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KPMG and NIIT Imperia launch pioneering tax training programs for corporate and aspiring professionals
New Delhi, January 04, 2012: KPMG in India, in collaboration with NIIT Imperia today announced the launch of 3 new Taxation Programs- Certificate Program in Tax Regulations, Advanced Program in Tax Regulations and Diploma in Tax Regulations, primarily designed to meet the growing training needs of finance, accounting, taxation professionals and other stakeholders.

The programs will be offered in 30 NIIT Imperia centers spread across 21 major cities of the country. Admissions to the programs are open, and the batches will start in the first week of February, 2012. Students can find details of these programs at or at the toll free number 1800-266-0304.

KPMG's senior professionals will use NIIT's innovative Synchronous Learning Technology to deliver training on these Taxation Programs. The Tax diploma programs are designed to bridge the gap between theory and practice and to prepare the industry in advance for the proposed regulations of DTC and GST.
Speaking on the occasion, Uday Ved, Head of Tax, KPMG in India said, “With India standing on the threshold of major tax reforms, there is an increased demand for knowledgeable and well-versed tax experts. KPMG in collaboration with NIIT Imperia aims to cater to this demand by helping create a pool of professionals who would be equipped to deal with legislative and practical aspects of taxation and also be prepared for the new tax regimes.”

G. Raghavan, Chief Executive, Career Building Solutions, NIIT Ltd. remarked, “We are pleased to extend our offerings to now include three new programs on tax regulations by KPMG. These programs will provide an ideal platform to accounts and finance professionals who wish to gain unique insight in the field of taxation and move to the next levels in their career.”

The emphasis of the customized taxation programs is placed on technical competence and practical applications of the current tax and regulatory framework, including research and planning. Participants will be exposed to all areas of taxation, including transfer pricing, domestic and international tax and various indirect taxes (such as Service tax, VAT, Customs etc).

The one and a half month Certificate Program in Tax Regulations will enable participants to get a working knowledge of various tax laws and regulatory matters, while the one month Advanced Program in Tax Regulations will focus on finer aspects, such as interpretation of law and analysis of key judicial pronouncements and emerging trends.  The two and a half month Diploma in Tax Regulations will encompass both the above programs. Participants will be presented certificates jointly by KPMG in India and NIIT imperia on successful completion of the program.

Earlier KPMG and NIIT Imperia had launched the One and a half month ‘Advanced Certificate Program on IFRS’ to help companies and individuals transition from the Indian GAAP to IFRS. The program has enabled over 1000 professionals in the last two years to swiftly understand IFRS and assess the implications in their work environment.

About KPMG
KPMG is a global network of firms providing professional services.  It operates in 146 countries and have 140,000 people working in member firms around the world.

KPMG in India ( is the Indian member firm of KPMG International Cooperative and was established in September 1993. It has offices in Mumbai, NCR, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Chandigarh, Pune, Ahmedabad and Kochi.  KPMG is recognized as a leading tax professional services firm in India with specialists national teams, providing services to over 2000 international and national clients in India. 

About NIIT Imperia
NIIT Imperia - Centre for Advanced Learning), offers Executive Learning Programs in association with leading Business schools in India such as Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs)— Ahmedabad, Calcutta, Lucknow, IMT Ghaziabad and IIFT New Delhi. The industry partners include KPMG, Google India and Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI).

The programs are available in various formats – open or customised; general management or functional; part time long-duration or intensive full day MDPs. 

Powered by NIIT’s innovative synchronous learning technology, NIIT Imperia centres across the country are helping professionals overcome their challenges of mobility and time, and facilitating access to world-class management training.

NIIT Limited is a leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia’s largest IT trainer. NIIT Ltd. offers learning and knowledge solutions to over 5 million students across 40 countries.


For further information contact:
Prateek Chatterjee
Associate Vice President & Head Corporate
Communications, NIIT Limited
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Reema Bardhan
Corporate Communications, NIIT Limited
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