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The demand for Blockchain engineers has grown 700%
from January 2017 to January 2018.
~ Toptal

Blockchain is disrupting the Banking, Finance, Health, Legal, and several other industries. Almost every leading organisation or fast-growth startup is adopting this technology. However, deep expertise and world-class talent in Blockchain is extremely hard to find. The need of the hour is creating this sought-after talent pool which will contribute to growth in these sectors.

IIIT-Hyderabad Blockchain Center of Excellence and TalentSprint launched an Advanced Certificate Program in Blockchain Technologies and Solutions. The Program is delivered at Hyderabad. This Program is ideal for Professionals who wish to differentiate themselves with this cutting-edge technology.


Curriculum for Practitioners

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

Module 1 Understanding Blockchain Foundations

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

Module 2 Building Smart Contracts Using Ethereum, Solidity

  • Introduction to Ethereum
  • Programming using Solidity
  • ERC20 Standards
  • Best Practices and Auditing
  • Smart Contract Mini Project

Module 3 Building DApps Using Hyperledger, Golang

  • Introduction to Hyperledger
  • Key Frameworks and Tools
  • Programming using Golang
  • DApp Mini Project
  • Building advanced applications with Hyperledger/Golang

Module 4 Blockchains in Action

  • Major Blockchains
  • Tradeoffs and Choices
  • Industry Case Study

Module 5 Capstone Project

  • Hackathon
  • Project Showcase
  • Industry Interface

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Industry Hackathons*

  • Trade Finance Application

    Participants transform Blockchain technology into a Trade Tech Solution for merchandise goods' trade of over $16 trillion. They build a seamless and network state-based solution for an industry that is mired in paper processes, siloed databases, fragmented operations, and risky processes.

  • Disaster Management Tool

    Blockchain becomes a life-saving application for end-to-end distribution of immediate requirements like medicine, food, clothing and shelter equipment in collaboration with local government and disaster management bodies.

  • Digital Identity Verification

    Blockchain becomes a RegTech solution by lowering not only the identity verification cost for all the banking partners but also the service delivery time for both credit and payments.

  • Custody of Assets

    Participants build a custodian solution for multiple assets whether it is equity, bonds or any other financial derivatives as it is critical for real-time settlement of both trades and ownership transfers.

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


Learn from Leaders

  • Kannan Srinathan

    Kannan Srinathan

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

  • Sujit P. Gujar

    Sujit P. Gujar

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

  • Sunil Aggarwal

    Sunil Aggarwal

    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.

  • Purshotam Lalwani

    Purshotam Lalwani

    Purshotam is Co-founder and CTO of Kryptech, a blockchain based product and services company. He has 13+ years of IT experience as a software developer to architect for companies like Capgemini, Mphasis, Persistent, etc.

  • Shalmali Ayachit

    Shalmali Ayachit

    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.


What should you expect from this Program?

  • BuildBuild expertise in Blockchain and DLT
  • LearnLearn from the world class faculty and professionals
  • ReinforceReinforce learning by applying concepts
  • CertificateCertificate of Merit by IIIT-Hyderabad Outreach Division
  • AlumniBecome an Alumni of IIIT-Hyderabad
Blockchain Certificate

Program Fee

Fee with Flexible Payment Options

Hyderabad January 2019 Cohort

Regular ₹2,00,000 + Taxes

Early Bird Closed 1,75,000 + Taxes

Women, Youth, Alumni, Startup & Group Scholarships

To encourage more Women, Youth, Alumni, Startups, and Groups to develop expertise in deep tech skills and enhance diversity, these Special Scholarships are offered.

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Organisations where Participants are Employed

  • Accenture
  • Accuracy
  • Agility
  • Alarvy
  • Aruba
  • Bizzflo
  • Broadridge
  • Cognizant
  • CryptoProfile
  • Deloitte
  • FORD
  • GetInfy
  • GrabOn
  • HCL
  • HP
  • IBM
  • Infosys
  • Intellect
  • Kogentix
  • My3
  • National Insurance
  • NetCracker
  • Oracle
  • Orbit Software
  • PayPal
  • ProKarma
  • Qualcomm
  • SNP
  • Sysgain
  • Tech Mahindra
  • ThinkTalk
  • Turvo
  • United Health
  • ValueLabs
  • Wipro


About Institute

IIIT-Hyderabad Blockchain Center of Excellence
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.

TalentSprint is a new-age digital platform to transform the lives of young and experienced professionals. Its hybrid immersive bootcamps empower professionals with high end disruptive technologies. The AI-powered digital platform enables professionals to get ahead and stay ahead in a hypercompetitive world. Funded by Nexus Venture Partners and the National Skill Development Corporation, TalentSprint aims to empower ONE MILLION professionals by 2020.
For more information please visit www.talentsprint.com


Most Frequently Asked

  • This Program is offered by IIIT-Hyderabad Blockchain Center of Excellence (CoE) at IIIT-H and TalentSprint.
  • It is 3 Month Intensive Bootcamp Program with 1 Year Online Access and Support.
  • Program is delivered in Hybrid format combining classroom sessions, mentored labs and supported by online learning platform.
  • Unique 5-step learning process with Masterclass Lectures, Hands-on Labs, Mentorship, Hackathons and Workshops ensures fast-track learning.
  • Led by collaborative Faculty from Academia, Industry, and Leading Institutions.
  • Advanced Certification by IIIT-H Outreach Division
  • Kannan Srinathan

  • Sujit P. Gujar

  • Ritesh Modi
    Lead Faculty

  • Sunil Aggarwal

  • Shalmali Ayachit

  • Purshotam Lalwani

If you are keen to be part of the Blockchain revolution seeking to move into this disruptive space, want to position yourself for the high-end projects in your organisation or keen to build a disruptive startup, you will find this Program useful. This Program is best suited for Developers, Analysts, Product Managers, Project Managers, Tech Entrepreneurs, Leaders and Enthusiasts with more than 1 year software development experience.

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    Special Scholarships are available for:

  • Women: To improve the gender ratio in the industry, we encourage more women to enroll into the program through this Scholarship.
  • Youth: Anyone with upto 5 years of experience is entitled to Youth Scholarship. We encourage more youth to enroll for the program through this Scholarship.
  • Alumni: IIIT-Hyderabad and TalentSprint Alumni are eligible for this Scholarship.
  • Startups: Anyone who joins the program from a startup community, is entitled to Startup Scholarship. We encourage more startups to get their employees enrolled for the program through this Scholarship.
  • Group: To facilitate participants to build expertise along with their colleagues/friends, Group Scholarship is announced. 3 or more participants joining together are eligible.

Hyderabad Next Cohort: January 2019


Program Locations


  • Campus
    IIIT-H Gachibowli,
    Hyderabad 500 032

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  • Office
    PSR Prime Tower, Beside DLF
    Cyber City, Gate #1, Gachibowli,
    Hyderabad 500 032

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