IIITH Certification | Mentored Labs | Interactive Live Online Program | Classes Start in September 2021
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The Global Demand for Blockchain Engineers up by 517% YoY
Most In-Demand Blockchain Job Profiles
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.
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
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.
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 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 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 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 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.
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"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
75%Participants with over
5 Years of Experience
42%From Startups and
"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."
"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.
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Blockchain job market is on the upswing. You should catch the wave before it is too late to ride it. Here is what the media has to say about this space.
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 $20 billion across multiple sectors.
Blockchain beyond crypto: Uses of Blockchain across industries
Banking and financial services players are predominantly deploying Blockchain for their operations. However, other industries are also catching up on the stream. Some of the Blockchain use-cases include:
Source: Deloitte Study
Experts peg Blockchain to be the hottest career in 2019
According to a study by Markets And Markets, the global Blockchain market size is poised to grow to US$ 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.
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.