PG Diploma in Cloud Computing


PG Diploma in Cloud Computing



Starting Date

05 February, 2020

Last Date To Apply

21 January, 2020

Course Coordinator

Course Coordinator: Munivel E
Phone: 9443349257
Email: munivel [AT] nielit [DOT] gov [DOT] in

Course Preamble

Business @ the speed of thought has moved from a buzzword to a business reality owing to the integration of business and technology. Digital infrastructures and information networks have become central to any business activity. The information residing on these computers, networks and in cloud are an essential asset and due care should be taken for its security. The impact of any loss of this asset or any downtime of the infrastructure is quite high with the proliferation of easy-to-use tools and open how-to-discussions, the number of people aiming to hack in to or bring down the network is high, both in this country and abroad. Hence, there is a need for heightened security measures to protect both infrastructure and data.

Course Objective

The Course is a 840 Hrs. (6 Months) program aimed at molding candidates to Skilled System/Cloud Engineer with Information Security knowledge to maintain the Systems, Networks and cloud infrastructure in today’s scenario.

Course Outcome

This skill-oriented course provides candidates with information required for configure and administration of OS Server, Cloud Deployment & its Security and equip them with the skills required to protect & recover the computer systems & networks from various security threats in dedicated or cloud environment.

Course Structure

Sl. No

Course Modules


Introduction to Network Management


Introduction to Windows & Linux Server


Advanced Linux Server




Cloud Computing


Cloud Infrastructure


Cloud Security



Course Contents

  1. Introduction to Network Management                
  • Introduction to ISO & TCP/IP Stack
  • Cabling
  • Addressing
  • Managing Basic Switches
  • Managing Advanced Switches
  • Managing Basic Routers
  1. Introduction to Windows & Linux Server
  • Installing Windows Server
  • Setting Active Directory
  • Managing Active Directory
  • Managing User & Group
  • Setting File, Web Server
  • Backup and Restore
  • Introduction to Linux Fundamentals & Commands
  • Advanced Linux Commands 
  1. Advanced Linux Server
  • Configuring DNS Server 
  • Configuring Web Server with Virtual Hosting
  • Configuring MySQL Server
  • Configuring Mail Server
  • Configuring File Servers 
  1. Virtualization
  • Configuring Virtual Box
  • Configuring VMware
  • Configuring KVM Server
  • Configuring Xen
  • Configuring Hyper-V
  • Deploying Vagrant
  • Setting Linux Container
  • Configuring Open Storage
  • Configuring Open vSwitch
  1. Cloud Computing with SaaS & PaaS Cloud
  • Introduction to Cloud Computing
  • Types of Cloud Services
  • Introduction to SaaS Cloud
  • SaaS Cloud Deployment with Open Source Tools
  • Introduction to PaaS Cloud
  1. Cloud Infrastructure using XenServer & vSphere
  • Introduction to IaaS Cloud
  • Types of Cloud Deployment with Xen/KVM
  • Setting Private Cloud with XenServer and XVP
  • Setting Private Cloud with vSphere
  • Deployment with Public Cloud AWS 
  1. Cloud Security
  • Access Control Types
  • Cryptography and Algorithm Analysis
  • Cloud Monitoring
  • Cloud Auditing
  • Cloud Automation
  • Cloud Security Best Practices    
  • Cloud Standards 
  1. Project 

Course Fees

  1. General Candidates: Course Fee is Rs. 60,000/- + GST at actual
  2. SC/ST Candidates: Tuition Fees/Examination fees are waived for SC/ST students. However they are required to remit an amount of Rs. 7080/- as Advance Security deposit. This amount will be considered as security deposit and will be refunded after successful completion of the course. If the student fails to complete the course successfully this amount along with any other security deposits by the student will be forfeited.


ME / MTech, BE / BTech, MCA, MSc / BSc (IT / Computer Science / Electronics) or equivalent of any of these. 

How to Apply 

Candidates are advised to apply online from our website After filling the form with all documents and fees, it can be submitted to NIELIT Chennai office in person or through post before staring of the course. Payment towards non-refundable Registration and Course fee can be paid through any one of the following modes:

DD drawn from a nationalized bank (preferably SBI) in favour of “NIELIT Chennai” payable at Chennai.

Online transaction: Account No:  31185720641 Branch: Kottur (Chennai), IFS Code: SBIN0001669.

Pay through Nationalized Bank Debit Card (Service charges applicable)

Note: The Institute will not be responsible for any mistakes done by either the bank concerned or by the depositor while remitting the amount into our account.

Discontinuing the Course

No fees (including the security deposit) under any circumstances, shall be refunded in the event of a student who have completed the process of admission or discontinuing the course in between. No certificate shall be issued for the classes attended.

Important Dates

Last date to apply online/offline with Reg. fee


Date of Selection list publication

22-Jan-2020 (5:30 PM)

Last date to pay the advance fee (Rs. 10,000/-)

28-Jan -2020



Last date to pay the first installment


Commencement of classes


Last date to pay the second installment


More Details

For more details like How to Apply Online, Placement, etc please Contact the Course Coordinator.

National of Electronics and Information Technology, Chennai

ISTE Complex, No. 25, Gandhi Mandapam Road, Chennai – 600025

E-mail:        Phone: 044-24421445

Contact Person: Munivel E, Mobile: 9443349257