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How to Apply in National Security Database

There are multiple ways you can get recognized for your skills and be empanelled in the prestigious National Security Database. Know more about National Security Database.

icon_awardAppear for Lab exams: You can appear for NSD Lab exams to prove your technical skills and earn the empanelment. We strongly recommend minimum three years of professional work experience related to Information security before applying for the examinations. Cost: INR 10,000/-
icon_educationPresent your Research Paper: Present technical research papers at various Indian security conferences and send the details to the foundation. If the research paper is approved internally, your profile can be considered for direct empanelment in NSD. Cost: None
icon_recognitionProve your Experience: If you have over five years of direct experience in the Information security domain with credible skills, you can request your direct manager, CIO or CEO to nominate your name for empanelment in NSD. Cost: None
icon_securityResearch Internships: The internship program is offered on various research topics from ISAC. Work on part-time basis for 3 months and earn 100% scholarship for official training or NSD exams. Cost: None


Notice: Amity Infotech Security Pvt Ltd

Based on complains from various organizations, It has come to our notice that Amity Infotech Security Pvt Ltd is responsible for multiple financial irregularities involving NSD exam fee payments collected from various training providers, without registering the payments with National Security Database program.

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Payment Information

All payments towards NSD must be paid by Cheque in the name of "Information Sharing and Analysis Center" only. We do not accept cash payments and do not have any third party vendors for exam fee collection. If you are registering for NSD exams with approved education service providers, ask for an acknowledgement of your registration from ISAC on your name.

Get Training

Official training programs on NSD are conducted by various experts at the Indian Infosec Consortium (IIC), New Delhi. For outstation students, IIC offers guest house facility at nominal charges. For more information on training schedule and registration, please check the all events page or view the current month calendar.

Register as Service Provider

ISAC offers training through various independent experts and academic institutions who advance the cause of National Security Database. If you are a training service provider, you can register with ISAC for providing training of various NSD related programs. There is no charge or cost associated with registration.