IIT-K Launches e-Masters Course in Communication Systems
The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K), has developed an e-Masters in Communication Systems.
The program is a blend of theory and application and focuses on signal processing and communication systems, to ensure professionals are prepared for application-oriented work.
“It enables professionals to learn how to develop systems and processes for all 5G-enabled technologies,” IIT-K officials said.
“The degree includes IIT-K campus tour, mentoring, career support, placement cell access, and incubation support,” they added.
“Professionals who enroll in the degree now will become key drivers in the force of India’s 5G revolution. The degree will help them gain the 360-degree expertise needed to shape and build the country’s communications future” , officials said.
According to a press release issued by IIT-K, “The final application window for the degree is open until June 3, 2022. Interested candidates can visit https://emasters.iitk.ac.in/ to learn more. learn more about the program and apply.’
According to the statement, the program designed and developed by the Department of Electrical Engineering at IIT-K, the degree aims to train professionals to design modern communication systems based on 5G, 6G and edge computing platforms.
The executive-friendly format provides great flexibility for professionals to complete the degree in 1 to 3 years, the IIT-K statement said.
“Nearly 22 million skilled workers will be needed by 2025 and communications technology is expected to contribute $450 billion to the country’s economy over the next 15 years. There will be an increasing demand for a highly skilled workforce for 5G and related technologies to serve the communications ecosystem,” the statement from IIT-K said.
IIT Kanpur was commissioned to develop the baseband unit (BBU) of the 5G NR base station, as part of the test bed.