The ConsenSys India Developer Program will be held over six weekends, commencing on Saturday, June 9th and concluding with a graduation ceremony on Sunday, July 15th.
The inaugural training session on June 9-10 will be held in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Training sessions from Weekend 2 to Weekend 5 will be held in Bengaluru, Karnataka. The concluding weekend which includes the Hackathon and the graduation ceremony will be held in Visakhapatnam.
The course is priced at INR 70,000. This amount excludes the discounts we are offering for this course.
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The fees does not cover travel and lodging, but we will provide the participants with discounts on their stays. We will cover meals for the duration of the program.
The course is designed for an in-person audience to encourage collaboration and active participation. We will not be providing any live streaming or online sessions for the participants.
We will start rolling out the first batch of acceptance notifications on May 15th 2018. All participants who are selected will be notified by the 3rd week of May at the latest.
The coursework will focus heavily on coding and the program will conclude with a two-day hackathon. That being said, we still encourage you to apply as we will also give considerable weightage to the content in your CV and Cover Letter. Individuals who may not have very strong backgrounds in coding but have great work experience and are passionate about the Blockchain space will definitely be considered.
Click the ‘Course Syllabus’ button on the website to view the list of topics that will be covered during the program.
While ConsenSys Academy is the flag bearer for providing training and education in Blockchain development, the ConsenSys India Developer Program is a limited edition training initiative where some of the most prominent developers and founders in the Ethereum blockchain ecosystem will be flying down to India to teach and interact with the students in person.
Since applicants will be coming from different backgrounds with varying experiences, we will offer them customised packages that are aligned with their backgrounds and interests.
The Program’s core emphasis will center around the Ethereum Blockchain with a brief overview and comparison with some of the other platforms in the Blockchain ecosystem.
Along with teaching how to develop Dapps, we will also be focusing on the history of blockchain, various breaches & flaws in the past, crypto security, token economics, and Solidity. Technical aspects of Plasma and Sharding will also be taught by Ethereum Foundation Developers. To get more information on the topics that will be covered, click the Course Syllabus in the Course Structure section on our website.
At present, there is a severe shortage of highly skilled blockchain developers in India which is hindering the development of a robust Blockchain ecosystem in the country. The certificates issued through the program will be recognized by various corporate firms and educational institutes. Going forward, Blockchain engineers will be of great value to various firms in the industry and will open up many avenues for those who successfully complete the program.