Certification Courses

Course Name: CCNA – Routing and Switching
Duration (No. of hours): 110 hours
Course Coordinator: Mrs. I. Devapriya, AP/CSE.
Glimpses of Course:

The Cisco Networking Academy® CCNA Routing and switching curriculum is designed for students who are seeking entry-level ICT jobs or plan to pursue more specialized ICT skills. CCNA Routing and Switching provides comprehensive coverage of networking topics, from fundamentals to advanced applications and services, with opportunities for hands-on practical experience and career skills development.

Topics Covered:

Students will progress from basic networking to more complex enterprise and theoretical networking models later in the curriculum.

There are four courses in the recommended sequence:
  • Introduction to Networks
  • Routing and Switching Essentials
  • Scaling Networks
  • Connecting Networks

In each course, Networking Academy students will learn technology concepts with the support of interactive media and apply and practice this knowledge through a series of hands-on and simulated activities that reinforce their learning.

Lab Facilities:
Hands on Training with
  • 3 CISCO1941/K9 Integrated Services Routers Generation 2 (ISR-G2)
  • 3 HWIC-2T Serial WAN Interface Cards
  • 3 WS-C2960-24TC-L Cisco Catalyst switches
  • CISCO Packet Tracer 7.2
Industry Partner:
CISCO Systems, Bangalore
Job opportunities:

Courses 1-2 align with the Cisco CCENT certification and courses 3-4 align with the Cisco CCNA R&S certification. Students gain the skills needed to become network administrators, technicians, or managers. Placement in highly paid networking company Nutanix, NetApp, CSS Corps.

Course Name: IBM Cloud Application Developer
Duration (No. of hours): 20 hours
Course Coordinator: Dr.A.Shamila Ebenezer, AP/CSE.
Glimpses of Course:
  • developing applications using IBM cloud
  • Cloud-based Application Life Cycle using DevOps
  • Core Cloud services (monitoring, logging, scaling), and security
  • Open technologies like CloudFoundry and Git like repositories
Topics Covered:
  • Introduction to IBM Cloud
  • IBM Cloud Compute Options
  • Design Cloud Native Applications
  • Security and Integration
  • Data services
  • DevOps and Continous Delivery
  • Managing a running cloud application
  • Augmenting applications with Emerging Technologies

Lab Facilities:
IBM Big Data Software Center of Excellence
Industry Partner:
IBM India Pvt LtdJob opportunities:

An IBM Certified Application Developer - Cloud Solutions v3 technical professional understands concepts essential to the development of Cloud applications. They will have experience creating applications on IBM Cloud. They understand how to build applications by deploying their code on Cloud platforms and extending them through managed services. This individual is able to perform these tasks with little to no assistance from product documentation, support or peers.

Key Areas of Competency:
  • Planning and implementing cloud ready applications
  • Enhancing cloud applications using managed services
  • Managing applications using continuous delivery toolchains and other Cloud services
Course Name: Associate Android Developer Certification
Duration (No. of hours): 65 hours
Course Coordinator: Mr. Bright Gee Varghese. R
Glimpses of Course:

The Associate Android Developer Exam demonstrates the type of skill that an entry-level Android Developer should have as they begin their career. By passing this performance-based exam and earning the Associate Android Developer Certification, you prove that you're competent and skilled in tasks that a developer typically performs.

Topics Covered:
  • App functionality

  • Construct apps that use Android’s messaging, multitasking, connectivity and media services to design full-featured apps primarily for mobile devices.

  • User interface

  • Quickly create apps with clean, effective user interfaces that take advantage of Android’s rich UI frameworks.

  • Data management

  • Leverage Android’s effective frameworks and techniques to perform or schedule data retrieval/storage efficiently in a mobile environment.

  • Debugging

  • Understand the debugging tools in Android Studio and create more reliable and robust apps.

  • Testing

  • Be able to test the execution of a running program with the intent of finding errors and abnormal or unexpected behavior.

Lab Facilities:

Apple and Dell Desktops
Industry Partner:

Google Technology company

Job opportunities:

  • Mobile Application Developer
  • Android Application Developer
Course Name: Internet of Things – Connecting Things
Duration (No. of hours): 70 hours
Course Coordinator: Dr. P. Getzi Jeba
Glimpses of Course:

Cisco Networking Academy's IoT curriculum provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the Internet of Things (IoT). It develops foundational skills using hands-on lab activities that stimulate the students in applying creative problem-solving and rapid prototyping in the interdisciplinary domain of electronics, networking, security, data analytics, and business. The student-centric approach translates into the student being able to ideate, design, prototype and present an IoT solution for an identified business or society need.

Topics Covered:
Understand and explain the concepts, opportunities and challenges of digital transformation using IoT.
  • Design and model IoT solutions using simulation tools (Cisco Packet Tracer).

