Ignou PG Diploma in Information Security

PG Diploma in Information Security PGDIS

This PG Diploma in Information Security (PGDIS)(with an exit option of PG Certificate in Information Security (PGCIS) after successful completion of first semester) programme has been designed to bridge the gap in the awareness and
competency required by various categories of people such as the users of Internet and various IT enabled services about deeper aspects of Information Security, responsible use and management of IT services. This is a PG Diploma level programme with an exit option of PG Certificate in Information Security (PGCIS) after successful completion of the first semester and total 32 credits of worth. Students can complete this programme in a minimum period of one or maximum period of three years.

The Programme aims at imparting:

  • To spread awareness of information security and protection.
  • To provide protection and security to personal data and to build data oriented infrastructure in the companies.
  • To raise high professional ethics in the individuals and students towards providing information security.
  • To experiment and learn the skills and techniques needed for providing protection and security to our information.

Eligibility:

i) B.Sc. (Computer Science)/ BCA/ B.Tech (Computer Sc.)/ B.Tech (IT) or its equivalent. OR
ii) Bachelor Degree in any discipline or its equivalent from a recognized university / Institute with CIT/CIC/ACISE/CISE from IGNOU or a Certificate in Computer Science/ Computer Application from a Govt. recognized institute
with a minimum duration of 6 months or studied Computer Course as a part of the curriculum in Bachelor/PG Degree.

OR

iii) Bachelor Degree in any discipline or its equivalent from the recognized university/ institute with 1 year working experience in Computer Application/ IT

Medium of Instruction: English

Duration: Minimum 1 year and Maximum 3 years; offered in both January & July cycle of admissions.

Fee Structure: Rs.21,600/- for full programme to be paid semester wise @Rs. 10,800/- per semester

Programme Details:

Course Code Title of the Course Credits Download
Semester I
MSEI 21
MSEI 21 (P)
Introduction to Information Security 4
MSEI 22
MSEI 22 (P)
Network Security 4
MSEI 23
MSEI 23 (P)
Cyber Security 4
MSE 24 Policy, Standards and Laws 4
Semester II
MSEI 25
MSEI 25 (P)
Application and Business Security Developments 4
MSEI 26
MSEI 26 (P)
BCP,DR Planning and Audit 4
MSEI 27
MSEI 27 (P)
Digital Forensics 4
MSEP 28 Project 4
Total Credits 32

 

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