Academics

The Centre has a strong teaching component as a route to disseminate specialized knowledge in the niche domain of Cryptology and Security. To cater to the national requirements in this niche field, the Centre also offers several short-term courses and workshops targeted towards the officials from Government of India.

Teaching and Training Programs

Certificate Course

The Centre offers a short-term (one semester) certificate course on the basics of Cryptology and Security for Government officers and scientists, who work in these areas. To earn the certificate, the participants of this course need to complete due coursework and/or work towards a major project and/or appear for end-of-term examinations (specific details and format may vary).

The candidates are nominated from their respective organizations. If your organization is interested in sending candidates to undertake this certificate course, kindly contact us at rcbose@isical.ac.in.

Short-term Course

The Centre also offers short-term courses on specialized topics related to Cryptology and Security to Government as well as private organizations, on need basis. These courses are generally offered in the form of three-day intensive workshops or week-long lecture series, either within the Institute campus or in the campus of the respective organizations.

If your organization requires such a course, you may contact the Head of the Centre, Prof. Rana Barua (rana@isical.ac.in). You may also contact individual faculty members if you are interested in short-term courses in their specific domains of interest.

Research Programs

Summer Internship

Every summer, the Centre offers a dedicated research internship program to second/third year undergraduate students and first year post-graduate students from premier institutions of the country. Interested students may contact the individual faculty members to work under their respective guidance, or apply for the common Summer Internship Program in Cryptology.

Masters Thesis

The faculty members of the Centre can supervise Masters students of any discipline of the Institute in the domain of Cryptology and Security. Howeever, priority is generally given to the students from the M.Stat and M.Tech (CS) programs of the Institute. If you are interested in the Masters programs at ISI, please refer to http://www.isical.ac.in/~admission for details regarding the admission process.

Interested students, who are already Masters students at the Institute, should contact individual faculty members directly for masters thesis supervision in their respective areas of interest.

Doctoral Dissertation

The Centre offers full-time Ph.D programs in Cryptology and Security. The admission to the doctoral program is through the usual process of JRF entrance examination and interview process of the Institute. Interested candidates may refer to http://www.isical.ac.in/~admission for details regarding the admission process.

Interested students, who are already JRF/SRF at the Institute, should contact individual faculty members directly for doctoral thesis supervision in their respective areas of interest.

Information

Academic Programs

The Centre offers a short-term (one semester) certificate course on the basics of Cryptology, Security and allied disciplines for Government officials and scientists. The Centre also offers short-term intensive workshops or lecture series on specialized topics related to Cryptology and Security.

The faculty members of the Centre can supervise Masters students of any discipline of the Institute in the domain of Cryptology and Security, and can also offer guidance to full-time PhD candidates in Cryptology and Security selected through the usual JRF exam and interview process of the Institute.