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NIIT University hosts 5th Convocation Ceremony in Neemrana Campus

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· Dr. K Kasturirangan, Former Member, Planning Commission Chief Guest of the Convocation Ceremony.
· Addresses students on importance of critical thinking to build a successful career intoday’s knowledge economy
· 335 students awarded degrees.
· Students successfully placed in leading organizations across India.
Neemrana, September 26, 2015: Established with a vision to bring about innovation in higher education and learning in emerging areas of the knowledge society, the not-for-profit NIIT University (NU) today hosted its, 5th Convocation Ceremony at its Neemrana campus. Dr. K Kasturirangan, Formerly: Member of Planning Commission; Member of Parliament; Chairman, ISRO was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Also present were Mr. Rajendra S Pawar, Founder NIIT University, Mr. Vijay Thadani, Co-founder NIIT University and Prof. Rajendra Kumar Pandey, President, NIIT University.

On the occasion, 335 students were awarded degree certificates for successful completion of various programmes at NU. 8 students received Dr. Karan Singh Gold Medal 2015 and 1 student was awarded with Ram Rajindra Malhotra Medal 2015 for exemplary performances in their respective fields. The students have been successfully placed in leading corporates across India like ICICI, Riptide IO, Audi Germany, IBM India, Verizon Communication, Just Dial, Cognizant Technologies, Make My Trip, Grofers and Symphony Teleca.

Dr. K Kasturirangan, congratulated all the students on their success. He hailed NIIT University for providing excellent education and training to these students by encouraging them to think critically and apply knowledge in a constructive manner to help them excel in the real world. Dr. Kasturirangan also congratulated Mr. Pawar and his team for creating an educational institution that inculcates and fosters spirit of innovation, critical thinking and holistic learning amongst its students.

Over the years, NU has focused on building extensive linkages with the industry through active collaboration with leading organizations like: ICICI Bank, Microsoft Research, IBM Research, Ruckus Wireless (India and USA), Alcatel-Lucent, Bell-Labs Research, DHFL, SASKEN Communication Technologies and Research in Motion. It has also added Industry-linked Programmes like the MTech (GIS) in collaboration with ESRI, MBA (Finance & Banking) in partnership with ICICI Bank and Post Graduate Program in Financial Services with Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited (DHFL).

Mr. Rajendra S Pawar, Chairman, NIIT Group and Founder, NIIT University said, “I am delighted that our vision of offering holistic education to groom youth to take up the challenges of a fast evolving knowledge economy has taken off, as NU students move into real world of corporate and business. I am confident that the education that they have received here will guide them through their lives. I congratulate our team which has worked with conviction and commitment to give shape to this vision. ”

Dr. Rajendra Kumar Pandey, President, NIIT University said, “This is indeed a very proud moment for us. I heartily congratulate all the students on their success. At NIIT University we prepare our students for life-long learning and encourage them to apply their knowledge to real life situations. I am confident that these bright students will play a key role in shaping a better tomorrow.”

Established with a vision to bring about innovation in higher education and learning in emerging areas of the knowledge society, the not-for-profit NIIT University is dedicated to building great careers and ensuring excellent job opportunities to all its students. Nestled in the foothills of the Aravali range in Neemrana, Rajasthan, the picturesque 100-acre fully residential green campus of NIIT University is equipped with state-of-the-art technology-enabled methodology that is backed by a strong research-

focused curriculum for facilitating a continuous process of learning and development. Since its inception in 2009, NIIT University has made significant progress in research and innovation in curriculum development and design. Conceptualized as an institute of excellence, NIIT University provides exceptional education based on the four Core Principles that make learning industry-linked, technology-based, research-driven and seamless.
About NIIT University
NIIT University provides B.Tech programme (4 years) & the B. Tech – M. Tech Integrated dual degree programme ( 5 years) in Computer Science Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering and Biotechnology. The University imparts knowledge in technologies of the future through a cutting edge curriculum using the core principles of providing industry-linked, technology- based, research-driven and seamless education. The students from the University have bagged internships in prestigious organizations in India & abroad. B. Tech students also get the opportunity of a 6 month work experience before they pass out.

NIIT University also offers a 2 year M. Tech programme in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Educational Technology (ET). The M. Tech – GIS programme is a 2 year residential programme that offers placement opportunity. The M. Tech – ET programme is meant for educators and learning professionals from the business world aspiring to create a niche in the knowledge world . NIIT University also offers a 2 year full-time MBA programme whose concentration areas include Digital Marketing, Business Analytics, e-Commerce, Management of Technology and Banking.

The MBA Programme at NU demands and encourages the students to explore and connect with the multiple dimensions of today’s business environment.

NIIIT University recently has been awarded with the title of e-GOV campus during ET E-TECH Summit 2015.

NIIT University has also entered into an academic collaboration with University of Missouri, Kansas City, USA, which enables students to complete their B. Tech from NIIT University and M.S in Computer Science Engineering in 5 years. NU is notified by the Government of Rajasthan u/a 5 of 2010 and covered u/s 2(f) of UGC Act.

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