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IIT Madras offers Online Certification Course on Next Generation Mobile Wireless Networks

  • IIT Madras Pravartak Technologies Foundation offers Online Certification Course on Next Generation Mobile Wireless Networks
  • ​Being offered in collaboration with Megam Solutions, the Six Months’ alternative weekend certification course commences on 12th Feb 2022 & is open to Professionals, Researchers, Industry, Start-ups and Engineering Students


CHENNAI, 20th January 2022: IIT Madras Pravartak Technologies Foundation and Megam Solutions are jointly offering a six-month online, instructor–led long-term certification course on ‘Next Generation Mobile Wireless Networks.’

This program will provide a thorough knowledge and hands-on experience on technologies such as 5G, Software Defined Networks, Networks Function Virtualisation and Internet of Things (IoT). The participants will get to understand the architecture of the next-generation mobile wireless networks, network infrastructure components, protocols and various applications of the modern mobile wireless networks.

The course will also help the participants to get exposure to the latest status of 5G standards, deployments of 5G technology across the globe and a deep dive on 5Gi (5G standard from India). Participants will get to perform hands-on activities to develop an in-depth understanding of the various mobile wireless technologies and concepts. The course is open to students of Engineering (UG & PG) & MSc (Electronics), PhD scholars, faculty members and professionals from Industry/Start-ups.

Highlighting the unique aspects of this program, Prof. V. Kamakoti, Director, IIT Madras and Course Coordinator, IIT Madras Pravartak Technologies Foundation, said, “5G is not just a network that can provide entertainment at high speed but is one of the basic building blocks of Industry 4.0. This course is launched at a very apt time wherein, we anticipate employment opportunities with this skill set, in large numbers, in the near future.”

The last date to apply is 8th February 2022. The six months online program commences on 12th February 2022 and is conducted on alternate weekends. Interested Candidates can register, and obtain further information from the following link -https://www.pravartak.org.in/next-generation-mobile-wireless-networks.html

Further, Dr. M. J. Shankar Raman, Chief Executive Officer, IIT Madras Pravartak Technologies Foundation, said, “IITM Pravatak is a leader in providing leading edge technology development and solution provider. With the introduction of the Next Generation Mobile Wireless Networks course we will have trained professionals with hands-on experience who can address the implementation challenges in various use-cases where this technology is applied.

This course will help the participants to develop a deeper understanding of mobile wireless concepts such as Virtualised Radio Access Networks (RAN), MIMO/Beam Forming, Dynamic Spectrum Sharing, Network Slicing and Mobile Edge Computing.

Elaborating on the need for such courses, Mr. S.H. Muthu Kumar, Chief Executive Officer, Megam Solutions, said, “We strongly believe that technologies like 5G will be a growth driver for India and are thrilled to partner with IITM Pravartak on this skill-building initiative. We are glad to be an enabling partner in this mission, with the launch of a unique and among the first lab-integrated training programs in India for 5G. The training covers technologies such as 5G, Software Defined Networks (SDN), Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), and Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC).”

The need of next generation mobile wireless technologies is crucial in many areas like Smart Cities, Industry 4.0, and Enhanced Mobile Broadband services in India. Digital Transformation across the industries is triggering the need for skills in advanced mobile wireless technologies. This course will enable participants to develop skills and build solutions that accelerate the digital transformation journey, by leveraging next-generation mobile wireless technologies.

This program is facilitated by experts with rich experience in building networking products and solutions for leading network device manufacturers and service providers across the globe. The faculties also include academicians from renowned institutions with several years of experience in mobile wireless technology related research.

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