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Master of Computer Applications (MCA) with Specialisations

Information Security integrated with Certification in CompTIA Security+


The Applicant should have passed BCA / Bachelor Degree in Computer Science Engineering or equivalent Degree. OR passed B.Sc./ B.Com./ B.A. with Mathematics at l0+2 Level or at Graduation Level (with additional bridge Courses as per the norms of the concerned University). Obtained at least 50 % marks (45 % marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying Examination.

In addition to the above, the Applicant must pass both an entrance exam and a personal interview as per the University requirements.


The new-age MCA Information Security integrated with Certification in CompTIA Security+ course is a one-of-its-kind program that is offered by Jain (Deemed-to-be University). It offers comprehensive knowledge of the aim, the concepts and the techniques involved in information protection. It equips students with the tools to explore their potential in the new-age domain. Students gain a fundamental understanding of data structures, advanced computer networks and virtualization, are exposed to concepts of ethical hacking, mobile, wireless and VOIP security, and security threats and trends, besides acquiring practical knowledge on cloud security, network security, and SDLC.

Course Highlights
  • Understand database security concepts and information security governance and related legal and regulatory issues.
  • Students are exposed to the stages of ethical hacking to defend organizations from external and internal threats
  • Discover, analyze, and deal with IT threats to an organization, and understand fundamentals of cryptography.
Program code: 045B
Course code : B1
Course Commencement : Sep 2024

Study Campus

School of CS and IT
#44/4, District Fund Road
Jayanagar 9th Block
Bangalore - 560069
080 - 46501773

Admissions Office

JAIN Knowledge Campus
# 44/4, District Fund Road
Jayanagar 9th Block Campus
Bangalore - 5600 69
080 - 46501773
+91 7337615222

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Curriculum Structure

Core Subjects
  • Data Structures
  • Advanced Computer Networks
  • Advanced Operating Systems
  • Mathematical Foundation for Computer Applications
  • Advanced Computer Architecture
  • Minor Specialization Course-1
  • Open Elective-1
Learning Labs
  • Data Structures Lab
  • Advanced Computer Networks Lab
  • Advanced Operating Systems Lab

Core Subjects
  • Advanced Database Management Systems
  • Object Oriented Programming using JAVA
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Virtualization and Cloud Security
  • Cyber Law
  • Minor Specialization Course -2
  • Open Elective-2
  • Research Methodology
Learning Labs
  • Advanced DBMS Lab
  • Object Oriented Programming using JAVA Lab
  • Ethical Hacking Lab
  • PCL 1 Research and Entrepreneurship Project

Core Subjects
  • Cryptography & Network Security
  • Cyber Forensics
  • Fundamentals of Database Security
  • Block chain Technologies
  • Mobile wireless and VoIP Security
  • Minor Specialization Course-3
  • Open Elective-3
Learning Labs
  • Cryptography & Network Security Lab
  • Cyber Forensics Lab
  • Mini Project Lab
  • Summer Internship

Core Subjects
  • Minor Specialization Course-4
  • Open Elective-4
  • PCL 2 Research and Entrepreneurship Project
  • Project / Internship
Minor Specialization courses are offered from the following Domains:
  • Cloud Technology
  • AI & ML
  • Software Engineering
Career Outcomes

Digitization of information across industry sectors has raised the importance of protecting data. Information security involves the measures that are taken to ensure that a network or system remains protected from unlawful reach of hackers. There is a growing demand for professionals who are trained in the area of cyber security and who can aid organizations in protecting their systems and networks.

Some of the job options include Corporate Sector (Information Security, Compliance, IT&IS Audit, Software Development etc.), Finance and Insurance Sector (IT and Data Security, E-Commerce and Net-banking Security, Defense and Police (R&D, Investigation, and Forensics, IT Infrastructure Security etc.) Governance (E-Governance, Public Key Infrastructure Management, Forensic Science Labs etc.), Legal Department (Cyber Forensics Consultants, Cyber Law Expert, Expert witness etc.), Cyber Fraud Consultants / Management (Ethical Hacker, Penetration Testers, Cyber Fraud Detectives) etc.