Summary: EC-Council University and Ganpat University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to empower the students of Ganpat University and promote cybersecurity-related educational and career opportunities among the students of Gujrat.
EC-Council University’s undergraduate cybersecurity certification courses, CIS 403 Network Security, Firewalls, and VPNs, CIS 404 Hacker Techniques, Tools, and Incident Handling, and CIS 406 System Forensics, Investigation, and Response, can now be accessed by the students of Ganpat University. All the B. Tech students of Ganpat University who are enrolled in CE, IT, CS, CSE, and other relevant courses are eligible to take up these courses, through which they can attain industry-recognized certifications – EC-Council’s Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), Certified Network Defender (C|ND), and Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (C|HFI).
The MoU will equally benefit both Ganpat University and its students as they receive global exposure through this tie-up. The students will have the opportunity to get certified by an American University – EC-Council University, accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission, which is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency. DEAC is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
The students undergoing EC-Council University’s program will gain unlimited access to online labs, designed with more than 200 hours of latest lab exercises. The program will help the students develop advanced skills – building botnets, launching a Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack, cracking complex administrative passwords, and much more. Students enrolling for these undergraduate courses through Ganpat University will be entitled to a 5% of scholarship on tuition fee and USD$100 waiver of the Application Fee.
“This collaboration will not only help the students of Ganpat University learn and develop necessary technical skills but will also make them industry-ready with the inclusion of the industry certifications within their courses,” says Dr. Mahendra Sharma, Pro-Chancellor, Ganpat University. “This partnership will definitely introduce the students to new career opportunities in the world of cybersecurity and provide a niche to the degrees they earn at Ganpat University.”
“EC-Council University is consistently working on reducing the rising skills gap in the cybersecurity industry. This association is another step toward promoting cybersecurity awareness and building a skilled cybersecurity workforce for organizations,” says Lata Bavisi, President 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 Ganpat University:
The UGC recognized that Ganpat University is a renowned State Private University established in 2005. The university is focused on nurturing the value-based leaders to preserve and impart necessary skillsets and knowledge to a diverse community of students. The University offers different courses in the form of Diplomas, Under Graduate, Post Graduate, and Research. It deals with multiple departments, including Engineering, Computer Applications, Management, Pharmacy, and a lot more. In 2018, Ganpat University was awarded for Excellence in Placement Activities for Betterment of Education, Society, and Nation by the Gujrat (State) Government.