IIT Kanpur (IITK) is all set to offer a master’s degree program in cybersecurity for working professionals organized by IITK’s computer science and engineering department. The new master’s degree program will be instructed by world-class faculty members and researchers from IIT Kanpur.
12 November is the last date to apply for this new course. Although no GATE score is required to enroll in the new course, students must have decent academic and professional records and clear the interview process. After completing the course, they will have access to the IIT Kanpur placement cell and incubation center.
Students need to complete the four years bachelor’s degree course or a master’s degree course in computer science, like MCA, ME, or M.Tech, with 55 % of marks and a minimum of 2 years of working experience, before enrolling in the new cybersecurity course.
The new cybersecurity course consists of online live and self-paced sessions delivered through AI-powered iPearl.ai. Students can interact live with the IIT Kanpur faculty with the iPearl.ai platform. The program allows students to apply course learnings on projects while working in teams and establishing a peer network. The final exams of the programs can be conducted in the major cities of India. The program allows students to meet the experts and experience the IITK campus during visits.
The program allows candidates to complete the course in between 1 to 3 years. Candidates are trained on the latest technologies, tools, techniques, and concepts in cybersecurity. The program syllabus includes cryptography, computer networking, web security, network security, infrastructure security, operating systems principles, and IoT security.