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The Global Demand for Blockchain Engineers up by 517% YoY

Blockchain will grow to $3 Trillion
by 2030

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


Blockchain Certification Course Overview

Blockchain technology has been gaining immense popularity across various industries, including banking, finance, healthcare, supply chain, and legal. Its decentralized and secure nature offers a range of benefits, such as increased transparency, enhanced security, reduced costs, and improved efficiency. As a result, the adoption rate of blockchain technology is growing exponentially, and it is estimated that by 2030, blockchain would have added $3.1 Tn business value. However, this rapid growth has resulted in an acute shortage of professionals who possess the necessary skills and knowledge to deploy blockchain solutions effectively.

To address this gap, the IIIT Hyderabad Blockchain Center of Excellence and TalentSprint offer an Advanced Certificate Program in Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies. This 6-months program is a comprehensive blockchain course that provides a hands-on learning experience through various methods, such as faculty-led interactive LIVE sessions, hackathons, capstone projects, and master mentors. The course aims to equip professionals with the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the growth of various industries and become ready-to-be-deployed professionals in this growing field. By joining this advanced blockchain certification course, learners can keep up with the latest trends in blockchain technology and leverage this knowledge to build innovative solutions that can drive business growth.

  • "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

  • First IIIT
    in India

  • Unique Research
    Based Institute

  • Largest CS Research
    Group in India

  • 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 and offers a range of blockchain courses and certifications to aspiring professionals who seek to specialize in this field . For more information please visit www.iiit.ac.in


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.

Blockchain Course Curriculum for Practitioners

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

Understanding Blockchain

  • 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*

  • Trade Finance

  • Disaster
    Management Tool

  • Digital Identity

  • Custody of

  • KYC

  • Where is
    my fish?

  • Is this

  • Where is
    the invoice?

  • Save the

  • Insurance claims

  • Vehicle lifecycle

  • Land

  • Trade

  • Settlement

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

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Blockchain Course Online Delivery

Interactive 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 with Blockchain Certification Course

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
  • Build a framework for implementing
    Blockchain technology



  • Professionals with at least 3 year work experience and readiness for learning basics of coding

Your Blockchain Journey

  • Apply for the

    By sharing your education and professional details

  • Wait for

    By program selection committee

  • Block Your

    By paying the Registration Fee

  • Enroll for the

    By paying the Full Program Fee

  • Start Building
    Blockchain Expertise

    By September 2024

  • Get Certified by IIIT Hyderabad

    By February 2025

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

Blockchain Course Participant Profile

From Diverse Job Roles

Software Project Manager
Senior Technical Leader
Senior Software Engineer
Software Developer
Vice President
Senior Finance Manager
Finance Director
Lead Blockchain Developer
Associate Professor

From Top Organizations

FORD Technologies
Goldman Sachs
JPMorgan Chase
KPMG India
National Insurance
Sify Technologies
Tech Mahindra
UnitedHealth Group
Vertex Computer
Wells Fargo

From Indian and Global Locations

New Delhi
Jacksonville (Florida)
Roswell (Mexico)

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,

  • Additional 6-Month mentorship for would-be-entrepreneurs
  • Special scholarship worth ₹50,000
  • Up 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

  • Gain access to Bootcamps
    and Mentoring Sessions
  • Prepare for product pitches
    to Angel investors
  • Assess the product-market
    fit of your MVP
  • Access 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 with Flexible Payment Options

Application Fee

Program Fee ₹2,00,000 Program Fee with Scholarship ₹1,50,000 (18% GST extra as applicable)

Special Pricing for Corporates

Fee paid is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Modes of payment available

  • Internet Banking
  • Credit/Debit Card
  • UPI Payments

Easy Financing Options

12 Month 0% Interest Scheme / Interest-Based Schemes

Financing as low as ₹5,020/Month

EMI Options

Loan Partners

Programme Fee for International Participants $3,000
With Scholarship $2,250

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Frequently Asked Questions

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. 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 of the curve.