New Delhi, Sept. 17: IBM India and NIIT today joined hands to launch the ‘IBM-NIIT Scholarships’ for IT professionals and students enrolling for IBM Certification courses at NIIT centres for advanced technology studies (CATS) in India.
IBM will award scholarships to the successful students, ranging from 25 per cent to 100 per cent. After successfully completing the programmes, students can take the certification exams without any extra fee at any of the authorised IBM NIIT CATS centres in these cities.
“The IBM-NIIT Scholarships will help create a pool of ‘relevant, industry-ready’ IT professionals who will be equipped to cater to the specialised industry needs. With a large number of companies in India relying on IBM software for building and deploying enterprise-wide e-business applications, the opportunities are immense,” said Frank Luksic, country executive, software group and developer relations, IBM India.