10 Leading Courses & Training Programmes For Blockchain In India: 2019

The popularity of Blockchain courses has been on a rise with the world witnessing numerous developments in this space. Many private institutions are offering full time, part-time and certification courses on various Blockchain technologies for enthusiasts to get hands-on training.

This list intends to compile the best courses and training programs on Blockchain in India. The list would help fresher and professionals to choose the best course to upskill themselves in the thriving Blockchain industry. This is the first year that Analytics India Magazine is presenting this list to our ever-growing community.

10 Leading Courses & Training Programmes For Blockchain In India: 2019

Please note that this is not a ranking and the list is in no particular order.

1| International Institute Of Information Technology Bangalore & upGrad

10 Leading Courses & Training Programmes For Blockchain In India: 2019

Established in 1999, The International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore works with a vision to contribute to the world of information technology by focusing on education, research, entrepreneurship and student development. IIIT Bangalore has collaborated with upGrad which aims to provide a platform to upskill working professionals with emerging technologies such as Blockchain, AI, data science and more.

Flagship Program: PG Diploma in Software Development- Blockchain

Duration Of The Program: 11 months

Cost Of The Program: ₹2,25,000 (inc.Tax)

Cities Of Operation: Online

Course Content And USP Of The Program: A first of its kind online PG Diploma in Blockchain Development, this program has been designed in collaboration with leading IIIT-B faculty and industry experts to offer the best comprehensive training. It provides extensive hands-on experience with special emphasis on building programming and working on the latest Blockchain tools used by companies such as Ethereum and Hyperledger. It also includes working on projects with feedback and guidance from industry experts and top tech companies. The program also offers personalised industry mentorship from Blockchain experts, along with career assistance. 

2| Simplilearn

10 Leading Courses & Training Programmes For Blockchain In India: 2019

Simplilearn provides professionals with outcome-based online training across digital technologies and applications such as Big Data, Machine Learning, AI, Cloud Computing, Cyber Security, Digital Marketing and other emerging technologies. It has helped more than one million professionals and 1,000 companies across 150 countries get trained, acquire certifications and reach their business and career goals.

Flagship Program: Blockchain Certification Training Course

Duration Of The Program: 50 hours (Live virtual classes with self-paced learning)

Cost Of The Program: ₹20,999

Cities Of Operation: Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune, Mumbai, Gurgaon, Noida, Singapore and the US

Course Content And USP Of The Program: The Blockchain Certification course by Simplilearn offers hands-on training to candidates covering Bitcoins, Ethereum, Hyperledger, and Multichain scenarios. From a technological standpoint, a learner will develop a strong grasp of core Blockchain platforms, understand what Bitcoin is and how it works, learn key vocabulary and concepts commonly used when discussing Blockchain, and understand why engineers are motivated to create an app with Ethereum. Hands-on exercises and projects will give practical experience in real-world Blockchain development scenarios.

3| Amity University

10 Leading Courses & Training Programmes For Blockchain In India: 2019

Amity strives to groom leaders who are not only thorough professionals but also good human beings with values. It has some of the most talented and dedicated thought leaders in the country who come from the best institutions around the world. Careers of Tomorrow, Amity Online is an initiative by globally accredited Amity Education Group to offer high-end niche programs to upskill students and working professionals for upcoming and emerging industry requirements in the Technology space.

Flagship Program: PG Diploma Blockchain

Duration of The Program: 11 Months

Cost Of The Program: ₹1,85,000

Cities Of Operation: Mumbai, Noida, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Dubai

Course Content And USP Of The Program: The program covers 9 modules with a total of 550+ learning hours. Students get to interact with industry experts at Amity University campuses along with online live lectures. It offers 6 weeks remote internship with industry partners and career assistance for students to make a career transition into Blockchain space. It covers the fundamentals of Blockchain technology while equipping learners with creating Blockchain strategies and solutions across diverse functional domains. The curriculum covers applications of Ethereum, Hyperledger, Quorum, Corda and Auxledger Blockchain platforms and use of Blockchain in conjunction with future technologies big data, AI, ML, analytics and IoT.

