Thursday, March 30, 2006

The Department of Information Technology through SPIC is organizing India’s second National Assessment of Competence (NAC) Test in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, March 30:- The Department of Information Technology through SPIC is organizing India’s second National Assessment of Competence (NAC) Test in Collaboration with NASSCOM on April 2, 2006. India’s first NAC test was rolled out in Sikkim and the second one will be rolled out in Chandigarh on August 02, 2006. This test is accepted as a bench mark for entry into the IT/ITES industry in the whole country. The NAC test will help industry to create an assessed and certified talent workforce to cater their needs. The NAC test is a national level Assessment for BPO Industry which would also be a part of C-TOSS programme from now onwards. NASSCOM in association with Hewitt associates and through extensive industry participation has created an Assessment and Certification Program which becomes industry standard nationally and ensures the transformation of a “trainable” workforce into an employable workforce and also help industry in Cost savings through cutting off steps from the recruitment process resulting in reduced cycle time and more efficient utilization of resources.DIT, Vivek Atray said that the NAC Test will give students certification which will be recognized nationally and also better job opportunities in BPO Industry. This test is a complete online test which will be of 2-1/2 hrs duration. Candidate will be assessed on Verbal ability, spoken English, comprehension and writing ability, usage of Ms Office, numerical and analytical, and Listening and keyboard skills and for verbal ability and spoken English there will be no online assessment it will be done by one to one interaction of candidate with examiner. For the NAC test on April 02, 2006 there are two centers MCM DAV College, sector – 36 and SPIC-Microsoft Centre of Excellence in PEC Sector – 12, Chandigarh. The test is open for every person alongwith C-TOSS candidates and previous C-TOSS test candidates who will get a chance to get themselves certified nationally. Students pursuing their final year of graduation or in post graduation, Teachers, Housewives, retired people and professionals from any field can take this test would get a ready assessment of their capabilities so that they can be employed by IT and IT enabled services Industry and also get themselves certified nationally. This test will be accepted as a bench mark not for the IT/ITES industry but also for other industry for the recruitment process.
Registrations will close on March 31, 2006. For more information candidates may contact: SPIC Centre of Excellence, phones: 0172-2744235, 2745502 and all the C-TOSS colleges.
Chandigarh Desk


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