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NIIT Dimapur: Creating future entrepreneurs
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Published on 27 Dec. 2010 12:05 AM IST
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NIIT Dimapur Centre has been at the forefront of IT revolution in Nagaland for the last 10 years. There was a time when many educated people also believed that internet was of no use in Nagaland.
Despite that, NIIT Dimapur has been ofering free flow of internet for its students at a time when many people believed that youth of Nagaland may not be able to cope with IT technologies.
Today, NIITians of Nagaland are there in every IT hub of the country bringing laurels and money to the state.
More than a thousand NIITians of Dimapur are serving in various reputed organizations across the country, besides many entrepreneurs.
Royal Tigers of NIIT Dimapur centre have been striving hard to eradicate the menace of unemployment from Nagaland. This has resulted in the team getting Top Achiever Team’s “Leaders Brave All” Trophy twice, besides being in the Top 50 Business Partners of NIIT Ltd.
NIIT has always been encouraging Nagas to become entrepreneurs with IT education. NIIT Dimapur strives to maintain 50% Nagas in the team. It also has the distinction of being ranked 9th in the nation earlier for the placements amongst NIIT Network Centres and also, repeatedly won various accolades for the team’s performance.
NIIT Dimapur has been organizing many events for the benefit of youth of Nagaland like National IT Aptitude Test (NITAT), campus interviews, career guidance seminars, mock interview sessions and offering free courses to many meritorious or talented youths of Nagaland, besides lecturers of colleges. This year on Teachers Day, NIIT Dimapur offered free swift professional course to two of the nominated candidates of the principals of all secular colleges in Dimapur district which began from September 8.
NIIT Dimapur had been pro-actively launching the latest technologies in Nagaland for the benefit of the youth. Freshest technologies first is its motto which led to change seven curriculums in one decade because of which today, NIIT Dimapur proudly offer latest of microsoft, sun microsystems, oracle, SAS, tally, adobe, compTIA, Linux, EMC, planetworkz, B.Sc. (IT), M.Sc.(IT) courses under one roof at the centre.
The centre began with just two semester offerings of GNIIT program in software engineering under GNC curriculum with 112 seat capacity at the centre.
Today, NIIT Dimapur boast of offering the latest 6-semester Multi-Track GNIIT program under Industry Endorsed Global Curriculum version 2 with more than a thousand seat capacity. NIIT Dimapur also caters to different streams such as GNIIT in Software Engineering, Global Networking and Information System Management and Business Systems in Information Management. Thousands of school as well as college students have benefited from the training.
6-semester Multi-Track GNIIT is the flagship program of NIIT which is unique in many ways. It hones the soft skills as well as tech skills of the GNIITians to make them a complete professional- ready to work from day one at the recruiting organizations. Information search and analyzing skills, live projects, module centric learning architecture, niitstudent.com, professional practice, technology obsolescence guarantee are some of the prominent features.
Realizing the placement potential of GNIIT Program, State Bank of India has offered study loans for GNIITians. GNIITians have repeatedly been recognized as Recruiters’ First Choice by Dataquest magazine. Recently, NIIT centre-in-charge, Imsurenla Imchen who is a NIITian won the Award of Excellence from NIIT’s chairman.
Government of Nagaland has also endorsed the GNIIT program by sponsoring candidates under Chief Minister’s Corpus Fund and Year of Capacity Building for GNIIT training at the centre through department of planning and co-ordination and department of information technology and communications.
NIIT Dimapur awarded the GNIIT Diploma to 21 candidates who have already earned while they were learning. Also, NIIT Dimapur constructed new Conference Hall for more services towards the NIITians. The centre is proud of their contributions since 2000 for the development of Nagaland and strives to do more to bring out the very best in every one of the NIITians with the blessings of Almighty Lord and well wishers.
Now, NIIT has nationally launched Bhavishya Jyoti Scholarships for the consecutive 20th year. Any 12th pass student in the age group of 18-25 years may avail this scholarship upto `50,000 to pursue GNIIT Program. Besides these, there are many more courses on special offers. This is the best time for anybody to enroll for NIIT programs with special offers. So, visit NIIT Dimapur Centre today at Marwari Patti or call Ph: 229145/9612171341.
Ajay Sethi, MD, Lord’s Infotech Management (P) Ltd.& Head of Centre, NIIT Dimapur Centre is an entrepreneur and social worker who is also an Executive member of Lions Club of Dimapur, Indian Red Cross Society, CII, Marwari Yuva Manch, Dimapur Table Tennis Association, Don Bosco Alumni Association, Purvottar Pradeshiya Marwari Sammelan, UNESCO,Akhil Bhartiya Vidya Parishad. He is a 5th generation Dimapurian. He runs the company along with his brother directors Arun Sethi and Anil Sethi. For more details, one may visit www.niit.com

 
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