IIT Kharagpur online short-term courses admission 2020


Are you looking for online short-term courses offered by an Institute of Eminence? Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur) is offering such online short-term courses in various fields. Features of 4 such courses, eligibility criteria, course fees and duration are given here

Why to learn short-term courses

The technology is evolving every day and to be a part of the workforce in the respective field the students, as well as the professionals, need to keep themselves updated with the latest trends. Keeping this in mind, the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur is conducting online short term courses on various technologies ranging from computing to biotechnology. These courses are designed for professionals as well as students and according to your eligibility, interest and filed of work you can apply to these courses. Information on four such short-term courses is given here.

Introduction to R Programming and Data Analytics

This is an online short term weekend course focusing on the aspect of analytics in businesses. In this course, you will learn to use R Programming and various other skills required for data analytics along with its practical implementations. Eminent faculties from IIT Kharagpur and also industry experts will conduct the sessions. The content of this course is divided into the following five topics:

  1. Introduction to Data Analytics, Data Handling with R
  2. More Data Handling with R
  3. Introduction to probability and statistics, distributions
  4. Hypothesis Testing with R Programing
  5. Regression with R

Eligibility: Those who have passed the 1st year of B.Tech can apply for this course. Other than students, Teachers, Instructors, Technical Assistants, Scientific Officers and also working professionals from industry can apply for this course.

Program schedule: There will be a maximum of 6 hours of the session every weekend on Saturdays and Sundays (3 hours each day). The duration of this program is from 7th November 2020 to 27th November 2020.

The last date to apply:1st November 2020.

Course fees: For students, the course fee is Rs 6000/- and for others, the course fee is Rs 8000/-

Recent advances in Environmental Biotechnology

This online course focuses on the role of biotechnology in the global environment, various processes to improve the quality of environment like e-waste management, quality of drinking water, natural resource conservation, pollution control, reduce greenhouse gases, focus on renewable energy, etc. The content of this course is divided into the following topics:

  1. Biotechnology for tackling global water crisis
  2. Biotransformation of xenobiotics
  3. Bioreactors for bioremediation
  4. Biofertilizers for sustainable agriculture
  5. Bioleaching of electronic waste
  6. Bioplastics for a circular economy
  7. Biotechnology for odour and air pollution control
  8. Biotechnology for mitigating climate change
  9. Bioelectrochemical systems for green energy
  10. Bioanalytical methods for food and environmental monitoring

Eligibility: Graduate or undergraduate students, Research scholars, Faculties, Working professionals & persons doing R&D can enroll for this program.

Program schedule: This is a 30-hour online instruction program that will be held from 5th October 2020 to 9th October 2020.

The last date to apply: 30th September 2020.

Course fees: For outside students, the course fee is Rs 1200/-, for students of IIT Kharagpur, the course fee is Rs 600/-, For working professionals, the course fee is Rs 2500/- and for faculties, the course fee is Rs 2400/-

Online Certification on Digital Marketing

Every business has an online presence and for that products are advertised through various digital platforms to reach out to the target audience. With several e-commerce sites selling all types of products companies focus more on the technologies associated with digital marketing. It focuses on various ways of digital marketing like Web marketing, Affiliate marketing, Performance marketing etc and various techniques associated with digital marketing like SEO, Google Analytics, etc. The content of this course is divided into the following topics:

  1. Digital Marketing in the disruptive era
  2. Digital Marketing - Background, Concepts and Channels
  3. Use of Google Analytics and Google tag manager
  4. Forms of Digital Marketing-Web marketing, Sponsored marketing, Affiliate marketing, App marketing, Performance marketing, Ecommerce marketing
  5. Search Engine Optimisation
  6. Content creation, Content Curation and Video Hosting
  7. Attribution Modelling
  8. Customer Relationship Management using Digital Marketing
  9. Measuring effectiveness of Digital Marketing
  10. Assessing the cross-impacts of offline and online marketing and aligning the offline and online marketing
  11. Case studies

Eligibility: This course is for any student interested in learning Digital marketing. Other than students, professionals working in managerial posts in any domain or Entrepreneurs can enrol for this program.

Program schedule: This is a five-day program starting from 5th December 2020 and will end on 9th December 2020. It's a 9 AM to 6 PM session for all the days where there will be a lunch break of 2 hours from 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM.

The last date to apply: 25th November 2020.

Course fees: For students, the course fee is Rs 11,800/- and for working professionals, the course fee is Rs 17,700/-

Digital Literacy with IoT Cloud Data Analytics and AI Key knowledge and managerial perspective

Individuals who wish to have an edge by knowing the tools required for businesses in the data age will find this online course very helpful. Not only students but even managers who are not so aware of the digital process which is going to dominate the coming days will also learn the basics of IoT, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud computing, Data analytics, etc. The content of this course is divided into the following topics:

  1. Introduction to Internet of Things
  2. Introduction to Cloud Business
  3. Introduction to Data Analytics
  4. Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  5. Capstone Group Project Presentation

Eligibility: Those who have passed the 1st year of B.Tech can apply for this course. Other than students, Teachers, Instructors, Technical Assistants, Scientific Officers and also working professionals from industry can apply for this course.

Program schedule: There will be a maximum of 8 hours of session every weekend on Saturdays and Sundays (4 hours each day). The duration of this program is from 5th December 2020 to 20th December 2020.

The last date to apply: 20th November 2020.

Course fees: For students, the course fee is Rs 7000/- and for others, the course fee is Rs 10,000/-

How to apply for these courses


  • You need to visit the online registration portal and sign up using your email id and password

  • After sign up you need to verify your email id through the link sent to your email id

  • On verification of your email, log in with username and password and fill up the required details

  • You need to choose the program form the dashboard and click on the button Apply Now

  • After applying for a course, an email will be sent to the shortlisted candidates mentioning the procedure to make the payment

Contact information

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Kharagpur,
West Bengal - 721302
Phone: +91-3222-255221
FAX : +91-3222-255303

Support: For any help regarding the online program registration you may call the phone number +91 -3222-269626 or send email to: cep_erp@iitkgp.ac.in


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Comments

Author: Umesh24 Aug 2020 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 2

Today the technology is advancing in a rapid rate and industry is searching for people well versed in latest trades like digital marketing, Internet of things, Python, Data analytics, and many more currently in demand. In this situation these short courses by IIT, Kharagpur are a great opportunity not only for the students who are already pushing their B.Tech./B.E. but for the professionals who are not much aware of these new areas as they are busy in their routine jobs with their earlier acquired skills. It is imperative without acquiring newer and newer skills the existing professionals would not be able to stand against the swarm of new recruits armed with so many new skills which are giving the business a push and helping the organisations to quickly diversify and stay in the market. So, it is very much necessary that the existing professionals should choose the course from these offerings and enhance their skills in accordance with the need and requirement of the industry today and to progress either in their existing company or the one where they are dreaming to switch to.

IITs are premier learning centres in our country and it makes a great sense to undertake these specialised short courses from them.



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