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IIT Kanpur and Simplilearn Invite Applications for Online Certificate Program in Blockchain Technology

IIT Kanpur and Simplilearn have invited applications from interested individuals for a new Online certificate program in Blockchain Technology

IIT Kanpur and Simplilearn are currently accepting applications for a new online certificate program in Blockchain Technology that was launched recently. The course, through over 70 hours of applied learning and over 50 hours of self-paced learning modules, offers participants a comprehensive learning experience covering advanced blockchain technologies, says Simplilearn.

“With the application of blockchain growing beyond cryptocurrency, there is an upsurge in blockchain-related jobs. As the demand for talent rises, there is a need to further blockchain education in India and train the upcoming generation of blockchain developers. We are delighted to partner with Simplilearn to deliver the most updated industry-relevant curriculum to learners, featuring hands-on projects in developing smart ledgers and records,” said  Sandeep Shukla, professor, department of computer science and engineering, IIT Kanpur at the time of the launch. Upon successfully completing the course participants will receive a certificate from IIT Kanpur.

What the IIT Kanpur and Simplilearn Online Certificate Program in Blockchain Technology Will Cover

This Blockchain certification course will cover concepts of Bitcoin, Hyperledger, Ethereum, Ripple, and Multichain blockchain platforms. Participants will also be given an idea of setting up a private blockchain network using Hyperledger Composer, and deploy smart contracts on Ethereum. Some of the skills that learners can look forward to have after the course are as follows:

  • Cryptography and cryptocurrency.
  • Bitcoin.
  • Distributed ledger.
  • Hyperledger.
  • Ethereum blockchain.
  • Consensus.
  • Transactions.
  • Work flows.
  • Networks

Course Duration and Other Important Details

The course begins on 20 April 2021, so interested participants may start submitting applications at present. The course is open to students who have completed their Bachelor’s degree with 50 percent marks and have a basic understanding of mathematics. The program will be delivered over a period of four months, and 5 to ten hours of classes will be conducted each week.

At the end of the program, learners will get to work on a Capstone project on industry use cases, an opportunity to solve real-world ledger challenges, and labs that provide hands-on experience. This is a paid course, and would cost Rs 1,50,000 excluding GST. Those who wish to know more can visit the official website for more information: https://www.simplilearn.com/blockchain-certification-training-course?source=frs-recommended-courses

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