Established in 2009, NIIT University (NU) is a not-for-profit university situated 100 kms from the Capital . “NU offers a new model of learning to correct the student’s tunnel vision problem and allows them to educate themselves throughout their lives,” says President VS Rao. Placements here are handled by the Centre for Industry Collaboration (CIC), headed by a full-time placement specialist. “Our deep understanding of the industry and strong Industry-linkages are the primary reason for the exceptional placement of 97.3 per cent last year,” says Founder and Chairman, Rajendra S Pawar. It also offers joint programmes with industry experts, a flexible curriculum design with industry inputs, co-created electives with industry mentors, multidisciplinary curriculum architecture and undergraduate research and development projects.
Top courses B Tech in CSE, ECE, biotech, B Tech-M Tech dual degree integrated programme and MSc in computer science and
USP Innovation and start-up incubation; a 20-credit course for six months at industry site on a real-life problem, co-mentored by industry experts and NU faculty
Entry NU considers consistent academic performance in boards (10th and 11th) for undergraduate and additional performance in graduation for postgraduate programmes along with written and verbal communication, and technical and analytical skills
Fee `1.56 lakh to `3.46 lakh a year for B Tech courses depending upon scholarships