1. Who should apply to which course & what should be the study path?
Ideally for Network Security, the track is CCNA → Ethical Hacking → RHCE → Virtualization → Firewall Administration → NPT
For Software Security, the track is C → SQL, PL-SQL, Oracle → Core Java → Advance Java → Ethical Hacking → WAPT
For end to end security, the track is combination of above.
If you wish to do a course, ideally the previous course knowledge is required.
2. What are the eligibility criteria?
Anyone who has cleared class 12 board exam with science or commerce major is eligible for the course.
For students with Arts Background, you need to have atleast 1 year of experience in Network or Software or system Administration.
If you have any further inquiry regarding the courses and eligibility criteria, we are just a phone call away. Hop in to our office to get the guidance from our experienced faculty regarding the best possible courses suitable for you. Our guidance is solely based on individual assessment of skills and career priorities.
3. I am a working professional with 1 year experience in network/software. Am I eligible?
You are eligible for any course, provided you have the right prerequisite knowledge. Check answer to question #1 for the study track.
4. Where do I get to know the syllabus, duration of the course and fees from?
Click on the course menu & check the syllabus on the individual pages.
Most of the short term courses are of one month duration.
Classes are conducted usually 2-3 days a week for around 3 hours per class.
Fast track courses are also conducted for students coming from outside Kolkata. Consecutive classes for longer hours are conducted to complete the syllabus within 7-10 days. Since these classes are conducted by one faculty assigned to particular one student, the fees will be higher.
5. How many students do you accommodate per batch?
Usually 5-10 students.
During summer vacations & winter vacations, expect 10-15 students a batch.
6. How do I know when is the next batch starting?
For popular courses, we have batches starting almost in every 2 weeks. For courses that have stricter admission criteria, expect a new batch starting every month. Keep checking the NEXT BATCH menu on top for updated information. However, to get more details, you may visit our office, where we can discuss & assign a batch that would be suitable for you.
7. What are the timings of a normal batch?
We are open 7 days a week, 9am to 7pm. Our batches are scheduled within the office time. We have weekend batches as well. Corporate students usually opt for weekend batches conducted on Saturday & Sunday.
8. Do you provide job assistance?
All our students have been well placed at top MNCs. Though, we do not have any particular placement cell. We just make our students competent enough, so that they become the most sought after professionals in the industry. However, if you require, we may help you in drafting your CV & share with you some details of the companies who are hiring.
As per Nasscom survey, at this moment, we need 5 lakh security professionals & we have only 50 thousands. There is acute shortage of skilled workers in this security sector. There should not be any problem to find the top jobs, if you can learn the right skills from us.
9. Who are the faculties?
Our faculties are industry professionals who also work for our audit company ISOAH Data Securities Pvt. Ltd.. They have 10-20 years of individual industry experience. They are CEH, OSCP, CHFI, CISA, CISSP, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, etc. Many of our faculties have experience of working in India & abroad.
We have been invited as speaker / trainer at FICCI, ISACA, Nasscom, STPI, CII, US High Comm, ICAI, Kolkata Police, CID, CRPF etc.
We have participated in programs on cyber security at India Today, ABP News, ETV News, Aj Tak, Times Now, etc. Check TV Section.
We have been invited as speaker at IIT-Kharagpur, SRM University, VIT (Vellore) & almost all colleges in Kolkata.
We are the committee member at Nasscom (East), CII (ICT, Education - East), PRSI (Kolkata) etc.
We are honored to receive several Awards from all around India.
10. Do you have branches anywhere else other than Kolkata?
Not at the moment. We believe in maintaining highest quality. Opening franchises may force a compromise on the quality check. At the moment, we have students from all over India and abroad.
If you are a working professional from outside Kolkata or India, we can conduct online classes through TeamViewer
11. How do you offer online courses for candidates outside India?
We conduct online classes through TeamViewer & Skype according to our student’s convenience keeping in mind the time zone.
The lab is set up in their laptop /desktop. We log into their machine to show all demo & conduct the classes. Very little bandwidth is used.
12. What is the process for admission?
If you are from Kolkata, send us an email & we will contact you. Or just come to our office at SDF Building, 2nd Floor, Room 335, Sector-5, Kolkata-91.
If you are from outside Kolkata but within India, we’ll suggest you to come here for a month or at least a week to avail fast track course.
If you are from outside India, opt for online course. Check answer to Question # 9.
13. What documents need to be submitted to enroll?
- Scanned / photocopy of address proof
- Scanned / photocopy of photo identity proof
- Scanned / photocopy of your highest qualification
- One passport size photograph.
14. Is it a Govt. organization? Are the certificates Govt. approved?
We are a private organization that provides courses which are GLOBALLY certified. Our Global certificates are accepted all over the world.
Indian Govt. does not conduct any such courses that specialize in cyber security domain. Our courses are GLOBAL Courses, affiliated to EC Cocuncil. And we have recently noticed that EC Council courses are mentioned on Govt. job tenders.
15. How to reach your office?
Check the contact us page. You will find a Google Map pointer to our office.
Our address is SDF building, 2nd Floor, Room 335, Sector - V, Salt lake Electronic Complex, Kolkata 700091.
It is next to Infinity Tower & CTS (Cognizant) building. The gate is next to "Mio Amore" Cake shop.
16. May I make payment online for admission without visiting your office?
Yes, possible. Make the payment to (add 18% GST to any fees)
ISOAH Data Securities Pvt. Ltd.
Bank Name: Allahabad Bank
Branch: Jodhpur Park
A/c No. 50295762016
17. I have burning question, to which I have not yet found the answer. Whom should I ask?
Shoot an email to [email protected]. We will reply you back. Please do not ask something which we already have replied above.