The Future Is Cloud !

PG Program - Cloud Computing (PGP-CC)

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Application Deadline - 21st December 2017

Why PGP - Cloud Computing

India's Top Ranked Institute

Great Lakes has been the preferred choice of technology professional for over 13 years now.

1.5 Million+ Learning Hours

We have delivered more than 1.5 million learning hours to our students and alumni.


Industry sessions on resume building and career workshops along with preparation for AWS certification.


Dual Certification from Great Lakes & Stuart School of Business, IIT Chicago.

5 Top Reasons to Join PGP - Cloud Computing

Great Lakes' PG Program in Cloud Computing (PGP-CC) is focused on empowering technology professionals for fast track careers in Cloud and Distributed computing. It is a 6-month exhaustive program offered online with live virtual classes on weekends.

Comprehensive Curriculum

The program goes well beyond preparing you for certifications. It builds a sound foundation through coverage of essential topics such as Cloud Essentials, Cloud Architecture, Cloud Service & Deployment Models, Virtual Machines & Containers, Cloud Adoption, Migration and Economics, as well as working on cloud platforms as Developer, DevOps, or Architect.

Hands-on Projects

Become comfortable working with a cloud environment by working on a series of industry-relevant projects. These hands-on projects will give you ample material to prove your cloud experience at interviews, and help you become productive from day one.

Career Support

The program will enable you to achieve AWS certification. You are also provided career support through resume workshops and interview preparation sessions. Relevant career opportunities with leading companies are also shared with candidates.

India's Top Ranked Institute

Great Lakes has consistently been ranked in Top 10 Institutes in the country by Analytics India Magazine, Outlook, Business India and others, and has been the preferred choice for Technology Professionals for over 13 years.

International Recognition

By virtue of being part of an internationally recognized program, you will receive dual certification from Illinois Institute of technology, Chicago (USA) as well as Great Lakes Institute of Management.

A Unique Learning Experience Awaits You.

The PGP-CC enables learning through a combination of expert presentations, demos, and hands-on labs. You will learn to explore and deploy the kind of solutions that cloud computing professionals do.


Online learning and virtual weekend classes enable candidates to pursue the program along with their professional commitments without disrupting their work. Virtual live classes ensure that learning is not monotonous and interactions with industry experts and peers lead to an enriched learning experience.


Hands-on labs, demos, and presentations will help you become comfortable with private, hybrid, and public cloud environments so you can design, develop, and maintain cloud-based solutions for large companies and startups alike.


Our corporate partners are deeply involved in curriculum design, facilitating projects, industry lectures, and professional evaluation.


All our programs have a diverse batch profile where interactions are not only with peers but active employees from different industries, who bring their unique experiences to the fore.

Program Structure

PGP-Cloud Computing is a 6-month online program that includes online and live virtual classes. IT professionals not already working with cloud technologies will gain a solid foundation while those with some cloud experience will gain a more structured and hands-on understanding of cloud technologies, including issues such as migration, deployment, integration, platform choice, architecture and TCO. The program will help you become proficient in working with a range of cloud environments, with a particular emphasis on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft’s Azure.

Cloud Essentials

  • Service Models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)
  • Deployment Models (Private, Hybrid, and Public)
  • Virtualization & Containers (Docker)
  • Core Components (Compute, Network, Storage, Databases, Security, Identity & Access Management)
  • Core Services (Orchestration, Scaling, Monitoring, Availability, Disaster Recovery, etc.)

AWS Cloud Environment

  • Infrastructure, Setup, IAM
  • Network (VPC, Route 53)
  • Compute (EC2, EBS)
  • Storage (S3)
  • Databases (Dynamo DB, RDS, NoSQL)
  • Load Balancing, Fault Tolerance, Security, Reporting, Integration, etc
  • Making the most of the cloud – Microservices, Analytics, Apps

Cloud Architecture

  • Cloud Technology Stack
  • Reference Architecture
  • Case Studies & Sample Architectures


  • DevOps on the cloud (CI/CD)
  • DevOps Toolchain
  • DevOps on AWS

Cloud Adoption & Migration

  • Cloud Economics, TCO
  • Cloud Migration


  • Linux Shell Scripting
  • Python Scripting

Beyond AWS

  • Public cloud alternatives (Azure and more)
  • Private Cloud Essentials with OpenStack


  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Open Stack
  • DevOps toolchain (Jenkins, Chef, etc.)


  • Adopting a Cloud environment
  • Migrating to the Cloud
  • Architecting a public, private or hybrid cloud
  • Deploying cloud-native applications
  • DevOps

Learn from the Best

The faculty pool of the program consists of leading academicians in the field of data science along with several experienced industry practitioners from leading organizations.

Dr. Sourav Dutta

Executive Consultant, Cloud at IBM
Senior Memb ...

Janakirm MSV

Cloud expert at Microsoft, Amazon, Alcatel-Lucent ...

Anil Dwaraknatha

Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft
Speaker a ...

Sohail Adnan

Cloud Solution Architect at Amazon Internet Servic ...

Vijayalakshmi Ragothaman

Program Director, Cloud at IBM

Yeshwanth Hegd

Cloud Consultant, Security Specialist and Open Sta ...


Admission Details for the PG Program - Cloud Computing

Following are the eligibility criteria and selection process for PGP-CC


Applicants should have a minimum of 3 years of experience in a technology role which would include exposure to development, testing/quality assurance, maintenance, database administration and technology infrastructure management.

Selection Process

Interested candidates need to apply by filling a simple online application form. The Admissions committee will review all the applications and shortlisted candidates are required to attend a skype/telephonic interview with the Program Director for final selection.

*Admissions will be closed once the requisite number of candidates have been admitted into the program.


Admission Details for the PG Program - Cloud Computing

Following are the payment details for the program:


Rs.1,25,000 + GST

Includes tuition fee, learning material and lab access.



Candidates can pay the program fee through Cheque, DD, Net Banking, Credit Cards or Debit Cards.*

*Great Learning does not accept cash payments and issues receipts for all fee payments made towards all our programs.

Financial aid

Selected students can contact the Admissions Office for assistance in applying for loans after receiving the offer of admission. Our lending partners include HDFC Credila, Avanse (DHFL), MoneyTap, Credifiable, and Axis Bank. We ensure money is not a constraint in the path of learning.


Mark the Dates

 Here are the Application Deadlines for the program

Application Deadline: 21 December 2017

We follow a rolling admission process and admissions are closed once the requisite number of participants enroll for the upcoming batch. So we encourage you to apply early and secure your seat. Apply Now

Batch commencement dates

Batch 1: 6 January, 2018 (Applications Closed)
Batch 2: March 2018 (Admissions Open)
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