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PG  DIPLOMA IN

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

SPECIALIZATION IN BLOCKCHAIN

Online    |   11 months   |

 Rs 2,25,000 (Incl taxes)    |    0% EMI available   |     Starts September 2018

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Why Blockchain?

$9.7

bn

Total Blockchain spending by 2021 with a compound annual growth rate(CAGR) of 82%

~International Data Corporation

290

%

increase in number of blockchain 

jobs posted from May to
November 2017

~Indeed

40-60%

increase in salaries of Blockchain skilled professionals compared to peers

~Randstad

Disruptive technologies such as Blockchain and the Internet of Things, will have a profound impact in the way we live and work

~ Hon'ble PM Narendra Modi

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Work on leading industry certified projects 


Create Smart Contracts and deploy DApps  


Build your own token environment


Receive 1:1 mentorship from industry experts

Why Blockchain?

$9.7

bn

Total Blockchain spending by 2021 with a compound annual growth rate(CAGR) of 82%

~International Data Corporation

290

%

increase in number of blockchain 

jobs posted from May to
November 2017

~Indeed

40-60%

increase in salaries of Blockchain skilled professionals compared to peers

~Randstad

Disruptive technologies such as Blockchain and the Internet of Things, will have a profound impact in the way we live and work

~ Hon'ble PM Narendra Modi

Why this program?

Industry Relevant Skills 

Learn the relevant skill sets of a backend developer & a blockchain developer!

Industry Projects

Develop hands-on experience through industry projects & action workshops!

Industry Mentorship

Experience 1:1 mentoring sessions with blockchain experts to know your potential career pathway

Personalized Feedback

Receive custom feedback and grading by experts on your assignments and projects

Offline Interactions

Attend meet ups in 4 cities with industry experts; along with live sessions every month

 Doubt Solving

Ask questions in doubt solving sessions or to your personal student mentor or in the discussion forum 

Learn from IIIT-B Faculty & Industry Experts

Prof. Tricha, Associate Professor, iiit-b

Prof. Tricha Anjali

Associate Professor

Nitin Gaur

Nitin Gaur

Director, Blockchain Labs

Prof. Srikanth, Professor, iiit-b

Dr. T K Srikanth

Professor

Prasanna Lohar

Prasanna Lohar

Head, Technology & Innovation

Prof. Ashish Choudhary

Assistant Professor

Sudin Baraokar

Sudin Baraokar

Chief Mentor, Blockchain Alliance

Prof. S K Chakrabarti

Prof. Sujit K Chakrabarti

Assistant Professor

Sean Han

Sean Han

Author, Blockchain Demo

Prof. Meenakshi, Associate Professor, iiit-b

Prof. M D'Souza

Associate Professor

Jeeven Saini

Jeeven Saini

CEO, QuantamLama

Kartik Mandaville

Kartik Mandaville

Founder & CEO - SpringRole

Sunil Sharma

Sunil Sharma

CEO, SquadX

Program Syllabus

A three week pre-course will be provided to those who do not have prior programming/coding experience.

Duration : 12 weeks

Professional developers use these practical concepts every-day to write high-quality code. Mastery of these concepts will help you crack job-interviews at tech companies and make you stand-out among other developers. Not only that, you will stay forever in demand, as you can easily pick up new languages, libraries and frameworks.

Topics Covered:

  • Object Oriented Programming (OOP) - Classes, Objects, Inheritance, Polymorphism, Abstraction and Encapsulation
  • Algorithms - Recursion, Big-O, Divide and Conquer and Dynamic Programming
  • Data Structures - Arrays, Linked Lists, Stacks & Queues, Trees & Binary Search Trees, Heaps, Hash Tables, Graphs

Tools & Languages Used:

  • Java
  • IntelliJ

Duration : 15 weeks

Build complex server-side applications, and write advanced backend logic. Write your own SQL queries, learn how to use the popular PostgreSQL database, and master how to integrate databases into your backend applications. Learn the basics of frontend development.

Go beyond programming to master software engineering skills like refactoring, test-driven development to be an all-round developer. Learn Agile Methodology - the cornerstone for software development in the digital age.

Topics Covered:

  • MVC Architecture using Spring
  • Databases and ORM using PostgreSQL and Hibernate
  • Agile Methodology
  • Version control with Git
  • Refactoring and Test-Driven Development
  • Software Design Patterns & UML Diagrams
  • Building an API Backend
  • Front-end development with HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript

Tools & Languages Used:

  • Spring Framework
  • Hibernate
  • PostgreSQL
  • Git
  • HTML5, CSS3, Javascript

Duration : 6 weeks

Demand for Blockchain developers has sky rocketed recently and there is a need for professionals who understand the core basics of blockchain. Learn the fundamental concepts behind building a blockchain, it's features & then code your own Blockchain!

Tools & Languages Used::

  • Introduction to Blockchain
  • Features of Blockchain
  • Cryptography in Blockchain
  • Types of Blockchain
  • System Architecture
  • Build your own Blockchain using JavaScript
  • Topics Covered:

  • Javascript

Duration : 8 weeks

Ethereum, the most popular public blockchain, is widely used to build blockchain solutions for use cases across industries. Learn how Ethereum functions, build and deploy Smart Contracts & DApps on Ethereum

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to Ethereum
  • Writing Solidity Smart Contracts
  • Deploy Smart Contracts
  • Develop & deploy DApps
  • Design principles for DApps
  • Outlook Ahead: Other Blockchain Networks
  • Topics Covered:

  • Ethereum
  • Solidity
  • Truffle
  • Ganache

After months of lectures and hands-on practice on latest tools, it is time to work on an industry relevant project creating a smart contract and DApp on Blockchain for a real life business use case. The projects have been decided to ensure that you get to apply all the lessons you have covered during the 11-month program.

PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES & TOOLS

Program Vitals

Program Fee

INR 2,25,000

with 0% EMI options

(Incl taxes)

Course Duration

11 months

Starts September 2018

Time Commitment

10-14 hours

per week

Blockchain Experts Speak

"In slow and steady steps the program would train developers to garner enough knowledge on the subject to start working in real projects straight after finishing with the program.”

Debajani Mohanty

Mentor, Kerala Blockchain Academy

Author, Blockchain From 

Concept to Execution

 "UpGrad's program for training Developers in Blockchain will definitely cater to the upcoming demand and will be a booster for professionals looking for growth in this area."

Shebin John Samuel

Managing Consultant

 IBM

" In today's tech-driven fast-paced world hands-on skill development courses like the ones by UpGrad & IIIT Bangalore are an absolute necessity."

Edul Patel

Co-Founder, Mudrex

Crypto trading exchange

"Curriculum is designed to give you breadth of knowledge across this topic and depth in concepts that matter the most. Program’s Hands-On learning would be the real differentiator from the competition. "

Sarang Bhoyar

Blockchain Leader

Leading Indian IT firm

Student Testimonials

"UpGrad helped me to upskill with a great career transition and learn full stack development from the best of  IIIT B faculties. The support provided by UpGrad is excellent."

ChandraPrakash Tekam

PGD in Software Development

Specialisation in Full Stack

"IIIT B- Education redefined for learners.
UpGrad- New beginning with endless opportunities
PGDSD- Transform yourself."

Spoorthi Madhavan

 PGD in Software Development

Specialisation in Full Stack

How do I join?

Call our Program Director for a free

career counselling session

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