IIT Kanpur Masters in Cybersecurity Program Accounced; No GATE score Required

IIT Kanpur Masters in Cybersecurity program, designed for professionals. Gain comprehensive knowledge and hands-on experience to combat cyber threats. Apply by 30th April.

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IIT Kanpur Masters in Cybersecurity program

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur has introduced an opportunity for professionals seeking to enhance their expertise in cybersecurity. IIT Kanpur is offering the Masters in Cybersecurity program, which is designed to accommodate the busy schedules of executives while providing comprehensive knowledge and hands-on experience in combating cyber threats.


 The IIT Kanpur Masters in Cybersecurity program equips participants with the skills and knowledge to navigate the complexities of cybersecurity. It gives a chance to participants to gain insights into the latest tools, technologies, and concepts in the field through a blend of live interactive sessions and self-paced learning modules. The program allows professionals to balance their educational pursuits with their professional commitments. This blend makes it an ideal course for working professionals looking to advance their careers in cybersecurity.

The curriculum of the program covers a wide range of topics essential for mastering cybersecurity and combating evolving cyber threats.  The modules offered are:

1. Introduction to Cryptography


2. Operating System Principles

3. Computer Networking I

4. Introduction to Application Security, Mobile Security, and Critical Infrastructure Security


5. Computer Networking II

6. Introduction to Linear Algebra

7. Machine Learning for Cyber Security


8. Introduction to Web Security, Network Security and Defenses

9. Advanced Topics in Cryptography

10. Computational Number Theory for Cryptographers


11. Embedded and Cyber-Physical Systems, and IoT Security

12. Introduction to Hardware Security

13. Introduction to Malware Analysis


14. Game Theory

15. Advanced Critical Infrastructure Security

16. Honeypots and Deception Technologies for Advanced Protection


17. Introduction to Blockchain Technology

What are the benefits of joining the IIT Kanpur Masters in Cybersecurity program?

  • Obtain an eMasters Degree from a prestigious institution like IIT Kanpur, enhancing your credentials and career prospects.
  • Learn from leading research faculty who are at the forefront of cybersecurity innovation.
  • Receive mentorship and career support from the IIT Kanpur placement cell, facilitating career advancement opportunities.
  • Gain access to incubation support for promising startup initiatives through IIT Kanpur's Incubation Centre.
  • Become a part of the extensive IIT Kanpur alumni network, opening doors to networking and collaboration opportunities.
  • Credits transfer option available for higher education (MTech/PhD) at IIT Kanpur, providing a pathway for further academic pursuits.
  • No GATE score is required for admission, making the program accessible to a wider range of candidates.

What are the eligibility criteria to join the IIT Kanpur Masters in Cybersecurity program?

The candidates interested in this cybersecurity program must meet the following eligibility criteria to join the program:

  • Bachelor's degree (4-year program) or a Master's degree in an appropriate discipline.
  •  Minimum of 55% marks or 5.5/10 CPI in the qualifying degree.
  • At least 2 years of work experience. (Applicants need not be currently employed to be eligible)
  • Candidates with relevant experience and coding knowledge will be preferred.

What is the selection process for IIT Kanpur Masters in Cybersecurity program?

Interested candidates need to register themselves with their mobile number, submit the necessary details, and remit the application fee. Applicants will undergo a selection test and the shortlisted candidates from the test may be required to attend an interview as a part of the selection process.

Important Dates for IIT Kanpur Masters in Cybersecurity Program

  • Application Deadline: April 30th, 2024
  •  Selection Process Begins: April 20th, 2024
  •  Application Review and Selection Test: Starting from April 20th, 2024
  •  Interviews: Scheduled after the Selection Test
  •  Admission Deadline: Class Start - July 2024

Interested learners who are interested in enrolling in this master's program and becoming a part of the prestigious IIT Kanpur are advised to review the course details on the official website.

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