NIIT announces 26th Bhavishya Jyoti Scholarship

Dimapur, September 2 (MExN): NIIT Limited has announced what it called India’s most significant IT & new-age careers scholarship program – ‘Bhavishya Jyoti Scholarship’, to enhance employability of meritorious students by bridging the affordability gap and making them future-ready to meet the emerging manpower needs of today’s digital economy.


For over 26 years, these scholarships have offered endless opportunities to students to prove their aptitude in the fields of IT and other futuristic careers across verticals, stated a press release from Ajay Sethi, Head of Center, NIIT Dimapur Center.


Bhavishya Jyoti is one of India’s most recognized and trusted scholarship programs with 26 years of market presence that has benefitted over 5 lakh students since its inception, according to the release. It is a single campaign to target all segments like BA/ B.Com/ B.Sc/ B Tech/ BE/ B.Sc (IT)/ BCA/ BBA/ BMS/ MBA/ MCA/ Polytechnic students and showcases NIIT’s vast program propositions for students from IT and as well as non-IT background.


With a view to develop next generation IT workforce trained in digital transformation technologies, NIIT will also offer futuristic programs under the Diginxt series in MEAN Stack, Big Data and Java DevOps through Bhavishya Jyoti Scholarship. These programs will offer students an opportunity to acquire skills aligned to the fast-evolving digital economy.


The release quoted a McKinsey report on ‘Technology Jobs & the Future of Work’ which said that digital technologies could contribute $550 billion to $ 1 trillion of economic impact per year in India by the year 2025. According to another renowned survey, 69% of IT leaders expect huge surge in the job market in the next 3 to 5 years due to digital technologies, it added.


To enable students to pursue their dream careers, NIIT will reward fee waivers of up to Rs. 40,000 across the select regions this year. NIIT will be offering over 2000 scholarships for its popular IT, DT and new-age career programs such as Digital Marketing, Analytics, Retail Management, Information Technology, Finance & Accounting, Web Technologies, Robotics etc.


Announcing the launch of Bhavishya Jyoti Scholarship 2017, Prakash Menon, President, Global Retail Business, NIIT Ltd. said, “At NIIT it has been our constant endeavour to offer challenging career opportunities to aspiring students in emerging areas of the knowledge society. The Bhavishya Jyoti Scholarship is an integral part of NIIT’s commitment to encourage meritorious students of the country to build a successful career in IT and other industry aligned programs.”


Students who have scored 50% in their class 12/Graduation can apply for the scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to the students based on their performance in their class 12 board exams. The application forms for the scholarship are available at NIIT education centers across the country. Students can contact NIIT Dimapur Center on 9612171341/7011007823 to get more details. The last date to apply for scholarship is September 19, 2017.


Bhavishya Jyoti Scholarship awards fee waivers to meritorious undergraduate and graduate students desirous of building successful careers in diverse industries. The scholarship was launched by NIIT in 1991, to enable financially challenged meritorious students to pursue careers in IT and other new-age programs.