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Why Join this Program

IITG’s Academic Excellence

IITG’s Academic Excellence

On completion, receive Executive Alumni Status and become eligible for campus immersion at IITG

Hands-on Learning

Hands-on Learning

Gain practical experience with 40+ hands-on projects and 20+ tools and cloud services

Integrated Labs

Integrated Labs

Sharpen your skills in sandboxed Cloud + DevOps labs

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Program Overview

Become a cloud expert with Simplilearn's Cloud Computing and DevOps Professional Certificate Program in partnership with E and ICT Academy, IIT Guwahati. Master deploying reliable Microsoft Azure and AWS applications with theoretical and practical learning through live virtual classes, interactive labs, self-paced videos and peer collaboration.

Key Features

  • Earn lifetime 'Executive Alumni Status' from E&ICT Academy, IIT Guwahati
  • Hone your skills with 40+ hands-on projects using our integrated sandboxed Cloud + DevOps labs
  • Boost your portfolio with 3 industry-specific capstone projects on Azure and AWS Cloud technologies
  • Earn a certificate of completion from E & ICT Academy, IIT Guwahati along with a physical hard copy
  • Become eligible for campus immersion at IIT Guwahati
  • Live sessions on the latest AI trends, such as generative AI, prompt engineering, explainable AI, and more
  • Attend live virtual classes led by industry experts
  • Develop expertise in 20+ tools and cloud services
  • Attend Masterclasses from IIT Guwahati faculty

Post Graduate Program Advantage

This program leverages E & ICT Academy, IIT Guwahati's academic excellence in Cloud and DevOps technologies. Acquire expertise in leading cloud platforms like AWS and Azure to demonstrate your abilities with hands-on, real-world projects. 

  • E & ICT Academy Certification

    Partnership with E & ICT Academy, IITG

    • E&ICT Academy, IIT Guwahati will issue your program certificate directly within 90 days of program completion
    • Online interactive cloud computing Masterclasses conducted by professors from E & ICT Academy, IIT Guwahati.
    • Become eligible for a 3-day campus immersion at IIT Guwahati
  • Azure Training Certificate

    Partnership with Microsoft:

    • Get an official course completion badge/certificate hosted on the Microsoft Learn portal
    • Acquire an official Microsoft course completion transcript

Program Details

Our programs offer comprehensive training on designing and implementing solutions using AWS and Azure. Gain proficiency in cloud architecture, infrastructure design, administration, and automation. Prepare for certifications, acquire real-world skills, and boost your cloud and DevOps career.

Learning Path

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

  • Attend this foundation course at your own pace to dive deep into the basics of AWS and Azure. This optional course will help you establish a strong foundation in AWS and Azure Cloud, which will serve as a benchmark for your upcoming courses.

