Career In Cyber Law

Interest in law as well as in cyber related activities will lead to the rewarding career in cyber law.

The word cyber clearly indicates relation with the Internet.

Cyber law is also known as Internet Law. It deals with the legal issues related to the internet crimes.

Cyber Law is the term which deals with the issues related to the internet, communication technology, technological & electronic elements including hardware, software, computer & information systems.

Cyber law is made to handle the cases of cyber crime. Cyber crimes are the illegal activities committed on the internet. Cyber lawyers handles cases of cyber crimes against persons, property and government.

The work of a Cyber Lawyer is to prepare, examine and advocate a case for the client involved in a cyber crime case.

It is also a very important aspect of legal training & corporate management.

Most popular cyber crime is hacking person’s personal accounts, cyber terrorism and spread of virus.

The scope of cyber law is huge now a days . Due to large scale use of internet technology the cyber space has also become a place to conduct malicious activities, so to deal with crimes related to cyber world the lawyers must possess the knowledge of cyber world and this lead to a new field of law i.e. cyber law.

Cyber crimes can engage in criminal actions such as fraud, defamation, forgery, theft, and mischief.

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Courses & Duration

Candidates can specialize in cyber law at postgraduate level. Minimum Education needed for admission to the postgraduate courses in law is LLB degree. After the completion of higher secondary education, you can take admission in bachelor’s programme of law.

Once you have completed your graduation with LLB, you are eligible to pursue LLM course in cyber law.

Many short term and long term courses are available offline and online in cyber law.

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Cyber Law (PGCCL) – Min Duration: 6 Months, Max Duration: 2 years
  • B.Tech in Computer Science & Engineering + LLB (Hons.) with specialization in Cyber Laws – 6 years
  • LLM in Cyber Law2 years
  • Diploma in Cyber Law
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Are you interested to make a career in Cyber Law?


Then, what is the eligibility?

The eligibility criteria are given here:

  • Students who have qualified 10+2 examination from a recognized board can opt for bachelor degree in law & then after, they can join the master degree programme in Cyber law in any Indian & Foreign Universities.

Admission Process

National Law University (NLUs) conducts the entrance examination known as CLAT 2021 for providing admission to its bachelor’s and master’s courses of law. Admission to the law courses is also provided through many other entrance exams such as AILET 2021 for admission to NLU Delhi.

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There are many good Institutions & Universities in India, which offer courses in Cyber Law. Some of the best Colleges & Institutions are listed below:

Top Colleges/ Universities of India offers Cyber law courses:

  • All National Law Universities (NLUs)
  • National Law School of India University, Bangalore
  • NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad
  • ILS Law College, Pune
  • Indian Institute of Information and Technology, Allahabad

Jobs & Career Scope

Today, cyber law is one the newest & most successful career in law. There are many career opportunities in the field of Law.

This has emerged as one of the demanding career field in the recent times. Cyber law students are great in demand & paid handsome salary.

Various organizations hire a cyber lawyer for their expert legal services & advice. Cyber Lawyer can either be working with a law agency or they can be self-employed.

Cyber law is the emerging career option and provides plenty of career opportunities. Some of the career prospects are mentioned below:

  • Become a lawyer working in IT companies
  • Specialist in Cyber/IT Based  Arbitration
  • Security Computer Auditors
  • Techno-legal Professional in Computer Security

As a Cyber Lawyer or Cyber law Expert, there are lots of opportunities apart from the legal firms & court rooms.

After completing the Cyber law programme, you can also get offers from police departments, IT companies, corporate houses, public & private organizations, lecturer at Universities & many more.

Candidates holding degree in cyber law may be designated as:

  • Cyber Lawyer
  • Legal Advisor
  • Cyber Assistant

with degree in cyber law, one can choose his/her profession apart from lawyer in the following areas:

  • Become a cyber consultant in IT firms or police department.
  • Research assistant in law firm
  • Research assistant in technology firm
  • Security Auditors and Network Administrators in Technology firms.

Cyber law reduces or prevents the damage from cyber criminal activities related to the use of the internet, email, computers, cell phones, World Wide Web (www), hardware & software by protecting privacy, information access, communications & intellectual property (IP).

As cyber law is a new profession, there are several challenges undoubtedly.

  • Regular updating of knowledge, news & devices
  • Keep up with changing & upgraded laws
  • Lack of role-models
  • Know-how of different technologies
  • Performance based work environment

There is a need of lots of potential for growth in this field.