  • Design and prototype IoT solutions using electronics, microcontrollers (Arduino) and single board computers (Raspberry Pi).

  • Securely connect the prototype to the Internet.

  • Use Python to program the behavior of the IoT devices and to connect them to cloud services via APIs (Cisco Spark).

  • Work as a team and apply the User-Centered Design Approach (“design thinking”) to develop, rapidly prototype, iteratively refine and pitch a business idea for an IoT solution (Hackathon).

Lab Facilities: Hands on Training with

  • Sensors and actuators
  • Arduino, NodeMCU and Raspberry Pi
  • Python and CISCO Spark
  • IoT based Packet Tracer Simulations.

  • Industry Partner:

    CISCO Systems, Bangalore

    Job opportunities:

    IoT curriculum aims to equip students with a Global Problem Solver mindset and skillset, and to fuel their imagination through a deeper understanding of the transformative impact IoT, Big Data, and analytics technologies are having on business and our ability to solve social issues.
    Placement in IoT based companies. (CISCO, IoT Labs, Bosch)

Course Name: Java SE 8 Oracle Certified Associate
Duration (No. of hours): 40 hours
Course Coordinator: Mr. Bright Gee Varghese. R, AP/CSE.
Glimpses of Course:
The Java SE 8 Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) certification helps you build a foundational understanding of Java, and gaining this certification credential is the first of two steps in demonstrating you have the high-level skills needed to become a professional Java developer.

Topics Covered:
What Is a Java Program?
  • Introduction to Computer Programs
  • Key Features of the Java Language
  • The Java Technology and Development Environment
  • Running/testing a Java program
Creating a Java Main Class
  • Java Classes
  • The main Method
Data In the Cart
  • Introducing variables
  • Working with Strings
  • Working with numbers
  • Manipulating numeric data
Managing Multiple Items
  • Introducing variables
  • Working with Conditions
  • Working with a List of Items
  • Processing a list of items
Describing Objects and Classes
  • Working with objects and classes
  • Defining fields and methods
  • Declaring, Instantiating, and Initializing Objects
  • Working with Object References
  • Doing more with Arrays
  • Introducing the NetBeans IDE
  • Introducing the Soccer League Use Case
Manipulating and Formatting the Data in Your Program
  • Using the String Class
  • Using the Java API Docs
  • Using the StringBuilder Class
  • More about primitive data types
  • The remaining numeric operators
  • Promoting and casting variables
Creating and Using Methods
  • Using methods
  • Method arguments and return values
  • Static methods and variables
  • How Arguments are Passed to a Method
  • Overloading a method
Using Encapsulation
  • Access Control
  • Encapsulation
  • Overloading constructors
More on Conditionals
  • Relational and conditional operators
  • More ways to use if/else constructs
  • Using Switch Statements
  • Using the NetBeans Debugger
More on Arrays and Loops
  • Working with Dates
  • Parsing the args Array
  • Two-dimensional Arrays
  • Alternate Looping Constructs
  • Nesting Loops
  • The ArrayList class
Using Inheritance
  • Overview of inheritance
  • Working with subclasses and superclasses
  • Overriding methods in the superclass
  • Introducing polymorphism
  • Creating and extending abstract classes
Using Interfaces
  • Polymorphism in the JDK foundation classes
  • Using Interfaces
  • Using the List Interface
  • Introducing Lambda expressions
Handling Exceptions
  • Handling Exceptions: An overview
  • Propagation of exceptions
  • Catching and throwing exceptions
  • Handling multiple exceptions and errors

Lab Facilities:

  • Sensors and actuators
  • Apple and Dell Desktops
Industry Partner:

Oracle Corporation

Job opportunities:

  • Java Programmer
  • Software Testing using Selenium
Course Name: RedHat Certified System Administrator
Duration (No. of hours): 70 hours
Course Coordinator: Mr. A. Alfred Raja Melvin, AP/CSE.
Glimpses of Course:
Red Hat Certified System Administration is designed for IT professionals who are new to Linux and require core Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills. Focused on administration tasks that will be encountered in the workplace, this course will actively engage students in task-focused activities, lab-based knowledge checks, and facilitative discussions to ensure maximum skill transfer and retention.

Topics Covered:

Red Hat Linux Installation, Local and Remote Logins, File System Navigation, Users and Groups, File Permissions, SELinux Permissions, Process Management, Updating Software Packages, Creating and Mounting File Systems, Service Management and Boot Troubleshooting, Network Configuration, System Logging and NTP, Logical Volume Management, Scheduled Processes, Mounting Network File Systems, Firewall Configuration, Virtualization and Kickstart.

Lab Facilities:

A dedicated Classroom Environment for Conducting RHCSA Course is configured in SPD Lab, Dept of CSE.
Industry Partner:

RedHat Academy, RedHat, India.

