MCA – Cyber security

 

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Eligibility

Pass in an undergraduate (Bachelor) Programme of a minimum duration of Three (3) years in any stream from a UGC recognized University, with a minimum aggregate of 50 % or an equivalent letter/numerical grade. A relaxation of 5% shall be given to SC/ST candidates.
Candidates who are in the final semester of the Bachelor Programme are also eligible to apply.

Online

Format

Batch Start Date

July 18, 2021

Duration

2 Years

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Why study MCA with Specialization in Cyber Security?

This specialization in Cyber Security accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS), UK, is classed as industry-aligned and provides students several opportunities to enhance their experience as cyber-security specialists. BCS is a professional body with a royal charter status from the United Kingdom, dedicated to leading the IT industry through its ethical challenges, support the people who work in the industry, and make the IT sector good for society. BCS networks over 60,000 members in 150 countries, and a wider community of business leaders, educators, practitioners, and policy-makers; all committed to a single mission. BCS creates a diverse and sustainable IT industry with opportunities for development and progression at every step.

 The program equips students with the knowledge, skills, and understanding to remain resilient and thrive in the digital world. It brings out the best in people by recognizing their talent at every level and polishing that talent with effective qualifications and frameworks. The popular roles that students can take up post the completion of the program include security engineer, network security consultant, cyber forensics expert, penetration tester, ethical hacker, application security analyst, cloud security analyst, cybersecurity specialist, security architect, etc.

Specialization Highlights

  • The specialization offers an understanding of the technical elements of information security as well as enterprise-level security. 
  • Students learn and study innovative techniques and tools under the cutting-edge of cybersecurity
  • The specialization covers all the important aspects and content of cybersecurity as per the industry requirements
  • Alongside the technical experience and studies, students also develop practical skills; to gather, analyze, accurately present, and communicate their findings. 
  • This specialization comprises a well-crafted and industry-relevant curriculum that is heavily application-oriented.
  • Students are exposed to the practical applications and use cases under cyber threat intelligence, defensive strategies, and security.

Specialization Structure

  • Relational Database Management System
  • Design & Analysis of Algorithms
  • Cyber Security: Concepts & Practices
  • Cyber Laws and Ethics
  • Fundamentals of Cloud Computing

* Course matrix subject to change based on emerging industry trends and academic requirements

  • Relational Database Management System 
  • Design & Analysis of Algorithms 
  • Java Programming 
  • Network Security & Cryptography
  • Object Oriented Modelling & Design Patterns

* Course matrix subject to change based on emerging industry trends and academic requirements

  • Application Development using Python
  • Advanced Web Technologies
  • Cryptography
  • Network and Systems Security
  • Fundamentals of Cloud Security
  • Open Elective Course

* Course matrix subject to change based on emerging industry trends and academic requirements

  • Cyber Threat Intelligence
  • Defensive Cyber Security Technologies
  • Vulnerability Analysis
  • Penetration Testing
  • Cross-Functional Elective Course
  • Project

* Course matrix subject to change based on emerging industry trends and academic requirements

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Fee Plan

Semester-wise Fee Plan Year-wise Fee Plan Total Program Fee Plan *
I Sem    Rs. 50,000 I Year    Rs.100,000 Total      1,90,000/-
II Sem    Rs.50,000 II Year    Rs.100,000 *5% discount on Complete Program fee payment.
III Sem    Rs.50,000
IV Sem    Rs.50,000
Note : One-time Registration Fee: Rs.2000/-
Examination Fee (Per Year): Rs. 3000/-

We offer Liqui Loans to students

  • Zero Cost EMI
  • No Advance EMI
  • EMI options available for 6,8 and 10 months

Learning Methodology

Program delivery follows the prescribed four Quadrants approach resulting in maximum learner engagement. Each course involves approximately 120 hours of learning.

Two-way live online audio-video lectures

Pre-recorded audio-video lecture available on the Learning Management System (LMS)

Multimedia content

Interactions through the discussion forum on the LMS

Exhaustive e-content/printed material for in-depth reference

Self-study activities including assignments, quiz & MCQs, essay-type questions, case study etc.

Experiential learning methods including individual and group projects, programming exercise, dissertation, MOOCs and various

Live Online Lectures

Two-way live online lectures are scheduled during the weekends. Typically 5 – 8 hours of engagement is planned, the schedule of which is communicated well in advance. Faculty and Subject Matter Experts lead these interactive sessions. A recording of these sessions is hosted on the Learning Management System (LMS) for subsequent reference and practice.

