EC-Council and College of Science & Technology (CST), Royal University of Bhutan (RUB)

EC-Council and College of Science & Technology (CST), Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) to Shape the Future of Cybersecurity Education in Bhutan

Bhutan, 21st  May 2024: EC-Council inventor of the world-famous  Certified Ethical Hacker credential has partnered with the College of Science & Technology (CST), Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) to reshape cybersecurity education in Bhutan. Designating the College of Science & Technology, Royal University of Bhutan as its first Academic Partner in the nation, EC-Council emphasizes its commitment to expanding the frontiers of cybersecurity education in Bhutan. Through this partnership, students will gain access to world-class cybersecurity training and enhanced employability as well as equipping them to build a robust cybersecurity ecosystem.

As part of the partnership, students at CST, RUB will have the opportunity to pursue coveted certifications such as Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH) and Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (C|HFI), among others. These globally recognized certifications will open doors to exciting career opportunities in cybersecurity for students in Bhutan.

“In today’s dynamic cybersecurity landscape, EC-Council remains steadfast in our commitment to empowering individuals and organizations worldwide with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate the digital realm securely and confidently”, said Jay Bavisi, Group President, EC-Council.

EC-Council’s Academic Partnership program has a proven track record of success. By partnering with College of Science & Technology, Royal University of Bhutan, EC-Council aims to empower students in Bhutan to become future leaders in cybersecurity and contribute to the nation’s cybersecurity resilience.


Founded in 2001, EC-Council is a trusted authority in cybersecurity education and certification. Best known for its Certified Ethical Hacker program, EC-Council also offers training, certificates, and degrees on a wide spectrum of subjects from Computer Forensic Investigation and Security Analysis to Threat Intelligence and Information Security. EC-Council is an ISO/IEC 17024 Accredited Organization recognized under the U.S. Defense Department Directive 8140/8570 and many other authoritative cybersecurity bodies worldwide. With over 350,000 certified professionals globally, EC-Council remains a gold standard in the industry.

With a steadfast commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, EC-Council maintains a global presence with offices in the US, the UK, India, Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia.

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About College of Science & Technology, Royal University of Bhutan

The College of Science and Technology is an engineering college at the Royal University of Bhutan in Rinchending, Phuntsholing, Bhutan. It offers degree programs in engineering and is considered one of the country’s oldest engineering colleges. Some say it’s a premium engineering college with a clean and green campus.


A centre of excellence in science and technology enriched with GNH values. 


  1. To offer internationally recognized programs in science and technology.
  2. To generate new knowledge through research and innovation to fulfill the needs of the society
  3. To collaborate with stakeholders and provide expert services
  4. To provide community services to enhance GNH based society

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