The MOU attempts to embed EC Councils industry certifications offered by EC Council University into the B Tech programs of BIHER. This will result in the students of the B. Tech program to graduate with a cybersecurity specialization arming them with the current needs of all individuals to be cybersecurity ready. Students selecting the cybersecurity specializations will find the iLabs to be the most desired tool whereby students will solve real-life problems on this cutting-edge cyber range that offers more than 200 lab exercises. This, coupled with the faculty who are practitioners in the cyber world, will improve students’ success and increase their access to advanced educational opportunities.
With this partnership, in addition to raising awareness in a career in cyber security amongst the students, EC Council University sees a strong possibility of increasing job readiness and improved placement potential for students of BIHER. To encourage and motivate students of BIHER, EC Council University shall be offering students of BIHER a 5% scholarship.
“This collaborative effort by EC-Council University and BIHER have opened the way to new opportunities for the students of BIHER. I believe this new partnership holds the key to many more collective initiatives to come.”, Mr. Abel Daniel, Director for Academic Alliances International at EC Council University.
About EC-Council University
EC-Council University was founded in 2003 to bridge the gap of an unstructured cybersecurity education with dedicated degree programs in cybersecurity. It currently offers a Master and Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security as well as five graduate certificate programs. All programs are built to provide students with a strong foundation and preparation in management and leadership. EC-Council University values ethical behavior, innovative thinking, critical thinking, scholarship, and leadership. Our programs advance the goal of educating information security experts, preparing them to make the world safer and more secure for everyone.
EC-Council University is accredited by Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)— a private, non-profit organization that operates as a national accreditor of distance education institutions. Accreditation by DEAC covers all distance education activities within an institution, and it provides a single source of nationally recognized accreditation. DEAC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency as well as an acknowledged member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
EC-Council International, the parent company of EC-Council University, is a world leader in certifying professionals in these skills and techniques. The company is the creator and owner of several internationally-recognized certifications including Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI), Disaster Recovery Professional (EDRP), Certified Network Defense Architect (CNDA), Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), Certified Secure Computer User (CSCU), Network Security Administrator (ENSA), and License Penetration Testing program (LPT) among others in more than 150 countries.
EC-Council has certified more than 220,000 information security professionals worldwide.
To learn more about EC-Council University visit: https://www.eccu.edu/
About Bharath Institute of Higher Education & Research (BIHER)
Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research (BIHER), informally known as Bharath University is a deemed university located in Chennai, India. It owns the A-graded accreditation from the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and approval from the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
The university empowers approximately 10000 students with its high-quality education. Out of its four campuses, Bharath Institute of Science and Technology is the primary one. It offers engineering courses in several specializations which include Aeronautical Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Industrial Biotechnology, Architecture, Chemistry, Computer Application, Computer Science & Engineering, Information Technology, and many more.
The university believes in “Win the world by innovation. To the stars by hard work.”. And its 2014’s award of the “Best Private University of the Year” justifies its motto.
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