COVID-19 is putting the global economy into a tailspin. But experts hold a prophecy that Blockchain can be the one to create massive social impact in crisis situations like the ongoing pandemic.
Industries that deal with huge data chunks will rely on the potential of Blockchain-powered data analysis and tracking real-time updates. It will also ensure transparency, traceability and fool-proof security of real-time data using decentralised databases.
Agility, scalability, transparency and automation will be the watchwords for the new world. Blockchain, backed by aforementioned capabilities and companies backed by Blockchain are sure to thrive in the post-crisis world.
Blockchain professionals remain in high demand according to the top job search site LinkedIn's Emerging Jobs of 2020 report. Given the present scenario, Blockchain applications have been put to use by companies across Healthcare, BFSI, Supply Chain sectors. Subsequently, others might as well place it at the core of their operations. Hence, this is the time to prepare yourself to stay ahead and remain resilient in the post-crisis period with Blockchain expertise.
The Blockchain Program is designed to help professionals build Blockchain expertise and contribute to growth at their workplace.
The safety of our faculty and participants is of utmost importance. Keeping in mind the same, we are starting the program in December with interactive live online classes and mentored labs that can be attended from the safety of home.
Our state-of-the-art, direct-to-device digital learning platform, being used by top institutions (IIIT, IIT, IIM) provides the following rich features:
Our digital platform enables participants to
Our digital platform supports mentored online labs for necessary hands on learning.
Yes, all our online sessions are highly interactive and enable audio and chat interaction. Participants can interact and ask questions to faculty through audio. The chat window is common to all participants and faculty and allows interaction among participants.
The classes will have enough interaction to get your doubts cleared. You will also have the additional options:
Given the current crisis due to Covid-19, we understand that participants may have a challenge with cash flows. In order to enhance the programme fee payment flexibility, we have increased the tenure of our interest-free (0% EMI) loans. As a result of this, your financial burden gets reduced. You may contact your Relationship Manager for more details.
You will need the following infrastructure to access our platform:
However, you will need a computer with the necessary configuration to do the online lab sessions.
Yes, program mentors will be available to provide you the required assistance during your online lab exercises schedule.
Participants can interact with their group members for the projects conveniently using Zoom or Skype calls. TalentSprint's platform will also have the provision of group specific discussion forums for asynchronous discussion among the group members.
TalentSprint's hybrid learning platform values your time and aspirations helping you build your expertise 24x7. The platform is preferred by leading academic institutions including IIM Calcutta, IIT Kanpur and IIIT Hyderabad. The platform is also tested for scale with over 30,000 participants using this platform for their learning.
Gartner predicts that the business value of blockchain technology will reach $3 trillion by 2030.
Industry reports suggest that in 2022 alone, the deployment of blockchain will be the heaviest among financial services, healthcare, information and communication. The announcement by the Finance Ministry of India for issuing the digital rupee by the RBI has added new growth prospects to the adoption of blockchain.
However, the industry needs expert blockchain professionals to meet its deployment goals which has led to an upswing in their demand.
Professionals who have built expertise in blockchain are already landing premium roles. For instance, a blockchain developer is paid 50% to 100% higher than a conventional developer. As per Glassdoor, a blockchain professional can command up to ₹20LPA depending on expertise, experience and industry.
Blockchain enables the existence of cryptocurrency
Many believe that the world of Blockchain is limited to cryptocurrencies or Bitcoin as it is an underlying technology for operating cryptocurrencies. However, in the last few years, the tech community has discovered potential applications of this ingenious technology, other than simply being a support system for cryptocurrency operations.
Blockchain: a game-changer of the Indian economy
Blockchain technology has generated significant interest across different industries in India like banking, finance, healthcare, supply chain, and others. One of the major factors, driving Blockchain technology adoption in the country is digitization. With demonetization impacting Indians since 2016, a wave of digital payments has swept in causing a huge shift in the way people transact: from physical currency to now digital payments (Paytm, GooglePay, etc.) Blockchain technology is emerging as one of the key innovations that will define the future of digital transactions in India. According to NASSCOM’s Blockchain Report 2019, the adoption of blockchain technology in India is experiencing exponential growth as investments in blockchain-based projects have touched over $20 billion across multiple sectors.
Blockchain beyond crypto: Uses of Blockchain across industries
Banking and financial services players are predominantly deploying Blockchain for their operations. However, other industries are also catching up on the stream. Some of the Blockchain use-cases include:
Source: Deloitte Study
Blockchain is the most in-demand job skill in 2020.has topped the list of skills bosses are looking for in employees around the world this year, according to professional social media platform LinkedIn.
According to a study by Markets And Markets, the global Blockchain market size is poised to grow to US$ 7.6 billion by 2022 at a CAGR of 79.6%. In India, the Blockchain market is expected to grow at a rate of 58% between 2018-24, driven by the boost of digital payments. With this growth, comes the opportunities for Blockchain experts in India and abroad.
Blockchain is one of the most demanded professions on job sites with job growth rates at 2,000-6,000% and salary for a Blockchain developer at 50-100% higher than that of regular developer jobs. Experts peg the average annual remuneration for a full-time blockchain professional in India to be around INR 10-15 Lakhs at the entry-level which makes 30-50% higher than the average yearly pay of general software developers.
