New Delhi, October
04, 2008: Continuing its
commitment of providing day one ready professionals, NIIT- the Global Talent
Development Corporation, announced the availability of its first batch of
GNIITians with Microsoft Certification to meet industry requirements. The
students were felicitated by Mr Lutz Ziob, Worldwide Head, Microsoft Learning
during his recent visit to India.
Earlier this year,
NIIT and Microsoft Corporation strengthened their ongoing alliance to make
available a large pool of Microsoft Certified professionals, for global talent
requirement. The flagship GNIIT program is now even stronger in developing
software professionals, preparing them at the same time to acquire globally
recognized Certifications in Microsoft technologies, among others.
Speaking on the
occasion, Mr G Raghavan, President Individual Learning Solutions, NIIT
said, ‘Today there is an even greater need for individuals to get trained and
certified in skill sets for meeting industry requirements. The decision to embed
Microsoft Certification in our GNIIT program came about as a result of NIIT’s
clear focus to enhance the employability of students through Certifications in
leading technologies and support the industry in scouting and retaining globally
GNIIT program today
is the first IT career program in the country to offer Microsoft Authorised
Learning content. Students are skilled in the latest Developer and Database
platforms comprising of technologies like Visual Studio, .NET and SQL Server to
enhance their employability and make them industry-ready. As part of this
innovative program, GNIIT students are enabled to appear for relevant Microsoft
Certification examinations. The first batch makes available a pool of 170
Microsoft Certified GNIITians for industry absorption.
As Microsoft's Best
Learning Solutions Partner in India, NIIT has been offering training programs on
Microsoft's latest technologies, as well as basic computer education at school
level. NIIT is also training school children on Microsoft technologies, in
Private and Government schools across the states of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh,
Assam, Meghalaya and Tripura. The talent development company is Microsoft's
partner for 'Project Shiksha’ as well, in India.
NIIT, Asia’s No.
1 IT trainer and leading Global Talent
Development Corporation, offers learning and knowledge solutions to over 5
million students across 40 countries.
Leading IT magazine
Dataquest has conferred upon NIIT, the Top IT Training Company Award 2007. Rated
among India’s Superbrands (2003-05), NIIT’s Individual Learning Business offerings include: Industry-endorsed
programs for students seeking careers in IT: GNIIT, Integrated ANIIT for
Engineers (IAE) and Advanced Technology Programs for IT
professionals, NIIT Imperia, Centre
for Advanced Learning, offers
Executive Management Education Programmes in association with Indian Institutes
of Management (IIMs) at Ahmedabad, Indore and Kolkata.
NIIT Institute of
Finance Banking & Insurance (IFBI), formed by NIIT
with equity participation from ICICI Bank, offers programs for individuals and
corporates in Banking, Financial Services and Insurance.
NIIT Institute of
Process Excellence Ltd., formed in joint
venture with Genpact will address the increasing demand for skilled
workers in the business & technology services industry by providing training
programs in relevant areas.
NIIT offers turnkey
IT integration program for schools. NIIT has provided computer-based learning to over
7700 government and private schools.
Learning Solutions, offers integrated
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