Post Graduation Certification in Cyber Security
IIT Palakkad

Cyber Security
Course Duration
12 Months

Programme Overview

In today’s times, technology has made advances in how it influences modern business. With the growth in digital adoption, the volume of attacks and the nature of the cyber threat is evolving. Learn to eradicate cyber threats by reskilling with one of the third generation IITs in India, IIT Palakkad- Post Graduation Certification in Cyber Security. This interdisciplinary Cyber Security programme is highly timely due to ever-increasing cyber threats to businesses and government bodies.
Pedagogy consists of exciting topics like technical and policy aspects of cyber security, insight on cryptography, malware analysis, network traffic analysis, emerging threat analysis and much more. Participants will acquire hands-on practices in malware analysis by using sandboxes for static and dynamic analysis. Moreover, learners will analyse network traffic and network system logs using security information and an event monitoring system.

Programme Highlights


Alumni Status and PG Certificate


Online Lectures and Practice Sessions


Top-Tier Faculty from IIT Palakkad


World-Class Industry Experts

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Live Discussion and Doubt Clearing Sessions

Hands-on Training and Capstone Projects

Admission Criteria


  • Bachelor degree in CS, EE, ECE, EIE, IE
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience

Tools & Techniques Covered






Malware Static


Dynamic Analysis




Ai for Cyber Security

Syllabus Breakdown

  • Introduction
  • Cyber Crime
  • Information Security
  • Cryptography and cryptanalysis
  • Computer Ethics and Security Policies
  • Network fundamentals
  • Attacks
  • Introduction to ethical hacking
  • Graphical Network Simulator 3
  • Network sniffing and Nmap
  • Introduction to web security and penetration testing
  • Web application vulnerabilities and attacks
  • Post exploitation
  • Introduction to malware analysis and lab set up
  • Static and dynamic analysis
  • Malware in DLLs
  • Finding malware loaded in memory and through other artifacts
  • Analysis and managing security risks
  • AI for cyber security
  • Writing Secure Code
12 Months
Online Live Sessions
Capstone Projects
Online Practice Sessions

About IIT Palakkad

Established in 2015, the Indian Institute of Technology, Palakkad is dedicated to creating an environment that enables students and faculty to engage in the pursuit of knowledge, to dream, think and innovate thereby becoming change agents for a better world. Having begun with just 120 students in July 2015, IIT Palakkad has since grown into an establishment that is about a thousand students strong and with the best of manpower in key positions. IIT Palakkad aims to become a multi-disciplinary institution with 5000 students by its 10th year. The Institute recognises collective growth, in collaboration with industry and other academic institutions, as the need of the time and emphasises blue-sky research and directed research as two essential pillars of technology development. It embraces a vision to be a leader in cross-disciplinary inquiries and contributes to India’s demographic dividend’s potential for the country and the world, which is embodied in the institute’s motto “Nurturing minds for a better world.”

The IIT Palakkad Advantages:

  • The Centre for Industry Collaboration and Sponsored Research (IC&SR) at IIT Palakkad represents an attempt to institutionalise such outward accountability in the education imparted here.
  • Established a Technology Innovation Hub on Intelligent Collaborative System (TIH-ICS) as a part of the National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems (NM-ICPS)
  • Recognized as a Nodal Centre for Training in High-Performance Computing (HPC) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) by the National Supercomputing Mission, an initiative of the Government of India, in 2020.

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Programme Certification

Post Graduation Certification in Cyber Security IIT Palakkad for those who successfully complete the prescribed course of study and fulfil all other academic requirements.
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Programme Structure

Programme Fee
Fee Structure
Total Fees
INR 1,10,000/- + GST
No cost EMI available.
Installment Pattern
Installment Pattern
1st Installment
INR 60,000/- + GST
2nd Installment
INR 40,000/- + GST
3rd Installment
INR 10,000/- + GST

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Note: The program has been offered by Centre for Continuing Education, IIT Palakkad“.  IIT Palakkad or Jaro Education do not guarantee or promise you a job or advancement in your existing position. Career Services is simply provided as a service to help you manage your career in a proactive manner. Jaro Education provides the Career Services described here. IIT Palakkad is not involved in any way with the Career Services described above and offer no commitments.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Am I Eligible to get the Alumni Status of IIT Palakkad?

Yes! All participants will receive an alumnus tag from India’s top-tier institute, IIT Palakkad.

Who is Eligible for Cybersecurity Programme at IIT Palakkad?

Professionals, who have up to 2 years prior experience in the following fields:

  • Developer
  • Tester
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Engineer
  • Software/Hardware Engineer
  • Application Administrator
  • Artificial Intelligence Security Specialist
  • Automotive Security Engineer
  • Blockchain Developer / Engineer
  • Blue Team Member
  • Cloud Architect
  • Counterespionage analyst
  • Cryptanalyst
  • Cryptographer
  • Cyber Insurance Policy Specialist
  • Cyber Security consultant
Specify the mode of Delivery for the Cyber Security Programme?

The interactive cyber security programme will be delivered in Live Online learning mode.

What is the Duration of the Post Graduation Certification in Cyber Security?

The Post Graduation Certification in Cyber Security from IIT Palakkad has a duration of 12 months.

What is the total Pogramme fee for the Cyber Security Programme?

The Post Graduation Certification in Cyber Security from IIT Palakkad has a total fee of INR 1,10,000 + GST.

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Prajwala Patil

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