PG Diploma
in Software Development

Learn in-demand skills and grow your Software Development career with IIIT-Bangalore.
Start your journey today at Rs.11,667/ per month*

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  • Sep 29, 2020
    Start Date
  • 12 months
    Recommended 10-12 hrs/week
  • 300+
    Hiring Partners
  • EMI Options
    Starting at Rs. 11,667*
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Program Overview

Key Highlights

  • 3 Guaranteed Job Interviews or money back
  • Online Sessions + Live Lectures
  • 4months content access in Data Science & Machine Learning, for free.
  • World Class Faculty Members & Industry Experts
  • IIIT Bangalore Alumni Status
  • No Cost EMI Option
  • 30+ Case Studies and Projects
  • 30+ Programming Languages & Tools
  • upGrad 360° Career Support - job fairs, mock interviews etc.
  • Dedicated Student Success Mentor

6 specialisations to choose from
- Full Stack Development
- Blockchain Development
- Big Data
- Cloud Computing
- DevOps
- Cyber Security
- Internet of Things


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

  • Top Skills You Will Learn
    Software development using launguages like Java & Python & specialize in any of the mentioned fields
  • Job Opportunities
    Software Developer/Engineer, Full Stack Developer, Blockchain Developer, Cloud Expert/Architect, Cyber Security Engineer & much more
  • Who is this course for?
    Software Developers, IT Professionals, Engineers, Analysts, Freshers wanting to kick-start career in software development.
  • Minimum Eligibility
    Bachelor's Degree is mandatory (Engineering is preferred). No coding experience required.

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Post Graduate Diploma from IIIT Bangalore

Complete all the courses successfully to obtain this prestigious recognition from IIIT Bangalore. (six specialisations available to choose from)

  • Earn Diploma from IIIT-B & join the global pool of accomplished Alumni & Industry Experts.
  • Receive hands on exposure to industry relevant case studies and assignments.
  • Future proof your career with upGrad's - 3 job interviews or Money Back Guarantee
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World Class Faculties & Industry Experts


Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects, assignments and live sessions
  • Preparatory Course
    • 2 weeks
  • Experiential Learning
    • 4 weeks
  • OOP + Software Engineering
    • 7 weeks
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
    • 8 weeks
  • Specialisation: Full Stack Development
    • 23 weeks
  • Specialisation: Big Data
    • 23 weeks
  • Specialisation: Blockchain Development
    • 23 weeks
  • Specialisation: Cloud Computing
    • 23 weeks
  • Specialisation: DevOps
    • 23 weeks
  • Specialisation: Cyber Security
    • 23 weeks
  • Specialisation: Internet of Things
    • 23 weeks
  • Capstone Project
    • 4 weeks
  • 400+
    Hours of Content
  • 30+
    Case Study and Projects
  • 10+
    Live Sessions
  • 30+
    Tools and Softwares


You can choose any one PG Diploma specialisation, based on your interest.

  • Full Stack Development
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cyber Security
  • DevOps
  • Big Data
  • Blockchain Development
  • Internet of Things
  • Topics Covered

    Full Stack Development
    • 12 months
    User Interfaces, User Experience, and Design
    Backend Development
    Software Architecture
    Software Deployment
    Capstone Project
  • Topics Covered

    Cloud Computing
    • 12 months
    Cloud Computing - Infrastructure, Services, and Business
    Virtualization, Virtual Machines, and Deployment on the Cloud
    Microservices and Building Cloud-Native Applications
    Deploying Cloud-Native Applications
    Capstone Project
  • Topics Covered

    Cyber Security
    • 12 months
    Applied Cryptography and Basic Information Security
    Computer Networks and Network Security
    Application Security
    Capstone Project
  • Topics Covered

    • 12 months
    Introduction to Software Engineering and Agile Methodology
    Deployment Perspective: Agile, Devops, Code, and Versioning.
    DevOps: Continuous Integration (CI) and Continous Deployment
    DevOps - Advanced Topics
    Capstone Project
  • Topics Covered

    Big Data
    • 12 months
    Introduction to Python and libraries
    Distributed Programming
    Platforms for Big Data
    Large Scale Databases
    Streaming Algorithms & Web Mining Solutions
    Capstone Project
  • Topics Covered

    Blockchain Development
    • 12 months
    Blockchain Development in Java Script using Node Js
    BlockChain: Basics and Applications
    Building a BlockChain Application
    Foundations of BlockChain
    Advanced BlockChain Applications
    Capstone Project
  • Topics Covered

    Internet of Things
    • 12 months
    Introduction to IOT - Sensors & Devices, Networks, & Applications
    Programming for IoT using the Cloud
    IOT Analytics and Data Management
    Capstone Project

Industry Projects

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

  • Engage in collaborative projects and learn from peers
  • Mentoring by industry experts to learn and apply better
  • Personalised subjective feedback on your submissions to facilitate improvement
  • Algorithm Design using MapReduce
    Algorithm Design using MapReduce
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  • Analyze Top Streamed Music
    You will learn how to run a MapReduce job that takes input directly from S3....
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  • Health Survey
    "You will ingest the India Annual Health Survey (AHS) 2012-13 data hosted on...
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  • Predict the cryptocurrency market
    You need to fetch real-time data for the four cryptocurrencies, BTC (Bitcoi...
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  • Music Recommendation
    "You will learn how analytics is applied to datasets practically and will ho...
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  • Credit Card Fraud Detection System
    "Decline transaction using big data technology learnt during the program - b...
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  • Advance Demonstration - Google PageRank Algorithm
    "You will then learn to implement Pagerank in Spark on the same dataset with...
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  • Advance Demonstration - Data Platform
    You will learn to build a a Data platform - an essential standardised way to...
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  • Advance Demonstration - Surge Pricing Systems
    You will learn step by step what it takes to solve problems involving real-t...
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The upGrad Advantage
Strong hand-holding with dedicated support to help you master Big Data
  • 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 Success Mentors
    • A dedicated Success Mentors is allocated to each student so as to ensure consistent progress
    • Success Mentors are your single points of contact for all your non-academic queries
  • 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 Impact

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Career Counselling
The upGrad Career Support Team helps counsel you towards taking up the right career path
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Resume Feedback
Obtain specific, personalised inputs on your resume structure and content
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Interview Preparation
Receive one-on-one mock interviews conducted by industry mentors and detailed feedback after the interview
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Job Assistance
upGrad partners with 300+ recruiting partners and matches your profile with the opportunities.
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Program Fee
Starting at Rs 11,667/month*
Program Price 2,25,000 (incl. taxes). No cost EMI options available.
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    How You Benefit From This Program
    • Six specialisations to choose from & excel in your software development career.
    • Exclusive content access in Certification in Data Science & Machine Learning, for free.
    • 3 Guaranteed Job Interviews or money back.
    • An exclusive student mentor to monitor and guide you throughout the learning phase.
    • 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
    • upGrad 360 degree career support in terms of job fairs, resume building, career mentors, mock interviews etc.
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