NIIT Nigeria Scholarship Award for IT Training Programmes (18th edition)

NIIT Nigeria Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: IT, related
Course Level: Training
Provider: NIIT Limited
Country to Study in: Nigeria

Scholarship Description
The Asian IT giant, NIIT, has announced the 18th NIIT Nigeria Scholarship 2017 to reward meritorious students desirous of building successful careers in the fast evolving IT sector in the country.

The 18th edition of this prestigious scholarship is announced to provide Scholarship assistance to deserving and meritorious students across various disciplines – School Leavers, Under Graduates, Graduates [Unemployed, Under-Employed], Individuals desirous of enhancing their technical skill-sets and students in general who aspire to know about I.T. and career in I.T.

Although it is designed to encourage students to take up NIIT programs with deserving scholarships, it also recognizes aptitude of the student as a key attribute through the NIIT NIGERIA SCHOLARSHIP test performance in the award of scholarship. The offer is to enable them realize their dream of a successful career in the field of Information Technology and related Industries.

18th NIIT Nigeria Scholarship 2017

Application is open for Secondary school leavers, College, Polytechnic and University students, graduates and postgraduates (Employed and Unemployed). The Scholarship is always open for the following category of youths:
  1. “O” Level / “A” Level Certification
  2. School Leavers
  3. Undergraduates (those pursuing Graduation)
  4. Graduates – a).Individual Professionals who are working and seek Re-skilling programs, b).Un-employed, c).Under-employed Graduates
  5. Entrepreneurs
Selection criteria:
The 18th NIIT NIGERIA SCHOLARSHIP will be awarded on the basis of Merit Ranking arrived at using the score of the 18th NIIT NIGERIA SCHOLARSHIP exam. Successful applicant basis merit and meeting the following two criterions will be awarded one of the Scholarship
1. Meeting the qualifying criteria in NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP-2017 examination and
2. Clearing Personal Interview, will be awarded one of the Scholarship Offers based on merit.

Eligible groups
Citizens of Nigeria

Participating Institutions
National Institute of Information Technology (NIIT); Nigeria

Fields of study
Students across various disciplines and at different levels

Method of Application
Application Form is free for all candidates. Every requested information on the Application Form has to be filled in completely and accurately. Application forms are available at all the NIIT Education Centres across Nigeria. Candidates can also apply online by visiting the official website (link to it is below) to fill an ONLINE APPLICATION which will generate online HALL TICKET. In order to appear for the examination, candidates are required to follow 3 Simple Steps:
  • Submit the Completed Application Form
  • Collect the Hall Ticket
  • Appear for the Scholarship Exam as per the specified date given below.
The NIIT scholarship exam date is 15th July, 2017 at multiple venues across Nigeria.

1. Scholarship test consists of 60 questions that are divided into four sections. The break-up of the questions, marks and the suggested time per section is given below:

Section NumberNumber of QuestionsMarksSuggested time (in minutes)
Section I101010
Section II153030
Section III203030
Section IV153030

2. The duration of the complete test is 100 minutes.
3. Use of calculators are NOT allowed.
4. The answers of all numerical questions should be considered to the nearest round off value.
5. If you are unable to answer any question, move on to the next. Do not spend too much time on any question.
6. Do not be worried if you are unable to answer all the questions. Most people cannot do so.
7. Stop writing as soon as you are told to do so.
8. Any attempt to resort to unfair means will result in disqualification.
9. You are not allowed to move out of the Hall without handing over your Booklet, Answer sheet, and Rough sheets.
10. Use the Answer sheet provided with this test booklet to answer the questions. Do not write/mark anything on the Question paper booklet.
11. For each of the multiple choice questions, there are four/five options; A, B, C, D and E. Select the correct option in the space provided against the appropriate question in the Answer sheet.
12. Only one option should be selected against each question. In case you wish to make a change ensure that you have erased the earlier choice properly.
13. Please ensure that you write your Name, Contact Number, E-mail ID, Date, Hall Ticket No, Center Name, Venue/City, Slot No, and Test Code in the appropriate spaces provided on the Answer sheet. USE BLOCK LETTERS ONLY. Also sign in the place provided.

Applications will be accepted from June 2017. Last date for submission of applications is 14th July 2017

NIIT Limited is an Indian Multinational company that offers learning management and training delivery solutions to corporations, institutions and individuals. It has three main lines of business worldwide: Corporate Learning Group (CLG), Skills and Careers Group (SNC), and School Learning Group (SLG). It was established in 1985 by Rajendra S. Pawar and Vijay K. Thadani, graduates from IIT Delhi.

Application Deadline: 14 July 2017
Open to International Applicants: No (Only Nigerians)

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