Job opportunities:

  • System Administrator at Data Centre’s
  • Linux System/Server Administrator
  • Linux Support Engineer
  • Linux System Engineer
Duration (No. of hours): 40 hours
Course Coordinator: DR.K. RAMALAKSHMI
Glimpses of Course:
  • The Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) for Oracle Database 12c assesses fundamental concepts and skills DBAs need for daily operational management and maintenance.
  • Building upon the competencies in the Oracle Database 12c OCA certification, the Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) for Oracle Database 12c includes the advanced knowledge and skills required of top-performing database administrators, including development and deployment of backup, recovery and Cloud computing strategies.

Topics Covered:
  • As Per 1Z0-061(Examination) Syllabus

  • Lab Facilities:

  • DELL &Apple systems
  • Industry Partner:

  • Oracle Corporation

  • Job opportunities:

    Oracle Database technology is used by the world's leading companies to manage critical business functions, systems and processes.
    • Oracle Database is the number one database in the world.
    • Over 305,000 top companies trust their critical systems to Oracle Database.
    • Oracle Database is the number one embedded database technology.
    Reap the Benefits of Earning an Oracle Certification
    • Expand your knowledge base and validate your skills to appeal to potential employers.
    • Improve your potential earning power to command a higher salary.
    • Learn to perform complex, hands-on activities through lab, study and practice sessions.
    • Access a secure digital badge you can add to your social media profiles.
    • Gain exposure to a wide variety of important features, functions and tasks to use on the job.
    • Receive 90 days of free access to Oracle Learning Streams.
    Course Name: SUSE Certified Administrator (SCA) in Enterprise Linux
    Duration (No. of hours): 45 hours
    Course Coordinator: Mr. BL Radhakrishnan, AP/CSE.
    Glimpses of Course:

    SUSE Certified Administrator (SCA) in Enterprise Linux course is designed for those who are seeking a fundamental understanding of the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) operating system. This course helps prepare students for the SUSE Certified Administrator in Enterprise Linux certification exam.
    This course is offered to get you involved in hands-on-practice exercises and lab so that you know about new features and capabilities of the Linux environment.
    SUSE Enterprise Linux is a modern, and modular OS helps simplify multimodal IT, makes traditional IT infrastructure efficient and provides an engaging platform for developers. As a result, you can quickly deploy and transition business-critical workloads across on-premise and public cloud environments. Enrolling into this course would provides

    • Increase your job skills and knowledge: Certification will help you feel more secure in your job because it offers a meaningful indication of the skill set you bring to your role and the value you bring to your organization.
    • Prove you’re at the top of your game: By obtaining certification, you are demonstrating your discipline, dedication and ability to keep up with change in the industry.
    • See the certification value in potential salary growth: With each certification learning path and exam, you increase your value to your employer.
    • Instantly apply your knowledge: While you are studying, you can apply that knowledge to your existing position, which will increase on-the-job effectiveness and job satisfaction.
    • Become your company’s Linux troubleshooter: Your employer will turn to you to troubleshoot problems, knowing that you are less likely to need outside help. By placing confidence in your skills, your employer can minimize downtime and disruption to the company’s business.
    • Increase your credibility: You have access to the SUSE Certification database and will be able to publish your certification credentials, proving your skills to current and future employers and setting yourself apart from other candidates in the field.
    • Be a speed demon and free up your time: Now that you’re the Linux expert, your troubleshooting will be done quickly and easily, so you’ll have more time to focus on other things, like having fun.
    • Establish credibility: You will earn the right to display the SUSE Certified logos on your website, business card and other advertising materials, distinguishing yourself from others.
    • Become the expert: You always knew you were the smartest person in the room; now you can prove it to everyone else.

    Topics Covered:
    1. Get to know SUSE Linux Enterprise
    2. Work with the Command Line
    3. System Initialization
    4. Process Management
    5. Identity and Security
    6. Manage Software
    7. Network Software
    8. Storage
    9. Administration and Monitoring
    10. Hardware Management

    Lab Facilities:

    • Dell Optiplex 3020 Desktops with 1TB HDD and 16GB RAM – 28
    • Dell Power Edge R220 1U Rack Server
    • Dell Power Edge R730 Server
    • Super Miro Server (8 Blades)
    • Supermicro Super Storge Server /li>
    Industry Partner:

  • SUSE

  • https://www.suse.com
  • Job opportunities:

    India is the outsourcing hub for many MNCs across the globe. This creates better opportunities for IT professionals. If you hold a SUSE Certification, you will have better career opportunities in SUSE Linux environments.
    SUSE Certified Engineer (SCE) received a salary of roughly about $90,000 per year. It is significant to know that the salary in India will vary from one job role to another based on their job character.