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- Introduces the 1st program under digiNxt series on the occasion of 26th anniversary of the Nagpur Centre
Nagpur, September 1, 2016: NIIT Limited,
a global leader in skills and talent development, today announced the launch of 'Java Enterprise Apps with DevOps,' in the city, on the occasion of 26th anniversary of the Nagpur Centre. As part of NIIT's strategic focus to offer futuristic courses in IT under the Digital Transformation series, this program is the 1st offering under the digiNxt portfolio for students in Nagpur. The launch was announced by Ms. Rina Sinha, NIIT Nagpur, present during the occasion.
As part of the anniversary celebration, NIIT Nagpur organised a programming competition Techathon. Budding programmers from reputed colleges showcased their talent in programing language in C, C++, and Java. The contest was aimed to bring out the logic and the complexity in solving the given set of programs. Almost 300 students from 5 colleges participated in the contest. NIIT Nagpur will be covering about 15 colleges and 1000 students as part of its 26th anniversary celebrations. The winners will be awarded with gifts and certificate from NIIT.
Over the last 26 years, NIIT Nagpur has trained and placed thousands of youth from the city in leading corporates like Infosys, Capgemini, Wipro, Astral, ICICI Bank, Persistent Systems Ltd, Infocepts, e Caliber to name a few. The centre has added more than 200 students for Post Graduate Diploma in Banking Operations and other IT programs. Taking a step forward, NIIT will now offer futurist program in 'Java Enterprise Apps with DevOps'to cater to the changing future-skill-sets requirement of the industry and help create job-ready talent pool for the fast evolving global economy.
Speaking on the occasion,
Mr. Prakash Menon, President, Global Skills & Careers Group, NIIT Ltd, said, "This is indeed a very proud moment for all the NIITians, and I congratulate the team for splendid 26 years' journey of NIIT Nagpur. Today, we are at the threshold of a transformational change to evolve as a leader in the Digital Learning space, driven by upskilling and talent development requirements of the Digital economy. Towards this we have launched Java Enterprise Apps with DevOps under our digiNxt portfolio to help create a talent pool armed with futuristic skill-sets aligned to the industry needs. This move indicates our commitment to offer innovative training programs that will ensure rewarding careers in today's time."
Java Enterprise Apps with DevOps will encompass the various aspects of enterprise app development while enabling a learner to implement these aspects through project-based learning methodology. The students are expected to spend at least 70% of their time on project work during the program. The upcoming batch would be working on two projects- Development of E-Commerce Portal and Collaboration Platform. On successful completion of the three-month program students will be offered 100% placement assistance for Java Enterprise Developer roles by NIIT. The first batch will start from October 1st Week. For more details, please visit
According to MIT Centre for Digital Business, 77% of organizations consider missing digital skills as the key hurdle to their transformation strategy. Therefore, Indian & Global IT Companies are investing heavily in building digital transformation skills to enable their clients transform digitally. As organizations are building talent pool, the most-sought after skill sets include: Product Engineering, Business Analytics, Cloud Technology and Architecture, Mobile Apps, Internet of Things and Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence.
To cater to this need, NIIT is introducing career programs in Java Enterprise Engineering with DevOps, Big Data & Data Sciences, Web Technologies, Databases Systems, Cloud Computing, Mobile, Infrastructure Management Services (IMS), Cyber-Security, Enterprise Application, Telecom & Embedded Systems, Project Management, Internet of Things (IOT), Visual Design, Game Development, Design Thinking, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, and Virtual Reality. Graduates and graduating students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics will be eligible to apply for these programs.
Established in the year 1990 NIIT Nagpur offers new age training programs in Executive Management, Banking and Finance, Digital Marketing and Social Media, Cloud & Mobile Software Engineering, Big Data and Business Analytics, e-Commerce & Business Administration and Cloud Computing & IT Management. The centre will now provide the Java Enterprise Apps with DevOps and will gradually shift the whole general IT education and training modules towards futuristic technologies like Robotics, IoT, Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning etc.
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, Retail Sales Enablement, Management Education, Multi-Sectoral Vocational Skills, Digital Media Marketing, and programs in digital transformation technologies. 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 GNIIT – Digital Transformation program and a set of
DigiNxt 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 YuvaJyoti 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 has introduced - StackRouteTM, an initiative to produce the world's best full stack programmers. StackRouteTM aims to create multi-skilled, and multi-disciplinary programmers who can become key members of high-performance teams in top notch product engineering companies, start-ups, and IT firms. Further the company has also launched NIIT.tv – a digital learning initiative that brings skilling from NIIT classrooms to every digitally connected Indian, for free, at any time and place of their choice. A disruptive innovation by NIIT for the education space. NIIT.tv will deliver for the very first time, skill-based live courses as well as on-demand courses to the masses, through the digital medium.
As NIIT's wholly owned subsidiary for its K-12 school learning initiative - MindChampion Learning Systems Limited, is providing technology based learning to around 2,000 private schools across India, reaching out to more than a million students. 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 Training Brand in India for 4th year in a row (Brand Trust Report, 2016), 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 nine 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.
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