Cyber Lawyers salary is vary depends upon the given factors, i.e. qualification of the students, work experience, their licensure, whether they work in public & private sector, the agency which recruits them, whether they work with a law firm or self-employed, etc.

In India, professional cyber lawyers earns an average pay of 6 lacs per year. As a fresher, you will get the salary of around 15,000 – 20,000 per year.

If you are working with reputed law firms, the you will get the demanding remuneration. Remuneration in this field depends upon one’s experience and skills.

Books & Study Material

  • Cyber Law of Information Technology & Internet by Anirudh Rastogi
  • Computers, Internet and New Technology Laws- A Comprehensive Reference Work with Special Focus on Developments in India by Karnika Seth
  • Understanding Laws – Cyber Laws & Cyber Crimes by Garima Tiwari
  • Guide to CYBER LAWS by Rodney D.Ryder
  • Legal Framework on CYBER CRIMES byMani

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Displaying 48 Comments
  1. Shivi says:

    I have done phd in computer science engineering. I want to do cyber security law.pls suggest some alternative or any suggestions

  2. Shana Nasrin says:

    I am studying( B.B.A LL.B ){5 year integrated }, then if I am interested in cyber law course then what should I do next?

  3. Mayur vekariya says:

    I am studying( B.A.LL.B ){5 year integrated }, then if I am interested in cyber course then what should I do next?

  4. Neeta says:

    Hi, Sir I have passed LLB and PGCCL( post graduate certificate course in cyber law) .I want a job in cyber field. How do I get a job???

  5. Suraj Vishwakarma says:

    Sir 12th arts + BA Graduation ke bad cyber law kar sakte h kya

  6. Your Name...neha singh says:

    Pls tell me where to apply for the all India test for Nliu bhopal for MS in cyber law Nd where will I find the sample papers for preparation

  7. rachna says:

    Sir, I hv 15 yrs experience in IT sector with NIIT Diploma,PGD CYBER LAW, Diploma in Personnel mgmt, short term course Web designing. I am not working since 2012. How can pursue my cyber law qualification with lot of experience in IT, ADMIN WITH VAST KNOWLEDGE?? CAN YOU PLS GUIDE ME.

  8. Siddharth kumar says:

    Hi , I’m completed LLB & PGCCL (post graduation certificate in cyber law ) pls guide me any job related to cyber law

  9. Awalpreet kaur says:

    Hello…I am persuing BCA from Hmv college Jalandhar…I want to do Cyber law…So can I opt this after BCA…If yes…Then which course should I persuade please help me!!?..It’s my dream to make career in Cyber law
    Waiting for your reply 😊😊

  10. Darshil sharma says:

    I have completed my graduation as and after it I give exam of pg diploma in cyber law from vmou kota open university this year result awaiting. Now i wants to make career in cyber law. Please give me advise and career opportunities and process.

  11. jinal says:

    Hi! I am law graduate and I am finding my interest in cyber law so please help me out with what course should i go with ahead as as of now I am doing internship in an association.

  12. Ravindra Pratap Singh says:

    Do CCNA certification for networking or cyber related courses if you interested in cyber

  13. Career in Cyber Law says:


    I am a senior software professional with 15 years into IT industry. I am a MCA graduate. Now I want start learning Cyber law and sees a career in this as an extra source of income. I understand, I first need to complete LLB. Can you please suggest few good registered LLB colleges who provides online/part time courses in Ghaziabad, UP, India?
    Also let me know, Is LLM require to start my practice as a Cyber Law expert?

  14. pratham verma says:

    i’m doing and also wanna do llb in cyber crime
    please suggest me it is better to be done llb or further pg’s

  15. Kiran says:

    I have completed my graduation in BBA Finance in the year 2016.but now I wanna do career in cyber please advice me on this..

  16. Omkara Vinod says:

    I am from Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh… I am interested to study Cyber Law in abroad… so is there any entrance exam for it… if there is any please informe me… My contact No:- 7386810730, 7386330333


    I completed my graduation with BBM in 2008, but now i want study cyber law, how is my career in cyber law, which type of skills required for in this field ?

  18. Bowshi Latha says:

    Respected Sir/Mam
    Can I able to study LLB after completing Diploma in Cyber law

    Waiting for your quick response

    Thanking you

  19. muthu says:

    sir,i’m a engineering students learning in Tamilnadu.I would like learn about cyber law.where i join the cyber law collage.

