• Learning Format Self-Paced Learning

Why Join this Program

IITM Pravartak Advantage

IITM Pravartak Advantage

Earn a certificate in full stack development and attend masterclasses from IIT Madras faculty

Campus Immersion

Campus Immersion

Attend 2 Day campus immersion at IIT Madras Research Park

Immersive Learning

Immersive Learning

Gain practical experience with 20+ projects and capstones across 4 domains

Integrated Labs & Git Profile

Integrated Labs & Git Profile

Sharpen your skills with integrated sandboxed labs and build a Git portfolio from scratch


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Full Stack Development Course Overview

Gain skills in full stack development to design, build, and scale frontend and backend systems. Gain exposure to over 10+ tools/frameworks and 20+ real-world projects via an immersive learning approach led by live virtual classes, access to integrated labs, masterclasses from IIT faculty, and JobAssist services to enhance your career prospects.

Key Features

  • Earn a Full Stack Development certificate of completion from IITM Pravartak and Simplilearn
  • Fast-track your learning with the help of AI coding assistant tools
  • Attend masterclasses from IIT faculty
  • Attend a 2 Day campus immersion at IIT Madras Research Park
  • 40+ micro skilling exercises & 6+ work-like professional projects
  • Develop expertise in 10+ full stack development tools and frameworks
  • Live sessions on the latest AI trends, such as generative AI, prompt engineering, explainable AI, and more
  • Experience hands-on learning in our Running Capstone, where you'll collaboratively create a full-stack website from start to finish.

Full Stack Developement Course Advantage

This full stack development program will provide you with the skills to build dynamic web applications using appropriate data structures and tech-stacks.

  • IITM Pravartak Certificate

    Partnering with IITM Pravartak

    • IITM Pravartak will issue your program certificate directly within 90 days of program completion
    • Attend a 2 Day campus immersion at IIT Madras Research Park
    • Attend masterclasses from IIT faculty
  • Git Portfolio Sample

    Program Outcome

    • Create your own Git Portfolio to showcase your skills
    • Build interactive and user-friendly applications that provide a smooth and dynamic user experience
    • Build dynamic apps using MongoDB, Express, React, and Node.js for seamless end-to-end web development

Full Stack Development Course Details

This Professional Certificate Program in Full Stack Development - MERN covers a broad range of topics, including Agile, HTML, CSS, Javascript, Bootstrap, data structures and algorithms, database basics, development with SQL, MongoDB, Node.js, and Express.js.

Learning Path

  • In this introductory Full stack development course, you'll explore the program's structure, curriculum, and learning outcomes. Understand what lies ahead and how this program can propel your professional career trajectory.

    • Effective Project Planning with Agile Methodology
    • Version Control System Implementation with Git and GitHub
    • Customizing Web Pages Using HTML and CSS
    • Essential JavaScript Fundamentals
    • Advanced JavaScript Techniques
    • Bootstrap for Application Customization
    • Utilizing JSON Server
    • Introduction to ReactJS and Core Concepts
    • Rendering, Lifecycle, and Managing State with ReactJS
    • ReactJS Routing for Seamless Navigation
    • Implementing Reducers and Custom Hooks
    • Leveraging ReactJS Context API and Redux
    • Efficient API Calls in ReactJS
    • JSX Transform
    • Comprehensive Frontend Testing with JEST
    • Introduction to various types of data structures
    • Understanding Time and Space Complexity
    • Searching and Sorting Algorithm
    • Introduction to MongoDB for Data Storage
    • Schema Design, MongoDB Shell, and Server Management
    • Performing Operations in MongoDB
    • Starting with Open AI APIs in Node.js
    • Event Handling and Request Management in Node.js
    • File System Integration and Database Connectivity in Node.js
    • Launching Your Backend with Express.js
    • Configuration, Middleware Usage, and Request Handling in Express.js
    • Efficient Response Methods, Error Handling, and CRUD Operations in Express.js
    • Testing with Mocha for Robust Backend Development
  • The capstone projects designed in this training will provide you with the opportunity to apply your full stack development skills and tackle real-world industry-relevant problems. You will also learn to set up and manage your Git portfolio.

  • Join an exclusive masterclass on Serverless Architecture: Developing Applications without Infrastructure Management, led by K S Ganesan (KSG), Managing Director at GenZeal® Technology Services and Advisor-Partner at FlamencoTech. This online session, part of our masterclass series and delves into the crucial role of full-stack development in organizational growth. Understand why it's imperative for businesses to comprehend, implement, and invest in this domain to foster scalability.

