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Certified IoT Foundation (CIOTF)

About IOT Certification

Gain a solid foundation in the transformative world of the Internet of Things (IoT) with the GSDC Certified IoT Foundation.

Internet of Things  certification validates your expertise in key IoT concepts, architectures, protocols, and security considerations, empowering you to excel in this rapidly evolving field. 

As organizations worldwide harness the potential of IoT to drive innovation and efficiency, the value of IoT certification has never been higher.By earning the Certified IoT Foundation credential, you position yourself as a sought-after professional capable of leveraging IoT technology to deliver tangible results.

Stay ahead of the curve and unlock exciting career opportunities with the GSDC Certified IoT Foundation, your gateway to success in the IoT landscape.

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Objectives of Certified IOT 

  1. Explore IoT connectivity and communication technologies.
  2. Develop expertise in IoT data analytics and visualization.
  3. Understand the integration of hardware and software.
  4. Learn to design and implement IoT solutions.
  5. Gain insights into IoT deployment and scalability.
  6. Become adept at addressing IoT privacy and ethical concerns.
  7. Stand out as a trusted IoT professional in the industry.
  8. Contribute to the advancement of IoT technologies globally.

Target Audience  internet of things certification

Software Engineers

Application Developers

IT Architects

System Administrators

Technical Support Specialists


Benefits of Certified Iot foundation

Demonstrates IoT expertise to employers

Opens doors to lucrative IoT roles.

Stand out from other job applicants

Boost career advancement opportunities

Authenticate skills in IoT technology

Increases earning potential in the IoT field

Enables contribution to IoT innovation


Pre-requisites of internet of things certification

There are no prerequisites for Certified IoT Foundation. Only the participants should definitely be familiar with cloud concepts and vocabulary.



60-minutes exam.
40-multiple choice questions (MCQ).
26 out of 40-65% is needed to pass.
In case the participant does not score the passing percentage, they will be granted a 2nd attempt at no additional cost. Re-examination can be taken up to 30 days from the date of the 1st exam attempt. `


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EXAM SYLLABUS  IOT certification

  • 1.IOT Introduction & Concepts:
    • Introduction: Internet, Things and IoT
    • IoT Types, History and Evolution of IoT
    • IoE, M2M, and Cyber-Physical Systems classifications
    • IoT Facts and Figures Around IoT Application Areas
  • 2.Basic Building Block of IoT - Architecture:
    • IOT Drivers
    • Benefits for Business
    • IoT Business: Opportunities, Benefits, and Challenges
    • IoT Monetization Strategies and Models
  • 3.Big Data - Privacy & Ethics:
    • Architecture of IoT components
    • Network Components Within IoT
    • Explain the basic building blocks of IoT including
    • Sensors, processors, gateways, and applications.
    • Sensors and actuators.
    • Relate to generic factor of sensors.
    • Architectural layers of IoT.
    • Working of IoT.
    • Key requirements of IoT network.
    • Communication technologies used in IoT including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth,
    • Near Field Communication (NFC), ZigBee.
    • Smart environment application and service domains.
  • 4.Enabling Technologies of IoT:
    • Social Media and Mobility in IoT
    • Big Data and Analytics in IoT
    • Cloud Computing in IoT
  • 5. IoT Security and Top Governance Issues:
    • IoT Security Challenges
    • Causes of IoT Security Breaches
    • IoT Security Risks


Ethan Patel

Designation - IoT Project Manager

The GSDC Certified IoT Foundation certification gave me the confidence to lead my team in implementing IoT technologies in our organization. The certification exam was tough, but it validated my understanding of IoT concepts and helped me improve my skills in IoT architecture and data analytics.

Kevin Hernandez

Designation - IoT Developer

As an IoT developer, I was looking for a certification that would validate my skills and knowledge. GSDC's IoT Foundation exam did just that. The exam was challenging but fair, and passing it gave me the confidence to take on more complex projects. 

Jessica Wang

Designation - IoT Engineer

I recently took the GSDC IoT Foundation exam and I was impressed with how well it tested my understanding of the IoT ecosystem. The questions were thought-provoking and required me to think critically about the concepts. Passing the exam has helped me stand out in the job market and has opened up new opportunities for me. Highly recommended!


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