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NIIT announces first nationwide TOEIC test

New Delhi, September 12, 2008: NIIT, a leading Global Talent Development Corporation today announced that it will hold the first Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) test in the country on September 28, 2008 across Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi NCR, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune.  TOEIC test is a global standard for communicative English ability in the international workplace and is part of Educational Testing Service (ETS) suite of products.

TOEIC Test Details

Test Fee 

Rs 2,495/- (Introductory offer Rs 2,000/- for students with valid identity proof)

Date of Tests

September 28th, October 19th, November 23rd and December 21st

Test Centers

Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi NCR, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune.

Periodicity of Test

Every Month


Within One Week of conclusion of test accompanied with Certificate from ETS accepted in over 90 countries


Nearest NIIT Education Center or call




Aimed at helping professionals at workplace, college students, students in professional learning programs and people aspiring to work and communicate effectively in the ever shrinking global village, the TOEIC test is a first of its kind joint initiative of NIIT and ETS to enhance employability and provide competitive advantage to Indian organizations in the global market place.

Initially the TOEIC test will be offered across 10 centers in 8 major cities, we plan to soon roll it out across 20 cities in the next three months,” said Ashish Basu, President, New Business Incubation, NIIT Ltd.

TOEIC® test is offered in about 90 countries around the world with more than 9000 companies, government and public offices and other organizations, leveraging the test as established industry benchmark for assessment of candidate’s proficiency in English for international communication.

Scheduled to be held every month, the TOEIC test is priced at Rs 2495 with a special waiver for students desirous of taking up this assessment test. As part of the preparation kit for the test, NIIT will provide aspiring candidates with an e-Learning CD that will contain the examinee handbook and a sample test, while attempting to quell all information seeking queries on TOEIC.

About the TOEIC® test

“TOEIC®” is the branded name for the Test of English for International Communication. The TOEIC test is a global standard for communicative English ability in the international workplace. It is taken by nearly five million people in 90 countries.

About NIIT

NIIT, Asia’s No. 1 IT trainer and leading Global Talent Development Corporation, offers learning and knowledge solutions to 5 million students across 34 countries.

Leading IT magazine Dataquest has conferred upon NIIT, the Top IT Training Company Award 2007. Rated among India’s Business Superbrands 2008, 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.

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 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.

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.

For media queries, please contact:

Prateek Chatterjee, NIIT Ltd, Ph: +91 124 4293041; Email: or

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