  • Learn how to create seamless MERN stack development and production environments using containerization with a widely used tool: Docker and manage your applications on AWS Cloud.

    • Attend live Gen AI masterclasses & learn how you can leverage it to streamline workflows and enhance efficiency
    • These cutting-edge masterclasses are conducted by industry experts, where you delve deep into AI-powered creativity, understanding various concepts & topics related to generative AI.

Skills Covered

  • Full Stack Development
  • Web Development
  • Backend Development
  • Database Management
  • Server Side Development
  • Version Control and Collaboration
  • Cloud Deployment and DevOps
  • Testing and Quality Assurance
  • Agile Development
  • Project Management
  • RESTful API Design

Tools Covered

CSS3JavascriptGIT FSDAWSJenkins FSDmongodb FSDDocker FSDMocha.jshtml 5Express.jsNode.jsReact

Capstone Projects

  • Project 1

    Fintech Sector

    Create dynamic and responsive online banking web applications to deposit, withdraw, and transfer money between accounts.

  • Project 2

    Food Delivery Services

    Create food delivery apps using MERN stack. Apply the skills you have learned to solve problems that the food delivery industry faces today.

  • Project 3

    Entertainment Sector

    Create applications for the entertainment industry using your knowledge and skills in back-end technology, API development, HTML, and CSS.

  • Project 4

    Healthcare Services

    Create integrated healthcare applications using the MERN stack and incorporate the best data security practices applicable to the healthcare industry.

Disclaimer - The projects have been built leveraging real publicly available data-sets of the mentioned organizations.


Program Advisors

  • Dr. Mangala Sunder Krishnan

    Dr. Mangala Sunder Krishnan

    Professor Emeritus, IIT Madras

    Mangala Sunder Krishnan, a Professor at IIT Madras, specializes in theoretical molecular and magnetic resonance spectroscopies, quantum chemistry, and quantum information. He obtained his PhD from McGill University and is one of the founder-coordinators of NPTEL.


Batch Profile

The program caters to working professionals from various industries and backgrounds aspiring to become full stack developers. The student diversity adds richness to our classes.

  • The class consists of learners from excellent organizations and diverse industries
    Software Prodcut - 32%Information Technology - 26%BFSI - 18%Telecommunication - 12%Others - 12%

Admission Details

Application Process

The application process consists of three simple steps. An offer of admission will be made to the selected candidates and accepted by the candidates by paying the admission fee.


Submit Application

Tell us a bit about yourself and why you want to do this program


Application Review

An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application



Selected candidates can begin the program within 1-2 weeks

Eligibility Criteria

For admission to the Professional Certificate Program in Full Stack Development,candidates

Should have a bachelor's degree with an average of 50% or higher
May have a non-programming background
Are not required to have prior professional experience

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Program Benefits

  • Certificate from IITM Pravartak and Simplilearn
  • 2 Day campus immersion at IIT Madras Research Park
  • Masterclasses from IIT faculty
  • Access to sandboxed labs
  • Expertise in 10+ full stack development tools & frameworks

Full Stack Development FAQs

  • What is IITM Pravartak?

    IITM Pravartak Technologies Foundation is a Section 8 company and the Technology Innovation Hub at IIT Madras. It is funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, under its National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems (NM-ICPS).
    The foundation offers a variety of skill development courses in areas such as full-stack development, data analytics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. These courses are designed to help professionals and students develop the skills they need to succeed in the 21st-century workforce.

  • What is the Professional Certificate Program in Full Stack Development - MERN by IITM Pravartak?

    The Professional Certificate Program in Full Stack Development - MERN by IITM Pravartak is a comprehensive 6 month long course offered in partnership with Simplilearn to teach full stack development skills from scratch. The full stack development course is designed for graduates, freshers, and working professionals, including those from non-technical backgrounds, who wish to become a full stack developer.

  • What topics are covered in the full stack development program?

    The program covers a wide range of topics including front-end and back-end web development, database management, server-side development, version control and partnership, cloud deployment and DevOps, testing and quality assurance, agile development, project management, and RESTful API design.

  • Who are these full stack development courses designed for?

    The full stack development courses are designed for individuals interested in becoming proficient in both front-end and back-end web development; this course is suitable for both fresh graduates and experienced developers, even for those with no prior coding experience.

  • What are the prerequisites for full stack developer certification enrollment?

    Prerequisites for a full stack developer certification vary from course to course. There are no prerequisites for the IITM Pravartak’s Full Stack Development – MERN Course, as the course covers everything from the basics to advanced topics in full stack web development.

  • What is the duration of this full stack developer program?

