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M.Tech in Cyber Security

Overview of the Programme

The program M.Tech in Cyber Security is designed to provide an outcome-driven and skill-based learning to become proficient cybersecurity professionals. Experiential learning with proprietary and open software programs is the uniqueness of this program. The program offers state-of-theart infrastructure deployed to reproduce a real-time simulator like environment to defend against cyberattack scenarios.

The program is designed keeping in mind the exponential growth in the usage of information technology and also demand for huge number of cyber security professionals to counter measure online cyber attacks and protect cyber space from various vulnerabilities. In near future, the job requirements for cyber security professionals expected to grow heavily in private and government sectors in India and Abroad to protect cyber space, sensitive information and also digital assets.

This program is a 2 years post graduate degree and has been designed with inputs from industry professionals and academic experts from various Universities in India and abroad. Some of the important courses of study include: cryptography, cloud security, block chain technology, cyber physical systems, Firewall and UTM architecture, digital forensics, ethical hacking, security architecture with solid theoretical foundation and project based skills.

NASSCOM DSCI Certification

 “Security Analyst” Certification from NASSCOM DSCI is integrated into the program, which is a widely recognized industry certification. The certification will provide the participants the following skills:
- Coordinate responses to information security incidents.
- Contribute to managing information security
- Install and configure information security devices
- Contribute to information security audits etc.

Course Curriculum

Course Curriculum

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

After few years of graduation, the graduates of M. Tech (Cyber security)willbe able to:

  • PEO-1: Demonstrate skills as a Cyber Security professional and perform the duties with ethical and moral values.
  • PEO-2: Engage in active research for Professional development with an attribute of life-long learning.
  • PEO-3: Be active and useful members of the society contributing to the economic and technological development of the nation and the world.
  • PEO-4: Take up entrepreneurship for the growth of economy and to generate employment.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

Program Outcomes (POs)

On successful completion of the program, the graduates ofM. Tech (Cyber security) program will be able to:

  • PO-1: Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of specific discipline or professional area, including wider and global perspective, with an ability to discriminate, evaluate, analyze and synthesize existing and new knowledge, and integration of the same for enhancement of knowledge. 
  • PO-2: Analyze complex engineering problems critically, apply independent judgment for synthesizing information to make intellectual and/or creative advances for conducting research in a wider theoretical, practical and policy context. 
  • PO-3: Think laterally and originally, conceptualize and solve engineering problems, evaluate a wide range of potential solutions for those problems and arrive at feasible, optimal solutions after considering public health and safety, cultural, societal and environmental factors in the core areas of expertise. 
  • PO-4: Extract information pertinent to unfamiliar problems through literature survey and experiments, apply appropriate research methodologies, techniques and tools, design, conduct experiments, analyze and interpret data, demonstrate higher order skill and view things in a broader perspective, contribute individually/in group(s) to the development of scientific/technological knowledge in one or more domains of engineering. 
  • PO-5: Create, select, learn and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools, including prediction and modeling, to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations. 
  • PO-6: Possess knowledge and understanding of group dynamics, recognize opportunities and contribute positively to collaborative-multidisciplinary scientific research, demonstrate a capacity for self-management and teamwork, decision-making based on open-mindedness, objectivity and rational analysis in order to achieve common goals and further the learning of themselves as well as others. 
  • PO-7: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of engineering and management principles and apply the same to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, manage projects efficiently in respective disciplines and multidisciplinary environments after consideration of economical and financial factors. 
  • PO-8: Communicate with the engineering community, and with society at large, regarding complex engineering activities confidently and effectively, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation by adhering to appropriate standards, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions. 
  • PO-9: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in life-long learning independently, with a high level of enthusiasm and commitment to improve knowledge and competence continuously.
  • PO-10: Acquire professional and intellectual integrity, professional code of conduct, ethics of research and scholarship, consideration of the impact of research outcomes on professional practices and an understanding of responsibility to contribute to the community for sustainable development of society. 
  • PO-11: Observe and examine critically the outcomes of one’s actions and make corrective measures subsequently, and learn from mistakes without depending on external feedback (SELF learning).

Program Specific Outcomes(PSOs)
On successful completion of the program, the graduates of M. Tech (Cyber security)program will be able to:

  • PSO-1: Develop an in-depth knowledge and skill sets in Cyber Security to monitor, prepare, predict, detect and respond and prevent cyber-attacks and ensure enterprise security.
  • PSO-2: Identify, Assess and protect the enterprise IT assets and risks, perform risk analysis and develop policies and procedures based on compliance and able to define the architecture, design, and management of the security of an organization.
  • PSO-3: Monitor, detect, respond, remediate cyber security threat using latest hardware and software tools and technologies, along with analytical and managerial skills to arrive at cost effective and optimum solutions either independently or as a team.
  • PSO-4: Review scholarly work by referring journals, define a new problem, design, model, analyze and evaluate the solution and report as a project in the area of Cyber security.


Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Opportunities for Cybersecurity graduates are easy to fit into the core job roles of Cyber Security Analyst, Security Engineer, Security Architect, Security Administrator, Security Software Developer, Cryptanalyst, Digital Forensic Analyst, Vulnerability Assessor, Cloud Security Architect, Intrusion Detection Specialist, Cybercrime Investigator, Malware Analyst, Data Privacy Officer, Computer Security Incident Responder, Governance Compliance & Risk (GRC) Manager and Security Consultant. There is a wide range of placements for these cyber security job roles program and some includes and not limited to: ABB Corp, Cisco, IBM, VMware, EY, Paladino Networks, Bosch, Nokia, Philips, Amazon, Indus Face, Deloitte, SBI-InfoSec Wing, Symantec, Cloud Byte and so on. There is a wide range of opportunities available in India and abroad for Cyber Security Research.

Information security analyst

Systems administrator

System Analyst

Information Systems Operation and Management

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria

B.Tech in Computer Science/Electronics/Information Science/MCA/MSc in Computer Science or Information Science or Mathematics or Information Technology with at least 50% marks (45% in case of candidate belonging to SC/ST category) in aggregate in the above degrees from any board recognized by the State Governments / Central Government / Union Territories or any other qualification recognized as equivalent thereto.

How to Apply?


Rukmini Knowledge Park, Kattigenahalli, Yelahanka, Bangalore - 560064, Karnataka

+91-90211 90211 +91-80-4696 6966

Application Fee

M.Tech in Cyber Security

Indian / SAARC Nationals 1000
NRI Fee 2000
Foreign Nationals 50