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Honours and Recognition

Rajendra S Pawar, Founder, NIIT university & Chairman & Co-Founder, NIIT Group was conferred the 'Lifetime Achievement Award' at Dataquest ICT Awards 2019 on 18th August 2020. The award was presented during a Special Webinar on '40 Years of ICT Industry and the Next 10 Years'. Mr. Pawar was felicitated with the award for his immense contribution in shaping the growth of the Indian IT sector. Awarded with the country's prestigious civilian honour, Padma Bhushan, by the President of India in 2011, Mr Pawar has played a leadership role in nurturing NIIT into a leading Global Talent Development Corporation with a footprint in over 30 countries. Mr. Pawar is now involved in establishing an innovative model in Higher Education, the not-for-profit NIIT University.

Several Industry leaders come together to applaud Mr Pawar's contribution to the IT sector
over past 40 years including Mr. N. Chandrasekaran, Chairman, The Tata Group; Rishad Premji, Chairman, Wipro Limited; C.P. Gurnani, CEO and MD, Tech Mahindra.
Read more at https://www.niituniversity.in/campus-buzz

NU Awards

  • NU wins 'University of the Year (North)' award at the Indian Education Congress & Awards 2020
    NU was awarded 'University of the Year (North)' in the Higher Education Awards category at the Indian Education Congress & Awards 2020. Held in Bengaluru, this is awarded to an institution that has "demonstrated exceptional performance in the past academic year". The Indian Education Awards are the most prestigious awards that recognize excellence in the education sector. The annual award was announced at the 10th Indian Education Congress 2020 that brought together pathbreakers in education to share their experiences and views on the future of education

Ms. Ratnaraja Singh, Industry Practice Faculty & Mr. Prateek Chatterjee receiving the 'University of the Year (North)' on behalf of NU

  • NU Receives Swachhata Award 2018 from HRD Union Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar for Clean Campus
    NIIT University ranked 6th in the Swachhata Ranking Awards 2018 for Higher Educational Institutions given by Government of India. The Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Shri Prakash Javadekar conferred Swachhata Ranking Awards 2018 for Higher Educational Institutions during a glittering event in New Delhi on October 1st 2018. Of the best 51 higher educational institutions selected for Swachhata Ranking Awards in 8 different categories, NU stood 6th in the Technical Institutions/Universities (Residential) category.

  • NU wins 'Best Infrastructure of the Year' award at Indian Education Congress & Awards 2017
    NU has won the "Best Infrastructure of the Year" award at the Indian Education Congress & Awards 2017. Instituted by Franchise India Group of Publications, the Indian Education Awards are one of the most prestigious awards that recognize excellence in the education sector. Into its 7th year now, these awards have become benchmarks in the education and training space in India.

  • NU wins 'Best Institute for Promoting Industry-Academia Interface' Award at the 10th Assocham Higher Education Summit 2017
    NU has won the 'Best Institute for Promoting Industry-Academia Interface' award at the 10th ASSOCHAM Higher Education Summit 2017. Instituted by ASSOCHAM, the National Excellence Awards are one of the most respected awards that given to educational institutions with a proven record of excellence.

  • Clean, Green and Sustainability Education and Training Award (2016)
    Acknowledging NIIT University (NU) as the greenest campus in the country, NU was conferred with the prestigious Clean, Green and Sustainability Education and Training Award 2016, at the Clean & Green India Awards 2016. The award is an acknowledgement of the innovative initiatives undertaken by the NU in building intense engagement with the local community through programmes which help foster understanding about environmental issues at a grassroots level.

  • eGov Campus Award (2015)
    Considering the span and immensity of the Digital India Programme of Government of India, the engineering academia of the country needs to play a larger role in supporting the initiative at the grassroots level in myriad forms. In particular, the engagement of engineering campuses in the domain of e-Governance needs to be further enhanced.
    Recognising the same, The Economic Times identified and recognised those engineering campuses that are already undertaking initiatives on their own and are keen to be an integral part of e-Governance, one of the pillars of Digital India. These campuses were accorded the title of 'eGov Campus'. We are proud to share that our University is among the few select universities that has been recognised and awarded the title of e-Gov Campus at The Economic Times eTECH Summit 2015 on August 28th in New Delhi.

  • ASSOCHAM (2013)
    NIIT University was awarded "Best Private University in Use of Technology in Teaching-Learning Practices" at the National Education Excellence Awards, 2013, by the leading industry body, ASSOCHAM.

  • India Today Aspire Education Summit (2012)
    NIIT University was awarded "The Greenest and the most Environment-friendly Campus" at India Today Aspire Education Summit 2012.

  • NU recognized as 'Eco–Corporate of the Year – Eco Campus' at 3rd YES BANK Natural Capital Awards 2017
    NU has been conferred with the prestigious 'Eco–Corporate of the Year – Eco Campus' award at the 3rd YES BANK Natural Capital Awards 2017, for its environment friendly and sustainable Green Campus at Neemrana. The glittering award ceremony organized at Shangri-La, New Delhi on 1st September 2017, was graced by Dr Harsh Vardhan, Hon'ble Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change. Also present on the occasion were representatives from partnering country Netherlands, and a Minister from Fiji, as well as senior Government officials, CXOs from leading corporates, multilateral agencies, leading environmentalists and academicians. The award was received by Veteran Air Cmde Kamal Singh AVSM, Advisor, Campus Planning & Green Initiatives, NIIT University.