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The Global Demand for Blockchain Engineers up by 517% YoY

Blockchain will grow to $3 Trillion by 2030

By 2023, Blockchain Developers can expect ₹40 Lakhs/annually.

Blockchain Jobs are growing at the rate 2000% - 6000%.

Most In-Demand Blockchain Job Profiles

  • Blockchain Project Manager
  • Blockchain Developers.
  • Blockchain QA Engineer
  • Blockchain Legal Consultant/Attorney
  • Blockchain Analyst
  • Blockchain Designer
  • Blockchain Engineer
  • Business and Integration Architect
  • Blockchain Technology Lead
  • Blockchain Solution Architect


About the Program

The world has come to realize the immense potential of Blockchain which is making its presence felt in Banking, Finance, Healthcare, Supply-chain, Legal, and several other industries. By 2030, Blockchain would have added $3.1 Tn business value. The adoption rate of blockchain technology across organizations, irrespective of the size or scale of operation is growing exponentially. However, there has been an acute shortage of ready-to-be-deployed professionals who can contribute to growth in these sectors.

IIIT Hyderabad Blockchain Center of Excellence and TalentSprint offer the Advanced Certificate Program in Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies. This 6 months program brings you a hands-on learning experience through Faculty-led Interactive LIVE Sessions, Hackathons, Capstone Projects, Master Mentors and an exceptional peer group.

  • "Trusted by tech pros and leading organisations, you will get exposure to a diverse curriculum and an opportunity to build expertise in Blockchain and DLT."
  • "A critically-acclaimed program with a spotlight on a practitioner-focused syllabus. You master Blockchain beyond cryptocurrency. "

About IIIT Hyderabad

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    First IIIT
    in India

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    Unique Research
    Based Institute

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    Largest CS Research
    Group in India

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    Blockchain Research
    CoE Ripple's UBRI

The International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT Hyderabad) is an autonomous research university founded in 1998. The institute has large research centers in language technologies, visual technologies, data engineering, blockchain, security and algorithms. IIIT Hyderabad is one of the 17 global members of Ripple's University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI) along with Princeton, MIT, UPenn, and Berkeley. Its Blockchain Center of Excellence is focused on academic research, technical development, innovation and executive education. For more information please visit www.iiit.ac.in


Learn from Leaders

  • Dr. Kannan SrinathanLead Faculty

    Kannan Srinathan is an expert in the field of Cryptography and Security. He is an Assistant Professor at the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad. He has a Ph.D. from IIT, Madras.

  • Dr. Sujit P. GujarLead Faculty

    Sujit is an expert in the field of Game Theory, Mechanism Design, Machine Learning, Cryptography, and AI applications. He is an Assistant Professor at the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad. He has a Ph.D. from IISC, Bangalore.

  • Sunil AggarwalLead Faculty

    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 AyachitChief Mentor

    Shalmali is the Lab Mentor for the Blockchain Program. Over the last 2.5 years, Shalmali is involved in research related to Blockchain and other areas including Bitcoin Ecosystem, Ethereum, Smart Contracts, Implementation of Dapp and Hyperledger.

  • Dharmen DhullaFaculty

    Dharmen heads the 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 PatelFaculty

    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.


Curriculum for Practitioners

  • Create Tokens
  • Building Smart Contracts
  • Implement Digital Wallets
  • Launch Decentralized Apps

Understanding Blockchain

  • Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)
  • Elements of Distributed Computing
  • Elements of Cryptography
  • Game Theory and Cryptonomics
  • Cryptocurrencies, Tokens, and ICOs

Building Smart Contracts
Using Ethereum, Solidity

  • Introduction to Ethereum
  • Smart Contracts with Solidity
  • ERC20 Standards
  • Best Practices and Auditing
  • Smart Contract Mini Project

Building DApps
Using Hyperledger

  • Introduction to Hyperledger
  • Key Frameworks and Tools
  • Building dApps with Golang
  • dApp Mini Project
  • Building PoCs with Hyperledger FABRIC
  • Bridging solutions with Hyperledger BESU

Blockchains in Action

  • Blockchain Tradeoffs across Multichain, Ripple, Corda, EOS & Cosmos
  • Facebook Libra & Corporate Currencies
  • CBDC & its paradoxes
  • How to write a project Whitepaper

Capstone Project

  • 2-day Hackathon
  • Project Showcase
  • Industry Interface

Specific Projects

  • Separate projects for Developers & Managers
  • Programming track
  • Cryptonomic Design track

Industry Hackathons*

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    Trade Finance

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  • *These are just some of the interesting Hackathon Projects in the Program

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Online Delivery

HyderabadInteractive Online Classes

  • Interactive Sessions
  • Weekend Schedule
  • Direct to Device
  • Handholding for Startups
  • One-to-one Mentorship

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What should you expect from this Program?

