Overview

NSHM offers B.Sc. in Cyber Security programme in Kolkata providing an opportunity for – students with science (including Mathematics as a major subject) at the plus two level, to develop knowledge and skills in the field of Cyber Security. The objective of the programme is to impart fundamental knowledge both in theoretical and practical aspects of Cyber Security through interactive sessions with Industry experts, industry-driven curriculum based on the latest trends in the ever changing and evolving fields of Cyber Security along with preparing them for participating in national level Hackathons.

In this unique cyber security programme, the broad areas in which the students will be able acquire their skills and knowledge are: Cryptography, Network Security, Authentication and Access Control Mechanisms, Wireless Networks Vulnerabilities and Security, Computer Forensics, Legal Aspects of Cyber Security, and Security and Privacy related issues in various applications and deployments like Cloud Computing, Internet of Things etc. The pedagogy – will be extremely hands-on using real world case problems. Being extremely well-connected with industry, NSHM is among the top colleges in India to pursue a B.Sc. degree in cyber security as the training leads to excellent placements.

Programme Education Objective

  • Prepare the students with the knowledge and skills about computing environment, programming, databases, networking and data communication, mathematical and statistical applications, security, AI and emerging IT software.
  • Impart knowledge about hardware applications for pursuing various careers as developer, system integrator, analyst, software engineer, project manager, entrepreneur, etc.
  • Enable them to advance their learning in continuity and excel as part of a team or as a leader of teams for betterment of their careers in the fast changing IT enabled knowledge age, with ethics, values, and social responsibility.

Career Opportunities

Indian cybersecurity services industry is expected to grow from $4.3 billion in fiscal 2019-20 to $7.6 billion in 2022, according to a recent report by Data Security Council of India (DSCI). Around 80% of this revenue is expected to come from global markets. Following are some of the roles in the industry for Cyber Security professionals:

  • Security Analyst
  • Security Engineer
  • Security Architect
  • Security Administrator
  • Security Software Developer
  • Cryptographer/Cryptologist
  • Cryptanalyst
  • Information Security Officer

Programme Structure

Core Curriculum

Computing fundamentals

Computing environment

fundamentals of computing environment, Operating systems and computer systems architecture.

Programming

programming fundamentals, C/C++ for basic algorithm development and networking, object oriented concepts and Python for machine learning

Database Management

RDBMS concepts and SQL programming.

Software engineering

software development lifecycle, methodologies like agile, anlaysis, testing, software sizing, and quality assessment.

Mathematics & Statistics

Basic Mathematics

discrete Mathematics, linear algebra, algorithms design and data analysis.

Basic Statistics

Fundamentals of Statistics, Probability, and algorithmic computations

Information security

Ethical Hacking

system vulerabilities, system security, tools and techniques for ethical hacking

Vulnerability assessment

vulnerability assessment, tools and techniques for vulnerability testing.

Cryptography

cryptographic concepts, data encryption and protection.

Network security

network topologies, architectures and security considerations.

Malware analysis

different types of malware, malware attacks, tools and techniques to protect against malware.

Advanced concepts for Cybersecurity

Cyberforensics

Fundamentals of computer forensics, forensic evidence, forensic reporting, law enforcement methodologies.

Artificial Intelligence

advances in artificial intelligence, smart gadgets, smart processes, smart systems, and machine learning.

Security of Digital Commerce

e-com, m-com, system architecture, security issues, intrusion protection techniques, case studies.

Programme Type - UG

Duration - 3 years (6 Semesters)

Eligibility - 10+2 passed with Science, Mathematics and English from a recognised board. Knowledge of Statistics is preferred.

Degree Awarded By -

Fee Details

  • Kolkata

Kolkata Admission + Alumni Fee of INR 45,000/- to be paid during Admission

Payment Date

Lump Sum PaymentYearly Payment Payment DeadlineSemester Payment
Within 15 days of Admission INR 2,01,000 INR 1,09,300 INR 59,000
By 30th Nov, 2021 INR 59,000
By 31st May, 2022 INR 65,500 INR 35,400
By 30th Nov, 2022 INR 35,400
By 31st May, 2023 INR 43,700 INR 23,600
By 30th Nov, 2023 INR 23,600
Total Fees: INR 2,01,000 INR 2,18,500 INR 2,36,000

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Mentor

Dr. Suparna Dhar

Associate Professor & In-Charge

Living in the digital age means being surrounded by sophisticated cyberattacks and data exploitations. Top organizations are willing to pay to skilled cyber security professionals to defend their systems and sensitive data from these security breaches that can damage their reputation forever. NSHM’s B.Sc. in Cyber Security programme is an effort to impart fundamental knowledge both in theoretical and practical aspects of Cyber Security to create industry-ready professionals.

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