  20. Immo says:

    I have complete graduate in field from Mumbai University I want to taken admission in cyber law what should I do sir

  21. shivendram says:

    Can i do this course after bsc maths with 50%

  22. i want to do cyber law after mba. says:

    i did mba in 2016 with dual specialisation marketing and hr,but now i want to do cyber law course it will helpful for my career or not.

  23. advokate darshan kumar dehdan says:

    hay sir plz help me idont understend but is next course my study base ..i m qualyfyng in llm apear but not start my cereer in la beacouse i want minimum sellory mounthly25000-40000 evry mounth and annual sellory 5,00000-6,00000 plz i not decide my next good future and best sellory course …plz help me my age 26thanx

  24. Adv.Santosh Madhukar Dalvi says:

    i m law graduate
    complete deploma in cyber law
    what is next for expertisation in cyber law.
    i have limited time cause i m already 46 year old.
    Is there any cyber law firm who hire me or giving aportunity to work with them.
    pls advice me .
    awaiting for possitive reply.
    thanks and regards.

  25. Amrinder Singh says:

    Hello sir,
    I am Amrinder Singh from Jaipur, Rajasthan.
    I am graduate (B.A) 2015.
    I have excellent knowledge of computer cyber security, hacking, computer languages.i want to make my career as a cyber expert.
    so i want to do cyber law.
    please tell me how to apply and from where to do..
    thank you sir.

  26. harsh says:

    How many chances to get Gov job after cyber law and what is the age criteria in cyber law at Gov sector ?

  27. anshu linda says:

    i have completed for cyber law what i do?

  28. vaibhav sharma says:

    Is there any placement proceduere for IT companies also offered by nlu’s

  29. aayen says:

    Hello sir
    I would like to pursue my career in CYBER laws..but I M NOT GOOD AT COMPUTERS…so wouod it affect my career in cyber laws??
    Plzz rply

  30. AAYEN says:

    Hello sir
    I m in class 12(comm) i want to pursue my career in CYBER laws…..I M NOT GOOD at COMPUTERS soo would it affect my career in CYBER laws???
    Plz rply

  31. Your Name..rajesh pawar says:

    I bsc completed but dont intrested in this field..
    i intrest in cyber crime field ..but i cant anderstand how meny jobs in this field ?and where?

  32. Harsha Vardhan says:

    Hi, I am a lawyer have four years experience in field of civil law and criminal law.. Completeted my PG in cyber criminal law.. In which field I can practice cyber criminal law. Plz suggest me.

    • Sarvgyan says:

      You can practice in both. Cyber criminal cases are not in plenty. While in civil field you can practice healthy.

  33. Raunak Singh Panesar says:

    Hi, I’ve completed my bcom, can i do pgdcs??

  34. pooja says:

    hey there..!!
    i have done my bscit and persuing mscit for now.. i have no interest in coding but i m more into networking stuff..
    i want to know what job opportunity i will be having in cyber law field after my post graduation..

    • Sarvgyan says:

      Cyber law is one of the growing career field, with the expansion of cyber world, this has become one of the trending career option. You can be a cyber law expert, you can work as a freelancer or with big IT firms, as a tutuor etc.

  35. naseem says:

    Which is best cyber law OR corporate law

    And can i do it sepratly or its includee in LLB

    Plz rply

  36. omkar says:

    for cyber law,is it available any competative exam like jee in law field

  37. sneha says:

    I had passed my Bls/llb degree course. So can I apply for the Cyber law. I wnt to the which is best known college or university for the course.

  38. Ameen Khan says:

    hey there..!!
    i have done my bca and persuing mca for now.. i have no interest in coding but i m more into networking stuff..
    i want to know what job opportunity i will be having in cyber law field after my post graduation..

    • Sarvgyan says:

      There are opportunities available in this field. You can learn more about networking security, databases, sever side languages, so that you have a good command in this field.

  39. arti says:

    I m qualified llb with post graduation in cyber law …but I don’t understand where the job apportunitys on that bases

  40. prashant kumar says:

    I am studying in bsc 2 I want to do llb what what I do

  41. Rohit Shaw says:

    If i do B.tec in computer science from any non goverment collage and than i do Llb Hons. With spelized cyber law what would be my salary

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