4| International Institute Of Information Technology, Hyderabad In Association With TalentSprint

10 Leading Courses & Training Programmes For Blockchain In India: 2019

IIIT-Hyderabad has large research centres for research and development in language technologies, visual technologies, data engineering, Blockchain, security and algorithms. Its Blockchain Center of Excellence is focused on academic research, technical development, innovation and executive education. TalentSprint partners with top academic institutions and global corporations to create and deliver world-class programs, certifications and outcomes. 

Flagship Program: Advanced Certificate Program in Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies

Duration Of The Program: 18 Weeks + 1 Year Online Access and Support

Cost Of The Program: ₹2,00,000 (Special scholarships offered to Women and young professionals)

Cities Of Operation: Hyderabad. Program is offered to participants across India (and abroad)

Course Content And USP Of The Program: This 18-week program includes three IIIT Hyderabad campus visits of 3 days each (weekly) and live sessions along with one-year online access and support. It is designed to help the Blockchain technology aspirants with understanding the technology and application, analysing real-time problems, perform cost analysis, build applications and more. The course includes foundations of DLT, building smart contracts on Ethereum, building DApps on Hyperledger platform and more. It is designed with a unique 5-step learning process with masterclass lectures, hands-on labs, mentorship, hackathons and workshops ensuring fast-track learning.

5| Indian Institute Of Technology Kharagpur And IBM Research (India) In Association With NPTEL

10 Leading Courses & Training Programmes For Blockchain In India: 2019

IBM Research is one of the world’s largest and most influential corporate research organisations. The IBM Research India lab, established in 1998, has emerged as a premier research lab in the region with an impressive list of achievements, including innovations in Blockchain, artificial intelligence, cloud, IoT platforms and solutions, data security and compliance, and agriculture. 

Flagship Program: Blockchain Architecture Design and Use Cases

Duration Of The Program: 12 weeks, with video content of about 30 hours and 12 assignments

Cost Of The Program: Enrollment is free as the course is offered as part of NPTEL, which is an MHRD sponsored project

Cities Of Operation: The course is open and online

Course content And USP Of The Program: It is a first-of-its-kind Blockchain course in India that covers both conceptual and application aspects of Blockchain technology. The course curriculum has been co-developed by Prof. Sandip Chakraborty, IIT Kharagpur and Dr Praveen Jayachandran, IBM Research, India and trains students in key Blockchain topics such as crypto primitives, consensus, permissioned Blockchain and use cases. Students also get access to the IBM Blockchain Platform on the cloud for hands-on experience. The course includes fundamental design and architectural primitives of Blockchain, the system and the security aspects, along with various use cases from different application domains including the financial sector, supply chain and logistics, and the public sector. 

6| Edureka

10 Leading Courses & Training Programmes For Blockchain In India: 2019

A global e-learning platform for live, instructor-led training, it covers courses on trending technologies such as AI, Data Science, Big Data, Cloud Computing, Blockchain, Cybersecurity etc. They offer short term courses supported by online resources, along with 24×7 lifetime support. With an existing learner community of 750,000 in 100+ countries, Edureka’s vision is to make learning easy, interesting, affordable and accessible to millions of learners across the globe.

Flagship Program: Blockchain and Ethereum Certification Training

Duration Of The Program: 5 weeks (weekend batch)

Cost Of The Program: ₹19,995

Cities Of Operation: Online

Course Content And USP Of The Program: This course is designed to introduce learners with the concepts, fundamentals and implementation of Blockchain technology. It covers aspects such as the importance of consensus in transactions, how transactions are stored on Blockchain, the history of Bitcoin and how it’s used. It also covers concepts on Ethereum development platform where learners can set up their own private Blockchain environment using Ethereum. It also covers deploying a business network using Hyperledger Composer, setting private Blockchain using Multichain platform and more. The course covers various practical use cases of Blockchain to enhance the learning experience.

7| Zekelabs

10 Leading Courses & Training Programmes For Blockchain In India: 2019

ZekeLabs provides capability building solutions to enterprises to build a future-ready workforce. It provides reskilling and up-skilling programs for employees on 200+ emerging technology areas including – AI & Machine Learning, Big Data, Cloud, Blockchain, IoT, Web and several others. It offers a mix of both online and offline activities and has provided training in many large enterprises.

