Indian Institute of Science – IISc Bangalore Admission 2017

Indian Institute of Science ( IISC ) Bangalore invites application for admission to Research Program for PhD for the Mid – Year admission to 2017.

IISc Bangalore Admission 2017 Departments

  • Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science and Automation, Ecological Sciences, Electrical Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Systems Engineering, High Energy Physics, Instrumentation and Applied Physics, Inorganic & Physical Chemistry, Materials Research, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nanoscience and Engineering,  Physics, Solid State and Structural Chemistry.
  • Interdisciplimary programBiosystems Science and Engineering.

IISc Bangalore Admission 2017 Eligibility

Candidates possessing a minimum  of second class in the following degrees are eligible to apply

Qualifying degreeQualifying in national entrance tests
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology / Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science.Valid GATE score* / NET JRF** is mandatory
Master’s degree in Science / Master’s degree in Economics, Geography, Social Work, Psychology, Management,Commerce, Operations Research, Computer Science / ApplicationValid GATE score / NET JRF is mandatory
Master’s degree in Engineering / Technology / Architecture / Agriculture / Pharmacy / Veterinary SciencesDesirable to have valid GATE score / NET JRF.
MS / MBA ( post BE / B Tech ) – ( applicable for the department of Management Studies / Ecological Sciences )Desirable to have valid GATE score / NET JRF.
Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Engineering / Technology from any centrally funded technical institutions, with a minimum CGPA of 8.5 out of 10 or its equivalent either of seventh semester or at the end of eighth semester.Desirable to have valid GATE score / NET JRF.
MBBS / MDDesirable to have valid GATE score / NET JRF.

*The GATE score should be valid as on January 1, 2018.  Candidates securing the valid GATE score for the years 2015/2016/2017 may apply.


Short-listing is based either on national entrance tests performance or on the academic performance in the qualifying degree examination as per the table above. The final selection is based on the performance at an interview.

( Note that candidates who were called for the interview held in June 2017 in any one of the above mentioned departments are also eligible to apply again. )

IISc Bangalore PhD Admission 2017 Application Form

IISc PhD Application is available online only candidates can apply online through using the link “Newuser Registration / Login”

IISc Bangalore PhD Application Fee

Applicatiton Fee / ( Non Refundable )

CategoryApplication Fee*
General / OBCRupee 800/-
SC / ST / PWDRupee 400/-
*any bank or payment gateway service charges must be borne by the applicant.

Mode of Payment for Application fee : Only online Payment mode is available (includes internet-banking, Debit Card, Visa/Master Credit Card Payments).

IISc Bangalore PhD Admission 2017 Important Dates

Website opening and online submission of Applications01st October, 2017
Last date for online submission of applications 31st October, 2017
Date of Interview20th / 21st November, 2017
Commencement of session1st January, 2018

Contact details

Indian Institute of Science,
Bangalore – 560 012,
Telephone No. : 080 – 22932210,
Fax : 080 – 23601413,
Email :,
Website :

8 thoughts on “Indian Institute of Science – IISc Bangalore Admission 2017

  1. Sir,

    I am interested in doing the Integrated Msc in Mathamatics, kindly let me know the details of when is the date for joining.

  2. I am form Sudan , I work at University of Sinnar (Sudan) , I finished my ME in Civil Engineering 4 years ago , I am going to do my PhD on dynamic loads , the Topic name is (response of foundation Subjected to dynamic load in selected material with low strain ) , I prepared my idea , just I want to know if its available at (IISc), also the labs and tools which can help me to do my experiment specially machine foundation ..
    I will be waiting for your answer ..
    thank you .

  3. sir/madam,
    when answer of bs group for program is published in your site?please give response to me sir/madam.

  4. It is good institute and i am in final year can i apply for integrated ph.d exam?may i know d syallbus of biological science and chemical science?

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