BS (Cyber Security)


Program Info
Learning Outcomes
By the time of graduation, the students develop an ability to:
  1. Developed core Computing foundation according to international standards.
  2. Ability to analyze security, ethical, & privacy issues, and devise solutions.
  3. Ability to apply appropriate techniques for minimizing risks, and react appropriately to security breaches.
  4. Ability to investigate network, system software, application software, mobile, and cyber security breaches.
  5. Ability to align computer security best practices with organizational needs.
  6. Ability to convert understanding to innovations
  7. Ability to undertake graduate level studies and research
  8. Developed effective communication, management and leadership skills
Award of Degree

For the award of BS (Cyber Security) degree, a student must have:

  • Passed courses with a total of at least 130 credit hours, including all those courses that have been specified as core courses
  • Obtained a CGPA of at least 2.00

Offered Campuses

Chiniot-Faisalabad Islamabad Karachi Lahore Peshawar

Eligibility:

  • At least 60% marks in SSC (Matric) or an equivalent examination (such as O-levels) AND
  • Should have studied for HSSC or an equivalent qualification, for at least two years AND
  • At least 50% marks in HSSC or an equivalent qualification AND
  • Should have EITHER
    • studied Mathematics at the HSSC or equivalent level. OR
    • pass HSSC level Mathematics exam within one year of admission, conducted by any one of the following:
      • Local Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education
      • A recognized Foreign Board (Oxford, Cambridge, etc.)
      • NUCES (FAST)

Selection Criteria:

  • 50% weight to higher percent score of SSC (or an equivalent exam) OR HSSE (or an equivalent exam) AND
  • 50% weight to marks obtained in Admission Test
Candidates having taken NTS-NAT IE exam
  • Cut-off marks in the NTS-NAT IE exam to be determined by the University
Candidates having taken SAT examination
  • Combined score of 1,000 or more in the SAT-I examination AND
  • At least 550 in the SAT-II (Math Level IIC) examination.
Tentative Study Plan
Sr. No Course Name Crdt Hrs.
Semester 1
1 Introduction to ICT 0+1
2 Programming Fundamentals 3+1
3 Linear Algebra 3+0
4 Calculus & Analytical Geometry 3+0
5 Pakistan Studies 3+0
6 English Composition & Comprehension 2+1
Sr. No Course Name Crdt Hrs.
Semester 2
1 Object Oriented Programming 3+1
2 Digital Logic Design 3+1
3 Differential Equations 3+0
4 Islamic Studies/Ethics 3+0
5 Communication & Presentation Skills 2+1
Sr. No Course Name Crdt Hrs.
Semester 3
1 Probability & Statistics 3+0
2 Networks & Cyber Security-I 3+0
3 Data Structures 3+1
4 Discrete Structures 3+0
5 Computer Organization & Assembly Language 3+1
Sr. No Course Name Crdt Hrs.
Semester 4
1 Digital Forensics 3+1
2 Operating Systems 3+1
3 Fundamentals of Software Engineering 3+0
4 University Elective I 3+0
5 Technical & Business Writing 3+0
Sr. No Course Name Crdt Hrs.
Semester 5
1 Design & Analysis of Algorithms 3+0
2 Database Systems 3+1
3 Computer Networks 3+1
4 Cyber Security Elective-I 3+0
5 Information Security 3+0
Sr. No Course Name Crdt Hrs.
Semester 6
1 Vulnerability Assessment & Reverse Engineering 3+1
2 Artificial Intelligence 3+1
3 Networks & Cyber Security-II 3+0
4 University Elective II 3+0
5 Cyber Security Elective-II 3+0
Sr. No Course Name Crdt Hrs.
Semester 7
1 Final Year Project-I 0+3
2 Information Assurance 3+0
3 Secure Software Design 3+1
4 Professional Practices 3+0
5 Parallel & Distributed Computing 3+0
Sr. No Course Name Crdt Hrs.
Semester 8
1 Final Year Project-II 0+3
2 Cyber Security Elective-III 3+0
3 Cyber Security Elective-IV 3+0
4 University Elective III 3+0

Note: Registration in “Project-I” is allowed provided the student has earned at least 100 credit hours, and his/her CGPA is equal to or greater than the graduating CGPA (2.0).