IIT Hyderabad launches certificate programme on future wireless communication

Eligible students can register for the certificate programme on the official website – iith.ac.in. The last date to apply is July 10.

IIT Hyderabad launches certificate programme on future wireless communication IIT Hyderabad (Source: Official)
Vagisha Kaushik | Jun 28, 2022 - 8:08 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad has launched a 12-month certificate programme on Future Wireless Communication. The programme will begin on August 1, 2022. Eligible students can register for the programme on the official website of IITH – iith.ac.in. The last date to register is July 10.

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The duration of the certificate programme is one year and the course curriculum contains four modules.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • The eligible students should have a valid diploma, BSc, BTech degree or equivalent from any branch of Science or Engineering.
  • UG Engineering students may join the programme in the 8th semester after producing no objection certificate from their institute.
  • Admission will be conducted through a written test. Candidates will be tested on general aptitude and basic mathematics.

The entrance examination will be conducted on July 10 or 15.

“IITH is one of the first organizations in India to have successfully developed and commercialized 5G technology, including an NB-IoT chipset,” said an official statement from IIT Hyderabad.

Sharing a brief about the programme, GVV Sharma, programme coordinator, stated, “The course is divided into 4 modules with an option to exit after any module with a certificate. Selected candidates will be awarded a scholarship of Rs 25,000 per month till the programme ends. The scholarship will be accompanied by up to 50 pre-placement offers and 200 R&D project staff positions in the IITH 6G research project.”.

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B S Murty, Director, IITH, said, “It is imperative that the wealth of knowledge created in the IITH 5G research program be shared with as many fresh graduates in the country as possible in the shortest possible time. This certificate program will help address the acute shortage of workforce in this domain by training at least 500 engineers per year”.

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