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HPC Shiksha

Basics of High Performance Computing

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NSM Nodal Centres for Training in HPC and AI, along with CDAC, are organizing a 13-week course on High Performance Computing. This is planned from November 2020 through January 2021, and is open to everyone.

Course Description

The course is named HPC Shiksha - Basics of High Performance Computing motivated by the PARAM series of supercomputers which heralded the era of indigeneous supercomputing in India. You can learn more about the PARAM series of supercomputers here.

Learning Assessment

An end of course examination will be conducted online. Top performers will be given Book Prizes The successful candidates will be awarded a certificate with grades. Others will be given certificates of participation.

Course Objectives

The objective of this course is to teach participants the basic concepts of parallel computing and equip them with knowledge which will be sufficient enough for them to write parallel programs using industry-standard parallel programming frameworks.


The event is scheduled online. E-meeting details will be mailed to the participants at the e-mail id filled in the registration form. Additional guest lectures by experts from industry partners will also be conducted.

Important Dates:

Course Registration Period

16 October 2020 to 28 October 2020

Course Start Date

9 November 2020

Course Duration

3 Month