NIIT, Asia’s largest IT training provider, brings to you an exciting world
of opportunities by equipping you with industry-relevant skills and shaping you
into industry-ready professionals.
Unique Learning Methodology
In addition to the technology deployed, the NIIT curriculum is imparted in a
unique way. The special features of NIIT training are:
• Technology Obsolescence Protection
• Synergy between Learning & Software Businesses
• Brick-and-Portal Blended Learning Methodology
• Model Centered Learning Architecture™ (MCLA)
• Computer Based Training
• 24*7 Online Learning Portal
Sharing the Learning & Software Experience: The Perfect Synergy
The NIIT curriculum and methodology not only incorporates valuable inputs from
the NIIT Research and Design teams but also draws on the company’s rich
experience in creating IT solutions.
Brick-and-Portal Blended Learning Methodology
NIIT’s Instructional Research & Development Team has always strived to make
the learning process both more effective, as well as more efficient for
Today, NIIT is at the forefront of IT training largely due to its blended
learning methodology. This pioneering initiative combines the proven capability
of instructor-led, classroom-based learning with the power, convenience and
flexibility of e-learning through its award-winning e-learning portal,
www.NetVarsity.com and exclusive student web services portal,
At NIIT, 'how' one learns is as important as 'what' one learns, because this
has an impact on learning and retention in the long run. The Brick-and-Portal™
Blended Learning Methodology facilitates the move from instructor driven
learning to self-paced learning, thereby enabling students to pursue lifelong
Technology Obsolescence Protection
In the rapidly growing IT industry, new hardware and technologies are developed
within a short span of time. NIIT has incorporated a special feature into its
curricula to ensure that NIIT students stay ahead of the obsolescence curve.
As an NIIT student, you have access to a unique Technology Obsolescence
Protection Program and associated skills development services, even after you
complete your course at NIIT.
Some of the key features of this program include:
• Updates on the latest software platforms spanning Operating Systems
• Applications and Development Tools.
Model Centered Learning Architecture (MCLA)
This is a revolutionary approach to instructor-led classroom learning evolved
by NIIT’s Research & Development team. Over the years research has shown
that students learn best from an expert who serves as a role model, especially
when the learning objectives are clearly defined in the context of real-life
MCLA™ exposes the student to case studies and specific problem settings drawn
from the industry. These scenarios serve as the backdrop for discussions and
collaborative problem solving. Students first get an opportunity to observe
their instructor solve the problem, then solve the problem on their own under
his guidance, and finally do unguided practice until they master the required
Industry Orientation Kit
As part of special career development services to GNIIT Students, the first
three semesters of the GNIIT Program include Industry Orientation sessions,
assignments and a study-kit. This makes the student become more industry
oriented, as he/she moves through different semesters before reaching
Professional Practice. The salient features of this module include –
• Personality Development
• Aptitude Assessment & Improvement
• Preparation for Relevant & Cutting Edge Vendor Certifications
• Industry Orientation.
24*7 Online Learning Portal
This virtual learning environment helps implement the Blended Learning
Methodology. Students will have access to a range of web services designed to
help them achieve their learning goals. Some of the popular services are:
• Online Library: Anytime, Anywhere readily available references on a wide
range of topics
• Experts Answer: Anytime, Anywhere subject matter experts to answer queries 24
hours, 7 days a week
• Practice Assignments: Assignments that are submitted online and evaluated by
• Online Testing: Mock Tests and Practice Tests to help you sail through your
module exams at the Centre.
• Discussion Forums: Online platform for peer discussions.
Additional services such as My eCentre enable students to access their
academic, financial and personal records at NIIT. A Placement &
Professional Practice Zone opens up a window to career options in the IT
industry, and helps students prepare for placement interviews.
Computer Based Training (CBT)
Computer based learning tutorials have been especially designed to add depth
and range to the curriculum. Easy to use, navigate and understand, these CBTs
are the best way for students to get started on the path of self-learning.
GNIIT- NIIT’s flagship offering
GNIIT, NIIT’s flagship career program, is the only IT curriculum that offers a
one year industry training through Professional Practice (PP). The core of the
GNIIT program remains state-of-the-art technical skills, strengthened with key
concepts and IT fundamentals.
New Industry Endorsed Curriculum with Specialisation Tracks
The industry-Endorsed GNIIT Curriculum has been further strengthened by the
direct and extensive involvement of leading IT & ITES Organisations in the
curriculum design, thereby equipping students with industry relevant skills
that are tailored to both specific company requirements and standard job
The industry-endorsed GNIIT curriculum has clear cut Exit Profiles that are
mapped to current and emerging job trends at the end of one year, one and half
years and two years of study respectively. The spectrum of industries and
professions that GNIITians continue to enter indicates the need for diversified
and specialized skills at the entry-level, and also throughout one’s career
The Salient Features of the GNIIT Program are:
• Curriculum co-designed with Industry leaders
• Strong Industry Orientation
• Placement Partnerships
The industry-endorsed GNIIT program includes a special feature of trainee
batches for specific IT and ITES Organisations. This is available at select
centres for meritorious students as part of NIIT’s Placement Partnerships.
One-Year Professional Practice
The GNIIT Program with the unique Professional Practice (PP) feature was
launched in 1992. The four semesters of rigorous study at NIIT is followed by a
year of Professional Practice where the students are groomed on professional
and personal attributes like their ability to adapt, planning ability,
analytical ability, customer focus, learning ability, image and confidence,
documentation skills, communication skills, initiative, and cooperation. This
experience helps students to bridge the gap between the education-work divide.