Distance Education | IGNOU & NIIT join hands to offer industry linked career focused education

Students to Enjoy Dual Benefit of Degree Program from IGNOU & Professional Training from NIIT
Hyderabad:  Indira Gandhi National Open University – IGNOU and leading information technology training company NIIT Ltd have entered into an alliance to work jointly in education and skill building, which may help the students to get more industry specific sills. The alliance, termed as  ‘Global Partnership in Education & Skill Building for Enhanced Employability’ was announced by Prof. V. N. Rajasekharan Pillai, Vice-Chancellor, IGNOU and Rajendra S Pawar, Chairman, NIIT, today.
Under this Global Partnership IGNOU & NIIT plan to collaborate in domains like Information Technology and Management Sciences for its India and international operations. Joint Programs in IT would include programs in stand-alone undergraduate programs or combined Master’s programs. An Executive MBA will be offered as a part of management programs. The tie-up will also be extended to Finishing School programs that would be available as optional programs for IGNOU students and Alumni.
With the return of strong hiring outlook, industry would be on the lookout for job-ready talent. According to industry experts more than 900,000 jobs are likely to be created in the year 2010 in India, of with over 350,000 new jobs will be added in the IT services companies alone. As per latest industry figures announced by NASSCOM, the IT BPO exports market alone is expected to grow by 13-15 percent and the domestic market by 15-17 percent.
The IGNOU- NIIT partnership aims at initiating the process for developing a pool of industry-ready professionals by bringing together higher education and skill building.

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6 thoughts on “Distance Education | IGNOU & NIIT join hands to offer industry linked career focused education

  1. biswa prakash dash

    I am biswa prakash dash continuing gniit 4 semistar.I have interest mca please information about lateral mca then i will be greateful to you…

  2. bikas nayak

    i am bikas from hyderabad. i am a employe of a pvt oragnastion in B.p.o sector. i want to join MBA through NIIT can u help me out regarding this.

    my number-8019101942

  3. sooraj

    sir ,
    My name is sooraj from Bangalore. i am working as a Tool designer after completing diploma in tool and die making .I would like to join for the Executive MBA of NIIT & IGNOU so please guide me with the course details.

  4. Barinder Singh

    my name is barinder singh. i am working in a automobile product manufacture industry as a quality incharge last two yrs. i want to get MBA degree from NIIT & IGNOU in TQM.
    so pls send me the details of required eligibility and course details.

  5. pawan sharma


    i am working with siemens enterprise communication pvt ltd as suppert engineer from last one and half year. so i want to join the MBA so pls suggest me the B-School in india .

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