IIT Kanpur Launches Online PG Certificate Course in Blockchain

The Indian Institute of Technology (Kanpur) has requested applications for admission into its Professional Certificate Program in Blockchain. The next cohort of the program started on June 9. Candidates can send their applications through the Simplilearn website.  

As part of this program, candidates will have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals and technical aspects needed to build any blockchain solution. In addition, the course offers a learning experience with real-world blockchain applications in healthcare, fintech, and supply chain management, among others, claims the institute. 

The blockchain program will be conducted in online mode. The duration of the Program would be four months, with 5 to 10 hours of teaching every week. The institute will hold the program induction on June 9, while regular classes will be conducted from June 25 to September 18. 


Step 1: Go to the website of Simplilearn and search for ‘Professional Certificate Program in Blockchain,’ IIT Kanpur. 

Step 2: Fill in the necessary details in the application form. 

Step 3: Submit the application form and save it. 

During the course, students will use the best tools and techniques in the industry. They will also get to build smart contracts, create transactions, fabricode, and bitcoin wallets. 

The course will cover concepts like Hyperledger, Ethereum, Ripple, and Multichain blockchain platform. One will also learn to set up a private blockchain network using Hyperledger Composer and deploy a smart contract on Ethereum. 

The skills to be instructed in the Program contain Bitcoin, Distributed ledger, Consensus, Transactions, Cryptography and Cryptocurrency, Ethereum Blockchain, Networks, Workflow, and Hyperledger.

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