Master of Computer Application (MCA)- Cyber Security and Forensics

DETAILS

In this vastly digitized world of cyber, Security is a vital aspect. Also, the internet has made our systems vulnerable to numerous cyber-attacks. Apart from essential concepts such as data structures, algorithms, OOPS concepts using Java and python, databases, software engineering, and design processes, through this Master of Computer Application (MCA) with specialization in Cyber Security and Forensics one will learn the intricacies of cyber focusing on security, crimes or attacks. Students will learn to apply forensic investigation and analysis tools with rightful relevance to law practices and procedures. Cyber Security professionals are hugely demanded in all areas allied to Cyber/IT.

Duration of Program

2 years (4 Semesters)

Seats

35

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UPES’ curriculum framework is holistic in its overall structure and yet focuses on the individual need of the student to discover, experience, explore and challenge. Along with the core subject, students have the option to choose from subject-focused specialisations. They are also allowed to choose minor/exploratory subject from other schools at UPES that are: School of Engineering, School of Computer Science, School of Law, School of Business, School of Health Sciences, School of Design, School of Modern Media, and School of Liberal Studies.

Further, based on the multifaceted needs of the global workplace and evolving lifestyles, the curriculum offers Signature and Life-Skills courses through School for Life. To round off this learning experience, students are required to do mandatory internships in the social sector, government/public sector, and industry. The combinations available for students to pick and choose from are endless, ensuring both depth and width of knowledge.

Details
  • Forensic Computer Analyst
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Security Software Developer
  • Forensic Consultant
  • Cyber crime investigator
  • Cyber Security Consultant

50% in 10th, 12th and 50 % in graduation in relevant subject

SEMESTER I

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
  Python Programming 3
  Web Technologies Through PHP 3
  Software Engineering and Project Management 3
  Business Communication and Ethics 3
  Domain Elective-1 3
  Social Internship 1
     
PRACTICAL    
  Python Programming Lab 2
  Web Technologies Through PHP Lab 1
     
     
  TOTAL 19

 

  

SEMESTER II

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
  Data Base Management Systems 3
  Operating Systems 4
  Object-Oriented Analysis and Design Using UML 3
  Venture Ideation and Enterprenureship 2
  Domain Elective-2 3
  Domain Elective-3 3
  Java Programming *1 3
PRACTICAL    
  DBMS Lab 1
  Domain Elective-2 Lab 1
  Java Programming Lab 2
  Object-Oriented Analysis and Design Using UML Lab 1
  TOTAL 26

 

  

SEMESTER III

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
  Modeling and simulation 3
  Computer Networks 3
  Domain Elective-4 3
  Domain Elective-5 3
  Domain Elective-6 3
  Computer Graphics 3
PRACTICAL    
  Domain Elective-5 Lab 1
  Domain Project 4
  TOTAL 23

 

  

SEMESTER IV

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
     
PRACTICAL    
  Full time Industry Project and Seminar 20
     
  TOTAL 20

 

  

Semester-I Domain Elective-1 3
  Introdcution to Cyber Security  
Semester-II Domain Elective-2 3+1
  IT security *3  
Semester-II Domain Elective-3 3
  Introduction to cyber Crime Investigation  
Semester-III Domain Elective-4 3
  Cyber Forensic Procedures and Analysis  
Semester-III Domain Elective-5 3+1
  Forensic Tools *4  
Semester-III Domain Elective-6 3
  Digital Evidence  
  IT Act and Practices-Cyber Law  
  Law of Evidence  
  Digital Data Recovery and Analysis  
  Data Visualization  
  Biometric processing  
  Business Analytics and Optimization  
  Agent based Intelligent Systems  

Details

Career Prospects
  • Forensic Computer Analyst
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Security Software Developer
  • Forensic Consultant
  • Cyber crime investigator
  • Cyber Security Consultant
Eligibility

50% in 10th, 12th and 50 % in graduation in relevant subject

Curriculum

SEMESTER I

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
  Python Programming 3
  Web Technologies Through PHP 3
  Software Engineering and Project Management 3
  Business Communication and Ethics 3
  Domain Elective-1 3
  Social Internship 1
     
PRACTICAL    
  Python Programming Lab 2
  Web Technologies Through PHP Lab 1
     
     
  TOTAL 19

 

  

SEMESTER II

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
  Data Base Management Systems 3
  Operating Systems 4
  Object-Oriented Analysis and Design Using UML 3
  Venture Ideation and Enterprenureship 2
  Domain Elective-2 3
  Domain Elective-3 3
  Java Programming *1 3
PRACTICAL    
  DBMS Lab 1
  Domain Elective-2 Lab 1
  Java Programming Lab 2
  Object-Oriented Analysis and Design Using UML Lab 1
  TOTAL 26

 

  

SEMESTER III

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
  Modeling and simulation 3
  Computer Networks 3
  Domain Elective-4 3
  Domain Elective-5 3
  Domain Elective-6 3
  Computer Graphics 3
PRACTICAL    
  Domain Elective-5 Lab 1
  Domain Project 4
  TOTAL 23

 

  

SEMESTER IV

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
     
PRACTICAL    
  Full time Industry Project and Seminar 20
     
  TOTAL 20

 

  

Semester-I Domain Elective-1 3
  Introdcution to Cyber Security  
Semester-II Domain Elective-2 3+1
  IT security *3  
Semester-II Domain Elective-3 3
  Introduction to cyber Crime Investigation  
Semester-III Domain Elective-4 3
  Cyber Forensic Procedures and Analysis  
Semester-III Domain Elective-5 3+1
  Forensic Tools *4  
Semester-III Domain Elective-6 3
  Digital Evidence  
  IT Act and Practices-Cyber Law  
  Law of Evidence  
  Digital Data Recovery and Analysis  
  Data Visualization  
  Biometric processing  
  Business Analytics and Optimization  
  Agent based Intelligent Systems  

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