Candidatesshould pay their Loan EMIs directly to the Lender.
For Loan closure or cancellation of a loanapplication, or any dispute related to the loan, the candidate is required tocontact the Lender directly and NIIT has no role in the same.
REGISTRATION CANCELLATION /REFUNDS
The Booking amount paid is non-refundable and willbe forfeited if the registration process is not completed within the due date.
The Learner can cancel the registration or withdrawfrom the Program at any time.
If the cancellation request is submitted up to oneday before the batch start date, the Learner is entitled to a full refund afterdeducting the non-refundable fee, payment gateway charges, and applicabletaxes.
If the cancellation request is submitted on orafter the batch start date (even if the candidate did not attend any sessionsand or did not avail of any services), there will be no refund applicable.
If the cancellation of registration is due todelay/revision in starting the batch (program) from the scheduled start date orthe batch/program is cancelled, then the Learner will be eligible for a fullprogram fee refund.
If the Learner decides to discontinue the programafter the batch has started, there will be no refund of the program fee alreadypaid. If the Learner has availed any loan towards the program fee, the learnerwill carry the liability of repaying the full loan amount. If the Learner wantsto foreclose the loan or changes in the loan repayment terms, the Learnershould contact the lender directly.
For Learners with Placement Assurance, subject tothe Learner completing the program successfully and meeting all the Placementrequirements, If NIIT is not able to provide a Job offer (Only applicable forLearners with Placement Assurance) for the Learner within 90 days of theprogram completion as per the requirements, then NIIT will refund the programfee paid by the Learner after retaining the non-refundable fee component(booking amount) and any other gateway charges with applicable taxes.
If the Learner is eligible for any refund and theLearner has availed the loan facility, then the refund amount will be paid tothe Learner after settling the outstanding loan amount with the Lender. Anyrefund to the Learner will be made to the Learner s bank account only.
There will be no refund on cancellation ofregistration due to disciplinary action initiated against the Learner.
The program pedagogy follows an outcome-driven,practitioner-designed, immersive methodology.
The unique learning cycle Learn → Practice → Apply → Review → Refactor helps learners tolearn from correcting their mistakes.
The Program ensures that the learner acquires therequired skills. NIIT believes by completing all activities as per the programdesign; every individual learner will acquire the necessary skills to be jobready.
All materials referred during the program aredigital contents and code. During the program duration, learners will haveaccess to the platform to access the digital contents.
All Digital contents access provided by NIIT isstrictly for the use of the Learner during the program only and cannot becopied or replicated or electronically transmitted or misused in any manner.
The medium of instruction in the program will be inEnglish only.
Learners should abide by the program s academicmilestones and all other guidelines governing the execution and completion ofthe program. The Learner undertakes to put in his best effort towards improvingskills and knowledge by learning from the registered program.
The program is designed to be completed within theduration mentioned in hours. The Calendar time in weeks is for referencepurposes only. Actual duration is based on the Batch schedule such as Durationof the Sessions, No. of sessions in a Week, other planned / unplanned holidaysduring the period. Learners should refer to the Batch Schedule available inLearning Management System.
Since the program is outcome-driven, the Learnerwill not be able to move ahead in the program until he/she completes theassignments. Therefore, the actual duration of the program would depend on theindividual Learner s participative interest, involvement, and timely completionof the assignments/challenges.
If the Learner is not able to show progress as perthe batch schedule, then in the interest of the learner, NIIT may be compelledto transfer the Learner to another batch or schedule remedial sessions foreffective learning. Under such a situation, there might be a repetition of theprevious sessions and the planned end date of the program will be revised asper the new batch schedule. Any implications on EMIs towards the loan repaymentor moratorium period due to delay in completion of the program will be theLearner s responsibility only.
The Learner must honour the financial obligationeven if he/she decides to discontinue the program at any time.
Learners who would need to change the batch, fornot keeping pace with the current batch may have to pay the applicable batchtransfer convenience charges.
The Learner has to participate and complete all theassignments, assessments, and project work successfully. This may include butis not limited to – quizzes, practice assignments, challenges, summativeassignments, time-bound assignments, group discussions, and peer reviews.
The Learner will be awarded a Certificate, onsuccessful completion of all assignments, assessments, and project work of theprogram.
The Learner has to be a Graduate to be awarded theProgram Completion Certificate.
Learners who do not clear theassessments/assignments and have not met the attendance requirements will notreceive any certificate.
A digitally verifiable certificate will be providedto the Learners, within 10 days of the completion of the program.
Candidates enrolling for this program can avail PlacementAssistance Services subject to the Learners meeting the required eligibility criteriaand other rules mentioned below:
· Learner age is>= 18 and less than 28 years
· Learner should havecleared the Cocubes exam
· Learner shouldhave been a Graduate with and aggregate score of 50% in 10th, 12thand Graduation
Other rules which will applyfor all:
The Learner s admission must be within the Programdefined Admission norms.