  • BuildBuild expertise in Blockchain and DLT
  • LearnLearn from the world-class faculty and professionals
  • ReinforceDevelop DApps by applying the learnings
  • CertificateObtain an Advanced Certification from IIIT Hyderabad Outreach Division
  • AlumniGet Alumni Status of IIIT Hyderabad Executive Education
Blockchain Certificate

Career Accelerator

  • expertise logo Compelling Profile
    Build a compelling professional profile with a DeepTech edge
  • profile logo Priority Career Access
    Get priority access to career opportunities in the industry
  • opprtunities logo Elite Community
    Become a member of an exclusive community of DeepTech experts
  • innovation logo Startup Mentorship
    Boost your startup ideas with professional mentorship

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  • Professionals with at least 1 year work experience and readiness for learning basics of coding

Your Blockchain Journey

  • Apply for the

    By sharing your education and professional details

  • Wait for

    By program selection committee

  • Block Your

    By paying the Registration Fee

  • Enroll for the

    By paying the Full Program Fee

  • Start Building
    Blockchain Expertise

    February 2021

  • Get Certified by IIIT Hyderabad

    By August 2021


Feedback from Program Participants

"Knowledge shared by the professors and industry leaders is exceptional."
Ramesh Hallur, Project Manager, Cognizant

"By the end of the program, we were confident to build our own applications."
Sundeep Reddy, Cloud Ops Engineering Specialist

"The hands-on experience helped us put the test cases into code and execute them easily."
Anthony George, Technical Specialist, IBM

"Very happy with the technical aspect and lab sessions. Program is more than our expectations."
Ramakrishna, CEO, Pranco Technologies

"The basics are well-grounded here as compared to online learning."
Srikanth Bharath, Sr. Manager, IT sector

"It is an amalgamation of theory and practice labs."
Voruganti Aravind, Founder, Sahasradhaara Services

Participant Profile

  • 75%Participants with over 5 Years of Experience

  • 11%Women Participants

  • 42%From Startups and Small Companies

    Job Profile

  • 15% Leaders

  • 24%Managers

  • 23%Analysts

  • 38%Developers

From Top Organizations

FORD Technologies
Goldman Sachs
JPMorgan Chase
KPMG India
National Insurance
Sify Technologies
Tech Mahindra
UnitedHealth Group
Vertex Computer
Wells Fargo

From Indian and Global Locations

New Delhi
Jacksonville (Florida)
Roswell (Mexico)

Find out why professionals want to join the program

"As a Founder-Director of a startup, I'm keen to unlock the power of Blockchain for transaction transparency and speed. I've enrolled for the program to build relevant expertise to be a disruptor in this area."
Hemal Thakkar, BFSI

"I am a research scholar, currently performing my study at the intersection of agriculture, hydrology and climate. My purpose in learning Blockchain is to leverage the technology in my area of research."
Arun Singh, Education

"I am an Ex-Army Officer with extensive logistics experience. This program would give me an opportunity to leverage Blockchain for increasing operational efficiency in logistics."
Rajan Passi, Energy

"I'm an IT entrepreneur from Dallas, building a test automation and query orchestration product. I'm looking forward to understanding Blockchain's potential in my business."
Raja Dontha, Software & IT

"I'm passionate about learning new technologies. With this program, I will be able to build on my expertise and implement at the workplace."
Rajesh, Consulting

"I'm working as a Sr. Associate in Energy Trading and Risk Management domain. I am keen to build Blockchain capabilities to help our clients in their Commodity Supply Chain functions."
Harish Kumar Bommena, Consulting

Note: These are edited versions based on the details submitted by various programme applicants.

Launch Your Dream Blockchain Startup

Leverage the Blockchain Mentorship from Talentsprint

To encourage more Blockchain entrepreneurs, the Program offers,

  • mentorshipAdditional 6-Month mentorship for would-be-entrepreneurs
  • special-scholarshipSpecial scholarship worth ₹50,000
  • project-fundingUp to Rs.10 Lakhs seed funding for the shortlisted project/s

DeepTech Labs: Boost Your Entrepreneurial Instincts

Access India's one of its kind DeepTech Labs from IIIT Hyderabad

  • online-sessionsGain access to Bootcamps
    and Mentoring Sessions
  • angel-investorsPrepare for product pitches
    to Angel investors
  • product-market-mvpAssess the product-market
    fit of your MVP
  • lab-facilityAccess to Deep-tech Lab
    Facilities for 6 months

For more information, visit IIIT Deep Tech Labs page. Or contact the program relationship manager whatsapp.


Fee with Flexible Payment Options

Details Domestic Participants International Participants
Program Fee ₹2,00,000 $3,000

18-Month 0% EMI and Scholarships are available. Please contact your Relationship Manager for details.GST as applicable


About TalentSprint

  • Deep Tech Program
    for Professionals

  • Best in Class
    Hybrid Platform

  • Industry

  • Academic

TalentSprint, a National Stock Exchange (NSE) Group Company, brings transformational high-end and deep-tech learning programs to emerging and experienced professionals in partnership with top academic institutions and global corporations. Its patent-pending, AI-powered, digital learning platform enables a perfect blend of high-end academics and industry-leading practitioner experience. Its programs have consistently seen a high engagement rate and customer delight. For more information, visit www.talentsprint.com


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Frequently Asked Questions

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.