Advanced Certificate Programme in Cloud Backend Development

Learn to develop cloud-native applications using microservices.
Start your journey today at Rs. 3,037/month*
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree with 50% mandatory. Prior knowledge in Java, Data Structures & Algorithms is required.
5 out of 6 learners get positive career growth
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  • 7.5 Months
    10-12 hrs/week
  • Jul 31, 2022
    Start Date
  • 300+
    Hiring Partners
  • EMI Options
    Starting at Rs. 3,037/month*
  • Overview
  • Certificate
  • Tools
  • Instructors
  • Syllabus
  • Projects
  • Benefits
  • Careers
  • Fees
  • Refer & Earn
  • FAQs

Programme Overview

Key Highlights

  • Designed for Working Professionals
  • 250+ Hours of Learning
  • No Cost EMI Options Available
  • Advanced Certificate from IIIT Bangalore
  • IIIT Bangalore Alumni Status
  • Personalised Industry Sessions in Small Groups
  • Interview Preparation
  • Exclusive Job opportunities Portal
  • High Performance Coaching(1:1)
  • AI Powered Profile Builder
  • Just-in-Time Interviews
  • Career Mentorship Sessions(1:1) from Backend Development Experts

Bachelor’s Degree with 50% or equivalent passing marks. Hands on experience with java , Data structures & Algorithms is required.

“Cloud is about how you do computing, not where you do computing.” ~ Paul Maritz, CEO of VMware


Experience 250+ hours of best-in-class content developed by leading faculty & industry leaders in the form of videos, case studies & projects

  • Minimum Eligibility
    Bachelor’s Degree with 50% or equivalent passing marks. Prior knowledge in Java, Data Structures & Algorithms is required.
  • Target Audience
    IT and Technology Professionals, Project Leads and Managers in IT/Tech Companies, Data Professionals, Java & Other Coding Professionals, Testing Professionals, Cloud Developers
  • Job Opportunity
    Cloud Developer, Software Engineer, Backend Engineer, Cloud Software Developer
  • Top Subjects You Will Learn
    Amazon Web Services, SQL & NoSQL Databases, Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, Microservices, Cloud-Native Development, deployment and much more.

Advanced Certificate Programme from IIIT Bangalore

Complete all the courses successfully to obtain this prestigious recognition from IIIT Bangalore. IIIT Bangalore is a deemed university by UGC, AICTE approved & in the Top 70 Engineering Universities as per NIRF Rankings.

  • Build a strong network for life with opportunities to connect to Cloud Backend Development Industry experts & your experienced fellow learners.
  • Gain theoretical knowledge & practical understanding with this cutting-edge curriculum.
  • Learn multiple tools & languages to stand apart to gain a foothold in the Cloud Backend Development industry.
Advanced Certificate Programme from IIIT Bangalore
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Learn from India’s leading Software Engineering 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.
  • Pre-Requisites
    • Distributed Systems and Cloud Databases
      • 5 Weeks
    • Design & Development of Microservices
      • 12 Weeks
    • Serverless Development and Deployment of Cloud-Native Applications
      • 9 Weeks
    • Capstone Project
      • 4 Weeks
    • 250+
      Hours of Learning
    • 1:1
      Personalised Mentorship from Cloud - Backend Development Experts


    • upGrad reserves the right to modify, amend or change the structure of module delivery & the curriculum, after due consensus with the University partner.

    Industry Projects

      • Assignment: Database APIs
        Use the Java API provided by a SQL & a NoSQL database and integrate them in ...
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      • Building Applications Microservices: Room Booking Application
        Develop a microservice based web application backend which allow users to bo...
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      • Application Deployment: Deploying Microservice Applications using Docker
        Deploy hotel room booking application on cloud using Docker and Amazon EC2. ...
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      • Capstone Project: BookMyConsultation
        Develop a microservice-based comprehensive application to allow users to boo...
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      • Job Opportunities
        upGrad Opportunities
        • upGrad Elevate: Virtual hiring drive giving you the opportunity to interview with upGrad's 300+ hiring partners
        • Job Opportunities Portal: Gain exclusive access to upGrad's Job Opportunities portal which has 100+ openings from upGrad's hiring partners at any given time
      • Career Mentorship Sessions (1:1)
        • Get mentored by an experienced industry expert and receive personalised feedback to achieve your desired outcome
        High Performance Coaching (1:1)
        • Get a dedicated career coach after the program to help track your career goals, coach you on your profile, and support you during your career transition journey
        AI Powered Profile Builder
        • Obtain specific, AI powered inputs on your resume and Linkedin structure along with content on real time basis.
        Interview Preparation
        • Get access to Industry Experts and discuss any queries before your interview.
        • Career bootcamps to refresh your technical concepts and improve your soft skills
      • Industry Expert Guidance
        • Interactive Live Sessions with leading industry experts covering curriculum + advanced topics
        • Personalised Industry Session in small groups (of 10-12) with industry experts to augment program curriculum with customized industry based learning
        Student Support
        • We have a dedicated/ Student Support Team for handling your queries via email or callback requests.
        • You can write to us via Or for urgent queries, use the "Talk to Us" option on the Learn platform
      • Networking & Learning Experience
        • Live Discussion forum for peer to peer doubt resolution monitored by technical experts
        • Peer to peer networking opportunities with a alumni pool of 10000+
        • Lab walkthroughs of industry-driven projects
        • Weekly real-time doubt clearing sessions
        Hands-on Projects
        • 4 industry projects/ assignments

      Career Impact

      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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      Career Mentorship Sessions (1:1)
      Get personalised career landscaping from experts to chart out best opportunities.
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      Personalised Industry Session
      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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      Interview Preparation
      Support in polishing your hard skills and soft skills for interview preparation
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      Placement Support

    • upGrad Elevate: Virtual Hiring Drive with 300+ Hiring Partners

    • Access to Job Opportunities Portal with 100+ openings at any time

    • Career Mentorship Sessions (1:1) with Industry Experts

    • High Performance Coaching (1:1) for tracking career goals & interview prep

    • Personalised Industry Session in small groups (of 10-12) with industry experts to augment program curriculum with customized industry based learning

    • Profile Building Workshops & 1:1 Resume Review Sessions

    • 3 months Career Support provided post Programme Completion

    • Company Specific Support with pool of resources per company & access to experts & alumni for interview preparation

    • Placement Support
      Programme Fee - Indian residents
      INR 99,000 (incl. taxes)
      Starting at Rs. 3,037/month*. No cost EMI options available.
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        What's Included in the Price
        • Advanced Certificate Programme from IIIT Bangalore Without Quitting Your Job
        • Practical Learning with Industry Projects and Case Studies
        • Rigorous Cutting-Edge Curriculum Developed in Collaboration with IIIT Bangalore and Industry Leaders in Cloud Backend Development.
        • 360 Degree Career Support with 1:1 Mentorship from Industry Experts, access to Job Opportunities & post-graduation career support
        • Networking opportunities with 10,000+ alumni & leading industry experts
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