    • Introduction to Amazon Web Services
    • AWS Compute Overview
    • Understanding AWS Networking Basics
    • Exploring AWS Storage Options
    • Overview of Databases in AWS
    • Introduction to Deployment and Monitoring
    • Basics of Optimization and Serverless Concepts
    • Fundamentals of Security and Account Management in AWS
    • Deep Dive into AWS Compute Services (EC2, Amazon EBS, ELB, Auto Scaling, Lambda, Amazon WorkSpaces)
    • Advanced AWS Networking (Security Group, NACL, VPC, NAT, Internet Gateway, VPN, CloudFront, Route 53)
    • In-depth exploration of AWS Storage Solutions (S3, Storage Gateway, S3 Encryption, EFS, Glue, Athena)
    • Understanding Databases in AWS (RDS, DynamoDB, ElastiCache, Redshift)
    • Advanced Security & Account Management (IAM, Cloud Security, Config, Secrets Manager, Cognito, Cloud Tower, WAF, GuardDuty, Macie)
    • Deployment & Monitoring (CloudWatch, CloudFormation)
    • Optimization & Serverless Architectures (Lambda, API Gateway, SQS, SNS, EventBridge, Kinesis)
    • Container Services (Fargate, ECS)
    • Manage Subscriptions and Governance (Cloud Shell, PowerShell, Azure Tags, Cost Management, Resource Manager, ARM Templates)
    • Manage Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) (Group Creation, Azure policy)
    • Administer Identity (Azure Directory, Administrative Unit)
    • Implement & Manage Storage Accounts (Azure Storage Services, Blob, Encryption, Azure Files)
    • Deploy and Manage Azure Compute Resources (Azure App Service, Azure Containers, Azure Kubernetes)
    • Configure and Manage Virtual Networking (Azure Firewall, VNET Peering, Gateway, network traffic, Azure Application gateway, Load Balancer)
    • Monitor and Backup Azure Resources (Data Protection, Azure Backup, Log Analytics Usage, Network watcher)
    • Governance and Resource Management
    • Authentication and Authorization (Azure AD)
    • Logging and Monitoring (Azure Workbooks, Insights, Monitor)
    • High Availability (Traffic Manager, Geo-Replication)
    • Backup and Recovery (Azure Backup, Site Recovery, and Data Archiving)
    • Relational and Non-Relational Data (Azure Storage Account, Blob, Cosmos DB)
    • Data Integration (Azure Data Factory, Data Lake)
    • Automating Compute and Provisioning
    • Application Architecture (Microservices, Serverless, API Integration)
    • Network (Azure Virtual Network, DNS, Firewall, Network Watcher, Load Balancer, Application Gateway)
    • Migrations (Azure Migrate,Azure App Service, Database Migration Service)
    • Cost Optimization
    • Fundamentals of DevOps
    • Version Control Systems (Git and AWS CodeCommit)
    • Infrastructure as Code Tools (AWS CloudFormation and AWS CDK)
    • Containerization and Orchestration Tools (Docker, Amazon Elastic Container Service, and AWS EKS)
    • Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery Tools (AWS CodeBuild, AWS CodeDeploy, and AWS CodePipeline)
    • Configuration Management Tools (Ansible, Chef, and AWS OpsWorks)
    • Monitoring and Optimization of Your DevOps Pipeline (AWS CloudWatch, AWS X-Ray, and AWS CloudFormation Designer)
  • This Cloud Computing capstone project will give you an opportunity to implement the skills learned throughout this training. Dedicated mentoring sessions will teach you how to solve real-world, industry-aligned problems. The project is the final step in the learning path and will enable you to showcase your expertise in cloud computing to future employers.

  • Attend online interactive cloud computing training classes conducted by professors from E & ICT Academy, IIT Guwahati. Gain insights about advancements in cloud computing and understand why it has become essential for any organization to understand, implement, and invest in cloud computing skills to scale up.

  • Simplilearn's Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Architect certification program will empower you with the skills needed to advance your career in cloud architecture. The course covers IAM, Networking, cloud storage, and much more.

  • With Data Engineering certification course you will become familiar with the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud platform, including Kinesis Analytics, and AWS big data storage, processing, analysis, visualization, and security services.

  • Gain advanced technical skills and knowledge to design, manage and secure data, applications and infrastructure in the cloud using best practices, policies and procedures.

  • The DevOps on Azure course will help you become a master of DevOps and Azure with expertise in several topics, including SRE and instrumentation strategy, security and compliance planning, Azure Service Fabric configuration, Azure Pipelines integration, and more. You will become proficient in both domains and ready for the certification exam upon completion.

  • The Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure course equips you with the skills to design, develop, and implement cloud-based solutions on the Microsoft Azure platform. You will learn how to leverage Azure services, apply best practices for application development, and integrate security and scalability into their solutions.

  • This Cloud Computing Course includes AWS Developer Associate training that will teach you how to write code and design scalable applications, implement application security and testing, and develop expertise with key AWS components such as S3, DynamoDB, Elastic Beanstalk, and Cloud Formation.

  • This AWS SysOps training is a prerequisite to the DevOps Engineer certification. You will learn how to migrate on-premise applications to AWS, control the flow of data to and from AWS, master the AWS management console, implement operational cost controls, and enhance your ability to leverage AWS resources and services efficiently with this Cloud Computing course.

