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The Global Demand for Blockchain Engineers up by 517% YoY
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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 Consortium Manager
  • Blockchain Business Modeller
  • Blockchain Community Builder
  • 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

Overview

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

  • research-highest-center

    Unique Research
    Based Institute

  • blockchain-research

    Largest CS Research
    Group in India

  • blockchain-group

    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


Faculty

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.


PROGRAM DETAILS

Curriculum for Practitioners

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

Understanding Blockchain
Foundations

  • 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
  • NFT's
  • DeFi technology
  • Metaverse

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
    Application

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    Disaster
    Management Tool

  • digital-identity-verification-icon

    Digital Identity
    Verification

  • custody-of-assets-icon

    Custody of
    Assets

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    KYC

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    Where is
    my fish?

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    Is this
    Prada?

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    Where is
    the invoice?

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    Save the
    disaster!

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    Insurance claims
    processing

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    Vehicle lifecycle
    management

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    Land
    record

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    Trade
    finance

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    Settlement

  • *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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Fuel Your Professional and Organisational Growth

Career Advancement

  • Accelerate your career growth
    with Blockchain expertise
  • Initiate and lead Blockchain projects
    in your organization
  • Build your own Blockchain or
    Blockchain-based apps

Organisational Transformation

  • Apply Blockchain technology
    across business functions
  • Build Blockchain-based
    infrastructures
  • Build a framework for implementing
    Blockchain technology

ENROLLMENT PROCESS

Eligibility

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

Your Blockchain Journey

  • Apply for the
    Program

    By sharing your education and professional details

  • Wait for
    Selection

    By program selection committee

  • Block Your
    Seat

    By paying the Registration Fee

  • Enroll for the
    Program

    By paying the Full Program Fee

  • Start Building
    Blockchain Expertise

    By October 2022

  • Get Certified by IIIT Hyderabad

    By April 2023


PROGRAM FEEDBACK

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 Diverse Job Roles

Software Project Manager
Senior Technical Leader
Senior Software Engineer
CIO
Co-Founder
Manager
Software Developer
Vice President
CEO
Senior Finance Manager
Finance Director
Lead Blockchain Developer
Associate Professor

From Top Organizations

Accenture
ADP
Agility
Broadridge
Capgemini
CGI
Cognizant
Deloitte
FORD Technologies
GetInfy
Goldman Sachs
GrabOn
HCL
Hewlett-Packard
HSBC
IBM
ICICI Bank
Infosys
JPMorgan Chase
KPMG India
My3
National Insurance
Netcracker
NTT DATA
Oracle
PayPal
Qualcomm
Sify Technologies
TCS
Tech Mahindra
UBS
UnitedHealth Group
ValueLabs
Vertex Computer
Virtusa
Vodafone
Wells Fargo
Wipro

From Indian and Global Locations

Bengaluru
Chennai
Gurgaon
Hyderabad
Mumbai
New Delhi
Pune
Vijayawada
Visakhapatnam
Jacksonville (Florida)
Roswell (Mexico)
Singapore

Find out why professionals want to join the program


"I'm interested in solving business problems in the invoice financing area using DLTs. This program may help me spearhead the emerging payments types."
Narendra Paladugu, Vice President, OCBC Bank Singapore

"I am keen to understand how Blockchain payment systems can facilitate, process, and verify transactions on a ledger system."
Nadeer Sherif, Enterprise Architecture and Technology Delivery, Central Bank in Middle East

"My vision is to create the world's largest peer-to-peer lending platform dedicated to SMEs. This program can help me with required technical knowledge and, most importantly, a network of mentors and Blockchain practitioners."
Shiva Shanket, AVP, Yes Bank

"I would like to learn and implement blockchain use cases for credit assessment and risk management. Being from a non-tech background with no experience in coding, I would like to learn the basics so that I can gradually transition into the new ways of working in my current domain."
Chetna Julka, Credit Manager, Kotak Bank

"With immense potential and applications in trade finance, this program in Blockchain will not only prepare me for the needs of the customers in this space but will equip me with the skills to implement Blockchain-related applications in the future."
Avaneesh Sahu, Senior Product Manager - Digital & IT Projects, IDFC FIRST Bank

"This program will help me build relevant capabilities to design Blockchain services and solutions where it is absolutely required at this moment."
Srikanth N, Exploitation Analyst, IDFC FIRST Bank

"I hope to join this highly reputed program to get more technical and hands-on experience in Blockchain and DLT."
Kumar Abhishek, Tech Lead, Eko India Financial Services Pvt Ltd

"Being a banker, I am much more interested in Blockchain technology than ever before. I expect to learn from and interact with like-minded peers for a better world."
Chaitanya , Assistant Manager, Union Bank of India

"Blockchain technology is going to bring revolutionary changes in the trade finance business. Being a banker, I want to develop my skills to keep pace with such changes."
Dilip Singh , Senior Manager, UCO Bank

"I see tremendous disruptive potential in DLT, which can transform industries. Blockchain and DLT have primarily captured my curiosity and motivated me to explore further this time."
Jai Dhinesh Balasundaram, VP, Axis Bank

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

Fee with Flexible Payment Options

Details Domestic Participants International Participants
Program Fee ₹2,00,000 $3,000
With Scholarship ₹1,40,000 $2,200

12-Month 0% EMI availableNominate your Employee to Avail Special BenefitsGST as applicable


PARTNERS

About TalentSprint

  • Deep Tech Program
    for Professionals

  • Best in Class
    Hybrid Platform

  • Industry
    Partnerships

  • Academic
    Partnerships

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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FAQ

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.