Basic Programming using Python

Educational Services for Outreach at Scale (ESOS)


January 26th, 2021 to May 7th, 2021

Course Content Teaching Faculty Duration and Venue
Who Should Attend Course Fee and Certification How to Apply
Note Address For Communication

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Programme Overview

Python is a general-purpose, high-level, remarkably powerful dynamic programming language that is used in a wide variety of application domains. Python supports multiple programming paradigms, including object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.

This course helps you to gain hands-on experience in Python through a series of programming assignments and quizzes.

Course content

The topics covered in this course:

  • Introduction to Python
  • Plotting
  • Saving Scripts
  • Numpy Arrays
  • IPython Notebooks
  • Basic Data Types
  • Control Flow
  • Core Data Structures
  • Functions
  • Files
  • Modules
  • Exceptions

Teaching Faculty

Prof. Prabhu Ramachandran, Department of Aerospace Engineering, IIT Bombay

Duration and Venue

Registration Opens

December 31, 2020

Registration Ends

February 15, 2021

Course Starts

January 26, 2021

Course Ends

May 7, 2021

Course Duration

6 weeks

Who Should Attend

It is open to all, interested in learning Python irrespective of their academic background.

Course Fee and Certification

The registration fee for the course is Rs. 475/-. However, register before 26 January 2021 for Rs. 375/- to avail the early bird registration discount.

Important Payment Instruction:

Please note that the registration fee once paid is neither refundable nor adjustable under any circumstances.
While making a payment for the course,
(i) If you receive a transaction failure message and your amount is NOT debited, please pay again by logging in to IITBombayX-LAKSHYA programme(https://www.it.iitb.ac.in/lakshya) website.

(ii) If your amount is debited and you still receive a transaction failure message, please DO NOT make another payment. Send a mail to workshopfund@cse.iitb.ac.in with cc to Eoutreach eoutreach@it.iitb.ac.in with a subject "Transaction failure but amount debited". Also, provide the transaction details in the mail. You will soon receive a reply from us on the same.


Honor Code e-Certificates will be issued on successful completion of the course based on the grading policy mentioned in the course. Please note that all e-certificates will be issued online after the course ends on 7 May 2021. No hard copies will be given.

How to Apply

Enrollment will be strictly online, and no other mode of application will be entertained. The online registration is available from 31 December 2020 till 15 February 2021.

Course registration steps for the IITBombayX-Lakshya portal: 

  • Once you select the course of your interest from the homepage. A page will open where Click on the link “Click here for registration form” to get enrolled for this course.
  • You will be prompted to enter your email address.
    1. If you have already registered in our earlier courses: Use your existing email id and password to get enrolled.
    2. If you are here for the first time: A form will open where you have to enter the OTP (received in the entered email), password and other required details and press SUBMIT button (for your account creation).
  • You will be routed to Registration form of this course and select your appropriate ‘Audience type’, (if not selected earlier) and Press on ‘Pay Now’ button.
  • Once the payment is successful , you will receive an automated email. Also, your name will be listed in the ‘List of Participants’ page in Course page.
  • Register on IITBombayX site (https://courses.iitbombayx.in/register) using the same email id to access the course content (if already registered in IITBombayX site with same email, then you may skip this step).
  • You will be mapped in IITBombayX of this course within 2 to 3 working days.
  • You will be able to access the course in your IITBombayX dashboard after login.

Note

The course content is released under Open Source License. All participants must agree that the content contributed by them in any form, (assignments, questions, etc.)  would be released under Open Source Licence, by accepting the terms mentioned under ‘No Objection Certificate’. All contributors will be acknowledged.

Address For Communication

Dr. Kalpana Kannan
Project Coordinator, ESOS Project
Department of CSE, Kanwal Rekhi Building,
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay,
Mumbai - 400 076.
Tel.: +91 9833594905 (Mahendra)
Email: eoutreach@it.iitb.ac.in
Website - www.it.iitb.ac.in/lakshya/ www.iitbombayx.in



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