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NIIT is India’s No 1 IT Trainer once again!

Dataquest confers NIIT, Top training company award 2008

New Delhi, October 24, 2008: NIIT, the leading Global Talent Development Corporation, has once again been conferred the ‘Top Training Company Award 2008’ from country’s leading ICT publication group Cybermedia, the publisher’s of Dataquest.

Established in 1981, to help the nascent IT industry overcome its human resource challenges, NIIT has today grown to be amongst world’s leading talent development companies. 

NIIT CEO Vijay K Thadani received the trophy at the award function organized by Cybermedia group, in the capital recently. 

NIIT received the award for its talent development initiatives across the world, in the year 2007-08. In its annual IT industry survey, Dataquest reported that NIIT had further strengthened its leadership position in the Indian IT training industry and is now almost double the size of combined revenues of the next 4 players put together with revenues of Rs. 1006.8 Cr, up 27% YoY in FY 2007-08.  According to the report, the Indian IT training industry reported a growth of 31% logging in total revenues of Rs 2,804 crore in 2007-08. Past trends and the continuing need for skilled talent indicate that the sector will remain on a growth trajectory.  

About NIIT

NIIT, Asia’s No. 1 trainer and leading Global Talent Development Corporation, offers learning and knowledge solutions to over 5 million students across 40 countries. 

Dataquest has conferred upon NIIT, the Top IT Training Company Award 2007. Rated among India’s Business Superbrands 2008, NIIT’s Individual Learning Solutions include industry-endorsed programs in IT like- GNIIT, Integrated programs for Engineers (NIIT Edgeineers), Infrastructure Management programs (NIIT GlobalNet+). 

NIIT’s School Learning Solutions offers turnkey IT integration program for schools and has provided computer-based learning to nearly 7.8 million students in over 9,500 government and private schools. NIIT eGuru is a comprehensive learning solution for schools.   

For working professionals, NIIT Imperia, Centre for Advanced Learning, offers Executive Management Education Programmes in association with Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) at Ahmedabad, Indore, Kolkata, Lucknow, IMT Ghaziabad and IIFT Delhi.  

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 Uniqua, Centre for Process Excellence, addresses the demand for talent in the BPO industry. This is a part of NIIT Institute of Process Excellence, a NIIT-Genpact venture.   

NIIT’s Corporate Learning Solutions, offers integrated learning solutions (including strategic consulting, learning design, content development, delivery, technology, assessment and learning management) to Fortune 500 companies, Universities, Technology companies, Training corporations and Publishing houses. 

Element K delivers learning solutions for customers and partners through a tailored combination of catalog learning products, technology, and services. The offerings include: vLab®: hands-on labs, instructor-led courseware, comprehensive e-reference libraries, technical journals, and KnowledgeHub™: hosted learning management platform.  

NIIT together with Element K is now the first and the best choice for comprehensive learning solutions, worldwide. 

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Prateek Chatterjee, NIIT Ltd, Ph: (Cell) +91 9910201085, (Dir) +91 124 4293041

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