PG Certificate Programme in Cloud Computing
IIT Palakkad

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Course Duration
12 Months
Application Closure Date
10th September, 2023
Commencement Date
16th September, 2023
Session Timings
Saturday, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Programme Overview

Big Data and Cloud Computing have been quite a breakthrough in recent times. Entering a facet of Big Data is being integrated with information systems and making it possible for companies across the country to take advantage of the large-scale computing facilities offering up resources to these organisations for small startup costs. Microsoft Azure, Amazon Elastic Cloud, Google App Engine among others are emerging as leading providers of these solutions and can be used in many different industries.

IIT Palakkad– PG Certificate Programme in Cloud Computing is one of the most affordable programmes of quality and calibre. This cloud programme offers you the opportunity to push yourself forward into your career in the cloud tech field like never before. Participants who want to take part in the technology shift and understand its implications; teaching both the fundamental concepts of how and why Cloud systems work. 

Delve into core fundamental concepts of how and why Cloud systems work, Cloud technologies that manifest these concepts, such as Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, and OpenStack. Learn distributed systems concepts like virtualization, data parallelism, CAP theorem, and performance analysis at scale. Get in-depth insight into “Big Data” programming patterns such as Map-Reduce, Continuous Dataflows, and NoSQL storage systems to build Cloud applications. Additionally, get exposure to hands-on projects and practices to understand the infrastructure.

Programme Highlights

PG Certificate from IIT Palakkad


Learn from IIT Palakkad‘s top-tier faculty and world class industry experts


Industry-relevant Projects and Practical Sessions

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Live Discussion and Doubt Clearing Sessions

Highly Interdisciplinary Curriculum

Hands-on Capstone Projects


IIT Palakkad's Vibrant Alumni Community and Network

Admission Criteria


  • Bachelor degree with knowledge in computer programming with C/Java/C++
  • Practitioners with up to 5 years of work experience.

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Syllabus Breakdown

  • Fundamental concepts of cloud computing.
  • Concepts of operating systems and virtualization
  • Cloud service models
  • SLAs and SLOs
  • Cloud Security
  • Parallel and distributed programming models
  • Hadoop MapReduce
  • Spark
  • Microservices architecture
  • Production-ready microservices using Spring, SpringBoot, and Spring Cloud
  • Cluster setup
  • Programming in Hadoop MapReduce and HDFS
  • Programming in Spark using Scala
  • Data protection, identity, and access management (IAM),
  • OS configuration
  • Network security and encryption
  • Virtualization and the cloud
  • Software-defined networking
  • Software-defined storage
  • Serverless computing
  • Approaches for microservices
  • Deploying the latest OpenStack release
  • Services and architecture of OpenStack
  • All the previous modules will have hands-on sessions with case studies
  • One capstone project will be assigned to the participants in the end
12 Months
Capstone Project
Online Live Sessions
Practical Sessions

About IIT Palakkad

The Indian Institute of Technology, Palakkad (est. 2015) is dedicated to creating an environment that enables students and faculty to engage in the pursuit of knowledge, to dream, think and innovate thereby becoming change agents for a better world. IIT Palakkad aims to become a multi-disciplinary institution with 5000 students by its 10th year. The Institute recognizes collective growth, in collaboration with industry and other academic institutions, as the need of the time and emphasises blue-sky research and directed research as two essential pillars of technology development. It embraces a vision to be a leader in cross-disciplinary inquiries, and to contribute to the potential that India’s demographic dividend represents for the country and the world, which is embodied in the motto of the institute “Nurturing minds for a better world.”

The IIT Palakkad Advantages:

  • The Centre for Industry Collaboration and Sponsored Research (IC&SR) at IIT Palakkad represents an attempt to institutionalise such outward accountability in the education imparted here.
  • Established a Technology Innovation Hub on Intelligent Collaborative System (TIH-ICS) as a part of the National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems (NM-ICPS)
  • Recognized as a Nodal Centre for Training in High-Performance Computing (HPC) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) by the National Supercomputing Mission, an initiative of the Government of India, in 2020.

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Programme Certification

PG Certificate Programme in
Cloud Computing- IIT Palakkad for those who successfully complete the prescribed course of study and fulfil all other academic requirements.


Programme Structure

Programme Fee
Fee Structure
Application Fees
INR 2000/-
Total Programme Fees
INR 1,10,000/- + GST
No cost EMI available.
Installment Pattern
Installment Pattern
Instalment 1
INR 60,000/- + GST

7 days from the release of offer letter latest
by 13th September 2023

Instalment 2
INR 30,000/- + GST
Instalment 3
INR 20,000/- + GST

Admission Process

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Get career assistance as per the profile and preferences. On average, get 5-6 job recommendations to enhance quality employment opportunities.


Career Enhancement Sessions

Bridging connectivity to link the best talent with organizations through eminent sessions from top-class industry speakers.


Note: The programme has been offered by Centre for Continuing Education, IIT Palakkad. Additionally, IIT Palakkad or Jaro Education do not guarantee or promise you a job or advancement in your existing position. Career services is simply provided as a service to help you manage your career in a proactive manner. Jaro Education provides the career services described here. IIT Palakkad is not involved in any way with the career services described above and offer no commitments.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Will I Receive the Alumni Status of IIT Palakkad?

Yes, after completing the PG Certificate Programme in Cloud Computing, you will be awarded a prestigious alumnus tag from India’s most reputable institute, IIT Palakkad.

What is the mode of Delivery for this Cloud Computing Programme?

This interdisciplinary cloud computing programme will be delivered in Live Online learning mode with rigorous IIT-PKD faculty and programme chair.

What is the Duration of the PG Certificate Programme in Cloud Computing

The PG Certificate Programme in Cloud Computing from IIT Palakkad has a duration of 12 months.

What’s the Eligibility for PG Certificate Programme in Cloud Computing?

This interactive programme in Cloud Computing has the following eligibility criteria:

  • A bachelor’s degree with a keen insight into new-age programming techniques such as C, Java, C++, etc.
  • Practitioners with up to 5 years of work experience.
What is the Career path for Cloud Computing Practitioners?

Here are the career prospect for cloud practitioners:

  • Cloud security analyst
  • Cloud network engineer
  • Cloud automation engineer
  • Cloud consultant
  • Cloud software engineer
  • Cloud engineer
  • Cloud architect

Program Counsellor

Program Manager

Prajwala Patil

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