Executive PG Programme in Software Development - Specialisation in Cloud Backend Development

Learn to develop cloud-native applications using microservices.
Start your journey today at Rs.10,256 per month*

  • 5 out of 6 Learners
    Get Positive Career Growth
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    Source - India Today, 2021
  • 13 Months
    Recommended 15 hrs/week
  • Jan 31, 2022
    Start Date
  • 300+
    Hiring Partners
  • EMI options
    Starting at Rs. 10,256*
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  • Syllabus
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Programme Overview

Key Highlights

  • Online Sessions + Live Lectures
  • World Class Faculty Members & Industry Experts
  • IIIT Bangalore Alumni Status
  • No Cost EMI Option
  • 10+ Projects and Assignments
  • 10+ Tools & Programming Languages
  • upGrad 360° Career Support - job fairs, mock interviews etc.
  • Student Support is available 7 days a week, 24*7
  • Get 4 months Executive Certification in Data Science & Machine Learning, for free.
  • Software Career Transition Bootcamp for non-tech & new coders (new)
  • Showcase your expertise and skills to potential employers using an e-portfolio
  • Get expert advice on how to craft your stellar GitHub profile
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  • Showcase your expertise and skills to potential employers using an e-portfolio. Get expert advice on how to craft your stellar GitHub profile.

“Every kid coming out of Harvard, every kid coming out of school now thinks he can be the next Mark Zuckerberg, and with these new technologies like cloud backend development, he actually has a shot.” ~ Marc Andreessen, Co-founder of Netscape, Board Member of Facebook

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

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Executive PGP from IIIT Bangalore

Complete all the courses successfully to obtain this certification from upGrad.

  • Exclusive Access to 8 weeks of Software Development Fundamentals (Data Structures & Algorithms)
  • Relevant for preliminary round of Interviews in Tech Companies
  • Personalized Bootcamp based on Technical skillset
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  • Basics of Java Programming
    • 2 Weeks
  • Object Oriented Programming in Java
    • 3 Weeks
  • OOD + Software Engineering
    • 4 Weeks
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
    • 13 Weeks
  • 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
    • 500+
      Hours of Content
    • 10+
      Projects and Assignments
    • 45+
      Live Sessions
    • 10+
      Tools and Software


    • 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

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

      • UPSTAC Application:
        This application is one stop for users to request tests from hospitals and g...
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      • Restaurant Finder:
        Restaurant finder is a basic application that finds restaurants on the basis...
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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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      • 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 an microservice based web application backend which allow users to b...
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      • Capstone Project: BookMyCounsaltation
        Develop a microservice-based comprehensive application to allow users to boo...
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      The upGrad Advantage
      Strong hand-holding with dedicated support to help you master Software Development.
      • Learning Support
        Industry Mentors
        • Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants and graders.
        • Receive one-on- one feedback on submissions and personalised feedbacks on improvement
        Student Support Team
        • Student support is available 7 days a week, 24*7.
        • You can write to us via [email protected] or for urgent queries use the " Talk to Us" option on the learn platform.
      • Q&A Forum
        • Timely doubt resolution by Industry experts and peers.
        • 100% Expert-verified responses to ensure quality learning
        Expert Feedback
        • Personalised expert feedback on assignments and projects.
        • Regular live sessions by experts to clarify concept related doubts.
      • upGrad BaseCamp
        • Fun-packed, informative and career building workshops Sessions by industry professionals and professors.
        • Group activities with your peers and alumni
        Industry Networking
        • Live sessions by experts on various industry topics.
        • One-on-one discussion and feedback sessions with industry mentors

      Career Transition Bootcamp

    • Learn skills to help you transition to Software Development roles (SD1, SD2, SD3, Senior Software Engineer, Senior Software Developer)

    • Personalized content basis your level of knowledge

    • 1:1 Mentorship Sessions with Industry Experts

    • Additional Industry Readiness Tests

    • Exhaustive list of Interview Questions curated from Top Companies such as Amazon, Google & Microsoft

    • Relevant for preliminary rounds of interview in Tech Companies

    • Get Data Structures & Algorithm Bootcamp Completion Certificate from upGrad

    • Career Transition Bootcamp

      Career Impact

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      Get an opportunity to interview for 300+ hiring companies partnered with upGrad.
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      Resume Feedback
      Our experts will also help you understand the expectations of the industry so you can prepare your resume better.
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      Career Counselling
      Get personalized career pathing from industry experts to chart out the best opportunities based on your interests.
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      Interview Preparation
      Participate in just-in-time interviews to help you with the pre-interview nervousness.
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      Programme Fee - Indian Residents
      Rs. 2,99,000 (incl. taxes)
      No cost EMI options available. Starting at Rs 10,256/month*
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        • Programme for working professionals, without disturbing their personal or professional life.
        • Exclusive content access in Data Science & Machine Learning, for free.
        • Student Support is available 7 days a week, 24*7
        • Learn from world class faculty with a blend of strong academics, rich industry experience & extensive foreign exposure.
        • Hiring opportunities from Uber, Microsoft, PwC, Genpact and more
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