completes 27 glorious years of empowering meritorious students with numerous
challenging opportunities across multiple sectors
New Delhi, October 22, 2018: NIIT Limited, a global leader in Skills and Talent Development, announced India's most significant IT & New-Age Careers Scholarship Programme - 'Bhavishya Jyoti Scholarship', to reward meritorious students desirous of building successful careers in today's digital economy.
Based on the student's performance in an aptitude test, NIIT will be offering scholarships across the country this year, in new-age career Programmes like Digital Marketing, Banking and Finance, Data Analytics, Accounting & Business Analytics along with scholarships in other career verticals. The scholarship examination is being conducted across hundreds of NIIT education centres, in the country and will continue till 31st October 2018.
In addition to students who have completed their Class XII or equivalent, graduates/or those currently pursuing graduation and post-graduation Programmes are also eligible for NIIT Bhavishya Jyoti Scholarship. The application forms for the test are available at NIIT education centers across the country.
Bhavishya Jyoti Scholarship will reward fee waivers of up to Rs 36,000 across the country this year. For over 26 years, these scholarships have offered endless opportunities to students, to prove their aptitude in the field of IT and other futuristic careers across verticals.
Mr Anurag Gupta, Head, Career Education Business- India, NIIT Ltd., said, "At NIIT it has been our constant endeavour to offer challenging career opportunities to aspiring students in emerging areas of the digital economy. Over the past 26 years the scholarships have benefited over 5.2 lakh students. This has enabled a large number of job-ready professionals across different sectors."
Bhavishya Jyoti is one of India's most recognized and trusted scholarship Programmes with 26 years of market presence that has benefitted over 5.2 lakh students since its inception. It is a unique initiative by NIIT to recognize, empower and attract students in NIIT ecosystem and reward students desirous of building successful careers in diverse industries. The Scholarship was launched by NIIT in 1991, to enable financially challenged meritorious students to pursue careers in IT and other new-age Programmes.
NIIT is a leading Skills and 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 and comprehensive array of talent development Programmes. With a footprint across 40 nations, NIIT offers training and development solutions to Individuals, Enterprises and Institutions. NIIT has three main lines of business across the globe – Corporate Learning Group, Skills & Careers Business and MindChampion Learning Systems Limited.
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 Programmes to millions of individual and corporate learners in areas including Digital Transformation, Banking, Finance & Insurance, Soft Skills, Business Process Excellence, Retail Sales Enablement, Management Education, Multi-Sectoral Vocational Skills, Digital Media Marketing, and new-age IT. As NIIT's wholly owned subsidiary for its K-12 school learning initiative - MindChampion Learning Systems Limited (MLSL), provides futuristic NIIT nGuru range of learning solutions for schools comprising, interactive Classrooms with digital content, technology-driven Math Lab, IT Wizard Programmes and Quick School - an Education Resource Planning software. The Training.com learning platform is an NIIT initiative for advanced career Programmes, which are delivered live by industry experts in an immersive and interactive online mode, combining instructor-led classrooms with the convenience of accessing the training sessions from anywhere.
As the Most Trusted Training Brand in India for 5th year in a row (Brand Trust Report, 2017), 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 eleventh 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 has also been featured as the 'Most Respected Education Company'- 2016 by leading financial magazine, Business World. NIIT.tv – a disruptive innovation by NIIT, won the prestigious award for 'Educational Technology, at the Indo-American Education Summit 2016.
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