The Learner must have successfully completed theprogram.
The Learner must have 100% Attendance in thePlacement Engagement Sessions.
The Learner shall create, update, maintain andshare his/her profile/portfolio through the digital platforms (such asLinkedIn, GitHub, etc) to NIIT, as required for the Placement services.
The Learner is expected to co-operate with NIIT splacement process in its entirety.
The Learner shall maintain high standards ofintegrity, attendance, punctuality, regularity, and participate in theplacement process.
NIIT shall provide adequate opportunities to theLearner to prepare and appear for the Interviews and other selection processes,to secure a placement.
The Learner shall regularly attend the placementpreparation modules, client briefing sessions, and any other sessions asapplicable.
The Learner shall attend the placement selectionprocess (written test, Interviews, any other stages), anytime and anywhere inIndia as conducted by the Prospective employer at the Learner s own cost (if sorequired).
The placement provided will be anywhere in India.The Learner shall be ready to relocate at their own cost to any location as maybe offered by the Prospective employer.
The Learner shall be provided with Placementopportunities based on their technical skills, personality attributes, academicperformance, etc. that will match with the Prospective Employer s requirements.Job opportunities in Organizations having high cut-off criteria in academicperformance will be offered to only those Learners who will meet the criteria.
Placement will be according to the terms ofemployment as laid down by the Prospective Employer and the Learner has toabide by the same.
The Learner shall be provided with the PlacementServices within 90 days of successful completion of the program.
NIIT shall be deemed to have discharged itsobligations regarding Placement Service towards a Learner under the followingcircumstances
i. For PlacementAssistance:
· If the Learnerhas received at least one offer letter as applicable for the program, from aProspective Employer
· If the Learnerhas been provided with up to a maximum of three selection opportunities,irrespective of the Learner has availed the same or not
ii. For Career GuidanceSupport:
· NIIT willorganize workshops/sessions on the creation of an online portfolio, LinkedInprofiling, and soft skills for each batch. Learners are informed about theschedule of these events through email. It is the responsibility of theLearners to attend these workshops/sessions and benefit from the same. Once theschedule is communicated to the Learners and the sessions are conducted, theservice is considered as delivered irrespective of the Learner s attendance ornot. There will be no repeat of any of these sessions
iii. If the Learnervoluntarily discontinues from the placement services
iv. non-participation or any other act ofnon-cooperation, no response to the email communication with NIIT or with thePartner Organization s Selection/Placement process shall lead to the withdrawalof the Placement services on disciplinary grounds, at NIIT s sole and absolutediscretion.
For Learners with foreign nationality, theplacement service will be subject to the prospective employer accepting theprofile and sponsoring the necessary work visa. NIIT shall not guaranteeplacement services (assurance or assistance) for foreign nationals.
The learner will not be entitled to any refund (forLearners with Placement Assurance only) once NIIT has deemed to have dischargedits obligations regarding Placement Services towards the Learner under any ofthe above circumstances, including Learner being expelled on disciplinarygrounds.
The Learner needs to have theirown desktop or laptop computer (refer to for requisiteconfiguration), Webcam, Headset with echo cancellation mic, broadband Internetconnectivity with a minimum of 20 MBPS, and Uninterrupted power supply to jointhis program.
Registration to the Program implies that theLearner has the requisite infrastructure as per the details mentioned in theproduct webpage/ Program brochure. Not having the requisite hardware andconnectivity will affect the learning.
The Learner is responsible to arrange their ownresources (hardware/ software/ connectivity) as required to attend the Program.
The Learner is fully responsible for the properfunctioning of the computer hardware and internet access.
NIIT is not responsible for the charges incurredfor the usage of hardware, software, or internet services provider fees.
For the procurement, installation, upgrade, ortroubleshooting of any hardware, the Learners need to contact their own vendorsand NIIT is not responsible for the same.
NIIT will only provide the details of the softwarerequired for the Program. It will be the responsibility of the Learners toarrange for the necessary open-source or licensed software and install it ontheir devices. Not having the requisite software will affect the learning.
For the procurement, installation, upgrade, ortroubleshooting of any software, the Learners need to contact their own vendorsand NIIT is not responsible for the same.
LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM(LMS)
The LMS will have the facility to attend onlinesessions, access to digital learning materials, session recordings,assignments, learning plans as applicable for the program.
The access to the LMS will be for the period ofprogram completion only.
To keep the Learner informed and updated about thelearning, and other services, NIIT may communicate with the Learner throughanyone/or all possible medium such as SMS/Call (@registered mobile number),email (@registered email-ID), or by post (@residential address) or message onLMS.
All such communications sent to the Learner areconsidered acknowledged and read.