Flagship Program: Blockchain Developer Certification Course 

Duration Of The Program: 12 weeks

Cost Of The Program: ₹35,000

Cities Of Operation: Bengaluru, India; Online programs for participants across the world

Course Content And USP Of The Program: The course includes a detailed curriculum on introduction, types of Blockchain, CAP theorem, decentralisation, symmetric and asymmetric cryptography, financial markets and trading, Bitcoin, Bitcoin network, Ethereum, Hyperledger and more. The training program has been designed with an optimal blend of theoretical concepts and hands-on experience suiting complete beginners. The coding and analysis are done live in the sessions so as to give an experience on how the problems are solved and the solutions are developed in the industry. 

8| Emurgo Learning Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

10 Leading Courses & Training Programmes For Blockchain In India: 2019

EMURGO Academy is a Global Blockchain Learning Solutions entity of EMURGO Global which was established in Jan 2019. It focuses on incubation, training and evangelising Blockchain to foster deep fundamental understanding of Blockchain technology. It aims at creating Blockchain experts to drive the adoption of Blockchain ecosystem globally and bridge the gap in demand for skilled Blockchain developers.

Flagship Program: EMURGO Academy WorkPro

Duration Of The Program: 180 Hrs

Cost Of The Program: ₹1,40,000 + tax

Cities Of Operation: Bengaluru

Course Content And USP Of The Program: Emurgo Academy WorkPro is a flexible and comprehensive Blockchain learning program for working professionals to build competency for mainstream Blockchain opportunities. It provides a synchronised learning platform for students, faculty, employers and industry to collaborate. The curriculum has been devised under the guidance of CTOs and product heads who also provide mentoring and assessment by live sessions. It has a global advantage as it has internationally aligned curriculum, global faculty, exposure to international forums and R&D advantage. The institute promotes post-training support, guidance and customised additional training sessions for upgrades and latest versions.

9| ExcelR Solutions

10 Leading Courses & Training Programmes For Blockchain In India: 2019

ExcelR Solutions is an initiative from alumni of IIT, IIM and ISB with a global footprint operating in various countries. It has trained 140,000 professionals across the globe and has myriad accreditations from premier organisations like PMI, MongoDB, TCS ION etc. It is also a member of FICCI, NASSCOM, CII etc. and training delivery partner for universities across the globe

Flagship Program: Blockchain certification program

Duration Of The Program: 40 hours of classroom/online training

Cost Of The Program: ₹25,000

Cities Of Operation: Houston, Kuala Lumpur, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune

Course Content And USP Of The Program: ExcelR’s Blockchain program is meticulously designed meeting the Blockchain industry needs. The program is a blend of classroom and instructor-led live online, self-paced recorded videos with a complete hands-on training studded with myriad case students, assignments and projects. Some of the tools covered are Bitcoin, Hyperledger, Ethereum and more. The course aims to provide a practical learning experience with projects and training from industry experts. It covers basic concept orientations of solidity coding while allowing learners to create their own Blockchain technology network with existing tools and frameworks. 

10| myTectra

10 Leading Courses & Training Programmes For Blockchain In India: 2019

myTectra is a Bengaluru-based skill development company offering online and corporate training along with 24×7 on-demand support. It offers a flexible, cost-effective option on various courses such as Python Programming, AI, ML, Blockchain, Amazon Web Services AWS, Data Science, IoT, DevOps, and more.

Flagship Program: Blockchain Training Using Ethereum

Duration Of The Program: Full day program- 6 Days; Regular weekdays- 6 Weeks/ 2 Hours per day, Regular weekend- 8 weekends/ 3 hours a day

Cost Of The Program: ₹24,000 + tax

Cities Of Operation: Bengaluru and online

Course Content And USP Of The Program: Popularly known as ‘Distributed Ledger Technology’ for both financial and non-financial transactions, myTectra Blockchain course is designed for both beginners and those who want to upskill in the field. The course covers topics such as modern cryptography, introduction to cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Bitcoin architecture, Hyperledger and more. For the beginners, it covers topics such as the importance of consensus in transactions, how transactions are stored on the Blockchain, history of bitcoin, how to use Bitcoin and more. It also covers training on Ethereum platform and its programming language. The course is fed with various use-cases and examples, which makes learning more interesting.

10 Leading Courses & Training Programmes For Blockchain In India: 2019

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