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B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering (Cyber Security)
Computer systems play an important role in our day to day lives. We rely on these systems for purposes such as – entertainment, banking, education, governance, shopping, healthcare, business, research etc. cyber security deals with the security of computer systems from the theft of computer hardware, software, data and disruption or misdirection of the services provided by computer systems. Cyber Security also imparts knowledge about the body of technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs and data from attack, damage or unauthorized access. The programme addresses the underlying need for cyber experts as the country is heading towards an internet explosion mostly fuelled by e-commerce, e-banking, e-governance and social media. One can gain advanced and in-depth knowledge of penetration testing, cyber forensics, malware reverse engineering and software vulnerability and can exploit research using a very hands-on approach.
Minimum 60% in Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology/ Technical Vocational subject/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Informatics Practices/ Agriculture/ Engineering Graphics/ Business Studies in class XII.
Minimum 50% marks in Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology/ Technical Vocational subject/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Informatics Practices/ Agriculture/ Engineering Graphics/ Business Studies in XIIth with minimum 40%ile or upto 5 Lakh rank in JEE Mains.
Obtained at least 45% marks (in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the above subjects taken together
The B.Tech in Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in Cyber Security provides you an exciting career in the domain. There is a big demand for cyber experts professionals in the near future as we use the computer and internet for entertainment, banking, education, governance, shopping, healthcare, business, research etc. This course will enable the students to develop their skill sets and competencies of cyber experts dealing with the security of computer systems. This programme offers students an in-Department education experience to focus on cyber security as it pertains to their unique interests such as web application security, mobile application security, network security, digital forensics etc. As part of this course the students can do industry interaction and take up research activities in the cyber security field. The career prospects include possible job roles in software development firms, IT security firms, IT consultancy firms, tech consultancies, banks etc and the available job roles could be Security Architect, Security Consultant, Penetration Tester, Ethical Hacker, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) etc