Blockchain Certificate Program

Learn the basics of blockchain technology and how to build decentralized applications from the ground up.

5 out of 6 learners get positive career growth
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  • Fully Online
  • 8 Months
    Recommended 10-15 hrs/week
  • Jun 29, 2022
    Start Date
  • EMI Options
    Starting at INR 10,059 /month
  • Overview
  • Cerificate
  • Instructors
  • Syllabus
  • Projects
  • Benefits
  • Admission Process
  • Alumni
  • Careers
  • Fees
  • Refer & Earn
  • FAQ
About the Program

Receive industry mentorship, dedicated career assistance, solve real business problems and much more.

Program Advisor/Masterclass Faculty

Dr. Tae-Hoon Kim is an Associate Professor of Computer Information Technology at Purdue University. His current research interests are data driven simulation and decision making, AR development and application, and cybersecurity education.

Dedicated Career Assistance

Receive 1:1 career counseling sessions, personalized feedback on your resume, access to job postings and more.

Student Support

Upgrad Buddy available throughout learning journey for all non academic and non technical queries.

Program Overview

Key Highlights

  • Career Mentorship Sessions (1:1) with industry experts
  • High Performance Coaching(1:1)
  • Interview Preparation
  • Exclusive Job opportunities Portal
  • Just-in-Time Interviews
  • Personalised Industry Sessions in small groups
  • AI Powered Profile Builder
  • Upgrad Buddy available throughout learning journey for all non academic and non technical queries.
  • 4 Projects

"Our aim is simple: We strive to create high-impact, hands-on experiences that prepare students for meaningful and productive careers.”

- Ronnie Screwvala, Co-Founder, upGrad

  • Top Skills You Will Learn
    JavaScript, NodeJS, Git,Blockchain Fundamentals and Bitcoin Concepts, Blockchain Architecture, Ethereum, Hyperledger, Brief overview of other Blockchain Frameworks (Polkadot, Cosmos, Stellar, Quorum), Smart Contract Development (Solidity), Decentralized appliactions on Ethereum (Dapp), Decentralized Finance Application (DeFi), Chaincode Development on Hyperledger Fabric.
  • Job Opportunities
    Blockchain Core Developer, Solidity Smart Contracts/Smart Contract Engineer/Ethereum Developer, DeFi Developer, Blockchain Frontend/Dapp Developer, Hyperledger Developer.
  • Who is this program for?
    Desirable Prior Experience
    Bachelor's degree completion encouraged & having worked in a Tech role previously is desirable
    Hands-on experience with C++/Java/Javascript/Python & advanced Data structures & Algorithms recommended
    Important Note: This program covers JavaScript, Blockchain Concepts, Ethereum & Hyperledger Fabric from scratch. So if you are already experienced in working with these tools & technologies, then this program may not be best suitable for you. You can check out our curriculum for more details.
  • Minimum Eligibility
    High school diploma or equivalent required.
    You have basic intuitive understanding of any high-level programming language (C++, Java, JavaScript, Python)& basic Data Structures & Algorithms (linear data structures such as Arrays, Linked lists etc. & Knowledge of algorithms - Sorting & Searching).
    You are self-driven and highly motivated to learn and can commit an effort of at least 10-15 hours per week.
    Professional level fluency in English.
    Access to a computer & stable Internet connection.

Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects

Programming Languages and Tools Covered

Blockchain Certificate Program

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  • Receive hands-on exposure to industry-relevant case studies and assignments
  • Differentiate yourself from your peers with a global recognition
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Instructors and Experts

Learn from leading Blockchain faculty and industry leaders


Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects, assignments, and live sessions.

  • JavaScript
    • 3 Weeks
  • Fundamentals of Node.js
    • 1 Week
  • Blockchain Basics
    • 1 Week
  • Blockchain Features
    • 1 Week
  • Ethereum Fundamentals
    • 1 Week
  • Smart Contract Development on Ethereum
    • 2 Weeks
  • Application Development on Ethereum
    • 1 Week
  • Assignment/Project (dApp for Bank KYC System)
    • 1 Week
  • Hyperledger Fundamentals
    • 1 Week
  • Fabric Network Setup
    • 1 Week
  • Chaincode Development
    • 2 Weeks
  • Application Development on Hyperledger Fabric
    • 2 Week
  • Assignment/Project (Property Registration System)
    • 1 Week
  • UPSTAC App Architecting and Deployment
    • 2 Weeks
  • Architecting a DeFi Application
    • 3 Weeks
  • Other Blockchain Frameworks and Their Use Cases
    • 1 Week
  • Assignment/Project (Vehicle Collateralized Loans)
    • 1 Week
  • Capstone Project (Drug Counterfeiting Problem)
    • 4 Weeks
  • 300+
    Hours of Content
  • 12+
    Live Sessions
  • 4

Industry Projects

Learn through real-life industry projects sponsored by top companies across industries

  • Engage in collaborative projects with student–mentor interaction
  • Benefit by learning with expert mentors
  • Receive personalized subjective feedback on your submissions to facilitate improvement
  • Bank Know Your Customer
    Build a distributed KYC platform for banks on Ethereum network.
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  • Property Registration System
    Create the smart contract for a case study on 'Property Registration System'...
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  • Pharma Supply Chain
    Build a blockchain solution for pharmaceutical supply chain management to ta...
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  • Vehicle Collateralized Loans
    In this project, learners will not be coding but designing an entire applica...
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The upGrad Advantage
Personalized and dedicated support to help you master blockchain skills
  • Learning Support
    Industry Mentors
    • Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants, and graders
    • Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalized feedback on improvement
    Student Support Team
    • Dedicated upgrad buddy to assist with non technical and non academic queries.
    • For urgent queries, use the Call Back option on the platform.
  • Peer Networking
    • Fun-packed, informative, and career-building sessions by industry professionals and professors
    • Group activities with your peers and alumni
    Industry Networking
    • Live sessions on various industry topics every two weeks with industry experts
    • One-on-one discussion and feedback sessions with industry mentors

Admission Process

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Personalized Industry Sessions
Sessions by an industry expert for a small group of 10-12 learners with similar profiles to discuss real life applications of concepts and personalised coaching.
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Career Mentorship Sessions (1:1)
Get personalised career landscaping from experts to chart out best opportunities.
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High Performance Coaching
Get a dedicated career coach to help you stay on track to achieve your career goals, coach you on your profile, and support you in your career journey.
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Interview Preparation
Support in polishing your hard skills and soft skills for interview preparation.
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Program Fee
INR 260,000 + GST
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