    The duration of this Full Stack Development Program – MERN by IITM Pravartak is 6 months. 

  • How does the MERN stack work?

    The MERN stack combines four key technologies: MongoDB, Express.js, React, and Node.js. MongoDB is a database storing data in a flexible, JSON-like format. Express.js handles the backend, managing routes and HTTP requests. React is responsible for the frontend, creating dynamic user interfaces. Node.js functions as the server-side runtime environment. Together, these technologies enable the efficient development and deployment of web applications.

  • Will I receive a full stack developer certification upon completion?

    Upon successfully completing the program, you will receive a full stack developer – MERN certificate of completion from IITM Pravartak and Simplilearn.

  • Is the program instructor led?

    Yes, the program includes live online classes led by eminent industry experts with years of experience in the field.

  • How do I enroll in the Full Stack Development Program by IITM Pravartak, and what is the cost?

    To enroll in the Full Stack Development Program By IITM Pravartak in partnership with Simplilearn, click on the application link provided on this webpage to fill out an online application form. The online application also involves submitting a brief statement of purpose (SoP), stating your intentions behind joining this program and mentioning that you are eligible for it.

  • Why choose the MERN stack development?

    Opting for the MERN stack development offers a multitude of advantages. It provides a unified JavaScript language throughout the development process, boosting developer productivity. Its modular architecture facilitates code reuse and maintenance. The MERN stack is well-suited for building responsive, real-time applications, making it an ideal choice for modern web development.

  • What is the difference between MEAN & MERN?

    While both MEAN (MongoDB, Express.js, Angular, Node.js) and MERN (MongoDB, Express.js, React, Node.js) stacks share common components, the main difference lies in the frontend technology. MERN employs React for user interfaces, while MEAN uses Angular. This divergence impacts the respective stacks' development workflow, coding style, and overall architecture.

  • What are the advantages of choosing a full stack developer course?

    The advantages of choosing a full stack developer course include gaining versatile skills for both front-end and back-end development. Full stack developers are in huge demand across the world and  with a few years of experience developers can command huge pay packages in the industry.

  • What are the best full stack developer courses?

    There are several full stack development courses available online. However, the Professional Certificate Program in Full Stack Development- MERN offered by IITM Pravartak stands out because of its unique offerings, including:

    • Certificate of completion from IITM  Pravartak and Simplilearn
    • 2-day campus immersion at IIT Madras Research Park
    • Masterclasses from IIT faculty  
    • Access to sandboxed labs 
    • Build expertise in 10+ full stack development tools and frameworks

  • What are the main benefits of the MERN Stack?

    The MERN stack offers a host of benefits, including

    • Utilizing JavaScript for both frontend and backend streamlines development and eases collaboration.
    • The efficiency of React's component-based architecture enhances code reusability and accelerates development.
    • MERN's components enable real-time updates.
    • Vast community support ensures access to resources, libraries, and solutions, expediting development.
    • Scalability due to MERN's modular structure and Node.js's non-blocking nature.

  • What happens if I miss a lecture in this online full stack developer course?

    This Professional Certificate Program in Full Stack Development – MERN offered by IITM Pravartak provides self-paced online material that can be accessed anytime at the learners' convenience. Moreover, the program offers recordings of live sessions to catch up on missed lectures.

  • What are the roles and responsibilities of a full stack developer?

    Full stack developers are responsible for both the user interface and the server-side logic of web applications, handling various aspects of development.

  • What is the average salary for a full stack developer?

    The average salary of a full stack developer in India, as per Ambitionbox, is INR 5.1 LPA. The salary can go as high as INR 16 LPA with experience.

  • What coding proficiency is necessary to succeed as a full stack developer?

    A good full stack  developer must be proficient in coding and be well aware of the various tools and platforms available for full stack development. However, you need not have any coding experience to enroll in full stack development courses. For instance, the Professional Certificate Program in Full Stack Development – MERN offered by IITM Pravartak and Simplilearn covers everything necessary to become a full-fledged full stack developer, from the very basics to the most advanced topics. So, you need not possess any coding experience to start your full stack developer journey.

  • What are the major components of the MERN Stack?

    The MERN stack comprises four major components:

    • MongoDB: A NoSQL database that stores data in a JSON-like format.
    • Express.js: A backend framework that facilitates routing, handling HTTP requests, and middleware integration.
    • React A frontend library for building user interfaces using reusable components and a virtual DOM for efficient updates.
    • Node.js: A runtime environment that executes JavaScript code on the server side, ensuring high performance and non-blocking I/O operations.

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