B.Tech. CSE (Cyber Security)

About the Programme

The School of Computer Science and Engineering offers a B. Tech program in Computer Science and Engineering with specialization in Cyber Security Aiming to shape students into well-prepared cyber security professionals, this Computer Science – Cyber Security programme has been thoughtfully designed to incorporate theoretical and practical elements, analytical and architectural methods, as well as academic research and industry best practices. Professionals have meticulously crafted a curriculum that addresses every facet and demand of a cyber-security engineer. Students will gain a solid grounding in analytical methodologies and industry practices, as well as a solid theoretical foundation in cyber security through this programme. They will also gain insights into the practical, technological aspects of the subject and gain a clear grasp of concepts. They develop expertise in the ever-increasing cyber dangers and weaknesses.

According to the New York Times, there are currently 3.5 million cyber security positions around the world that have not been filled by 2025. This programme is specifically tailored to meet the demand and skill requirements of the upcoming decade. Students will be able to develop their IT management, technical, implementation, and cyber security abilities through this programme. It combines cyber awareness with industrial practice in a unique way.



  • The applicant should be a Resident / Non-Resident Indian National / PIO / OCI.
  • NRI applicants can directly apply under ‘NRI Category’ through NRI application form. (https://vit.ac.in/admissions/international/overview)
  • Foreign applicants who studied/studying abroad can apply directly through the International application form.(Will be available shortly)
Age Limit
  • Applicants whose date of birth falls on or after 1st July 2002 are eligible to apply for Engineering admission 2024.
  • The date of birth as recorded in the High School / SSC / X Certificate will be considered authentic.
  • Applicants should produce this certificate in original as proof of their age at the time of counseling/admission, failing which their candidacy for admission will be disqualified.


Application Process




Tuition Fees (Per Annum)INR 1,95,000 *
Caution Deposit (Refundable) INR 3,000
Total fees to be paid for first yearINR 1,98,000

(*after concession)


Key Features

  • 1. Coverage for external threats
  • 2. Defence against internal threats
  • 3. Regulatory compliance for security
  • 4. Cloud-based security services
  • 5. Threat detection, prevention, and response
  • 6. Consolidated solutions
  • 7. Proper security analytics


Career Prospectus

More than 1 million cyber security jobs will be available by 2023, but less than 400,000 cyber security professionals will be trained by then. Cyber security is an ever-growing industry. It is projected to grow by 11% in 2023 and by 20% in 2025. This is a fast-paced career with a median salary of $81,000.


Design Your Own Degree (DYOD)



Double Major

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning


Electronics & Communication Engineering

Data Analytics

Image and Video Processing

Mechanical Engineering

Cyber Security

Embedded Systems

Applied Science

Edge Computing

Internet of Things (IoT)

Business Management

Software Engineering

Electronics & Comm. Engineering


Geo Informatics

Electric Vehicle Technology

Digital Humanities


Digital Manufacturing

Media and Communication

Automotive Design


Mechanical Engineering


Digital Marketing


Performing Arts

Computational Mathematics

Corporate Law


Know Your Opportunity

Graduates of our programme have a wide range of employment options, including but not limited to the following: security analyst, engineer, architect, administrator, software developer, cloud security architect, intrusion detection specialist, cybercrime investigator, malware analyst, data privacy officer, computer security incident responder, manager of governance compliance and risk (GRC), and security consultant. Companies like ABB Corp, Cisco, IBM, VMware, EY, Paladion Networks, Bosch, Philips, Amazon, IndusFace, Deloitte, SBI-Infosec Wing, Symantec, CloudByte, and many more are among the many places where participants in this cyber security job roles programme have found employment. Cyber security research may take advantage of several opportunities in India and around the world.


Programme Outcomes

1. Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.

2. Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering

3. Design and development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.

4. Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid

5. Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modelling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the

6. The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to Assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.

7. Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts and demonstrate the knowledge of and need for sustainable development.

8. Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering

9. Individual and teamwork: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary

10. Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear

11. Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary

12. Life-long learning: Recognize the need for and have the preparation and ability to engage independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.


Programme Educational Objectives

1. Graduates will be engineering practitioners and leaders, who would help solve industry’s technological problems.

2. Graduates will be engineering professionals, innovators or entrepreneurs engaged in technology development, technology deployment, or engineering system implementation in industry.

3. Graduates will function in their profession with social awareness and responsibility.

4. Graduates will interact with their peers in other disciplines in industry and society and contribute to the economic growth of the country.

5. Graduates will be successful in pursuing higher studies in engineering or management.

6. Graduates will pursue career paths in teaching or research


Programme Specific Outcome

1. Learn everything you can about the ever-changing computer security landscape, including the software and hardware that is susceptible to cyber attacks. Acquire the knowledge and abilities necessary to foresee potential problems, come up with solutions, and persuade others of your ideas.

2. Learn and show that you can use industry-standard software, processes, and hardware to investigate, plan, create, and execute cutting-edge Cyber Security solutions; all while keeping sensitive information safe for individuals, organisations, and government agencies.



1. Will CSE (Cyber Security) Students Eligible for CSE Jobs?
Yes, they will be and will have the same placement opportunities.




Contact Us

Dr. Anil V. Turukmane
Professor & HOD Network & Security Department
VIT-AP University, Amaravathi, Andra Pradesh


0863 23700897



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