Learners should be aware that by taking admissionto any program at NIIT, they have given the consent to NIIT to use theirpersonal information which includes mobile number, email id, and residentialaddress for communicating with them at present and in the future as well.
Learner confirms that laws in relation to theunsolicited communication referred in National Do Not Call Registry (the"NDNC Registry") as laid down by Telecom Regulatory Authority ofIndia will not be applicable for such communication, calls, SMS received fromNIIT, its employees, agents and/or associates.
Learners are required to adhere to the norms ofdiscipline and decorum during the Online Sessions. Non-adherence to the samemay result in consequential penal action, which may even include cancellationof Admission.
Any Learner who is found using unfair means duringonline examinations, or while doing hands-on assignments and assessments, byindulging in activities like copying, discussions, using technology-basedinstruments, or other means to cheat, will be debarred from the furthercontinuation of the Program.
There will be Zero tolerance towards any form ofcopying. If there is even a small doubt about copying, the mentor may decidenot to evaluate the assignments submitted. Mentors decision is final in casesof plagiarism.
Indiscipline shall include, but not be limited to misbehaviour,nuisance, brawl, use of foul language in the online chat forums, postingobjectionable material in the Learning Management System (LMS), use of unfairmeans at the time of assessments, being drunk, having consumed narcoticssubstances, and indulging in any act or omission which amounts to discouraging/ demeaning/ hampering the program structure during the Online Sessions.
NIIT expects the Learner to resolve all mattersrelating to the enrolled program, delivery, fees, scholarship (if any) andplacement; directly with NIIT designated officer. Any attempt to bring anyoutside influence directly/or indirectly – upon any NIIT authority or NIITPartner Organization (if any) to further impact Learner s interests, in respectof matters pertaining to the association with NIIT and NIIT Services with anyPartner Organization; would amount to a breach of admission contract andacademic norms. It would lead to debarring the Learner from availing furtherservices from NIIT and thus will lead to initiation of appropriate action.
During the course of Learner s association withNIIT, the Learner will not take part in any demonstration/agitation againstNIIT and its officials for/or on behalf of any external bodies/politicaloutfits – either as a member or a sympathizer. Any act in contravention of theabove, would be treated as prejudicial to the interest and reputation of the instituteleading to the initiation of appropriate action.
NIIT expects the Learner to notify NIIT officialsimmediately with the past and current details of any civil or criminal case(s)instituted against the Learner in any Court of Law or any complaint / showcause notice / prosecution with/by any Police Station or by any statutoryauthority, as also the Learner will notify any outcome of such complaint toNIIT in writing. Any act in breach of this term or suppression of facts wouldentail initiation of appropriate action as deemed fit by NIIT/PartnerOrganization.
Learners are also supposed to abide by the privacypolicy, the terms and conditions mentioned in the LMS, and NIIT Student App atall times. Any unethical and unprofessional conduct by the Learner shall causecancellation of admission and forfeiture of the Program fee.
NIIT does not discriminate or encourage any kind ofsexual harassment of women employees or Learners. Anyone found in violation ofthe same will be dealt with, as per the law.
Candidates enrolling in the program, confirms theunderstanding that this program is being offered through Online admission andthe training is delivered online, and they are medically fit to undergo thesame without any constraints.
Since the program is backed with PlacementAssurance, the placement of the candidate post completing the programsuccessfully is subject to the candidate clearing the medical fitnessrequirements of the recruiting organization.
If the candidate is unable to clear/satisfy themedical requirements, NIIT will not be responsible for the placement of thecandidate and there will be no refund of the program fee. In such cases, NIITshall be deemed to have discharged its obligations towards the learner splacement.
NIIT reserves the right to amend, modify, withdrawor substitute any of the terms and conditions without any prior notice.
The changes may be necessitated due to NIIT s focuson continuous improvement of the processes and services, research anddevelopment in the methodologies, pedagogy, technology obsolescence, industryrequirements, and statutory compliances.
All amendments will be updated in the Terms andConditions section of the LMS and will be notified to the Learners forinformation.
The Learners would be required to read and abide bythe amendments.
LEARNER S UNDERTAKING
The candidate understands that the application formis to be filled by themselves only and they are responsible for the correctnessand completeness of the information provided including the supporting documentsuploaded/submitted. The candidate also understands and agrees that, if thedetails provided are found to be incorrect / misrepresented at any time, theadmission will be cancelled and there will be no refund of the fees paid.
A Candidate paying therequisite program fee and registered for the program confirms that theCandidate / Learner has read, understood, and agreed to allthe terms and conditions as mentioned in this document website and has notrelied on any other oral representation by the NIIT team or any 3rd party.
NIIT is not a University/Institute under UGC orAICTE act and does not award any Degrees recognized under them. NIIT is aSkills and Talent development organization providing Industry relevant trainingprograms for aspirants.