Greater Noida Institution of Technology (GNIT) partners with PurpleLeap

Noida, India (PressExposure) May 04, 2012 -- Greater Noida Institution of Technology (GNIT), a premier institution in Technical and Management Education, today announced a unique partnership to provide Skill Enhancement Programs, to make students ready to be employed by industry. The program will be run in partnership with PurpleLeap, a Pearson Educomp Company and a pioneer in entry level talent management. Students will undergo training at the PurpleLeap Atrium for Career Excellence (PL-ACE) set up inside the campus. This partnership will function as a one-stop solution for Career Management and Skill Development of students as well as Training and Placement for college. The program is expected to immediately benefit students from GNIT.

Backed by Pearson, a world leader in Education and Educomp Solutions Ltd., the country's largest technology driven Education Company, PurpleLeap's core strength lies in delivering training in colleges by setting up technology-driven career centres that help combine academic learning with insightful skill-building for industry application. The PL ACE (PurpleLeap Atrium for Career Excellence) training program is mapped to entry-level roles across software development, telecom, IT infrastructure management, embedded systems, robotics and design. The program focuses on training students on technical domains as well as organizational skills such as communication and problem solving. PurpleLeap also brings in corporate partnerships to ensure that students from GNIT will have more and better opportunities for employment in industry.

Speaking on this occasion Dr S. N. Saran, Advisor to GNIT said, "We are delighted to announce our tie up with PurpleLeap. It is well known that India has a shortage of skilled labour. The requirement for skilled professionals will only increase; and the gap between demand and supply of such man-power is also expected to widen. We are aware that students with a better employability quotient will be better positioned to exploit the opportunities that are available. We are sure that PurpleLeap completely understands the gap between existing skills and desired skills among graduating students and that their unique training model will help our students to be well equipped for their careers."

Addressing the media, Mr. Amit Bansal, CEO, PurpleLeap, said, "Our programs combine domain expertise with world-class learning methodologies that result in meeting learners' objectives to align them to industry expectations. Our unique hybrid delivery model leverages the strength of various technologies to deliver a world-class learning experience, while keeping the fee affordable. Using technology and industry know how, we bring the best of trainers to train our students and through continuous mapping of their skills we are able to identify the roles they are most suited for. We hope to enable the students of GNIT attain their dream careers."

PurpleLeap currently has presence in over 150 colleges across the country and is presently training over 30,000 students. By the end of financial year 2012, PurpleLeap plans to be present in 500 colleges across the country.

About PurpleLeap

Founded in 2007, PurpleLeap is an entry level talent management company specializing in providing 'ready to deploy' entry level talent to the industry. Today PurpleLeap is a Pearson-Educomp Company - with Pearson, the world's largest education company and Educomp, India's leading private enterprise in education, making strategic investments in the venture. PurpleLeap is thus able to leverage on Pearson's expertise in training content and learning technology and Educomp's expertise in delivering technology based learning solutions. PurpleLeap sets up Career Centres inside colleges and all programs are delivered at the college site itself, in a tech-enabled environment.

PurpleLeap works towards building professional skills among students gearing up for their first jobs. Across the varied programs offered, students undergo a unique and highly effective metric driven experiential learning cycle to build their technology application skills as well as high performance organizational skills like problem solving and communication. PurpleLeap also has tie-ups with companies to provide Hiring & Training services. They help companies acquire quality talent and reduce hiring and training costs. You could also visit [].

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Press Release Submitted On: May 04, 2012 at 8:03 am
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