Prerequisites of cybersecurity degree outside India?

There are a number of cybersecurity courses outside India to which people actively apply, both bachelor’s & masters. The prerequisites of every course are different, vary from university to university. Therefore, it is always advisable to check the websites of the specific courses you are applying to.

An overall prerequisite for UG & PG is as follows:

  • English language certificate(minimum 6.0) or TOEFL (minimum 70)
  • Academic transcript of grades or minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement of academic intent
  • Online interview


  • English language certificate: IELTS (minimum 6.5) or TOEFL (minimum 75)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Cyber Security, or a related field
  • Minimum GPA (established by each university individually)
  • Motivation letter