NIIT Ltd Board approves Rs 237-crore buyback plan.

“The Board of Directors of the company at its meeting held on December 24, 2020, has inter-alia approved a proposal for buyback of up to 9,875,000 fully paid-up equity shares of the company for an aggregate amount not exceeding Rs 2,370,000,000,” a regulatory filing said.

The buyback price has been fixed at Rs 240 apiece.

The company had announced a buyback of up to 9,875,000 equity shares having a face value of Rs 2 each.

IT firms Tata Consultancy Services and Wipro have also announced buyback offers recently. TCS’ mega Rs 16,000-crore buyback offer commenced on December 18 and is slated to close on January 1, 2021. 

Wipro’s up to Rs 9,500-crore share buyback programme will open on December 29 and close on January 11, 2021. 

NIIT Ltd Share Buyback Offer Details

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NIIT Ltd Buyback Type: Tender Offer
NIIT Ltd Buyback Record Date: FEB 24, 2021
NIIT Ltd Buyback Offer Amount: 237 crore
Date of Board Meeting approving the proposal: DEC 24, 2020
Date of Public Announcement: DEC 24, 2020
NIIT Buyback Offer Size: 6.798%
Buyback Number of Shares: 98,75,000
Price Type: Tender Offer
Face Value (FV): 2
NIIT Ltd Buyback Price: ₹240 Per Equity Share
NIIT Ltd Buyback Premium: 21%

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NIIT Ltd Buyback Important Dates

In this section we have covered all important dates related to “NIIT Buyback Date”. Dates are updated as they are announced. The most noted dates are NIIT Ltd record date and NIIT Ltd buyback open and close dates, which one should use to participate in buyback.

NIIT Ltd. Buyback Offer Dates
Buyback Activity Date
Board Meeting for NIIT Buyback proposal 24.12.2020
NIIT Ltd Buyback Approval date 24.12.2020
Public Announcement of NIIT Buyback 24.12.2020
NIIT Ltd Buyback Record Date 24.02.2021
NIIT Ltd Buyback opens on/Buyback Opening Date 12.04.2021
NIIT Ltd Buyback closes on/Buyback Closing Date 28.04.2021
Cut-off date to receive completed tender forms by Registrar 30.04.2021
Cut-off date for verification by the Registrar 30.04.2021
Cut-off date to inform Stock Exchange on acceptance or
non-acceptance of tendered Equity Shares by Registrar
Last date of settlement of bids on the stock exchange 07.05.2021
Last date to return unaccepted shares by Registrar 07.05.2021
Last date of extinguishment of Equity Shares 07.05.2021

NIIT Ltd Share Holding Pattern as of SEP 2020

Stock Holding table gives a clear picture on retail investor holdings of NIIT shares which helps investor to decide on participating in buyback offer. The less number of retail holdings means higher chance of acceptance in NIIT Ltd buyback under retail category which is equal to higher profit.

Shareholding Pattern – NIIT Limited.

Category No. of shares Percentage
Promoters 4,85,87,486 34.28%
Foreign Institutions 3,14,16,213 22.16%
NBFC and Mutual Funds 1,19,63,475 8.44%
Central Government 15,000 0.01%
Others 1,18,65,717 8.37%
General Public 3,30,92,792 23.34%
Financial Institutions 47,98,774 3.39%

NIIT Ltd Buyback Record Date

Tentative Record Date To Participate In NIIT Buyback is February 24, 2021

How to Apply for NIIT Ltd Buyback?

Now if you are wondering ‘how do I apply for a buyback?’ we’ve got you covered. When it comes to share-buyback schemes, the capital market regulator has compulsorily reserved a buyback portion of 15% for retail investors who possess in-hold shares in a company worth upto ₹2 lakhs.

This percentage is also taking into account the scrip’s market value as seen on the record date of the buyback offer.

During the application process of share buyback, you will be given a tender form by the company. This form is where you enter the number of shares of that company that you wish to tender.

There is a ratio of acceptance attached to the tender form which signifies how likely the company is to accept your request for share buybacks. Different companies have different ratios for share buybacks.

Here is what you can expect in a typical tender form given by a company. There are normally three fields as follows:

  1. The number of shares you hold from the said company as on the record date
  2. The number of shares that fit the eligibility criteria for buybacks
  3. The number of shares that one is applying for a buyback.

Apply NIIT Ltd buyback from Zerodha


Here is complete method from Zerodha

  • Hover your mouse on the stock and select ‘Options’ and click on ‘Place order’
  • Enter the number of shares you want to tender and click on ‘Submit’
  • Buyback/Takeover/Delisting orders are collected until 6:00 PM, one trading day prior to the offer end date. Ensure to hold sufficient quantities in your demat account before closure of the offer end date. (Do not sell the shares after placing the order). Only shareholders who hold the shares as on the record date will be eligible for the corporate action.

