IITM Pravartak Technologies Foundation, a research and innovation body established by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, has partnered with a Chennai-based software company, Megam Solutions, to offer a six-month online certification course in mobile wireless networks.
This programme will provide a thorough knowledge and hands-on experience in technologies such as 5G, Software Defined Networks, Networks Function Virtualisation and Internet of Things (IoT) to the participating students.
The participants will get to understand the architecture of the next-generation mobile wireless networks, network infrastructure components, protocols and various applications of the modern mobile wireless networks.
The course will also provide the participants an exposure to the latest status of 5G standards, deployments of 5G technology across the globe and 5Gi – an initiative of the Telecommunications Standards Development Society of India.
The participants will get to perform activities to develop an in-depth understanding of the various mobile wireless technologies and concepts. The course is open for candidates with undergraduate or postgraduate degree in Engineering, MSc in Electronics, or a PhD. Faculty members and professionals from Industry and startups can also apply for the course.
V Kamakoti, director, IIT Madras and the course coordinator of IITM Pravartak Technologies Foundation, said, “5G is not only a network that can provide entertainment at high speed but also the basic building block of Industry 4.0. This course is launched at a very apt time as we are anticipating employment opportunities with this skill set in large numbers in the near future.”
The last date to apply for the course is February 8. The online programme will commence on February 12 and be conducted on alternate weekends. Interested Candidates can register and obtain further information from the following link:
A statement from the IITM Pravartak Technologies Foundation read, “IITM Pravatak is a leader in providing cutting edge technology development. With the introduction of the Next Generation Mobile Wireless Networks course, we will have trained professionals with hands-on experience who can address the implementation challenges in various fields.”
This course will help the participants in developing a deeper understanding of mobile wireless concepts such as Virtualised Radio Access Networks (RAN), MIMO/Beamforming, Dynamic Spectrum Sharing, Network Slicing and Mobile Edge Computing.
The programme will be facilitated by experts with rich experience in building networking products and solutions for leading network device manufacturers and service providers across the globe. The faculty members for this course include academicians from renowned institutions with several years of experience in mobile wireless technology related research.