Executive PG Program
in Software Development

Learn in-demand skills and grow your Software Development career with IIIT Bangalore.

  • 40,000+
    Paid Learners
  • 4
  • Online
  • Jun 30, 2022
    Start Date
  • 13 Months
    10-15 hrs/week
  • Financing
    Starts at $138.86/month
  • Overview
  • Instructors
  • Syllabus
  • Specializations
  • Projects
  • Benefits
  • Fees
  • Refer & Earn

Program Overview

Key Highlights

  • Online Sessions + Live Lectures
  • 4 Months Content Access in Data Science & Machine Learning, for free
  • World Class Faculty Members & Industry Experts
  • IIIT Bangalore Alumni Status
  • 30+ Case Studies and Projects
  • 10+ Programming Languages & Tools
  • upGrad 360° Career Support
  • Student Support available all day for your convenience (24*7). For urgent queries, use the Call Back option on the platform

4 specializations to choose from
- Full Stack Development
- Blockchain Development
- Cloud Backend Development
- DevOps


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 languages like Java & Python & specialize in any of the mentioned fields
  • Advance Your Career
    Data Engineer, Big Data Developer, Big Data Engineer, Big Data Architect, Software Developer.
  • 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 with 50% or equivalent passing marks. No coding experience required.

Programming Languages and Tools Covered

Executive PG Program from IIIT Bangalore

Complete all the courses successfully to obtain this prestigious recognition from IIIT Bangalore. (Four Specializations)

  • Earn Executive PGP from IIITB & join the global pool of accomplished Alumni & Industry Experts.
  • Receive hands on exposure to industry relevant case studies and assignments.
Executive PG Program from IIIT Bangalore
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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
  • Toolkit for Experiential Learning
    • 3 Weeks
  • Experiential Learning
    • 4 Weeks
  • OOD + Software Engineering
    • 4 Weeks
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
    • 10 Weeks
  • 400+
    Hours of Content
  • 30+
    Case Study and Projects
  • 10+
    Tools and Softwares


You can choose any one specialization, based on your interest.

  • Full Stack Development
  • Cloud Backend Development
  • Blockchain Development
  • DevOps
  • Topics Covered

    Full Stack Development
    • 7.5 Months
    User interfaces & Frontend Development
    Backend Development
    Software Architecture and Deployment
    Capstone Project
  • Topics Covered

    Cloud Backend Development
    • 7.5 Months
    Distributed Systems & Cloud Databases
    Design & Development of Microservices
    Serverless Development and Deployment of Cloud-Native Applications
    Capstone Project
  • Topics Covered

    Blockchain Development
    • 7.5 Months
    Blockchain: Basics and Applications
    Building a distributed application on Hyperledger Fabric
    Foundations of BlockChain/ Distributed Computing and Architecting Blockchain Applications
    Capstone Project
  • Topics Covered

    • 7.5 Months
    DevOps Essentials
    Web Applications at Scale (Live)
    CICD Pipeline, System Provisioning and DevOps Advanced Concepts (Live)
    Capstone Project


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

  • - The specialization batch of – Blockchain will start once in a quarter and frequency of commencement of all other specialisation courses will once every month. Learners are advised to choose their specialisation course accordingly. Please get in touch with our counsellor for more details on commencement of cohort for each specialization in sections indicated below.

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
  • Build a Social Q&A community like Quora
    Apply your understanding of backend and API development, Spring Boot, Swagge...
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  • Image Viewer Web Application like Instagram
    Create a rich, interactive UI for an image sharing social network like Insta...
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  • Image Uploader Project like Imgur
    Use your understanding of the Spring Boot Framework, Thymeleaf, and PostgreS...
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  • Blogging Website like
    Build your own personal blogging website and share your thoughts with the wo...
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  • Decentralized KYC Process for Banks
    KYC for the customers can be immutably stored and accesses from the Blockcha...
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  • Supply chain and Logistics
    This case study is based on the Reliance Group of industries and how they wo...
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  • Cloud as Platform
    Use various AWS managed services to design and develop a web application.
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  • Pharma Supply Chain
    Build a blockchain solution for pharmaceutical supply chain management to ta...
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  • Applied Cryptography
    Use cryptographic and encryption techniques for computer security.
    Learn More
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  • 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
    • Support is available all days for 24 hours.
    • For urgent queries, use the Call Back option on the 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
  • Industry Networking
    • Live sessions by experts on various industry topics
    • One-on-one discussion and feedback sessions with industry mentors
Program Fee
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    How You Benefit From This Program
    • Four specializations to choose from & excel in your software development career.
    • Exclusive content access in Certification in Data Science & Machine Learning, for free.
    • 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.
    • upGrad 360 degree career support in terms of resume building, career mentors, mock interviews etc.

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