Cloud Backend Development Certificate Program

Acquire the end-to-end skills you need to launch your career in back-end software development.

  • Fully Online
  • 8 Months
    Recommended 10-15 hrs/weeek
  • Jun 30, 2022
    Start Date
  • EMI Options
    Starting at INR 10,059/month
  • Overview
  • Tools
  • Certificate
  • Instructors
  • Syllabus
  • Projects
  • Benefits
  • Careers
  • Admission Process
  • Fees
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About the Program

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

Program Advisor/Masterclass Faculty

Dr. George Stefanek is an Associate Professor of Computer Information Technology at Purdue University. His research focus is on medical information systems primarily in the area of mobile apps that integrate natural language processing, wearable devices and knowledge bases.

Dedicated Career Assistance

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

Student SupportTeam

Student mentor available throughout learning journey for all non academic and nontechnical queries. For urgent queries, use the Call Back option on the platform.

Program Overview

Key Highlights

  • Career Mentorship Sessions (1:1) with industry experts
  • 350+ hours of learning
  • 12+ live learning sessions
  • 9+ programming tools and languages
  • 10+ projects
  • Masterclasses with industry experts
  • Student mentor available throughout learning journey for all non academic and non technical queries.
  • AI Powered Profile Builder
  • Personalised Industry Sessions in small groups
  • Interview Preparation
  • Exclusive Job opportunities Portal
  • High Performance Coaching(1:1)
  • Just-in-Time Interviews
  • Top Skills You Will Learn
    Java, Spring Boot, Cloud,MySQL-Amazon RDS, NoSQL Database-MongoDB, Backend Development, Design and Development of Microservices based web application backend, Testing, Debugging, Containerization. This will enable you to build a robust & interactive web application backend.
  • Job Opportunities
    Backend Developers, Java Developers, Software Engineers/Developers.
  • Who Is This Program For?
    Entry-to-mid-level Technical professionals, IT professionals, engineers, analysts, tech support professionals, recent graduates with at least a basic understanding of computer science and entry-level coding skills.
  • Minimum Eligibility
    High school diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor's degree completion encouraged. Hands-on experience in one or more object oriented programming languages such as C++, Java, Python, etc. Fundamental knowledge of Data Structures and Algorithms (DSA) such as data structures like arrays, sets, dictionaries & linked lists, etc. and sorting & searching algorithms.

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

Programming Languages and Tools Covered

Cloud Backend Development Certificate Program

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Cloud Backend Development Certificate Program
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Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects, assignments and live sessions
  • Fundamentals of Java Programming
    • 2 Weeks
  • Distributed Systems & Cloud Databases
    • 5 Weeks
  • Design & Development of Microservices
    • 11 Weeks
  • Optimization, Testing and Deploying Cloud-Native Applications
    • 8 Weeks
  • Capstone Project
    • 4 Weeks
  • 350+
    Learning Hours
  • 12+
    Live Sessions
  • 10+

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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    • Learning Support
      Student Support Team
      • Dedicated mentor available to assist with non technical and non academic queries.
      • For urgent queries, use the Call Back option on the platform.
      Expert Feedback
      • Personalized expert feedback on assignments and projects
      • Regular live sessions by experts to clarify concept-related doubts
    • Q&A Forum
      • Timely doubt resolution by peers and Teaching Assistants on the Q&A forum
      • Personalised feedback on assignments and case studies
      Industry Networking
      • Live sessions by experts on various industry topics
      • Group discussions
      • One-on-one discussions and feedback sessions with industry mentors

    Career Impact

    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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    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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    Interview Preparation
    Support in polishing your hard skills and soft skills for interview preparation
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    Admission Process

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    Program Fee
    INR 260,000 + GST
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