Just one foreign applicant for PG Diploma in Cyber Security
NEW DELHI: Only one Nepali student has applied for PG Diploma in Cyber Security and Law. The last date to apply for Cyber Security and Law has now been extended to June 30. The 50-seat course has a reservation of 5 percent on supernumerary basis for the foreigners. However, the course has attracted just one student from neighbouring country Nepal and has seen no other applicant from any other country till reports last came in on Thursday.
The programme intends to produce professionals who can administer security for varied virtual platforms, banks, social media, industrial applications, mobile data and cloud interface. This course will be offered by the Department of Operational Research, Department of Computer Science, and Department of Commerce. The varsity already closed online registration for other courses on June 11 which saw nearly 3,000 foreign applicants from across the globe. Delhi University has received just two applications from neighbouring country Pakistan till 11 am in other courses on the last day of applying for foreign students online.
Pakistan just got a single student admitted to Delhi University between 2013 and 2017. This year two students have applied online with Delhi University portal directly. Nepal scored first in terms of number of applicants directly via Delhi University portal with 317 applicants while another neighbouring country Tibet scored second with 316 applications.
Afghanistan was third in terms of 111 applications received by DU on its registration portal, followed by Banglaadesh from where 45 students applied in various courses. From Ethopia, 28 students have applied and from Nigeria 31 students. Sixteen students from UK have applied in DU and 48 from the United States. From another neighbouring country Sri Lanka, 11 students have applied.