Some of the topmost Blockchain jobs in India.
According to Indeed (April 2019), the top 10 companies looking for professionals skilled in Blockchain include:
So for someone who is on the lookout for a career that is rewarding and challenging, Blockchain could be the answer.
Yes. This program’s delivery is designed for professionals across the country and abroad.
The Interactive Live Online Delivery format enables the flexibility to attend from any location of your convenience. This enables participants from any part of the country or abroad to attend the same.
The Program fee is Rs. 1,60,000/-. Early Bird Scholarship is available on a first-come-first-serve basis. See details on the fee page.
If you are keen to be part of the Blockchain revolution seeking to move into this disruptive space, want to position yourself for the high-end projects in your organization or are eager to build a disruptive startup, you will find this program helpful. This program is best suited for Developers, Analysts, Product Managers, Project Managers, Tech Entrepreneurs, Leaders and Enthusiasts with more than 3 years of software development experience.
You will be able to build and deploy Blockchain technology based applications at your workplace.
No, this is an intensive Certification Program and no placement support is offered.
The global Blockchain ecosystem is extremely keen to find well-qualified talent in these hot technology areas. Since there is a limited supply of such talent, you will get multiple opportunities to upgrade your career.
This Program is not intended for freshers starting an IT career. It is to serve as an entry point for working professionals into the field of Blockchain Technologies.
As one of the premier institutions in the country, IIIT Hyderabad enjoys considerable autonomy. The certificate program offered here is fully governed and approved by the IIIT Outreach Division. The program complies with all the relevant regulations applicable.
All participants are required to execute, before the start of the program, an agreement that consists of the standard Program Terms and Conditions. It has the following components:
The Program is led by collaborative Faculty from Academia, and Industry.
Kannan Srinathan is an Assistant Professor at the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad. He is an expert in the field of Cryptography and Security. He has a Ph.D. from IIT, Madras.
Sunil is the author of the book "Bitcoin Magnet." He is a leading Blockchain expert and has been advising Startups and their ICOs over the last six years. He has two decades of experience in teaching, research and startup consulting.
Shalmali is the Lab Mentor for the Blockchain Program. Over the last 3 years, Shalmali is involved in research related to Blockchain and other areas including Bitcoin Ecosystem, Ethereum, Smart Contracts, Implementation of Dapp and Hyperledger.
Sujit P. Gujar
Sujit is an Assistant Professor at the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad. He is an expert in the field of Game Theory, Mechanism Design, Machine Learning, Cryptography, and AI applications. He has a Ph.D. from IISC, Bangalore.
Blockchain COE at Tech Mahindra since February, 2014. Previously, he worked for IBM at Houston, TX USA for five years from 2008 onwards and with Oracle since 2004 and other assignments at L&T Infotech, Syntel and e-Touch Systems.
Harsh Patel is the Blockchain Architect at Metabase, a new platform with a scalable PoW mechanism. He is one of the foremost experts in Distributed Consensus Systems in India. He has done other blockchain ventures known as Project Mandi, Flake Protocol and Project Algorythmix.
You will be able to build and deploy Blockchain technology based applications at your workplace.
The Program format includes Interactive LIVE Online Classes, mentored labs, hackathons, workshops and peer learning.
The Program is intended for software professionals with a minimum of 3 years of programming experience.
Only working professionals with a minimum 3 years of experience can apply for the program. Once you have applied, our screening team will review your application and get back to you.
Join in these easy steps:
Participants who are not holding an Indian Passport or are not residing in India will be considered as an International Participant.
The Program fee is ₹200,000/-. However, for Early Bird & other Scholarships, see details on the fee page.
Option 1: Own Sources (Net Banking / Credit Card / Debit Card / UPI)
Option 2: 0% Interest Scheme
Option 3: Interest-based Scheme
See details on this page
Program Fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
A late fee is applicable for a delay in payment of balance fee:
Delay of up to 5 days - ₹3,000/-
Delay of 5-10 days - ₹5,000/-
Delay beyond 10 days - fee paid will be forfeited
Building deep-tech expertise is an absolute necessity for professionals in this fast-changing world that is constantly disrupted by technology.
Professionals have multiple options for funding.
Based on our experience in enabling 3000 professionals who have participated in our executive programs, self-funding seemed to be the most preferred option with over 80% choosing this.
Three key reasons why professionals opt for it:
We have also observed that the commitment levels were higher among self-funding participants.
It is recommended that one should not miss LIVE Online Session. 75% attendance is mandatory for obtaining a Certificate of Merit. In case it is unavoidable, one will have access to the video recording of the Session in the LMS.
Both Individual and Group Lab sessions are designed to check, deepen and reinforce the learning. Especially, group-based labs are designed to have participants from varied backgrounds, which will be a real benefit in addition to the task at hand. An overall 75% lab attendance is mandatory as per the program norms.
The program is planned to have continuous assessment. Every week you will have to attempt several assessments before we start the next set of sessions.
Yes, participants are required to have their personal laptop. Lab Exercises will be conducted on a cloud-based platform provided by TalentSprint.
You will have access to the LMS for a minimum period of 12 months from Program commencement.