Learning Management System

Our LMS platform has been designed to engage and inspire a learner by providing access to all the learning resources including texts, videos, screencasts & lecture recordings; participate in discussion forums; communicate with the faculty and the program team. A leaner has the option to take-up the several quizzes and the MCQs that follow at the end of every unit of the course, track learning progress, submit assignments and much more.

Self-Learning Material

A learner is provided access to an exhaustive tailor-made Self Learning Material (SLM) on the LMS. The SLM will also indicate sources of additional readings and resources available on the internet and on-campus library.

Assessment

Assessment of performance in all courses is based on two components – Internal Assessment and University Examination conducted online at the end of the Semester.

Experiential Learning

The Program emphasizes on Experiential Learning that allows learners to apply concepts learnt in the classroom in simulated and real work situations. This is achieved through Simulation Tools, Platforms & Environments

Case Studies & Assignments

Carefully chosen real-world cases & assignments are both discussed and used as problem-solving exercises during the Program

How to Enroll into the Program?

  • Click here to visit the JAIN Online Enrollment Form. Create your login on the Enrolment Platform by entering your unique Email id and create a password of your choice.
  • Once you have logged in, you will see a screen showing 4 essential steps to be completed to enroll for the Program of your choice. All the necessary documents are to be submitted as part of the Process.
  • At the end of the Enrollment Process ‘Pay Fee’ using Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card/SBI Collect. Option to submit fee using easy-EMI with 0% interest
  • If you are opting for Financial Aid, please select the Financial Aid option during Enquiry. Our Student Support Managers would reach out to you
  • Please download the Enrollment Form and Receipt. Enrollment Number is to be used for further Communication with the University
  • Our Program Managers would reach out to you for activating your Learning Management System

Career Advancement Services

Our Career Advancement Services Team works tirelessly to Connect our Students with the right Job opportunities. With Years of Experience in Training, Networking and Human Resource skills, the team finds exciting and challenging Job Opportunities for our students in companies of repute through a structured framework

  • Online Mentoring Sessions on Weekends
  • Doubt Clearing Sessions with Faculty during Live Classes and Discussion Forums
  • Dedicated Corporate Relations Team to guide you on the Right Career Path
  • Online Sessions on Resume Writing, Personal Branding on Social Media, Interview Preparation and Setting Career Goals
  • Live Online Sessions over Weekends from Top Industry Professionals on 25 Key Skills for Success
  • Regular Feedback on your Resume and Social Media Profiling
  • 1:1 Mock Interview Sessions with Industry Experts
  • Connect To Careers e-hire portal helps you apply for relevant jobs and attend interviews Online
  • Connect To Careers Job Fairs are Organized to connect with top employers
  • Get Access to Industry reports on LinkedIn Insights and Attend Regular Webinars from Industry Professionals on Job Market Insights as part of Connect To Career Series

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Validity & Credibility of Online Degrees?

Designed as per the University Grants Commission (UGC) Regulations, 2020, JAIN (Deemed-to-be University)’s Online Degree Programmes are recognized at par with on-campus programmes Degrees are widely accepted Worldwide by governments, corporate organizations, and higher education institutions.

What is the Eligibility Criteria to apply for the Program?
  • Students who have passed Class 12 in any stream with minimum 50% aggregate (45% for Reserved Category) (10 + 2 Pattern)
  • Students who have passed Class 10 and have successfully completed a recognized three years Diploma (10 + 3 Pattern)
How do I Attend Classes?

Live Online Classes are Scheduled on the Weekends for 7 to 8 Hours. Self-Learning Materials in the form of Video and PDF formats are available on the Learning Management System.

How are Examinations Conducted Online?

Examinations are conducted through Online Technology Enabled Proctored mode. The exam pattern comprises of internal and external assessments. The weightage is as follows: Internal(assignments) 30% and External (Semester examination) 70%. Section A- Subjective, Section B- Case Studies and Section C- MCQs

What is the Pass Percentage for this Program?

The minimum passing criteria is 5.5 SGPA(Semester Grade Point Average) and 6 CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average.

Do you Offer Placement Assistance?

Yes, We offer placement assistance with JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) Connect To Careers Virtual Job Fair and on Connect To Careers e-Portal, a Digital Platform that can help you expand your job search by allowing you to meet multiple recruiting organizations looking for interns and employees.

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