NIIT BSc Degree program in computer science launched
NIIT Ltd., a global IT training company with the Open University of
UK launched its BSc Degree program in computer science in Colombo on
The IT training institute in Sri Lanka has structured the program to
meet the requirements of the modern and advancing global trends in the
The three-year degree course on computing and practising is designed
to provide hands on experience to beginners of IT. The IT qualification
will steer the path for students to enter the IT world with confidence
Students who obtained a formal IT qualification have realised the
need for an advanced and career oriented program. The BSc degree course
will help students to obtain an international qualification at
reasonable costs, Managing Director NIIT, Sunimal Weerasuriya said.
With the world rapidly becoming IT oriented the society cannot be
content with the traditional educational system which is totally
academic and not job oriented. It is vital that professional
organisations train and enhance skills of the younger generation.
NIIT has over 4,000 diploma holders who have excelled in the IT
sector contributing immensely to its growth, Weerasuriya said.
There is a global demand for innovative and skilled IT personnel with
practical know-how to be solution providers.
A comprehensive training program of this nature will not only offer
students knowledge but also the practical skills to deliver solutions,
said Vice President NIIT, K. Bhagavatheeswaran.
The degree in computer science includes an integrated learning
solution on strategy and design to development, implementation and
NIIT assures quality and standard education with local IT
professionals trained by the Open University of UK to guide students,
NIIT set up in India in 1981 is recognised for innovations in IT
education and offering solutions. Today it is spread in over 30
countries delivering IT training programs in 2,888 centres.
The Open University of UK set up in 1969, one of the leading distance
teaching universities is recognised for quality teaching and ranked as
one of the best in UK.