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A 11-month Post Graduate certificate programme  for working professionals that can be pursued online, and covers software, hardware, application systems, big data, and their interplay in IoT systems.

The programme uses a blend of lectures and experiential learning tools to provide expertise in ideation, design, development, and deployment of IoT applications and systems.

Admissions will begin in May 2020.

Pay fee in easy EMIs of INR 13,333 with 0% interest

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  • Programme Highlights
  • Programme Curriculum
  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Fee Structure
  • How to Apply
Programme Highlights
  1. A 11-month Post Graduate certificate programme  for working professionals that can be pursued online, and covers software, hardware, application systems, big data, and their interplay in IoT systems.

  2. Hands-on experiential learning through remote labs that provide access to leading IoT platforms such as ARM Cortex based STM32, Raspberry Pi & Arduino

  3. Extensive digital content including expert lecture videos, and engaging digital learning material

  4. A 6-week Capstone project where you will design, build and implement a prototype IoT system, under the mentorship of BITS Pilani instructors

  5. Interact with BITS Pilani instructors through online live lectures, responsive Q&A support and discussion forums

  6. Two Campus Immersion Modules of 2-days each during which participants will visit the Hyderabad/ Goa Campus of BITS during the programme.

  7. Participants who successfully complete the programme will become members of an elite & global community of BITS Pilani Alumni.

  8. Participants who successfully complete the programme will receive a Post Graduate Certificate in Internet of Things. Such participants can apply to M.Tech. Embedded Systems offered by BITS Pilani Work Integrated Learning Programme

Programme Curriculum
  • Course 1: IoT Technology & Applications

  • Course 2: Communication & Networking Technologies in IoT

  • Course 3: Hardware Architectures for IoT

  • Course 4: Sensors, Actuators, & Signal Processing

  • Course 5: Software & Programming in IoT

  • Course 6: Data Management in IoT

  • Course 7: Capstone Project.

Watch the videos below to learn more.

Download the brochure for detailed Syllabus for each of the Courses.

Eligibility Criteria

To apply, candidates must be working professionals holding BE/ B.Tech. or equivalent in Comp. Sci./ Info. Sys./ Electronics/ Electrical/ Instrumentation. Employed professionals who hold M.Sc. (Electronics) are also eligible to apply

The programme is designed for engineers who wish to transition to IoT career opportunities in sectors such as IT, Automotive, Manufacturing, Energy, Telecom and Logistics. Engineers currently working in organisations that either provide IoT products & services, or design & implement IoT solutions for transforming their own business should also consider applying to this programme.

Fee Structure

The following fees schedule is applicable for the Post Graduate Programme in Internet of Things. 

Programme Fees: INR 2,25,000 (including GST)

(No cost EMI option at INR 13,333 per month available)

Fee Payment Schedule:

Block Amount: INR 25,000 (payable within 7 days of receipt of provisional Admission Offer Letter)

Remainder Programme Fee: INR 2,00,000 (payable within 15 days of receipt of Final Admission Offer Letter)

Pay fee in easy EMIs of INR 13,333 with 0% interest. Click here to learn more

Refund: Participants may cancel their admission within the first 14 days from the start of the cohort i.e. Programme Start date (launch of Course 1). He/ She will be eligible to get a full refund of his programme fee paid, minus the bank processing charges and applicable taxes (the taxes won’t be refunded). Refund will be processed within a maximum of 45 working days. The participant will be required to fill in a refund form that will be made available by the Admission Cell.

Deferral: If a participant is facing severe issues in dedicating time to the course, we provide the opportunity for the participant defer to another batch. Participants can request for deferral ONLY ONCE and to the next immediate scheduled cohort of the same programme. Participants will be required to pay a deferral fees of 10% of programme fees (including GST). The deferral request will be approved once the deferral fees is paid. Till this is completed, the participant will be assumed to be continuing in the same cohort. Participant will start learning on the new cohort from the point of leaving the deferred cohort. If, however, the deferral request is raised before the issue of BITS Student ID, the 10% deferral fees will not be charged and participant will be deferred to the next scheduled cohort. However, in case there is any fee differential between his current cohort and the cohort he/she has deferred to, the participant will have to pay the differential amount.

How to Apply

1. Admissions will begin in May 2020. To apply, you will need to visit the BITS Pilani Online Application Center. Create your login at the Application Center by entering your unique Email id and create a password of your choice. Once your login has been created, you can anytime access the online Application Center using your email id and password.

2. You will receive a Provisional Admission Offer Letter within 2 days of receipt of your Application Form.

3. Upon receiving the Provisional Admission Offer Letter, you will need to submit the following within 7 days using the Online Application Center:

  • Block amount of: INR 25,000

  • Scanned copy of Passport size photograph

  • Scanned copy of self-attested Graduation degree certificate and marksheets

  • Proof of ID (Govt. issued ID such as Driving License, Passport, Aadhaar, Voter ID, etc.)

  • Proof of employment, such as Work Experience Certification from current employer.

4. Upon receiving the Block Amount and other supporting documents, you will receive a Final Admission Offer Letter. You will need to submit the First Installment (INR 2,00,000) within 15 days of receipt of this letter. You may submit this fee in easy EMIs of INR 13,333 with 0% interest. Click here to learn more

5. Upon receipt of the remaining First Installment, you will receive your BITS Student ID, detailed programme schedule and access to the learning

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