29 June 2022 12:42:07 IST

IIT Hyderabad launches future wireless communications programme

IIT Hyderabad

The Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IITH) has launched a 12-month certificate programme on ‘Future Wireless Communications.’ The course will commence on August 1, 2022.

Students with a diploma, BSc, BTech graduates, or final year students or with an equivalent degree in any branch of science or engineering are eligible for this programme. The course is divided into four modules with an option to exit after any module with a certificate. The last date for submitting applications is July 10.

“This certificate programme will help address the acute shortage of workforce in this domain by training at least 500 engineers per year,” said BS Murty, Director, IITH, in a statement. GVV Sharma, Programme Coordinator, said that all the students selected for the programme will get a scholarship of ₹25,000 a month.

“The scholarship will be accompanied by up to 50 pre-placement offers and 200 research and development project staff positions in the IITH 6G research project,” he said.