Summary: EC-Council University and LNCT (Laxmi Narain College of Technology) Group of Colleges partner for the benefit of the students of LNCT. This partnership grants LNCT students access to ECCU’s undergraduate “Cybersecurity Certification Courses.”
In line with the many prominent university collaborations in India, to help empower their growing cybersecurity workforce, EC-Council University has now partnered with one of the largest educational groups in Central India, LNCT Group of Colleges. The memorandum is aimed to introduce cybersecurity through ECCU’s undergraduate courses to the students of B.Tech at LNCT Group of Colleges and the latter has confirmed that both the parties shall share mutual benefits of this partnership.
Through this signed MoU, LNCT Group of Colleges shall have the opportunity to collaborate with globally recognized EC-Council’s Cybersecurity Brand and tie up with an American University accredited by Distance Education and Accrediting Commission (DEAC). In addition to promoting cybersecurity education, EC-Council University also aims to create a skilled cybersecurity workforce that will be enabled with the knowledge and skills to tackle any cybersecurity issue, both known and unknown, thereby increasing placement potential among LNCT’s students.
This mutual understanding between the giant leaders, i.e., ECCU and LNCT, would bring immense learning potential to the students of LNCT Group of Colleges. The enrolled students will receive online education from industry experts with curriculum relevant to industry standards. The students will also receive 200 hours of access to iLabs (EC-Council’s cyber range where students can solve real-life problems) based on the norms decided in the MoU. The students of LNCT Group of Colleges that enroll into ECCU’s undergraduate courses will enjoy the benefit of a waiver of application fee as well as 5% scholarship on the tuition fee.
“This collaborative effort by EC-Council University and LNCT Group of Colleges will open doors to many new and exciting opportunities for students in the cybersecurity industry. This partnership will also help create a skilled cybersecurity workforce in India”, David Oxenhandler, Vice 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 LNCT Group of Colleges
LNCT Group of Colleges is one of the oldest and largest education groups in Central India which was founded in 1994 from Bhopal and privileged as the first, self-financed institute of Madhya Pradesh. It is a leading higher education organization approved by UGC which is engaged in creating, preserving, and imparting knowledge to a diverse community of students. The institution is also accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in the year 2013. LNCT Group of Colleges aspires to nurture value-based leaders who have knowledge and skills to create success in their organizations. The group of education is one of the top institutions in India offering a wide range of undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate programs in the streams of Engineering, Sciences, Management, and Humanities. LNCT Group of Colleges is popularly known for excellent faculty, flexible and dynamic curriculum and, exciting research, and global connections.