IIT Hyderabad, in collaboration with WiSig Networks has successfully developed and commercialized 5G technology, including an NB-IoT chipset. In the process, a wealth of new knowledge has been created. It is imperative that this knowledge be shared with as many young graduates in the country as possible in the shortest possible time.



We plan to train at least 500 engineers in advance wireless technologies. The country is moving towards indigenization of 5G networks which requires tens of thousands of skilled man power. This certificate program will help address the acute shortage of manpower in this domain.



The eligible students should have a valid Diploma/BSc/B.Tech degree or equivalent from any branch of Science/ Engineering. UG Engineering students may join the program in the 8th semester after producing no objection certificate from their institute.

Course Structure and Duration

Program 1: The program will be of six months duration. It will essentially be comprised of 4 modules.

Program 2: The program will be of three months duration for final semester students. It will comprise only of Module 1 and Module 2.

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    Module 1: Data handling and Hardware Programming

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    Program 1: This will be completely hands on and should be sufficient for participants seeking entry level jobs in software/ hardware.
    Program 2 & 3: This will be completely hands on with basic training on software/ hardware followed by a project.

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    Module 3: Communication Engineering and Standards

    Program 1: This will be completely online and should be sufficient for entry level jobs in the communication industry.

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    Module 2: Signal Processing and related hardware

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    Program 1: This will be in hybrid mode and should be sufficient for entry level in Signal Processing.
    Program 2: This will be a combination of hardware/software programming and lectures by IITH faculty and industry experts. Followed by a project.

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    Module 4: Hands on training on 5G/6G project

    Program 1: This will be done at the 5G/6G testbed at IITH either offline/online depending on the project requirement. Those who complete the project successfully are likely to pursue jobs in software/hardware/firmware design.


There will be two cutoffs.

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    Below first cutoff

    Candidates will not receive any certificate and will be dropped from the course.

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    Above first cutoff and below second cutoff

    Candidates will receive a certificate for that module but will not be eligible for the next module.

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    Above second cutoff

    Candidates will receive a certificate for that module and will be eligible for the next module.

Those who successfully complete all four modules will be given the course completion certificate.

Admission Process

  • Admissions will be on a rolling basis every month. Next cycle starts on march 1, 2023.

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      Apply on the Website

      Start here first!


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      Payment Method

      Please make the payment through the link below.


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      With Scholarship

      Admission will be through written test on the following date. Candidates will be tested on General Aptitude & Basic Mathematics. Initially, scholarship will be given only for module 1. However, if the candidate becomes eligible for module 2, (s)he will continue to get the scholarship.

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      Without Scholarship

      Any eligible candidate may join the program by paying the fee for Module 1. However, if they make it to module 2, they will get a scholarship.

    Fee Structure

    • Upto 250 candidates will be offered scholarship of 25,000/month to 30,000/month over the duration of the program
    • Upto 50 candidates will be offered pre placement offers
      * Offer details will be communicated to selected candidates
    • Upto 200 candidates will be offered project staff positions in 6G project IIT Hyderabad. (Project duration: 3 years)

    program 1

    Introduction to Hardware/Software Programming

    30,000 INR

    program 2

    Signal Processing and FPGA

    60,000 INR


    Including everything.

    Overall: 90,000 INR



    Program 1: 6 months
    Program 2: 3 months

    Fee will be charged per module. Candidate has the option to drop out any time.


    Diploma/BSc/B.Tech or equivalent in any branch of Science/ Engineering
    8th semester B.Techs are eligible upon producing an NOC from their institute.


    Possible after each module

    Contact Details

    For registration questions please get in touch using the contact details below.


    Program Partners

    --- IIT Hyderabad

    --- WiSig Networks Private Limited

    --- IIITB Comet Foundation