For the next batch starting in January 2023, IIT Kanpur says that the applications will close on 12 November 2022
IIT Kanpur is offering an eMasters degree program on Cyber Security for working professionals. Developed by the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kanpur, this executive-friendly program is taught by faculty and researchers from IIT Kanpur. Working professionals will be given the flexibility to complete the 60-credit 12-module industry-focused curriculum between 1-3 years. The selection into this program is based on one’s academic and professional background. Therefore, GATE score is not required.
The eMasters degree program from IIT Kanpur aims at helping professionals build capabilities for an evolving and volatile threat environment. It will thoroughly train professionals in the methods and technologies of Cyber Security. Professionals and cyber security enthusiasts will also become well-versed with the latest concepts to effectively manoeuver through the changing scenarios of the field. The well-researched real-world curriculum includes detailed modules on cryptography, machine learning, IoT security from nascent to advanced stages, to name a few.
The program offers a high-impact format with weekend-only live interactive classes coupled with self-paced learning. The program offers a credits transfer facility where a waiver of up to 60 credits can be transferred for higher education (MTech/PhD) at IIT Kanpur. Participants of the program get access to the IIT Kanpur placement cell, incubation cell, and alumni network, making it a unique career advancement and networking experience. The immersive learning experience makes professionals garner world-class Cybersecurity expertise.
Depending on the prevailing situations, the program plans to offer a campus visit to IIT Kanpur, which would open varied scopes of interactions between professionals, and eminent faculty from different fields. Choosing this program will help professionals level up their Cyber Security expertise to overcome futuristic challenges. Unlike most other diploma or professional courses, the eMasters degree program at IIT Kanpur also gives formal Senate-approved degrees at the convocation. After a successful stint of Batch 1, the applications for Batch 2 starting in January 2023, are closing on 12 November 2022.