M.Tech in Computer Science and Information Security

About the Program

M.Tech in CSIS is aimed at producing the much needed highly skilled manpower in the area of Information Security. The program is being supported by Information Security Education and Awareness (ISEA) project from the Ministry of Communications andInformation Technology (MCIT). It is a 2-year masters programme.An applicant to this programme is required to be a B.Tech inCS/ECE/IT or MCA with BSc. (Maths) or MSc (Maths/CS). The course is mainly research oriented. Students for this program are selected by a nationwide test followed by a rigorous interview. The program also has few International students and part-time students from the industry. Security, Theory and Algorithms (C-STAR) has highly qualified faculty, good computing facilities, and a well equipped centre library apart from the central library of the institute.

The center takes about 10 students every year for M.Tech CSIS programme. All M.Tech CSIS students are paid a stipend for living expenses as per project rules. The candidate must be an Indian citizen and enrolled under full-time M.Tech CSIS programme to be eligible for stipend. Some of the recruiters of previous M.Tech CSIS batch includes Computer Associates, RSA Labs, nVidia, CDAC, Movius Corp. etc.

The two year program contains a mix of courses from Comptuer Science, information security, security management, and advanced elective courses.

Objectives

The M. Tech. (CSIS) program is part of the Information Security Education and Awareness (ISEA) project under hthe ageis of the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT), Govt. of India. It shares the following objectives:

  • To create top class man power in the well versed in the area of information security.
  • To create professionals trained in both computer science and information security.

Advantages (for the student)

The student shall be able to :

  • Understand the state-of-the-art skills required to understand information security in its entirety
  • Analyze, design, and implement secure solutions for problems in various domains.

Duration

Two (2) years .

Admissions Procedure

https://www.iiit.ac.in/admissions/pgee

Faculty

http://cstar.iiit.ac.in/people.html

https://www.iiit.ac.in/people/faculty

Page last updated on February, 2020