India’s leading schools are experiencing a surge in demand for custom-made blockchain courses as education providers ramp up services for the expanding industry.
The bulk of available courses on blockchain technology, which range from general overviews to in-depth talks. Then there’s bitcoin trading, which can be done by full-time students or on open platforms.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman mentioned the Reserve Bank of India in her recent budget speech (RBI). Of course, the country’s own central bank digital currency (CBDC) will be introduced this year. This is in addition to a 30% tax on bitcoin revenue. While the future of the bitcoin sector in the United States is unknown. As a result, students are becoming more aware of the potential for blockchain expertise in both the public and commercial sectors.
The RBI’s digital rupee deployment, according to Anuj Kapoor, assistant professor at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA), will enhance public acceptance of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, speeding up adoption and improving crypto literacy in India.
On LinkedIn India, recruiters have posted over 11,000 blockchain jobs, with 144 of them being brand new. On the premier employment portal naukri.com, recruiters such as IBM, Capgemini, and E&Y have advertised over 110,629 job openings for blockchain developers in India. In India, Monster.com, a local job marketplace, has about 700 listings for blockchain developers and cryptocurrency product managers from firms such as JPMorgan.
Recruiters are looking for blockchain technology experts in a range of fields, including finance, legal, and management.
One of India’s most prominent and oldest technical universities. That is, the Indian Institute of Technology-KGP is offering a free 12-week online blockchain education. Sandip Chakraborty is a computer science and engineering associate professor at IIT-KGP. As a result, he believes that mastering any technology at its apex is advantageous.
Professional and recruiter interest in blockchain, according to Chakraborty, will persist for the next few years. Especially in countries like India, which is attempting to establish new blockchain-based technologies and systems.
Disclaimer: These are the writer’s opinions and should not be considered investment advice. Readers should do their own research.