Recently, the Secretary (Telecom) of, the Government of India launched the ‘IEEE C-DOT Certified Telecom Expert Program (ICCTEP)’.



  • ICCTEP is a concrete step in the furtherance of wide-ranging collaboration between the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT).
  • IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.
  • IEEE and its members inspire a global community through its highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional & educational activities.
  • Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT) is the premier R&D centre of the Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications, Government of India.
  • C-DOT has indigenously designed various cutting-edge Telecom technologies including 4G/5G, Disaster Management, Cyber Security and Quantum Communications.



  • This platform will offer a specially-tailored certification program that aims at providing quality learning in diverse areas of Telecom.
  • The key focus is on building skills that would accelerate the participation of students, academia, technologists, industry, start-ups and other relevant stakeholders in developing globally-competitive Telecom technologies and solutions.
  • The first program launched on the platform is on 5G and beyond.