DSCI Certified Privacy Professional (DCPP©)


  • Dispatch of PBoK (Privacy Body of Knowledge) will start in 10 days from the receipt of payment.

DSCI Certified Privacy Professional (DCPP©) In 2014, DSCI launched a mass certification – DSCI Certified Privacy Professional (DCPP©)


In 2014, DSCI collaborated with leading auditing firms to assess companies in DSCI Privacy Certification and launched a mass certification – DSCI Certified Privacy Professional (DCPP©)

The Privacy Profession

Globalization and technological advancements have brought forth new challenges and risks including those related to privacy. The worldwide interest in privacy arises from infamous leaks, both in the government and across the global industry. As a result, organizations across Industry sectors, are increasing their privacy staffing, creating a compelling demand for well-qualified privacy professionals.

The DSCI Certified Privacy Professional (DCPP©) is a pioneer credentialing program which empowers you with knowledge and equips you with necessary skills to advance your career in privacy.

Key Drivers for the Privacy Profession

  • Evolving legal and regulatory regimes
  • Privacy deployments in organizations gaining traction
  • Privacy emerging as separate function in organizations
  • International and industry specific privacy standards and frameworks being developed
  • Privacy increasingly becoming a market differentiator
  • Growing privacy concerns of governments, regulators, clients and individuals
  • Privacy implications of technology advancements such as Social Media, Big Data, Internet of Things and others
  • Rising demand for privacy professionals globally

DCPP Flyer

  • Who can become a privacy professional?

    • Privacy, Security and IT professionals
    • Lawyers
    • Compliance Officers
    • Information System & Security Auditors
    • Risk Professionals
    • Students from Engineering, Law and Humanities
  • Benefits

    • Become part of a growing privacy fraternity
    • Become a distinguished privacy professional
    • Access the Body of Knowledge (BoK) and regular updates
    • Demonstrate your privacy credentials and enhance employability
    • Get recognition from peers and employers
  • Core competency areas

    • Privacy Evolution
    • Contemporary global developments
    • Data Protection Laws & Regulations
    • Transborder Data Flows
    • Privacy Concepts & Vocabulary
    • Privacy Principles
    • Technology Trends
    • Drivers for Privacy Protection
    • Standards and Frameworks

Category 1: Eligibility

  • Am I eligible to register for DCPP certification?
  • I’m DCPLA© certified, do I need to appear for this exam? How both are different in terms of its value addition in my career?
Certification Fees

Certification Fees

  • INR 15,000 + taxes
  • Annual Certification maintenance fees Rs 2,500 plus taxes with 40 CPE hours.

Contact Us

For any questions or suggestions, contact: Vicky on dcpp@dsci.in

Training Partner

  • Arrka Infosec Private Limited
    Email ID: privacy@arrka.com
  • DCPP© is a great and an innovative initiative by DSCI in today’s information landscape and rapidly growing cyber crimes. I’m proud to be amongst first few DCPP© Certified Professionals. I intend to best utilize it to safeguard and manage Privacy in the interest of citizens of Digital India.

    Mohan Maruti Jadhav Project Manager – IT Infrastructure, IBM
  • DSCI has taken the right step at the right time by coming out with the DCPP© and DCPLA© certifications. Syllabus for DCPP is most appropriate.

    T.M.N.V.R.Subbanna Deputy - Vice President, Axis Bank
  • I am thankful to DCPP© Certification Program that has helped me with in-depth knowledge, along with the unique amalgamation of legal and technical aspects of data privacy. It has aided me with a global view of the current data privacy standards and practices.

    Abhay SinghConsultant, Pricewaterhouse Coopers Pvt. Ltd.
  • DCPP© is a must needed certification for all those who are into the field of InfoSec. The PBoK is like a Bible for the privacy professionals and outlines all aspects of privacy on global front. I congratulate DSCI for coming out with the much needed initiative on privacy.

    Ritesh K BhatiaDirector, V4WEB
  • It’s a privilege and honour to be certified by DSCI. Privacy is a right that is core to our existence and it should compliment, not come in conflict with our equally important need for security and well being. Both can and must co­exist together, to preserve the value of our lives and dignity as citizens,
    and as consumers of products and services.

    Abhijit Anant TelangFounder, Loneous Software