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M.Sc. in Information and Cyber Security



The goal of this course is for students to maintain an appropriate level of awareness, knowledge and skill on the disciplines of technology, business and law to allow them to minimize the occurrence and severity of information security incidents.

[College Code Kolkata: NCMTKOL]

M.Sc. in Information and Cyber Security
Course Level PG
Duration 2 Years
Eligibility Bachelor in Engineering or Science
Type Degree

The students will learn techniques used to detect, respond to, and prevent network intrusions. The duration of the course is two years and its syllabus is divided into four semesters that would provide the students with an in-depth understanding of core concepts with major thrust on functional competencies related to real life situations.

The course bear a strong adherence to computer based technological skills and capabilities, and thereby resulting in efficiency to handle a variety of issues related to Information and Cyber Security in any organization.

Scope & Career Opportunities

  • Cyber Legal Service
  • Cryptographic Expert
  • Forensic Expert
  • Penetration Tester
  • Security Software Developer
  • Security Code Auditor
  • Ethical Hacking


Year 1

  • C Programming and Data Structure
  • Information Systems & Software
  • Engineering
  • Fundamentals of Information Security and Legal Framework
  • Introduction to Hardware, Network, the Internet
  • Cyber Threat and Modelling
  • Computer LAB (MATLAB, Excel, Linux Server- Apache)
  • Cyber Crimes & Investigation
  • Network Security(Ref: WBUT  MCSE 401C)
  • Application and System Security
  • Operating System, Database and Infrastructure Security
  • Cyber Forensics
  • Cyber Forensics Lab

Year 2

  • Information Security & Cryptography
  • Mobile, Wireless and VoIP Security
  • Malware Analysis
  • Cyber Law
  • Security Architecture and Models
  • Cryptography Lab
  • Elective I
  • Elective II
  • Security Policy & Audit
  • Block Chain
  • Sessional Project
  • Grand Viva

Elective I

  • Cloud Computing
  • Mobile & Digital Forensics
  • Penetration Testing & Vulnerability Assessment

Elective II

  • Risk Management
  • Hardware Security
  • Biometric Security


Bachelor in Engineering/ Science from any University recognised by UGC


2 years (Full Time)

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