IIT Hyderabad Launches Certificate Program on Future Wireless Communications

Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Hyderabad has launched a 12-month certificate program on “Future Wireless Communications”. The program will start on August 1, 2022. The last date to apply for the program is July 10, 2022. Students can find details and apply for the program on the official website– fwc.iith.ac.in. Diploma, BSc, BTech graduates / final year students or equivalent degree holders in any branch of science or engineering are eligible for this program.
The one-year certificate course is divided into 4 modules with an exit option after any module with a certificate. Selected candidates will receive a scholarship of INR 25,000 per month until the end of the program. The scholarship will be accompanied by up to 50 pre-placement offers and 200 R&D project staff positions under the IITH 6G research project.

On this occasion, Professor BS Murty, Director of the IITH, said: “It is imperative that the wealth of knowledge created within the framework of the IITH 5G research program is shared with as many new graduates as possible in the country in as soon as possible. This certificate program will help address the acute labor shortage in this field by training at least 500 engineers per year.”

Congratulating the Director of the IITH for this unique initiative, the Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Ashwini Vaishnaw, said: “It is heartening to see that the IITH is launching a certificate program on wireless communications future, aiming to train 500 engineers each year. The government, under the leadership of Honorable Prime Minister Narendra Modi Ji, is focusing on developing the Aatmanirbhar 5G ecosystem. Our commitment to building a skilled resource pool of specialist engineers is consistent with our 20-year roadmap to becoming a trusted global supply chain partner. Congratulations to Professor Murty and his entire IITH team, and look forward to the participants of this course contributing to building the digital nation.”

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