Over 1,52,000 candidates from more than 300 cities appeared for National IT Aptitude Test 2013 (NITAT), conducted by NIIT.

Vijay Kumar Rajpuria from Sikar emerged as the first rank holder in the examination with Kruparaj C S from Mahboobnagar and Nishant Sahu from Gwalior securing the second and third ranks respectively.

A list of ‘Promising IT Professionals of the Future,’ including names of those with ‘Very High’ or ‘High IT Aptitude’ have been announced by NIIT and made available on www.niit.com/NITAT, which can be accessed by prospective employers including leading technology companies .

The candidates will receive an assessment score card and personalized career counselling. Top 1,000 candidates will also be awarded a congratulatory letter signed by World Chess Champion and NIIT MindChampion Viswanathan Anand. High performers will also get skill-up subsidy on NIIT programmes.

Commenting on NITAT 2013 results, Mr. Amitabh Lahiri, president, Individual Learning Solutions, NIIT Ltd. said, “NIIT National IT Aptitude Test assesses the functional abilities and behavioural traits that are crucial to gain a foothold in the IT industry. The huge success of ninth NITAT reinforces positive sentiments of students about the IT-BPM sector in India, which is on a steady growth path backed by new business models, emerging technologies and markets.”