NIS Academy, an educational initiative of NIS Sparta Ltd., Asia's leading Training, Education and Learning solutions provider, today announced the Karma Jyoti Scholarship 2009. The annual scholarship introduced this year has been formed to recognize the meritorious students who would like to excel in the corporate sector, in various customer interface roles including but not limiting to Sales, Customer Service, Supervision & Management. The total amount of scholarships that will be offered this year exceeds INR 3 crores! Based on the students' performance in a competitive written test, personal interview and their qualification level, they will be offered a fee waiver of INR 10,000 on NIS Academy's popular “Program in Business Skills” like PGPBS, GPBS & APBS, or a Free Laptop based upon the Scholarship Test. Each NIS Academy centre across the country will offer limited number of Karma Jyoti Scholarship, ranging between 50-75, depending on the city and the specific centre. The scholarship offer is valid till 10th October 2009. The scholarship tests will be conducted across NIS Academy centres on specific dates, in each city. Students who have completed their Class XII or equivalent and/or those currently pursuing graduation (especially aspirants for BBA, MBA, Job-oriented course) are eligible for the Karma Jyoti Scholarship. 'The Karma Jyoti Scholarship introduced this year, is an attempt to recognise and foster financially challenged meritorious students. We believe our initiative will help and benefit students to go a long way in achieving their career goals. NIS Academy has been the pioneer in skill based learning and an encouraging force for comprehensive education. We are sure that this scholarship will support the youth to successfully learn the essential skills needed to pursue a career and make them employable, without compromising on quality of education, said Muralidhar Rao, President and COO, NIS Sparta.' The application forms for the test are available through NIS Academy centres across the country. n Delhi, the forms are available in its centres in Preet Vihar, North Campus and Gurgaon.