Here is your chance to broaden your horizon and launch your career in cybersecurity. Take part in EC-Council University’s Mega Cyber Challenge to win a merit-based scholarship worth USD 6000.

EC-Council University Mega Cyber Challenge is an online event created by the university to engage cybersecurity professionals and enthusiasts. This event aims to unlock the potential of aspiring specialists and help them pursue a rewarding career in cybersecurity.


How do I participate?

All you need to do is complete all three rounds of the Mega Cyber Challenge to win a merit-based scholarship to EC-Council University. Follow the steps mentioned below to complete the rounds and move forward –

Round 1 – Online Quiz.

(Last day to Participate – 31st Oct)
  • Answer the question correctly and at the earliest.

Round 2 – Rapid Fire

(5th Nov)

  • Download the ‘EC-Council Aware’ mobile app to participate in round #2.
  • Compete against others in a rapid-fire round.

Round 3 – Essay Writing

(Last day of Submission – 20th Nov)

  • Write and submit an essay on the given topic.

Hint: Watch the Cyber Talk by Dr. Lopa Mudra Basu

The winners of the Mega Cyber Challenge will be announced on December 5.

Follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook to enter the Mega Cyber Challenge competition

Mega Cyber Challenge Terms and Conditions:

  1. Participants who complete the ECCU Mega Cyber Challenge within one week of it being publicly announced will be awarded a scholarship of USD 6000 (1st place). This prize can only be availed upon the submission proof of enrolment in one of the Degree Programs at EC-Council University, which are listed under the Academic Programs of the website
  2. Second place winners will receive a USD 4,000 scholarship, 3rd place winners – USD 2,500 scholarship, 4th place winners – USD 1,500 scholarship, and finally, the 5th place winners will receive a USD 1000 scholarship.
  3. To win the mega challenge prizes, participants will have to go through three rounds of challenges. The first round will have three questions based on the last’s months cyber talk. The second round will have 10 rapid-fire questions. For the third and final round, the participants will be required to write an essay on the given topic.
  4. Since the contest is being carried out through multiple channels, multiple entries from a single participant will not be considered. Only the first entry from each participant will be considered for evaluating winners, and all other entries will be discarded.
  5. Although the scholarship encourages new enrolments, existing students can also participate in the challenge.
  6. There is no limit to the number of scholarships being awarded. However, one candidate can avail the benefits of the scholarship only once, regardless of the number of correct answers given.
  7. There is no cash alternative to the prize.
  8. Participants who are already availing benefits of other EC-Council University scholarship programs are not entitled to the scholarship under this Mega Cyber Challenge. However, they can still participate in the contest.
  9. Even if a candidate has won the ECCU Mega Cyber Challenge, she/he will still have to pay the Application Fee to enroll into one of the degree programs at ECCU. The scholarship amount will be posted to the student’s account during the first term of enrolment in a qualified degree program.
  10. Participants agree that personal data submitted with an entry, including name, mailing address, phone number, and email address, may be collected, processed, stored, and otherwise used by EC-Council University, its affiliates, and its agents for the purposes of conducting and administering the contest. By entering the contest, participants agree to the transmission, processing, disclosing, and storage of this personal data by EC-Council University, its affiliates, and the agents.
  11. If for any reason the contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the contest, EC-Council University reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest. EC-Council University further reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant who tampers with the submission process or any other part of the Contest or Contest Site.