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The NIS Academy, a part of NIS Sparta, Reliance-Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group Company, has tied up with Annamalai University to offer two exclusive courses to the NIS Academy centres, nationally. Under this technical collaboration, the NIS Academy will offer courses to its students on behalf of Annamalai University, through its centres spread across India. The NIS Academies all across India will now offer courses in Master's in Business Administration (Applied Management) and Bachelor's in Business Administration (Applied Management) with a degree from Annamalai University. Under the partnership, the students will receive a degree recognised all over the world. Master's in Business Administration (Applied Management), a two-year course, will cover areas such as management, business communication, finance, and CRM, with an option to specialise in sales and marketing, human resource development, finance, international business and systems management. The course will also offer an internship with a reputed organisation. Bachelor's in Business Administration (Applied Management) is a three-year course, with an internship/project at the end of the second and the third year.Application forms can be obtained from The NIS Academy free of cost. Final selection will be based on the aggregate score of written tests, personal profiling and personal interviews. Sanjeev Duggal, CEO and MD of NIS Sparta and part of The NIS Academy Steering committee, said, "In today's global competitive environment, it is very important for the future generation to have a strong foundation which would help them succeed in the corporate world. Our association with Annamalai University is a step forward in providing the students with the right skill and knowledge which would help them succeed in a career of their choice."The NIS Academy has its centres in Delhi, Chennai, Bhubaneshwar, Patna, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Kanpur, Jaipur, Bareilly, Allahabad and Jamashedpur.