Alakh Prakash Goyal Shimla University



B.Sc. Cyber Security


Pass with 50% (GEN)/ 45% (SC/ST) aggregate marks in 10+2 out in science stream or equivalent.


The Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security program prepares students to obtain knowledge for careers in cybersecurity and assurance. The cybersecurity program comprises of topical areas dealing with cybersecurity management, incident response, and security threat assessment, which requires students to be creators of knowledge and inventors of processes, not merely users of information. In other words, students will gain a detailed understanding of the broad domain of cybersecurity, integrating software development and IT systems administration. Apart from that, the students will receive instruction in leadership and management in preparation for becoming managers and directors. On completion of this program, graduates will have the knowledge and skills needed to design, operate and manage secure IT systems. The program objectives are: Application of technical strategies, tools, and techniques to secure data and information for a customer or client. Adherence to a high standard of ethical behaviour. Use of research in both established venues and innovative applications to expand the body of knowledge in information assurance. Application of principles of critical thinking to creatively and systematically solve the problems and meet the challenges of the ever-changing environments of cybersecurity. Mastery of the skills necessary to move into leadership roles in companies, agencies, divisions, or departments The program has a practical emphasis that will train the students for a career that requires detailed knowledge of technical security issues. Students will be able to understand how computer systems are designed, secured and evaluated.

Career Prospects

A degree in cybersecurity will teach you various methods used to protect data and information systems through skills like network security, ethical hacking, and cyber forensics that will help you gain various job positions in the cybersecurity industry. Graduates could work as technical security consultants or information security analysts, administrators or architects in companies, government agencies, banks, healthcare units, for e-commerce, or the defence sector. After completing the course, the candidates can look forward to work in the following job positions:
-Security Auditor
-Vulnerability Assessor
-Security Administrator
-Incident Responder
-Security Software Developer
-Security Code Auditor
-Chief Information Security Officer
-Security Architect
-Security Analyst
-Computer Forensic Analyst
-Computer Network Defender
-Computer Network Defense Analyst
-Web Application Security Engineer
-Forensic Analyst
-Digital Forensic Examiner

Candidates prospecting a career in Cyber Security can pursue a degree, diploma or certification programmes offered at undergraduate (UG) & postgraduate (PG) level.
After completing this course, students can look for cybersecurity jobs in the following organizations:
-Federal Reserve Bank of New York
-Lockheed Martin
-General Motors
-Capital One
-Northrop Grumman

Duration: 3 years | Total Fees: 80,000 per year

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