TROY, Mich., July 3, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Syntel, Inc.
(Nasdaq:SYNT), a global information technology services and Knowledge
Process Outsourcing (KPO) firm, congratulates the finalists from the
recently concluded SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) south and west
regional competitions in India.
Syntel sponsored SIFE India's south and west regional competitions,
which were held in Chennai, India on June 28, 2012 and in Mumbai, India
on July 3, 2012, respectively. The qualifying teams from each region
will advance to the National Competition to be held in Mumbai on July
The 2012 SIFE National finalists include:
-- SRM Institute of Management Studies, Chennai
-- Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai
-- Shasun Jain College for Women, Chennai
-- Ethiraj College for Women, Chennai
-- Loyola College, Chennai
-- Jain University, Bengaluru
-- S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai
-- K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research (SIMSR),
-- H.R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
-- M.M.K. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
-- Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management, Nashik
-- KIIT University, Bhubaneswar
The SIFE India National finalists were chosen by a panel of more than
50 business leaders, who evaluated each team's community outreach
projects. The national champion will go on to represent India at the
SIFE 2012 World Cup.
"Syntel pioneered the entry of SIFE in India and we are very proud to
have seen it become stronger with each passing year," said Rakesh
Khanna, Syntel COO and keynote speaker at the SIFE Mumbai competition.
"We fully support SIFE's goals of creating responsible corporate
citizens and challenging students to adopt a social attitude towards
business to benefit society at large."
Syntel's goal is to expand SIFE India to more than 150 participating
universities and colleges across the country by 2015.
SIFE is an international non-profit organization that brings together
the top leaders of today and tomorrow to create a better, more
sustainable world through the positive power of business. Founded in
1975, SIFE has active programs on more than 1,600 college and
university campuses in 39 countries. For more information, contact SIFE
World Headquarters at 417-831-9505 or visit www.sife.org.
About SIFE India
Launched in 2003, SIFE India has expanded to nearly 50 universities in
more than 12 cities and has touched the lives of thousands of people,
across the country. SIFE India has established itself as one of the
premier student-based organizations in India supporting free enterprise
and entrepreneurship. SIFE projects are guided by distinguished faculty
advisors who help students apply their classroom experiences to develop
and implement real-world educational outreach programs. For more
information visit http://www.sifeindia.org
Syntel (Nasdaq:SYNT) is a leading global provider of integrated
information technology and Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO)
solutions spanning the entire lifecycle of business and information
systems and processes. The Company is driven by its mission to create
new opportunities for clients by harnessing the passion, talent and
innovation of Syntel employees worldwide. Syntel leverages dedicated
Centers of Excellence, a flexible Global Delivery Model, and a strong
track record of building collaborative client partnerships to create
sustainable business advantage for Global 2000 organizations. Syntel is
assessed at SEI CMMi Level 5, and is ISO 27001 and ISO 9001:2008
certified. As of March 31, 2012, Syntel employed more than 19,000
people worldwide. To learn more, visit us at: www.syntelinc.com.
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