Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 16 (PTI): Anyone who wants to add an Ethereum Blockchain credential to their CV, the state-run Kerala Blockchain Academy is offering them a golden chance to learn the technology for free.

The free fundamentals programme in Ethereum Blockchain provides step by step guidance to building applications in Ethereum Blockchain domain.

The self-paced program of one month duration covers the foundations of blockchain as well as the methodologies and guidelines for developing decentralised applications, it said.

Students will be taught to use Solidity to interact with and construct smart contracts to better understand the Ethereum platform’s features and advantages, a statement said here.

The course comes with the most up-to-date material, and students get one-month free access to learn at their pace, it said.

The students who pass with merits will be able to advance their career as Certified Ethereum Developers.

The meritorious students are offered a 50 per cent discount to the master’s degree of Ethereum Blockchain named Certified Ethereum Developer Program offered by Kerala Blockchain Academy, for which they will also receive a blockchain certificate.

The new cohort for the fundamentals starts on October 1, the release said, adding that the last date for application is September 30.

The Kerala Blockchain Academy (KBA), is an initiative of the Government of Kerala under the Indian Institute of Information and Technology and Management – Kerala, for offering blockchain training in multiple domains that help professionals march towards their goal.