The 14th NIIT Nigeria scholarship test is going to take place on the 13th of July, 2013. Registration for the 2013 NIIT test is still on at niitnigeria.com. So, if you desire to become a certified professional in Information Technology, this is an opportunity for you to enroll in professional IT programmes at a reduced fee.
NIIT (National Institute of Information Technology) is a leading Global Talent Development Corporation, building skilled manpower pool for global industry requirements. NIIT's Individual Learning Business offerings include industry-endorsed programs for students seeking careers in IT. NIIT established its presence in Nigeria in 1999 and since then affirmed its support to prepare the youth in the country for lucrative IT careers.
Since 1999 NIIT has been involved in creation of skilled ICT manpower and has launched several initiatives in Nigeria. NIIT Now has more than 19 operational centres in different regions of Nigeria - Abuja, Ajah, Asaba, Lokoja, Makurdi, Eket, Ibadan, Ikeja, Ilorin, Kaduna, Offa, Onitsha,Osogbo, Otta, Owerri, PHC, Surulere, Uyo.
NIIT Nigeria conducts the IT Scholarship exam every year to help identify meritorious students that can be trained to seek a career in the IT sector and be a part of the global skilled IT Talent pool. I took the test in 2009 during my NYSC service at Onitsha. I performed excellently in the scholarship test which qualified me to enroll in Java programming at a reduced fee.
You can apply for the 2013 NIIT scholarship test at NIIT website. Just fill the form on the site and make sure you select NIIT study centre that is close to you. You can check the address of NIIT centres in Nigeria here.
NOTE: 2013 NIIT test holds on 13th of July while registration ends on 12th, July 2013.