NIIT has launched diginxt ‘India’s Nxt Tech Star’ movement, a hunt for the next gen techie who can showcase real App ideas to the world. The registrations for India’s Nxt Tech Star will be open from May, 16 to June 30, 2017. NIIT has taken up the challenge of developing the Nxt Gen IT workforce for meeting the requirements of an evolving Digital economy. Its nation-wide movement of building ‘India’s Nxt Tech Star’ will call upon the youth to develop the next generation app, on futuristic platforms such as - Social Networking, Movies & Music, Travel, Sports & Fitness and Finance.
Post 14 week duration of mentorship, the top 5 students from each idea category would be selected for the Grand Finale to be organized in Bengaluru in November 2017. The 25 shortlisted projects from 250 NIIT centres across India, would be showcased to an eminent jury comprising tech stalwarts and industry leaders. These 25 ideas, solving real life problems will be showcased as ‘India’s Nxt Tech Star’ to the world.