Post-Graduate Diploma is a diploma level course which can be pursued only after completion of Graduation. Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Security is related to the cyber law and the course is designed in such a way that it fulfills the requirement of IT professionals. Candidates get in-depth technical knowledge in privacy, security, cryptography, etc related to computer systems, web applications, and networks. The course also teaches about detection, prevention, countering and recovery from different cyber incidents. Candidates also learn about technical tools and get organizational practices like access control, training, disaster recovery and evidence collection through this course.
The course requires candidates holding Bachelor of Technology or bachelor of engineering degree from a reputed institute and should have secured at least 50% marks as an aggregate. The specialization should be in the computer related field. The age requirement varies widely and the candidates are advised to check the same before submission of their application forms.
For admissions, interested candidates need to apply in the selected institutes by submitting their filled application forms enclosed with other required documents before the last date of submission. Admissions are offered either directly or on merit basis in most of the institutes but some reputed ones may conduct entrance tests to validate the knowledge of applicants.
The duration of this course is 1 year.
Further Study options
After completion of this course, candidates interested in pursuing higher education should enroll in post graduation degree. They can go for Master of Engineering in Web Technology, Cyber security, etc. Short-term courses in the related subject like web development can also be pursued by these candidates.
Ph.D. in cyber security or any other related subject is available for candidates who are willing to have a scientific career afterward.
The course starts with topics like digital hardware modeling, internetworking and security, problem-solving skills, programming, etc. Then the candidates learn about applied algebra, computational statistics, data mining, and database and application security. Self-awareness and personality development is again an important part of this course. Details of cryptography, mobile and wireless network security, cryptographic protocols, and some electives are the part of the latter phase of the course.
These candidates can work as a security analyst, penetration analyst, security- application programmer, Cyber security associate, security architect, cyber security specialist, etc very easily.
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