Cyber Law – Course, Eligibility, Admission, Fees, Selection & Syllabus

Cyber Law

Cyber Law is a specialization in the field of law that deals with issues related to the Internet. Those opting cyber law as their field of education needs to details with digital fraud, theft, and other criminal activities. The lawyers specializing in cyber law need to deal with issues like freedom of expression, online privacy, usage of internet as well as access to the internet. The cyber laws refer to the Indian Panel Codes and Indian Technology Act, 2000. Some of the most serious cybercrimes that cyber law deals with are Hacking, IPR violations, Virus/Worm attacks, EFT frauds, DOS attacks, Credit card frauds, Cyber terrorism, Pornography etc. The candidates can pursue various undergraduate and post-graduate degrees in this field. ACET Exam 2021 Result Declared

Candidates also have an option to pursue diploma and certificate courses in Cyber Law. Some popular diploma courses are Certificate in Cyber Law in Corporate Practice, Diploma in Information Security and Cyber Law, Diploma in Cyber Law, Advanced Certification in Cyber Law Practice, Diploma in Internet Law and Policy, Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law and Information Technology, Professional Diploma in Cyber Investigations and Laws, Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Law, Information Technology and Social Media Law, Post Graduate Certificate in Cyber Law, Certificate in Cyber Laws etc. Check GPAT 2021 Cut off Details

Cyber Law Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must have completed their intermediate/ class 12 from a recognized board of education.
  • They must have secured minimum 60% marks in their 12/intermediate board examination.
  •  Those who wish to pursue a post-graduation in Cyber Law, must hold a graduate degree.
  • College also have their individual eligibility criteria that may vary from other so, the candidate must check all of them before applying.

Cyber Law Admission

  • The candidate will be selected on the basis of their performance in the college entrance examination.
  • Some institutes also enrol students on the basis of their marks in 12th qualifying examination.
  • But, some colleges conduct their own entrance examinations in order to grant admission to the candidates.
  • Institutes like NLU conduct a national level entrance examination and select candidates on the basis of their marks.

Cyber Law Colleges & Fee Structure

Amity Law School (ALS), Noida66.2 K
Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi0.075 K- 13.4 Lakhs
Bharati Vidyapeeth New Law College ( BVNLC) , Pune42 K – 78.8 K
Cochin University Of Science And Technology ( CUSAT) , Kochi1.16 Lakhs – 2.65 Lakhs
Dr.Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (RMLNU), Lucknow60 K – 1.19 Lakhs
Faculty Of Law, Jamia Milia Islamia University ( JAMIA MILIA LAW) , Delhi10.3 K
Faculty Of Law, University Of Calcutta ( FOL) , Kolkata  
Government Law College ( GLC MUMBAI) , Mumbai4.5 K – 28 K
ILS Law College (ILSLC), Pune17.6 K – 65.3 K
NALSAR University of Law (NALSAR), Hyderabad45 K – 3 Lakhs
National Law Institute University (NLIU), Bhopal32 K – 1.5 Lakhs
National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore15.2 K – 2.77 Lakhs
National Law University (NLU), Delhi1.18 Lakhs- 1.86 Lakhs
National Law University (NLU), Jodhpur55 K- 2.35 Lakhs
O.P. Jindal Global University – JGU, Sonepat1.5 Lakhs- 8 Lakhs
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Patiala54 K – 2.06 Lakhs
Sinhgad Law College (SLC), Pune10.8 K – 33.2 K
Symbiosis Law School (SLS), Noida1.5 Lakhs – 2.9 Lakhs
Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology and Research (Deemed to be University) (VFSTR), Guntur70 K – 2.8 Lakhs

Cyber Law Syllabus

In the tables given below we have discussed the syllabus of various cyber law course in details:

Cyber Law Undergraduate Syllabus- BTech in Computer Science/ Engineering/ LLB (Hons) in Cyber Laws

