News from the IT industry in India.

AIWM of India launches new partnership with Pearson VUE

NEW DELHI, INDIA, March 17, 2016 – The Association of International Wealth Management of India (AIWMI), a not-for-profit and globally recognised membership association for finance professionals, has entered into a new exam delivery partnership with computer-based testing (CBT) leader Pearson VUE.

The new agreement means that Pearson VUE will be delivering the certification exams across a […]

By |March 17th, 2016|

Indian test owners struggle to make exams relevant: new survey

NEW DELHI, INDIA, Feb. 8, 2016 – Professional exam providers in India are struggling to maintain the relevance of their exams, according to a new report.

The study, conducted by Pearson VUE in partnership with IMRB, surveyed senior managers from 100 exam-owning companies and institutions in the medical, legal, finance, IT and higher education sectors. Almost […]

By |February 8th, 2016|

Pearson VUE to Host Revising Exam Standards Workshop

Revising Exam Standards: Improving measures of professional competency with more relevant and trusted exams

Date: 4th March, 2016
Time: 9:30am – 3pm
Location: The Theater, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi
Fee: Free
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Pearson VUE is organizing an exclusive workshop for test owners to learn and discuss the results of a unique research report, conducted in partnership with […]

By |January 27th, 2016|

Data Security Council of India enters partnership with Pearson VUE

NEW DELHI, INDIA, Oct. 5, 2015 – Data Security Council of India (DSCI), the premier body for data protection in India, has entered into a new partnership with global computer-based testing (CBT) leader Pearson VUE to deliver a pioneering data privacy credentialing program, DSCI Certified Privacy Professional (DCPP©), across India. The certification aims to address […]

By |October 5th, 2015|

Certiport Announces 2016 Microsoft Office Specialist India Championship

New Delhi, INDIA – 23 September, 2015: Certiport, a Pearson VUE business, today announced the 2016 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) India Championship, the popular technology skills competition on Microsoft Office. The MOS India Championship is the only one endorsed by Microsoft, providing a platform for students to showcase their expert skills using Microsoft Office tools […]

By |September 23rd, 2015|

New survey of top Indian employers reveals hiring challenges across all levels

NEW DELHI, INDIA, 23 July 2015 – An unprecedented multi-sector survey of India’s top 100 employers has revealed unique hiring challenges at every level – entry/middle/senior manager – and demand for more credible certification pathways.

The key challenges for hiring managers across levels – ascertaining ability of entry level candidates (56%); finding (69%) and retaining (61%) […]

By |July 23rd, 2015|

Linux Foundation Expands Access to Linux Training and Certification to Aspiring Professionals in India

SAN FRANCISCO – July 23, 2015 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, today announced the availability of country-specific pricing for its Essentials of System Administration course and Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator exam for individuals in India. Beginning today, individuals with an Indian issued […]

By |July 23rd, 2015|

Majority of Indian employers compromise when hiring talent, reveals new survey

NEW DELHI, INDIA, July 2, 2015 – The majority of Indian employers have to make compromises when hiring new staff – with over half experiencing a shortage of qualified candidates – according to a new survey.

Independent research agency IMRB International carried out a comprehensive survey on behalf of computer-based testing company Pearson VUE. The 100 […]

By |July 8th, 2015|

Simplilearn Acquires Leader in Digital Marketing Training Market Motive

Bangalore, India− June 25, 2015− Simplilearn, a leading global tech-ed company announced a $10 million deal to acquire Market Motive, a pioneering Silicon Valley-based digital marketing training company. The merged company, which has already helped more than 400,000 professionals in over 150 countries see $4 billion worth of pay raises, is turning its attention to […]

By |June 25th, 2015|

Certiport Names Microsoft Office Specialist India Champions

New Delhi, INDIA – May 23, 2015:  Certiport (www.certiport.com), a Pearson VUE business, a Pearson VUE business, today announces the 2015 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) India Champions in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint, culminating the popular technology skills competition in New Delhi, India. Thousands of entries were received and 125 finalists competed in […]

By |May 23rd, 2015|