Cyber Security - GITAM

B. Tech. Computer Science and Engineering ( Cyber Security )

Our 4-year B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering (Cyber Security) programme seeks to produce competent Cyber Security professionals who have the right theoretical and practical knowledge to secure software and hardware systems. The programme teaches students about the ethical security practices to create a secure cyberspace and develop sustainable solutions that satisfy the needs of the modern industry.

A B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering (Cyber Security) will enable students to become professionals who can secure the technical world from all kinds of threats. Through this programme, students will acquire theoretical and practical knowledge and insights into cybersecurity. They will also develop a good understanding of the industry practices and analytical methods in cybersecurity. A degree in this program will cover the following topics.

  • Cyber Crime & Network Security
  • Data Structure
  • Design and Analysis of Algorithms
  • Cryptography
  • Intrusion Detection and Prevention

Additionally, the programme will also educate the students on the general engineering principles in all disciplines of engineering. They will also gain in-depth understanding of modern technologies like IoT, Neural Networks, and more to secure frameworks and enterprise systems.

Scope of B.Tech. Computer Science and Engineering (Cyber Security)

The programme will enable students to identify, formulate, and solve cybersecurity problems to provide secure solutions. It will educate them on how to design and develop cybersecurity applications of varying complexities in emerging areas of technology, engineering, and innovation. Graduates from this program will adapt to aid in technological advances by putting their skills to use in the real world.

Career Options for B.Tech. Computer Science and Engineering (Cyber Security)

Students who enroll in the B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering (Cyber Security) programme will become a part of the emerging cybersecurity workforce. Career options include:

  • Cyber Security Manager
  • Security Specialist
  • Security Analyst and Engineer
  • Security Architect
  • Forensic Expert
  • Penetration Tester

Programme offered at

  • GITAM School of Technology, Visakhapatnam campus
  • GITAM School of Technology, Hyderabad campus
  • GITAM School of Technology, Bengaluru campus

Duration of the Programme

  • 4 Years

Check Eligibility

  • A minimum of 60% or 6.0 CGPA (55% in case of CBSE and ICSE) aggregate marks in Intermediate or 10+2 examination from a recognized central / state board (except open schools) with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics subjects and Qualified in GAT UG (Engineering) 2023.

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Curriculum and Syllabus