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Universitas 21 Global ties up with Zee Interactive news
New Delhi:
20 March 2004

New Delhi: Universitas 21 Global, a pre-eminent online business school, has announced its strategic tie-ups with Zee Interactive Learning Systems Ltd (ZILS) and the appointment of leading job portal www.naukri.com as its placement partner.

Under the agreement Zee Interactive Learning centres would act as admission and academic counselling centres for Universitas 21 Global. The alliance with Naukri.com will offer global placement opportunities to students.

Universitas 21 Global has received international accreditation and is backed by 16 renowned universities across the globe. This premier online business school has successfully enrolled students from United States, Africa, South East Asia, Australia and Middle East.

Universitas 21 Global, was launched in India in June last year and in this short span of time has received an overwhelming response from students in the country. This business school provides students with a global perspective and an opportunity to network with peers from around the world, marking a paradigm shift from the brick-and-mortar education formula. Universitas 21 Global provides students with an affordable and convenient MBA programme, which will particularly appeal to working professionals who need to juggle studies with career.

In the first phase of the agreement with Zee Interactive Learning Systems, Universitas 21 Global will be utilizing Zee Interactive's network of study centres spread across the country to impart its online management education. Students can enrol themselves in the Zee Learning centres in North and East India, Bangladesh and Nepal and this facility will soon be available across all centres. Universitas 21 Global has also applied for AICTE recognition in India for its program.

Strengthening the offerings of Universitas 21 Global, the premier business school has also appointed leading job portal www.naukri.com as its placement partner. This alliance will provide Universitas 21 Global students the benefit of job opportunities arising out of the vast and reputed network of naukri.com.

Announcing the tie-up, Dr Mukesh Aghi, CEO, Universitas 21 Global said, "By the year 2020, the demand for higher education is likely to increase to over a 100 million students worldwide. India alone will witness 15 million students seeking higher education. E learning will emerge as a major conduit for access to education and we at Universitas 21 Global are committed to help meet this demand. I am confident that our alliances with Zee Interactive Learning Systems Ltd and the leading job placement portal www.naukri.com will help us achieve this goal. These alliances will further help us in providing the best education and career planning facilities to the students in the country."

Universitas 21 Global is a joint venture between Universitas 21, an international consortium of distinguished universities and Thomson Learning, a provider of tailored learning solutions for individuals and businesses worldwide. Their programmes harness the power of the Internet as an educational medium to deliver courses directly to corporate clients and individuals worldwide. The Universitas 21 Global campus is at www.u21global.com.

Zee Interactive Learning Systems Limited (ZILS), is the education arm of Zee Network, a leading company providing technology-based education solutions and holding an ISO 9001 Certification. It has a network of approximately 300 centres across the country, Bangladesh and Nepal.

Naukri.com is an exclusive Indian careers website on the Internet.


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Universitas 21 Global ties up with Zee Interactive