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NIIT Ranks among Top 20 Workforce Development Companies by

New Delhi, July 27, 2015: NIIT Limited,a global leader in skills and talent development has been listed on the prestigious Top 20 Workforce Development Companies List by The US based continuously reviews companies and community colleges that provide customized corporate training services and conducts an annual assessment to determine suppliers' experience and capabilities. It continually monitors the training marketplace for the best providers of training services and technologies.

Speaking on the occasion Mr. Rahul Patwardhan, CEO, NIIT Ltd said, "We are honored to be on this list with some of the finest workforce development companies in the world. For the past three decades, NIIT has been at the forefront of skills and talent development not just in India, but around the world. It is our endeavor to train the next generation of highly skilled professionals for the current and future corporate workforce".

The list of top training companies is based on extensive research, interactions with companies around the world, and thorough analysis of company's industry visibility, innovation and impact, size and growth potential, quality of clients and geographic reach.

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NIIT, 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, yet comprehensive array of talent development programs. With a footprint across 40 nations, NIIT offers training and development solutions to Individuals, Enterprises and Institutions.

As part of its role in Skill India, working with the 37 Sector Skills Councils set up under NSDC, with whom NIIT has a joint venture 'NIIT Yuva Jyoti Limited', NIIT is rolling out curriculum and courses to meet the needs of entry-level skills, re-skilling and upskilling of the workforce for leading Indian corporates and MNCs, with a commitment to train 10 million people across 16 industry sectors over the next 5 years, across every state and district in India.

As part of its role under Digital India, at the recent NASSCOM HR Summit, NIIT announced that it will work with IT/ITES majors and with Corporate India to assist companies in successfully making the transition to becoming digital businesses, by offering state of the art new age programs in social, mobile, analytics, cloud computing, as well as special programs specifically designed to support the unique workforce needs of the growing startup community.

NIIT today supports the world-wide training needs of majors in US, EU, Asia; across many industries like Oil & Gas; Banking & Insurance; Pharma & Life Sciences, Mining; Technology, Higher Education; etc.

About NIIT

Established in 1981, NIIT Limited, a global leader in Skills and Talent Development, offers multi-disciplinary learning management and training delivery solutions to corporations, institutions, and individuals in over 40 countries. NIIT has three main lines of business across the globe- Corporate Learning Group, Skills and Careers Group, and School Learning Group.

NIIT's Corporate Learning Group (CLG) offers Managed Training Services (MTS) to market-leading companies in North America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania. The comprehensive suite of Managed Training Services includes custom Curriculum Design and Content Development, Learning Administration, Learning Delivery, Strategic Sourcing, Learning Technology, and Advisory Services. With a team of some of the world's finest learning professionals, NIIT is dedicated to helping customers increase the business value of learning and development (L&D). Built on the sound principles of 'Running Training like a Business', NIIT's Managed Training Services and best-in-class training processes enable customers to align business goals with L&D, reduce costs, realise measurable value, benefit from rock-solid operations, and increase business impact.

NIIT's Skills and Careers Group (SNC) delivers a diverse range of learning and talent development programs to millions of individual and corporate learners in areas including Banking, Finance & Insurance, Soft Skills, Business Process Excellence, Retail Sales Enablement, Management Education, Multi-Sectoral Vocational Skills, Digital Media Marketing, and new-age IT. These programs are delivered through a hybrid combination of the 'Cloud Campus' online platform, satellite-based 'Synchronous Learning Technology' and a physical network of hundreds of learning centers in India, China, and select markets in Asia & Africa. The flagship multi-disciplinary course offerings include the industry-endorsed RevGNIIT program and a set of Post Graduate Programs for students from different streams, apart from a wide range of specialist short duration programs.

To further strengthen its SNC portfolio in India, NIIT has tied up with industry majors like ICICI Bank for NIIT Institute of Finance Banking Insurance& Training Limited, IFBI; leading business schools in India for NIIT Imperia; Genpact for NIIT Uniqua; and a joint venture with NSDC for NIIT Yuva Jyoti Limited. Besides this, for the China market, NIIT has tied up with governments and software parks in Guian, Chongqing, Wuxi, Suzhou, Changzhou, Zhangjiagang, Haikou and Dafeng, for state-of-the-art public-private partnership centres.

NIIT's School Learning Group (SLG) has been providing technology based learning to over 15,000 government and private schools in India, Bhutan, South Africa and the Middle East. The futuristic NIIT nGuru range of learning solutions for schools comprises Interactive Classrooms with digital content, technology-driven Math Lab, IT Wizard programs and Quick School - an Education Resource Planning software.

As the Most Trusted Brand in India for 3rd year in a row (Brand Trust Report, 2015), 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 seven 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 Yuva Jyoti Ltd was recognized as the Best Vocational Education and Skill Development initiative at the World Education Summit, 2014.
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Prateek Chatterjee
Vice President, Corporate Communications & Marketing, NIIT Limited
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