The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur has invited applications for admission into its Professional Certificate Program in Blockchain. The next cohort of the program starts on June 9. Candidates can apply through the simplilearn website.
As part of this program, candidates will have the opportunity to learn the basics, technical and functional aspects needed to build a blockchain solution. The course provides a learning experience with real-world blockchain applications in healthcare, fintech, supply chain management, among others, the institute claims.
The blockchain program is run in online mode. The duration of the program is four months with 5 to 10 hours of classes per week. The introduction of the program will take place on June 9, while regular classes will run from June 25 to September 18, the institute added.
IIT Kanpur Certificate Course in Blockchain: Selection Process
The application will be reviewed by an admissions panel after which suitable candidates will be shortlisted. Successful candidates will receive an offer of admission and can start their education after payment of the entrance fee. Upon completion of the course, candidates will receive an IIT Kanpur Certificate.
IIT Kanpur Certificate Course in Blockchain: Eligibility Criteria
To qualify for the course, candidates must have a bachelor’s degree with an average of 50 percent or higher. Candidates with basic knowledge of Java computer language and mathematics are preferred.
IIT Kanpur Certificate Course in Blockchain: How to Apply?
Step – 1 Visit simplilearn website and search for ‘Professional Certificate Program in Blockchain’, IIT Kanpur.
Step – 2 Fill in the required information on the application form.
Step – 3 Submit and save the application form
During the course, students will use the best tools and techniques in the industry. They will also be able to build smart contracts, create transactions, fabricode and bitcoin wallets. The course covers concepts such as Hyperledger, Ethereum, Ripple and Multichain blockchain platforms. You will also learn how to set up a private blockchain network using Hyperledger Composer and how to implement smart contracts on Ethereum.
The skills to be taught in the program include Bitcoin, Distributed ledger, Consensus, Transactions, Cryptography and Cryptocurrency, Ethereum Blockchain, Networks, Workflows, and Hyperledger.
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