  • Gain data migration skills on AWS with this course. Learn how to migrate data efficiently using AWS Database Migration Service (DMS), AWS Glue, and AWS Snowball. Acquire hands-on experience in planning, executing, and managing data migration projects. Prepare for the AWS Data Migration certification and excel in data migration on AWS.

    • 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

  • VPC Design and Implementation
  • Serverless Computing
  • Infrastructure as Code
  • Containerization and Orchestration
  • Monitoring and Diagnostics
  • Multi Cloud Deployment
  • High Availability and Fault Tolerance
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Continuous Integration
  • Cloud cost optimization
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Continuous Delivery

Tools Covered

amazon ec2amazon ecsapp servicesaws lambdaazure container serviceazure functionselastic beanstalkvirtual machinesamazon dynamo dbamazon rdsazure cosmos dbazure SQL databaseaws cloud formationaws cloudwatchazure visual studio team serveramazon inspectoraws IAMazure key vaultazure security centeramazon elbazure dnsAzure MonitorAzure Front Door


  • Project 1

    Multi Cloud Connection Architecture

    For a Fintech firm, architect a multi-cloud strategy to ensure uninterrupted service availability, confidentiality, and security. Skills: VPC, Load Balancers, VPN

  • Project 2

    Deployment of Multi Cloud Application

    For a logistics firm, deploy a multi-cloud application using AWS and Azure platforms to maintain high availability and resiliency. Skills: Load Balancer, VM, AWS EC2, AWS RDS

  • Project 3

    MultiTimer Web Application

    For a healthcare firm, set up a decoupling of a multi-timer web application deployed on Azure using services offered by AWS. Skills: AWS SQS, AWS RDS, Azure Monitor VM

  • Project 4

    Infrastructure Deployment for Realtime Data Management

    Optimize your organization's networking with AWS-based NoSQL data warehousing for real-time data analysis and growth. Skills: AWS Management Console, Amazon Kinesis, AWS Lambda

  • Project 5

    Automating Workloads

    Adopt networking architecture using ARM templates to automate infrastructure deployment, enhancing security and efficiency. Skills: IAC, ARM Template, Network Architecture

  • Project 6

    Configure and Connect Database Instance with a Web Server

    Deploy a multi-tier app on AWS setting up a scalable web server and securely storing employee inputs in a MySQL database. Skills: AWS Management Console, Apache Web Server

  • Project 7

    Deploying Azure protected GeoRedundant Solution

    Build a secure, globally distributed app with path-based routing to optimize user experience. Skills: Load Balancing, Azure Traffic Manager, Application Gateway

  • Project 8

    WordPress Instance

    Set up WordPress for a blogging company: live publishing, development/testing, timed availability, monitoring instance health. Skills: AWS CloudFormation, AWS EC2

  • Project 9

    Workloads and Assigning Custom Roles

    Set up virtual networks with Azure with a custom RBAC role assigned to an employee for network/VM management with strict access control. Skills: Azure AD, VNet peering, RBAC

  • Project 10

    Realtime Data Management

    Build a AWS-based NoSQL data warehousing architecture to optimize networking in underserved markets, leveraging real-time data processing. Skills: Kinesis streams, DynamoDB

  • Project 11

    Highly Available Architecture

    Deploy a highly available web app using Azure public load balancing to avoid VM exposure. They prioritize automation for future deployments. Skills: Azure CLI

  • Project 12

    VPC with Database and EC2 Instances

    Deploy a web application with a secure and scalable database by setting up a secure VPC with public and private subnets. Skills: VPC architecture, AWS EC2, AWS RDS

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


Program Advisors

  • Dr. Gaurav Trivedi

    Dr. Gaurav Trivedi

    Associate Professor, EEE and Principal Investigator, E&ICT Academy, IIT Guwahati

    With an M.Tech. in Microelectronics and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay, Dr. Gaurav Trivedi’s research spans circuit simulation, VLSI CAD, electronics system design, computer architecture, IoT, high-performance computing, large-scale optimization, and machine learning.


