IIT Delhi launches interdisciplinary MTech in cybersecurity

IIT Delhi’s new MTech is open to those who qualify the GATE and will allow both full-time and part-time students.

IIT Delhi launches interdisciplinary MTech in cybersecurity IIT Delhi launches interdisciplinary MTech in cybersecurity (Photo Courtesy : IIT Delhi)
Team Careers360 | Apr 6, 2021 - 3:43 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi is launching a new interdisciplinary postgraduate program, MTech in cybersecurity. Ramgopal Rao, director, IIT Delhi made the announcement through a social media post on Tuesday.

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Flexible in nature, the MTech programme will allow applicants to register as full-time or part-time candidates. Those sponsored by any industry or the government can also register themselves.

The programme, MTech in Cybersecurity will be offered by the institute’s Centre of Excellence for Cyber Systems and Information Assurance (CoE-CSIA) and the School of IT.

The call for the online application for the program being offered for the academic year 2021-2022 will commence from March 15, 2021. The last date for submission for the online application is April 24, 2021.

GATE required for MTech

Candidates interested in the MTech programme should be General Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) qualified.

Applicants should have cleared GATE and should have an excellent background in computer science, electronics engineering or electronics and communication.

The full-time candidates should reside in the IIT campus for the entire duration of the programme. The student should have an excellent valid GATE score in computer science or information technology.

Candidates who opt for part-time should be working in an industry or organisation involved in computer science research or teaching. The candidate should be located within 50 km of NCR.

Also, the organization should certify that it has ‘no objection’ to the candidate pursuing the degree.

The course content has three major disciplines, system security and cyber forensics, cryptography and cryptanalysis and embedded system and hardware security.


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