C-DAC's Certified Course On Cyber Security Professional [CCCSP]

As Computers and Internet are tightly coupled with day-to-day citizen services of various sectors of the nation and there is a continuous rise in Cyber Crime, the need of the hour is to gear up to this increase in demand for security professionals. Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) with its wide spectrum of expertise in Systems, Networks and Information Security is playing a vital role in achieving this objective and initiated various activities. C-DAC flagged off a certificate program titled "CDAC Certified Cyber Security Professional (CCCSP)", which aims at creating Cyber Security Professionals, equipped with the skill set required for securing information in cyber world.

CCCSP is designed to certify the degree of knowledge and skills acquired by IT professionals in cyber security. The certification evaluates the candidate's competencies in security concepts, vulnerabilities, attacks, technologies and solutions, best practices and standards.

Certified Professionals List

Who can take the Certification ?


Areas of Concentration        

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Reference Links


Why this Certification ?



There are 2 modes of preparation for the Test.

Mode 1: On-line courseware offered through CDAC's e-learning website.

Mode 2: Self-study

NOTE: A candidate can take the test directly if he/she feels that he/she has adequate degree of knowledge in topics prescribed  for Certification Test.

Certification Fee :  INR 7500

Registration Fee towards certification is INR 7500 (Rupees Seven Thousand and Five Hundred only) which includes access to the e-learning courseware.

If for any reason, the participant is likely to postpond the test taking date to the next batch after commencement to a particular date, an extra Fee Amount of Rs. 1000 /- should be payed through NEFT as mentioned under Mode of Payment

Mode of Payment

You can pay the course fee by crediting the amount directly through NEFT mode into the mentioned BANK accounts.
Option 1: If you have NEFT payment method supported in your online banking website, then you may add one of the bank details to your NEFT transactions list and perform the transfer.On completing the transfer please send us the receipt generated by your bank or transaction ID along with your registration details and curriculum documents.
Option 2: You can go to any of your nearest banks and deposit the course fee amount to any of the bank accounts mentioned in the above link and send us the deposit slip to us along with your registration details and curriculum documents.
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 Test Format and Scoring

Test Results

Test Retake

Certificate Renewal Process

The certificate issued by C-DAC on CCCSP (C-DAC Certified Cyber Security Professional) is valid for 3 years from the date of issue. This is introduced, considering the importance of updating on-self on the latest security issues.

The following are the process for renewal of certificate

Step 1: Certificate Renewal Fee Rs.2500/-.

Step 2: Attend Cyber Security Professional Certificate Renewal Exam   (OR)
Submit any of the following additional qualification details which implies that you are into this domain and are contributing towards it.

Test centres

Tests will be conducted in the following centres

    1. C-DAC Bangalore
    2. C-DAC Chennai
    3. C-DAC Hyderabad
    4. C-DAC Kolkata
    5. C-DAC Mohali
    6. C-DAC Mumbai
    7. C-DAC Noida
    8. C-DAC Thiruvananthapuram

Test Date

Next Exam : 7th October 2017

General Test Information

General Information

Admission to the Test rooms

Test and Reference Materials

Admit Cards

  • The admit cards will be sent through mail which the test-taker has to take a colour printout and use it for the Test. The Admit cards will be sent only after the payment is done.(refer to section on Registration process).
  • Admit cards contains, along with other things, the venue of test and photograph of the test-taker.
  • In case the test-taker does not receive his/her admit card 1 week before the scheduled Test date (excluding the day of the test), they are expected to contact C-DAC, Hyderabad for clarifications.
  • Under no circumstances claims of reissue of a lost/non-receipt of admit card will be entertained on the day of the Test.

Test Venue

  • At the time of registration, the test-taker should give his/her preferred test venue.
  • The name and address of the test center will be informed along with Admit Card.
  • No request for change of test venue will be entertained once a venue has been allotted.

Code of Ethics

  • They must NOT write on any other medium other than the ones issued by the invigilator.
  • Test-takers may NOT talk, gesture or make any attempts to gain attention of other test-takers while the test is in progress.
  • Eatables are not allowed in the Test room. Consumption of tobacco and alcohol is strictly prohibited in the premises of the test centres.

Registration Process

  • The test would be conducted twice in a year. The registration should be done one month before the Test date.
  • The registration for the test will be available on-line in esikshak.in
    1. Visit esikshak.in, click on Sign Up Now and fill the registration form.
    2. The final registration page will be displayed, take a printout of it and click on the Declaration Form link, sign it.
    3. Do the payment using NEFT (Refer to Mode of Payment available)
    4. Send the registration form, declaration form, copy of your curriculam marks sheets along with the "NEFT Details" to C-DAC Hyderabad address.
    5. The Final admit card will be sent to you through E-Mail only. (thus, please fill proper email address and keep checking the e-mail regularly)

Centre for Development of Advanced Computing
( A Scientific Society of Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Information and Technology, Government of India)
Plot No. 6 & 7, Hardware Park,Sy No. 1/1, Srisailam Highway, Hyderabad -501510
Tel:+91-40-23737124/25 ; Fax: +91-40-2374332
Email : elearn@cdac.in