PGP in Cybersecurity

Become an industry-ready StackRoute Certified Cybersecurity Specialist. This program transforms learners with no Information Technology background into cybersecurity specialists. This is a Job-Assured Program with a minimum CTC of ₹ 4LPA*

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Mode Of Delivery

Online Mentor-Led

Job Assurance*
Flexible Payment Option
Immersive & Outcome Driven
12 Weeks Program

*Terms and Conditions Apply. Refer FAQs

Job Assurance*

Flexible Payment Option

Immersive & Outcome Driven

12 Weeks Program

*Terms and Conditions Apply. Refer FAQs


Designed to build core competencies for roles such as an incident analyst, incident responder, penetration tester or security analyst. Learn to manage IT infrastructure, identify & mitigate cybersecurity risks, respond to incidents, perform VAPT & implement defense-in-depth.

Day 1 Job ready
Real Working Environment
Live Mentor Connect Sessions
Prepare for Professional Certifications
Practitioner Designed
Capstone Project


Top Skills You Will Learn

Install and configure the Linux OS. Configure network services such as DHCP, DNS, FTP, and File and Print sharing over a network. Automate tasks using scripting & programming (Python). Perform penetration testing. Perform and detect reconnaissance activities and many more

Job Opportunities

Cybersecurity Specialist

Who Is This Program For?

Fresh STEM graduates who are keen to embark on a fulfilling career in Cybersecurity

Minimum Eligibility to Join the Program

  • 10th & 12th Std.≥ 50%
  • BE/BTech. (All Streams) with ≥ 50%
  • BCA, BSc (CS/IT) Degree with ≥ 50%
  • PG : MCA, ME /M.Tech require no cut off

Our Pedagogy

  • Learn
  • Practice
  • Apply
  • Review
  • Refactor
Mastery Learning

Mastery Learning

Achieve mastery with our individualized and group-based learning pedagogy

Outcome Oriented

Outcome Oriented

Program builds role specific competencies & instils self-confidence.

Practitioner Designed

Practitioner Designed

Designed to accelerate skill acquisition & gain experience

Immersive, Experiential Learning

Immersive, Experiential Learning

Learn in an environment that mirrors work environment

Build all round skills

Build All Round Skills

Equips learners with Technical, Functional & Professional skills

Highly Hands-on

Highly Hands-on

Spend over 60% of time on coding or hands-on activities

Program Overview

The program equips you with requisite skills to become a confident job-ready cyber security professional who can contribute to varieties of activities within the cyber security practice.

Core Tech Competency

Engineering Competency

Professional Competency

  • Install and Configure LinuxOS
  • Configure Network Services
  • Automate tasks using Python
  • Design and Implement networks
  • Create Virtual Machines and VPNs
  • Deploy applications on Cloud Platforms
  • Perform penetration testing
  • Track, report, manage, and analyse incidents
  • Evaluate risks and identify management strategies
  • Perform and detect reconnaissance activities
  • Perform forensics
  • Use Git to as code repo and versioning
  • Software Engineering Practices
  • Coding & Scripting - Standards & Practices
  • Work in an Agile team environment
  • Troubleshooting
  • Security guidelines and practices
  • Virtualization and Cloud
  • NIST Cybersecurity framework
  • CIA Triad model
  • SIEM Framework
  • Communication Skills
  • Ability to work in teams
  • Self-confidence
  • Presentation and Articulation skills
  • Listening skills
  • Remote work practice
  • Respond quickly and calmly during crisis situations

Program Design

  • Install and configure the Linux OS, and associated applications, packages, and services
  • Configure network services such as DHCP, DNS, FTP, and File and Print sharing over a network.
  • Automate tasks using scripting & programming (Python)
  • Design & implement networks with switching & routing devices
  • Create Virtual Machines, Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), and use Virtual storage and Cloud services
  • Deploy applications on public and private cloud platforms
  • Install, configure, and monitor network security devices
  • Ensure IT infrastructure assets are securely provisioned
  • Manage advanced server configurations and virtual IT infrastructure
  • Ensure proper configuration and security of fixed and mobile end-point devices
  • Scan, monitor and perform penetration testing to identify threats and vulnerabilities
  • Troubleshoot and document security incidents
  • Work in an Agile team environment
  • Comply with standard operating procedures and practices to track, report, manage, and analyze incidents



After the submission of the application form, you will have to go through a screening process post which you can directly enrol into the program by paying the applicable fee. Screening Process includes Aptitude Test & English Test


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Payment Options

Upfront Payment


(Excluding GST @ 18%)

Includes 10% Inaugural Discount

(valid till 3rd October 2021)


Easy Financing Options

EMI Plans**


*Terms and Conditions Applicable. Refer FAQs.