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NIIT Ltd Buyback Acceptance Ratio

Profit from the buyback on the bases of acceptance Ratio:

Buy 833 Shares at CMP of Rs.199 (2,00,000/240=833)

NIIT Buyback Acceptance Ratio 33% 50% 75% 100%
Amount Invested in Buyback 165767 165767 165767 165767
No. of Shares buyback 249 416 624 833
Buyback Profit 10,209 17,056 25,584 34,153
Profit 6.1% 10.2% 15.4% 20.6%

Here is what you can expect in a typical tender form given by a company. There are normally three fields as follows NIIT Ltd Buyback Acceptance Ratio:

  1. The number of shares you hold from the said company as on the record date
  2. The number of shares that fit the eligibility criteria for buybacks
  3. The number of shares that one is applying for a buyback.

Company Contact Information

NIIT Limited
85, Sector-32, Institutional
Gurgaon 122001, India
Tel: +91 (124) 4293000
Fax: +91 (124) 4293333
Registered Office:
8, Balaji Estate, First Floor
Guru Ravi das Marg, Kalkaji
New Delhi 110 019, India
CIN: L74899DL1981PLC015865

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Registrar Contact Information

In case of any query, the shareholders may contact the Registrar & Transfer Agent on any day except Sunday and Public
Holiday from 10:00 a.m. IST to 5:00 p.m. IST i.e. Monday to Friday and from 10:00a.m. IST to 1:00 p.m. 1ST on Saturday, at the following address:

205-208, Anarkali Complex, Jhandewalan Extension, New Delhi -110055
Tel: +91 11 42541234/2354; Fax: +91 11 23552001
Contact Person: Mr. VirenderSharma
Email:; Website:
SEBI Reg No: INR000002532 Validity Period: Permanent
CIN: U74210DL1991PLC042569

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NIIT Ltd Buyback 2021 FAQs:

When is NIIT LTD Buyback Record Date?

NIIT LTD buyback 2021 record date will be February 24, 2021.

When is NIIT LTD Buyback announcement Date?

NIIT LTD buyback 2021 announcement date is December 24, 2020.

What is NIIT LTD Buyback Price?

The company has fixed the price at ₹240 Per Equity Share.

How can I get NIIT LTD buy back?

As per the NIIT LTD record date (24.02.2021) you need to have NIIT LTD shares in your demat account. You can participate in buyback after having the stock in your account.
Once you have shares in demat, you can participate in the buyback process which is opening from [12.04.2021], by selling your shares through your broker on NSE or BSE. Then on [Not Announced] the payment will be given to you for accepted shares and unaccepted shares will be returned to your demat account.

How much I can make with NIIT LTD buyback offer?

Its all depend on NIIT LTD acceptance ratio which usually announce with Letter of Offer.
The percentage of proportionate acceptance varies from company to company. This percentage can be also 100% which means that company buys all of your shares.

How to Participate in NIIT LTD buyback offer?

Steps to participate in NIIT LTD buyback:
On Record date (24.02.2021) you must have share of NIIT LTD in your demat account. Depositing of share in your DP account usually take T+2 days, so you need to plan your buying accordingly.
After that company announces buyback open and close window, so you need to tender your share in buyback process. You can do this online or contact your broker to tender your share in buyback, so he can place a request on your behalf.
Next step is with registrar – depend on buyback acceptance ratio, your shares will be sold in buyback process and fund will directly debited in your bank account. Any rejected share will be revert in your demat account which you can sell in open market or hold for long term gain.

How many NIIT LTD share are eligible for buyback?

Share holders who hold less than 2 lakh worth of shares are consider in Retail Category. All others will consider in General Category. Last trading price on record date will be used to calculate the eligibility criteria.

When I need to tender NIIT LTD share for buyback?

NIIT LTD Buyback opening date: (12.04.2021)
NIIT LTD Buyback closing date: (28.04.2021)
This is the window when you need to submit your application for proposal for share buyback.

When I will know how much shares accepted in NIIT LTD buyback offer?

As this is a buyback tender offer, shares are accepted in proportionate basis. Proportionate acceptance / rejection will be returned back to the eligible shareholders directly by the Registrar on or before (Coming Soon).

Why is NIIT LTD buying back shares?

NIIT LTD plans to buy back up to 98,75,000 equity shares of the company for an aggregate amount not exceeding 237 crore. NIIT LTD proposed to buy back shares at ₹240 per share.
The company had announced the mega buyback offer as part of its long-term capital allocation policy of returning excess cash to shareholders.