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Post Graduation Certification inCyber Security

IIT Palakkad

Batch 01

Duration : 12 Months
Mode : Online Live Sessions
Fee : INR 1,10,000/- + GST
(EMI starts at INR 6221/- pm*)

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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.

Key Highlights

UGC Approved

Alumni Status and PG Certificate

Live Interactive Virtual Classes

Online Lectures and Practice Sessions

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Top-tier Faculty from IIT PKD

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World-class Industry Experts


Live Discussion and Doubt Clearing Sessions

Result publication

Hands-on training and Capstone Projects

Learning Outcomes


Insight on network security


Identify and address vulnerabilities

analyze risk

Analyze and manage risks

malware analysis and memory forensics

Understand different ways to perform malware analysis and memory forensics


Learn about the application of AI in cyber security


Online MBA Programme is delivered by Practice Gurus, International faculty members and Industry stalwarts who have built and scaled some of the world’s most loved businesses and delivery via a virtual classroom, online mode, and through our interactive platform.

Our curriculum mainly covers Business Management, associated leadership, entrepreneurial approach, and general management concepts required to build and scale businesses. It is augmented by Harvard Business Review case studies and research articles As a part of the study, participants get hands-on solving real challenges and building solutions for real-world problems.

Programme Details

Total Fees
INR 1,10,000/-  + GST
1st Installment 2nd Installment 3rd Installment
INR 60,000/- + GST INR 40,000/- + GST INR 10,000/- + GST

12 Months

Online Live Sessions

  • Programme Commencement Date – August 2022
  • Programme End Date – August 2023
  • No. of sessions: 45
  • Minimum of 85% attendance (75% of minimum physical attendance).
    • Students can opt for solving assignments to earn a maximum of 10% attendance.


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

Tools & Techniques covered


Program Content

  • 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


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Jaro Career Assistance

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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.

Programme Chair

Dr. Satyajit Das

Dr. Satyajit Das

Assistant Professor - Computer Science And Engineering

Dr. Satyajit Das is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Palakkad. He received his joint Ph.D. degree from University of South Brittany (UBS), France, and University of Bologna (UniBo), Italy. Prior to joining IIT Palakkad, he was a postdoctoral fellow at LabSTICC, UBS.

Cyber-attacks have become very common nowadays causing financial, infrastructural, and reputational damages to organizations. Most companies are currently looking to uphold their response plan to such security incidents by building strong secured IT infrastructure. This course aims to equip students with skills to assess existing cyber threats and implement remediation plans. Participants will get ample opportunity to assess network traffics, and analyze malware and cyber risks through hands-on sessions.


Dr. Sandeep Chandran

Dr. Sandeep Chandran

Assistant Professor - Computer Science And Engineering

Sandeep Chandran is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Palakkad. He received his PhD from IIT Delhi where he received the IIT Delhi FITT award for Best Industry Relevant PhD. Prior to joining the Institute, he was a Senior Design Engineer at AMD where he was part of the performance modelling team that designed the Zen microarchitecture. He was also a Research Intern in the Silicon Bring-up Team at Freescale Semiconductors (now NXP semiconductors). His research interests are in areas of design and verification of high-performance systems.

Programme Chair


Guest Industry Expert


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

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

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

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

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.”

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IIT PKD Advantage -

  • 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.

Program Counsellor

Program Counsellor Program Counsellor Email Id Program Counsellor Number
Ms. Priya Rathod priya.rathod@jaro.in 9766490273

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