Department of

Computer Science and Information Technology

ADP Program

Cyber Security


The Associate degree in Cyber security provides a strong foundation for students to either enter the growing field and to demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills on issues related to cyber security. Graduates will be prepared to contribute to the evolving dimensions of Information Technology (IT) related to cyber security. This program is designed to help you develop the problem-solving skills and techniques needed to defend the cyber domain.


  • The objectives of the ADP Cyber Security program include:
    • Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
    • Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the cyber security.
    • Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.

Eligibility Criteria

FSc Pre-Engineering /Pre-Medical with additional subject of Mathematics/ ICS with mathematics or equivalent.

Scheme Of Studies
ADP Cyber Security

Year 1

Semester I

Program ADP CS
Duration 2 Years
Number of Semesters 4
Number of weeks per semester 18 (16 for teaching and 2 for exams.)
Total number of credit hours 68

Year 1

Semester I

1st Semester
Title of Course Credits
ICT & Introduction to programming (using C language) with Lab 4
Calculus and Analytical Geometry 3
Digital Logic Design (DLD) with Lab 4
English Comprehension 3
Pakistan Studies and Global Perspectives 2
Total: 16 Credits

Year 1

Semester II

2nd Semester
Title of Course Credits
Data Structures & Algorithms (using C language) with Lab 4
Computer Architecture & Organization 3
Probability & Statistics 3
OWASP / Penetration Testing 3
Communication Skills 3
Islamic Studies & Professional Ethics OR General and Professional Ethics (for Non-Muslims) 2
Total: 18 Credits

Year 2

Semester III

3rd Semester
Title of Course Credits
Ethical Hacking 4
Operating Systems with Lab 4
Database Systems with Lab 4
Computer Networks – I 3
Methodology standards & Protocol (27001) 3
Total: 18 Credits

Year 2

Semester IV

  4th Semester  
Title of Course Credits
Computer Networks – II with Lab 3
Distributed Systems / Internet of Things 3
Information Security / Network Security 4
Software Engineering 3
Technical Report 3
Internship (Mandatory – 03 Months) Pass/Fail
Total: 16 Credits


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