IIT Patna collaborates with WileyNXT to deliver specialized post graduate certification programs

Kolkata: IIT Patna has collaborated with WileyNXT, Wiley’s innovative learning solution for new and emerging technologies and announced the launch of three post graduate certification programs: PG Certification in Cybersecurity and Blockchain, PG Certification in AI & Machine Learning and PG Certification in Big Data Engineering.

These courses are designed for final year students and early stage professionals who aim to build their competencies in new emerging fields to grow their careers further. Post the successful completion of the program the participants will get a certificate of proficiency from WileyNXT and IIT Patna.

Vikas Gupta, MD, Wiley India said, “The unexpected aspect of our current environment needs us to enhance and accelerate our understanding of the digital landscape. The aim behind this collaboration is to create industry-focused, job-role mapped courses to develop and nurture the next generation of skilled professionals.”

According to the Data Security Council of India (DSCI) report, India is the second most affected country for cyber-attacks between 2016 to 2018. The instances of cyberattacks on Indian enterprises surged by 117 percent in 2019 over the previous year, as per a PWC study.

“Organisations are scouting for trained cybersecurity professionals. However, due to the crunch of skilled workforce, supply doesn’t meet industry requirements.”

The program on AI and Machine Learning is designed to create a skilled base of artificial intelligence professionals for a wide variety of Industry applications like Healthcare, Supply Chain, Intelligent Cybersecurity amongst others.

Besides, the big data technology and service market are expected to reach a value of USD 79.5 billion by 2024, at an estimated CAGR of 25.4 % over the forecast period 2019 – 2024.

The 6 months online professional certification programs, including over 150 hours of learning, several capstone projects and real-world case studies, immersions at the campus and masterclasses by Wiley India Advisory council consisting of top industry experts and business technology drivers in India and across the globe.