Executive Post Graduate Programme in Software Development - Specialisation in Cloud Backend Development

Learn to develop cloud-native applications using microservices. Start your journey today at Rs. 5,898 per month*
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree with 50% mandatory, Prior coding knowledge recommended.

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  • 13 Months
    Recommended 10-15 hrs/week
  • Jun 29, 2022
    Start Date
  • EMI options
    Starting at Rs. 5,898*
  • Overview
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  • Instructors
  • Syllabus
  • Projects
  • Benefits
  • Careers
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  • Fees
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Programme Overview

Key Highlights

  • Online Sessions + Live Lectures
  • World Class Faculty Members & Industry Experts
  • 7+ Case Studies and Projects
  • 10 Programming Tools & Languages
  • Software Career Transition Bootcamp for non-tech & new coders (new)
  • Get access to Executive Certification in Data Science & Machine Learning, for free
  • IIIT Bangalore Alumni Status
  • No Cost EMI option
  • Interview Preparation
  • Exclusive Job Opportunities Portal
  • High Performance Coaching (1:1)
  • E-portfolio- Showcase your expertise and skills to potential employers using an e-portfolio. Get expert advice on how to craft your stellar GitHub profile
  • AI Powered Profile Builder
  • Just-in-Time Interviews
  • Personalized Industry Sessions in small groups
  • Career Mentorship Sessions (1:1) with industry experts

“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.
  • Target Audience
    IT and Technology Professionals, Project Leads and Managers in IT/Tech Companies, Data Professionals, Java & Other Coding Professionals, Testing Professionals.
  • Job Opportunities
    Cloud Developer, Software Engineer, Backend Engineer, Cloud Software Developer.
  • Minimum Eligibility
    Bachelor’s Degree with 50% or equivalent passing marks. Prior coding knowledge recommended.

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

Programming Languages and Tools Covered

Executive Post Graduate Programme 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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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
  • 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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      • 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 an microservice based web application backend which allow users to b...
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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: 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 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.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • 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.
        • Be the first to know vacancies to gain an edge in the application process.
        • Connect with companies that are the best match for you.

      Career Impact

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      Personalized 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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      High Performance Coaching
      Get a dedicated career coach to help you stay on track to achieve your career goals, coach you on your profile, & support you in your career journey.
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      Career Mentorship Sessions (1:1)
      Get personalized career landscaping from experts to chart out best opportunities.
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      Interview Preparation
      Support in polishing your hard skills and soft skills for interview preparation.
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      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

    • 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

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      Admission Process

      Programme Fee - Indian Residents
      INR 249,000 (incl. taxes)
      No cost EMI options available. Starting at Rs. 5,898/month*
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        • Learn from world class faculty with a blend of strong academics, rich industry experience & extensive foreign exposure.
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