Delhi University to Start Admission in Cyber Security Course Next Month

By | July 7, 2018

Delhi University to Start Admission in Cyber Security Course Next Month, Delhi University Cyber Security Course

Delhi University Cyber Security Course

Delhi University is planning to launch a new “Institute of Cyber Security and Law” the university already received clearance from the Academic and Executive council and the admission process to going begin in one month.

To avoid usage of manpower in the bank and other financial the government is encouraging the digital activities. Online transactions are becoming a part of human life. Some time this technical development is causing to misuse for criminal activities which are also known as cybercrimes. The government is creating awareness in this aspect and deputing cybercrime section to get control of this kind of activities.  We regularly listening in the news about the hacking of bank accounts or other personal accounts and misusing for their financial needs.   

The Standing committee of the Delhi University agreed to start the postgraduate diploma course in cybersecurity, and the duration of the course is one year.  This course will be available from this academic year only.

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As said by Nachiketa Singh, the member of the panel, In the previous council the VC proposed about this course but did not take any decision in that meeting. Then he appointed a committee of experts to work out on the syllabus and course content on “cybersecurity and journalists”. As due discussion, the course is approved by the council and will come into the effect from this academic session.   

In a statement, an official from Delhi university announced that the “Postgraduate diploma in cybersecurity and law” course notification will be released in August and the whole proposal, significant changes have been made.

Dr. Sunaina Kanowjia, OSD of the Institute of Cybersecurity and Law said, This is the first exposure of the program in all the universities across the country, in this training will be given in international level to understand the hacking activity and cybersecurity and the classes are going to begin in the university stadium ground floor.

After successful completion of this course the students will have scope to get huge opportunities to work as cybersecurity officers, Security analyst, system engineer, Network security officer, forensic investigator etc.  in various government or non-government agencies, banks, defense and retail industries with an average package 6 to 9 lakhs.    

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The syllabus provided to students which include 6-6 paper and 2 projects in the year. 40% marks awarded for theory, 40% marks for Practical and remaining 20 % marks awarded for project work. The course includes the chapter like cloud security, web security, Data acquisition, banking information law, cyberlaw, security compliance management etc.

The admission will be based on the merit list in the qualifying exam conducted by the university as per the rules. 85% weightage will be given to the qualifying degree and 15 % for the interview.

This year the university is planning to start the first batch of this course with 100 students, the fee structure is yet to be decided and it under discussion at committee. The university is consulting various companies for campus interviews for placement of the students on this course.  The faculty will be brought from the existing departments of the college and most of the faculty will be working industry professionals and they will function as visiting faculty. As it is a technical course the course banks heavily on the expertise of industry professionals. Check More Latest News at

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