Post Graduate Program –Cyber Law and Cybercrime Investigation

In Association With

Duration : 9 months

The study of Substantial Law covers the Provisions of Information Technology Act (ITA) and gives an overview of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO), Prevention of Sexual Harassment of Women at Work Place Act (PoSH), Indecent Representation of Women’s Act and Human Rights Act concerning Cyber Crimes. The study of Procedural Law includes an in-depth look into the Provisions of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC, Pre-Trial), Civil Procedure Code (CPC) and Indian Evidence Act (IEA) concerning Cyber Crimes.

Participants will benefit from hands-on training and exposure to real-time case studies and interactions with industry experts by use of the virtual mode of communication via video conferencing/meetings. Additionally, group discussions and virtual moot courts will help participants sharpen and enhance their skill sets to frame, draft, plead and argue the matter in a real Courtroom.

Cyber Crime Investigation will teach the participants to get behind the crime scene and discover evidence that would be admissible in a Court of Law or examine the evidence produced in a Court of Law and shall have a cutting edge while conducting cross-examination.

Career Paths

In this emerging techno-savvy environment, the world is becoming digitally sophisticated, and so are the crimes. The internet was initially developed as a research and information sharing tool and was hence, was largely unregulated.

As the years passed, it became more transactional with e-business, e-commerce, e-governance, e-procurement, etc. This gave rise to the need for a legal framework protecting data on the internet. All legal issues related to internet crime are dealt with through cyber laws. As the number of internet users rises, the need for cyber laws and their application has also gathered great momentum.

Post learning Cyber Law, participants can excel in the field of practising law (post-graduating), become a consultant for cybercrimes, and also excel in academics and conduct awareness campaigns.

Research is another area where participants can excel. One can pursue a Masters and/or PhD in Cyber Domains.

Participants stand a good chance to get offers from IT firms, police departments, public and private organizations, corporate houses, professors in universities, etc.

a The growing field of Cyber Security offers high salaries, excellent benefits and seemingly endless employment options all over the world.

It has opened the doors for the entry of corporate companies for issuing Digital Signatures Certificates in the business of being Certifying Authorities.

Program Structure (completely online)
  • Online mode of learning (live class, video tutorials, case studies, etc)
Contact
  • Adv.Prakriti Purohit (Faculty, School of Law) – 87638 72772
Employment Areas
  • Cyber Lawyer
  • Corporate Lawyer
  • Government Jobs (post-qualifying Competitive Government Exams)
  • Independent Practice at Tribunals (Civil Remedies)
  • Independent Practice in Criminal Courts
  • Independent Practice in High Courts
  • Cyber Crime and Cyber Law Consultants
  • Academician-spread awareness
  • Research
  • Analyst
  • Auditors

Eligibility
  • Bachelor’s Degree from recognized college/university
  • Students appearing for final year examinations
  • Students appeared final year examination and awaiting result
  • Postgraduates, Industry professional
Future Job Profiles
  • Cyber Crime Investigator
  • Incidence Responder
  • Surveillance Officer
  • Practicing Lawyer
  • Cybercrime and Cyber Law Consultant
  • Academician
  • Researcher in Cyberspace
  • Examiner of Electronic Evidence (need to pursue further studies in that area apart from this course)
  • Security Auditor (need to pursue further studies in that area apart from this course)
  • Cybercrime Analyst (need to pursue further studies in that area apart from this course)
  • Legal Advisor
  • Cyber Assistant

Post Graduate Program –Cyber Law and Cybercrime Investigation
Module Course Hours
1 Cyber Law & Cyber Crimes 20
2 CRPC (Pre Trial) & CPC (Admissions & Trial) 30
3 Evidence (65B & Others) 20
4 Cyber Crime Investigation 10
5 Debate 50
6 Group Discussions 50
7 Drafting & Pleading 20
8 Memo Submissions 10
9 Virtual Moot Court 50
10 Special Lectures 20
Total 280