Join the growing Cloud industry

The demand for cloud computing experts is soaring, with a 23.1% YoY surge in the last 12 months. Cloud professionals enjoy a positive career outlook, as indicated by a turnover rate of 42% for employees with these valuable skills. 

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Cloud Job Roles Available Worldwide

Source: Gartner
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Growing annually through 2030

Source: Fortune Biz Insights
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Average annual salary

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Batch Profile

This program caters to working professionals from a variety of industries and backgrounds; the diversity of our students adds richness to class discussions and interactions.

  • The class consists of learners from excellent organizations and diverse industries
    Information Technology - 35%Software product - 29%BFSI - 15%E Commerce - 9%Others - 12%
    Wells Fargo

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

Complete the application and include a brief statement of purpose


Application Review

An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application



Offer needs to be accepted by eligible candidates by paying the program fee

Eligibility Criteria

For admission to this Cloud Computing + DevOps certification program, candidates:

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

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Program Benefits

  • Certificate of Completion from E & ICT Academy,IIT Guwahati
  • Integrated sandboxed labs & 20+ practice tools
  • Eligibility for campus immersion at IIT Guwahati
  • Exposure to prompt engineering, ChatGPT, generative AI etc
  • Live & self-paced learning content for better engagement


  • What are the benefits of the Executive Alumni Status offered by E&ICT Academy, IIT Guwahati ?

    As part of the Executive Alumni Status offered by E&ICT Academy, IIT Guwahati, you will get access to:

    • Lifetime 'Executive Alumni Status' from  E&ICT Academy, IIT Guwahati
    • Invitation to  E&ICT Academy, IIT Guwahati webinars (T&C apply).
    • Access to Campus Newsletters 
    • Access to  E&ICT Academy, IIT Guwahati online library (will be available soon).
    • Access to Alumni discounts on Management Development Programmes offered by SimpliLearn.

  • What are the advantages of our Cloud Computing & DevOps Certificate Program?

    Our Cloud Computing & DevOps Certificate Program is an effective way to learn cloud computing because it offers an immersive and intensive learning experience that focuses specifically on the practical skills and knowledge needed to excel in the field.  This program provides hands-on training, real-world projects, and expert mentorship, allowing you to gain expertise and prepare for cloud computing roles in a shorter time than traditional educational programs.

  • Why should I take a Cloud DevOps course?

    Careers in cloud computing are abundant for those interested in getting started or looking to upgrade their certification(s). Our Cloud Computing & DevOps Certificate Program can help you check all those boxes and advance your career.

  • What is Cloud Computing and DevOps certification?

    Cloud Computing and DevOps certifications validate your skills and demonstrate that you have a working knowledge of essential cloud concepts, tools, and techniques. Our Cloud Computing & DevOps Certificate Program will prepare you to take certification exams offered by  AWS, Azure, and GCP.

  • Where can I start learning about Cloud Computing and DevOps?

    Many resources are available to understand and implement cloud computing concepts and techniques. There are online tutorials, books, self-paced online courses, and instructor-led virtual classes in online Cloud & DevOps certificate programs that can help you learn cloud computing basics

  • Is the Cloud Computing and DevOps course easy to learn?

    Cloud computing can be challenging to grasp, even for those with a technical background. Our Cloud Computing & DevOps Certificate Program will make it easier for you to comprehend the basics of cloud computing with an interactive learning environment.

  • What skills are needed to pass Professional Certificate Program in Cloud Computing and DevOps?

    Cloud computing involves many concepts and techniques that require extensive training. Some of the important skills required to earn a cloud computing certification are an understanding of cloud service provider options, operating systems, networking, virtualization, cloud storage, cloud security, programming languages like Python or Java, and serverless computing.

  • Are cloud computing certifications worth it?