**Learner to pay 10% non-refundable Booking Fee on selection confirmation, Balance Fee to be paid by the Learner or as a loan through the Finance Company. Full fees to be paid on/before the last date of the admissions closer for the batch.

Discount is calculated on the Program Fee. In case the learner opts for an EMI plan, the discount (Rs. 15,000/-) will be deducted from the loan amount


Start Date

14 Mar 2022


Mon-Fri - 9am to 6pm


(Excluding GST @ 18%)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question? Check from our list of frequently asked questions.

Yes, the program is 100% online with Mentor led live sessions and support. The program will be delivered using two-way Audio-Video based virtual platform in real time.

The Program is offered in Full time mode, where there will be sessions from 9am to 6pm full day and Monday to Friday (5 days) a week. To ensure no work gets carry forward, the learner needs to spend additional time as needed on a daily basis and/or during week-end.

Learner will need to have access to Microsoft Office (Specifically MS Excel). Otherwise, learners will need to use open source or evaluation or setup trial version of software as needed during various stages of the program.

Program equips learner with wide variety of competencies so that learner can join Cyber Security team and contribute to wide spectrum of activities. These could include aspects of incident analyst, incident responder, penetration tester or security; Cybersecurity Specialist. This helps learner to enter the cyber security team and progressively grow and accelerate his/her career.

Yes, this is a job assured program.

Learners will be eligible for placement services if they meet the below criteria:

  • 10th & 12th Std.≥ 50%
  • BE/BTech. (All Streams) with ≥ 50%
  • BCA, BSc (CS/IT) Degree with ≥ 50%
  • PG : MCA, ME /M.Tech require no cut off
  • Age <=25 years
  • Sucessfull Program Completion


Learners are encouraged to seek clarification during the virtual live mentor connect sessions. They may also post the question offline in the collaboration tool. At any time, learner may connect with our Learner Success Team who will assist with any program related queries.

  • The EMI amounts are calculated on balance Fee + 18% GST
  • Interest rate is dependent on customer’s risk profile. The starting EMI's shown are based on starting interest rate for illustration purposes. The Actual EMI may vary based on the Interest Rate & will be at the sole discretion of the lender
  • An additional processing fee of 1% of loan amount + 18% GST is to be paid to the lender post loan approval
  • Loan approval will be subject to learner's eligibility as determined by the lender
  • After availing the loan, the candidate has to pay EMIs to the 3rd party lender
  • The loan agreement is between the Learner and the lender, and learners are informed to fully understand the terms and conditions applicable before availing the loan
  • The loan facility is provided by NIIT through a 3rd party lender in the best interest of the Learners. NIIT has no further role in the Loan process. Any dispute related to the loan is to be taken up with the lender
  1. Fill in the Application Form and Complete the Screening Process
  2. If you are selected, you will receive an Admission Offer letter
  3. On receiving the Offer Letter, pay Rs 15,000 + 18% GST to block your seat for the program. Your booking will be valid for the current batch**
  4. Initiate Loan Application for the Balance fee + 18% GST from**
  5. You will be re-directed to the lender’s website where you can complete the loan application and submit all supporting documents
  6. Await Loan Approval from the lender
  7. Once Loan application is approved and balance fee is disbursed to NIIT your registration to the program is confirmed

** GST of 18% is applicable on all Fees

** One-time processing Fee of 1% of loan amount + 18% GST is payable to the lender post approval of loan

** If the loan approval is received after the current batch start, you will be accommodated in the next batch available. If there are no batches then your booking amount will be refunded to you

** Loan Application must only be initiated from You cannot initiate the loan directly from lender’s website

**Please ensure that you complete your loan application along with all documentation immediately for faster clearance. NIIT will not be responsible for any delay in loan clearance

We offer 2 Cyber Security Programs for novice to advanced learners. Please visit the program page to learn more:


Fresh graduates who are keen to embark on a fulfilling career in Cyber Security:·

  • 10th & 12th Std.≥ 50%
  • BE/BTech. (All Streams) with ≥ 50%
  • BCA, BSc (CS/IT) Degree with ≥ 50%
  • PG : MCA, ME /M.Tech require no cut off

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