Microsoft & Data Security Council of India have joined forces under the aegis of the Information Security Education & Awareness (ISEA) Initiative of Ministry of Electronics & IT (MeitY) and are launching Project CyberShikshaa for skilling women engineering graduates in the niche field of Cyber Security. As part of this program, C-DAC, MeitY's premier R&D institution for the design, development and deployment of electronic and ICT technologies, would be conducting training programs exclusively for women and also making them Industry ready by imparting the requisite technical skills in the domain of Cyber Security. The program shall also entail placement assistance for the deserving candidates with the potential recruiters looking to hire for various job roles in Cyber Security.

This Skills Development initiative will act as catalyst for change with access to opportunities to all deserving women candidates enrolled for the program

Details about the course are as follows :
  • A four month dedicated training program exclusively for women
  • 500 women to be skilled & trained in Cyber Security during phase one of the program
  • Centres where the trainings would be rolled out initially
    • C-DAC Hyderabad
    • C-DAC Bengaluru
    • NIELIT Patna
    • NIELIT Kohima
    • NIELIT - Jammu
    • NIELIT - Srinagar
    • Gujarat Technological University (GTU)
    • Gujarat Forensic Sciences University
Course content :

This course covers 7 modules apart from soft skills and aptitude sessions.

  • System Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Cyber security
  • Cryptography
  • Network Security and countermeasures
  • Web Server and Application Security
  • Security Auditing
  • Cyber Forensics

Placement support / assistance would be provided

Eligibility Criteria :
  • Women candidates
  • Age group: 21-26
  • Family income < Rs 7 lakhs per annum
  • From Tier 2and Tier 3 cities
  • Completed BE / B.Tech / MCA
Dates to remember:
  • Registrations open: 16 Jan 2019
  • Registrations closes: 18 Feb 2019
  • Interview Dates: 25 and 26 Feb 2019 (Interview over phone call)
  • Results: 28 Feb 2019
  • Course starts on 10 March 2019
Interview syllabus:
  • C Programming
  • Computer Networks and
  • Aptitude
Others :
  • 100% fee waiver for meritorious students ( based on Interview )
  • Certificate will be issued which is well accepted by the industry

For more details visit

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Exam Centre Address
C-DAC Hyderabad C-DAC Plot No. 6 & 7, Hardware Park, Sy No. 1/1, Srisailam Highway, Pahadi Shareef Via (Keshavagiri Post) Hyderabad - 501510 Telangana(India)
C-DAC Bengaluru C-DAC Electronics City 68, Electronics City Bengaluru - 561229 Karnataka (India)
NIELIT Patna NIELIT Patna Raja Ji Salai, Lodipur, Patna, Bihar 800001
NIELIT Kohima NIELIT Kohima Meriema, New High Court Road, Kohima - 797001, Nagaland.
NIELIT - Jammu NIELIT Jammu ,New Campus, University of Jammu, Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Road, Jammu-180006
NIELIT - Srinagar NIELIT Srinagar, SIDCO Electronics Complex, Old Airport Road Rangreth Srinagar 191132
Gujarat Technological University (GTU) Center for Mobile Computing & Wireless Technologies, Diploma Section, Vocational Education & Skill Development Gujarat Technological University (GTU) Chandkheda,Ahmedabad-384315,Gujarat,India.
Gujarat Forensic Sciences University Gujarat Forensic Sciences University Sector 9, Gandhinagar - 382 007 Gujarat - INDIA

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