DGT Partnered with CISCO to bring you the Cisco Networking Academy Programs

Directorate General of Training (DGT) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the CISCO to bring the benefits of digital technology in Students.

CISCO Networking Academy Program is the only flagship CISCO Global CSR program been executed across World. Cisco Networking Academy transforms the lives of learners, educators and communities through the power of technology, education and career opportunities. Available to anyone, anywhere.

Cisco Networking Academy provide access to industry-relevant curriculum and content in areas of Networking, Cyber Security, Programming, IoT, Programmable Infrastructure, Linux and General IT are available at zero cost to institutions and students.

NIIT FOUNDATION is an authorized Academy Support Center and Instructor Training Center. In this Collaboration NIIT Foundation, support DGT to implement the CISCO NetAcad courses to the student’s community. The purpose of this cooperation is to increase the access to education and career opportunities as well as to provide the adequate number of qualified experts, who are in demand within the ICT industry.

Self-Learning Courses

Whether you’re searching for your passion or wanting to embark on a hybrid career, DGT offers CISCO NetAcad courses that cater to different experiences. Sign up for these Self Learning programs and allow yourself time to explore.

Cybersecurity Essentials

A single breach can have huge consequences for a company’s ability to function, hurting the bottom line and causing disruption in the daily lives of millions of people. This is why the demand for security professionals continues to grow. Get onboard—and develop an understanding of cybercrime, security principles, technologies, and procedures used to defend networks. Then decide whether you want to pursue an entry-level networking or security professional role. Recommended if you plan to study for CCNA or CyberOps Associate Certifications.

Language - English

Networking Essentials

Networking is at the heart of the digital transformation. The network is essential to many business functions today, including business critical data and operations, cybersecurity, and so much more. A wide variety of career paths rely on the network -- so it's important to understand what the network can do, how it operates, and how to protect it. This is a great course for developers, data scientists, cybersecurity specialists, and other professionals looking to broaden their networking domain knowledge. It’s also an excellent launching point for students pursuing a wide range of career pathways – from cybersecurity to software development to business and more. A Networking Academy digital badge is available for the instructor-led version of this course. No prerequisites required.

Language - English

PCAP: Programming Essentials in Python

The language for IoT”. How great would it be to write your own computer program? Or, design a web or desktop application that millions of people could enjoy? Both are a possibility if you learn how to code in Python. Python is the very versatile, object-oriented programming language used by startups and tech giants, Google, Facebook, Drop box and IBM. Python is also recommended for aspiring young developers who are interested in pursuing careers in Security, Networking and Internet-of-Things. Once you complete this course, you are ready to take the PCAP – Certified Associate in Python programming.

Language - English

NDG Linux Essentials

As one of the most successful open source collaborations, Linux has evolved into the most reliable operating system on the planet. It’s used for embedded systems to virtually all supercomputers for a good reason. Nearly every IT job requires some Linux knowledge. NDG Linux Essentials quickly builds your Linux knowledge and prepares you for the LPI Linux Essentials Professional Development Certificate (PDC), your proof to employers that you know Linux! Many concepts in this course are covered at a more demanding pace in NDG Linux I. No prerequisites required for this course.

Language - English

Introduction to Cyber Security

Computer security, cybersecurity or information technology security is the protection of computer systems and networks from the theft of or damage to their hardware, software, or electronic data, as well as from the disruption or misdirection of the services they provide.

Language - English

Introduction to Internet of Things

The Internet of things is a system of interrelated computing devices, mechanical and digital machines, objects, animals or people that are provided with unique identifiers and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction.

Language - English

Introduction to Packet Tracer

Enroll, download and start learning valuable tips and best practices for using Cisco’s innovative simulation tool, Packet Tracer. This self-paced course is designed for beginners with no prior networking knowledge. It teaches basic operations of the tool with multiple hands-on activities helping you to visualize a network using everyday examples, including Internet of Things (IoT). Introductory course is extremely helpful for anyone who plans to take one of the Networking Academy courses which utilizes the powerful simulation tool.

Language - English

CCNAv7: Introduction to Network

Begin preparing for a networking career with this introduction to how networks operate. This first course in the 3-course CCNA series introduces architectures, models, protocols, and networking elements – functions needed to support the operations and priorities of Fortune 500 companies to small innovative retailers. You’ll even get the chance to build simple local area networks (LANs). Developing a working knowledge of IP addressing schemes, foundational network security, you'll be able to perform basic configurations for routers and switches. No prerequisites required.

Language - English

IT Essentials

Begin preparing for a networking career with this introduction to how networks operate. This first course in the 3-course CCNA series introduces architectures, models, protocols, and networking elements – functions needed to support the operations and priorities of Fortune 500 companies to small innovative retailers. You’ll even get the chance to build simple local area networks (LANs). Developing a working knowledge of IP addressing schemes, foundational network security, you'll be able to perform basic configurations for routers and switches. No prerequisites required. After completing all three CCNA courses, you are ready to take the CCNA Certification.

Language - English

Student Support Service

Check out the below PPT Link to know the complete process from program registration to program assessment & certification.

PPT Link - http://tiny.cc/wkw7jz

Still, if you have any questions or concerns about the above programs. Do not hesitate and write your query to netacad@niitfoundation.org Our team will connect you accordingly.