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WNS Creates Higher Education Opportunities for its Employees


December 2, 2010 - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS), a leading provider of global Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services, has organized an ‘Education Fair’ for its employees across Mumbai, Pune, Gurgaon and Bangalore, being held from 23rd November to the 9th of December, 2010. The fair will offer: Higher education opportunities to over 18,000 WNS employees based in India; selection of over 100 courses including management, domain certifications, foreign languages and variety of graduate and post graduate streams across the globe; registration for the courses; and application for education loans ─ all on the spot and under one roof.

Along with 21 highly reputed educational institutions, WNS has also invited banks to be a part of the fair, offering the employees specially designed and readily available low-interest education loan opportunities, for course fee starting from Rs. 6000 to Rs. 2,00,000. The courses have been designed factoring in employee time availability and busy schedules, ranging from four months to three years in duration.

“At WNS, our focus is not only on career building, but also honing the academic skills of our employees. To ensure an overall growth and career development for our employees, we have set up the WNS Learning Academy, which imparts professional development training to the employees in the areas of leadership development, soft skills and language training among others. We believe in the concept of learn while you earn,” says Keshav R. Murugesh, Group CEO, WNS Global Services. “The Education Fair at WNS aims at providing a common platform to all WNS employees to interact with various prestigious institutions and learn about their education programs. This will open opportunities for our people to grow within their roles and also build on their domain expertise,” he adds.

The Education fair, organized by WNS Learning Academy, is a convenient and apt methodology to offer working professionals both graduate and post graduate courses at discounted prices in multiple formats such as online, part-time, weekend classes and video conferencing. The courses are spread across industries such as Travel, Telecom, Finance and Logistics, apart from general management programs.

About WNS

WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS), is a leading global business process outsourcing company. WNS offers business value to 200+ global clients by combining operational excellence with deep domain expertise in key industry verticals including Travel, Insurance, Banking and Financial Services, Manufacturing, Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods, Shipping and Logistics and Healthcare and Utilities. WNS delivers an entire spectrum of business process outsourcing services such as finance and accounting, customer care, technology solutions, research and analytics and industry specific back office and front office processes. WNS has over 21,000 professionals across 21 delivery centers worldwide including Costa Rica, India, Philippines, Romania, Sri Lanka and United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.wns.com

WNS Safe Harbor Statement under the provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995

This release contains forward-looking statements, as defined in the safe harbor provisions of the US Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections about our Company and our industry. The forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties. Generally, these forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “anticipate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “will,” “project,” “seek,” “should” and similar expressions. Those statements include, among other things, the discussions of our business strategy, industry growth potential, expansion opportunities, expectations concerning our future financial performance and growth potential, including our fiscal 2011 guidance and future profitability, our ability to generate free cash, relevant foreign currency exchange rates, and our future operations. We caution you that reliance on any forward-looking statement involves risks and uncertainties, and that although we believe that the assumptions on which our forward-looking statements are based are reasonable, any of those assumptions could prove to be inaccurate, and, as a result, the forward-looking statements based on those assumptions could be materially incorrect. These factors include but are not limited to worldwide economic and business conditions; political or economic instability in the jurisdictions where we have operations; regulatory, legislative and judicial developments; our ability to attract and retain clients; technological innovation; telecommunications or technology disruptions; future regulatory actions and conditions in our operating areas; our dependence on a limited number of clients in a limited number of industries; the implications of the accounting changes and restatement of our financial statements as detailed in our annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2010 filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and any adverse developments in existing legal proceedings or the initiation of new legal proceedings; our ability to expand our business or effectively manage growth; our ability to hire and retain enough sufficiently trained employees to support our operations; negative public reaction in the US or the UK to offshore outsourcing; increasing competition in the BPO industry; our ability to successfully grow our revenue, expand our service offerings and market share and achieve accretive benefits from our acquisition of Aviva Global Services Singapore Pte. Ltd. (which we have renamed as WNS Customer Solutions (Singapore) Private Limited following our acquisition), and our master services agreement with Aviva Global Services (Management Services) Private Limited; our ability to successfully consummate strategic acquisitions; and volatility of WNS’s ADS price. These and other factors are more fully discussed in our annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2010 filed with the SEC which is available at www.sec.gov. In light of these and other uncertainties, you should not conclude that we will necessarily achieve any plans, objectives or projected financial results referred to in any of the forward-looking statements. Except as required by law, we do not undertake to release revisions of any of these forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances.

Source: Business Wire India

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