Overview of NIIT University
NIIT University (NU) is a not-for-profit University notified by the Government of Rajasthan in 2009. A premier institution, marked by higher learning and research, NU seeks to create original thinkers who will lead the knowledge society of the future. The University inherits more than three decades of rich expertise and global know-how of the NIIT Group.
Nurtured by some of the foremost thought leaders and corporate-practitioners of the country; the multi-discipline university focuses on emerging areas of technology and management. It is located in a 100-acre campus at Neemrana, Rajasthan,105 km from IGI Airport, Delhi on NH-8. Nestled in the Aravali hills, the fully residential green campus offers an idyllic and intellectually vibrant environment for pursuing higher education and research.
Education at NIIT University recognizes that the rapid change in digital technology will make jobs redundant even while the student is engaged in acquiring a degree. Therefore, NU focuses on students' holistic personality development, combined with equipping them with the knowledge and skill sets independent of time and space to contribute and lead in any technological environment of future industry.
The Four Core Principles of the University are fundamental in achieving this. Every aspect of NIIT University from the campus design and infrastructure to academic curricula and pedagogy is guided by the Four Core Principles:
NIIT University offers distinct Teaching-Learning Process created and perfected in its Educational Technology Innovation Center, and is based on the fundamental idea that every learner is unique and that the learning ecosystem created has to include collaboration with the future workplace the learner is going to enter. The unique pedagogy, based on brain science research and information processing approach, leverages digital technology for:
- Higher Order Complex Thinking
- Making meaning of the topics under study for students
- Improved students' experience to facilitate effective learning
- Preparing students for future use of information
NIIT University is privileged to have the support and involvement of the foremost thought leaders of the country. Distinguished thinker and space scientist, Dr K. Kasturirangan, is the Chairperson of the University. The Board of Advisors, Board of Management, Industry & Research Advisory Boards and Founding Professors of the University are celebrated academicians, researchers, corporate professionals, administrators and aesthetes, who have come together to create the University of the Future.