    Certifications can help you stand out in a competitive job market. With cloud computing certifications on your resume, you can demonstrate your proficiency in cloud concepts and skills to prospective employers.

  • Which organization offers certification training on Cloud Computing & DevOps standards?

    Leading cloud computing platforms such as AWS, Azure, and GCP provide comprehensive training programs and a wealth of study materials to support exam certification preparation.

  • What jobs are available in cloud computing?

    There are many positions in the booming field of cloud computing, such as cloud engineer, developer, administrator, consultant, and solutions architect. Job portals often use different terminology when listing cloud-related positions, and cloud jobs may be categorized based on specific vendors. Examples of these categorizations include AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Google Associate Cloud Engineer, and Azure Administrator.

  • Does DevOps cloud computing require coding experience?

    While coding experience is an important skill for cloud professionals, our Cloud Computing & DevOps Certificate Program does not require prior coding knowledge.

  • Can I get a sealed transcript for World Education Services (WES) at the end of the program?

    Transcripts for WES are exclusively reserved for degree programs. Please note that we do not provide sealed transcripts, and our programs are not eligible for WES or similar services.

  • Which is the best certification for cloud professionals?

    The popularity of cloud certifications has surged due to the growing demand for skilled professionals and the attractive career advantages they offer. You have the option to pursue both vendor-neutral and vendor-specific cloud certifications, such as:

    • Cloud Architect
    • AWS Solutions Architect
    • Azure DevOps Solutions Expert
    • Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate 
    • AWS Developer Associate
    • Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

  • What is the duration of Cloud Computing and DevOps EICT IIT Guwahati Program?

    The Cloud Computing and DevOps program offered by EICT IIT Guwahati has a duration of 8 months. It is designed to equip participants with industry-relevant expertise in cloud computing and DevOps practices.

  • Why should I enroll in this Cloud Computing and DevOps course by IIT Guwahati?

    Enrolling in the Cloud Computing and DevOps course by IIT Guwahati offers numerous benefits. You gain access to expert-led instruction, cutting-edge curriculum, hands-on projects, and a prestigious certification from one of India's top technical institutions. Moreover, the course offers assistance in preparing for interviews and preparing the learners’ resumes in a way that makes them stand out amongst competitors.

  • What types of projects will I be working on while enrolled in IIT Guwahati’s Cloud Computing and DevOps program?

    Throughout the program, you will work on a variety of real-world case studies and capstone projects, allowing you to apply your cloud computing and DevOps skills in practical scenarios. Some of the projects you will be involved in are implementing Azure IaaS, using Azure portal to implement security and PaaS services, Azure Functions, automating workloads with ARM Templates, migrating a SQL server database to MySQL Using AWS DMS, etc. These projects will provide valuable hands-on experience and enhance your problem-solving abilities.

  • What are the key advantages of offering a Professional Certificate Program in Cloud Computing and DevOps?

    Offering a Professional Certificate Program in Cloud Computing and DevOps brings several advantages. Participants gain in-depth knowledge of industry-leading technologies, acquire skills in high-demand areas, receive a certification from a reputed institution, and enhance their employability in the competitive job market.

  • How do Cloud Computing and DevOps contribute to the evolution of online learning platforms?

    Cloud Computing and DevOps have significantly contributed to the evolution of online learning platforms. These technologies enable scalable infrastructure, efficient deployment processes, and automated operations, ensuring reliable and accessible online education experiences for learners worldwide. By leveraging cloud computing and DevOps practices, online learning platforms can enhance performance, reliability, and scalability while delivering seamless user experiences.

  • What are the benefits of this Generative AI Masterclass?

    These masterclasses are delivered in the form of live virtual sessions by experienced industry experts. This delves deep into the world of AI-powered creativity, helping you understand multiple concepts & topics related to generative AI such as effective prompt engineering, ethical considerations in GenAI and much more. 
    You will gain exposure to the world of Gen AI, some of its practical applications, some of the latest advancements in the field and much more - thus setting you apart from your competitors and helping you stay ahead in your career.

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