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NIIT receives Dataquest Top IT Training Company Award 2009
- NIIT has been receiving the coveted award consecutively since the inception of the award category
New Delhi, September 22, 2009: NIIT, the leading Global Talent Development Corporation, has once again been conferred the ‘Top Training Company Award 2009’ by the country’s leading IT publication group Cybermedia, the publisher’s of Dataquest. NIIT has been receiving the coveted award successfully for the last 16 years since the magazine introduced this category.
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. The company continues to provide innovative range of programs as a solution to manpower needs in the IT industry.
On receiving the trophy at the award function organized by Cybermedia group, in the capital recently, NIIT COO P.Rajendran said, “We are really pleased to receive this award once again and that our efforts to improve and bring about innovative solutions in IT training have been acknowledged across the Industry.”
NIIT received the award for its talent development initiatives across the world, in the year 2008-09. In its annual IT industry survey, leading IT magazine, Dataquest, reports that NIIT has further strengthened its leadership position in the Indian IT training and is 1.5 times the combined revenue of the next 4 competitors. NIIT’s revenue of Rs.1148 crores in 2008-2009 formed 30% of the total IT education market in India.
The Indian IT education market has grown by 13% to reach Rs 3156 crore in FY 09, whereas e-Learning grew 14% with 671 crore in the year. Within the IT training market, Individual training segment grew by 15% to reach 1357 crore and corporate training grew by 11% to reach 1799 crore.
Recently NIIT’s innovative learning solutions received three awards in the Digital Learning India 2009 Awards category. NIIT was also honoured with the CIO 100 Award 2009 for exceptional work in IT leadership worldwide.
About NIIT
NIIT Limited, leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia’s largest IT trainer, 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 successively for the past 15 years, since the inception of this category. Rated among India’s Business Super brands 2008, NIIT’s Individual Learning Business offerings include industry-endorsed programs for students seeking careers in IT - GNIIT, Edgeineers and Globalnet+ for IT professionals.
NIIT has provided computer-based learning to over 12,000 government and private schools. The futuristic NIIT eGuru range for schools is a holistic education package that comprises of Interactive Classrooms (an embedded Teaching Learning Material, that uses elements of interactivity, automation and web links library); Math lab (technology tools that enable school students to learn and explore mathematical concepts); IT Wizard (equips the students with core computer knowledge and IT skills); and Quick School (an Education Resource Planning solution for School Management).
For working professionals, NIIT Imperia, Centre for Advanced Learning, offers Executive Management Education Programs 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 corporate in Banking, Financial Services and Insurance.
NIIT Uniqua, Centre for Process Excellence, addresses the increasing demand for skilled workers in the business and technology services industry by providing training programs in relevant areas. 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.
NIIT delivers a tailored combination of catalog learning products, technology and services through Element K offerings. These include: lab®: hands-on labs, instructor-led courseware, comprehensive e-reference libraries, technical journals, and Knowledge Hub™: hosted learning management platform. This makes NIIT the first and the best choice for comprehensive learning solutions, worldwide.

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