Arbitration & Conc & & Alternative Dispute Res MechIT for Forensic Science
Artificial Neutral NetworksLaw of Contracts II & Family Law I
Basic Electronic EngineeringLaw of Telecommunication convergence
Basic Electronic EngineeringLegal History of Courts
Compiler Design & Web Technologies using NETLegal Method + Legal Reasoning
Data Structures using ‘C’Meditation Workshop
Data Warehousing and Data MiningMobile Computing
Database Management System & Law of Contracts IMobile Computing
Dig Copyright & Data Prot. Law & JurisprudenceMoot Court & Internship & Dissertation II
Digital Crime & Computer LawNetwork Security & Cryptography & Family Law II
Drafting, Pleading & ConveyancePhysics I & Chemistry
Environmental StudiesPhysics II & Mathematics II
Information Security Audit & MonitoringStorage Techn Foundations & Constitutional Law I
International Trade LawTaxation Law & Private International Law
Internet Regulation & JurisdictionTheory of Automata & Computation
Applicability of Indian Contract Act, 1872Identity Theft & Fraud
Computers and its Impact in SocietyIndian Context of Jurisdiction and IT Act, 2000
Cyber Crimes against Individuals, Institution and StateInterface with Copyright Law
Cyber DefamationInternational Law and Jurisdictional Issues in Cyberspace
Cyber Jurisprudence at International and Indian LevelNeed for Cyber Law
Cyber terrorismOverview of Computer and Web Technology
Different offences under IT Act, 2000Right to Access Cyberspace – Access to the Internet
Dispute ResolutionsRight to Privacy Digital Forgery
Freedom of Speech and Expression in CyberspaceTrademarks & Domain Names Related issues

Cyber Law Postgraduate Syllabus- LLM in Cyber Law

Overview of cyber lawCyberlaw in India
Copyright issue in cyberspaceIPR – An overview
Cyber Contract and IT Act 2000Regulation of cyber crimes
Cyber-crimes and related conceptsSoftware Development & Licensing Agreements

Cyber Law Diploma Syllabus:

Basic legal terms and conceptsInformation & Traffic Data
Computer Databases & LawInternational Framework
Computer Source CodeIntroduction to Cyber Law
Cyber PornographyIntroduction to Cyber Law
Cyber SecurityInvestigative Framework
Cyber TerrorismJudicial Framework
Data Privacy & ConfidentialityLegislative Framework
Digital Signatures – Technical IssuesQuasi-Judicial Framework
Electronic & Digital Signatures – Legal IssuesSemiconductor Layout & Design Law
Electronic & Digital Signatures – Legal IssuesUnauthorised Access
Electronic ContractsUnderstanding Computer Software
Freedom of SpeechViolation of Privacy

Cyber Law Postgraduate Syllabus- Master of Cyber Law and Information Technology

Computer Forensics and Digital EvidenceIntroduction to Computer Technology and Programming
e-Business SecurityIT Acts and Cyber Crime
Fundamentals of Information SecurityLegal Dimensions of IPR in Cyber World
Identity and Access ManagementOS: Linux, Server (Apache)
Identity and Access Management IT Act, Information assurance & e-Governance/ Data Information & CryptographySecurity Audit
Internet Architecture and Network Security/ Networking & Network Security

Cyber Law Postgraduate Syllabus- Master of Cyber Law

Computer Forensics & Digital EvidencesE-Commerce Legal Issues
Cyber Crime Laws in IndiaIntellectual Property Issues
Data or Information CryptographyInternet Architecture & Network Security

Cyber Law Post Diploma Syllabus

An overview of Cyber LawIPR Issues
Application of conventional territory based law to E-commerceOnline business
Copyright Issues in cyberspacePaper IV: E-Commerce Computer
Cyber WorldRegulation of cyber crimes
Cybercrime and Related ConceptsRegulation of cyberspace – introducing cyber law
Cyberlaw in India with special reference to the Information Technology Act, 2000Security of information
Digital signatureSoftware and Related IPR Issues
Important Issues in Global E-commerceThe internet and online resources
International Legal RegimeTrademark Issues in cyberspace
Introduction about the cyberspace IPR – An OverviewTypes of E-commerce
Introduction to the Cyber World and Cyber Law

Cyber Law Certificate Courses Syllabus

Commerce and cyberspace technologyOnline reputation management
Cybercrimes, privacy & data securityOutsourcing regulation of cyberspace
Cyberspace technology and social issuesPrivacy and data protection
Electronics contract and digital signatureSoftware-as-a-service & licensing
Introduction to IT law


What is the Cyber Law eligibility criteria?

The candidates willing to pursue under-graduate program must have passed 12th or intermediate exam and those willing to pursue post-graduate must hold a bachelor’s degree in cyber law.

Which entrance exams take place for Cyber Law?

The interested candidates can appear for CLAT, APPGLCET, AILET, MHCET Law, APLAWCET, TS LAWCET, TS PGLCET, LSAT India, ULSAT etc. 

Which colleges offer cyber law courses?

NLUs, Amity university, BHU, Jamia Islamia, SLS, GLC are some of the top universities offering these courses.

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