Cyber Security competition for School Students


Kollam: Amrita University and Amrita Centre for Cyber Security is organizing an innovative learn-hack-win venture, aiming to equip the school students across the nation to be capable guardians of a secure Digital India.

This is the first Cyber Security Competition for school students in India. The Junior InCTF contest, and the Cybergurukulam summer camp that awaits the winners, focuses on various aspects of Cyber Security such as Web Security, Cyber Forensics, and Cryptography, which has become a basic requirement for students in any disciple. Sufficient training and practice would be provided for the students to enhance their fundamental skill-set in these challenging fields during the course of next two months.

The contest is a two-month long, completely free, online event that would be hosted online at, where they can register before November 31, 2015. The event started on November 01 and shall continue on till December 31. The contest with its ‘learn as you go’ approach requires zero background knowledge in the field, and is designed to evaluate the student’s interest, and not their skills.

According to a press release from the organisers, top students will be awarded prizes including one Laptop, one Drone, three Tablets, 13 Raspberry Pi’s and Cyber Security Books. As of now more than 500 students have registered for this event and there are 157 active teams competing for the prizes.

Kerala IT News