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Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with specialization in Cyber Security(B.Sc.)

Course Duration

6 Semesters
(3 Years)

Eligibility Criteria

Pass in PUC / 10+2 examination with Mathematics / Computer Science / Statistics as compulsory subject along with at least one of the following: Chemistry / Biotechnology / Biology / Computer Science / Electronics / Technical Vocational subjects and obtained minimum 45% marks (40% in case of candidate belonging to SC/ST category) in the above subjects taken together from any Board recognized by the respective State Government / Central Government / Union Territories or any other qualification recognized as equivalent thereto.


Today the world is facing many security challenge attacking   almost all electronic devices such as laptops, desktops and mobile devices etc. through malwares, social engineering attacks and ransomware, targeted attacks etc. The IT industry is need of experts to tackle such challenges.

As our daily lives become more and more dependent on Internet-based tools and services, and as those platforms accumulate more of our most sensitive data, the demand grows for experts in the field of Cybersecurity. Wherever usage of computer’s in shared environment, there exist a need of Cybersecurity professional to protect/secure the data and infrastructure those are involved in shared computer devices. So cyber security has become the utmost priority for the organizations.
Cyber security Ventures predicts there will be 350% growth in open cyber security positions from 2015-2023. Cyber security professionals find a job market in - Protection and recovery technologies, processes and procedures for individuals and businesses and government organizations. The cyber security market is expected to grow to around $232 Billion by 2022 according to a report. Domestic IT giants like Infosys and even global players like CISCO have been betting big in the cyber security domain.

Out of the 3.5 million open cyber security positions are vacant as of 2021 and the demand for cyber security professionals are likely to grow in the years to come. Cyber security Ventures estimates more than 2 million openings will be in the Asia-Pacific region. 62% say their organization’s cyber security team is under-staffed; 57% say they currently have unfilled cyber security positions on their team.

This programme aims to cater to the growing demand of Cyber security experts.
The job positions are i) Information Security Analyst ii) Lead Software Security Engineer iii) Chief Information Security Officer iv)  Security Architect Penetration Tester v) Information Security Crime vi) Investigator/Forensics Expert Security Engineer vii) Cybersecurity Analyst viii) Security Consultant /Specialist ix) Security Architect x) Security Software Developer xi) Security Administrator.

Course Curriculum

01Language –I Kannada

02Language –I Hindi

03Language –I Additional English

04Communicative English – I

05Mathematical Foundations for Computer Science

06Digital Logic and Computer Design

07Operating system using LINUX

08Programming fundamentals using C

09 Practical Courses

  • C LAB

10 *Mandatory - (Non Creditable Courses)

  • Environmental Studies
  • Skill Development Program

01Language –II Kannada

02Language –II Hindi

03Language –II Additional English

04Communicative English-II

05Information systems and Data Base management

06Information security Management and Data Privacy

07Data structures using C++

08Data Communication and Networking

09 Practical Courses

  • Data Structures Lab

10 *Mandatory - (Non Creditable Courses)

  • Constitution of India & Professional Ethics
  • Skill Development Program

01Language –III Kannada

02Language –III Hindi

03Language –III Additional English

04 Cyber Security Essentials

05 Object Oriented Programming with JAVA

06Software engineering and Cyber Security Engineering

07Network security and Cryptography

08Cloud computing and Cloud Security

09 Web technologies

10 Advanced Linux

11 Android Security

12 Practical Courses

  • Network security LAB

13 *Mandatory - (Non Creditable Courses)

  • Soft skills
  • Skill Development Program

01Language –IV Kannada

02Language –IV Hindi

03Language –IV Additional English

04Security of E-based-systems

05Digital Watermarking and Steganography

06Cyber and Web security using Python

07Information Security Analysis and Audit

08Enterprise security management


10Big data Security

11Computer security and system Management

12Mobile and Adhoc network security

13 Practical courses

  • Minor Project – 1
  • Cyber Security using Python LAB

14 *Mandatory - (Non Creditable Courses)

