ADMISSIONS 2019

Academics

This M.Tech programme aims to train the students in the cyber security discipline through a well-designed combination of courseware and its application on real-world scenarios. The programme has a strong emphasis on foundational course such mathematics for security application, advanced algorithms, networks etc., in addition to diverse subject core areas such as cryptography, operating systems and security, cloud security, security of cyber physical systems etc.

Students will be exposed to real-world problems, open-end problems and simulated real-life scenarios with active guidance from domain experts in this field. The programme will help the students to:

  • Comprehend the various security threats and vulnerabilities of the cyber world keeping in line with industrial trends.
  • Scale up to the demand from multiple industrial sectors on the cyber world to promote effective methods, practices and tools to counter the cyber crimes.
  • To be able to architect, design and implement fool-proof product line in the field of cyber security.

Ultimately this programme will yield next generation cyber security leaders who can be successfully employed in various sectors of industries, business firms, Government departments, financial bodies, educational institutions, etc, and these sectors generate huge demand for well-trained, professional people to be employed on cyber security front and they are always on the look-out for professionally trained people in the area of cyber security.

Duration of the Course: Two years

Internship Opportunities


Placements


Curriculum

Semester I

Course code Type Course title L-T-P Credits
18SN611 SC Essentials of Cyber Security 0 0 3 3
18SN612 SC Operating System and Security 3 0 1 4
18SN601 FC Practical Algorithms for Programmers 1 0 3 4
18SN613 SC Network Security 3 0 1 4
     Elective -I   3
18HU601 HU Amrita Values Program*   P/F
18HU602 HU Career Competency I*   P/F
Credits 18
   

Semester II

Course code Type Course title L-T-P Credits
18SN614 SC Cryptography and Applications 4 0 0 4
    18SN615 SC Systems Security 3 0 1 4
    18SN616 SC Cyber Forensics and Incident Response 2 0 1 3
  E Elective II   3
  E Elective III   3
18HU603 HU Career Competency II 0 0 2 1
18RM600 SC Research Methodology 2 0 0 2
18SN797 P Live-in-Labs*   P/F
Credits 20

Semester III

Course code Type Course title L-T-P Credits
  E Elective IV   3
  E Elective V   3
18SN798 P Dissertation   10
Credits 16

Semester IV

Course code Type Course title L-T-P Credits
18SN799 P Dissertation   10
Credits 10
   
   

Total Credits: 64

List of Courses

Foundation Core

Course code Type Course title L-T-P Credits
18SN601 FC Practical Algorithms for Programmers 1 0 3 4

Subject Core

Course code Type Course title L-T-P Credits
18SN611  SC Essentials of Cybersecurity  0 0 3      3
18SN612 SC Operating System and Security 3 0 1 4
   18SN613 SC Network Security 3 0 1 4
18SN614 SC Cryptography and Applications 3 0 0 3
   18SN615 SC Systems Security 3 0 1 4
   18SN616   SC Cyber Forensics and Incident Response 2 0 1 3

Project Work

Course Code Course title L T P Credits
18SN798 Dissertation       8
18SN799 Dissertation       12

Electives

Course code Course title L-T-P Credits
18MA612 Mathematical Foundations for Cyber Security 3 0 0 3
18SN701 Distributed Systems and Security 3 0 0 3
18SN702 Security in the Cloud 3 0 0 3
18SN703 Formal Methods 3 0 0 3
18SN704 Security of Cyber Physical Systems 3 0 0 3
18SN705 Android Internal Security 2 0 1 3
18SN706 Advanced  Network Security 3 0 0 3
18SN707 Mobile Computing and Security 3 0 0 3
18SN708 Malware Analysis 2 0 1 3
18SN709 SCADA Network Security 3 0 0 3
18SN710 Software Protection 3 0 0 3
18SN711 Security of Internet of Things 1 0 2 3
18SN712 Digital Systems Security 3 0 0 3
18SN713 Introduction to Software Reverse Engineering 2 0 1 3
18SN714 Wireless Security 3 0 0 3
18SN715 Database and Web Application Security 3 0 0 3
18SN716 Data Analytics for Security 2 0 1 3
18SN717 Blockchains and Cryptocurrencies 2 0 1 3
18SN718 Cybersecurity Governance 3 0 0 3
18SN719 Software Defined Networking and Security 1-0-2 3
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School: 
School of Engineering
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