The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Jodhpur is accepting applications for admission to postgraduate diploma in Data Engineering and Cloud Computing till March 11.
This course is supported by WileyNXT, an online executive education programme partner, and is designed by IIT Jodhpur and industry practitioners.
This 12-month intensive programme comprising 600+ learning hours and live online classes from the bespoke faculty of the institute. It offers a total of 36 academic credits with 18 credits per semester.
Gaurav Bhatnagar, associate professor, department of Mathematics, IIT Jodhpur, said, “Today, one of the most in-demand skills in the IT and tech industry is data engineering and cloud computing. However, we are seeing a big talent war amongst corporates and organizations due to the lack of availability of a skilled workforce. As one of the pioneers of education in IT and technology, we are pleased to offer this PG Diploma to bridge the skill gap and prepare a skilled workforce for the future. We are also thankful to WileyNXT, our online executive education program partner for its quality services and support which will help our learners earn their degrees, develop their skills, and advance their careers.”
The course is intended to help learners in mastering the key technologies involved in generating insights from data, managing the complete lifecycle of a data engineering project, and deploying models on the cloud. A capstone project at the end of the programme focuses on the aspect of experiential learning. Candidates will also receive IIT Jodhpur alumni status after the successful completion of the programme. The students will be able to participate in campus events and sessions.
Dip Sankar Banerjee, assistant professor, department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Jodhpur, said, “Companies are becoming increasingly reliant on Cloud services and models, necessitating the IT sector’s constant search for competitive and specialised capabilities. It is forecasted that the Big Data and Data Engineering Services market size will grow at a CAGR of 18% from 2021 to 2027. With our exclusive and unique PG Diploma programme, we strive to train and nurture skilled talent who are ready to make professional and career gains out of the growing industry.”
To enrol in this programme, candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in engineering or science (4-year program) or a Master’s degree in science, MCA, or a similar discipline, with a minimum of 50% score/ CGPA of 5.0 on a scale of 10 and corresponding proportional requirements. In addition to that, the applicant must have a minimum of two years of work experience (following the completion of a bachelor’s degree) in industry, R&D laboratories, or academic institutions.