• Introduction to the Cloud and Overview of AWS Services
  • Build a Facial recognition app in 30 minutes
  • Earn a certificate and badge from Ethnus and NASSCOM FutureSkills
  • Gain insights on starting your career in AWS
  • All in an interactive and exciting 3 hours event

AWS Discovery Day

India’s Largest Cloud skilling event

in association with
NASSCOM FutureSkills Prime

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    AWS Discovery Day

    3 Goals
    to master AWS

    About Discovery Day

    January 24th & 25th 2024

    This course is designed to teach students and IT professionals the importance of Cloud Computing in today’s world. This course covers AWS services for computing, storage, database management, networking, and content delivery. In this 3-hour course, you will learn how to use AWS services, build a facial recognition app, start a career in AWS Technologies and post completion of session steps, in taking the assessment.

    Speaker Sessions

    Dr. Sandhya Chintala

    Executive Director, IT – ITeS Sector Skills Council & VP NASSCOM

    Amit Mehta

    Head of Business Development- Education & Training at AWS

    Badrinath Lingaraju

    Managing Director
    - Ethnus

    Goutham Nanjundaswamy

    Chief Technology Officer - Ethnus

    Kirti Seth


    Future is AWS

    Session Schedule for AWS Cloud Masterclass

    The session is divided into easy to consume modules including industry talks, demos and hands-on exercises.

    2:00-2:05 PM

    Core note by an industry leader and subject
    matter expert

    2:05-2:50 PM

    Module 1: A World without Cloud

    2:50-3:00 PM

    Question & Answer
    via live chat

    3:00-3:05 PM

    Industry talk
    – Session 1

    3:05-3:50 PM

    Module 2:
    Getting started with AWS

    3:55-4:00 PM

    Industry talk
    – Session 2

    4:00-4:45 PM

    Build a Facial recognition
    app in less than 30 mins

    4:45-5:00 PM

    Get trained on AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials & Next Steps

    How it Works


    Attend the AWS
    Discovery Day

    Receive an email with enrollment instructions for digital training (AWS CPE)

    Complete the digital training, (Finish the 11 digital modules and the assessment module)

    Continue with the AWS Masterclass Series

    Share Certificate & Badge on LinkedIn

    Receive Course Completion Certificate from Ethnus and NASSCOM FutureSkills

    Marks scored 80% and above will receive a course completion certificate from AWS (if Marks <80% reattempt)

    Visit the FutureSkills Prime website frequently to get updates on Emerging Technology.

    How it Works

    Instructor-Led Path


    Receive an email with enrollment instructions

    Attend instructor led training with study material and hands on labs

    Complete the assessment on NASSCOM FutureSkills Prime platform

    Move higher in the AWS Masterclass Series

    Share Certificate and Badge on LinkedIn

    Receive participation certificate on completion from FutureSkills PRIME

    Receive a joint course completion certificate from AWS, NASSCOM and Ethnus

    Re-attempt assessment if score <80%


    Attend the AWS
    Discovery Day

    Receive an email with enrollment instructions for digital training

    Complete the learning path to earn a knowledge badge

    Pay ₹ 600 to take NASSCOM Assessment and get NASSCOM Certified

    Accept your badge from Credly, and share it in the next step

    Receive a joint course completion certificate from AWS, NASSCOM and Ethnus

    Share Certificate on LinkedIn

    Move higher in the AWS Masterclass Series

    Visit the FutureSkills Prime website frequently to get updates on Emerging Technology.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What if I’m unable to attend the live session?

    You can register for any of the next available events from this page.

    Does the free training include hands-on labs?
    No. The self-paced training does not include any hands-on labs. However, you can practice on your own AWS account. (Note: this might incur additional cost)
    Can I take any AWS Certification after this course?
    The Cloud Practitioner Essentials course is designed to help you prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Certification Exam.
    Where should I upload the Cloud Practitioner Essentials certificate that I have received from AWS?
    You can click on the “Upload the Certificate to receive benefits” step in the above pathway or here. Note: It may take 2-3 weeks to validate and process your submission Meanwhile, you can move to the next step of the AWS Masterclass, the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate path.
    I'm a student, how will this help me?

    You will learn the key concepts of cloud and an overall understanding of AWS Cloud terminology and AWS core services. As a student, this course will help you gain insights starting your career in AWS, and also earn a certificate and badge to showcase your skills.

    I'm an IT Professional, how will this help me?

    You will explore the latest trends in AWS. This session can help IT professionals who are planning to start a career in AWS, or upskill their cloud computing expertise.


    Where will I get answers to my questions during the self-paced training?
    You will be able to search for your answers on the AWS documentation, FAQs, Customer Support pages, and AWS blogs.


    Ethnus is a leading Emerging Technology training provider and has trained over 1.5 million students. Pioneering in employability enhancement and skill development since 2007, Ethnus provides training, certification, and placing students in relevant industry-specific jobs. Ethnus has the honor of being the Cloud expert for team India in the WorldSkills 2022 competition. They are the Authorised Training Partner of Amazon Web Services (AWS) for the Cloud Computing courses, EC Council for Cyber Security courses, and many more. Ethnus has been mentioned by Hon. Minister of Education in the parliament (2019) for its training capabilities.

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    Amazon Web Services offers a broad set of global cloud-based products including compute, storage, databases, analytics, networking, mobile, developer tools, management tools, IoT, security, and enterprise applications. From data warehousing to deployment tools, AI/ML to content delivery, AWS provides over 175 services. New services can be provisioned quickly, allowing enterprises, start-ups, small and medium-sized businesses, and customers in the public sector to access the building blocks they need to respond quickly to changing business requirements.


    Nasscom FutureSkills Prime

    FutureSkills Prime is built upon the success of the enterprise variant and together with the government, the Prime platform has been designed for all the people of India. It aims to reskill & upskill around 4 lakh professionals in next three years with an objective to create India’s Digital Talent Stack that will propel India into a leadership position in the digital world. The platform is designed as a resource for all the learners to not only develop digital fluency on new-age technologies but also build advanced skills by getting certified on industry defined & SSC NASSCOM validated skills on both emerging technologies and professional skills.

    © 2023 Ethnus

    Dr. Sandhya Chintala

    Dr. Sandhya Chintala is the Executive Director/CEO of IT- ITeS Sector Skills Council NASSCOM (SSC NASSCOM), which is an integral part of NASSCOM. SSC NASSCOM addresses the ‘Education & Skills Development Initiative’ of this industry body for the country. Dr. Sandhya Chintala is also the Vice President of the National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM), which is the chamber of commerce of the IT-BPM industry.

    Badrinath Lingaraju

    • CEO of Ethnus
    • Emerging Technology skilling strategist
    • Has vast experience in edtech and higher education space

    Goutham Nanjundaswamy

    • CTO of Ethnus
    • An Amazon Authorised Instructor
    • Cloud Computing Expert for Team India at WorldSkills 2022 – the Olympics of Skills
    • He has immense experience in Architecting and building products in the cloud and scaling it up within no time. He has spearheaded all the technology products at Ethnus from the last 5 years.

    Kirti Seth

    Kirti is a business professional with rich experience in entrepreneurship, management and leadership. She is currently on a full time assignment with NASSCOM on the Futureskills project. Her last assignment was with NIIT where, she was working as CEO of NIPE, the NIIT and Genpact joint venture, and also led the global consulting and advisory team. Her past experience of being an entrepreneur as well as her finance background helped her to provide a holistic perspective to every solution offered to clients.