  • Soft skills
  • Skill Development Program

01Ethical hacking

02Ethics and laws of cyber security

03Malware Analysis

04Open Elective

  • Machine Learning for Cyber security
  • Cybercrime and digital forensics
  • Information Warfare and Security

05 Practical Courses

  • Malware Analysis-Lab
  • Minor project -II

06 *Mandatory - (Non Creditable Courses)

  • Soft skills
  • Skill Development Program

01Block Chain and Cryptocurrency Technology

02Disaster Recovery

03Cognitive Psychology in Cyber security

04Server Hardening

05 Practical Courses

  • Major Project

06 *Mandatory - (Non Creditable Courses)

  • Soft skills
  • Skill Development Program

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

After few years of graduation, the graduates of Bachelor of Science Honours (Computer Science, Multimedia and Animation) will be able to:


Be cloud engineers , data analysts, data scientists and cloud architects and Operate various cloud related commercial software tools to solve scientific and business problems.


Be computer Application Developers, Algorithm developers, Computer Programmers and to Work alongside engineering, medical, ICT professionals and scientists to assist them in setting up a cloud in their area of domain.


: Adopt lifelong learning philosophy for continuous improvement to which qualifies them to become professionals in various levels as administrators in public, private organisations or as scientists in research establishments


Understand environmental, legal, cultural, social, ethical, public safety issues and Work as a member of a team and communicate effectively across team members to set his/her own enterprise with further training

Programme Outcomes (POs)

PO 1

On successful completion of the programme, the graduates of Bachelor of Science Honours (Computer Science, Multimedia and Animation) programme will be able to:

PO 2

Scientific reasoning: Ability to analyze, and understand concepts in computer science, critically evaluate ideas, logical reasoning and experiences in programming, algorithm development and application development.

PO 3

Problem solving: Capacity to extrapolate and apply competencies to solve different kinds of non-familiar problems, such as design cloud-based Solutions/Architecture, develop and deploy scalable cloud application using popular cloud platforms, build private cloud, Public Cloud & Hybrid.

PO 4

Environment and Sustainability: Understand the issues of environmental contexts and sustainable development and provide solutions for the same using domain knowledge in Cloud computing.

PO 5

Research-related skills: Ability to recognize cause-and-effect relationships, define problems, formulate hypotheses, test hypotheses, analyze, interpret and draw conclusions from data, establish hypotheses, predict cause-and-effect relationships; ability to plan, execute and report the results of an experiment or investigation in data analytics.

PO 6

Ethics: Conduct as a responsible citizen by recognizing different value systems and understand the moral dimensions of decisions, and accept responsibility for them.

PO 7

Cooperation/Team work: Ability to work effectively and respectfully with diverse teams; facilitate cooperative or coordinated effort on the part of a group, and act together as a group or a team in the interests of a common cause and work efficiently as a member of a team.

PO 8

Communication Skills: Ability to express thoughts and ideas effectively in writing and orally; Communicate with others using appropriate media; demonstrate the ability to listen carefully, read and write analytically, and present complex information in a clear and concise manner to different groups

PO 8

Self-directed and Life-long Learning: Acquire the ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context socio-technological changes.

Programme Specific Outcomes

On successful completion of the programme, the graduates of Bachelor of Science Honours (Computer Science, Multimedia and Animation) programme will be able to:

  • PSO1 - Design cloud-based Solutions or Architecture, and use the popular cloud platforms to develop and deploy cloud applications.
  • PSO2 - Provide computer based solutions for real life problems by developing specific software products.
  • PSO3 - Design and develop a highly scalable cloud-based applications by configuring virtual machines on the cloud

Career Opportunities

• Information Security Analyst 
• Cyber Security Analyst
• Security Consultant
• Security Engineer
• Information and Cyber Security Auditor
• Digital Forensics Specialist
• Firewall and Security Device development professional
• Intrusion Detection Specialist
• Computer Security Incident Responder
• Cryptologist
• Vulnerability Assessor
• Lead Security Architect 
• Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
Application Fee
  • Indian / SAARC Nationals₹ 500
  • NRI Fee₹ 2000
  • Foreign NationalsUS$ 50