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8/18/2012

Wipro WISTA Program 2012 - Masters program by Wipro and VIT

WiSTA (Wipro Software Technology Academy) Program
Among the leading IT companies of the world, Wipro Technologies has always been at the forefront of driving change. We at Wipro continuously strive to bring in innovative programs that will cater to the ever-transforming face of Information Technology. In this scenario, we are excited to bring to you the Wipro Software Technology Academy also known as WiSTA. Wipro has always pioneered to create employment opportunities in Information Technology for science graduates and WiSTA is one such advanced initiative.

WiSTA aims to provide an opportunity in the Earn While You Learn space by giving young science graduates the best in class IT training along with a 4-year MS Program in Information Technology, received from VIT University, Vellore, prestigious and renowned University providing quality higher education.


What WiSTA has to offer to you?
  • An opportunity to work in the exciting field of IT with a global IT services company
  • On the job training to work on complex global projects with experienced mentors
  • Work experience in IT and become financially independent
  • A Masters degree from an institution which is respected the world over
WiSTA provides you an opportunity to pursue an 8-semester (four years) off-campus collaborative MS (Information Technology) Program with Vellore Institute of Technology University, Vellore (Tamil Nadu, India). WiSTA also offers you the best IT platform, soft skills and live project exposure along with a monthly scholarship which will increase every year.
You must fulfill the following criteria to enroll into WiSTA
B.Sc. Graduates* in Chemistry / Biochemistry / Microbiology / Biotechnology / Nutrition & Dietetics / Bioinformatics/ Visual Communication / Botany / Zoology / Biology / Marine Biology / Marine Biotechnology / Home Science / Hotel Management & Food Technology
  • 50% aggregate marks in graduation
  • Graduates of the year 2012
*Graduates of B.Sc. (CS / IT / Electronics / Mathematics / Physics / Statistics) / BCA / BCM 2012 may apply to the WASE programme by visiting http://careers.wipro.com/wase
Semester Details
The 48 month course is divided into eight semesters, with four courses per semester. Contact classes for 16 weeks are conducted by VIT Faculty with four sessions over the weekend, two hours per session. During the week, you will be involved in working on live projects among various business domains in Wipro giving you first-hand knowledge and training.
  • First semester will be at the VIT campus at Vellore. Boarding and lodging will be provided by Wipro without any charge
  • The next six semesters will be at Chennai only
  • Students will not have the opportunity to seek transfer outside Chennai till the completion of seven semesters
  • The eighth semester will be a dissertation semester which can be done outside Chennai
  • There will be two evaluations [exams] per semester
The selection process
The selection procedure for WiSTA comprises of two stages, a Common Entrance Test and HR interview. Dates for each stage would be made available to you upon registration.
About Vellore Institute of Technology
Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore, Tamil Nadu is a premier engineering institution in India. A globally recognized institution, the VIT has been conferred the 'Deemed University Status' in recognition of its academic excellence by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, and the UGC, New Delhi, apart from various international accreditations for its programs.

With a vision to impart quality technical education to cater to the needs of all societies around the globe and maintain a high standard of discipline through a dedicated, involved and committed staff, it strives not only to bring out knowledge wise superior students but also to make them ethically strong.

*Wipro may change its policies at any time.

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